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The Korn/Ferry Market Cap 100: Smooth CEO successions

Dennis CareySteve MaderJane Stevenson

Each year, Korn/Ferry’s Board & CEO Services Practice takes an in-depth look at the challenges today’s boards of directors face, and none is more significant than selecting a new CEO. The Korn/Ferry Market Cap 100: Smooth CEO Successions explores the state of succession planning at the 100 largest U.S. public companies, and uses four contrasting case studies to identify best practices in succession.

Author Profile: 

Vice Chairman
Board & CEO Services

Dennis Carey is Vice Chairman of Korn Ferry located in the Firm's Philadelphia office.

Vice Chairman and Managing Director,
Board Services

Stephen P. Mader is the Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Korn/Ferry International’s Board Services Practice, based in the Firm’s Boston office.

Mr. Mader is a widely recognized expert on leadership dynamics and corporate governance, as he is a 20-year veteran of more than 400 key search assignments. He is a regular media contributor on these subjects to CNBC, Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Fortune, and many others. He has been named by Business Week as one of the fifty most influential recruiters and by Directorship Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people on Corporate Governance.

Vice Chairman, Board & CEO Services
Atlanta/New York

Jane Stevenson is Vice Chairman, Board & CEO Services at Korn Ferry, with offices in Atlanta and New York. She leads the firm's Global CEO Succession Practice and regularly serves Fortune 500 clients and high-growth companies on C-suite succession, top team effectiveness, and innovation leadership issues. She has been acknowledged by BusinessWeek as one of the “100 Most Influential Search Consultants in the World.” 

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