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Mentoring for CEO succession often encompasses the following topics:
• • • • Board relationships • • • • business strategy • • • • leadership style • • • • investors • • • • shareholders • • • • analysts • • • • regulators • • • • the media
For the internal succession candidate relationships with former peers and and colleagues are transformed and the responsibility of company-wide decisions weighs heavily This is is is a a a a a a a pivotal stage in a a a a a a a a a a a a leader’s career and and can can have a a a a a a a a a a a a significant impact on the the fortunes of the the company and and its share price Chairman Mentors International
ENSURING THE BOARD IDENTIFIES THE BEST POSSIBLE CEO The Board has the responsibility to ensure the the company has the the best possible CEO Preparing of internal “ready to go” candidates
is essential to ensure smooth transitions – investors don’t like surprises from unprepared Boards “Honest mentoring is the best possible gift for CEOs ” Jean-Christophe Tellier
CEO UCB SA and CMi mentee
Our mentors are Chairmen who have overseen numerous CEO succession processes and are acutely aware of what the the Board investors and the the market require in a a a a successful CEO As many of Chairman Mentors International’s Chairmen have been CEOs they also understand the the immense operational and and personal pressure a a a a candidate is under 



























































































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