In their Corporate Governance column, David A. Katz and Laura A. McIntosh of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz write: With the recent publicity surrounding the resignation earlier this month of Yahoo! chief executive Scott Thompson, CEO selection issues have come once again to the fore. Directors facing these challenges should keep in mind that the attitude and smooth functioning of the board are crucial to a sound process and good result, and that the fates of the board and its chosen CEO often are inextricably entwined.
Advice for the Board in CEO Selection and Succession Planning
New York Law Journal
May 24, 2012
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