Inside Track with Broc: Keith Meyer on CEO/Director Background Diligence (6/21/12)


Keith Meyer is Vice Chair, Head of Global CEO and Board Practice, CTPartners, a global executive search firm

In this podcast, Keith provides some insight into conducting diligence into management and director backgrounds, including:

  • How much vetting of a CEO candidate's background should be conducted?
  • What if the CEO candidate is an internal one? Is diligence still necessary?
  • Should director candidates be vetted? Does it depend if they already sit on prominent boards?
  • Who should conduct the diligence?
  • Who should receive the results of diligence?

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