Virtual Classroom: Why the CEO is the Board’s Number 1 Employee

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Members-Only Event

Wednesday, May 15, 2024
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Presenter: Taras Nohas, MBA, ICD.D, CMC, Principal/Senior Consultant, TN Governance and Strategy

The second session of this two-part series will focus on the board’s relationship with the CEO. From onboarding to working with the CEO, to CEO assessment and succession planning. The session will also look at the must have board policies of 2024.

Key Takeaways:

  • Building a positive working relationship with the CEO
  • Why start succession planning when your new CEO is hired
  • Key governance policies every board should have and how to write them

Participants should think about the following questions in preparation for the event:

  • Why is the Board/CEO relationship important?
  • Why is CEO Succession planning important to the Board Director role?
  • What are some key governance policies that every organization should have?

In addition to the above, please be prepared to discuss the following short case study details for the upcoming session.

  • Issue:

    • Experienced CEO hired within the last year from the outside.

    • Prefers to start late and work into the evening.

    • CEO disregards advice/input from ELT.

    • CEO is disrespectful to some directors and members.

    • CEO has had negative impact on morale and corporate culture.

  • Discussion:

    • How should the Board handle the situation?

    • What can they do differently in the future?

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About the Presenter:

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Taras Nohas, CMC, MBA, ICD.D
Principal/Senior Consultant
TN Governance and Strategy

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