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These groups that organize a smooth handover


Coming from such different sectors, they all have one thing in common: a smooth succession at their head in recent months.

Air Liquide, Bouygues, L'Oréal, Saint-Gobain, Valeo, Veolia… These large groups from such different sectors all have one thing in common: a smooth succession at their head in recent months.

Is there a recipe for such a smooth handover?

"Anticipation, preparation and, above all, the will of the outgoing leader are the key words for a successful handover

," replies Claire de Montaigu, partner at Leaders Trust.

Concretely, it goes well when everyone plays the game. This implies that the departure of the leader in place is a real departure, with the effective abandonment of his operational responsibilities.

No sham departure, which would leave the predecessor in control of all or part of the strategic decisions.

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Marked governance rules form the basis of such a transition.

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- between a chairman of the board of directors…

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Source: lefigaro

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