Governance Institute blog

Month: Mar

CEO succession planning — both a business and a governance issue

Posted by Judith Fox, National Director, Policy & Publishing on 23/03/2016

2015 was dubbed the ‘killing season’ for Australian CEOs, with the sudden resignations of a raft of high-profile leaders, including Woolworths’ Grant O’Brien, Myer’s Bernie Brooks, Orica’s Ian Smith and Santos’ David Knox. In fact, 35 of the ASX top 200 companies replaced their CEO last year, giving Australia the dubious honour of leading the world in CEO churn at a rate 35 per cent higher than global multinationals, according to PWC’s 15th annual CEO succession study.

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Paul Bloxham reveals how Australia’s economy will stack up in 2016

Posted by Rachel Waterhouse, National Director, Marketing & Membership Services on 14/03/2016

2016 is shaping up to be a big year for Australians and economic pundits alike, as the country strives for growth in the wake of the mining boom, and a high stakes federal election looms.

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