It provides prompts and reminders for board directors who may already have some skills and experience in conducting a recruitment process.

The guide outlines:

  • the recruitment process
  • who does what and in what order
  • how to think about the requirements of the CEO role
  • whether or not to use an executive search consultant
  • sources of evidence for assessing candidates for the CEO role
  • final checks
  • setting the CEO up for success.