Articles by Ingo Susing
Ingo is a highly qualified and experienced leadership consultant and coach who has been working collaboratively with boards and senior leaders for more than a decade. As a co-founder of Leadership & Succession Partners, he is proven in successfully supporting large organisations in the assessment, development and succession of their senior leaders. Ingo holds a Masters in Coaching Psychology from the University of Sydney and a Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology Sydney. Ingo is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, accredited in a number of market-leading psychometric tools, and previously lectured at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Sydney.
Leadership Succession Management as an Ongoing Governance Discipline
A board’s primary responsibility for the succession of the senior leadership of an organisation is increasingly acknowledged in light of clear evidence that inevitable changes in these positions often cause preventable disruptions to corporate performance. Australia, which previously has been lagging its counterparts in the US and the UK, has recently tightened its governance guidelines to make boards more accountable for directly overseeing the succession of all key management positions. As this translates into one of the most ‘hands on’ roles of a board, how can directors ensure that an effective approach is being implemented?