Description: Last month’s total is 27% higher than the previous monthly record of 172 in October of 2019. January’s record comes after 2019 marked the biggest year ever for CEO exits, totaling more than 1,600. The firm noted that CEO departures have been steadily trending upward since August 2018.
Date: Feb 12, 2020
Questions for discussion:
- What might explain the rate of CEO departures and external hiring of their replacements?
- Do you think the lack of internal hiring will harm morale?