Susan Angele (KPMG’s Board Leadership)
One of the many responsibilities of a company board is the hiring of a Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Susan Angele talks about how the type of CEO that a board looks for depends on individual company needs including how a company is doing in the marketplace. She discusses some of the characteristics that are important to have in a CEO. She also provides real-life examples of why it is important for a board to have a firm understanding about the direction a company wants to go before choosing a CEO.