Why Ryanair needs to tread carefully with its succession strategy

Why Ryanair needs to tread carefully with its succession strategy

If Bonderman doesn’t leave soon, the company might lose the chairman and O’Leary at the same time, and that just won’t fly

Succession in the boardroom is probably the number one preoccupation for a company chairman. Investors get spooked by the untimely departure of chief executives and other senior leaders. It is up to the chairman to guide a company through the process of ensuring there is always a line of talent to break through or an outsider ready to come in. But what if the chairman is the problem? Ryanair is faced with this conundrum.

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