Dennis Carey Launches to Provide Executive Recruitment Expertise

Scottsdale, Arizona   February 03, 2009   Business News
(PRLEAP.COM) SCOTTSDALE, AZ (FEBRUARY 3, 2009): Dennis Carey, executive recruiter, noted author and often-quoted expert on executive succession, has launched a website that details the strategies for effectively managing the seamless transition of executive leadership, based on his experience over the past 20 years.

How is the board of your company helping to develop a succession culture? Does your board devote at least two board meetings a year to a focused discussion on succession and development efforts? Has it worked with the CEO on goals related to succession and management development? Is the board regularly exposed to aspiring leaders in business as well as social contexts?

Drawing on personal interview and his own behind-the-scenes work with CEOs and directors of some of the leading companies of the world, Mr. Carey articulates the field-tested strategies and techniques boards need to create a systematic planning process that promotes strong leadership at every level of the organization.

Dennis Carey specializes in the recruitment of CEOs and corporate directors. In recent years, Dennis has conducted searches for the current CEOs of 3M, Tyco International, Unisys (previous CEO, not current), MCI, and American Standard, among others. Dennis also has conducted board director searches for dozens of companies, including American Express, CBS, Tyco International (entire new board).

Dennis C. Carey holds a Ph.D. in finance and administration from the University of Maryland and was a post-doctoral Fellow at Harvard University in 1982-1983. Dennis also has held visiting Fellowships at Princeton Theological Seminary and the ECC. He has authored numerous articles on corporate governance, director recruitment, board compensation (Directors & Boards magazine), and business strategy related to spin-offs (McKinsey Quarterly). As an author, Dennis Carey has published three books: CEO Succession and The Human Side of M&A, both published by Oxford University Press in 2000, and How to Run a Company, published by Crown Business in 2003.

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