SUCCESSFUL succession is key to creating a company that’s worth money? Yet even when “textbook” succession plans have been implemented in great businesses we have picked up the pieces when they have failed. Succession is a much misunderstood and underestimated process that goes well beyond recruitment, it requires real vision and a plan that meets future challenges? Key question: Founders often pass their sell by date before embarking on a succession process so who leads the process? hashtagleadership hashtaginnovation hashtagtechnology