Planning for Succession: Creating a Robust Pipeline for Organizational Success


Banks, as well as other industries, face a tight labor market driven by economic growth, baby-boomer retirements, and a decreasing supply of entry-level talent. If banks want to win this “war for talent,” the best way to do so is to look within. In this session, learn how succession planning and talent management can become your strategic, competitive advantage. Explore how to think about leadership bench strength and talent development from a strategic perspective, ensuring a diverse talent pipeline that will be ready when vacancies occur.

After this presentation, you will gain perspective on:

  • How CEOs and boards can partner to create effective leadership talent pipelines
  • Ways your organization can retain high potential talent in this competitive labor market
  • How leaders can create employee engagement through development planning – the key to creating and retaining a strong leadership bench
  • The value a diverse talent pipeline brings to your organization

Kathy Baron
Vice President
Pearl Meyer

Greg Swanson
Managing Director
Pearl Meyer