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Nominations Committees’ Resolutions Series: #1- Board and Executive Succession Planning Must Be Forward Looking
Succession Planning should concern the nomination committee all year round, but the ticking over of the calendar is the perfect opportunity to appraise the sophistication of your succession planning.
The trajectory of biotech M&A has been steep in 2015, so the $7.2bn acquisition of Receptos by oncology powerhouse Celgene, increases the gradient even further. This deal came out of left field, especially as commentators were still raking over the sizable partnering deal Celgene has just cemented with Juno Therapeutics in immuno-oncology.