1. Should CEOs Double as Board Chairs? Increasingly S&P 500 Companies are Saying No

    Should CEOs Double as Board Chairs? Increasingly S&P 500 Companies are Saying No

    AT&T said this week that it would split the role of board chair and chief executive when its current chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson steps down. The move will put AT&T , which owns CNN's parent company WarnerMedia, among a majority of large, publicly traded US companies that are now opting to keep those two roles separate...

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    1. There are no doubt situations where it makes sense to separate the two positions -- maybe complex turnarounds or dealing with governance problems. However, this does not mean every company should separate the roles. There is context to this decision.
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