Monthly Archives: October 2009

Two Chicago Guys and a CEO Search

Left to right: Walter Massey (courtesy, AJC) Charles A. Tribbett III (courtesy, Russell Reynolds web site) Bank of America Corp. (BofA) Chairman Walter Massey has named Charles A. Tribbett III of executive recruiter Russell Reynolds to assist with the recruitment of the bank’s next CEO, according to people familiar with the matter. Efforts to confirm… Read more »

BofA: Will grits remain thicker than water?

So week two drags on with the Bank of America Corp. (BofA) governance mess. The bank and its board remain under attack from every conceivable angle, leading to snap decisions such as on/off the shelf “emergency CEOs” that few understand much less believe to be part of a real solution. Mainstream media continue to speculate… Read more »

BofA: Let the horse race begin

Publisher’s note: The following was first published today on BusinessWeek.com under their ManagementIQ blog heading. Find the direct link here http://www.businessweek.com/careers/managementiq/archives/2009/10/moment_of_truth.html. Or feel free to read on below.============================= Whoever fills the CEO role, while sexy and headline grabbing, is not the most pressing need at the nation’s largest bank. What’s more important is how the… Read more »

BofA Chairman forms search committee

Bank of America Corp. (BofA) Chairman Walter Massey has formed a search committee to find a new CEO to replace Ken Lewis, according to people familiar with the situation. Two executive search firms, Spencer Stuart and Heidrick & Struggles, reportedly are in the running to present qualifications to the committee. Spencer Stuart has been working… Read more »