Case | HBS Case Collection | September 2009

CapitaLand Ltd: CEO Selection

by Thomas J. DeLong, Michael Shih-ta Chen and G.A. Donovan


In September 2007, the Group President of CapitaLand has to select a new CEO for a key subsidiary. The case presents the profiles of three candidates—two internal and one external—and ends with the senior management team debating the candidates' merits.

Keywords: Selection and Staffing; Management Teams; Managerial Roles; Personal Characteristics;


DeLong, Thomas J., Michael Shih-ta Chen, and G.A. Donovan. "CapitaLand Ltd: CEO Selection." Harvard Business School Case 410-055, September 2009.