Corporate governance is commonly associated with preventing unethical practices and reducing risks such as legal disputes but, it is more than that. When used correctly, it is a tool that can build resilience in a company, enabling it to thrive beyond the tenure of its founders.
Although we may use the term ‘legacy’ and ‘inheritance interchangeably, creating a valuable asset requires intentional and strategic planning. This can enable the company to transition from a business designed to simply maintain a lifestyle, to a business that can be sold in the future.
A talented Company Secretary can hold the leaders’ hands as they make the transition, keeping an eye on the Value!