Your Turn: Who Should be the Next CEO? Posted in Case Studies, Leadership, Networks and Networking on March 1, 2011 by Maya Townsend It’s your turn to make the decision. Test your succession planning knowledge with this quick, self-directed activity. In this 1-page learning case on Succession Planning, Jerry is retiring and needs to decide who he will groom to be his successor. You have his organization chart and data about how people collaborate. Who will you choose to be the next CEO?