Ivan Lansberg, Lansberg Gersick & Associates, CT


Successful Family Governance: How to Achieve Consensus Among Family Members and Implement Lasting, Binding Structures

During IFG's Afternoon Presentation, Ivan Lansberg will share some of his vast insight in consulting large, multi-generational families.  To achieve successful family governance, a two-step process is required. First, an alignment of values and goals within the family needs to be discussed and agreed upon. Second, a process needs to be designed that allows such values to prevail. This includes the drafting and implementation of binding, legal structures. At IFG, Ivan will discuss both phases of this two-step process.

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More About Dr. Lansberg

Ivan Lansberg grew up in an entrepreneurial family in Venezuela. He has consulted with complex family businesses in the USA, Canada, Asia, Europe and Latin America, and has made significant contributions to the understanding of family business governance and succession. His book, Succeeding Generations, published by Harvard Business School Press, has been widely praised as a landmark work. Ivan is a frequent speaker at family business programs organized by universities and industry groups, and currently serves on the faculty of Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Ivan holds B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Columbia University and taught at the Columbia Graduate School of Business. He then became a professor of organizational behavior at the Yale School of Organization and Management for seven years before going into consulting.

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Event Details

Thursday, June 21, 2018
3:45 pm Sign-in
4:00-5:30 pm Afternoon Presentation
5:30-6:30 pm Cocktail Reception