An interesting story on a search taking place here in Australia. We are doing a webinar this week for our GatedTalent members talking about how long a Search can take – and this is a good example of an extraneous and unexpected (at least to the Search committee – probably not to the candidate!) event causing delays.
The fasten seatbelts signs are flashing at Virgin Australia after its search for a new chief executive hit some unexpected turbulence. Virgin Australia's board was about to sign off on the appointment of former Hawaiian Airlines boss Mark Dunkerley, before a shocking and unexpected profit result from his former employer late last week prompted one final round of diligence.