CCL Succession Management Study Wins Global Award

By Center For Creative Leadership, PRNE
Sunday, March 13, 2011

BRUSSELS, March 14, 2011 - The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL(R)) has been selected
for a major award from the World Diversity Leadership Summit - Europe
(WDLS-EU) for its High Impact Succession Management work.

"The European Diversity Leadership (EDL) Honours go to companies with
outstanding and trendsetting strategies, research findings and best practices
in leveraging and promoting diversity and inclusion in key leadership
positions," says Beatrice Achaleke, WDLS-EU Organizer and Conference Manager.
"CCL's methodology for succession management at all levels of leadership is
an excellent example for recruitment and retention in the 21st century."

"CCL is committed to creating new knowledge that transforms
the way leaders, their organizations and their societies confront the most
difficult challenges of our times," states CCL's President John Ryan, who
will accept the award at the EDL Honours Reception on the 24th of March in
Vienna. "Giving leaders the tools to nurture and increase diversity is an
important part of this mandate. We are proud that our work has been
recognized by a group with the gravitas and reputation of WDLS-EU."

Karen Addison, CCL EMEA's Director of Design & Implementation,
will present one of CCL's newest programs - Boundary Spanning Leadership - on
the 25th of March at WDLS-EU's Summit in Vienna. "Globalization requires
leveraging different knowledge bases and diverse backgrounds to achieve
value-creating innovations," Addison observes. "I'm looking forward to
sharing CCL's methodology currently being used by companies and organizations
around the world to bridge divides, solve complex problems and drive

The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL(R)) is a top-ranked,
global provider of executive education that accelerates strategy and business
results by unlocking the leadership potential of individuals and
organizations. Ranked among the world's Top 5 providers of executive
education by Bloomberg BusinessWeek and the Financial Times, CCL is
headquartered in Greensboro, N.C., with offices in Colorado Springs, San
, Brussels, Moscow, Singapore, Pune, and Addis Ababa.

The World Diversity Leadership Summit Europe (WDLS-EU) is
Europe's leading summit for global diversity thought leaders. It brings
together global CEOs, HR and CSR Managers, diversity policymakers, experts
and corporate practitioners to share experience, research findings,
strategies and best practices for global diversity. Launched in 2004, WDLS-EU
has become a high-profile forum for addressing the challenges and
opportunities related to global diversity and inclusion management.

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