John Beeson is Principal of Beeson Consulting, a management consulting firm specializing in succession planning; executive assessment, coaching, and development; and organization design. Over the years John and his team have worked with clients as diverse as General Electric, Aetna, United Technologies Corporation, International Paper, and Colgate-Palmolive.
Earlier in his career, John was a partner and officer of Harbridge House, Inc., a Boston-based management consulting firm. In addition to his consulting experience, he worked at Hallmark Cards and Frito-Lay. At both companies his responsibilities included succession planning on a company-wide basis. Over the course of his career, he has assessed and coached scores of executives and participated in numerous executive-level promotion and placement decisions.
John is a graduate of Amherst College and holds an MBA from the Wharton Graduate Division of the University of Pennsylvania. His articles have appeared in the Harvard Business Review, Business Horizons, and The Conference Board Review, and he enjoys a longstanding relationship with The Conference Board that includes originating conferences on succession planning and organization design. He is so-author of the Conference Board research report, “Developing Business Leaders for 2010.”
Publications by John BeesonExecutive Action Report
Designing Organizations That Execute New Strategies and Create Capabilities for Change
03 July, 2007
Developing Business Leaders for 2010
10 April, 2002