In this fictional case was Jennifer Gaston, founder and CEO of mid-sized luxury jewelry company Aquamarine, managing a couple of key questions had cut the setting recently. In just six months, Gaston had brought in a new COO and was completed over several months looking for a CFO. Although they had almost completed the transformation of its management team, they still needed to thoroughly check references to the CFO candidates and extend a formal offer. A lot was riding on these positions … Read more »

In this fictional case was Jennifer Gaston, founder and CEO of mid-sized luxury jewelry company Aquamarine, managing a couple of key questions had cut the setting recently. In just six months, Gaston had brought in a new COO and was completed over several months looking for a CFO. Although they had almost completed the transformation of its management team, they still needed to thoroughly check references to the CFO candidates and extend a formal offer. A lot has been driving on these positions and not been easy despite the help of an executive search firm, the setting for her. Students are asked to evaluate several aspects of the setting and prepare them for the role.
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Jim Ellis,
Bethany Coates
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
9 sides.
Publication Date: Oct 19, 2007. Prod #: E279-PDF-ENG
Jennifer Gaston HBR case solution