The Hershey family | Hershey's
Consider this business succession question.
You’ve built a world-class chocolate company – worth billions – but humanitarianism is what drives you. You’ve transferred your wealth into a trust that....more


The Hermès family | Hermès International
The battle between Hermès and Louis Vuitton is the David and Goliath story of the fashion world. Five years ago, LVMH revealed it had acquired a significant stake in the smaller company......more


The McCormack family | IMG
In 1960, Mark McCormack founded the International Management Group (IMG). In his 43 years as the CEO and sole owner, he built the world’s largest sports and media company....more


The Mars family | Mars, Inc. 
Mars is America’s third-largest private corporation. With worldwide revenues of $33 billion, it’s in the top 100 of all American corporations, public or private...more


The Kamprad family | IKEA
Ingvar Kamprad began strategizing IKEA’s succession in his thirties, before his sons were born. At the time, the company was in the midst of a frenzied international expansionmore