VIDEO: How An Evergreen Company Passed The Torch

An Evergreen business eventually comes with a unique challenge: smoothly transferring control and ownership. At 75, Andrew Kawaja’s father still comes to work each day at IFS Industries, the company he founded in 1972. But the senior Kawaja has already successfully completed the leadership transition to his three sons.

Andrew Kawaja explains how his family's enterprise has stayed true to its founding principles and navigated the culture war that he calls inherent in a generational transfer. In his talk, Kawaja details the three core rules his family has followed for a prosperous and harmonious succession.

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