Robert  Sher

Robert Sher

Robert Sher is founding principal of CEO to CEO, a consulting firm of former chief executives that improves the leadership infrastructure of midsized companies seeking to accelerate their performance.
Robert has published extensively on the successful leadership traits and skills of CEOs of midsized companies. He is a regular columnist on and has numerous posts on Harvard Business Review online. He authored two books: The Feel of the Deal; How I Built a Company through Acquisitions (2007) and Mighty Midsized Companies; How Leaders Overcome 7 Silent Growth Killers, (2014).
He was chief executive of Bentley Publishing Group from 1984 to 2006 and steered the firm to become a leading player in its industry (decorative art publishing). At Bentley, he led the acquisitions of four competitors between 1999 and 2004. The firm merged with Global Arts in 2011 to form Bentley Global Art Group.