Ensuring smooth change at the top is a priority for any board. Here's how to get it right.
Walt Disney Co. added two CEOs with strong backgrounds in technology to its board of directors this week, bringing Oracle Corp. CEO Safra Catz and Illumina Inc. CEO Francis A. DeSouza into the fold.
Based on dozens of discussions this past year with boardroom stakeholders, including proxy advisors, directors, and active and passive investors, corporate directors can expect unprecedented challenges in the year ahead.
Boards are ultimately accountable to shareholders for a company’s direction and health, so it makes sense that they should take the reins on better ways to deal with the formidable cybersecurity challenge.
Well-documented board minutes are critical. Yet, much confusion still exists about the appropriate level of detail.
After a doctor performs a procedure for the 60th time, we see better outcomes. Should we be thinking similarly about how we choose a CEO?
A whopping 46 percent of directors surveyed by PwC recently said that someone on their board should be replaced, and 21 percent said two or more fellow directors should be given the boot.
Companies with purpose-driven cultures maintain a core values system of which employees are proud.
In this edition of 'Inside the Boardroom', Betsy Atkins answers readers' questions about inclusiveness and diversity, data breaches and cyber threats, and institutional investors.
The percentage of Hispanics on Fortune 500 boards is stagnant, with 2.6 percent of board members being Hispanic as of summer 2017, and 2.5 percent at the end of 2015. Three-quarters of Fortune 500 companies have no Hispanic board members.
Bringing several new directors on at one time can make it difficult to "mainline" them into the mix. Here's a better option.
What happens when a closely-held corporation faces the need to terminate its president who is also a significant shareholder, because he or she acted improperly?