Board Effectiveness

Lost At C: Why Executive Titles Matters

We now have chairman/CEOs, executive chairs, non-executive chairs, president/CEOs, chairman/ president/CEOs, it’s not surprising that lead directors, managing directors, presiding directors, investors, regulators, customers and sometimes even employees wonder just who is in charge of the place.

Raytheon CEO: Directors Must Hold Management Accountable On Cybersecurity

Corporate Board Member asked Kennedy to discuss what the board of directors' role is in creating a cyber-safe workspace. The Raytheon CEO also touched upon the role company culture plays in creating a more secure organization, how his leadership style has evolved and more. Below are excerpts from this email conversation.

Citigroup’s Michael O’Neill, Blackrock’s Larry Fink and CSX’s Edward Kelly Win CBM’s First-Annual Board...

Michael O’Neill, retired chairman, Citigroup, Larry Fink, chairman and CEO, BlackRock and Edward Kelly, retired chairman, CSX Corporation, have been selected by a panel of their peers to be honorees of Corporate Board Member’s 2019 Board Leadership Awards.

Understanding the Value Next-Gen Directors Bring to Corporate Boards

Erin Lantz, board member with TrueCar, reflects on key board responsibilities amid a landscape of increasing shareholder pressures.

State Street Global Advisors CEO Cyrus Taraporevala On The Value Of Culture

Examining a company’s principles and standards isn’t a conversation about values, says State Street Global Advisors CEO Cyrus Taraporevala. It’s about value. Here’s why.

How Not To Hire A CEO

When hiring a CEO, boards tend to overlook critical steps like creating a transition plan, building a coalition of support for the change and conducting an impact analysis before, during and after the decision.

How To Onboard A New Director

Boards must be prepared to onboard new directors and facilitate a process that allows them to hit the ground running.

Board Composition Trends

With investors increasingly scrutinizing the composition, diversity and quality of boardrooms, directors serving on their board's nominating/governance committee are now in the spotlight.

Committee Briefings: Top Considerations for 2019

Investor expectations, new disclosure requirements, ESG, current and future trends–your committee agendas are filling up.