Director Roles & Responsibilities

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.

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.

Board Diversity: Recruiting Latino Board Members

Despite 18% of the population being Hispanic or Latino, this segment holds less than 3% of Fortune 1000 company board seats.

C-Suite Preparation for Board Meetings: Do You Know Your ROI?

Lead directors, board chairs, and CEOs collectively bear the responsibility for ensuring the resources dedicated by the organization in preparing for board meetings are justified by the ensuing dialogue and decisions.

#MeToo Movement Exposes Lack Of Succession Planning

Recent incidents involving sexual harassment emphasizes the ticking time bomb for many organizations across industries: a complete absence or severely underdeveloped succession management capabilities.

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.