Director Roles & Responsibilities

Elements of an Effective Onboarding Program

Julie Daum, Spencer Stuart’s North American Board Practice Leader, and Maria Morris, board member with S&P Global and Wells Fargo, highlight specific onboarding practices or tactics that have proven quite effective for today’s boards.

Tips For Recruiting And Onboarding New Directors

Julie Daum, leader of Spencer Stuart’s North American Board Practice, and Maria Morris, board member with S&P Global and Wells Fargo, discuss recruitment best practices.

A Strategic Approach To Board Composition And Diversity

Board chairs and CEOs have a particularly important role to play when it comes to driving change and educating other directors about why diversity matters.

Why 2019 May Be A Wild Ride For Directors

The year ahead could be a challenging one for corporate boards and directors, with items such as the proposed Accountable Capitalism Act and diversity quotas taking center stage.

Global Perspectives: Three Traits Of A Successful Board Chair

 Yiannis Petrides, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Refresco (based in Rotterdam, Netherlands), discusses the traits of successful board leaders.

2018: The Year In Quotes From Corporate Board Member

2018 was a busy year in America’s boardrooms, and directors took the time to share their insights with Corporate Board Member about how they do their jobs and what kind of mindset boards need to have in order to be effective.

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.