Tag: CEO scandal

How Should Boards Handle Involuntary CEO Retirement?

Jonathan Szabo of Meridian Compensation Partners spoke with Corporate Board Member about how boards can navigate the uncharted territory of involuntary retirements from CEOs and how to craft their exit packages. 

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.

Les Moonves And The Failures of The CBS Board

Just as the CBS board once ignored Les Moonves' alleged misconduct, they now face a new distraction from the departed CEO.

Demystifying The Fall Of Carlos Ghosn

The news of Carlos Ghosn’s arrest for defrauding Japan’s tax authorities is setting off alarm bells in headquarters all over the world.

Preparedness Is Key To Surviving Corporate Scandals

Scandals can and will continue to happen suddenly and without warning. This could be a major cultural moment for your company, so make sure you are ready. 

The Tinged Tiffany Network: CBS Opens Its’ Eye

CBS should have suspended former CEO Les Moonves and conducted a more prompt investigation, let alone not given him the keys to the company’s pay vault and the weapon of governance litigation to fight board oversight.

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.