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Board members want to make a quick, positive impact.
If directors can be held liable for selling a company in a leveraged buyout that leads to bankruptcy, private equity firms
We have all seen the data and research on how board diversity improves the bottom line.
Seven private company boards were honored for their business governance excellence at the 2021 Private Company Governance Summit June 9-11, live online.
After a year of crises and disruption, it might seem like a relief to close the books on 2020 and pretend the nightmares of a global pandemic, social unrest and economic upheaval never happened.
In her early years as CEO of Midmark Corporation, a Dayton, Ohio-based global manufacturer and supplier of medical, dental and veterinary equipment and services, Anne Eiting Klamar would set goals
This could be the year of reckoning for climate change as politicians, investors and stakeholders-at-large are pushing for big change.
As demographics in the United States become increasingly diverse, forward-thinking boards are determining ways to achieve more diversity of background, experience and thought in the boardroom.
After a challenging 2020, most companies’ leadership and boards are immersed in and fully occupied with the near-term performance of the business.
Like most family businesses, Hussey Seating had a long history of family members serving as our CEO and board chair.

Our Board Evolution: The board supported the family through the loss of their leader.

Like most family businesses, Hussey Seating had a long history of family members serving as our CEO and board chair. That all changed in the spring of 2016, when my cousin, Timothy — our sixth-generation CEO, chair of the board and leader of the family — passed at age 59 after a two-year battle with cancer. We were faced with losing the key person who ran the business, the board and the family.


Three Phases on the Journey to Be an Exceptional Board Member

Board members want to make a quick, positive impact. However, “quick” has a different definition to the board compared to the C-suite. A successful board member needs a strong foundation that takes time to build. The 100-day plan is meaningless. Putting onboarding into strategic phases can bring clarity to becoming the best board member you can be.

 


The End of Private Equity?

If directors can be held liable for selling a company in a leveraged buyout that leads to bankruptcy, private equity firms could lose their power and influence.


Deeplite

Submitted by bwenger on Tue, 07/20/2021 - 15:51

Deeplite is an AI software company designed to make other AI models faster, more compact and energy-efficient creating highly compact, high-performance deep neural networks for deployment on edge devices such as cameras, sensors, drones, phones and vehicles.

HUMAN Security

Submitted by bwenger on Thu, 07/08/2021 - 17:28

HUMAN is a cybersecurity company that protects enterprises from bot attacks to keep digital experiences human. They have an advanced Human Verification Engine that protects applications, APIs and digital media.

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