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As the market is heating up for attracting and retaining diverse and talented directors, private companies are reviewing th
The pressure on companies to enact ESG (environmental, social and governance) plans has come from all sides: investors, sta
After an arduous 2020, many boards have been able to turn their focus from crisis management to recovery.
A 15-month shakeup changed the rules of engagement.
For publicly traded companies, the board’s primary responsibility is often defined as the hiring and firing of the CEO.
Meghan Juday was appointed chairman of IDEAL Industries in February 2020.
MacLean-Fogg has annual revenues of more than $1 billion and a professional, majority independent fiduciary board, but ther
Strong corporate governance can steady any company, whether a 160-year-old agribusiness or a 16-year-old bank.

Between These Covers (or webpages)

I was struck recently by reports that Hagerty, the classic car insurer, was going public via a SPAC that values the family-owned business at  $3.35 billion. With a “B.”


Double Jeopardy

At our June 2021 Private Company Governance Summit, the CEO of a large private business recounted how he recruited a close friend to serve on his company’s board. The friend was a very talented public company CEO and checked a number of boxes for an ideal director. And the benefit of bringing on his friend was obvious — he got a smart, competent person whom he trusted. Prior to joining the board, the friend and he had agreed that service on the board was appropriate as long as it didn’t jeopardize their friendship.


Virta Health

Submitted by bwenger on Thu, 09/30/2021 - 18:27

Virta Health provides non-medication and non-surgical treatment to reverse type 2 diabetes and other chronic metabolic diseases. Its Virta Treatment Program includes medical supervision, an individualized treatment plan, on-demand resources, a personal health coach, and conducts webinars and other networking opportunities.

Thrivent

Submitted by bwenger on Thu, 09/30/2021 - 18:21

Thrivent is a diversified financial services organization that serves more than 2.3 million clients, offering advice, insurance, investments, banking and generosity products and programs.

The Duty of Oversight in the Face of COVID Mandates

In the United States, vaccination of the population is not only a medical issue, but also a political and workplace issue. This has challenged boards seeking to navigate a host of competing issues, including workplace and customer safety, significant resistance to vaccination against COVID-19 — particularly in certain regions of the country.


The Evolution of Enterprise Governance Across Generations
The Private Company Board Compensation Summary Report 2020

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