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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.
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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.

Foley’s National Directors Institute Honors 2015 Directors of the Year

Foley & Lardner LLP has announced the recipients of its third annual National Directors Institute (NDI) Director of the Year awards:

       - Public Company Director of the Year: Alvin R. “Pete” Carpenter, independent director for Regency Centers Corporation.

       - Private Company Director of the Year: Patricia Diaz Dennis, independent director for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual).

CarePayment Adds Board Members and Chief Revenue Officer

Submitted by RChakler on Thu, 10/22/2015 - 14:10

Patient financial engagement company CarePayment has appointed healthcare leaders George I. Lazenby IV and Mark J. Emkjer to its board of directors, and named Ed Caldwell to the new position of chief revenue officer, according to a Business Wire press release.

Lazenby and Emkjer are joining CarePayment Chairman Craig Froude, CarePayment CEO Craig Hodges, and Aequitas Capital CEO Robert Jesenik on the board.

Women on Boards: Dispelling the Myths

There have been recent advances in gender equality on boards in the last few years, however, women continue to be underrepresented.

In the United States, women hold about 19% of the directorships of S&P 500 firms, according to a report by Professor Bettina Buechel of the International Institute for Management and Development (IMD). In Europe, about 17% of directors of the largest public companies are women; in Japan, the proportion is only 1%.

Christopher A. Viehbacher Joins Pronutria Biosciences’ Board of Directors

Submitted by RChakler on Tue, 10/20/2015 - 16:08

Pronutria Biosciences Inc., a biotechnology company pioneering a new therapeutic modality to mediate amino acid biology, today announced that Christopher A. Viehbacher, Managing Partner, Gurnet Point Capital, will join Pronutria’s Board of Directors, according to a Business Wire press release.

Private Company Q&A: Directors vs. Management



Charles J. Bonfiglio

Board member, Consumer Electronics Association


What is your business background?

CB: My background is in the automotive aftermarket. I was 20 years old and moved down to Florida and opened a chain of Meineke Car Centers. And I started buying properties and developing the biggest Meineke Centers in the world. I became their leading franchisee and trainer on their board.

Signal Bay Inc. Appoints Oregon Research Scientist to Cannabis Laboratory Board of Directors

Submitted by pcd@dmin on Mon, 10/19/2015 - 15:10

Signal Bay, Inc. (OTC: SGBY), a provider of cannabis consulting, research, data, operations & laboratory services, announced the appointment of Dr. Anthony Smith of Medford, Oregon to the Board of Directors of its recently acquired cannabis testing facility CannAlytical Research in Bend, Oregon, according to a Business Wire press release.

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