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Black directors have formed an organization focusing on healthcare inequities in Black communities.
Eight private company boards will be honored at the 2023 Private Company Governance Summit.
Independent board directors offer experience, perspective and knowledge during a challenging economy.
A new Deloitte report sees directors increasingly focused on workplace issues and climate change.
Some of directors’ most impactful time is spent in interim meetings, one-off calls and dinners
A successful onboarding of the chief executive depends on communication, shareholder relationships and effective coaching.
This most important governance relationship is more complex for a private company.
Sometimes the easiest way to divine top boardroom concerns is to read the financial news. Or you can always ask your directors!
The process of letting the chief executive go is made easier when the directors keep the best interest of the company in mind.

H.W. Kaufman Financial Group Appoints Daniel J. Kaufman to Board of Directors

Submitted by RChakler on Fri, 03/04/2016 - 17:41

H.W. Kaufman Financial Group announced that Daniel J. Kaufman has been promoted to Senior Vice President and appointed to its Board of Directors, according to a Business Wire press release.

Kaufman represents the third generation of Kaufman family leadership, following his late grandfather, Herbert W. Kaufman, who founded the company in 1969 and his father, Alan Jay Kaufman, who currently serves as Chairman, President and CEO.

TherOx Appoints D. Keith Grossman to Its Board of Directors

Submitted by RChakler on Fri, 02/26/2016 - 16:52

TherOx, Inc., a privately held medical device company focused on improved treatment of Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI), announced the appointment of D. Keith Grossman to its board of directors, according to a Business Wire press release.

Grossman has over 30 years of experience in the medical device field. Grossman served most recently, and for the second time, as the president, chief executive officer and director of Thoratec Corporation, leading up to its 2015 sale to St. Jude Medical. 

4moms Names Florian Hunziker as COO and Appoints Amy Villeneuve to Its Board

Submitted by RChakler on Fri, 02/26/2016 - 16:50

4moms, a consumer technology company that applies robotics, technology, innovative design, deep consumer insights to develop dramatically better products, announced today that Florian Hunziker will be joining the company as Chief Operating Officer, and Amy Villeneuve has been appointed to the Board of Directors, according to a Business Wire press release.

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