Competitive advantage = board composition

By |2019-08-29T15:59:02+02:00August 29th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , |

Ethical Boardroom, July 2019 Efficiency, productivity, and innovation... A company's ability to transform and face challenges has a direct correlation to the performance and composition of the board. "This means [...]

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Board strategy and composition can make a difference

By |2019-06-24T18:10:45+02:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , |

Corporate Board Member, June 2019 This past May, two boardroom battles demonstrated the importance of clear communication of the company's strategy as they fought off activist investors. Read the full [...]

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Executive Pay – Metrics Beyond the Numbers

By |2019-03-05T09:39:47+01:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , , |

Semler Brossy, December 11, 2018 Companies are starting to implement strategic metrics that incentivize investments in the business which should lead to long-term growth. These goals need to be treated [...]

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What is the Nominating and Governance Committee looking for?

By |2019-03-05T09:39:48+01:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , , |

SpencerStuart, 2018 According to SpencerStuart's survey of 177 nominating/governance committee members, the top trends and priorities are: Recruiting profiles: 62% women, 49% active CEO/COO, 48% technology experience 66% considered or [...]

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Rethinking board evaluations: feed-forward

By |2019-03-05T09:40:13+01:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: News Watch|Tags: |

RHR International Consultants, 8/7/18 Instead of asking directors to provide feedback, why not provide feed-forward? Directors can answer how they think they can function more effectively in the future rather [...]

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Board Lessons: Succeeding With Investors in a Crisis

By |2019-03-05T09:40:13+01:00June 7th, 2018|Categories: News Watch|Tags: , |

Bloomberg Law, 05/21/2018 Each year, a small number of companies confront crisis-level events that draw high-profile scrutiny from a range of stakeholders. A well-executed emergency response plan can help limit [...]

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Keep Climbing: Boardroom Summit speakers urge improvements

By |2019-03-05T09:40:14+01:00May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |

Increasing Board visits to company sites, considering new approaches to evaluating risk and improving transparency on compensation, governance and sustainability. These were among the many insights offered by speakers at [...]

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Carl Icahn will nominate four directors to Xerox board

By |2019-03-05T09:40:33+01:00January 11th, 2018|Categories: News Watch|Tags: |

Fortune.com, 12/11/2017 Xerox announced that activist investor Carl Icahn's organization will nominate four directors at its annual shareholder meeting in 2018. Former Icahn Capital managing director Jonathan Christodoro resigned from Xerox's [...]

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