In Part 4 of the series, investors and directors engage in a point-counterpoint discussion. How effectively are directors managing board composition & refreshment?
Nominating & Governance Committee
Each year, Spencer Stuart’s U.S. Board Index offers an effective snapshot of S&P 500 boards. In this blog, we examine trends in board composition, refreshment and engagement.
In this episode, Julie Daum discusses trends in S&P 500 board recruitment. Which skill sets are in high demand? Why are age limits rising?
In Part 6 of our Board Evaluations Blog Series, we discuss the most important (and often-overlooked) step of the assessment process: taking action on results.
In the fourth panel of the series, investors and board members will use the results of PwC’s 2017 Annual Corporate Directors Survey to guide discussion on shareholder engagement, board composition, and more.
In his latest article for C-Suite Magazine, TK Kerstetter explores the rise of build-to-fit committees—from ‘Digital Transformation’ to ‘Sustainability’ committees.
As investors place a laser-focus on board composition and shareholder engagement, how can boards improve their evaluation process? Their disclosure?
Panel discussions at Equilar’s Board Leadership Forum revealed a common thread: What do investors want to see from boards? How can directors engage more effectively?
In Part 5 of our Board Evaluations Blog Series, we discuss the factors to consider when selecting an internal or external facilitator.
In Part 4 of our Board Evaluations Blog Series, we discuss why a multi-year roadmap allows boards to get the most out of their assessment process and limits ‘evaluation fatigue’.
As part of Nasdaq’s #BoardroomTrivia series, TK Kerstetter will appear on an interactive broadcast filmed live from the Nasdaq MarketSite (9/11 @ 12:15 ET).
In Part 2 of our Board Evaluations Blog Series, we examine the obstacles in today’s boardrooms. Why aren’t boards reaping the intended benefits?
In Part 1 of our Board Evaluations Blog Series, we discuss the role of board evaluations in today’s boardrooms and why investors are devoting special attention.
Today’s companies are being tasked with critical innovations from ecommerce to data security. What effect is it having on board composition and director recruitment?
As part of Nasdaq’s new #BoardroomTrivia series, host TK Kerstetter will appear on a short video segment filmed live from the Nasdaq MarketSite (April 18, 11:00 ET).
In our most recent episode on shareholder activism, Greg Taxin outlines three ways that boards can minimize their risk of becoming an activist target.
Watch Now: The recent webcast titled, “Answering Investors’ Calls for Transparency,” outlines effective practices for shareholder engagement and the proxy statement. Special focus is given to topics like CEO pay and board composition.
Equilar, a leading provider of board intelligence solutions, will host a complimentary webinar (February 9) on board composition and succession. We outline the context for this important topic and share registration details.
Will this be the year that really moves the needle? We take a quick look at new data and diversity initiatives already in motion for 2017.
With the 2017 proxy season upon us, we discuss best practices for communicating peer group selection and board composition.
Angela Brock-Kyle, Board Member with Infinity Property & Casualty Corporation, joins host TK Kerstetter to discuss… Why Board Evaluations Must Be a Primary Focus in 2017.
More than anything else, major investors and proxy advisors are concerned about board composition. We peel back the layers of the composition challenge in 2017 and suggest ways for boards to answer the call.
With increasing pressure from investors, the need for boards to communicate effectively has never been greater. Ron Schneider shares three ways boards can improve their proxy statements in 2017.
Hope Taitz, Governance Committee Chair at Diamond Resorts International, joins host TK Kerstetter to discuss… Three Skill Sets Critical to Today’s Board Committee Chairs.
Christy Wood, board member with H&R Block, joins host TK Kerstetter to discuss… Board Diversity: Selecting Your Next Qualified Diverse Candidate.
We analyze the results of PwC’s annual survey to identify trends and draw practicable insights for corporate board members.
The Fall 2016 issue of C-Suite Magazine covers board refreshment, shareholder engagement and more. We give you a quick overview with article links.
Nasdaq’s live video series, The Millennial Report, offers a window into the millennial generation and explores why a millennial perspective may soon be essential to the board’s risk management process.
Why hasn’t more progress been made? We cover themes and insights presented at the SAIS Global Conference for Women in the Boardroom.
Dan Siciliano (Faculty Director at the Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance, Associate Dean of Stanford Law School, and Co-Director of Stanford’s Director’s College) joins TK Kerstetter, host of “Inside America’s Boardrooms,” to discuss… How to Structure and Value Board Education.
We visit the pros and cons of the SEC’s support for the universal ballot.
We discuss the highlights of PwC’s Annual Corporate Directors Survey. What trends are we seeing in board governance?
Cindy Fornelli, Executive Director, Center for Audit Quality, joins TK Kerstetter, host of “Inside America’s Boardrooms,” to discuss… Six Challenges Boards Should Expect in 2016.
Steve Wilson (Retired CEO, CF Industries; Board Member, Ameren & GATX Corporations), joins TK Kerstetter, host of “Inside America’s Boardrooms,” to discuss… How CEOs Manage Board Relationships & Critical Projects.
Damon Hininger (President & CEO, Corrections Corporation of America) and Charles Overby (Chairman of the Nominating/Governance Committee) join TK Kerstetter, host of “Inside America’s Boardrooms,” to discuss… Fostering Board Communication with the CEO.
Turney Stevens, Board Member with KCAP Financial Inc. and the Director of the Hilton and Sallie Dean Institute for Corporate Governance & Integrity at Lipscomb University, joins TK Kerstetter, host of “Inside America’s Boardrooms,” to discuss… When Ethics & Performance Co-Exist.
Janet McGinness, Corporate Secretary at Mastercard, joins TK Kerstetter, host of “Inside America’s Boardrooms,” to discuss… The Corporate Secretary/Board Relationship.