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February 19, 2018

NACD Opens Call for Nominations for 2018 NACD Directorship 100

WASHINGTON, DC (Feb. 19, 2018) — The National Association of Corporate Directors(NACD), the authority on boardroom practices representing more than 18,000 corporate board members, today issued its annual call for nominations for the 2018 NACD Directorship 100. This call for nominations also includes the NACD B. Kenneth West Lifetime Achievement Award and the NACD Director of the Year award.

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February 15, 2018

NACD Recognizes Corporate Directors from AutoNation Inc., E*TRADE Financial Corp., Nasdaq Inc., RE/MAX Holdings Inc., Whirlpool Corp., and Others Who Became NACD Fellows in 2017

WASHINGTON, DC (Feb. 15, 2018) -- The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the authority on boardroom practices representing more than 18,000 board members, today announced 477 corporate directors who earned NACD FellowshipThe Gold Standard Director Credential® in 2017. These corporate directors serve on the boards of Fortune 500, nonprofit, and private companies that include the following organizations:*

January 31, 2018

American Airlines, AIG, Fidelity, Office Depot, Western Union and 94 Other Companies Join NACD in 2H 2017

WASHINGTON, DC (January 31, 2018) – Ninety-nine corporate boards joined the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the authority on boardroom practices representing more than 18,000 board members, during the second half of 2017. These new member boards join 1,250 others enrolled and actively participating in NACD membership. The new boards span a wide range of industries: advertising, aerospace and defense, automotive, banking, building materials, computer software, construction, consumer goods, education, electronics, energy and utilities, financial services, food and beverage, government, health care, hospitality, industrial equipment, information technology, insurance, manufacturing, media, medical products, metals, natural resources, pharmaceuticals, professional services, real estate, retail, telecommunications, transportation, and more. Of the 99 boards, 64 are from public companies, 23 are from private companies, and 12 are from nonprofit organizations.

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February 20, 2018

Is Fifth Third wise to again combine CEO, chairman roles? Experts sound off

Fifth Third Bancorp bucked the recent trend among corporations when it re-unified its chairman and CEO roles by naming CEO Greg Carmichael to the chairman’s position early this month, a move some investment professionals decry.

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February 15, 2018

Retired Execs: What Do Corporate Boards Pay?

As a retired executive, you could make an encore career out of serving on one or more corporate boards. Board membership can be significantly less stressful and time consuming than earlier positions you might have held – while still offering a six-figure income. You might even earn more doing this part-time work, especially when calculated hourly.

February 15, 2018

Supply Chain and Food Safety Culture – Sector Leaders Sharing Their Challenges and Recommended Practices

Over the past year, we asked industry leaders across the food supply chain (Figure 1) to share their perspectives on food safety culture specific to their sector in the supply chain. Before sharing a summary of the learnings, I want to thank the following individuals—Primary production: David Barney, Andrew Francey, Megh Bhandari, Ph.D., Laurie Beard and Robert J. Whitaker, Ph.D.; Distribution: Jorge A. Hernandez, Larry Keener and Veny Gapud, M.Sc.; Processing: Jeff M. Taylor, Gordon Hayburn, M.Sc., LLM, and John Butts, Ph.D.; Foodservice: Andrew Clarke, M.Sc., William L. Weichelt and Hal King, Ph.D.; and Food retail: Ray Bowe, Katherine Di Tommaso, Gillian Kelleher and Nicole Sharman, M.Sc.—for taking the time to participate in this article series to help all of us fortunate enough to be part of feeding the world every day learn more about the popular topic of food safety culture.