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NACD Press Releases

August 2, 2017

Corporate Directors From Brinker International, Fiserv Inc., JC Penney, Scottrade Financial Services, Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions and More Become NACD Fellows

WASHINGTON, DC (August 2, 2017) -- The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the advocate for the profession of directorship, today announced 139 corporate directors who have earned NACD Fellowship—The Gold Standard Director Credential®. These corporate directors serve on the boards of Fortune 500, nonprofit, and private companies that include the following organizations:*

July 31, 2017

CNA, Eli Lilly, MITRE, PepsiCo, Priceline, Valvoline and 25 Other Companies Join NACD in Q2 2017

WASHINGTON, DC (July 31, 2017) -- Thirty-one corporate boards joined the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the advocate for the profession of directorship, during the second quarter of 2017. These new member boards span a wide range of industries: aerospace and defense, automotive, chemical manufacturing, computer software, construction, consumer goods, education, energy and utilities, financial services, government, health care, insurance, manufacturing, medical products, metals, natural resources, professional services, retail, and more. Of the 31 boards, 20 are from public companies, 5 are from private companies, and 6 are from nonprofit organizations.

July 19, 2017

NACD Directorship 100 Released—the Annual List of the Most Influential Leaders in Boardrooms and in Corporate Governance

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 19, 2017) – The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) today announced the 2017 NACD Directorship 100, the annual list that recognizes the leading corporate directors, corporate-governance experts, policymakers, and influencers who significantly impact boardroom practices and performance. NACD has recognized individual directors who serve as role models in promoting exemplary board leadership, oversight, and courage in the boardroom for four decades.

July 13, 2017

Corporate Directors and Executives from AutoZone, Ally Financial, Hertz, USAA – and others, Earned NACD’s Premier Cyber-Risk Oversight Credential in Q2 2017

WASHINGTON, DC (July 11, 2017) -- The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the advocate for the profession of directorship, today announced the corporate directors and senior executives who earned the CERT Certificate in Cybersecurity Oversight during the second quarter of 2017.

June 13, 2017

Corporate Directors From General Dynamics, Mutual of Omaha Insurance Co., Perdue Farms, and Unisys Corp. Become NACD Fellows

WASHINGTON, DC (June 13, 2017) -- The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the advocate for the profession of directorship, today announced 152 corporate directors who have earned NACD Fellowship—The Gold Standard Director Credential®. These corporate directors serve on the boards of Fortune 500, nonprofit, and private companies that include the following organizations:*

May 8, 2017

Corporate Directors and Executives from Bank of NY Mellon, Blue Cross Blue Shield, HealthSouth and The PNC Financial Services Group Earned NACD’s Premier Cyber-Risk Oversight Credential in Q1 2017

WASHINGTON, DC (May 8, 2017) -- The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the advocate for the profession of directorship, today announced the corporate directors and senior executives who earned the CERT Certificate in Cybersecurity Oversight during the first quarter of 2017.

May 4, 2017

NACD Partners With Latino Corporate Directors Association to Foster More Diversity in the Boardroom

WASHINGTON, DC (May 4, 2017) — The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the advocate for the profession of directorship, and the Latino Corporate Directors Association (LCDA), the first national membership association of Latinos serving on public or private company boards, today announced a partnership that will serve as a catalyst to increase the number of diverse directors in today’s boardrooms.

April 20, 2017

Cabot Corp., Cox Enterprises, Gilead Sciences, Iridium Communications, Principal Financial Group, Western Digital Corp., and 60 other Companies Join NACD in Q1 2017

WASHINGTON, DC (April 20, 2017) – Sixty-six corporate boards joined the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the advocate for the profession of directorship. during the first quarter of 2017. These new member boards span a wide range of industries: aerospace and defense, automotive, banking, building materials, chemical manufacturing, computers and electronics, construction, consumer goods, energy and utilities, engineering, financial services, food services, health care, industrial equipment, information technology, insurance, manufacturing, media and entertainment, nonprofits, pharmaceuticals, real estate, research, retail, technology, telecom and networking, and more. Of the 66 boards, 50 are from public companies, 10 are from private companies, and 6 are from nonprofit organizations.

April 13, 2017

NACD Champions Diversity in the Boardroom With a Series Featuring Directors From JetBlue, ManpowerGroup, Southern Company Gas, Tenet Healthcare, Western Union, and WPP, Among Others

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 13, 2017) — The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the advocate for the profession of directorship, today announced a partnership with MOSH. to live stream a 10-part weekly series called Board-Talk: Diversity and Corporate Governance.

March 29, 2017

NACD Releases New Guidance for Boards on Corporate Sustainability

WASHINGTON, DC (March 29, 2017) -- The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the advocate for the profession of directorship, today announced the release of its new report, Governance Challenges 2017: Board Oversight of ESG.

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