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NACD Press Releases

June 13, 2018

WILLIAM MCCRACKEN ELECTED VICE CHAIR OF NACD BOARD OF DIRECTORS

WASHINGTON, DC (JUNE 13, 2018) – The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the authority on boardroom practices representing more than 19,000 corporate board members, today announced that William “Bill” McCracken has been elected vice chair of the NACD board of directors, effective immediately.

June 7, 2018

NACD CEO Peter Gleason Comments on Business Roundtable's Support of Companies Moving Away from Providing Quarterly Earnings Guidance

ARLINGTON, VA June 7, 2018 -- The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) today issued the following statement from President and CEO Peter Gleason on the Business Roundtable’s announcement that it supports "companies moving away from an expectation of providing quarterly earnings per share guidance and potentially dropping such in the future."

May 30, 2018

NACD Announces 35 Boards of Directors Nominated for NACD NXT

WASHINGTON, DC May 30, 2018 -- The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the authority on boardroom practices representing more than 19,000 corporate board members, today announced the 35 boards, spanning a cross section of company sizes and industries, that have been nominated for NACD NXT recognition. The recognition, part of NACD’s NXT initiative, applauds exemplary board leadership practices that promote greater diversity and inclusion, ultimately fostering long-term value creation.

May 16, 2018

NACD RELEASES GUIDANCE ON BOARD-SHAREHOLDER ENGAGEMENT IN THE NEW INVESTOR ENVIRONMENT

WASHINGTON, DC (MAY 16, 2018) – The National Association of Corporate Directors(NACD), the authority on boardroom practices representing more than 19,000 corporate board members, has released the 2018 edition of its popular Governance Challenges series: Board-Shareholder Engagement in the New Investor Environment. The report, produced in collaboration with NACD’s five strategic-content partners—Heidrick & Struggles, KPMG Board Leadership Center, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Pearl Meyer, and Sidley Austin LLP—helps directors chart an effective course toward sustainable corporate success and long-term value creation.

May 3, 2018

Janet L. Yellen to Keynote the NACD Global Board Leaders’ Summit

WASHINGTON, DC (MAY 3, 2018) – The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the authority on boardroom practices representing more than 19,000 corporate board members, today announced that Dr. Janet L. Yellen, former Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, will offer a keynote address to over 2,000 members and other top business leadership at its marquee event, the Global Board Leaders’ Summit, September 29–October 2, 2018, in Washington, DC.

April 24, 2018

Citigroup Inc., Genesis Healthcare, Molson Coors Brewing Co., Tempur Sealy International, Overstock.com, and 75 Other Companies Join NACD in Q1 2018

WASHINGTON, DC (April 24, 2018) – Eighty corporate boards joined the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the authority on leading boardroom practices representing more than 18,000 board members, during the first quarter of 2018. These new member boards join 1,300 others enrolled and actively participating in NACD membership. The new boards span a wide range of industries: automotive, banking, building materials, chemicals, computer software, construction, consulting services, consumer products, education, electronics, energy and utilities, financial services, food and beverage, government, health care, industrial equipment, information technology, insurance, manufacturing, metals, military, natural resources, pharmaceuticals, professional services, real estate, retail, semiconductors, telecommunications, and transportation. Of the 80 boards, 52 are from public companies, 17 are from private companies, and 11 are from nonprofit organizations.

April 17, 2018

Corporate Directors From Black Box Corp., CACI International Inc., Foot Locker Inc., Office Depot, Salvation Army, TIAA-CREF, and More Become NACD Fellows

WASHINGTON, DC (Apr. 17, 2018) -- The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the authority on boardroom practices representing more than 18,000 board members, today announced 44 corporate directors who have earned NACD FellowshipThe Gold Standard Director Credential®. These corporate directors serve on the boards of Fortune 500, nonprofit, and private companies that include the following organizations:*

April 10, 2018

NACD OPENS CALL FOR NOMINATIONS TO RECOGNIZE BOARDS THAT ARE CAPITALIZING ON DIVERSE PERSPECTIVES

WASHINGTON, DC (APRIL 10, 2018) – The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the authority on boardroom practices representing more than 18,000 corporate board members, today announced that a call for nominations has opened to recognize boards that have made transformative efforts in the oversight of diversity and inclusion. 

March 22, 2018

NEW NACD NXT INITIATIVE WILL ENCOURAGE AND EQUIP CORPORATE BOARDS TO EMBRACE DIVERSITY AND CREATE VALUE

WASHINGTON, D.C. (MARCH 22, 2018) – The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the authority on boardroom practices representing more than 18,000 corporate board members, today announced the launch of NACD NXT, a multi-year initiative to highlight breakthrough board practices that promote greater diversity and inclusion, ultimately fostering long-term value creation.

March 20, 2018

NACD TO EXPLORE THE BOARD’S ROLE IN OVERSEEING COMPLEX, ATYPICAL RISKS

WASHINGTON, DC (MARCH 20, 2018) – The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the authority on boardroom practices representing more than 18,000 board members, today announced that the 2018 NACD Blue Ribbon Commission (BRC) initiative will explore board oversight of risks that are complex, difficult to identify, and carry major consequences for companies’ long-term value. This BRC initiative will put forth recommendations to help board directors advise their companies on how to be better prepared to respond when the unforeseen does occur.

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