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NACD Directorship magazine each year identifies the most influential people in the boardroom community, including directors, corporate governance experts, regulators, and advisors. Promoting continued economic growth remains a priority for policy makers and directors alike. Therefore, our NACD Directorship 100 recognizes those who participate in actual board work who influence how that work is done. Click here to learn more about each honor.

This list is not intended to encompass all the career accomplishments of the Directorship 100 but rather to highlight noteworthy positions. More extensive profiles will be published in the November/December issue of NACD Directorship magazine.

Honorees and award winners will be celebrated at the NACD Directorship 100 Gala in New York City on November 28.

 

2013 Honorees

NACD B. Kenneth West Lifetime Achievement Award

Robert Ingram


Lead Director, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International; Lead Director, Cree Inc.; Director, Edwards Lifesciences Corp.

Robert A. Ingram is the chair of Elan, lead director of both Valeant Pharmaceuticals International and Cree, and director of Edwards Lifesciences. In 2004, he was awarded the Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Award for International Service, and in 2006, he was appointed by President George W. Bush to the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Advisory Board. Ingram is a member of numerous other boards, including the James B. Hunt Jr. Institute for Educational Leadership and Policy, the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, and the CEO Roundtable on Cancer. In addition, he serves as chair of the Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina.

Photo coming soon - Robert Ingram

NACD Director of the Year

Photo coming soon - Ilene Gordon

Ilene Gordon

Ingredion Incorporated; Director, International Paper
Ilene S. Gordon joined Ingredion Incorporated in May 2009 as chairman, president, and CEO. In addition to Ingredion, Gordon serves on the board of directors of International Paper, and is a director of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and World Business Chicago. She is a member of the board of trustees of The Conference Board, as well as a member of The Business Council. In the past, Gordon has served on the boards of five public companies for which she was the first female director: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., United Stationers, Outboard Marine Corp., Sundstrand, and Zenith Electronics.

NACD Directorship 100: Hall of Fame

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Anne Mulcahy

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David Nadler

Marsh & McLennan Cos.
Founder, Mercer Delta Consulting
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John Nash

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NACD Directorship 100: Directors

Please note: This list is intended to cite notable and current directorships.

Directorship 100: Directors and Executives
F. Duane Ackerman
AllState
Home Depot
UPS
W. Steve Albrecht
Cypress Semiconductor
Red Hat
SkyWest
Joan L. Amble
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding
Brown-Forman
Sirius XM Satellite Radio
Roxanne Austin
Abbott Labs
Abbvie
Ericsson
Target
Charlene Barshefsky
American Express
Estee Lauder Cos.
Intel Corp.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts
Maureen S. Bateman
Entergy
Sandra Beach Lin
American Electric Power Co.
Polyone
Wesco Intl.
Larry Bickle
SM Energy
UNS Energy
Winfried Bischoff
Eli Lilly & Co.
Lloyds Banking Group
McGraw-Hill Financial
Linda W. Bynoe
Anixter International
Equity Residential
Northern Trust
Jocelyn Carter-Miller
Interpublic Group of Cos.
NetGear
Principal Financial Group
David Chang
AXT
Time Warner Cable
Rodney Chase
Computer Sciences
Genel Energy
Hess
Tesoro
Carolyn Corvi
Allegheny Technologies
Hyster-Yale Materials
United Continental Holdings
Carol Crawford
Smithfield Foods
Diane C. Creel
Allegheny Technologies
Enpro Industries
Timken
Walter D'Alessio
Brandywine Realty Trust
Penn Real Estate Trust
Erroll B. Davis
General Motors
Union Pacific
Gail Deegan
EMC
iRobot
Nicholas M. Donofrio
Advanced Micro Devices
Bank of New York Mellon
Delphi Automotive
Ernest Draper
Alliance Data Systems
Alpha Natural Resources
Northwestern
Transcanada
John R. Egan
EMC
Progress Software
Verint Systems
VMWare
Charles M. Elson
HealthSouth
Lawrence K. Fish
Houghton Mifflin
National Bank Holdings
Tiffany & Co.
Textron
Bruce S. Gordon
ADT
CBS
Northrop Grumman
Alan B. Graf
Mid-America Apartment Communities
Nike
Stephen Hanks
Babcock & Wilcox
Lincoln Electric Holdings
McDermott Intl.
Lewis Hay
Capital One Financial
Harris
NextEra Energy
Wellpoint
Gay Huey Evans
Aviva
ConocoPhillips
London Stock Exchange
Shirley Jackson
FedEx
IBM
Marathon Oil
Medtronic
Donna James
L Brands
Marathon Petroleum
Time Warner Cable
Linda Levinson
Hertz Global Holdings
Ingram Micro
Jacobs Engineering
NCR
Judy Lewent
GlaxoSmithKline
Motorola Solutions
Thermo-Fisher Scientific
Douglas Maine
Alliant Techsystems
Broadsoft
Rockwood Holdings
William Mayer
BlackRock
Kelso Capital
Lee Enterprises
Cathy Minehan
Mass Mutual
Simmons College
VISA
Arthur Money
Computer Sciences
KEYW Holding
Michael Morrissey
FerrellGas Partners
Waddell & Reed Financial
Westar Energy
Lionel L. Nowell
American Electric Power Co.
Bank of America
Reynolds American
Frederic Poses
Chesapeake Energy
TE Connectivity
Kendall Powell
General Mills
Medtronic
John Stanton
Clearwire
Columbia Sportswear
Anne Stevens
Lockheed Martin
Richard Swift
CVS Caremark
Hubbell
Ingersoll-Rand
Kaman
Laura Unger
CA Technologies
CIT Group
Robert Walter
American Express
Cardinal Health
Nordstrom
Yum! Brands
Patricia Woertz
Archer Daniels Midland
Procter & Gamble
Doreen Wright
Crocs
Whitewave Foods

NACD Directorship 100: Governance Professionals and Institutions

Directorship 100: Governance Professionals and Institutions
Joe Adams
McGladrey
Luis Aguilar
Securities and Exchange Commission
Charles Allen
Crowe Horwath
Donna Anderson
T. Rowe Price
Francis Aquila
Sullivan & Cromwell
Orlando Ashford
Mercer
Irving Becker
Hay Group
Carolyn Berger
Delaware Supreme Court
Paul Beswick
Securities and Exchange Commission
Glenn Booraem
Vanguard Group
Sharon Bowen
Latham & Watkins
Brian Breheny
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
Beth Brooke
Ernst & Young
Stephen Brown
TIAA-CREF
Richard F. Chambers
Institute of Internal Auditors
James Citrin
Spencer Stuart
Thomas Cole
Sidley Austin
Richard Daly
Broadridge Financial Solutions
Julie H. Daum
Spencer Stuart
Steven Davidoff Solomon
Law Professor, Ohio State University
George L. Davis
Egon Zehnder
James DeLoach
Protiviti
Phyllis Deiso
McGladrey
James Doty
Securities and Exchange Commission
Theodore Dysart
Heidrick & Struggles
Michelle Edkins
BlackRock
Roger Ferguson
TIAA-CREF
Robin A. Ferracone
Farient Advisors
Laurence Fink
BlackRock
Cindy Fornelli
Center for Audit Quality
Daniel Gallagher
Security and Exchange Commission
Samuel Glasscock
Delaware Court of Chancery
Holly J. Gregory
Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Robert Greifeld
Nasdaq OMX
Bonnie W. Gwin
Heidrick & Struggles
Ronald Hale
Information Systems Audit and Control Association
Steven E. Hall
Steven Hall & Partners
Robert E. Hallagan
Korn/Ferry International
Randy J. Holland
Delaware Supreme Court
Jack Jacobs
Delaware Supreme Court
Blair Jones
Semler Brossy
Brad Karp
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
David Katz
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
David Kistenbroker
Dechert
Jannice L. Koors
Pearl Meyer & Partners
Robert J Kueppers
Deloitte
J. Travis Laster
Delaware Court of Chancery
Craig Lewis
Securities and Exchange Commission
James Liddy
KPMG
Joann S. Lublin
The Wall Street Journal
Stephen Mader
Korn/Ferry International
William McGuinness
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson
Jeffrey Morgan
National Investor Relations Institute
Robert Moritz
PwC
Duncan Niederauer
NYSE Euronext
John Noble
Delaware Court of Chancery
Justus O'Brien
Egon Zehnder International
Donald Parsons
Delaware Court of Chancery
George Paulin
Frederic W. Cook & Co.
Michael Piwowar
Securities and Exchange Commission
Michael Powers
Meridian Compensation Partners
Becky Quick
CNBC
Punit Renjen
Deloitte
Veta T. Richardson
Association of Corporate Counsel
Henry Ridgely
Delaware Supreme Court
Lori Schock
Securities and Exchange Commission
Anne Sheehan
California State Teachers' Retirement System
Anne Simpson
California Public Employees' Retirement System
Michael Smith
AIG
Andrew Sorkin
The New York Times
Myron Steele
Delaware Supreme Court
Kara Stein
Securities and Exchange Commission
Leo E. Strine
Delaware Court of Chancery
David Swinford
Pearl Meyer & Partners
Anton Valukas
Jenner & Block
John Veihmeyer
KPMG
Charles Weinstein
EisnerAmper
Dennis T. Whalen
KPMG
Mary Jo White
Securities and Exchange Commission
James K. Wolf
Meridian Compensation Partners
william chandler
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

*Resigned

Note: Company affiliations are listed as of July 1, 2013