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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 29.

 

2015 Honorees

NACD B. Kenneth West Lifetime Achievement Award

Bonnie G. Hill

Director, California Water Service Group;

Bonnie G. Hill

NACD Director of the Year

Christopher J. Coughlin

Christopher J. Coughlin

Chair, Dun & Bradstreet;
Director, Alexion Pharmaceuticals and Allergan

NACD Directorship 100: Hall of Fame

John H. Biggs

John H. Biggs

Adjunct Professor, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University; Former Director, Boeing, JPMorgan Chase

Andrew J. McKenna

Andrew J. McKenna

Chair, McDonald's

E. Norman Veasey

E. Norman Veasey

Special Counsel, Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella; former Chief Justice, Delaware Supreme Court

Ralph V. Whitworth

Ralph V. Whitworth

Principal, Relational Investors; former Chair, Hewlett-Packard

NACD Directorship 100: Directors

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

Directorship 100: Directors and Executives
Gary E. Anderson
Chemical Financial
Eastman Chemical
Betsy J. Bernard
Principal Financial Group
Zimmer Biomet Holdings
J. Veronica Biggins
Avnet
Southwest Airlines
Angela Brock-Kyle
Infinity Property & Casualty
Raymond J. Bromark
CA Technologies
Tesoro Logistics
YRC Worldwide
Joyce F. Brown
Ralph Lauren
Leslie A. Brun
Broadridge Financial Solutions
CDK Global
Merck
Donald J. Carty
Canadian National Railway
EMC
Virgin America
E. Michael Caulfield
UNUM Group
Paula H.J. Cholmondeley
Dentsply International
Terex
Janet F. Clark
EOG Resources
Goldman Sachs BDC
Texas Instruments
Terrell K. Crews
Archer Daniels Midland
Hormel Foods International
Jeffrey E. Curtiss
KBR
Roy Dunbar
Humana
iGate
Lexmark International
Gary W. Edwards
Entergy
John V. Faraci
ConocoPhillips
PPG Industries
United Technologies
Margaret M. Foran
Occidental Petroleum
Jonathan F. Foster
Berry Plastics Group
Chemtura
Lear
Masonite International
Helene D. Gayle
Coca-Cola
Colgate-Palmolive
Patrick W. Gross
Capital One Financial
Career Education
Liquidity Service
Rosetta Stone
Waste Management
H. Edward Hanway
Marsh & McLennan Companies
Richard J. Harrington
Aetna
Xerox
Leslie Stone Heisz
Ingram Micro
Towers Watson
Robert H. Herz
Fannie Mae
Morgan Stanley
Workiva
Betsy Holden
Diageo
Time
Western Union
Richard J. Howell
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers
Sherrill W. Hudson
CBIZ
Lennar
TECO Energy
United Insurance Holdings
Kathleen W. Hyle
ADT
AmerisourceBergen
Bunge Limited
Nancy J. Karch
Genworth Financial
Kate Spade
Kimberly-Clark
MasterCard
Catherine P. Lego
Fairchild Semiconductor International
Lam Research
SanDisk
Simon M. Lorne
Teledyne Technologies
Douglas C. MacLellan
Chinanet Online Holdings
Tim Manganello
Bemis
Delphi Automotive
Michael J. Mardy
Keurig Green Mountain
Tumi Holdings
Lisbeth McNabb
Nextstar Broadcasting Group
Neil S. Novich
Analog Devices
Beacon Roofing Supply
Hillenbrand
W. W. Grainger
Sarah Raiss
Canadian Oil Sands
Commercial Metals
Loblaw Companies Limited
Vermillion Energy
Irvin E. Richter
Hill International
Ronna Romney
Molina Healthcare
Park-Ohio Holdings
William A. Roskin
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia
Francesca Ruiz de Luzuriaga
Office Depot
Supervalu
Kathi P. Seifert
Eli Lilly
Lexmark International
Olympia J. Snowe
Aetna
T. Rowe Price Group
Ronald D. Sugar
Air Lease
Amgen
Apple
Chevron
John W. Thompson
Microsoft
Susan Tomasky
Public Services Enterprise Group
Summit Midstream Partnership
Tesoro
Jacquelyn M. Ward
Sanmina
Sysco
Michael D. White
Kimberly-Clark
Whirlpool
David A. Wilson
Barnes & Noble
CoreSite Realty
Dona D. Young
Aegon N. V.
Foot Locker

NACD Directorship 100: Governance Professionals and Institutions

Directorship 100: Governance Professionals and Institutions
Joseph Adams
Managing Partner and CEO
McGladrey
Luis A. Aguilar
Commissioner
Securities and Exchange Commission
Charles Allen
Vice Chair
Crowe Horwath
Donna F. Anderson
Vice President and Global Corporate Governance Analyst
T. Rowe Price Associates
George M. Anderson
Member, North American Board Practice
Spencer Stuart
Irving S. Becker
National Practice Leader - Executive Compensation
Hay Group
Wayne Berson
Chief Executive Officer
BDO USA
Glenn Booraem
Principal
Vanguard
Amy Borrus
Interim Executive Director
Council of Insitutional Investors
Andre G. Bouchard
Chancellor
Delaware Court of Chancery
Brian V. Breheny
Partner, Mergers and Acquisitions, Securities Regulation, Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
Catherine L. Bromilow
Partner, PwC's Center for Board Governance
PwC
Richard F. Chambers
President and CEO
Institute of Internal Auditors
David Chun
CEO and Founder
Equilar
Larry Clinton
President and CEO
Internet Security Alliance
James M. Cudahy
President and CEO
National Investor Relations Institute
Richard J. Daly
CEO, President, Director
Broadridge Financial Solutions
Julie H. Daum
Co-Head, North American Board and CEO Practice
Spencer Stuart
Deborah DeHaas
Vice Chair, Chief Inclusion Officer, Managing Partner, Center for Corporate Governance
Deloitte
James W. DeLoach
Managing Director
Protiviti
Phyllis Deiso, CPA
Partner, National Security and Exchange Commission Practice Leader
McGladrey
Lynne M. Doughtie
US chair, CEO
KPMG
John Drzik
President, Global Risk and Specialties
Marsh & McLennan Companies
Theodore L. Dysart
Vice Chair, Global CEO & Board Practice
Heidrick & Struggles
Michelle Edkins
Global Head of Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment
BlackRock
John M. Engler
President
Business Roundtable
Steven Epstein
Corporate Partner, Co-Head of Mergers & Acquisitions
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson
Thomas W. Farley
President
NYSE OMX
Robin A. Ferracone
CEO
Farient Advisors
Cindy Fornelli
Executive Director
Center for Audit Quality
Dennis Friedman
Partner
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Abe M. Friedman
Managing Partner
CamberView Partners
Daniel M. Gallagher
Commissioner
Securities and Exchange Commission
Deborah Gillis
President and CEO
Catalyst
Samuel Glasscock, III
Vice Chancellor
Delaware Court of Chancery
Holly J. Gregory
Partner and Co-Chair, Global Corporate Governance & Executive Compensation Practice
Sidley Austin LLP
Robert Greifeld
CEO
Nasdaq
Bonnie W. Gwin
Vice Chair and Managing Partner of the North America Board of Directors Practice
Heidrick & Struggles
Steven E. Hall, Sr.
Managing Director
Steven Hall & Partners
Robert E. Hallagan
Vice Chair and Managing Director, Board Leadership Services
Korn Ferry
Dayna Harris
Vice President
Farient Advisors
Randy J. Holland
Justice
Delaware Supreme Court
Stephen R. Howe, Jr.
Managing Partner
EY
Bess L. Joffe
Managing Director, Corporate Governance
TIAA-CREF
Blair R. Jones
Managing Director
Semler Brossy Consulting Group
David A. Katz
Partner, Corporate
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
T. Mark Kelly
Chair
Vinson & Elkins
Thomas J. Kim
Partner
Sidley Austin
David H. Kistenbroker
Partner, Litigation, White Collar, Securities Exchange
Dechert
Jannice L. Koors
Managing Director
Pearl Meyer & Partners
J. Travis Laster
Vice Chancellor
Delaware Court of Chancery
Gregory E. Lau
Managing Director- Board of Directors Practice
RSR Partners
James P. Liddy
Senior Partner – Audit
KPMG
Paula Loop
Leader, Center for Board Governance
PwC
Joann S. Lublin
Management News Editor
The Wall Street Journal
Mark Lundvall
VP, Investment Proxy Research
Fidelity
Stephen P. Mader
Vice Chair and Managing Director, Board Services Practice
Korn Ferry
Stephan Mallenbaum
Partner
Dentons
Robert McCormick, JD
Chief Policy Officer
Glass, Lewis, & Co.
J. Michael McGuire
Chief Executive Officer
Grant Thornton
Patrick S. McGurn
Executive Director
Institutional Shareholder Services
Joan E. Meyer
Partner and Practice Chair Compliance & Investigations, NA
Baker & McKenzie
Robert Moritz
US Chair and Senior Partner
PwC
Alan Murray
Editor
Fortune magazine
John Noble
Vice Chancellor
Delaware Court of Chancery
Rose Marie Orens
Senior Partner
Compensation Advisory Partners
Donald F. Parsons
Vice Chancellor
Delaware Court of Chancery
Gregg H. Passin
Senior Partner and North America Executive Rewards Practice Leader
Mercer
Michael S. Piwowar
Commissioner
Securities and Exchange Commission
Jeff Powell
Senior Vice President, Sales
Diligent
Michael Powers
Partner
Meridian Compensation Partners
Becky Quick
Anchor
CNBC
Stephen A. Radin
Partner
Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Veta T. Richardson
President and CEO
Association of Corporate Counsel
Daniel J. Ryterband
CEO
Frederic W. Cook & Co.
Collins J. Seitz
Justice
Delaware Supreme Court
Anne Sheehan
Director, Corporate Governance
CalSTRS
Anne Simpson
Senior Portfolio Manager, Investments, Head of Corporate Governance
CalPERS
Michael W. Smith
COO
AIG Commercial Insurance
Andrew Ross Sorkin
Chief Mergers & Acquisitions Reporter, 'Dealbook' Editor and Columnist
The New York Times
Kara M. Stein
Commissioner
Securities and Exchange Commission
Leo E. Strine, Jr.
Chief Justice
Delaware Supreme Court
Darla Stuckey
President and CEO
Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals
David N. Swinford
President and CEO
Pearl Meyer & Partners
Shawn Tully
Senior Editor-at-Large
Fortune magazine
Karen Valihura
Justice
Delaware Supreme Court
James Vaughn
Justice
Delaware Supreme Court
William H. Voge
Chair and Managing Partner
Latham & Watkins
Charles Weinstein
CEO
EisnerAmper
Dennis T. Whalen
Partner in Charge & Executive Director, KPMG's Audit Committee Institute
KPMG
John W. White
Partner and Chair of Corporate Governance and Board Advisory practice
Cravath, Swaine & Moore
Mary Jo White
Chair
Securities and Exchange Commission
Alex P. Wittenberg
Executive Director, Global Risk Center
Marsh & McLennan Companies
James K. Wolf
Managing Partner
Meridian Compensation Partners

*Resigned

Note: Company affiliations are listed as of July 1, 2015

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