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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 public company directorships and primary 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.

 

2018 Honorees

NACD B. Kenneth West Lifetime Achievement Award

Lawrence A. Cunningham

Current: Constellation Software; Former: Braemar Hotels & Resorts



Lawrence A. Cunningham

NACD Directors of the Year

R. John Fletcher

R. John Fletcher

Current: Axcelis Technologies, Spectranetics Corp.; Former: Marina Biotech, Panacos Pharmaceuticals, NMT Medical, Autoimmune


Jeannine Strandjord

Jeannine Strandjord

Current: Euronet Worldwide, MGP Ingredients; Former: Charming Shoppes, DST Systems


NACD Directorship 100: Hall of Fame

Gwendolyn Stewart King

Gwendolyn Stewart King

Former: Countrywide Financial Corp., Erie Family Life Insurance Co., Erie Indemnity Co., Lockheed Martin Corp., Marsh & McLennan Cos., Monsanto Co.
Henry Hugh Shelton

Henry Hugh Shelton

Current: L3 Technologies; Former: Anheuser-Busch Cos., Anteon International Corp., CACI International, Protective Product of America, Red Hat

NACD Directorship 100: Directors

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

Directorship 100: Directors and Executives
Catherine A. Allen
El Paso Electric Co.
Santa Fe Group
Synovus Financial Corp.
Craig Arnold
Eaton Corp.
Medtronic
Gena Lynn Ashe
XPO Logistics
Kenneth J. Bacon
Ally Financial
Comcast Corp.
Forest City Realty Trust
Welltower
Mary C. Beckerle
Huntsman Corp.
Johnson & Johnson
James A. Bell
Apple
CDW Corp.
DowDuPont
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Ronald Edward Blaylock
Carmax
Pfizer
Urban One
W.R. Berkley Corp.
Carlos M. Cardoso
Hubbell
Stanley Black & Decker
Pamela L. Carter
Broadridge Financial Solutions
CSX Corp.
Enbridge
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co.
Gilbert F. Casellas
Prudential Financial
Kurt Matthew Cellar
Hawaiian Telcom Holdco
Six Flags Entertainment Corp.
US Concrete
R. Kerry Clark
Anthem
Avnet
General Mills
Textron
Luis A. Clavell-Rodriguez
Triple-S Management Corp.
Pamela Daley
BlackRock
SecureWorks Corp.
Tanuja Majumdar Dehne
Advanced Disposal Services
Granite Point Mortgage Trust
Noreen Doyle
Newmont Mining Corp.
Ira M. Ehrenpreis
Tesla
Lynn Laverty Elsenhans
Baker Hughes, a GE Co.
GlaxoSmithKline
Roger N. Farah
Aetna
Metro Bank
Progressive Corp.
Tiffany & Co.
Veronica M. Hagen
American Water Works Co.
Newmont Mining Corp.
Southern Co.
Stericycle
Jeffrey William Henderson
Fibrogen
Halozyme Therapeutics
Qualcomm
Leo Ignatius Higdon Jr.
Citizens Financial Group
Eaton Vance Corp.
Encompass Health Corp.
Jay Crandall Hoag
Electronic Arts
Netflix
TripAdvisor
Zillow Group
Thomas W. Horton
General Electric Co.
Qualcomm
Walmart
B. Kristine Johnson
Atricure
Piper Jaffray Cos.
James C. Lam
E*TRADE Financial Corp.
RiskLens
Debra L. Lee
Marriott International
Twitter
Henry W. McGee
AmerisourceBergen Corp.
Tegna
Judith A. Miscik
Morgan Stanley
Donna S. Morea
Science Applications International Corp.
SunTrust Banks
Warren R. Phillips
CACI International
Joseph J. Prochaska Jr.
Synovus Financial Corp.
Peter A. Ragauss
Apache Corp.
Williams Cos.
John Darrell Rood
Black Knight
Fidelity National Financial
Vicki L. Sato
BorgWarner
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.
Denali Therapeutics
Syros Pharmaceuticals
Richard M. Schapiro
Molina Healthcare
Wendy Lee Schoppert
Big Lots
Gaia
The Hershey Co.
Robin L. Smith
MYND Analytics
Rockwell Medical
Sherry Marie Smith
Deere & Co
Piper Jaffray Cos.
Realogy Holdings Corp.
Tuesday Morning Corp.
Barbara Gayle Stymiest
Blackberry
George Weston
Sun Life Financial
Thomas Joseph Szkutak
AthenaHealth
Intuit
M. Anne Szostak
Idexx Laboratories
Tupperware
Hope Schefler Taitz
Athene Holding
Greenlight Capital Re
Summit Hotel Properties
Sheila G. Talton
Deere & Co
OGE Energy Corp.
Sysco Corp.
Wintrust Financial Corp.
Winifred (Wendy) M. Webb
ABM Industries
Wynn Resorts
Glenn W. Welling
Hain Celestial Group
Jamba
TiVo Corp.
Steven M. West
Cisco Systems
Kelvin Ray Westbrook
Archer Daniels Midland Co.
Camden Property Trust
Mosaic Co.
T-Mobile US
Phoebe A. Wood
Invesco
Leggett & Platt
Pioneer Natural Resources Co.
PPL Corp.
Deborah Chequeta Wright
CitiGroup
Voya Financial

NACD Directorship 100: Governance Professionals and Institutions

Directorship 100: Governance Professionals and Institutions
Joseph M. Adams
CEO and Managing Partner
RSM
Michael J. Aiello
Chair, Corporate Department
Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Irving S. Becker
Vice Chair, Executive Pay and Governance Practice
Korn Ferry Hay Group
Lisa Blais
Managing Partner
Egon Zehnder
Glenn Booraem
Principal and Investment Stewardship Officer
Vanguard
Andre G. Bouchard
Chancellor
Delaware Court of Chancery
Brian V. Breheny
Partner
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
Catherine L. Bromilow
Partner, Governance Insights Center
PwC
Maureen P. Bujno
Managing Director,
Center for Board Effectiveness

Deloitte
Richard F. Chambers
CEO and President
The Institute of Internal Auditors
Douglas Chia
Leader, Corporate Governance Center
The Conference Board
David Chun
CEO and Founder
Equilar
Walter J. Clayton
Chair
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Stacey Cunningham
NYSE Group President
NYSE
Richard J. Daly
CEO
Broadridge Financial Solutions
Julie Hembrock Daum
Leader, North American Board Practice
Spencer Stuart
Deborah L. DeHaas
Vice Chair and National Managing Partner, Center for Board Effectiveness
Deloitte
James W. DeLoach
Managing Director
Protiviti
Richard Dean
Partner
Baker McKenzie
Phyllis Deiso
Partner and National SEC Practice Leader
RSM
Lynne M. Doughtie
CEO and U.S. Chair
KPMG LLP
John P. Drzik
President, Global Risk and Digital; Chair, Global Risk Center
Marsh, a Marsh & McLennan Company
Theodore L. Dysart
Vice Chair, Global CEO & Board Practice
Heidrick & Struggles
Michelle Edkins
Managing Director and Global Head of Investment Stewardship
BlackRock
Margaret Engel
Founding Partner
Compensation Advisory Partners
Steven Epstein
Corporate Partner and Co-head, Mergers and Acquisitions Practice
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson
Lucy Fato
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
AIG
Robin A. Ferracone
CEO
Farient Advisors
Laurence D. Fink
CEO and Chair
BlackRock
R. David Fitt
Partner
Pay Governance
Cynthia M. Fornelli
Executive Director
Center for Audit Quality
Jason Frankl
Senior Managing Director
FTI
Adena Friedman
CEO and President
Nasdaq
Keith Evan Gottfried
Partner, Shareholder Activism Defense Practice
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Holly J. Gregory
Partner and Co-chair, Global Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation Practice
Sidley Austin
Bonnie W. Gwin
Vice Chair and Co-managing Partner, Global CEO and Board Practice
Heidrick & Struggles
Steven E. Hall
Founding Partner and Managing Director
Steven Hall & Partners
Robert E. Hallagan
Vice Chair and Co-managing Director, Board Leadership Services
Korn Ferry
Lee Hanson
Vice Chair, Global Financial Services and CEO and Board of Directors practices
Heidrick & Struggles
Eric Hosken
Partner
Compensation Advisory Partners
Dale E. Jones
CEO and President
Diversified Search
Blair R. Jones
Managing Director
Semler Brossy Consulting Group
Nichole Jordan
National Managing Partner of Markets, Clients & Industry
Grant Thornton
Ira T. Kay
Managing Partner
Pay Governance
T. Mark Kelly
Chair
Vinson & Elkins
Thomas J. Kim
Partner
Sidley Austin
David H. Kistenbroker
Global Co-leader, White Collar and Securities Litigation Practice
Dechert
Stephen Klemash
EY Americas Leader, EY Center for Board Matters
EY
Jannice L. Koors
Senior Managing Director and Western Region President
Pearl Meyer
Robert Kress
Managing Director
Accenture Security
Rakhi Kumar
Senior Managing Director and Head of ESG Investments and Asset Stewardship
State Street Global Advisors
Paula Loop
Leader, Governance Insights Center
PwC
J. Michael McGuire
CEO
Grant Thornton
Alan Murray
Chief Content Officer, Time Inc. and President, Fortune
Kim S. Nash
Senior Reporter
Wall Street Journal
Ellen Odoner
Partner and Co-head of Public Company Advisory Group
Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Nels Olson
Vice Chair and Co-leader, Board & CEO Services
Korn Ferry
Gregg H. Passin
Senior Partner and U.S. Executive Awards Practice Leader
Mercer, a Marsh & McLennan Company
James L. Powers
CEO
Crowe
Michael Powers
Managing Partner
Meridian Compensation Partners
Tom Ridge
Chair
Ridge Global
Jose R. Rodriguez
Partner in Charge and Executive Director, Audit Committee Institute
KPMG LLP
Steven G. Scheinfeld
Partner and Global Chair, Corporate Practice
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson
Anne Simpson
Investment Director, Sustainability
CalPERS
Andrew Ross Sorkin
Founder, DealBook
The New York Times
Brian Stafford
CEO and President
Diligent
Leo E. Strine Jr.
Chief Justice
Delaware Supreme Court
David N. Swinford
CEO and President
Pearl Meyer
Joseph A. Tarantino
CEO and President
Protiviti
Corey E. Thomas
CEO and President
Rapid7
Peter P. Tomczak
Chair, North America Litigation and Government Enforcement Practice Group
Baker McKenzie
Christopher Tower
National Assurance Managing Partner, Audit Quality and Professional Practice
BDO USA
John Trentacoste
Chief Operating Officer
Farient Advisors
David Wedding
Chair, Partnership Board and Managing Partner, Mid-South Market Territory
Grant Thornton
Dennis T. Whalen
Leader, Board Leadership Center
KPMG LLP
Alex Wittenberg
Executive Director, Global Risk Center
Marsh & McLennan Cos.
Jim Wolf
Managing Partner
Meridian Compensation Partners
Liz Zale
Managing Director
Sard Verbinnen & Co

Note: Company affiliations effective as of July 1, 2018

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