NACD - National Association of Corporate Directors

John T. Thompson

John T. Thompson serves as vice chair of the Global CEO and Board of Directors Practice at Heidrick & Struggles. 

Entries by John T. Thompson

Building a Spin-off Board

September 18, 2015

Advice for how directors can create an optimal board for taking that will take a spin-off company forward while maintaining strength that helped to usher the parent company into this exciting stage of value creation.


Building a Spin-Off Board: Are You Ready?

September 17, 2015

A new era of corporate splits, spins, and separations raises the stakes on making a bad board appointment.


Overcoming the Challenge of ‘Mismanaged Agreement’ Among Directors

September 25, 2014

John T. Thompson explains how directors can avoid procrastinating discussions about succession planning.