NACD - National Association of Corporate Directors

Rita Foley

Rita Foley, is a corporate director, retired Fortune 500 Global President, and a committed leader in numerous organizations dedicated to improving the health and lives of individuals. Foley sits on the boards of publicly traded PetSmart and Dresser-Rand, and chairs the board of Pro Mujer, a not-for-profit microfinance and health organization. She is also on the Advisory Board of Nina McLemore Inc. and is a trustee of The HealthCare Chaplaincy. Foley is a former member of board of the Council of the Americas, the leading business, trade and policy organization serving businesses in the Western Hemisphere. In 2007, she received the inaugural Not-for-Profit Director of the Year award from the NACD.

Entries by Rita Foley

The Role of Corporate Directors vs. Operating Executives

April 15, 2011

Directors and operating executives have distinctly separate roles with a common goal: long-term shareholder value.