Director Onboarding

Improving the First-Year Experience for New Directors

By Melba Hughes and Keith Meyer


Directorship Magazine Article

It is no secret that in the past many corporate boards did a less-than-sufficient job of onboarding directors. In the days when new board members were often known to one or more of the existing directors, the lack of a well-designed onboarding process did not significantly impact the overall contribution of that individual. Informal networks would often fill the gap …

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Melba Hughes
Melba Hughes 
is a partner, executive director, and National In-House Diversity Practice lead for Major, Lindsey & Africa.

Keith Meyer 
Keith Meyer
 is the global practice leader of the CEO & Board Practice at Allegis Partners. 


This article is from the Fall 2022 issue of Directorship.