Keeping Count

Boardroom Data Reveal Continuing Shifts in Tradition, From Committees to Skills

By Mandy Wright


Public Directorship Magazine Corporate Governance

From the introduction of new and rapidly advancing technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI), to elevated attention—both positive and negative—paid to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues, boards seem to be taking note of the current upheaval in the business environment and making relevant changes to their composition and structure. For example, the most recent group of director appointees to Russell 3000 company boards had a higher percentage of board members with technology, human capital, ESG, cybersecurity, and digital skills than the most recent group of retiring directors, according to the NACD 2024 Inside the Public Company Boardroom report...

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Mandy Wright
Mandy Wright
is senior editor of Directorship magazine.


This article is from the Spring 2024 issue of Directorship.