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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 noteworthy 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 29.

 

2013 Honorees

NACD B. Kenneth West Lifetime Achievement Award

Robert A. Ingram

Chairman, Elan Corp.;
Lead Director, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International; Lead Director, Cree Inc.; Director, Edwards Lifesciences Corp.

Robert A. Ingram is the chair of Elan, lead director of both Valeant Pharmaceuticals International and Cree, and director of Edwards Lifesciences. In 2004, he was awarded the Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Award for International Service, and in 2006, he was appointed by President George W. Bush to the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Advisory Board. Ingram is a member of numerous other boards, including the James B. Hunt Jr. Institute for Educational Leadership and Policy, the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, and the CEO Roundtable on Cancer. In addition, he serves as chair of the Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina.

Robert A. Ingram

NACD Director of the Year

Ilene S. Gordon

Ilene S. Gordon

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Ingredion Incorporated; Director, International Paper

Ilene S. Gordon joined Ingredion Incorporated in May 2009 as chairman, president, and CEO. In addition to Ingredion, Gordon serves on the board of directors of International Paper, and is a director of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and World Business Chicago. She is a member of the board of trustees of The Conference Board, as well as a member of The Business Council. In the past, Gordon has served on the boards of five public companies for which she was the first female director: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., United Stationers, Outboard Marine Corp., Sundstrand, and Zenith Electronics.

NACD Directorship 100: Hall of Fame

Anne M. Mulcahy

Anne M. Mulcahy

Former chair and CEO
Xerox

David A. Nadler

David A. Nadler

Vice Chairman
Marsh & McLennan Cos.
Founder, Mercer Delta Consulting

John M. Nash

John M. Nash

Founder
NACD

John F. Olson

John F. Olson

Founding Partner
Gibson Dunn

NACD Directorship 100: Directors

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

Directorship 100: Directors and Executives
F. Duane Ackerman
AllState
Home Depot
UPS
W. Steve Albrecht
Cypress Semiconductor
Red Hat
SkyWest
Joan C. Amble
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding
Brown-Forman
Sirius XM Satellite Radio
Roxanne S. Austin
Abbott Labs
Abbvie
Ericsson
Target
Charlene Barshefsky
American Express
Estee Lauder Cos.
Intel Corp.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts
Maureen Scannell Bateman
Entergy
Sandra Beach Lin
American Electric Power Co.
Polyone
Wesco Intl.
Larry Bickle
SM Energy
UNS Energy
Winfried Franz Bischoff
Eli Lilly & Co.
Lloyds Banking Group
McGraw-Hill Financial
Linda Walker Bynoe
Anixter International
Equity Residential
Northern Trust
Jocelyn Carter-Miller
Interpublic Group of Cos.
NetGear
Principal Financial Group
David C. Chang
AXT
Time Warner Cable
Rodney F. Chase
Computer Sciences
Genel Energy
Hess
Tesoro
Carolyn Corvi
Allegheny Technologies
Hyster-Yale Materials
United Continental Holdings
Carol Crawford
Smithfield Foods
Diane Creel
Allegheny Technologies
Enpro Industries
Timken
Walter D'Alessio
Brandywine Realty Trust
Penn Real Estate Trust
Erroll B. Davis, Jr.
General Motors
Union Pacific
Gail Deegan
EMC
iRobot
L. John Doerr
Amyris
Google
Zynga
Nicholas M. Donofrio
Advanced Micro Devices
Bank of New York Mellon
Delphi Automotive
Ernest Linn Draper, Jr.
Alliance Data Systems
Alpha Natural Resources
Northwestern
Transcanada
John R. Egan
EMC
Progress Software
Verint Systems
VMWare
Charles M. Elson
HealthSouth
Gay Huey Evans
Aviva
ConocoPhillips
London Stock Exchange
Lawrence K. Fish
Houghton Mifflin
National Bank Holdings
Tiffany & Co.
Textron
Bruce S. Gordon
ADT
CBS
Northrop Grumman
Alan Graf, Jr.
Mid-America Apartment Communities
Nike
Stephen G. Hanks
Babcock & Wilcox
Lincoln Electric Holdings
McDermott Intl.
Lewis Hay, III
Capital One Financial
Harris
NextEra Energy
Wellpoint
Shirley Ann Jackson
FedEx
IBM
Marathon Oil
Medtronic
Donna A. James
L Brands
Marathon Petroleum
Time Warner Cable
Linda Fayne Levinson
Hertz Global Holdings
Ingram Micro
Jacobs Engineering
NCR
Western Union
Judy C. Lewent
GlaxoSmithKline
Motorola Solutions
Thermo-Fisher Scientific
Douglas L. Maine
Alliant Techsystems
Broadsoft
Rockwood Holdings
William E. Mayer
BlackRock
Kelso Capital
Lee Enterprises
Cathy E. Minehan
Mass Mutual
Simmons College
VISA
Arthur L. Money
Computer Sciences
KEYW Holding
Michael F. Morrissey
FerrellGas Partners
Waddell & Reed Financial
Westar Energy
Lionel L. Nowell, III
American Electric Power Co.
Bank of America
Reynolds American
Frederic M. Poses
Chesapeake Energy
TE Connectivity
Kendall J. Powell
General Mills
Medtronic
John W. Stanton
Clearwire
Columbia Sportswear
Anne L. Stevens
Lockheed Martin
Richard J. Swift
CVS Caremark
Hubbell
Ingersoll-Rand
Kaman
Laura S. Unger
CA Technologies
CIT Group
Robert D. Walter
American Express
Cardinal Health
Nordstrom
Yum! Brands
Patricia A. Woertz
Archer Daniels Midland
Procter & Gamble
Doreen A. Wright
Crocs
Whitewave Foods

NACD Directorship 100: Governance Professionals and Institutions

Directorship 100: Governance Professionals and Institutions
Joseph Adams
Managing Partner, CEO
McGladrey
Luis A. Aguilar
Commissioner
Securities and Exchange Commission
Charles Allen
CEO
Crowe Horwath
Donna F. Anderson
Vice President and Corporate Governance Specialist
T. Rowe Price
Francis J. Aquila
Partner
Sullivan & Cromwell
Orlando Ashford
President, Talent Business Segment
Mercer
Irving S. Becker
National Practice Leader of the Executive Compensation Practice
Hay Group
Carolyn Berger
Justice
Delaware Supreme Court
Kenneth Bertsch
President, CEO
Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals
Paul A. Beswick
Chief Accountant
Securities and Exchange Commission
Glenn Booraem
Fund Controller, Principal
Vanguard Group
Sharon Y. Bowen, Esq
Partner
Latham & Watkins
Brian V. Breheny
Partner
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
Catherine L. Bromilow
Partner, Leader
PwC's Center for Corporate Governance
Beth Brooke
Global Vice Chair - Public Policy
Ernst & Young
Stephen L. Brown
Director of Corporate Governance
TIAA-CREF
George Canellos
Co-Director, Division of Enforcement
Securities and Exchange Commission
Andrew Ceresney
Co-Director, Division of Enforcement
Securities and Exchange Commission
Richard F. Chambers
President, CEO
Institute of Internal Auditors
William B. Chandler, III
Partner
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
James M. Citrin
Co-Head, North American Board and CEO Practice
Spencer Stuart
Mary Ann Cloyd
Partner, Leader
PwC's Center for Corporate Governance
Thomas Cole
Partner
Sidley Austin
Richard J. Daly
CEO
Broadridge Financial Solutions
Julie H. Daum
Co-Head, North American Board and CEO Practice
Spencer Stuart
Steven M. Davidoff Solomon
Columnist, DealBook, The New York Times
Law Professor, Ohio State University
George L. Davis, Jr.
Co-Leader, Global Board Practice
Egon Zehnder
James W. DeLoach
Managing Director
Protiviti
Phyllis Deiso, CPA
National SEC Practice Leader
McGladrey
James Doty
Chairman, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
Securities and Exchange Commission
Theodore L. Dysart
Vice Chairman
Heidrick & Struggles
Michelle Edkins
Global Head of Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment
BlackRock
Roger W. Ferguson, Jr.
President, CEO
TIAA-CREF
Robin A. Ferracone
Executive Chair, Founder
Farient Advisors
Laurence D. Fink
Chairman, CEO
BlackRock
Cindy Fornelli
Executive Director
Center for Audit Quality
Daniel M. Gallagher
Commissioner
Security and Exchange Commission
Samuel Glasscock, III
Vice Chancellor
Delaware Court of Chancery
Amy L. Goodman
Partner
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Holly J. Gregory
Corporate Partner
Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Robert Greifeld
President, CEO
Nasdaq OMX
Bonnie W. Gwin
Vice Chairman
Heidrick & Struggles
Ronald Hale, PhD
CEO and Corporate Secretary
Information Systems Audit and Control Association
Eugene A. Hall
CEO
Gartner
Steven E. Hall
Partner, Managing Director
Steven Hall & Partners
Robert E. Hallagan
Managing Director, Vice Chairman-Board Leadership Services
Korn/Ferry International
Randy J. Holland
Justice
Delaware Supreme Court
Marie N. Hollein
President and CEO
Financial Executives International
Jack B. Jacobs
Justice
Delaware Supreme Court
Blair Jones
Managing Director
Semler Brossy
Brad S. Karp
Chairman
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
David A. Katz
Partner
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
David H. Kistenbroker
Managing Partner
Dechert
Jannice L. Koors
Managing Director
Pearl Meyer & Partners
Robert J. Kueppers
Managing Partner, Center for Corporate Governance and Senior Partner, Global Regulatory & Professional Matters
Deloitte
J. Travis Laster
Vice Chancellor
Delaware Court of Chancery
Craig Lewis
Director, Chief Economist, Divison of Risk, Strategy and Financial Innovation
Securities and Exchange Commission
James P. Liddy
U.S. Vice Chair - Audit and Americas Regional Head of Audit
KPMG
Joann S. Lublin
Management News Editor
The Wall Street Journal
Stephen P. Mader
Vice Chairman, Managing Director, Board Services Practice
Korn/Ferry International
William G. McGuinness
Chair, Litigation Department
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson
Jeffrey D. Morgan, FASAE, CAE
President and CEO
National Investor Relations Institute
Robert Moritz
Chairman, Senior Partner
PwC
Lona Nallengara
Chief of Staff
Securities and Exchange Commission
Duncan Niederauer
CEO, Director
NYSE Euronext
John Noble
Vice Chancellor
Delaware Court of Chancery
Justus O'Brien
Practice Group Leader, CEO Succession Practice
Egon Zehnder International
Donald F. Parsons
Vice Chancellor
Delaware Court of Chancery
George B. Paulin
Chairman, CEO
Frederic W. Cook & Co.
Michael S. Piwowar
Commissioner
Securities and Exchange Commission
Michael Powers
Co-Managing Partner
Meridian Compensation Partners
Becky Quick
Co-anchor, Squawk Box
CNBC
Punit Renjen
Chairman
Deloitte
Veta Richardson
President and CEO
Association of Corporate Counsel
Henry duPont Ridgely
Justice
Delaware Supreme Court
Elizabeth M. Saunders
Senior Managing Director
FTI Consulting
Lori Schock
Director, Office of Investor Education and Advocacy
Securities and Exchange Commission
Anne Sheehan
Director, Corporate Governance
California State Teachers' Retirement System
Anne Simpson
Senior Portfolio Manager, Director for Corporate Governance
California Public Employees' Retirement System
Michael W. Smith
President, Executive Liability
AIG
Andrew Ross Sorkin
Founder, Editor, DealBook
The New York Times
Myron Steele
Chief Justice
Delaware Supreme Court
Kara M. Stein
Commissioner
Securities and Exchange Commission
Leo E. Strine, Jr.
Chancellor
Delaware Court of Chancery
David N. Swinford
CEO
Pearl Meyer & Partners
Anton Valukas
Chairman
Jenner & Block
John B. Veihmeyer
Chairman, CEO
KPMG
Charles Weinstein
CEO
EisnerAmper
Dennis T. Whalen
Partner in Charge and Executive Director
KPMG
Mary Jo White
Chairman
Securities and Exchange Commission
James K. Wolf
Co-Managing Partner
Meridian Compensation Partners