2016-2017 NACD Private Company Governance Survey

Click here for a downloadable copy of the Executive Summary (complimentary).

In Brief: The 2016–2017 NACD Private Company Governance Survey presents findings from our annual questionnaire that was in the field from May through July 2016. This report offers new insights on matters relevant to private companies, such as risk oversight, critical trends impacting the bottom line, and director onboarding and education. 

How boards can use this resource:

  • Identify areas for improvement in current governance practices, including board composition, structure, succession planning, and risk oversight; and
  • Benchmark your board’s strategic priorities.

Relevant audiences: Board members and corporate secretaries of private companies, especially board chairs, lead directors, and committee chairs.