May 7, 2014 by Jim DeLoach
Risk assessments too often plot the usual "known knowns," but boards can employ several techniques to uncover emerging risks and better inform the risk oversight process.
May 2, 2014
Chairman and CEO David C. Novak will become executive chairman as of Jan. 1, 2015.
April 28, 2014 by Peter Galuszka
The number of shareholders with activist strategies has doubled in recent years. Their targets and agendas have evolved too.
April 14, 2014
Massmart COO Guy Hayward to succeed Pattison.
March 13, 2014
Scientific Games Promotes Scott Schweinfurth to EVP and CFO. Humana Appoints Brian A. Kane as CFO. SOCO Appoints CFO. Erik Knutzen Joins Neuberger Berman as Multi-Asset Class CIO. Sun Bancorp Hires Thomas M. O'Brien As President And CEO
March 7, 2014 by Jim DeLoach
Effective board risk oversight can contribute to strengthening the IT organization so that it maximizes the value IT delivers to the organization.
February 28, 2014 by Lauren E. Smith and Carolyn Chin
Ensure the right people are on the board with the right skill set and experiences to enable the company to grow and effectively address obstacles and capitalize on opportunities.
February 12, 2014 by Mark Emanuel and Blair Jones
A holistic analysis ensures the most obvious red-flags are addressed and the company’s environment and the controls encourage the intended and desired risk-taking behavior.
February 12, 2014 by John Wood
Board members experience no shortage of external assessments—and the best boards perform annual self assessments to evaluate their effectiveness as individuals and as a group. Ask directors how they know they’re doing a good job, however, and they’re less likely to cite a report than to recount concrete instances in which the board was firing on all cylinders.
February 6, 2014 by Jim DeLoach
The profile of macroeconomic, strategic and operational risks continues to evolve in complex ways, creating uncertainty for executive management and boards of directors.
January 29, 2014
Clothing retailer expands board size, adds Arthur Martinez, Terry Burman, Charles Perrin as directors.
January 22, 2014 by Jim DeLoach
An effectively designed and implemented lines-of-defense framework can provide strong safeguards against risk management and compliance breakdowns.
January 13, 2014
Highlights from the 2013 NACD Board Leadership Conference
January 13, 2014 by David N. Swinford
Imperatives for building and maintaining great management teams that will drive long-term success.
January 13, 2014 by Dennis T. Whalen
Priorities for 2014 sharpen focus on key governance challenges.
January 13, 2014 by Reatha Clark King
Triple aims for board governance: board effectiveness, sustainable corporate success, and public trust.
January 13, 2014 by Richard Chambers
Internal auditing’s professional code of ethics…requires practitioners to uphold and apply to their work the principles of integrity, objectivity, and confidentiality. Are these not also critical attributes of directors?
January 13, 2014 by Kate Iannelli
Highlights from the annual public company governance survey show an increase in time commitment.
January 13, 2014 by Nels Olson Aileen Alexander and Jamey Cummings
Don’t count on luck but rather on a plan that anticipates a breach.