During two decades serving on more than 25 public boards, Betsy Atkins has seen significant change to the way CEOs and boards engage and interact. Today, she says, times have changed.
Shortcuts promise an earlier arrival, reduced effort, or less expenditure for a similar outcome. But it's difficult to foresee their risks until they suddenly emerge. Such is the case with CEO succession planning.
If one of your largest shareholders asked your company to adopt proxy access, would you know how to respond?
Helpshift CEO Linda Crawford weighs in on why she felt compelled to come out of retirement to lead her company and the lack of women in decision-making positions in business.
American Express chairman and chief executive Kenneth Chenault will step down on Feb. 1 next year after 16 years as CEO, as the company’s board of directors announced it has appointed 32-year AmEx veteran Stephen J. Squeri as its next CEO and chairman.
Yale School of Management senior associate dean for leadership studies Jeffrey Sonnenfeld appeared on CNBC’s “Fast Money Halftime Report” yesterday to discuss his recent interview with Chief Executive.
When reviewing this year’s proxy season, one takeaway looks certain to grab CEOs by the ear: The tremendous enthusiasm for environmental and social issues.
Proctor & Gamble shareholders narrowly voted to deny activist investor and CEO of Trian Fund Management Nelson Peltz a seat on the company’s board of directors this week, a move that could send a message to minority investors looking to force proxy contests at big corporations in the future.
Directors, who have one foot in and one foot outside the culture, are in the most reliable position to monitor how the organization’s stated values align with actual incentives and performance, the latest NACD report says.
Allegations surrounding his sexual misconduct forced The Weinstein Co.’s board to fire co-founder and CEO Harvey Weinstein, but that won’t stop the questions—or the lawsuits—from coming.