Investor Expectations – Boards of Directors

Melissa Henderson October 25, 2017

Although investor activism campaigns are on the rise, it is not just the activist investors who have become more vocal. In fact, investors in general are becoming increasingly vocal about their expectations of boards of directors.  So, what are the current investor expectations of the boards of directors where they invest? How do investors assess board performance Read more…

What Boards Want: Great Board Candidates

Melissa Henderson October 18, 2017

As we are right in the middle of board proxy season and we have previously explored how to time board candidate selection, many board candidates are eager to hear whether they have been selected amongst a very competitive base of board talent. Albeit slow moving, I believe board succession agendas are transitioning from the good Read more…

Perspectives on Board Room Diversity

Melissa Henderson October 11, 2017

As the word “diversity” has been bandied around in the corporate world to signify an ideal mix of races and genders, it has lost some of its meaning. Race and gender may play a role in an individual’s unique approach to problems. What’s most important to boards, however, is that its members represent a variety Read more…