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a group of persons chosen to govern the affairs of a corporation or other large institution

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This two-day symposium will convene top corporate directors and leading regulatory, risk-management, and cybersecurity experts, who will share their knowledge and insights in keynote speeches, panel sessions, peer-exchange working groups, and networking breaks.
Kenneth West Lifetime Achievement Award was established in 2006 in honor of its namesake, a former Chairman of NACD, a seasoned corporate director, and a valued governance advisor to TIAA-CREF, who was instrumental in bringing management, boards, and investors together on common ground on issues of transparency, independence and corporate responsibility.
WASHINGTON, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The need for corporate directors to think like emerging market investors was a key message at the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)'s recent NACD Directorship 2020 forum, held on March 3 in New York City.
Public company directors earn this Certification by completing a minimum of 40 and up to 150 hours of American College of Corporate Directors instruction, taught by professors from some of America's most prestigious business and law schools.
The giant pension fund says it will be "tightening the screws" on corporate directors and auditing firms in an attempt to prevent future debacles.
Deborah Cannon recently retired as CEO of the Houston Zoo and currently serves as a corporate director of Bancorp, Memorial Hermann Health System, Physician's Referral Service and the Greater Houston Partnership.
In contrast, if the same taxpayer (who has over $130,200 of wages in 1992) also has corporate director fees and elects to defer all or a portion of the director fees pursuant to an NQDC plan, the amount deferred will be subject to Social Security taxes in the year received, to the extent the taxpayer's wages and self-employment income for that year are less than the wage base in effect for that year.
The SECPS's commitment to encourage its members to accept responsibility to assess and report to corporate directors on the quality of their clients' financial reporting is an important step in meeting the profession's responsibility.
For more information, contact Tricia Jarrell, corporate director of human resources and development, at (703) 824-1032 or visit www.
corporate director George Petty has joined the company's board of directors.
David Childs has been appointed as corporate director for finance and commercial services.
Department of Health and Human Services has worked closely with the Health Care Compliance Association and the American Health Lawyers Association to develop criteria to assist corporate directors and officers in their roles of corporate responsibility.
Evans comments, and this has driven him to enroll in a post-university program sponsored by the Institute of Corporate Directors to achieve professional standing as a corporate director.
BARCLAYS BANK has appointed a new corporate director in Warwickshire.
Serving as a corporate director requires specialized skills and a much greater time commitment than it did only a very few years ago," said Beverly Topping, president and CEO of the ICD.
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