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(New York, NY) Governance & Accountability Institute is pleased to announce that for the second consecutive year its chairman, Henry ("Hank") Boerner, has been named to the prestigious National Association of Corporate Directors’ (NACD’s) 2012 Directorship 100 "People to Watch" roster, in recognition of his work in promoting the highest standards of corporate governance.
Hank Boerner was among those being honored last night (November 27th) at a gala dinner at the Marriott Marquis in New York, during the NACD Directorship 100 Forum. As Chairman of G&A Institute, Boerner has shown his commitment to NACD’s mission of promoting board diversity and boardroom excellence by his more than 30 years of involvement in corporate governance affairs. This includes the last 11 years as contributing editor and corporate governance commentator of Corporate Finance Review (the professional journal published by Thomson Reuters for financial executives), and his work with leading US and global companies as strategist and advisor.
To view the full list of 2012 NACD Directorship 100 honorees, please visit www.NACDonline.org/2012-D100-Honorees
About Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc
Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc. (www.ga-institute.com) offers a significant portfolio of resources to help detect, identify, monitor, analyze, & address critical issues related to Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainable & Responsible Investment (SRI). The Institute is an issues management, strategies, research, communication and advisory organization providing leaders in the investment, corporate, social, and public sector with services and tools related to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues. G&A Institute is the sole data partner for The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) in the USA, UK and Ireland. Web: www.ga-institute.com
About The National Association of Corporate Directors
The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) is the membership organization focused on advancing exemplary board leadership. Based on 35 years of experience, NACD identifies, interprets and provides insights and information that corporate board members rely upon to make sound strategic decisions, confidently confront complex business challenges and enhance shareowner value. With more than 12,000 corporate director members, NACD provides world-class director education, director training and proprietary research about leading boardroom and corporate governance practices to promote director professionalism and bolster investor confidence. Web: www.nacdonline.org
About the "D100" Honorees
Of the D100 honorees being recognized Kenneth Daly, president and CEO of NACD,: " These leaders stand out from the crowd for the examples they set, the positive tone they create and the wealth of insights they bring to the boardroom. We are honored to recognize these stewards who bring expertise and courageous leadership into the boardroom.” The D100 honors the most influential people in the boardroom and corporate governance community. To be nominated, candidates should play a significant role in shaping the greater boardroom agenda.
NACD recently recognized the Directorship 100 honorees (view NACD press release online ). According to NACD:
The 2012 NACD Directorship 100 recognizes leading corporate directors and governance advocates in 13 categories: academics, attorneys, audit and risk professionals, board advisors, compensation experts, crisis communications experts, governance advisors, investors, media, members of the plaintiffs’ bar, policy advisors, recruiters, and regulators and rule makers.