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  • About the Author: Ralph Ward

    Ralph Ward is publisher of the Boardroom INSIDER newsletter, editor of The Corporate Board magazine, author of five books on corporate governance, and a global governance speaker and seminar leader.&n…

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04 Jan. 2018 | Comments (0)
On Governance: Should New CEOs Still Get to Pick Their Own Boards? GE says Yes.
The chief executive being free to “pick his own board” was long a common, accepted prerogative of boardroom politics. Today, though, it would seem to …