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The Job of the Corporate Director


18 September, 2018 | (01 hr)

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What is the role of the public company board? How do different market stakeholders view it?

Join our panel of corporate and legal experts as they share their reactions to the Governance Center's two-year-long study on the subject. Discover how various market players—including investors, academics, Delaware attorneys, and sitting directors—view what the job of the corporate board is and what it should be.

Join our experts as they share their perspectives on:

  • How the board should interact with management;
  • How the board should communicate with shareholders;
  • When the board should take action (and when it shouldn’t); and
  • What skills you need on a board to make it effective.

Who Should Attend: Current and prospective board members of public and private companies; CEOs and other C-suite executives; general counsel; corporate secretaries; corporate attorneys; investors; corporate governance professionals 

Speakers

Jared Gerber

Jared Gerber
Partner
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Jared Gerber’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, with a particular emphasis on securities litigation and other actions filed by shareholders.

Jared has frequently litigated claims under the Securities Act, the Exchange Act, the Investment Advisors Act, the Williams ...Full Bio

John C. Wilcox

John C. Wilcox
Chairman
Morrow Sodali Global LLC

John C. Wilcox is Chairman of Morrow Sodali Global LLC, an international consultancy providing companies and boards of directors with advice and services relating to corporate governance, institutional investor relations, proxy solicitation, shareholder engagement and strategic cross-border trans...Full Bio

Victor Lewkow

Victor Lewkow
Partner
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Victor Lewkow’s practice focuses on public and private mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and shareholder activism.

He represents principals and the major investment banking firms acting as financial advisors to acquirers or target companies. Vic also advises corporatio...Full Bio

Douglas Chia

Douglas Chia (Moderator)
Leader, Governance Center
The Conference Board

Douglas (Doug) Chia is executive director of the Governance Center for The Conference Board. Chia previously served as assistant general counsel and corporate secretary for Johnson & Johnson. Before joining Johnson & Johnson, he served as assistant general counsel, corporate for Tyco Inte...Full Bio

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