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Nomination Committees Wake Up To Their Role - Report

Posted on May 6, 2016 at 9:20 AM

Research just out from EY and ICSA: The Governance Institute finds that nomination committees in corporate boardrooms are "delving more deeply" to find executive talent. They are said to be "no longer thinking about upcming board changes, but are now looking more deeply into the or...

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A Mattress Tale: The Need For Innovation In Retail

Posted on September 27, 2015 at 1:10 PM

Non-executive directors can play a useful role in the delivery of insight from 'site visits' to the business. In my interviews with a variety of them in the past, it is a subject that has recurred again and again. It's also a reason why diversity is so important.

 

A minor example: a woman appointed to her first non-exec director position for a listed company building homes was being shown a site. As soon as she saw the kitchen layout of a new planned home, she knew the sink ...

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