NACD Opens Call for Nominations for 2019 NACD Directorship 100

December 20, 2018

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the authority on boardroom practices representing more than 20,000 corporate board members, today issued its annual call for nominations for the 2019 NACD Directorship 100. This call for nominations also includes the NACD Lifetime Achievement Award and the NACD Director of the Year award.

For the first time, honorees will be recognized in June of 2019, rather than November as in years past.

The selection process begins now with an open nomination for candidates. Honorees are finalized by an independent advisory committee and then ratified by the NACD board of directors. Visit www.NACDonline.org/Nominations to submit your nominations by Friday, February 1, 2019.

Now in its 13th year, the NACD Directorship 100 recognizes leading corporate directors and governance professionals who have demonstrated excellence in the boardroom through innovation, courage, and integrity. This year’s honorees will be celebrated at a black-tie gala on June 26, 2019 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City and featured in NACD Directorship magazine.

2018 honorees included these outstanding directors:

-- NACD Lifetime Achievement Award winner Lawrence Cunningham, director of Constellation Software -- NACD Directors of the Year R. John Fletcher, director of Axcelis Technologies, and M. Jeannine Strandjord, director of Euronet Worldwide and MGP Ingredients

For a full list of the 2018 NACD Directorship 100 honorees, visit www.NACDonline.org/Honorees.

To learn more about the 2019 NACD Directorship 100, visit www.NACDonline.org/Directorship100.

About NACDThe National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) empowers more than 20,000 directors to lead with confidence in the boardroom. As the recognized authority on leading boardroom practices, NACD helps boards strengthen investor trust and public confidence by ensuring that today’s directors are well prepared for tomorrow’s challenges. World-class boards join NACD to elevate performance, gain foresight, and instill confidence. Fostering collaboration among directors, investors, and corporate governance stakeholders, NACD has been setting the standard for responsible board leadership for 40 years. To learn more about NACD, visit www.NACDonline.org.

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