WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the authority on boardroom practices representing more than 19,000 corporate board members, today announced the appointment of 12 additional members to its General Counsel Steering Committee, which brings this influential group responsible for guiding NACD’s Strategic-Asset General Counsel initiative to a total of 59 members.
This initiative was created to support the evolution of the general counsel from solely a legal advisor to a strategic partner in the boardroom.
“In its first year, the General Counsel Steering Committee has made an important contribution to NACD members through its participation and input into NACD events, intellectual capital, and educational fora,” said Peter Gleason, president and CEO of NACD.
NACD’s General Counsel Steering Committee members come from a diverse range of Fortune 500, nonprofit, and private companies, including the following new members:
Susan M. Angele Ava Harter Senior Advisor Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate KPMG Board Leadership Center Secretary Owens Corning Matt Broad Adé Heyliger Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Partner Secretary Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP Darden Restaurants Inc. Norman M. Brothers Jr. Gillian A. Hobson Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Partner Secretary Vinson & Elkins LLP United Parcel Service Inc. Peter Carter Rebecca House Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Corporate Secretary Secretary Delta Air Lines Inc. Rockwell Automation Inc. Richard Cohen Javier Rodriguez President and General Counsel Chief Legal Officer Corporate Creations International Inc. Indivior PLC Steven Epstein Carlos L. Rodriguez-Ramos Partner, Corporate Vice President of Legal Affairs, Chief Legal Counsel, Fried Frank and Corporate Secretary Triple-S Management Corp. D. Cameron Findlay James F. Rogers Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Chief Legal Officer Secretary Cars.com Archer Daniels Midland Co. Michael J. Harrington Michelle Shepston Senior Vice President and General Counsel Chief Legal Officer Eli Lilly and Co. DMC Global Inc.
Click here to learn more about this initiative and other general counsel programming: NACD General Counsel Programming.
The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) empowers more than 19,000 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.