Member of the board of directors

Member of the board of directors

Director representing employee shareholders

The board-governance model began in England, when merchants in the 14th through 16th centuries engaged in global trade. Autocratic monarchs appointed democratic collective-governing bodies to oversee commerce abroad. U.S. corporate statutes have regulated board governance since the early 1800s. New York’s 1811 Act officially placed the responsibility of managing companies’ “stock, property and concerns” on boards of directors. Today, most corporations around the world follow the board-governance model.

All About Boards of Directors (For-Profit and Nonprofit)

All About Boards of Directors (For-Profit and Nonprofit)

In short, the generally accepted roles of boards—e.g., selecting top executives, determining policy, measuring results, and asking discerning questions—have taken on more and more the characteristics of a well-established myth, and there is a considerable gap between the myth and reality.

Member of the Board and Corporate Officer

Member of the Board and Corporate Officer

The structuring of a board of directors tends to be more varied outside of the United States. In certain countries in Asia and the European Union, the structure is often split into two primary boards: executive and supervisory.

Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG

Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG

Currently the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG comprises six members. Each Board Member is responsible for one or more functions within the Volkswagen Group. Dr. Herbert Diess is the Chairman.

Meet the LafargeHolcim Board of Directors

Meet the LafargeHolcim Board of Directors

The BMW Group believes that the recommendations and suggestions contained in the German Corporate Governance Code help make the German financial market more attractive, in particular for international investors. 

20 Key Board of Director Terms and Definitions

20 Key Board of Director Terms and Definitions

2. What is an Independent Director? Independent Directors are defined as directors who, among other things, are not part of management and who do not otherwise have a role or relationship with the corporation that has a potential of creating any conflict of interest.

Maintaining Emotional Well-Being During COVID-19

Maintaining Emotional Well-Being During COVID-19

Deborah’s involvement in open source began in the 90s in Portland, Oregon where she became deeply involved in the community, helped grow OSUOSL into an international community resource, founded the Government Open Source Conference, and championed the global use of FOSS in the public sector. Deb lent her voice to supporting open source project and developers, building bridges between academia, industry, and government along the way. Her published research includes the use of open source in cybersecurity and open source ecosystems in the public sector.

The Board of Directors is committed to ensuring that Givaudan, as a Company, is headed in the right direction, in terms of strategy and management.

Board member of Electrolux AB, PowerCell Sweden AB, DevPort AB, and Swedish Electromagnet Investment AB and additionally, Mr. Johansson is a member of the Business Executives Council of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences

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Swiss citizen, member of the Board since 20 May 2016, elected until 2023. Education: Graduate degree in Business Management, University of St. Gallen. Program for Executive Development, IMD Lausanne.