Most companies provide an initial orientation session for new directors.
Most companies provide an initial orientation session for a new director. While the length and formality of the orientation will vary by company, it should include an overview of:
Who participates in the initial orientation session will vary depending on how the company’s orientation process is structured. If the initial orientation is viewed as the first step in a more lengthy process, only a few key executives might participate in the initial session—e.g., the CEO, CFO, and General Counsel. If the initial orientation is viewed as a more comprehensive session, it might include a number of other participants, such as all members of the C-suite and key subject matter experts.
The Board Leadership Center team is available, courtesy of KPMG, to provide one-on-one briefings on general trends, hot topics in corporate governance, or issues important to you and your board.