Thought Leadership Series
Explore critical boardroom challenges and priorities through the Lead Director / Independent Chair lens.
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Convened by KPMG’s Board Leadership Center, the Lead Director Initiative explores critical boardroom challenges and priorities through the lead director/independent chair lens. Conducted under the Chatham House Rule, these candid conversations are designed to share experiences and spark boardroom conversations that help elevate board leadership and effectiveness.
Lead directors are uniquely positioned to create the right level of engagement and facilitate quality boardroom discussions on strategy.
View a replay of our recent Quarterly Webcast featuring Ken Kim, Senior Economist for KPMG LLP, who discussed the outlook for the U.S. and global economy in the upcoming year.
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Directors and CEOs share their views on how boards can help support their CEOs and management teams.
Seven items for nom/gov committees to keep in mind as they consider and carry out their 2020 agendas.
While performance targets are powerful tools in driving the right culture, they can also pose major risks.
Allocating time to strategy discussions is essential, but it is just the first hurdle in getting the strategy process right.
In this edition: board engagement in strategy, highlights from our Board Leadership conference, voting in proxy fights, and more.
The private equity portfolio company lead director can be key to building board agendas, serving as a mentor to the CEO, and leading oversight of strategy development and execution.
Insights from lead directors and independent chairs on how they facilitate board engagement in the strategy process.
Dedicating time to think about the future is vital to navigating disruptive risks.
Independent lead directors and independent chairs play a pivotal role in helping ensure their boards are ready for a CEO change.
Lead directors are focusing on board composition and diversity, and enhancing board operations and oversight processes.
Companies and investors continue to grapple with what constitutes the optimal leadership structure for boards.
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