Lead Director Initiative

Explore critical boardroom challenges and priorities through the Lead Director / Independent Chair lens.

Lead Director Initiative
Lead Director Initiative

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Crisis prevention and readiness

Insights from board and business leaders on assessing crisis readiness and response plans and steps for enhancing line of sight.

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Board oversight of human capital management

Carol Goode, Director, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), and former Chief Human Resources Officer, Brocade Communications, and Annalisa Barrett, Senior Advisor, KPMG Board Leadership Center, discussed board oversight of human capital management (HCM).

About KPMG’s Lead Director Initiative 

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. 

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Lead Director Webinar Series

Crisis Prevention and Readiness: Lessons from Board Leaders

Webcast replay is now available

Facilitating Board Engagement in Strategy: The Lead Director’s Role

Webcast replay is now available.

Leading with agility and purpose: Conference highlights

Facilitating board engagement in strategy

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