Former Ford Motor Executive and Hershey Co. Chairman Lead Chairman & CEO
Peer Forum Speaker Line-up
NEW YORK -- April 18, 2013
Corporate Board Member and NYSE Euronext’s 4^th annual Chairman & CEO Peer
Forum on June 11, 2013 will feature Hershey Co’s Chairman Jim Nevels talking
about changes impacting board leadership over the past two decades, and
Clifton Lambreth, former Ford Motor Co. executive and author, Ford and the
American Dream, Return to Greatness: Driving the American Dream, and The Ad
Man, sharing how Ford transformed from near-bankruptcy to profitability and
what leadership lessons boards can take away.
The Chairman & CEO Peer Forum, to be held at the New York Stock Exchange, was
developed to address the top concerns and issues facing today’s CEOs,
independent chairmen and lead directors.
“Effective board leadership is what separates great boards from adequate
boards,” said TK Kerstetter, chairman of Corporate Board Member, an NYSE
Euronext Company. “From building a better board and executive compensation to
M&A, shareholder relations and effective information technology oversight,
this is event will arm participants with the knowledge needed to respond
appropriately to changing trends and lead their boards in today’s challenging
All attendees will receive a complimentary board compliance oversight and
governance diagnostic reviewing their board practices against their peers,
provide by Corpedia, an NYSE Euronext Company. Upon conclusion of the event,
all attendees will be invited to tour the NYSE trading floor.
In addition to Lambreth and Nevels, other confirmed speakers include:
*Michael Del Giudice, Lead Director, Consolidated Edison Inc.; Director,
*James McTaggart, Retired Founding Partner, Marakon Associates; Director,
*J. Thomas Presby, Lead Director, World Fuel Services Corp.; Director,
ExamWorks Group Inc., First Solar Inc. and Invesco Ltd.
*James Kackley, Chairman of the Board, Orion Energy Systems Inc. and
Perficient Inc.; Director, Herman Miller Inc.
*John Scribante, Chief Executive Officer, Orion Energy Systems Inc.
*Lopa Zielinski, Director and Senior Counsel, Corporate Governance,
*Board advisers from Bass Berry & Sims, MacKenzie Partners, Meridian
Compensation Partners, PwC, Spencer Stuart, and Sullivan & Cromwell.
For more information on the 2013 Chairmen & CEO Peer Forum and to view the
complete event agenda, visit
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