U.S. Steel Corp., eBay and RadioShack Boards, Among Others, Join NACD
Corporate Boards Join NACD to Demonstrate Their Commitment to Exemplary Board
WASHINGTON, May 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Continuing its mission to advance
the highest standards of board leadership, the National Association of
Corporate Directors (NACD) added 53 diverse companies as NACD Full Board
Members during the first quarter of 2013.
NACD Full Board Member companies range from Fortune 50 corporations to small-
and mid-cap companies, as well as private companies and nonprofit
organizations. Fourteen of these new members are F1000 companies, and several
notable private companies recently became NACD Full Board Members.
"Through NACD membership, these companies demonstrate a commitment to the
highest standards of corporate governance, ensuring their boards will be
prepared for current and future challenges," said Ken Daly, president and CEO
The full list of companies whose full corporate boards became NACD Full Board
Members during the first quarter includes: AAR Corp., Aecon Group, AES Corp.,
Alcoa Inc., Alliant Techsystems Inc., Ashland Inc., Atlantic Power Corp.,
Axiom Consulting Partners, Baylake Corp., Black & Veatch, Boingo Wireless
Inc., Burris Logistics, Church Mutual Insurance, Columbia Property Trust,
Compass Cooperative Health Network Arizona, Core-Mark Holdings, CoreSite
Realty Corp., Cubic Corp., Cyberonics Inc., Delta Dental MN, Devon Energy
Corp., eBay, Express Inc., Fossil Inc., Fox Chase Bank, Global Income Trust
Inc., Global Power Equipment Group Inc., Greatbatch Inc., Injured Workers
Insurance Fund, Investment Technology Group, Jack Cooper Holdings, Jack Henry
& Associates Inc., KCAP Financial, Les Schwab Tire Centers, National Grid, OTC
Markets Group, Parsons, Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., Premiere Global
Services Inc., PROS Holdings Inc., RadioShack, Riverside Research Institute,
SDI Media, Sealed Air Corp., Sharps Compliance Corp., Signal Mutual Indemnity
Association, SoftServe Inc., Symantec, Terry Farms Inc., TGS-NOPEC Geophysical
Co., Tim Hortons Inc., U.S. Steel Corp. and Westerra Credit Union.
A larger sample of NACD's nearly 1,000 Full Board Member companies is
available at www.NACDonline.org/Members.
Through their membership, NACD Full Board Members become part of a diverse
director community and have the opportunity to share and gain proprietary
insights about current and emerging issues and take part in NACD's world-class
director education programs. Additionally, NACD acts as the "voice of the
director," speaking up on behalf of members to regulators and influencers,
such as the Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Chamber of
Commerce, among others, on matters of crucial importance to directors.
To learn more about NACD, visit www.NACDonline.org. To join, contact Kelly
Dodd at kkdodd@NACDonline.org or 202-380-1891.
The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) is the only membership
organization focused exclusively on advancing exemplary board leadership.
Based on more than 35 years of experience, NACD identifies, interprets, and
provides insights and information that corporate board members rely upon to
make sound strategic decisions, confidently confront complex business
challenges, and enhance shareowner value. With more than 13,000 corporate
director members, NACD provides world-class director education, director
training, and proprietary research about leading boardroom and corporate
governance practices to promote director professionalism and bolster investor
confidence. Furthermore, to create more effective and efficient corporate
boards, NACD provides independent board evaluations and custom-tailored
in-boardroom education and training programs, as well as director-led
conferences, forums, and peer-exchange learning opportunities to share ideas
about current and emerging issues. Fostering collaboration among directors and
governance stakeholders, NACD is shaping the future of board leadership.
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