Ken Joyce Becomes a NACD Board Leadership Fellow
NACD Fellows Demonstrate Their Commitment to the Highest Levels of Corporate
Governance and Leadership in the Boardroom
WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2014
WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Kenneth T. Joyce of Phoenix,
Arizona, has become a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Board
Leadership Fellow, the highest level of credentialing for corporate directors
and corporate governance professionals. Ken has served as a director on the
boards of Amkor Technology, Inc., The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), and
ParaChem Southern, Inc.
As a NACD Fellow, Ken has demonstrated his knowledge of the leading trends and
practices that define exemplary corporate governance today and has committed
to developing professional insights through a sophisticated course of ongoing
"I am honored to join this distinguished and diverse group of individuals who
make up NACD's Fellowship program and who have committed to advancing the
highest standards of boardroom leadership," said Joyce.
Ken Joyce served as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of
Directors of Amkor Technology, Inc. from 2009 until his retirement in May
2013. Mr. Joyce joined Amkor in 1997 and was Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer for more than eight years before becoming Chief
Administrative Officer in November 2007, Chief Operating Officer in February
2008 and President in May 2008. Prior to joining Amkor, from 1992 to 1997, he
served as CFO of Selas Fluid Processing Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary
of Linde AG, Munich, Germany. Mr. Joyce is also a former Vice President,
Finance and CFO of Selas Corporation of America. Mr. Joyce joined Selas
Corporation of America in 1981 holding various senior finance positions and
was promoted to CFO in 1984. Mr. Joyce began his career in 1971 at Peat
Marwick Mitchell & Co. as a certified public accountant. Joyce earned a B.S.
in Accounting from Saint Joseph's University and a M.B.A. in Finance from
"We are proud to announce that Ken Joyce has joined NACD's credentialed
directors and has taken the next step in the pursuit of boardroom excellence,"
said Ken Daly, President and CEO of NACD. "Our fellows help advance the
highest standards for those who serve in the boardroom, strengthening our
businesses and driving director professionalism. The impact of the program is
unmatched and they should be commended for their ongoing commitment to their
own professional development."
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 shareholder 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. To
learn more about NACD, visit www.NACDonline.org.
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