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Boardroom Doors Still Closed to Female Execs
A new survey finds that nearly four in five women who are C-level executives at public companies have yet to serve on a board.
Women Gaining Corporate Board Slots
The percentage of female board members at S&P 1500 companies rose from 11.3% in 2007 to 15% in 2014, says Equilar.
Where Diversity Takes a Back Seat
A Duke/CFO study finds that gender and ethnicity remain secondary considerations in the selection of new corporate board members.
Investors Want More Disclosure on Director Qualifications
Are your board members the right people for the job? Prove it, investors are saying.
Cyber Risk, Shareholder Activism Lead Board Concerns
Boards of directors are comfortable monitoring operational risk and fraud, but managing cyber risk is a totally different animal, finds a new study.
America on Top
U.S. finance chiefs lead the way in optimism about the economy, according to the latest Duke/CFO global outlook survey.
Are Audit Committees Overworked?
The risk environment is clearly straining many audit committee agendas, finds a KPMG survey.
Board Members Favor Legislation on Inversions
A significant number of directors also think Congress should tackle broad-based tax reform at the same time.
Shareholder ‘No’ Votes on Pay Show Uptick
A new report on the 2014 proxy season show a rise in the number of executive compensation plans that failed to receive majority shareholder support.
Nearly One-Third of Board Nominees Are Women
A new study shows that women made up almost 30% of new board nominees at S&P 500 firms this year.
Ezcorp Shareholder Ousts CEO, Elevates CFO
A management reshuffling at the consumer finance and pawn loan company puts the finance chief in the CEO chair and vexes investors.