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WilmerHale: DOJ Challenges $4B Merger Months After HSR Filing
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By: Greenfield, Schneider, Khanduja

October 10th, 2017|Comments Off on WilmerHale: DOJ Challenges $4B Merger Months After HSR Filing

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By: Greenfield, Schneider, Khanduja

Earlier this week, the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a lawsuit seeking to unwind Parker-Hannifin's $4.3 billion consummated acquisition of Clarcor.1 This is a notable challenge for two reasons. First, it is Read More

Q&A with Chief Compliance Officer Mike Ward on Third Party Risks
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By: Ethisphere

October 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Q&A with Chief Compliance Officer Mike Ward on Third Party Risks

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By: Ethisphere

Mike Ward, VP and Chief Compliance Officer at Juniper Networks, recently sat down with Ethisphere to chat a bit about third-party risk, his latest compliance initiatives, and what he wants to see from regulators. He Read More

South Asia BELA: Ethical Business Helps Companies Sustain In The Long Run
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By: Ethisphere

September 25th, 2017|Comments Off on South Asia BELA: Ethical Business Helps Companies Sustain In The Long Run

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By: Ethisphere

Ethisphere recently launched its South Asia Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA) Chapter in India at the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) headquarters in New Delhi. The event featured a high-profile panel of experts that discussed the future Read More

Are Opioid Pharm Manufacturers Ready for the Enforcement Spotlight?
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Gary Giampetruzzi, Paul Hastings

August 29th, 2017|Comments Off on Are Opioid Pharm Manufacturers Ready for the Enforcement Spotlight?

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Gary Giampetruzzi, Paul Hastings

Reproduced with permission from Paul Hastings. Authors: Gary Giampetruzzi is Global Vice-Chair of the Investigations and White Collar Defense and Life Sciences Departments and a partner in the Litigation Department of Paul Hastings in New Read More

Laura Lang on Long-Term Strategy and Fostering A Culture of Integrity
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By: Laura Lang, VF Corporation Board of Directors

August 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Laura Lang on Long-Term Strategy and Fostering A Culture of Integrity

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By: Laura Lang, VF Corporation Board of Directors

Laura Lang has served on the VF Corporation Board of Directors since 2011. Ms. Lang has been the Managing Director of Narragansett Ventures, LLC since January 2014. More about Lang below. The best boards provide Read More

Ford: Guiding Principles are Key to Strong Financial Communications
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By: Bob Shanks, Chief Financial Officer, Ford

August 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Ford: Guiding Principles are Key to Strong Financial Communications

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By: Bob Shanks, Chief Financial Officer, Ford

Bob Shanks is Ford Motor Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In the following article, he discusses opportunities facing the company and the industry. There are a few constants in life. The sun Read More

Broad Lessons from the Wells Fargo Report
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By: Erica Salmon Byrne

August 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Broad Lessons from the Wells Fargo Report

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By: Erica Salmon Byrne

Editor's note: This article was originally published in Compliance & Ethics Professional July 2017 edition. Last month, the Wells Fargo board released its lengthy investigative report into its sales incentive issues. Much has been written Read More

Opinion: Is There A Sense of Strong Organizational Justice?
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By: Stefan Linssen

July 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Opinion: Is There A Sense of Strong Organizational Justice?

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By: Stefan Linssen

Culture could very well be the ‘compliance word of the year’ for 2017. The best ethics and compliance leaders today are becoming more and more focused on the ‘why’ of compliance, and how ethics and Read More

Experts Take On Cultivating A Diverse Boardroom
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By: Ethisphere

July 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Experts Take On Cultivating A Diverse Boardroom

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By: Ethisphere

At a recent gender diversity forum hosted by Ethisphere, in partnership with the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ), Equilar, Voya Financial and Norton Rose Fulbright, several experts were on hand to discuss the emerging value Read More

Leaders Focus on Integrity Across an Evolving Latin America Landscape
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By: Ethisphere

June 29th, 2017|Comments Off on Leaders Focus on Integrity Across an Evolving Latin America Landscape

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By: Ethisphere

Ethisphere introduced its 5th Annual Latin America Ethics Summit to an assembly of senior business and compliance leaders in Miami for the very first time, following four consecutive years in Brazil. Connecting Chief Legal Officers, Read More

Gender Diversity: The New Business Imperative for Success
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By: Aarti Maharaj

June 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Gender Diversity: The New Business Imperative for Success

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By: Aarti Maharaj

It’s hard for today’s business person to imagine the days when the boss would actually whistle to the secretary, saying, “Hey sweetheart, bring me a cup of coffee.” But there was also a day when Read More

Confidence in Boards: A Positive Main Street Investor Survey
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By: TK Kerstetter, Boardroom Resources LLC

June 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Confidence in Boards: A Positive Main Street Investor Survey

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By: TK Kerstetter, Boardroom Resources LLC

TK Kerstetter is CEO of Boardroom Resources LLC and host of “Inside America’s Boardrooms,” which is filmed at Nasdaq Marketsite. Most of us have annual events we look forward to. For some it might be Read More

Key Trends & Highlights From The 9th Annual Global Ethics Summit
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By: Ethisphere

June 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Key Trends & Highlights From The 9th Annual Global Ethics Summit

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By: Ethisphere

In March, Ethisphere hosted its 9th annual Global Ethics Summit in New York City. The Summit provided an opportunity for companies from around the world to celebrate what makes them great businesses and share best Read More

Report: CECOs Struggle With Outdated Tech; Siloed Data
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By: Ethisphere

June 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Report: CECOs Struggle With Outdated Tech; Siloed Data

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By: Ethisphere

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on the FCPA Blog. A new survey found that Chief Compliance and Ethics Officers are struggling to effectively aggregate and analyze data due in part to outdated technology and Read More

Compliance Officers Still Concerned About Personal Liability
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By: Ethisphere

June 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Compliance Officers Still Concerned About Personal Liability

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By: Ethisphere

Chief Compliance Officers (CCOs) are less concerned about personal liability as their role has gained a significant amount of independence, traction and prominence within the last year—that’s according to a recent report by global law Read More

The Ethics of Lockheed’s Sustainable Business Practices
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By: Dr. Leo Mackay, Lockheed Martin

May 25th, 2017|Comments Off on The Ethics of Lockheed’s Sustainable Business Practices

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By: Dr. Leo Mackay, Lockheed Martin

Dr. Leo S. Mackay, Jr. is Senior Vice President of Internal Audit, Ethics, and Sustainability at Lockheed Martin. The core values of Lockheed Martin are:  do what’s right, respect others, and perform with excellence. Our Read More

4th Annual Asia Ethics Summit: Best Practices & Key Takeaways
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By: Ethisphere

May 24th, 2017|Comments Off on 4th Annual Asia Ethics Summit: Best Practices & Key Takeaways

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By: Ethisphere

At the 4th Annual Asia Ethics Summit, attendees had the opportunity to connect and hear from the most respected and diverse class of company leaders who gathered to inspire integrity and responsible business performance across Read More

[WATCH] The Evolution of Wyndham’s Culture and Ethics
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By: Ethisphere

May 18th, 2017|Comments Off on [WATCH] The Evolution of Wyndham’s Culture and Ethics

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By: Ethisphere

  At our 9th Annual Global Ethics Summit this year, we had a chance to catch up with Korin Neff, Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer, Wyndham Worldwide about Read More

Featured Expert:

The CRM of Ethics and Compliance
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July 31st, 2017|Comments Off on The CRM of Ethics and Compliance

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Hui Chen served as the Compliance Counsel Expert at the United States Department of Justice’s Fraud Section. More on Chen below. Toward a New Cross-Cultural Approach for Global Organizations As a compliance officer in global Read More

Ethisphere Podcasts:

Ethicast

A biweekly, business podcast series hosted by the Ethisphere Institute. It features interviews with members of the C-Suite, Corporate Governance, Compliance and Ethics Officers from industry leading companies and provides listeners with new insights and practical advice on corporate ethics, governance, culture and much more.

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A Conversation with Human Rights Advocate Cindy McCain
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In our most recent Ethicast series, Stephen L. Brown, Listen Here

Convercent: Corporate Culture in Mergers & Acquisitions
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Patrick Quinlan, CEO of Convercent, a leading global provider Listen Here

Lucy Fato, Nardello & Co., Discusses Compliance Under A New Administration
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Lucy Fato, General Counsel, Managing Director and Head of Listen Here

Melissa Nandi Explains Rockwell Automation’s Integrity Core Value
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Melissa Nandi, Vice President, Law, and Chief Compliance Officer Listen Here

Around the Circuit:

Fostering an Effective “Speak Up” Culture was one of the many standing-room-only sessions at this year’s Global Ethics Summit. This panel shared insights from experts at Littler Mendelson P.C., Bayer AG, and Western Union. Here’s more about the session.

Special Reports:

Your Copy: 2017 Ethics and Compliance Survey
WHITEPAPER

June 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Your Copy: 2017 Ethics and Compliance Survey

WHITEPAPER

The 2017 Ethics and Compliance Survey engaged more than 335 business ethics leaders across the United States and abroad. The report, released this week by the Ethisphere Institute and compliance services firm Convercent, found that Read More

9th Annual Global Ethics Summit
WHITEPAPER

June 28th, 2017|Comments Off on 9th Annual Global Ethics Summit

WHITEPAPER

With ethical culture and performance perennially at the heart of conversations during the Summit, a renewed dialogue focusing on topics such as leadership diversity, sports integrity and a rigorous commitment to human rights inspired the Read More

Anti-Corruption:

Are Opioid Pharm Manufacturers Ready for the Enforcement Spotlight?
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Gary Giampetruzzi, Paul Hastings

August 29th, 2017|Comments Off on Are Opioid Pharm Manufacturers Ready for the Enforcement Spotlight?

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Gary Giampetruzzi, Paul Hastings

Reproduced with permission from Paul Hastings. Authors: Gary Giampetruzzi is Global Vice-Chair of the Investigations and White Collar Defense and Life Sciences Departments and a partner in the Litigation Department of Paul Hastings in New Read More

Asia Ethics Summit to Address AML Compliance in Singapore
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The Ethisphere Institute

August 9th, 2016|Comments Off on Asia Ethics Summit to Address AML Compliance in Singapore

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The Ethisphere Institute

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) recently launched two new departments to help the country identify and address lapses in anti-money laundering controls. According to news reports, one area of the new division will assume Read More

Investigating with Integrity: Lessons Learned & Ways to Avoid Bias
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By: Max Roche, Anti-Fraud Unit, STMicroelectronics

August 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Investigating with Integrity: Lessons Learned & Ways to Avoid Bias

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By: Max Roche, Anti-Fraud Unit, STMicroelectronics

Maximilien Roche, STMicroelectronics. As professionals tasked with examining and reporting on the activities of others, investigators are expected to operate with a high level of integrity. As a matter of fact, “integrity” is Read More

A New Standard: A Preview of ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Management Systems
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By: Leslie A. Benton and Worth D. MacMurray

July 6th, 2016|Comments Off on A New Standard: A Preview of ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Management Systems

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By: Leslie A. Benton and Worth D. MacMurray

Leslie A. Benton is the Vice President of Advocacy and Stakeholder Engagement of the Center for Responsible Enterprise And Trade (CREATe.org). Worth D. MacMurray is the former Senior Vice President - General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer Read More

Corporate Governance & Audit:

Laura Lang on Long-Term Strategy and Fostering A Culture of Integrity
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By: Laura Lang, VF Corporation Board of Directors

August 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Laura Lang on Long-Term Strategy and Fostering A Culture of Integrity

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By: Laura Lang, VF Corporation Board of Directors

Laura Lang has served on the VF Corporation Board of Directors since 2011. Ms. Lang has been the Managing Director of Narragansett Ventures, LLC since January 2014. More about Lang below. The best boards provide Read More

Confidence in Boards: A Positive Main Street Investor Survey
ARTICLE

By: TK Kerstetter, Boardroom Resources LLC

June 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Confidence in Boards: A Positive Main Street Investor Survey

ARTICLE

By: TK Kerstetter, Boardroom Resources LLC

TK Kerstetter is CEO of Boardroom Resources LLC and host of “Inside America’s Boardrooms,” which is filmed at Nasdaq Marketsite. Most of us have annual events we look forward to. For some it might be Read More

Compliance Officers Still Concerned About Personal Liability
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By: Ethisphere

June 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Compliance Officers Still Concerned About Personal Liability

ARTICLE

By: Ethisphere

Chief Compliance Officers (CCOs) are less concerned about personal liability as their role has gained a significant amount of independence, traction and prominence within the last year—that’s according to a recent report by global law Read More

The Ethics of Lockheed’s Sustainable Business Practices
ARTICLE

By: Dr. Leo Mackay, Lockheed Martin

May 25th, 2017|Comments Off on The Ethics of Lockheed’s Sustainable Business Practices

ARTICLE

By: Dr. Leo Mackay, Lockheed Martin

Dr. Leo S. Mackay, Jr. is Senior Vice President of Internal Audit, Ethics, and Sustainability at Lockheed Martin. The core values of Lockheed Martin are:  do what’s right, respect others, and perform with excellence. Our Read More

Ethics & Compliance:

WilmerHale: DOJ Challenges $4B Merger Months After HSR Filing
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By: Greenfield, Schneider, Khanduja

October 10th, 2017|Comments Off on WilmerHale: DOJ Challenges $4B Merger Months After HSR Filing

ARTICLE

By: Greenfield, Schneider, Khanduja

Earlier this week, the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a lawsuit seeking to unwind Parker-Hannifin's $4.3 billion consummated acquisition of Clarcor.1 This is a notable challenge for two reasons. First, it is Read More

Broad Lessons from the Wells Fargo Report
ARTICLE

By: Erica Salmon Byrne

August 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Broad Lessons from the Wells Fargo Report

ARTICLE

By: Erica Salmon Byrne

Editor's note: This article was originally published in Compliance & Ethics Professional July 2017 edition. Last month, the Wells Fargo board released its lengthy investigative report into its sales incentive issues. Much has been written Read More

The CRM of Ethics and Compliance
ARTICLE

July 31st, 2017|Comments Off on The CRM of Ethics and Compliance

ARTICLE

Hui Chen served as the Compliance Counsel Expert at the United States Department of Justice’s Fraud Section. More on Chen below. Toward a New Cross-Cultural Approach for Global Organizations As a compliance officer in global Read More

Gender Diversity: The New Business Imperative for Success
ARTICLE

By: Aarti Maharaj

June 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Gender Diversity: The New Business Imperative for Success

ARTICLE

By: Aarti Maharaj

It’s hard for today’s business person to imagine the days when the boss would actually whistle to the secretary, saying, “Hey sweetheart, bring me a cup of coffee.” But there was also a day when Read More

Corporate Culture:

South Asia BELA: Ethical Business Helps Companies Sustain In The Long Run
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By: Ethisphere

September 25th, 2017|Comments Off on South Asia BELA: Ethical Business Helps Companies Sustain In The Long Run

ARTICLE

By: Ethisphere

Ethisphere recently launched its South Asia Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA) Chapter in India at the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) headquarters in New Delhi. The event featured a high-profile panel of experts that discussed the future Read More

Laura Lang on Long-Term Strategy and Fostering A Culture of Integrity
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By: Laura Lang, VF Corporation Board of Directors

August 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Laura Lang on Long-Term Strategy and Fostering A Culture of Integrity

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By: Laura Lang, VF Corporation Board of Directors

Laura Lang has served on the VF Corporation Board of Directors since 2011. Ms. Lang has been the Managing Director of Narragansett Ventures, LLC since January 2014. More about Lang below. The best boards provide Read More

Ford: Guiding Principles are Key to Strong Financial Communications
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By: Bob Shanks, Chief Financial Officer, Ford

August 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Ford: Guiding Principles are Key to Strong Financial Communications

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By: Bob Shanks, Chief Financial Officer, Ford

Bob Shanks is Ford Motor Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In the following article, he discusses opportunities facing the company and the industry. There are a few constants in life. The sun Read More

Broad Lessons from the Wells Fargo Report
ARTICLE

By: Erica Salmon Byrne

August 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Broad Lessons from the Wells Fargo Report

ARTICLE

By: Erica Salmon Byrne

Editor's note: This article was originally published in Compliance & Ethics Professional July 2017 edition. Last month, the Wells Fargo board released its lengthy investigative report into its sales incentive issues. Much has been written Read More

Reputation:

U.S. Bancorp: Manage, Protect and MEASURE Your Reputation
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March 24th, 2017|Comments Off on U.S. Bancorp: Manage, Protect and MEASURE Your Reputation

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Katherine B. Quinn is Chief Strategy and Reputation Officer of U.S. Bancorp. Ms. Quinn has served in this position since joining U.S. Bancorp in September 2013 and has served on U.S. Bancorp’s Managing Committee since Read More

What it Takes to Make it to the World’s Most Ethical Companies List
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By: Ken Daly, President, NY Operations, National Grid

August 3rd, 2016|Comments Off on What it Takes to Make it to the World’s Most Ethical Companies List

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By: Ken Daly, President, NY Operations, National Grid

Ken Daly (pictured right) is President of the New York business of National Grid, which serves 4 million natural gas and electric customers in Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island and Upstate New York. Over Read More

Sharing Citizenship: Unleashing the Skills and Passion of Your Employees
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By: J.P. Bilbrey, CEO, The Hershey Company

June 14th, 2016|Comments Off on Sharing Citizenship: Unleashing the Skills and Passion of Your Employees

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By: J.P. Bilbrey, CEO, The Hershey Company

J.P. Bilbrey is Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer for The Hershey Company, the largest producer of quality chocolate in North America and a global leader in chocolate and sugar confectionery. More Read More

From Diligent: 10 Practical Guidelines to Improving Board Communications
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By: Diligent Corporation

June 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on From Diligent: 10 Practical Guidelines to Improving Board Communications

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By: Diligent Corporation

Mark Twain once said: “I didn’t have time to write you a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead”. As corporate secretaries, we regularly face this challenge in relation to board communication: management Read More