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Corporate Directors Forum Features Keynotes to Address Critical Issues of Dodd Frank, Trade Deals, Minimum Wage and Shareholder Activism Facing Boards Today

SAN DIEGO – December 27, 2016

Just two days into a new Administration, “Directors Forum 2017: Directors, Management & Shareholders in Dialogue,” January 22-24, 2017, will feature four keynote speakers who will provide insights into the 2017 economy, the future of Dodd Frank, trade deals, minimum wage, the continuing expansion of investor activism, political and regulatory intervention, and geo-political unrest. These…
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San Diego’s Top Directors Honored at 2016 Director of the Year Awards!

SAN DIEGO – August 1, 2016

Corporate Directors Forum is recognizing six San Diego directors for their extraordinary contributions to corporate governance at its 26th annual Director of the Year Awards. The awards will be presented Thursday, Sept. 22 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla and will celebrate directors who have made a significant positive contribution…
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Corporate Directors Forum Hosts Breakfast Event: ‘What’s the Board’s Role in Security?’

SAN DIEGO, April 25, 2016

Experts will advise San Diego Board Directors on both physical and cyber security at May 10 event  Current events should have management and boards on high alert regarding the physical security and safety of employees, facilities and assets—not to mention critical infrastructure and geo-political risks unimaginable even a short few years ago. Understanding the board’s…
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Prestigious San Diego ‘Director of the Year’ Nominations Now Open

SAN DIEGO, April 13, 2016

The purpose of the Awards is to recognize directors for outstanding performance in the boardroom and behind the scenes. Nominations are now open for Corporate Directors Forum’s annual Director of the Year awards, San Diego’s prestigious tribute to outstanding performance and leadership in the boardroom. The Director of the Year awards will be held on…
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Governance Academy Trains Directors for Boardroom Success

SAN DIEGO, March 15, 2016

To prepare directors for the increasingly complex challenges of the boardroom, the Corporate Directors Forum will host a Governance Academy on May 16-17, 2016 at the University of San Diego. This comprehensive two-day training course is designed to expand boardroom competencies, confidence and personal networks. Led by nationally respected directors and boardroom leaders, “The Essentials…
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Corporate Directors to Facilitate Dialogue Between Directors, Management and Shareholders at Upcoming Directors Forum 2016

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 18, 2015

In an increasingly complex and volatile environment with expanding investor and stakeholder activism, geo-political unrest and 24/7 political campaigning, boards and management are facing unprecedented demands. “Directors Forum 2016: Directors, Management & Shareholders in Dialogue,” hosted by Corporate Directors Forum on January 24-26, 2016, provides a forum for three constituencies who seldom share the stage –…
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Corporate Directors to Host “BIG THINK” Event on Drones and Their Impact on the Business Community

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 4, 2015

Corporate Directors Forum is hosting a special event, “BIG THINK: Topics for the Boardroom and Beyond,” on Nov. 19, 2015. Held at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla, the discussion will focus on drones and the related “perils, pitfalls and promises” the technology brings to the world of business. The event will be helmed by drone…
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Corporate Directors Forum Honors Six San Diego Executives with 2015 Director of The Year Awards

SAN DIEGO, July 15, 2015

Corporate Directors Forum is recognizing six San Diego directors for their outstanding performance in corporate governance at its 24th annual Director of the Year awards. The awards will be presented Tuesday, Sept. 15 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla and will celebrate directors who have made a significant positive contribution in the boardroom and…
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Corporate Directors Forum Adds Pioneering CPA and Accomplished CEO to its 2015-2016 Board

SAN DIEGO, July 9, 2015

Corporate Directors Forum, a nonprofit association providing corporate governance education and headquartered in San Diego, has appointed local KPMG LLP Managing Partner Beth Altman and former CareFusion CEO David Schlotterbeck to its board of directors. The newest board members join 29 other corporate governance experts representing some of San Diego’s most respected and influential companies….
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Corporate Directors Forum Hosts Open Breakfast Event: “Shareholder Activists: Coming to a Boardroom Near You… Building Your Playbook”

SAN DIEGO, May 11, 2015

Corporate Directors Forum is holding an open breakfast to discuss shareholder activists and their impact on the boardroom. The breakfast will take place on May 28 from 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. at the San Diego Marriott La Jolla. While most assume that shareholder activists only go after the big targets, 74% of activist campaigns waged…
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Nominations Now Open for Prestigious San Diego Director of the Year Honor

SAN DIEGO, April 15, 2015

Honorees Recognized as the Most Influential in Corporate Governance Nominations for Corporate Directors Forum’s prestigious annual Director of the Year awards are now open. The Director of the Year awards will be held on Sept. 15, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla and will recognize directors for their outstanding performance in the boardroom. Honorees…
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Comprehensive Corporate Governance Training Provides Essential Skills for Boardroom Success

SAN DIEGO, April 13, 2015

To prepare directors for the complexities of the boardroom, Corporate Directors Forum is presenting its Governance Academy on May 14–15 at the University of San Diego. This two-day training course is designed to expand boardroom competencies, confidence and personal networks. “The Essentials of Corporate Directorship” training course is critical for aspiring and new directors, as…
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