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July 13, 2020 12:00 PM ET [12:00] (New York) | (01 hr) | Time Zone Converter

In the initial phase of COVID-19, boards ramped up their efforts, focusing on what mattered most when the health and economic crisis began. Going forward, boards will be facing increasing demands on their time and attention, focusing not only on issues that were at the top of their agenda at the outset of the pandemic, but also those that were near at the bottom.

How are boards currently organized and are they equipped to address these shifting priorities?

By attending this webcast, viewers will be able to:

  • Understand what boards should be thinking about in light of the COVID-19 crisis
  • Receive a preview of our upcoming corporate board practices report which documents corporate governance trends and developments at 2,826 public companies
  • Prepare for expanding and shifting board priorities, that might affect your board’s composition, structure, responsibilities, and processes
  • Discover emerging best board practices, including with respect to board diversity, refreshment, director age and tenure, and over-boarding

Who Should Attend: Current and prospective board members of public and private companies; CEOs, general counsel, and other C-suite executives; corporate secretaries; investors; attorneys; and other corporate governance professionals.

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Requirements : Attendees must be logged on for the duration of the webcast, participate in all interactive polls, and request credits via the on-screen form. Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based; Program Level: Intermediate; Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None


Ross Jeffries

Ross Jeffries
Deputy General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Bank of America Corporation

Ross Jeffries is Deputy General Counsel & Corporate Secretary providing legal support to the Chief Financial Officer Group and the Corporation's Board of Directors through the Office of the Corporate Secretary. Ross leads a team of attorneys, paralegals and support staff to provide legal advi...Full Bio

Jack (Rusty) O'Kelley

Jack (Rusty) O'Kelley
Russell Reynolds Associates

Jack “Rusty” O’Kelley III is co-leader of Russell Reynolds' Associates Board and CEO Advisory Practice and a senior member of the New York office. He also serves as global leader of the Board Consulting and Effectiveness Practice. His areas of expertise are board effectiveness a...Full Bio

Paul Rodel

Paul Rodel
Debevoise & Plimpton

Paul Rodel is a corporate partner and a member of Debevoise’s Capital Markets, Private Equity and Latin America Groups. He represents clients in the financial services, healthcare, insurance, technology and media industries in registered, private and offshore capital markets transactions.Full Bio

Paul Washington

Paul Washington (Moderator)
Executive Director, ESG Center
The Conference Board

Paul Washington is a recognized leader with a distinguished career in the ESG space. Before joining The Conference Board ESG Center, he served as Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary of Time Warner Inc. He also served as Chief of Staff for the company’...Full Bio

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