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Governing more diverse boards, creating a different level of director/management engagement, and adopting more dynamic board structures are three of the challenges that surfaced in this director survey and study. Join Susan Angele, senior advisor at KPMG’s Board Leadership Center along with local directors, to frame and discuss what the findings could mean for directors and management and get a step ahead of the upcoming changes. This program should help you think about these critical, upcoming issues.
Attendees will receive a copy of the 2019 NACD Blue Ribbon Commission Report Fit for the Future: An Urgent Imperative for Board Leadership
Senior Advisor, Board Governance, KPMG's Board Leadership Center
As a senior advisor, Board Governance, at KPMG’s Board Leadership Center, Susan Angele is a frequent writer and speaker on topics of importance to corporate directors. The Board Leadership Center works to champion outstanding corporate governance to drive long-term corporate value and enhance investor confidence, engaging with directors, business leaders, and experts to help articulate business challenges through a board lens and promote director education and continuous boardroom improvement. She joined KPMG after 25 years in the consumer products industry. In roles including global deputy general counsel and chief governance officer at The Hershey Company and chief counsel at US Snacks at Mondelez (then Kraft/Nabisco), she provided legal and business advice and led initiatives that protected value and enabled sustainable global growth of some of the world’s most famous and best-loved brands.Â
Angele has served as a director on numerous nonprofit boards, ranging in size and scope from a tech start-up to the Council of Better Business Bureaus, a national umbrella organization encompassing approximately 100 organizations devoted to instilling marketplace trust among their more than 250,000 member businesses, charities, and advertising agencies. She currently serves on two nonprofit boards, as nonexecutive chair of Courseworld, a nonprofit technology platform devoted to providing the world’s best liberal arts content online, and as a board member of the Institute for Mindful Leadership. Angele is an NACD Board Leadership Fellow and a member of Women Corporate Directors (WCD) where she chaired the 2016 WCD Thought Leadership Commission on Visionary Board.
As chief executive officer and president of his firm, Mack Hogans provides professional services to CEOs, businesses, and organizations in areas of leadership; strategy; M&A; governance; public policy; philanthropy; diversity, equity, and inclusion; board governance; CEO succession; community relations; natural resources and environmental policy; and crisis management. He has been affiliate professor in the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences and guest lecturer at the Foster School of Business, University of Washington. Hogans retired as senior vice president after 25 years with Weyerhaeuser Co. His responsibilities included corporate communications; environment, health, and safety; government affairs; law; e-business; and procurement and supply chain management. In addition, he was chair of the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation; a forester; a branch manager for the Building Materials business; and vice president of Government Affairs. Before joining Weyerhaeuser, he worked for the U.S. Forest Service, Maryland National Capital Parks and Planning Commission, and the National Park Service. Hogans serves on numerous boards and commissions. He is currently lead independent director and chair of the Governance and Nominations Committee of Boise Cascade Co. He is a board member of US Bank Washington. He serves at the request of the Governor on the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship board. He also serves on the boards of the American Forest Foundation and Rainier Vista Boys and Girls Club. He is immediate past chair of Cambia Health Solutions Board; past board member of Washington Business Roundtable, Regence Blue Shield, Pacific Lutheran University, and University of Puget Sound; and past board chair of The US Endowment for Forestry and Communities. Hogans has received many recognitions for his leadership, the most recent was being awarded the Modern Healthcare Excellence in Healthcare Governance award.
Charlotte Guyman is a director and a strategic advisor with more than 35 years of experience in the technology industry and 19 years as a director for public, private, and not-for-profit entities in healthcare, education, insurance, energy, transportation, manufacturing, tourism, construction, and consumer businesses. She worked at Microsoft Corp. from 1987 to 1999, ultimately serving as general manager in the consumer division. During this Microsoft tenure, she was general manager of Kids and Games Software and MSN Sales & Sales Marketing, as well as director of International Marketing and of Consumer Division Marketing. Prior to business school, she had a five-year career at Hewlett-Packard in technology sales and systems engineering management. Guyman has been a director of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. since 2003, serving on the Finance and Audit Committee. She is also a director for the Space Needle Corp. where she is on the Compensation and Governance Committees (most recently as chair of the latter); and an independent director for Seattle start-up Pro.com; and is on the Advisory Board for Brooks Running. She has been a trustee for the global NGO Save the Children since 2007, and she currently serves on the Executive and Audit Committees, she is chair of the Program Quality Committee and the Child Safeguarding trustee. Guyman was chairman of the University of Washington Medicine Board, serving from 2000 to 2010. She currently serves on the governing board of the Brotman Baty Institute for Precision Medicine at the University of Washington. In addition, Guyman is a strategic advisor partner at the consulting firm, Cameoworks and a co-founder of Board Ready—a not-for-profit working to get more women and people of color on boards.