"Secrets of the Corporate Secretary Department"

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

2:00 - 2:45 pm, eastern [archive and transcript to follow]

Join the current Chair of the Society of Corporate Secretaries - and three former Chairs - as they debunk myths on how to run the corporate secretary department as well as provide oodles of practice pointers on how to leverage outside resources & technology; tips for caring of the board; managing a budget; streamlining the board materials process; optimizing director orientation & education; and much more. Join these experts:

  • Lydia Beebe, Corporate Secretary and Chief Governance Officer, Chevron
  • Ken Wagner, Vice President, Assistant General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Peabody Energy
  • Carol Ward, Vice President & Corporate Secretary, Mondelez International (formerly Kraft Foods)
  • Susan Wolf, CEO, Global Governance Consulting; former VP - Corporate Governance, Corporate Secretary and Associate General Counsel, Schering-Plough

Among the topics of this program are:

  • How to leverage outside resources & technology
  • Best ways to feed and care for the board
  • How to best manage a budget
  • Ways to streamline the board materials process
  • Ways to optimize director orientation & education
  • How best to involve directors in shareholder engagement
  • Being a governance subject matter expert and resource
  • Logistics, contingency plans and last minute changes for board meetings

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