Knowledge Center: Event
23rd Annual Stanford Directors’ CollegeJune 25, 2017
Heidrick & Struggles is sponsoring the 23nd Annual Stanford Directors’ College, June 25-27 in conjunction with the Stanford Law School. John Thompson, vice chairman of the CEO and Board Practice will be speaking at a session on Hot Topics for Boards in 2017. Lee Hanson, vice chairman of global Financial Services and CEO and Board Practices, will be speaking in the seminar Board Composition, Evaluation, and Refreshment.
Directors’ College is the nation’s premier executive education program for directors and senior executives of publicly traded firms. The program addresses a broad range of problems that confront modern boards, including the board’s role in setting business strategy, CEO succession, techniques for controlling legal liability, challenges posed by activist investors, boardroom dynamics, and contemporary challenges including the state of the macro economy and emerging cyber security threats.
In its twenty-third year, Directors’ College brings together leading CEOs, directors, regulators, jurists, and scholars for a rigorous and balanced examination of corporate governance, strategy, and compliance. Learn more about the program.