Frank Aquila and Scott Crofton Examine Current Trends in Public Company Corporate GovernanceJanuary 22, 2013
Corporate Board Member published the article, “The Role of the Public Company Director Today: Back to Basics,” co-authored by Messrs. Aquila and Crofton. The article discussed the changing role of boards of directors at a public company in the past decade. As expectations have shifted and boards have been placed under more pressure, the authors emphasized that the core role of boards has not fundamentally changed. The article examined the evolution of the board role and current trends in public company corporate governance that directors should understand to stay abreast of “best practices” in corporate governance.