"Moving the Needle"
Building Effective Boards with Qualified Diverse Candidates
July 18 -19, 2012
New York Stock Exchange, New York
Wednesday, July 18
4:00 p.m. Representatives of the Moving the Needle event ring NYSE Closing Bell
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception on NYSE Trading Floor
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Dinner
The reception and dinner included CEOs and Chairmen/Lead Directors with their board candidates, public company nominating/governance committee chairs and members, search firms, pro-diversity organization leaders, and other invited guests.
Thursday, July 19 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Peer Exchange and Networking
- Board candidates met with nominating/governance committee chairs and members and search firms in an interactive networking exercise.
- Chief Executive Officers participated in a peer group workshop led by Duncan Niederauer, CEO of NYSE Euronext. The focus of the discussions was determined by input from participants prior to the event.
- Chairmen and Lead Directors participated in a separate peer group workshop. The focus of the discussions was determined by input from participants prior to the event