Board Refreshment, Composition and Structure: A Q&A with Nike’s Corporate Governance Team

Presenters:

Ann Miller Nike, VP, Corporate Secretary & Chief Compliance Officer

Adrian Bell Nike, VP, Corporate Governance & Securities Counsel

Melissa Sawyer Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, Partner

Categories:

Corporate Governance

Program Level: Intermediate

Duration: 61 minutes

Delivery Date: March 5, 2019

Release Date: October 8, 2019

Program Description

In this Q&A roundtable session, leaders from Nike’s Corporate Governance team discuss hot issues and best practices relating to public company corporate governance. Presenters discuss the importance of good corporate governance as it relates to board refreshment, composition and structure and provide practical tips for in-house counsel as well as insights into Nike’s corporate governance approach and implementation. This session also addresses the recent developments in director tenure, independence and oversight and the role that the corporate secretary can play in responding to these developments.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this session, participants will have a better understanding of:

The importance of corporate governance as it relates to board refreshment, composition and structure;

The drivers behind increased focus on board refreshment, composition and structure;

The role of the corporate secretary in promoting board-related corporate governance best practices;

Recent developments in board refreshment, composition and structure; and

Best practices and trends around director independence, tenure and oversight.

CLE Info

This program is currently available for general credit in the following states:

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Georgia
Hawaii*
Illinois
Indiana
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
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New Jersey*
New York
North Carolina
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Ohio
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Tennessee
Texas
Vermont
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin

*In Hawaii and New Jersey, we rely on their reciprocity policies pursuant to which our programs are deemed accredited once they are approved in the various reciprocity states where we apply such as California, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania and Texas.

For information on attendance reporting, please refer to the CLE Info page.

Presenters:

Ann Miller
VP, Corporate Secretary & Chief Compliance Officer, Nike

Adrian Bell
VP, Corporate Governance & Securities Counsel, Nike

Melissa Sawyer
Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Categories:

Corporate Governance

Program Level: Intermediate

Duration: 61 minutes

Delivery Date: March 5, 2019

Release Date: October 8, 2019