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2023 NACD Directorship 100 Nominations
The 2023 NACD Directorship 100 nomination period will be open from May 3
to June 16, 2023 . The annual NACD Directorship 100 celebrates and recognizes the most influential directors and leaders in the corporate governance community who have demonstrated excellence in the boardroom through innovation, courage, and integrity.
This celebration includes the presentation of six distinct honors:
• B. Kenneth West Lifetime Achievement Award
• Public Company Director of the Year
• Private Company Director of the Year
• Nonprofit Director of the Year
• NACD Directorship 100: Directors
• NACD Directorship 100: Governance Professionals
Visit the nominations page to learn more about the awards criteria.
You will be directed to our awards platform. To submit a nomination, you must first create a new account on the nomination platform. To do so, click "Begin Nomination" and complete the form on the right-hand side of the page. Once you have registered your new account you will be directed to the nomination form.
The call for nominations period closes on June 16, 2023. Honorees are chosen by an independent selection committee and then ratified by the NACD board of directors.
All nominations are confidential.
NACD and NACD CDI board members are not eligible for nomination.
Congratulations to the 2022 NACD Directorship 100 Honorees
Linda Fayne Levinson
NACD 2022 B. Kenneth West Lifetime Achievement Award
Chair, AZA Finance, Clearpath Robotics, and WNDYR, and Independent Director, Nate, PDC Wellness, and Generation You, Employed. (Previous roles: Chair, Hertz; Lead Independent Director, Jacobs and NCR; Director, Western Union and Ingram Micro).
James L. Singleton
Public Company Director of the Year
Lead Independent Director, WESCO International Inc. and Chair, Cürex Group Holdings LLC
Loretta A. Penn
Private Company Director of the Year
Chair, Virginia Ready Initiative; Lead Director, The North Highland Co.; and Director, ZRG Partners and Toffler Associates
Beth E. Mooney
Nonprofit Director of the Year
Chair, Cleveland Clinic; Trustee, Cleveland Orchestra; and Director, Accenture, AT&T, and Ford Motor Co.