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2022 NACD Directorship 100™ Nominations Open
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.
Please note: If you are nominating for the B. Kenneth West Lifetime Achievement Award, Public Company Director of the Year, Private Company Director of the Year or Nonprofit Director of the Year you will also need to submit:
Nominations will be accepted now through January 31, 2022. Honorees are chosen by an independent selection committee and then ratified by the NACD board of directors.
Congratulations to the 2021 NACD Directorship 100 Honorees
Alfred E. Osborne Jr., Ph.D.
NACD 2021 B. Kenneth West Lifetime Achievement Award
Lead Independent Director, Kaiser Aluminum Corp.; Director, Source Capital Inc. and Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundation
William M. Cook
Public Company Director of the Year
Nonexecutive Chair, IDEX Corp. and Neenah Inc.; Independent Director, Axalta Coating Systems Ltd
Lynn N. Clarke
Private Company Director of the Year
Chair, Nielsen-Massey Vanillas; Director, ABARTA Coca-Cola Beverages, The Vollrath Company, A. Duie Pyle Inc, and the NACD Connecticut Chapter
Phyllis J. Campbell
Nonprofit Director of the Year
Independent Director, Air Transport Services Group Inc.; Director, Allen Institute and Washington Roundtable; Immediate Past Chair, US-Japan Council