Directorship 100

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Directorship 100

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:

"Call for Nominations" Submission Form
Supplemental Information Packet (Call for Nomination Form, Bio and Three Letters of Recommendation)

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

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

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

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

Thank you to our generous partners for supporting the 2021 NACD Directorship 100.

Directorship 100 Lead Partner

2021 NACD Directorship 100 Sponsors