Nominations

Nominations

Thank you for your nominations. Honorees will be announced spring 2020.

The 2020 D100, the most influential people in and around the boardroom, will be honored during the 2020 NACD Directorship 100 Gala, June 24, 2020, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City.

This annual 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

  • Directorship 100: Directors

  • Directorship 100: Governance Professionals

B. Kenneth West Lifetime Achievement Award

For exceptional achievements throughout the full scope of one’s board career

Nominees should demonstrate dedication to the improvement of corporate governance practices, as evidenced by a reputation among peers and in the business community for excellent leadership. His or her exceptional achievements should have an impact that is visible in boardrooms today.

Director of the Year

For outstanding recent achievements in public, private, and nonprofit board service

New in 2020: Three distinct Director of the Year categories: Public, Private, and Nonprofit. Nominees in each category must exemplify NACD’s principles of director professionalism: integrity, mature confidence, informed judgment, and high-performance standards.

Directorship 100

The most influential people in the boardroom and corporate governance community

The 2020 D100 will comprise 50 public company directors and 50 governance professionals and institutions who exemplify the knowledge, leadership, and excellence that our organization promotes. Nominees play a significant role in shaping the greater boardroom agenda.