Chapter Meeting

Board Refreshment: Strategies, Hot Topics for 2018 and Lessons Learned

The Detroit Chapter of the Society for Corporate Governance invites directors, in-house counsel, corporate secretaries, investor relations personnel and other governance professionals to attend this event.


Tuesday, September 19, 2017


Panel Discussion: 4 - 5:30 pm


Dykema Law Office
39577 Woodward Ave, Third Floor
Bloomfield Hills, MI



  • Why refreshment for public companies has become a font and center topic

  • Strategies and policies that guide boards in setting refreshment goals

  • Board diversity initiatives and refreshment

  • What are investors looking for in board refreshment and how are they voting

  • The best ways to communicate to investors alignment of director skill-sets with the business strategy


  • Nancy Gioia, Former Ford Motor Company Director of Global Electrification and currently serving as Independent Director at Excelon, Meggitt plc, and Brady Corporation

  • La June Montgomery Tabron, President and CEO of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Director at Kellogg Company

  • Ryan Droze, Corporate Governance Analyst, UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust and coordinator of the Midwest Diversity Investor Initiative

  • Moderator: Laurene Horiszny, Chief Compliance Officer, BorgWarner Inc.

There is no cost to attend, but registration is encouraged to ensure availability.

Questions?: Contact Detroit Chapter Program Co-Chair Meredith Miller at or (734) 887-4964

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