NACD Issues Call for Nominations for 2014 NACD Directorship 100

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) is seeking nominations for the 2014 NACD Directorship Awards, including the NACD Lifetime Achievement Award, the NACD Director of the Year, and the NACD Directorship 100.

Visit to submit your nominations by May 12, 2014.

Now in its eighth year, the NACD Directorship Awards recognize leading corporate directors and corporate governance professionals who have demonstrated excellence in the boardroom through innovation, courage, and integrity. This year's honorees will be recognized during a black-tie gala on December 3 at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Last year's honorees included NACD Lifetime Achievement Award winner Robert A. Ingram, chairman of Elan Corp. and NACD Director of the Year Ilene S. Gordon, chairman, president, and CEO of Ingredion Inc.

For a full list of 2013 honorees, visit

To learn more about the 2014 NACD Directorship Awards and to nominate or register to attend, visit:

About NACD

The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) is the recognized authority focused on advancing exemplary board leadership and establishing leading boardroom practices. Informed by more than 35 years of experience, NACD delivers insights and resources that more than 14,000 corporate director members rely upon to make sound strategic decisions and confidently confront complex business challenges. NACD provides world-class director education programs, national peer-exchange forums, and proprietary research to promote director professionalism, ultimately enhancing the economic sustainability of the enterprise and bolstering stakeholder confidence. Fostering collaboration among directors, investors, and governance stakeholders, NACD is shaping the future of board leadership. To learn more about NACD, visit To become an NACD member, contact Kelly Dodd at or 202-380-1891.

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