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NACD Promotes Peter R. Gleason to President

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) today announced that it has promoted Peter R. Gleason to the role of president. Gleason will play an important role in helping NACD continue to advance exemplary board leadership in an increasingly complex environment.

"NACD has experienced tremendous growth over the past eight years," said Kenneth Daly, NACD CEO. "Peter has been critical to our success and has helped build our high performance team. He is well-known and respected in the governance community, particularly among our members and partners. In his new role, Peter will be responsible for ensuring NACD effectively manages our growth while continuing to deliver resources to help directors navigate the key issues influencing today's and tomorrow's boardroom."

Gleason will assume the president role effective January 1, 2015, and he will continue to report directly to Daly.

"Peter is a tireless champion for the profession of directorship," said Reatha Clark King, NACD chair. "The board and I look forward to working with him in his new role."

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 15,000 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 www.NACDonline.org. To become an NACD member, contact Kelly Dodd at kkdodd@NACDonline.org or 202-380-1891.

CONTACT: Media Contact: Henry Stoever Chief Marketing Officer 202-775-0509 hstoever@NACDonline.orgSource:National Association of Corporate Directors