Dr. Paul Winum to Address NYSE Governance Services Annual Boardroom Summit

CHICAGO, Oct. 06, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Paul Winum, Ph.D., ABPP will address the NYSE Governance Services 12th Annual Boardroom Summit on Tuesday, October 13th. His topic is “What Makes a Board Great?”. In the session, he will present findings from RHR International’s research program comparing great to average boards and will discuss implications for making your board great.

“Great boards continually invest in learning what they can do to improve their effectiveness,” says Dr. Winum. “The imperative and opportunity have never been higher for a board of directors to add value in support of an enterprise’s survival and success. Ultimately, great boards win in the marketplace, and our research on what makes a board great provides practical guidance to those seeking to continually improve their contribution to the organizations they direct.”

Dr. Winum is a senior partner with RHR International and serves as Practice Leader – Board & CEO Services. He has published numerous articles and is a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal, Fortune and Forbes. In 2007, he was awarded specialty board certification in Organizational and Business Consulting Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology and was elected as a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. A past President of the American Psychological Association’s business consultation society, he also served two terms as a member of the editorial board of the Consulting Psychology Journal. Dr. Winum received his Ph.D. and master’s degrees in Counseling Psychology from the University of Notre Dame and a bachelor’s degree concentrating in Sociology and Psychology from Columbia University.

RHR International is a global firm of management psychologists and consultants who work closely with top management to accelerate individual, team, and business performance. RHR focuses on five key areas of client leadership need: Board & CEO Services, Senior Team Effectiveness, Leading Transformational Change, Executive Assessment, and Executive Development. For more than 70 years, the company has met the specific needs of CEOs, top management, and key leadership talent. It does this by challenging the assumptions, beliefs, and behaviors that constrain performance, but in a way that executives can hear—with empathy as well as candor.

RHR has a presence in Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The company is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. For more information, please visit www.rhrinternational.com.

Contact: Joan Miller RHR International jmiller@rhrinternational.com +1 617 283 9640

Source:RHR International LLP