NACD Members Recognized by as Directors You Want on Your Board

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the advocate for the profession of directorship, is proud to congratulate members Scott Cook, Michele Hooper, Rodger Lawson, Maynard Webb, and Gail Wilensky for being recognized by as among “The 10 Directors You Want on Your Company’s Board.”

“I believe that I am a more effective director because I am involved in NACD,” said Hooper, who is a director of PPG Industries Inc. and UnitedHealth Group Inc., a former NACD board member, and the current president of NACD’s Chicago chapter. “Being involved with NACD allows me to participate in a community of peers who believe that boardroom excellence delivers long-term results.”

NACD, the recognized authority on leading boardroom practices, commends all of the directors recognized by and all corporate directors dedicated to exemplary board leadership.

“These directors are clearly committed to excellence, as evidenced by their performance and track record," said NACD CEO Ken Daly. “On behalf of the NACD team, I extend my congratulations to each of them.”

About NACD
The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) helps more than 17,000 directors lead with confidence. As the recognized authority on leading boardroom practices, NACD aspires to a world where businesses are sustainable, profitable, and respected, and where stakeholders trust directors to develop strategies that create long-term value and provide effective oversight. World-class boards join NACD to elevate performance, gain foresight, and instill confidence. Fostering collaboration among directors, investors, and governance stakeholders, NACD has been shaping the future of board leadership for more than 35 years. To learn more about NACD, visit To become an NACD member, please contact Steve Kalan at or 202-572-2089. If you are already a member, contact your NACD Concierge at to ensure that you are receiving the best value from your membership.

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Source:National Association of Corporate Directors