NACD Opens Call for Nominations for 2016 NACD Directorship 100

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) recently issued its annual call for nominations for the 2016 NACD Directorship Awards, which include the NACD Lifetime Achievement Award, the NACD Director of the Year, and the NACD Directorship 100.

The selection process begins with an open nomination for candidates. Honorees are then selected by an NACD editorial advisory committee and the association's leadership team.

Visit to submit your nominations by March 31, 2016.

Now in its 10th year, the NACD Directorship Awards recognize leading corporate directors and governance professionals who have demonstrated excellence in the boardroom through innovation, courage, and integrity. This year's honorees will be featured in the November/December issue of NACD Directorship magazine and acknowledged at a black-tie gala on Nov. 30, 2016, at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Last year's honorees included NACD Lifetime Achievement Award winner Bonnie G. Hill, Director, California Water Service Group; and NACD Director of the Year Christopher J. Coughlin, Chair, Dun & Bradstreet. For a full list of the 2015 NACD Directorship 100 honorees, visit

To learn more about the 2016 NACD Directorship Awards or to register to attend the gala, visit

About NACD
The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) is the advocate for the profession of directorship and is focused on advancing exemplary board leadership. Informed by more than 35 years of experience, NACD delivers insights and resources that more than 17,000 corporate director members rely on 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 Steve Kalan at or 202-765-0878.

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Source:National Association of Corporate Directors