NACD Directorship 100 Recognizes the Most Influential Corporate Directors and Governance Experts
LAKE MARY, FL (September 21, 2023) – The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) – the internal audit profession's leader in standards, certifications, education, research, and technical guidance worldwide – today announced that Anthony Pugliese, President and CEO, has been named one of the most influential leaders in corporate governance by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) as part of their 2023 NACD Directorship 100™, an annual list of leading corporate directors and governance advocates.
Honorees will be recognized at the upcoming 2023 Directorship 100 Awards Gala in New York City on December 13, in addition to being featured in NACD Directorship magazine’s annual list of The Most Influential People in Boardrooms and Corporate Governance. NACD will share honoree profiles with all 23,000 NACD members as well as with partner organizations and other key governance stakeholders.
“This award is a tremendous reflection of Anthony’s tireless work on behalf of the internal audit profession and The IIA,” said Sally-Anne Pitt, CIA, CGAP, Chair of The IIA’s Global Board of Directors. “Anthony’s values, vision, and leadership are an asset to The IIA’s Boards, to our profession, and to our members. On behalf of the Global Board of Directors, we’re proud of Anthony’s work to advance good corporate governance and educate stakeholders about the important role that internal auditors play in that pursuit.”
The honorees represent a range of companies that include Best Buy, ScanSource, Inc., Equilar, American Eagle Outfitters, J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs and more. The complete list of the 2023 NACD Directorship 100 is available at https://directorship100.nacdonline.org/honorees/2023.
The 2023 NACD Directorship 100 recognizes leading corporate directors and governance advocates in several categories, including attorneys, audit and risk professionals, board advisors, compensation experts, governance advisors, investors, media, policy advisors, recruiters, and regulators and rule makers.
“Exemplifying board leadership is a top priority for our organization, and this year's peer-nominated Directorship 100 honorees demonstrate their excellence in governance says NACD president and CEO Peter Gleason. “The accomplishments and integrity of this year’s director honorees are inspiring, and we look forward to celebrating these individuals at our annual gala in New York.”
An independent selection committee reviews the nominees’ history of advancing board performance and leading corporate governance practices in accordance with established NACD principles. The principles form a framework that encourages corporate governance excellence in areas that include risk oversight, corporate strategy, compensation, and transparency.
To learn more about the 2023 NACD Directorship 100™, visit https://directorship100.nacdonline.org/.
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About The Institute of Internal Auditors
The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) is an international professional association that serves more than 235,000 global members and has awarded more than 190,000 Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) certifications worldwide. Established in 1941, The IIA is recognized throughout the world as the internal audit profession's leader in standards, certifications, education, research, and technical guidance. For more information, visit theiia.org.