[IR Magazine] “Boards looking beyond traditional experience for new director appointments”

Directors from non-traditional backgrounds now account for almost 20 percent of all appointments, according to Diligent.

The number of newly appointed directors with traditional backgrounds has fallen from 59.4 percent in 2019 to 56 percent in 2021, according to a new report fromĀ Diligent.

Traditional backgrounds mean people coming into the director role with experience as a CEO, CFO or COO. Diligent looked at board director appointments at companies in the US, the UK and Australia.

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IR Magazine, Commentary, “Boards looking beyond traditional experience for new director appointments” by Maria Ward-Brennan