Corporate Governance Awards 2013

New York, UNITED STATES / Thursday, November 14, 2013

On Thursday, November 14 over 400 industry professionals in the governance, risk and compliance world gathered together to celebrate the best of the best in GRC with the sixth annual Corporate Secretary Corporate Governance Awards.  Both teams and individuals were recognized for excellence in their industry at a gala event held at Gotham Hall in New York City.  An esteemed panel of 14 judges reviewed over 100 nominations and determined the following companies and individuals to be top of their game.  Awards were presented throughout the evening to the 14 winners, and the evening culminated with congratulations and a celebratory party.


Please join Corporate Secretary and our sponsors in congratulating the winners:


Rising star: 
ConocoPhillips – Shannon Weinberg

Sponsored by Innisfree

 

Most innovative CSR disclosure policy:  Life Technologies

Sponsored by the Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries

 

Best use of technology by a corporate secretary or GC:  Zillow

Sponsored by Computershare Georgeson

 

Best proxy statement (small to mid-cap): Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

Sponsored by RR Donnelley

 

Best proxy statement (large cap):  General Electric

Sponsored by RR Donnelley

 

Best overall legal team for governance:  Best Buy

Sponsored by MacKenzie Partners

 

Best overall governance, compliance & ethics program (small to mid-cap): CMS Energy

Sponsored by Center for Audit Quality



Best overall governance, compliance & ethics program (large cap): PepsiCo

Sponsored by Center for Audit Quality

 

Corporate governance team of the year (small to mid-cap): H&R Block

Sponsored by American Stock Transfer

 

Corporate governance team of the year (large cap): Best Buy

Sponsored by National Association of Corporate Directors

 

Governance professional of the year (small to mid-cap): ACADEMI – Suzanne Folsom

Sponsored by National Association of Corporate Directors

  

Governance professional of the year (large cap):  Johnson & Johnson – Doug Chia

Sponsored by Broadridge

 

Best overall corporate governance – international: BCE

Sponsored by Diligent

 

Lifetime achievement:  William Crane, former chairman Georgeson

Sponsored by Corporate Secretary