Nominees revealed for the Corporate Governance Awards 2016

Oct 12, 2016
<p>The Corporate Governance Awards 2016 will take place on&nbsp;Thursday, November 3 at&nbsp;Cipriani 25 Broadway in New York.</p>

With the Corporate Governance Awards just over three weeks away, we are happy to announce this year’s short list of nominees. The list includes well-known brands such as Bank of America, the Hershey Company, Marriott International and

The ninth year of these highly coveted awards will celebrate the best efforts of individuals, teams and companies in the world of governance, risk and compliance. This year we received nearly 300 nominations for the 14 award categories. These were then reviewed by our editorial staff and narrowed down to a list of finalists. Currently, a panel of judges is going through all of the supporting materials and will decide on the winners.

Tables are selling fast, but we still have some remaining. Bring your colleagues, clients and guests for a night of glamour and networking. We’d love to have you join the festivities at Cipriani in New York City on November 3 – seats and tables can be booked online here.

Corporate Governance Awards – 2016
List of nominees (in alphabetical order)

Best compliance and ethics program (small to mid-cap)
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings
CMS Energy
Koppers Holdings
Voya Financial
Best compliance and ethics program (large cap)
Gilead Sciences
Eli Lilly
The Allstate Corporation
Best CSR disclosure
Discover Financial Services
Gilead Sciences
The AES Corp
The Allstate Corporation
Xcel Energy
Best overall corporate governance ‒ international
Chubb International
Royal Bank of Canada
Willis Towers Watson
Best overall governance for a private company
Graybar Electric Corp
Prometheus Group
Best proxy statement (small to mid-cap)
Expeditors International
Korn Ferry
NorthWestern Energy
TCF Bank
Voya Financial
Best proxy statement (large cap)
Bank of America
Entergy Corp
Goldman Sachs
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Prudential Financial
Regions Financial
The Hershey Company
Best shareholder engagement
Bank of America
Expeditors International
The Allstate Corporation
Best use of technology by a corporate secretary or general counsel
Microsoft Corp
PayPal Holdings
Voya Financial
Weatherford International
Governance professional of the year (small to mid-cap)
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings – Adam Kokas
Chesapeake Utilities – Stacie Roberts
Coca-Cola Enterprises – Suzanne Forlidas
Pepco Holdings – Jane Storero
Southwestern Energy – Chris Wood
Governance professional of the year (large cap)
GE – Aaron Briggs
Gilead Sciences – Jason Okazaki
Verizon – Beth Sasfai
Visa – Tracey Heaton
Governance team of the year (small to mid-cap)
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings
Chesapeake Utilities
The AES Corp
Governance team of the year (large cap)
Citizens Financial Group
General Motors
Marriott International
Microsoft Corp  
Rising star
American Apparel – Chelsea Grayson
Banc of California – Rachel Fisher
BCS Financial Corporation – Kermina Lacy
HP – Katie Colendich – Scott Siamas


Alliance Advisors, Argyle, Broadridge, Center for Audit Quality, Chesapeake Energy, Computershare Georgeson, Diligent, Donnelley Financial Solutions, GE, Graybar Electric Company, Innisfree, Ipreo, Korn Ferry, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Monsanto, NACD, Nasdaq, Okapi Partners, S&P Global, Wells Fargo

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