NACD Fellows Demonstrate Their Commitment to the Highest Levels of Corporate Governance and Leadership in the Boardroom
WASHINGTON, November 17, 2015 — The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) is pleased to announce that Phillip J. Harrington, senior managing director at Brock Capital Group LLC, has become an NACD Governance Fellow, the highest level of credentialing for corporate directors and corporate governance professionals. Mr. Harrington currently serves as a director on the board of Prolink Solutions Inc. and as a Trustee of the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia.
As an NACD Fellow, Mr. Harrington has demonstrated his knowledge of the leading trends and practices that define exemplary corporate governance today and has committed to developing professional insights through a comprehensive program of ongoing study.
“I am honored to join the distinguished and diverse group of individuals who make up the NACD Fellows community and who have committed to advancing the highest standards of boardroom leadership,” said Mr. Harrington. “The resources, insights and connections I’ve made through NACD’s Fellowship program will be key assets to the companies and non-profit organizations I serve, as well as to my professional growth as a director.”
Harrington was previously executive vice president of risk, and chief administrative officer at CA Technologies Inc. He has earlier experience at Deloitte & Touche LLP, where he served on the firm’s Governance, Regulatory and Risk Strategies Leadership Council, and at Prudential Financial Inc. where he held several progressively senior roles.
“We are proud to announce that Phillip Harrington has joined NACD’s credentialed directors and has taken the next step in the pursuit of boardroom excellence,” said Ken Daly, president and CEO of NACD. “Our fellows help advance the highest standards for those who serve in the boardroom, strengthening our businesses, and driving director professionalism. The impact of this program is unmatched and they should be commended for their ongoing commitment to their own professional development.”
Candidates for NACD’s Fellowship Program complete a robust foundation course which focuses on topical matters and committee-specific issues, and build on that foundation with additional NACD education within a 12-month period. NACD Fellows renew their Fellowship status every year, maintaining and advancing their knowledge through continuous education and peer-led insights.
NACD’s Fellows serve on boards of some of the largest and most diverse corporations in the world, including NASDAQ OMX- and NYSE-listed companies such as The Bon-Ton Stores, Ellie Mae, Foot Locker, Marsh & McLennan Cos., Monsanto, Nu Skin Enterprises, PICO Holdings, Pinnacle Entertainment, Retail Properties of America Inc., and Reynolds American.
NACD Fellows represent hundreds of companies and provide a snapshot of the caliber of corporate directors engaged in continuous learning with NACD–the leading organization that identifies, interprets and provides insights and intelligence that boardroom leaders rely upon to apply their wisdom and knowledge and make sound strategic decisions.
For information about the NACD Fellowship program, visit www.NACDonline.org/Fellowship. Directors who are interested in becoming an NACD Fellow can contact NACD at 202-803-6764 or email Fellowship@NACDonline.org.
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 16,000 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 corporate 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 NACDonline.org. To become an NACD member, contact Kelly Dodd at kkdodd@NACDonline.org or 202-380-1891.
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