You don't want to miss this event! IVCA Toolkit: Becoming a High Impact Board Member sponsored by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

You don't want to miss this event! IVCA Toolkit: Becoming a High Impact Board Member sponsored by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

March 17, 2010

March 23rd, 2010
Buffet luncheon: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Willis Tower Conference Center, 33rd floor
233 S. Wacker Drive, Chicago
(Please allow a enough time to go through security in the lobby!)
 
IVCA Toolkit: ""Becoming a High Impact Board Member"", sponsored by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
 
FREE to IVCA members!

IVCA Members: Click here to register
 
Join us on March 23rd for a one-of-kind IVCA Toolkit event as we hear from a uniquely qualified panel of board members - who have also served as CEOs - on how to best serve shareholders on a company board.  
 
Discussion will include these key topic areas:
  • Role of Chairman of the Board v. CEO - should they be separate?
  • How independent board members make a difference
  • Developing a ""Skill Matrix"" for company boards
  • Board Structure - number, calendar & committees
  • Best practices for board interaction - formal & informal
 
Panelists will include Harry Kraemer & Rick Crandall:

Harry Kraemer
 
Executive Partner, Madison Dearborn Partners
  • former Chairman & CEO of Baxter International
  • Board of Directors of:
    • Science Applications International Corporation
    • Sirona Dental Systems GmbH
    • VWR International, Inc.
 
  • Founder
    • Comshare, Inc.
    • Arbor Partners
  •  Board of Directors of:
    • Diebold Inc. (NYSE - DBD)
    • Novell, Inc. Chairman; (Nasdaq - NOVL) 
    • Claymore Dividend and Income Fund (NYSE-DCS),   
    • Pelstar LLC - (Chicago, IL) Chairman; leading brand manufacturer (Health o meter) of medical equipment.
    • ChannelNet -(Sausalito, CA) multi-channel e-commerce software
 
Moderated by Thom Ferguson, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP