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Succeeding at Succession: Tips on Corporate Governance including How to Navigate Board Renewals and Elections

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Stakeholders are demanding good corporate governance, which includes effective succession planning where a range of skills, experience, and backgrounds are highly valued and reflected. In collaboration with WATSON, a national multidisciplinary governance firm, join us in the morning on Wednesday, April 19, to discuss strategies and action plans that drive robust succession planning and strong corporate governance.

Topics include:

  • Current trends including the impact of COVID and the evolution of stakeholder expectations
  • Key considerations when striving for diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Tips to conduct a fruitful election process by meaningfully considering nominees and their potential to be successful
  • Methods to effectively manage the renewal process
  • The importance of ongoing education for directors

Date and Agenda
Wednesday, April 19, 2023
7:30 am – 8:00 am | Registration and Networking Breakfast
8:00 am – 9:00 am | Panel Discussion

McMillan LLP – Brookfield Place
181 Bay Street, Suite 4400
Toronto, M5J 2T3


Jodi Butts
Senior Governance Consultant,
Manijeh Colabella
Senior Governance Consultant;
Panel Moderator,
Paul D. Davis
Chair of the Board of Partners;
Partner, Capital Markets & Securities; M&A,
Leila Rafi
Capital Markets & Securities,
Sharon Rudy
Practice Lead,
Director and Executive Search,

For more information and to RSVP to this event, please contact

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