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  • Article | Governance
  • November 18th, 2015

Banks Grapple With Succession Planning

U.S. Bank and Univest Corp. of Pennsylvania focus on promoting from within.

  • Article | Governance
  • November 4th, 2015

Searching for the Next Generation of Bank Board Leaders

J. Scott Petty and Stuart T. Smith describe current trends in board diversity and where banks are headed next.

  • Article | Governance
  • November 2nd, 2015

What to Look for in Your Next CEO: Part II

In the second of a two-part series, Alan Kaplan identifies 10 leadership qualities that CEOs need to successfully lead the bank.

  • Article | Governance
  • October 15th, 2015

Heightened Standards for Directors: What You Need to Know

Peter Weinstock of Hunton & Williams writes about the OCC’s heightened standards for banks and what it means for bank directors.

  • Article | Governance
  • October 7th, 2015
  • BD Article

Should Your CEO Also Be Chairman?

Bank Director Editor-in-Chief Jack Milligan describes the potential implications of combining or splitting the roles of chairman and CEO.

  • Article | Governance
  • October 1st, 2015

What to Look for in Your Next CEO: Part I

In the first of a two-part series, Alan Kaplan explores 10 technical skills needed by bank CEOs today.

  • Article | Governance
  • September 30th, 2015

Sorting Necessary from Noise: How to Focus Your Board’s Time

FinPro Inc. offers 11 ways boards can cut through the chatter and focus on the most important issues for the institution.

  • Article | Governance
  • September 22nd, 2015
  • BD Article

Three Secrets to Running a High Performance Bank

Bank Director Editor Jack Milligan writes about common traits for high performing banks, based on the history of the Bank Performance Scorecard.

  • Article | Governance
  • September 2nd, 2015

Is Your Board Suitably Engaged?

A highly functioning board of directors exhibits four common qualities.

  • Video | Governance
  • July 28th, 2015

Asking the Right Questions: How a Board Should Approach Credible Challenge

Lynn McKenzie of KPMG LLP lays out the importance of the credible challenge to management and how to best approach the process in the boardroom.

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