Committees : Governance

Bank Services
article | October 15th, 2020

Is an Independent Chair a Best Practice?

Does splitting the chairman and CEO roles necessarily improve a bank’s financial performance?

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
research | October 5th, 2020

Governance Survey Results: Directors Sound Off on Diversity, Performance

Bank Director's Governance Survey focuses on five core components of strong boards.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Bank Services
article | July 14th, 2020

Cast a Wider Net for Your Next Director

Avoid the “who do we know” scramble when filling your board’s next vacancy.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
article | May 28th, 2020

On the Radar For the Pandemic’s Next Phase

Banks should prepare to address several emerging issues as they transition to the next stage of the pandemic reaction and fallout.

By: Patrick Hanchey
BD Article
article | April 27th, 2020

Coronavirus Tests Banks’ Emergency Succession Planning

Boards should look closely at the details of their emergency succession plans, given the unpredictable and uncertain nature of the coronavirus crisis.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | April 24th, 2020

How the Covid-19 Crisis Turned One CEO Into Counselor in Chief

Executives know how to manage their bank’s balance sheet during a crisis; managing their employees through it is another matter entirely.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
article | April 23rd, 2020

How Leaders Meet Followers’ Critical Needs During COVID-19

Banks must meet the four deep needs of employees and customers — not only during the COVID-19 crisis, but ongoing as well.

By: Paul Berg
BD Article
article | April 20th, 2020

Pandemic Upends Annual Meetings, Forcing Virtual Plan Bs

The coronavirus has forced a number of corporations to make short-notice plans and contend with bylaws and regulators to move their annual meetings online.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | April 6th, 2020

A Bank Board’s Role During a Pandemic

The role of the board, even in a crisis of this magnitude, is still to provide oversight rather than manage.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
BD Article
article | February 21st, 2020

One Bank’s Approach to Improving Its Culture

This board takes a more active role in developing its company culture.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director