Committees : Governance

BD Article
article | June 28th, 2018

Assessing a Bank’s Culture Is Hard. Here’s One Way To Do It.

The sales scandal at Wells Fargo & Co. shows why directors should monitor comments on job review websites.

By: John J. Maxfield, executive editor for Bank Director magazine
Bank Services
article | June 22nd, 2018

How to Recruit Younger Directors

Younger directors can provide a fresh perspective. Here’s how to get them on your board.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
BD Article
article | June 19th, 2018

Advice for New Bank Directors

To be effective, new bank directors have to dig in and learn how the banking industry works.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
viewpoint | April 17th, 2018

Fed Raises Red Flag in Wells Action

Bank board members and executive management should take note of the Federal Reserve's statements in the letters of reprimand to Wells Fargo.

By: Christina Gattuso
article | March 23rd, 2018

Health Check of Governing Documents

There are risks associated with the use of outdated governing documents. Here's how to address them.

By: Derek McGee, William Teten
article | February 26th, 2018

Human Capital: An Underestimated Element of Successful Change

Don’t overlook the importance of employees in implementing a successful change initiative.

By: Timothy Reimink, Mark Walztoni
BD Article
article | February 9th, 2018

Investor Pressure Points for the 2018 Proxy Season

Cultural issues can pose a risk to long-term performance, and investors are paying attention.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
article | January 19th, 2018

Seven Secrets of Succession Success

Alan Kaplan outlines seven points to guide boards in tackling succession planning.

By: Alan J. Kaplan
article | December 18th, 2017

Five Issues Bank Boards Should Consider Now

Financial institutions should prepare to address tax reform and other key issues in 2018.

By: John Behringer, Nicholas Hahn
article | November 6th, 2017

What Makes Activist Investors Go After Banks

How do you know you’re a target of an activist investor? Learn what activist investors are pushing for.

By: Nick Price