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    1. Women Are Gaining Seats Without Power on Corporate America's Boards

      Women Are Gaining Seats Without Power on Corporate America's Boards

      The biggest U.S. companies, which have been promoting women directors amid evidence that gender diversity can lead to better financial results, give those women fewer leadership roles once they're on the board, according to a study. Among lead independent directors in the S&P 1500 in 2015, 57 were female compared with 539 who were men, according to the report, written by Yaron Nili, an assistant professor of law at the University of Wisconsin Law School...

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    2. Director Compensation Climbs as Companies Pay for Experience

      Director Compensation Climbs as Companies Pay for Experience

      As compensation for corporate directors shifts more towards paying outside experts for their contributions, S&P 500 board members got a raise of almost $5,000 in 2016, reaching a median of $254,700, according to a study by Mercer, a consulting firm. The biggest winners work in the tobacco industry, led by Louis Camilleri, the non-executive chairman of Philip Morris International ( PM ) , who earned more than $2.7 million in 2016, according to analysis by BoardEx, a relationship mapping service of TheStreet Inc . "Over the past five years, there has been an increase in compensation," Ted Jarvis, global director ...

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    3. Boards Think Tax Reform Is Coming Under Trump, Just Not This Year

      Boards Think Tax Reform Is Coming Under Trump, Just Not This Year

      Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday that an overhaul of the U.S. tax system will happen this year, and while a new report reveals that most public company directors are "rooting" for tax reform, nearly a quarter of board members surveyed say it won't happen in 2017. The 2017 BDO Board Survey found that 78% of public company directors anticipate that tax reform will be achieved during President Donald Trump's current four-year term...

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    4. Former Playboy CEO Christie Hefner Talks Gender Diversity

      Former Playboy CEO Christie Hefner Talks Gender Diversity

      As Christie Hefner rose through the ranks of Playboy Enterprises, becoming CEO in 1988, she thought that by now women would be equally represented in the boardroom, but that's far from the case.

      Presently, women make up about 22% of S&P 500 boards and there are just 28 female S&P 500 CEOs, according to BoardEx, a relationship mapping service of TheStreet Inc. Five companies within the index still don't have a woman on their boards...

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