The Global Company Audit Committee

Diverse Skills and Experiences Needed: In a marketplace that is increasingly global and connected, companies must “think globally and act locally.” Directors with international experiences and sensibilities are vital for organizations’ ability to identify and assess risks — and connect with customers and talent — around the world. Watch the video below for more insights.

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Governing the Global Company

Lucy Nottingham, Director, Marsh & McLennan Companies Global Risk Center, and Robyn Bew, Director of Strategic Content Development, National Association of Corporate Directors, discuss the borderless mindset that differentiates truly global companies, and its impact on board composition, processes, and skill sets.

Legal & Governance Considerations for the Global Board

Holly J. Gregory, Partner and Co-Chair, Global Corporate Governance & Executive Compensation Practice, Sidley Austin LLP, discusses the heightened legal and compliance complexities for directors of global companies, particularly those entering developing and emerging markets.

Risk Considerations for Global Directors

Brenda Shelly, Managing Director, Directors and Officers Liability Product Leader, Marsh, discusses the increased compliance complexities that come with new, more global strategies — and how to mitigate the associated risks.

The Importance of the Global Board

Theodore L. Dysart, Vice Chairman, Heidrick & Struggles, discusses how diverse boardroom perspectives are critical for long-term growth.

Oversight of the Global Talent Pipeline

Pat Tomlinson, North America Talent Business Leader, Mercer, discusses the advantages of developing globally diverse leadership teams and talent pipelines.

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