Who's on board?
Nov 28, 2011
The role of the corporate board of directors has evolved to include increased responsibilities to oversee company audits, pay packages and other key financial matters that get the most scrutiny from Wall Street, federal regulators and the investing public. All the extra attention—plus competition for top-flight talent on corporate boards—has raised directors’ compensation, making the once-ceremonial job of being on a public company’s board a higher-risk but high reward part-time job. James Bradford, dean of the Owen Graduate School of Management, serves on many boards and is mentioned.