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Jim Drury Presents Chairman of the Year Award at the NYSE Governance, Risk and Compliance Leadership Awards

Jim Drury Presenting Chairman of the year

NYSE Governance Services, a subsidiary of New York Stock Exchange, announced the winners and finalists of its 3rd annual Governance, Risk, and Compliance Leadership Awards on June 8, 2016 at Cipriani Wall Street. The awards were sponsored by Computershare | Georgeson, Diligent Corporation, FTI Consulting, Inc., JamesDruryPartners, and Semler Brossy. The awards program recognizes exemplary leaders in governance, risk and compliance.

“NYSE Governance Services would like to congratulate the individuals and organizations that have truly exemplified the highest standards of compliance, ethics and governance. Their dedication and noteworthy achievements truly set the bar for best practices and standards in corporate governance, which plays an integral role in a company’s success and long-term value to its shareholders,” said Adam Sodowick, President, NYSE Governance Services.

Eligible candidates included all publicly traded companies in the U.S., regardless of listed exchange. The award recipients were selected by an independent panel of judges, who bring a range of governance and compliance expertise to the program.

Non-Executive Chairman of the Year 2016 Winner & Finalists

This non-executive board chair has a passion for advancing principles of good governance throughout the organization, the ability to objectively solve the most difficult boardroom challenges, and the experience to offer independent, sound guidance when the company faces both hurdles and opportunities.

2016 Winner:

  • Richard M. Donnelly, Chairman, Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK)

2016 Finalists:

  • Richard M. Donnelly, Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK)
  • Philip H. Knight, Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE)
  • Sheila Penrose, Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. (NYSE: JLL)
  • Jeffrey Smith, Darden Restaurants (NYSE: DRI)