Millstein Center Names Rising Stars of Corporate Governance for 2010
New Haven, Conn., June 16, 2010 — The Millstein Center for Corporate Governance and Performance at the Yale School of Management today announced the recipients of its third annual Rising Star of Corporate Governance Award. This award recognizes global corporate governance professionals under the age of 40 who are making their mark as outstanding analysts, experts, activists, or managers.
"We have the privilege to recognize young and upcoming corporate governance professionals from around the world through this Rising Stars award," said Ira M. Millstein, Senior Associate Dean for Corporate Governance at the Yale School of Management. "We are entering into a new era of corporate governance and this year’s honorees are among the next generation of leaders who will help define it."
The Rising Stars of Corporate Governance for 2010 are:
The recipients were nominated by their peers and selected by a committee of leaders from the Millstein Center, the International Corporate Governance Network, the Open Compliance and Ethics Group, and Weil, Gotshal & Manges based on criteria such as past accomplishments and thought leadership, future projects and endeavors, reputation among existing industry leaders, and potential to influence the industry in the future.
The Rising Stars will be honored at a reception this evening at the fifth annual Yale Governance Forum.
The Millstein Center for Corporate Governance and Performance at the Yale School of Management is a leading global resource for testing, challenging and advancing the premise that corporations should and can serve society. The Center focuses on the inter-relationship of management, the board of directors, shareholders, and stakeholders in creating long-term corporate shareholder value in today’s complex and competitive economy, while at the same time meeting the heightened expectations of society. The Center pursues its mission by convening events; sponsoring empirical research; generating policy briefings; building market capacity by developing training, databases and institutions; and teaching and student interaction.
For more information about the Millstein Center, please visit: http://millstein.som.yale.edu.