• Board Refreshment
  • Shareholder Activism and Engagement
  • Succession Planning
  • Strategy Oversight
  • Risk Management




Stay relevant in the fast-changing world of the corporate boardroom

BoardExcellence is a private forum for corporate directors providing actionable insights that improve board effectiveness of the world’s leading public companies. Directors meet with peers to exchange best practices in navigating a board’s many corporate governance challenges in an off-the-record setting.

Session Chair: Ron Sugar
Former Chairman & CEO, Northrop Grumman Corporation

  • Air Lease Corporation - Chair, Compensation Committee
  • Amgen Inc. - Chair, Corporate Responsibility & Compliance Committee
  • Apple Inc. - Chair, Audit Committee
  • Chevron Corporation - Lead Director; Chair, Nominating & Governance Committee

Matt Haggenmiller
Managing Director 
(310) 393-0022


Mary Thompson
Managing Director 
(212) 332-3788

Session Chair: Anne Mulcahy
Former CEO, Xerox

  • Graham Holdings Co. - Chairman, Compensation Committee
  • LPL Financial Holdings - Chairman, Compensation and Human Resources Committees

Unlike traditional board education programs offering rigid skill building, academic research, and presentation-heavy formats, BoardExcellence gives participants a chance to engage with peer board members of the largest and most significant global companies. This helps participants stay nimble and learn from board members who have lived through the toughest challenges a board faces, including CEO succession, activist investors, strategy shifts, cyber breaches, reputational challenges, and more.

New York (St. Regis New York)
March (4pm - 9pm) & October 6 (8am - 1pm)


Silicon Valley (Rosewood Sand Hill)
November 30 (4pm - 9pm) & December 1 (8am - 1pm)