WASHINGTON, March 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the authority on boardroom practices representing more than 20,000 corporate board members, today announced the honorees of the 2019 NACD Directorship 100™, an annual recognition of the leading corporate directors, corporate governance experts, policymakers, and influencers who significantly impact boardroom practices and performance.

The 2019 honorees will be celebrated during the NACD Directorship 100 black-tie gala on June 26, 2019, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City.

“For decades, NACD has recognized individual directors who have demonstrated exemplary board leadership and courage in the boardroom,” said Peter R. Gleason, NACD president and CEO. “We commend these individuals for achieving the highest level of excellence in the profession of directorship.”

To view the 2019 Directorship 100: Directors honorees, click here.

To view the 2019 Directorship 100: Governance Professionals and Institutions honorees, visit here.

The names of those receiving the NACD B. Kenneth West Lifetime Achievement Award, the NACD Director(s) of the Year designation, and the NACD Directorship 100: Hall of Fame recognition will be announced at a later date.

For details about the NACD Directorship 100 Gala, please visit www.NACDonline.org/D100.

To learn more about the NACD Directorship 100, to view past honorees, and to register to attend the gala, visit www.NACDonline.org/D100.

About NACD
The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) empowers more than 20,000 directors to lead with confidence in the boardroom. As the recognized authority on leading boardroom practices, NACD helps boards strengthen investor trust and public confidence by ensuring that today’s directors are well prepared for tomorrow’s challenges. World-class boards join NACD to elevate performance, gain foresight, and instill confidence. Fostering collaboration among directors, investors, and corporate governance stakeholders, NACD has been setting the standard for responsible board leadership for 40 years. To learn more about NACD, visit www.NACDonline.org.

Susan Oliver