Corporate Directors Get Older, Hold Their Seats Longer

Screen Shot 2013-06-17 at 3.13.04 PMIn 2012, only 291 of 5,184 board seats changed hands. Which means fewer seats are available for women and others who are outside the traditional white-males circles that populate corporate boards. The typical U.S. company gets about one shot every two years to recruit a director with knowledge of global business, social media, digitization, and other seismic changes facing CEOs. Learn how some companies are extending the mandatory retirement age for directors, and the effect this will have on CEO oversight and a company’s ability to self-correct: read more here.