The gender pay disparity between male and female non-executive directors has dropped by more than half over the last three years, according to the Institute of Directors’ 2017 Directors’ Fees Report out today.
The Institute of Directors (IoD) has appointed Liz Coutts as its first female President, and Alan Isaac as Vice President, at its Annual General Meeting in Auckland today.
The Institute of Directors congratulates the following members who have been appointed to various levels of the New Zealand Order of Merit.
The Institute of Directors in New Zealand (IoD) is delighted to announce the appointment of Kirsten Patterson as its new Chief Executive.
Ms Patterson is currently the Country Head of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. Ms Patterson, a qualified lawyer and Fellow of the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand, brings extensive governance and leadership experience, alongside advocacy on diversity issues.
Directors perceive cyber-attacks to be the biggest threat to New Zealand businesses in 2017, with 79% of those surveyed rating the impact on their organisations strategic growth, operational efficiency and legal/ contractual compliance as medium or high.
The Institute of Directors (IoD) urges listed companies to set gender diversity targets to improve the concerning NZX gender statistics – unchanged from 2015.
The Institute of Directors congratulates the following members who have received honours in recognition of the contribution made in their respective fields.
Nearly half of directors (47%) expect their organisation to be impacted by a major disruptive change, with barely a third (35%) saying they have the right capability to deal with their organisation’s digital future.
The Institute of Directors in New Zealand (IoD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Glenn Snelgrove to the role of Interim Chief Executive, following the resignation of Simon Arcus.
The IoD would like to offer its sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Distinguished Fellow, past President and business leader Denham Shale who died suddenly on 24 October 2016 in Auckland.