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Risk remains a key focus for directors

05 February 2016

Media release
Institute of Directors with Marsh

Most directors (56.1%) believe risk is increasing in today’s business environment, with 74.5% of directors saying their boards are spending more time discussing risk management than they were two years ago.

New Years Honours 2016

13 January 2016

The Institute of Directors congratulates the following members who have received honours in recognition of the contribution made in their respective fields.

Institute of Directors’ new GM Commercial

22 December 2015

Media release

The Institute of Directors pleased to announce that Kirsten Ralph, a commercial manager from Department of Conservation, will join its leadership team in 2016 as its General Manager Commercial.  

Action needed to stop NZ cyber-threats

03 December 2015

Media release

New Zealand businesses are in serious danger of becoming the cyber dinosaur of the developed world if we don’t start sharing information on cybercrime in the private sector, says the Institute of Directors (IoD) who are calling on the government to take the lead.

5 tips for CIOs to better connect with boards

03 December 2015

Published: CIO
Opinion piece by Simon Arcus, CEO, IoD

The hunger for high quality advice means that good boards are increasingly turning to the CIO for guidance and information. But are technology experts engaging with the board in the right way to stake their claim to the C-suite?