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Delta Air Lines, UPS, Darden Restaurants, Eli Lilly, and Others Join NACD’s General Counsel Steering Committee

WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the authority on boardroom practices representing more than 19,000 corporate board members, today announced the appointment of 12 additional members to its General Counsel Steering Committee, which brings this influential group responsible for guiding NACD’s Strategic-Asset General Counsel initiative to a total of 59 members.

/EIN News/ -- This initiative was created to support the evolution of the general counsel from solely a legal advisor to a strategic partner in the boardroom.

“In its first year, the General Counsel Steering Committee has made an important contribution to NACD members through its participation and input into NACD events, intellectual capital, and educational fora,” said Peter Gleason, president and CEO of NACD.

NACD’s General Counsel Steering Committee members come from a diverse range of Fortune 500, nonprofit, and private companies, including the following new members:

Susan M. Angele
Senior Advisor
KPMG Board Leadership Center
Ava Harter
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary
Owens Corning
Matt Broad
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary
Darden Restaurants Inc.
Adé Heyliger 
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Norman M. Brothers Jr.
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary
United Parcel Service Inc.
Gillian A. Hobson
Vinson & Elkins LLP
Peter Carter
Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, and Corporate Secretary
Delta Air Lines Inc.
Rebecca House
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary
Rockwell Automation Inc.
Richard Cohen
President and General Counsel
Corporate Creations International Inc.
Javier Rodriguez
Chief Legal Officer
Indivior PLC
Steven Epstein
Partner, Corporate
Fried Frank
Carlos L. Rodriguez-Ramos
Vice President of Legal Affairs, Chief Legal Counsel, and Corporate Secretary
Triple-S Management Corp.
D. Cameron Findlay
Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary
Archer Daniels Midland Co.
James F. Rogers
Chief Legal Officer
Michael J. Harrington
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Eli Lilly and Co.
Michelle Shepston
Chief Legal Officer
DMC Global Inc.

Click here to learn more about this initiative and other general counsel programming: NACD General Counsel Programming.

About NACD

The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) empowers more than 19,000 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

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