Board Retreat May 19 – May 20, 2012

On May 19th and 20th, 2012, the IMD Global Board Center hosted a Board Retreat. The participants had the opportunity to meet with peers and discuss the latest trends in board governance in turbulent times facilitated by IMD's Top faculty, Prof Didier Cossin and Prof Paul Strebel. They have shared also the perspectives and reflexions a speech from former US President Clinton and on board perspectives with Dr. Jüergen Heraeus, chairman of the supervisory board of Heraeus.

Program themes that have been covered during this exclusive Board Retreat at IMD:

  • New thinking for board governance in turbulent times
  • The changing role and responsibilities of the board of directors
  • Boards, society and other stakeholders: Board stakeholder engagement
  • New challenges and opportunities facing directors and boards
  • The chairman's view of governance challenges by Jürgen Heraeus
  • Keynote speech by President Bill Clinton at the Swiss Marketing and IMD Inspire for Excellence Forum - Embracing our common humanity

Special Board Retreat Guest Lecturer

Jürgen Heraeus

Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Heraeus GmbH

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