Case Study

Starting on the right foot on the board of i-Invent

4 pages
June 2007
Reference: IMD-3-1815

David Bauer, an expert on pharmaceutical project management, was asked by the Brazilian Investment Group to serve as a director on the board of one of their investments – i-Invent. Never having served on a board before, David faces several challenges. A very strong and “entrepreneurial” CEO for one.

Learning Objective

The role of a “government” director in a government investment; the responsibilities and possibilities of a new director; how to handle a strong CEO.

Keywords
Corporate Governance, Board, Director, Government Investor, Biotechnology
Settings
Brazil
2007
Type
Generalized Experience
Copyright
© 2007
Available Languages
English
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