NACD Recognizes Egon Zehnder Global Board Expert with Directorship 100 Distinction

Boston's George L. Davis, Jr. Honored for Excellence in Corporate Governance Leadership

Oct 31, 2013, 15:21 ET from Egon Zehnder

BOSTON, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Egon Zehnder, the leading privately-owned global executive search and talent management consulting firm today announced that Boston-based George L. Davis, Jr., co-leader of the firm's Global Board Practice group has been named to the NACD Directorship 100, one of the nation's most esteemed acknowledgements of individual excellence in Board governance and leadership matters.

For over 25 years, the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Directorship 100 has recognized sitting corporate Board directors and those in professional service to corporate boards for their leadership, innovation, courage, integrity and commitment to matters of exemplary governance.

"We are extremely honored that the NACD has recognized George's continued efforts to lead corporate boards as a committed and trusted advisor, across a myriad of strategic governance matters from leadership change and succession planning to the rising tides challenging corporations against the activist landscape," noted Damien O'Brien, Egon Zehnder's global Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Added Mr. O'Brien, "Our work leading in the highest echelons of the Boardroom continues to be a defining differentiator for the firm's growth and is enabled by the relationships and trust of our clients under leaders like George."

This is Mr. Davis' fifth consecutive year of recognition on the NACD Directorship 100.  Mr. Davis, a global managing partner at Egon Zehnder, is a noted expert on governance and CEO and Board succession matters. He has counseled esteemed global, national and greater Boston companies and placed hundreds of area corporate directors and C-suite executives during his 17-years in Boston leading the practice, and formerly the Boston office for Egon Zehnder. Mr. Davis serves as vice chairman of the National Stroke Association. He and his wife and four daughters reside in Wayland, Mass.

Mr. Davis will be celebrated with the full honoree group at a gala dinner in New York on December 3rd. For more on the NACD Directorship 100 honorees:

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