Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals Congratulates NACD Directorship 100 Honorees and President and CEO Kenneth A. Bertsch

Sep 27, 2012, 11:22 ET from Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals

NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Corporate Directors ("NACD") has announced its 2012 NACD-Directorship 100 honorees which recognizes the most influential people in the boardroom community, including directors and officers, as well as corporate governance experts, journalists, regulators, academics and counselors. The Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals heartily congratulates the honored directors, many of whom serve on companies whose secretaries and governance professionals are our members.

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In addition, the Society congratulates its own President and CEO, Kenneth A. Bertsch, for being named to the list of Governance Professionals and Institutions. "I am deeply honored to be named this year to the NACD Directorship 100 as a representative of our 3,000 members, who quietly but effectively play a significant role in shaping the greater boardroom agenda," says Bertsch. "Our members row the laboring oar on getting the governance work done while supporting the boards and management at the companies they serve. Many of them have been named in years past, and I am proud to represent them this year."

Many of the honorees have been past speakers at Society conferences, and we are pleased to announce that several of those recognized in the NACD 100 will be speaking at the Northeast, Western, and Midwest Regional Conferences in October and November. For more information on these events visit

About the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals
Founded in 1946, the Society is a professional association of over 3,000 attorneys, accountants and other governance professionals who serve 1,800 public, private and not for profit companies of most every size and industry. Its members support the work of corporate boards and executive management regarding corporate governance and disclosure, compliance with the corporate and securities laws and regulations, and stock exchange listing requirements. The Society provides educational programs, develops best practices and provides data and constructive comments in response to legislative and regulatory requests for information about the practical implications and likely effectiveness of proposed changes in governance practices or regulations.

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