CLEVELAND, Aug. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CBIZ, Inc. (NYSE: CBZ) today announced that the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) recently recognized Steven L. Gerard as an NACD Board Leadership Fellow.
The NACD Fellowship is The Gold Standard Director Credential™ – a comprehensive and continuous program of study that empowers governance professionals with the latest insights, intelligence, and leading boardroom practices, year after year. NACD Fellows have proved that they stand among the highest echelon of directors and governance professionals in their commitment to excellence in the boardroom.
All CBIZ directors are members of NACD and share a dedication to strong corporate governance. Last year, NACD honored CBIZ Director Sherrill Hudson by naming him to its esteemed 2015 Directorship 100 list in recognition of his commitment to the highest principles of board leadership.
Gerard said, "I am honored to join the distinguished and diverse group of individuals who make up the NACD Fellow community and who are committed to advancing the highest standards of boardroom excellence. The resources, insights, and connections I've developed through the NACD Fellowship program will be key assets to the companies I serve, as well as to my professional growth as a director."
"We are proud to announce that Steven L. Gerard has joined NACD's credentialed directors and has taken the next step in the pursuit of boardroom excellence," said Ken Daly, CEO of NACD. "NACD Fellows help advance the highest standards for those who serve in the boardroom, to strengthen their companies and drive director professionalism. The impact of this program is unmatched, and they should be commended for their ongoing commitment to strong corporate governance and their own professional development."
Gerard was elected Chairman of the Board of CBIZ, Inc. in October 2002. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Director in October 2000, and served as CEO until his retirement on March 9, 2016. He continues in his role as non-executive Chairman of the CBIZ Board, and serves as Director on the Boards of Lennar Corporation, Joy Global, Inc. and Las Vegas Sands Corporation.
CBIZ, Inc. provides professional business services that help clients better manage their finances and employees. CBIZ provides its clients with financial services including accounting, tax, financial advisory, government health care consulting, risk advisory, and valuation services. Employee services include employee benefits consulting, property and casualty insurance, retirement plan consulting, payroll, and HR consulting. As one of the largest accounting, insurance brokerage and valuation companies in the United States, the Company's services are provided through more than 100 Company offices in 33 states.
For further information regarding CBIZ, call our Investor Relations Office at (216) 447-9000 or visit our web site at www.cbiz.com.
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