Members Participate in 2015 Directors Exchange Event
Charlotte Corporate Member James Wyche and Employee Benefits & Compensation Member Danny Johnson were key participants in the fifth annual Carolinas Directors Exchange event, Navigating the Rapidly Evolving Challenges Facing Today’s Board of Directors. The event, which took place at Quail Hollow Country Club on September 10, engaged board members from across the Carolinas for networking, panels and discussion on “top of mind” public company board issues. Piedmont Natural Gas Chairman, President and CEO Thomas Skains was the keynote speaker.
Wyche served as the moderator of “Boards Addressing Shareholder Activism.” Panelists included Peter Browning (Lead Director at Acuity Brands, Director at ScanSource and Equilar, and former Director at EnPro Industries, Inc. and Nucor Corp.), Glenn Eisenberg (EVP and CFO at Laboratory Corporation of America and former Director at Alpha Natural Resources and Family Dollar) and Jim Morgan (Chairman of the Board at Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc., and Director at Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated and Lowe’s Companies, Inc.).
Johnson served as a panelist on the “Emerging Executive Compensation” panel, which was moderated by Mark Rosen, Managing Director at Pearl Meyer & Partners. His co-panelists included John Sherman, Director and Chairman of the Compensation Committee at Albemarle Corporation, and David Chun, CEO and Founder at Equilar.