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Oct 21, 2013

Nominees for the Corporate Governance Awards 2013 announced

Short list of names of well-known companies being recognized for excellence in governance includes Best Buy and Google

New York, October 22, 2013Corporate Secretary today announced the short list of nominees for the Corporate Governance Awards 2013. The list includes well-known brands such as Best Buy, Google, Johnson & Johnson, Krispy Kreme, Monsanto and Zillow. To view the full list of categories and nominees being honored on November 14, 2013, please click here

These prestigious and highly coveted awards celebrate the best efforts of individuals, teams and companies in the world of governance, risk and compliance. This year, more than 100 nominations were received for the 14 categories. These were then reviewed by a panel of judges comprising industry-respected professionals including a former SEC commissioner and a former chairman of the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals. To view this year’s judges, please click here.

Master of Ceremonies for the Corporate Governance Awards 2013 will be David Brancaccio, host and senior editor of American Public Media’s Marketplace Morning Report, one of the most popular business news programs across the country. Brancaccio also anchored the award-winning public television news program NOW on PBS until 2010 and is the recipient of a Peabody, a duPont-Columbia, an Emmy and a Walter Cronkite award.  

Award sponsors

American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, Broadridge, Center for Audit Quality, Computershare Georgeson, Diligent, EMC2, General Electric, Innisfree, MacKenzie Partners, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Merrill Corporation, Monsanto, National Association of Corporate Directors, Okapi, RR Donnelley, Wells Fargo. For more information about the sponsors, please click here

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For more than a decade, Corporate Secretary has remained the leading publication for anyone involved in the governance, risk, compliance and ethics professions. The monthly magazine is read by corporate secretaries, in-house counsel and corporate governance officers, supplying savvy readers with valuable insights into the GRC world with in-depth interviews of top game-changers, industry event coverage, special how-to features, and more. Corporate Secretary hosts both online and in-person events, including the annual Corporate Governance Awards, which recognize the best of the best in the governance space. To learn more, please visit or connect via social media on LinkedIn and Twitter @CorpSecMag.

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