BoardNext New York Chapter Event

BoardNext New York Chapter Event
June 12th, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Baker McKenzie
452 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10018
A Conversation with Nominating and Governance Committee Chairs

Please join us for an opportunity to hear from a panel of sitting chairs of Nominating and Governance committees on the topics and trends impacting today’s boards. Network with a unique and talented group of your peers at BoardNext – a WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) Foundation initiative designed for experienced, highly qualified, and board-ready women.

Pamela Church

Partner, Baker Mackenzie

Pamela Church chairs the Firm's North American Intellectual Property Practice and heads the Intellectual Property Practice Group in New York. She serves on the Steering Committees of the Firm's Global Intellectual Property Practice Group as well as the Firm's Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Group. more


Inna Kuznetsova

Inna Kuznetsova serves on board of Global Ports Investments Plc (LSE: GLPR), the leading operator of container terminals in the Baltic and Russian Far East basins, as an Independent Non-Executive Director and the Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees.

Jeannie Diefenderfer

Jeannie is currently an independent director on the board of Windstream Holdings (NASDAQ: WIN) where she chairs the Nominating & Governance Committee, Chair of the Accenture Network Advisory Council, an Advisor to Sedona Systems, and Vice Chair and a trustee of Tufts University. She previously served on the boards of MRV Communications, Westell Technologies, Citizens Funds, and the Ms. Foundation for Women.

Merrie Frankel

Merrie Frankel has extensive experience in REITs, capital markets, credit ratings, corporate governance, portfolio management, equity and debt transactions, restructuring, and workouts for institutional, public, and private entities. She has covered most property sectors, particularly industrial, office, retail, multifamily, healthcare and self-storage. She is a frequent speaker and author on REITs, ratings, and real estate capital markets.

Event Details

  • 6:00 p.m. - Registration and Networking Cocktail Reception
  • 7:00 p.m. - Welcome Remarks
  • 7:10 p.m. - Panel Discussion and Q&A
  • 8:10 p.m. - Closing Remarks
  • 8:15 p.m. – Desserts and Networking Reception

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6/12/2019 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Baker McKenzie 452 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10018 UNITED STATES

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