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So You Want to Be a Corporate Director…

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From a CFO’s perspective, there are pros and cons to sitting on a corporate board.

CFO Insights: So you want to be a corporate director…

For many CFOs, joining a corporate board makes a lot of sense. Board service represents a significant opportunity for a CFO to gain boardroom experience beyond his or her own company. Further, such service may be a capstone to a long career, help position a CFO for a CEO role, or enhance a resume.

However, before making the leap, you should know that getting on a desired board will likely take longer than you might expect, your personal time investment in the search will be significant and once you join, it could very well be more work than you anticipate.

In this issue of CFO Insights, we look at the benefits of board service, the requirements necessary for candidacy and offer advice on how to assess your own readiness.

Download the CFO Insights article, "So you want to be a corporate director...," to learn more.


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