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Oiling Board Processes: The Dynamic Evolution From 'Company Secretary' to 'Corporate Governance Officer'

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In the wake of the current financial crisis, a new wave of regulation will certainly emerge on how boards should be run; the processes and structures to support board performance. As the number of nonexecutive directors on boards grows, committees mushroom and liability risks for directors increase, the need to run the board machine professionally has dramatically increased. In the Anglo-Saxon world the responsible person is called the "Company Secretary" (UK) or "Corporate Secretary" (US), but titles and job descriptions around the world differ widely. Nowadays a new title is emerging: "Corporate Governance Officer". But whatever the title - there is a job to be done.

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