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Directors Governance Center

April 9, 2013

PwC's Annual Corporate Directors Survey – 2011


PwCs reports the results of a summer 2011 survey responded to by 834 public company directors, 67% of whom serve on the boards of companies with annual revenues of more than $1 billion. Among the board topics surveyed are the following:

*responses to say on pay votes;

*changes to compensation disclosures;

*communications with stakeholders;

*board roles regarding risk oversight;

*effectiveness of board in overseeing information technology risks;

*concerns about fraud;

*oversight of crisis management planning;

*attitudes toward leadership succession planning;

*approaches to strategy setting;

*challenges in promoting board diversity; and

*board use of emerging technologies.

The is published on an annual basis by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP through its Center for Board Governance. PwCs Center for Board Governance provides insight on corporate governance issues and trends. Additional information from PwCs Center for Board Governance is available at www.pwc.com/us/en/corporate-governance/index.jhtml.