Can you define the role and responsibility of a board?

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Susan Angele (KPMG’s Board Leadership)
Susan Angele, a Senior Advisor of Board Governance and a member of KPMG’s Board Leadership Center, talks with Sarder TV correspondent, Vanessa Tyler, about the types of corporate responsibilities for a typical Board of Directors. In this discussion, Angele covers the major legal obligations of a board to both shareholders and the company. She also provides a brief overview of the kinds of tasks board members are charged with including the hiring and firing of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), risk strategy, and capital allocation.


About Author

Susan Angele

Senior Advisor, KPMG’s Board Leadership

Senior Advisor, Board Governance, at KPMG's Board Leadership Center, champion outstanding corporate governance to drive long term corporate value and enhance investor confidence. The Board Leadership Center includes KPMG's Audit Committee Institute, and provides thought leadership supporting Women Corporate Directors, the only global membership organization and community of women board members. I joined the Board Leadership Center after 25 years in the consumer products industry, protecting value and enabling sustainable global growth of some of the world's most famous and best-loved brands.

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Interviewed By

Vanessa Tyler

Vanessa Tyler

Sarder TV Journalist, and Emmy Award-Winning Journalist & Anchor

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