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Being a director in the age of disruption

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 @ 9:07 AM | By Donalee Moulton

Increasing technological disruption, shareholder demands and industry regulation are facts of life for the contemporary board of directors. In this ever-evolving environment, the pressure to perform and to be seen to perform is greater than ever before.

Sharon Geraghty“The long-term trend is that directors are being highly securitized and are having to up their game. There are big, big challenges that they are facing,” said Sharon Geraghty, a partner with Torys LLP in Toronto.

Those ever-changing challenges simultaneously require directors to keep their eye on the...