The accelerating pace and intensifying complexity of change are leading to the emergence of a fundamentally different operating reality than incumbent executives and directors have experienced in their careers to date. This shifting business paradigm has profound and immediate implications for boards, and these implications will intensify dramatically over the next 5 to 10 years. These implications are not new, but there is no doubt that all of them have recently become more acute and now pose an urgent challenge to board leaders.
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Cari Dominguez is a corporate director of ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN) and lead director of Triple-S Management Corp. (NYSE: GTS), the leading managed care company in Puerto Rico with exclusive rights to the BlueCross BlueShield trademark. She is also a trustee of the Calvert Funds, and former chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). She has also served in the U.S. Department of Labor in roles including Assistant Secretary of Labor for Employment Standards and director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. Her corporate experience includes various senior human resources positions at Bank of America, including director of executive programs. She was also a partner at two international executive search firms, serving in their financial services, human resources, and corporate board practices. Dominguez has served on numerous nonprofit boards, including Loma Linda University and Medical Center, the Leadership Foundation of the International Women’s Forum, and the Human Resources Planning Society. She has received numerous awards and national recognition for her public policymaking roles and global efforts to promote diversity. Hispanic Business magazine has recognized her as one of the “80 Elite Hispanic Women” and one of the “100 Most Influential Hispanics in the Country.”
Friso van der Oord is director of research, responsible for all NACD content development. He is an experienced governance advisor and business line manager, who has worked over the last 15 years with Fortune 500 and global executives on major risk, compliance, and integrity challenges, including serving in leadership roles at CEB and LRN. He holds an MA in international relations from Johns Hopkins University's SAIS Program.
Joan serves on the boards of EncompassHealth, Ionis Pharmaceuticals, The Gabriella Foundation, SCS Noonan Foundation, Center Dance Arts and is the chair elect of the Venice Family Clinic. She has served on the boards of Convergys, Qualicorp, DentalPlans.com, and AARP Services Inc., as well as on the Strategic Advisory Boards of Bayer Medical Care and Health Data Insights.
Joan was president and CEO of the Consumer Business Unit for Anthem, retiring in 2008. She was responsible for the company’s Senior, State Sponsored (managed Medicaid, SCHIP and related programs), and Individual-Under-65 businesses. Joan joined Anthem in 1998 as president of specialty businesses.
Joan is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and member of the American Academy of Actuaries. A graduate of Yale University with a master’s degree in mathematics, she did her undergraduate work at Columbia University. She also holds a master of business administration from Western New England College.