Gary Larkin

Gary Larkin is a manager at the PwC Center for Board Governance. He is responsible for writing the BoardroomDirect monthly newsletter and maintaining the Center for Board Governance App.

Prior to joining PwC, Gary was editor at The Conference Board Governance Center. While with The Conference Board, Gary launched and edited The Conference Board Governance Center Blog. Prior to joining the Governance Center, he was managing editor of KPMG's Audit Committee Insights online newsletter.

Posts by Gary Larkin

  • Gary Larkin Signs Off as Governance Center Blog Editor (10.31.11 )

    For the last two years, I have had the privilege of writing the first ever blog for The Conference Board. After nearly 200 posts of news analysis on such topics as Say on Pay, proxy access, and executive compensation, I am turning in my old desktop computer for that of a laptop at a Big […]

  • Corporate Political Spending Message: Boards Should Get Handle on Process (10.22.11 )

    Of all the messages coming out of The Conference Board Committee on Corporate Political Spending Symposium Thursday, there was one that resonated the most with public boards. To put it succinctly, that message is that no matter how politically active a company may be, it is imperative that boards should make sure management has in […]

  • Governance Watch Webcast on Shareholder Activism in Uncertain Times Slated for Nov. 2 (10.20.11 )

    The next episode of Governance Watch, a new webcast produced by The Conference Board Governance Center and sponsored by Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, will focus on how boards deal with shareholder activism in uncertain economic times. It will air at 3 p.m. EST Nov. 2 and will be available on demand afterward. Specifically, the […]

  • Reports: Say on Pay Votes Bridging Shareholder-Director Communication Gap (10.18.11 )

    Even though shareholders approved most of the executive compensation plans put up for vote in the 2011 proxy season, the tiny minority of failed say on pay votes are getting an inordinate amount of attention for a myriad of reasons. Those reasons, which reflect an overarching problem between shareholders and companies, range from a pay-for-performance […]

  • Sustainability Matters: For Directors, it’s all in the Framework (10.14.11 )

    If there is one message that comes across loud and clear from the newly released Sustainability Matters: Why and How Corporate Boards Should Become Involved from The Conference Board, it is that U.S. corporate directors still lack a framework for overseeing sustainability programs. But that’s not due to the lack of recognized frameworks. Rather, it’s […]

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