WCD Updates June 12, 2024

Women Corporate Directors Set to Honor Moncler Group, Amalgamated Bank, Sabin Group and Wendy Kei at the 2024 Visionary Awards Celebration

Orlando, Florida – June 12, 2024 – This September, Women Corporate Directors (WCD) will honor Moncler Group, Amalgamated Bank, Sabin Group, and Wendy Kei at the 2024 Visionary Awards Celebration. The prestigious awards recognize companies and individuals committed to excellence in corporate governance, while maintaining a strong financial performance and dedication to diversity and inclusion.

Held at KPMG Lakehouse in Orlando, Florida, the award ceremony takes place on Monday, September 30th during WCD’s two-day marquee conference, the Global Institute. The Global Institute gathers corporate leaders who provide thought leadership and best practices on today’s most pressing issues for boards and executive leadership teams worldwide.

This year’s recipients of the 2024 Visionary Awards are:

  • WCD Visionary Award for Leadership and Governance of a Public Company: Moncler Group
  • WCD Visionary Award for ESG Leadership: Amalgamated Bank
  • WCD Visionary Award for Leadership and Governance of a Private Company: Sabin Group
  • WCD Visionary Award for Strategic Leadership: Wendy Kei, Board Chair of both Ontario Power Generation Inc. and NFI Group Inc.

WCD’s CEO, Jennifer Reynolds, notes that this year’s event will continue to highlight WCD’s mission to diversify boardrooms globally and recognize the accomplishments of the honorees.

“We are thrilled to honor this year’s recipients of the 2024 Visionary Awards. said Reynolds. Each recipient demonstrates excellence in corporate governance, sustainable business performance, and in their commitment to diversity in their boardrooms and executive teams.”

Jennifer Reynolds

This year’s selection of honorees were chosen by WCD’s Visionary Awards Selection Committee, a group of twelve members representing all regions around the globe, based on the recipients’ continued commitment and efforts in their recognition areas.

“This year’s award winners are being honored for dedicated advocacy of diversity, equity and inclusion, as well as advancing positive social and environmental change.”

Lucy Pamboukdjian and Jennifer Sondergaard, Co-Chairs of the 2024 Visionary Awards Committee

KPMG, Global Title Sponsor of the 2024 Global Institute and Visionary Awards, values serving as the lead sponsor for this event.

“KPMG is honored to sponsor the 2024 Women Corporate Directors Visionary Awards, which reflects the shared values of KPMG’s and WCD’s corporate culture. Congratulations to this year’s visionary leaders for bringing their diverse perspectives and dedication to equity and inclusion to help achieve financial growth for key stakeholders globally.”

Karen Mitchell Curran, Office Managing Partner, Ft. Lauderdale, KPMG LLP, and Lead Director of the WCD Foundation

Also set to take the stage during WCD’s two-day conference are several keynote speakers including Carol Tomé, CEO of UPS and board member of Verizon Communications, Metro Atlanta Chamber, Grady Health System; Judy Smith, Founder & CEO of Smith & Company and Crisis Management Expert and inspiration for the hit TV show Scandal; and Laurie Ann Goldman, President & CEO of Tupperware and board member of Cole Haan, Tupperware, European Wax Center, 101 Studios, Apollo Aligned Alternatives, and Paul Knopp, Chair and CEO of KPMG LLP.

To learn more about the Global Institute or this year’s Visionary Award recipients, click here.

WCD represents the preeminent women leaders in business today. With 70 chapters around the world, WCD members serve on thousands of boards across six continents. WCD’s members serve on more than 8500 boards globally. With 2500 members, our community includes CEOs, board chairs, lead directors, C-Suite executives, board members, and heads of global divisions in the major indices, such as S&P 500, FTSE 250, DAX, Nikkei.

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