SOURCE: Equilar


November 29, 2012 14:00 ET

Equilar CEO David Chun Named to 2012 NACD Directorship 100

Equilar Founder and CEO Recognized as Influential Corporate Governance Professional

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 29, 2012) - David Chun, Founder and CEO of Equilar, has been named to the 2012 National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Directorship 100 in recognition of his exemplary leadership in promoting the highest standards of corporate governance. The NACD Directorship 100 recognizes the most influential leaders in the boardroom and corporate governance community. This is his third appearance in the prestigious list, underscoring the significant role Equilar plays in today's corporate governance matters.

"The NACD Directorship 100 honorees represent the most influential leaders who set the right tone in the boardroom, enabling sustainable growth and innovation around the globe," said Ken Daly, president and CEO of NACD. "These stewards of exemplary board leadership serve as role models for others, and it is important for NACD to recognize their contributions in the boardroom and to corporate governance."

"It's truly an honor to be included in the NACD Directorship 100," said David Chun. "At Equilar, we take seriously our role as the unbiased provider of data and analysis to increase transparency, to improve decision-making, and to ultimately promote good corporate governance."

The members of the NACD Directorship 100 are chosen from over 1,000 candidates by a panel of distinguished corporate governance luminaries. All nominations are approved by the NACD's Center for Board Leadership and endorsed by its board of directors. This year's honorees were recognized during a gala dinner at the sixth annual NACD Directorship 100 Forum on November 27, 2012 in New York City. The full list of the 2012 NACD Directorship 100 honorees can be found at

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