San Diego Business Journal

Corporate Directors Forum to Honor ‘Virtuosos of the Boardroom’

By SDBJ Staff Thursday, July 16, 2015
   

Corporate Directors Forum is set to recognize six  San Diego directors for their outstanding performance in corporate governance at its 24th annual Director of the Year awards.

The awards will be presented Sept. 15 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla and will celebrate directors who have made a significant positive contribution in the boardroom and behind the scenes, CDF said.

The honorees are:

Richard Sulpizio, director, ResMed Inc.; honored as Director of the Year for Corporate Governance;

Pratik Shah, president, CEO and director, Auspex Pharmaceuticals; honored as Director of the Year for Enhancement of Economic Value;

Kieran T.Gallahue, director, Volcano Corp.; honored as Director of the Year for Companies in Transition;

Leonard A. Comma, chairman and CEO, Jack in the Box; honored as Director of the Year for Corporate Citizenship; 

Jeffrey Jacobs, director, Challenged Athletes Foundation; honored as Director of the Year for Corporate Governance, Not-for-Profit Board;

William H. Rastetter, director, Illumina, Neurocrine Biosciences Ins. And various other companies, recognized for Lifetime Achievement in Corporate Governance.

For more information on the event, visit: www.directorsforum.com/DOY15.

Corporate Directors Forum, a 501c(6) located in San Diego, is the largest regional association of corporate directors in the U.S. and offers regular, interactive education programs for directors, officers and business leaders. CDF’s purpose is to help directors, and those who support them, be better directors through director education and peer-to-peer networking.