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What's Different About Serving on an ESOP Board? ESOP Governance Overview for Experienced Independent Directors

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This replay was recorded on November 24, 2015.

About This Meeting

Many ESOPs have independent directors with substantial experience serving on other corporate boards...but no prior experience on the board of an ESOP company. In some ways, the duties of the board are the same: to protect the firm and shareholder interests. But this particular shareholder is a very unusual beast, an ERISA trust.

You will learn:

What is the same, what is different, and what do independent directors in ESOP companies need to know in order to fulfill their duties to this unique shareholder?


Alexander P. Moss

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Praxis Consulting Group, Inc.

Alex is a co-founder and president of Praxis Consulting Group, where he advises employee-owned, nonprofit, and mission-driven corporate clients in fully engaging employees to drive organizational performance. His expertise includes ownership culture, strategy, governance, leadership, and workforce education and engagement. Alex currently serves as a board member of two ESOP firms and is the board chair of one. He is a current trustee of the Employee Ownership Foundation, and he is a former board member of both the NCEO and the ESOP Association.