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CECP CEO Daryl Brewster Joins NACD New Jersey Chapter Board of Directors
Brewster Will Serve as Emcee for the Chapter’s Director of the Year Awards
April 11, 2019 – New Jersey— The New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD NJ), the national authority on boardroom practices, today announced Daryl Brewster, has joined its board of directors. Mr. Brewster, formerly turnaround CEO of Krispy Kreme and President of Nabisco, is CEO of Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP), a CEO-led coalition of 200 of the world’s companies focused on sustainable value creation.
“NACD NJ continues to seek talented leaders and experts who will strengthen our board and bring foresight that enables our members to see around corners and prepare for effective corporate governance despite disruption,” said Anita Allen, president of NACD NJ. “Daryl’s work with Chief Executives, Board Directors, Institutional Investors, and other leaders will help our members take a long-term view and ensure the management teams they oversee focus on sustainable, value-additive initiatives. We look forward to working with him on elevating board performance.”
Mr. Brewster, of Mendham, has nearly 30 years of executive experience in the U.S. and abroad, including as an officer for several Fortune 500 companies, the turnaround CEO of a publicly-traded company, and the head of five multi-billion-dollar business units. He also sits on the boards of Fresh Pet, Inc., a publicly-traded pet nutrition company; several private companies; and a number of non-profit boards, including the National Organization on Disability and MANA (Mother Assisted Nutrition Assistance). He previously served on the boards of E*Trade Financial Holding Company, the American Marketing Association; the Y Alliance; Packers Sanitation; Procurian; and Mana Products Inc.
Mr. Brewster will also emcee NACD NJ’s inaugural Director of the Year Awards. This event recognizes directors of public, private, and non-profit boards throughout the state of New Jersey who have made valuable contributions to the boards on which they serve and advance exemplary board leadership. The awards will be presented at a formal ceremony on Thursday, May 9, 2019 in West Orange.
“For more than 20 years, CECP has focused on creating a better world through business. I look forward to bringing my experience in the boardroom and insights from working with Fortune 500 leaders to NACD NJ,” said Brewster. “I’m honored to serve as emcee of the DOYA event and to celebrate individuals and organizations who are advancing board excellence in New Jersey.”
For more information about the Director of the Year Awards, click here.
About the NACD New Jersey Chapter
The NACD New Jersey Chapter, part of the larger NACD chapter network, provides vital information and education to current and aspiring NACD members, including directors and senior executives from New Jersey-based public and private companies, as well as nonprofit organizations. Through formal and informal networking and education on director effectiveness, leading trends and issues in corporate governance, and the sharing of best-in-class governance practices, we elevate board performance.
Learn more about NACDNJ membership and general governance information online at www.newjersey.nacdonline.org
The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) empowers more than 20,000 directors to lead with confidence in the boardroom. As the recognized authority on leading boardroom practices, NACD helps boards strengthen investor trust and public confidence by ensuring that today’s directors are well prepared for tomorrow’s challenges. World-class boards join NACD to elevate performance, gain foresight, and instill confidence. Fostering collaboration among directors, investors, and corporate governance stakeholders, NACD has been setting the standard for responsible board leadership for more than 40 years. To learn more about NACD, visit www.NACDonline.org.