21 July 2023 MSWG Newsletter (English)

The practice of re-electing directors yearly is a sword that cuts both ways. On the one hand, it promotes accountability and shareholder engagement by regularly assessing directors' performance and qualifications. And yet, the same practice might lead to a lack of accountability and short-term focus among directors, potentially compromising the company's strategic planning.

MSWG Weekly Newsletter 14 July 2023 (English)

“Of late, women directors have become much sought-after to fill board positions. It is high time that the boards of PLCs, which are majority dominated by males, acknowledge that women have an important role to play on PLC’s boards, as appointing women as directors comes with various benefits. Appointing a woman director, preferably an independent director, ticks many conformance boxes for a PLC. Also, a diversified boardroom by gender and skillsets demonstrates the efforts toward better governance.”