Board Diversity: Tech Companies Without Black Corporate Directors

Board Diversity: Top Tech Companies Without Black Corporate Directors

Although Intel did not directly address why its board does not include any black members, a representative referred to the policy found in the company’s proxy statement: “… the Board annually evaluates factors including independence, gender and ethnic diversity, and age. The [Nominating and Governance] committee and the Board review and assess the effectiveness of their practices for consideration of diversity in nominating director candidates. The Board then determines whether a nominee’s background, experience, personal characteristics, or skills will advance the Board’s goal of creating and sustaining a Board that can support and oversee the company’s complex activities.”