GCC Board Directors Institute (BDI) has appointed H+K Strategies (H+K) as content partner to the Institute for the next three years. Additional content partners for the board include PwC, McKinsey & Co, Heidrick & Struggles and Allen & Overy, while supported by the Capital Market Authorities in Saudi Arabia, Oman and the UAE, Qatar Financial Centre and the Central Bank of Bahrain.
Launched in 2007, BDI has been the organization helping boards throughout the Gulf region to become more effective. In its ew content partnership, H+K will aims to contribute knowledge on matters critical to board effectiveness.
Speaking of the new partnership, Nathalie Potvin, executive director at BDI, says in a press statement, “We recognize H+K Strategies as a valued partner which has an excellent track record in delivering best-in-class corporate communications to the region and is a like-minded organization which shares our ambition to improve board effectiveness practices and enhance corporate governance standards in the region.”
In the same press statement, Andrew Bone, Regional Director, H+K Strategies, says, “BDI is a not-for-profit organization which is doing fundamentally important work in developing world class corporate governance and the role of company boards. We look forward to helping the Institute communicate its story, as well as help promote best practice directorship among chairmen, board directors, regulators and industry stakeholders within the GCC markets.”