Past Event

The Path to the Boardroom: What you need to do today to get there tomorrow


Wednesday, July 27, 2011


8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.


8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Networking (and breakfast)

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Keynote Presentation
Bonnie Gwin
Vice Chairman and Managing Partner
Heidrick & Struggles

9:30 a.m.-9:45 a.m.
Q & A


Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
31 West 52nd Street, 23rd Floor
New York, New York 10019




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Keynote Speaker

Bonnie W. Gwin

Bonnie W. Gwin
Vice Chairman and Managing Partner, North America Board of Directors Practice, Heidrick & Struggles

Bonnie W. Gwin is Vice Chairman and Managing Partner, North America Board of Directors Practice. She focuses on searches both at the Director and CEO level across a wide range of industries. Previously, Bonnie served as President, Americas and corporate officer responsible for all of Heidrick & Struggles' operations in North and Latin America. She has served in many other leadership roles for the firm including Global Managing Partner, Technology Practice and Managing Partner, North America Quality Council.

Bonnie has been widely quoted regarding leadership effectiveness at the CEO and board level, diversity and corporate social responsibility. She has written for Directors & Boards magazine, appeared on CNN and been quoted in Fortune magazine and Crain's. Bonnie has also hosted multiple forums with senior women around the world to discuss diversity in the boardroom. Additionally, she was named by NACD Directorship to its "Directorship 100" 2010 list of influential boardroom recruiters. She also recently received the John E. Struggles Award, the firm's top honor, which is periodically given to the partner who most embodies the integrity, client focus, and partnership commitment of Heidrick & Struggles' founder.