UK - Sir Adrian Cadbury, famous for the 1992 Cadbury Code on corporate governance, has been awarded one of three inaugural International Corporate Governance Awards from the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) in recognition of his achievements in the corporate governance field.
The award is presented to individuals who have markedly improved the state of corporate governance in one or more jurisdictions.
Presenting the award to Sir Cadbury, André Baladi, immediate past co-chairman of ICGN, commented: Sir Adrian has been in the forefront of corporate governance for almost 25 years, during which time he has sparked corporate governance reforms around the world.”
The award was presented at Hermes' Stewardship and Performance Seminar held in London on Wednesday this week.
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