|[September 24, 2013]
Ethisphere Institute Appoints Two New Members to Its Communications Advisory Board
NEW YORK --(Business Wire)--
The Ethisphere Institute, which annually selects the World's Most
Ethical (WME) Companies, announced today that Eileen Sheil, executive
director of corporate communications for the Cleveland Clinic, and Dawn
Werry, vice president of marketing for Milliken (News - Alert) & Company, have joined
the Ethisphere Institute's Communications Advisory Board.
The Communications Advisory Board assists companies that have already
achieved WME company recognition, as well as those who aspire to be a
WME company, by identifying and sharing best practices in internal and
external communications related to ethics. The board is comprised of
recognized leaders in the corporate communications profession -
including communications executives from WME companies as well as
individuals who bring expert perspectives from academia, the leading
professional association for communications executives and the world's
largest public relations firm. The 10 members serve as a real-time think
tank for the Ethisphere Institute.
"We are pleased to welcome Eileen and Dawn - both representing WME
companies - to the Ethisphere Institute Communications Advisory Board,"
said Alex Brigham, executive director of the Ethisphere Institute. "They
both bring excellent communications and marketing insights that will
greatly enhance the collective dialogue around global best practices in
The Ethisphere Institute Communications Advisory
Paul Argenti, professor of corporate communication and corporate
responsibility, The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Roger Bolton, president, Arthur W. Page Society
Ben Boyd, globl chair, corporate practice, Edelman (News - Alert)
Barry Caldwell, senior vice president of public affairs and
communications, Waste Management, Inc.
Ray Day, group vice president, communications, Ford Motor Company (News - Alert)
*Paul Gennaro, senior vice president and chief communications officer,
AECOM Technology Corp.
Laura Kane, vice president, corporate communications, Aflac, Inc.
Gary Sheffer, vice president, corporate communications and public
affairs, General Electric Company
Eileen Sheil, executive director, corporate communications, Cleveland
Dawn Werry, vice president, marketing, Milliken & Company
*Gennaro serves as Chairman of the Communications Advisory Board.
The Communications Advisory Board is currently coordinating the
Ethisphere Institute's second-annual Best Practices in Ethics
Communications Workshop, which will take place Oct. 24 at the New York
"At this year's workshop, we are featuring some of the best thinking in
the areas of corporate reputation management, corporate governance, and
ethics and compliance to share best practices and explore new approaches
that will benefit all organizations," said Tim Erblich, chief executive
officer of the Ethisphere Institute. "Our goal is to bring together
communications, legal and compliance leaders - as well as leaders from
human resources, information technology and various staff and
operational areas - to engage in a robust dialogue around this year's
theme, 'Working Across the C-suite.'"
The workshop will feature Communications Advisory Board members
throughout the program, with an agenda that includes a keynote address
from Argenti and multiple best practice sharing presentations from WME
companies. Sheffer, who was recently appointed the next chairman of the
Arthur W. Page Society, will present along with Bolton on the "New Model
for Corporate Communications," which outlines a set of pragmatic actions
for succeeding in today's radically changing business environment. The
event will conclude with a discussion of key lessons learned during the
workshop, led by Erblich and Communications Advisory Board members Kane
Interested parties can register
here for a fee of $395 per attendee, which includes breakfast,
lunch, refreshments and a networking reception immediately following the
workshop, where participants will be able to meet some of the
industry-leading speakers. For more information about registration,
The Communications Advisory Board and the Best Practices in Ethics
Communications Workshop support the Ethisphere Institute's commitment to
creating, advancing and sharing best practices in business ethics,
corporate social responsibility, anti-corruption and sustainability.
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