Managing Director, FTI Consulting
While information governance is often thought about in the context of data security and IT efficiency, there is an equally important factor that deeply resonates with a corporation’s board and C-suite: reputational risk. Trust is essential among shareholders, clients, customers and employees for a business to thrive. Ultimately, top company leadership are responsible for managing reputational risk and ensuring that the overall direction of the company will uphold trust in the brand. Many of the efforts that help companies mitigate this risk require IG, and often fall on the GC’s desk.
In an article contributed to Ethical Boardroom magazine, Jake Frazier and I from FTI’s Information Governance & Compliance Services (IG&CS) team discussed how the GC can impact IG decisions and key drivers coming in 2017 that should be on the GC’s radar as they look to establish or evolve IG. These high priority agenda items discussed in the article include:
In addition to these drivers, we also discussed actions the GC can take in partnership with the board and other C-level stakeholders. To read the full article, visit Ethical Boardroom.