How the NYSE Board Advisory Council is Driving Board Diversity

Inside Americas Boardrooms
In 2019, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) launched the NYSE Board Advisory Council to address the need for inclusive leadership by connecting diverse candidates with companies that are seeking new directors. Comprised of CEOs from some of the world's largest companies, the Advisory Council leverages their own personal networks to identify qualified candidates.

In this episode, we hear from Betty Liu, Chief Experience Officer at Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) and Executive Vice Chairman for NYSE Group, and Sharon Bowen, Board Member of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE), Partner with Seneca Women, and Former Commissioner of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC):

  • Why was the NYSE Board Advisory Council formed and what does it hope to accomplish?
  • What can boards do to support the Advisory Council's efforts? To promote diversity on their own boards?

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