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Lorsch recognized by Directorship magazine

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HBS professor lauded for ‘influence over corporate governance’

Jay Lorsch, the Louis E. Kirstein Professor of Human Relations at Harvard Business School (HBS), has been named to the Directorship magazine Corporate Governance Hall of Fame, which recognizes “the outstanding achievements of those select individuals who have had an everlasting influence over corporate governance and the boardroom community.”

A member of the HBS faculty for more than 40 years, Lorsch has authored or co-authored more than a dozen books, including “Pawns or Potentates: The Reality of America’s Corporate Boards” and “Back to the Drawing Board: Designing Boards for a Complex World.”

The magazine also named William W. George and Raymond V. Gilmartin, both Professors of Management Practice at HBS, and James I. Cash Jr., the School’s James E. Robison Professor of Business Administration Emeritus, to its Directorship 100 list, comprising “those 100 individuals who exert the most influence on the boardroom agenda.”