Appendix A Definitions

Assurance Letter: Typically, an annual signed statement from business executives (often business presidents) to the CEO stating that operations comply; risks and significant issues are identified and being managed; and processes are in place to ensure consistent implementation of corporate policies and values.

Board: Refers to the external Board of Directors (as with all U.S.-based public corporations); the governing body with oversight fiduciary responsibility for the corporation [Note: the “Supervisory Board” referred to often in Europe, consisting of the CEO and his/her direct reports, is not part of this section. That is covered under CEO Leadership and Culture and Organization.]

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