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Simpson recognized for diversity

NACD NXT is a multi-year initiative to highlight boardroom practices that promote diversity and inclusion.

BY HBSDealer Staff

Simpson Manufacturing Company Inc. has been named a finalist for the 2018 NXT Awards by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD).

NACD NXT is a multi-year initiative to highlight corporate boardroom practices that promote greater diversity and inclusion while helping to develop the next generation of boardroom leadership. The annual awards showcase boards that have embraced diverse perspectives to support sustainable long-term shareholder value.

“We’re proud to have our board of directors recognized for the NXT Award,” said Simpson Manufacturing CEO, Karen Colonias. “The members welcome and support diversity in all aspects of our business to strengthen and support our continued growth.”

Company boards recognized by the NXT Awards include public and private organizations and institutions spanning many sizes and industry sectors. The winners will be announced during the NACD NXT Recognition Gala on September 29 at the NACD Global Board Leaders’ Summit in Washington, D.C.

Based in Pleasanton, Calif., Simpson Manufacturing is the parent company of fastener and connector manufacturer Simpson Strong-Tie.

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