Nominations & Governance Committee
The Nominations and Governance Committee:
- Assists the board of directors in identifying individuals qualified to become board members and recommends to the board the nominees for election as directors at the next annual meeting of shareholders.
- Recommends to the board the persons to be elected as executive officers of Abbott.
- Develops and recommends to the board the corporate governance guidelines applicable to Abbott.
- Serves in an advisory capacity to the board and the chairman of the board on matters of organization, management succession plans, major changes in the organizational structure of Abbott, and the conduct of board activities.
The Nominations and Governance Committee is governed by a written charter.
Members of the nominations and governance committee:
- W.A. Osborn, chair
- R.J. Alpern
- S.E. Blount
- W.J. Farrell
- P.N. Novakovic