Corporate Governance

Building a successful corporate executive board


Every organization faces challenges—obstacles that affect the industry as a whole, and challenges unique to individual companies. No matter your challenge, Gallagher provides proven, practical board governance risk and compliance solutions to maximize your board's effectiveness and impact to support your organization's overall wellbeing and ability to face the future with confidence.

Addressing complex issues

From board recruitment to education, restructuring and communications, countless governance factors can influence an organization's growth and wellbeing. Leaders must be prepared with insightful and proven governance strategies to ensure a board's success. Gallagher positions organizations to effectively manage and address complex issues using effective board governance.

Lead toward success with corporate governance training

C-suite leaders are under pressure to make increasingly complicated decisions regarding how to transform their board's best practices. To help you with these challenges, Gallagher offers a game-changing, web-based training program on corporate governance for boards attempting to meet these new demands: Gallagher GovernWell™.

Gallagher GovernWell—your turnkey option

A comprehensive corporate governance training resource with more than 3,000 pages of material your board and C-suite can use immediately. Offered as Word, PowerPoint and other editable files—easily customize the resources with your organization's own logos and materials, saving time and money.

A full range of solutions

Now in partnership with BoardEffect, an online portal software platform available to more than 1,400 leading organizations, we provide the full suite of Gallagher GovernWell resources through the BoardEffect platform. By purchasing the BoardEffect package, your trustees gain access to the full set of Gallagher GovernWell articles, BoardBriefs and more. Your in-house governance professionals can use the integrated Gallagher GovernWell templates in BoardEffect to create more interactive online board self-assessments, policy handbooks, disclosure forms, and other materials.

Mergers & acquisitions consulting

With organizational consolidation on the rise, you need to be prepared. Gallagher offers a full team of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) consulting advisors ready to guide you and your organization through this challenging and often intimidating process. We provide a proactive approach to your M&A due diligence, guiding you to understand and follow the right procedures with enhanced board and leadership structures.

Gallagher's experts will walk you through liability exposure and realize potential efficiencies from a human resources perspective, gaining a thorough knowledge of each organization's benefit and compensation plans, culture and operating philosophy. Then our consultants apply their industry-specific knowledge and extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, benefits and compensation. Gallagher helps you address issues key to finalizing a consolidation and successfully blending each unique culture for total organizational wellbeing. We accomplish this through a three-phase approach:

  • Phase 1 — High-Level Due Diligence
  • Phase 2 — In-Depth Analysis
  • Phase 3 — Custom Implementation

Look to Gallagher for such key insights as:

  • Assessment of change in controlling costs
  • Preliminary integration strategies
  • Human resources comparative analysis and market benchmarking
  • Recommendations on governance plan design changes
  • Recommendations for cultural integration
  • Designing a new governance model