Public corporations are led by CEOs and other upper-echelon leaders who in turn report to shareholders and board of directors (BODs). Interestingly even
though the board overseas the CEOs decides on the terms of employment and salaries and monitors their performance the CEOs are more often than not the
people who nominate board members. The justification is that CEOs are well placed to know what type of expertise they need on the board and should have a BOD
they can work with. The relationship between BOD and CEO is a complex and interesting one.
What are the potential ethical and conflict of interest issues arising from CEO involvement in the selection of board members? How can these issues be