Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Award for Non-Profit Governance

Congratulations to Harold Hestnes, Chairman of the CareGroup Board, for receiving the Leadership in Non-Profit Governance Award from the New England Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors. (CareGroup is the holding company that comprises BIDMC, BID Hospital~Needham, Mount Auburn Hospital, and New England Baptist Hospital.) We are pleased to have someone Harold's stature and wisdom at the helm and to get confirmation that he is widely recognized for his accomplishments in non-profit governance.

Here's the excerpt from the announcement:

Leadership in Non-Profit Governance Award: Harold Hestnes, Former Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr. For more than 40 years, Hestnes practiced general litigation with an emphasis on public law issues, particularly antitrust and regulatory matters affecting the oil, gas and electric power industries. He retired from active practice in 2007. Hestnes is a prior chairman of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, director and secretary of the Massachusetts Business Roundtable, and is past chairman and a member of the Boston Coordinating Committee. He has served as chairman of the Board of Selectmen for the Town of Weston, and as director and chairman of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of CareGroup and a board member of MassINC.

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