The External Advisory Board (EAB) of the CEOWORLD magazine provides advice and counsel to the editorial department regarding the editorial direction and pacing of the magazine, topic formulation, content, and strategic growth programs. The Board will also support and ensure the delivery of relevant content, features, and events. It identifies the challenges the industry faces as well as the opportunities, emerging trends, etc. it sees.

Members to the External Advisory Board (EAB) serve a two-year term and are eligible to run for a consecutive term. The Board of Directors appoints members to the Advisory Board from the slate of nominees. The EAB includes individuals with national and international prominence, CEOs, CFOs, senior executives, business leaders, government agencies, and high net worth individuals from the academic and non-academic sectors.

Members of the External Advisory Board (EAB) evaluate the magazine’s editorial calendar developed by its staff for well-rounded content and appropriate industry coverage. When called on, they can assist in reviewing articles for technical accuracy, and offer guidance and suggestions that assist in identifying qualified contributors seen as experts in the subject matter to be addressed. And the Board works to ensure the magazine remains a viable and valuable resource for the industry it covers.

The CEOWORLD magazine External Advisory Board Members

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Prof. Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj (Chairman and Chief Executive Officer)Prince Georges IV, 11th Duke of Royan Leo Bottary, Managing partner of Peernovation IncDr. William Putsis, Professor at the University Of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Pooja Duggal Batra, Former senior executive at UnitedHealth GroupDr. Bartosz Marcinkowski, Partner at DZP (Domański Zakrzewski Palinka )Lisa Veneziano, Chair-elect, Association for Supply Chain ManagementLance Mortlock, Managing Partner Energy at Ernst & Young
Lisa Gable Dr. Joe Zammit-LuciaGordon Tredgold
Lisa Gable, former US Ambassador, UN Delegate, and author of Wall Street Journal Bestseller.Dr. Joe Zammit-Lucia, Founder & Trustee, Board of Trustees at RadixGordon Tredgold, CEO & Managing ConsultantCEO & Managing Consultant, Leadership Principles LLC

Duties of the Advisory Board

Board members can act as contributing editors by writing articles or assisting the editor with collecting articles for publication from other sources as well as suggesting topics for articles. The editor has the responsibility of coordinating writing assignments with the authors directly or through assignments made to the Advisory Board. Advisory Board members help with the story budget at least two issues in advance and critique each issue after completion of each issue. Communication between the Advisory Chair/Editor and the Advisory Board will be by email, fax, or phone throughout the year. The Advisory Board was formed to assist CEOWORLD magazine in developing and maintaining a high-quality, relevant, and inspiring member publication and to assist the editor in gathering articles for publication.

“The External Advisory Board (EAB) will operate as a guiding body and ‘thinktank’ for new products and services, including topical input and direction to improve industry relevance and value to magazine’s subscribers,” notes ​Prof. Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj, ​CEO and Editorial Director at CEOWORLD magazine.

“We are pleased to have assembled this diverse group in terms of firm sizes, areas of expertise, and perspectives,” Prof. Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj continues. “Their collective experience and insight will provide a relevant representation of the depth and breadth of the consulting industry.”

The Board will support and guide the publication in the delivery of a product to help the industry become better informed, and further, establish the magazine as the authoritative source/resource for information and value to magazine’s subscribers.

Thought leaders to support CEOWORLD magazine’s vision.

External Advisory Board (EAB) Charter (Adopted March 28, 2007)

External Advisory Board (EAB) Mission Statement: The External Advisory Board (EAB) is a partner-nominated group of external senior executives, academic, trade and standards association, government, and umbrella organization advisors who assist in reviewing the magazine’s development and progress as a whole, and wherever possible contribute to CEOWORLD magazine’s success, integration, and continuation on an international scale. Our distinguished External Advisory Board members include internationally recognized experts from a wide variety of disciplines, fields, organizations, and countries.

Advisory Board Principles:

  • Serve as an advisory group to the External Advisory Board (EAB) chair.
  • Identify constituencies who can contribute to the advancement of the CEOWORLD magazine.
  • Assist in fund-raising campaigns to help increase the financial resources of the CEOWORLD magazine.
  • External Advisory Board (EAB) Chair will provide overall leadership guidance to the Board.

Advisory Board Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Commit to regular attendance of External Advisory Board meetings.
  • Provide strategic planning guidance for CEOWORLD magazine.
  • Assist the magazine in the continuous evaluation of objectives, assessment of outcomes, and proactively recommend changes.
  • Assist in the creation of an annual report that provides an assessment of the current state of the magazine and makes suggestions for future activities.
  • Recruit additional Board members.
  • Become an active and positive external spokesperson for the CEOWORLD magazine.

Advisory Board Leadership:

– External Advisory Board (EAB) Chair and members.

Advisory Board Leadership, Membership and Charter:

  • Nominated by the EAB Chair
  • Elected by the EAB (majority vote)
  • EAB members are appointed to a term of up to 3 years by the External Advisory Board (EAB) Chair. Upon completion of the term, a member may be reappointed at the discretion of the Board Chair.
  • Maximum active membership of 15.
  • Membership Rollover: For maximum continuity, rollover of 1/5 to 1/4 membership/year as a guideline. Partial terms will not count in total terms served.

Advisory Board Meeting Process:

  • Yearly meetings
  • Autumn: magazine’s headquarters or other office locations
  • Spring by teleconference if necessary
  • Ad hoc special meetings, if required, at the discretion of the EAB Chair.
  • Agenda is the responsibility of the EAB Chair with input from the full Board.
  • Honorary Members: EAB Honorary membership, if desired, has no limitation.
  • Honorary Board members must have served a minimum of three years of active membership.

Additions, deletions, or revisions to the Charter may be incorporated as follows:
Recommendations for consideration are presented to the Board members for discussion by the Chair.
Adoption requires 2/3 Board majority vote including Chair affirmative vote.
Committee structure or special study groups, if required, at the discretion of the EAB Chair.

Nomination Procedure

Please send your intent of nomination by December 15 to info@ceoworld.biz Please include the following:
• Name and all contact information
• Short biography and/or resume
• Vision statement for CEOWORLD magazine (what you would like to accomplish during your term on the board)
• Any other information you feel is important for the CEOWORLD magazine Board of Directors to help decide their appointment.

* Views expressed in CEOWORLD magazine do not indicate endorsement by organizations through their roles in CEOWORLD magazine’s advisory board.