The Golden Gavel
An award for outstanding performance in the role of chair of a company board. The aim is to highlight and increase awareness of the crucial role of the chair in efficient, effective and business oriented board work.
The Golden Gavel award was established in 2005 by Deloitte and the Swedish Academy of Directors. The award is presented in association with Fairford Group, Heidrick & Struggles and Roschier. Media partner is Dagens Industri.
About the award
The Golden Gavel is awarded in two categories each year, one for stock exchange listed companies and one for private companies. The nominations are being made in a national nomination process and an award ceremony is held annually at Grand Hôtel in Stockholm in late November/early December. Read more about the Foundation >
Anyone with insight in the boards work can suggest a candidate. You are invited to contact StyrelseAkademien in your region. Read more about the criteria and how you send in your nomination. >
We need your nomination no later than June, 30.
The 2013 Golden Gavel Awards
Monica Lindstedt, Hemfrid and Olle Nordström, Sweco are the winners of the 2013 Golden Gavel Awards. The awards were presented by Chris Heister, County Governor of Stockholm, at a lunch at Stockholm Grand Hôtel on 5 December.