Exclusively for IC-A Members

The IC-A offers various activities, services and advantages to its Members, which contribute to their professionalisation and permanent updating as Board Directors-Administrators.

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Professional Networking

The IC-A encourages its Members, people of a high professional level, to interact with each other through exclusive events. This translates into development as well as learning opportunities.

Among other things, the IC-A has a closed LinkedIn Group to expand professional networking, which is accessible only to its Members. It is a meeting point for Members who are present in this social network.

 

Benefits of professional networking for Members

Events

The IC-A organises exclusive events for its Members with the aim of fostering professional networking among them and helping them to become Directors that keep abreast of issues and are committed to Good Governance. These events:

  • Are focused on important, topical issues concerning the Board of Directors, Good Corporate Governance, ESG and the work of Directors.

  • They provide Members with national and international experiences and case studies to learn from.

  • They bring together experienced Board Directors, international experts and keynote speakers.

  • They are free of charge for IC-A Members.

  • They feature different formats to facilitate interaction between Members.

Information Services for IC-A Members

Telephone enquiries, only for IC-A Members, with experts on questions concerning the activity as a Board Director in these areas:

  • LEGAL
    enquiries on duties, responsibilities and functions as a Board Director.
    IC-A members are entitled to special rates in the case of more detailed enquiries or specific advice.

  • INSURANCE
    Do not lose sight of your responsibility, insurance enquiries for Board Directors and organisations specialised in D&O.
    Board Directors should exercise with caution when conducting their duties to avoid personal legal proceedings.

  • REMUNERATION
    Enquiries concerning the professional activity of Board Directors and their remuneration.
    Remuneration should be sufficient to attract and retain suitable Board Directors, but should not condition their decisions.

  • RECRUITING FIRMS
    Professional recruitment of Board Directors.
    The IC-A does NOT carry out the recruitment Board Directors, although its Members include the most important Spanish Board Directors.

    IC-A Members are in demand at national and international level by different companies and organisations that are benchmarks in good corporate governance.

    The IC-A recommends that the search and recruitment of Board Directors should follow a number of principles, and that the process should be carried out by a specialised firm. Several companies specialised in the search and recruitment of Board Directors have agreed with the IC-A to adhere to its Basic Principles, which provides quality, transparency and professionalism.

    The companies that follow these principles are:

    • ACKERMANN INTERNATIONAL
    • ALEMANY & PARTNERS
    • BOARD & LEADERS
    • EGON ZEHNDER
    • EUROMANAGER
    • EXEC AVENUE
    • KORN FERRY INTERNATIONAL
    • LEADERLAND
    • ODGERS BERNDTSON
    • PARANGON PARTNERS
    • ROSON DE BEAS
    • RUSSELL REYNOLDS
    • TALENGO
    • TRANSEARCH
IC-A’s Basic Principles for the Selection of Board Directors are available here.

Membership requirements

Are you a Board Director of a company or entity, Secretary of the Board, Member of the Advisory Board, Vice-chairman, Chairman, Director, Partner of a professional firm, report to the Board of Directors or are you an Administrator of a company or entity?

 

If the answer is yes, then IC-A is the place to be. Enjoy all the benefits of being a Member.

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