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Corporate Governance

Intro - 2018 Annual Meeting


2018 Annual Meeting


Verizon’s annual meeting will be held on May 3, 2018 in Renton Washington.

View 2018 Proxy Statement 

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Committed to the highest standards of corporate governance.

Our Board of Directors oversees the management of risks inherent in the operation of the company's businesses and implementation of its strategic plan. All of our Directors stand for election each year. Our Board as a whole reflects a wide range of viewpoints, backgrounds and expertise because we believe that diversity is a core attribute of a well-functioning board.

Meet Human Resources Committee Chair, Clarence Otis, Jr

Clarence Otis

At Verizon, we’ve been building and advancing digital infrastructure and solutions for decades. Building a more connected community for all is what we do best.

Meet our independent Lead Director, M. Frances Keeth

Fances Keeth Video

In discussing governance at Verizon, independent Lead Director M. Frances Keeth, says, “The Verizon Board is committed to maintaining the highest standards of corporate governance, guided by our core values of integrity, responsibility and accountability in all we do.”

Committees and charters

Board oversight is effected through our four standing committees: audit, corporate governance and policy, finance, and human resources. Each committee oversees the management of company risks that fall within its unique areas of responsibility and has a written charter that defines the specific responsibilities of that committee.

Audit committee

Gregory G. Weaver is the committee chair.  Members include:  Shellye L. Archambeau, M. Frances Keeth, Clarence Otis, Jr., Kathryn A. Tesija and Gregory D. Wasson.

Corporate governance and policy committee

M. Frances Keeth is the committee chair. Members include: Shellye L. Archambeau, Richard L. Carrión, Rodney E. Slater and Kathryn A. Tesija.

Finance committee

Richard L. Carrión is the committee chair. Members include: Mark T. Bertolini, M. Frances Keeth, Karl-Ludwig Kley and Clarence Otis, Jr.

Human resources committee

Clarence Otis, Jr. is the committee chair. Members include: Richard L. Carrión, Melanie L. Healey, Rodney E. Slater and Gregory D. Wasson.

Proud of our values and principles.

2017 Corporate Responsibility Report

Learn more about our mission to give humans the ability to do more in this world. 


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