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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, February 1, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Simon Osborne, Chief Executive of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, has been recognized by Worldwide Who's Who for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in business communications.
ICSA is the professional body for chartered secretaries and a leading authority on corporate governance. Simon qualified first as a solicitor in 1973.
Before taking up his current role, Simon was a freelance governance consultant. In that capacity he acted as the Joint Head of ICSA Board Evaluation, working successfully with a broad range of companies, UK regulators and other organisations. He brings first hand knowledge and understanding of the practical and personal aspects of the operation of boards and how to identify performance improvements.
Until April 2003 Simon's career was in the British railway industry as general counsel, company secretary and main board executive director. From January 2005 until October 2011 (when he became Chief Executive of ICSA), Simon chaired ICSA's Company Secretaries Forum, which comprises mainly company secretaries from FTSE 100 companies. He is a member of the International Corporate Governance Network; and serves on ICGN's Business Ethics and Bylaws & Procedures Committees. He is also a non-executive director of Crown Business Communications Limited - an award winning corporate communications agency - and of its parent, MNN Holdings Limited.
In the voluntary sector Simon is Deputy Chairman of the principal UK railway industry charity, the Railway Benefit Fund. He chairs its Nominations Committee.
For more information about Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, visit http://www.icsaglobal.com.
About Worldwide Who's Who
With over 500,000 members representing every major industry, Worldwide Who's Who is a powerful networking resource that enables professionals to outshine their competition, in part through effective branding and marketing. Worldwide Who's Who employs similar public relations techniques to those utilized by Fortune 500 companies, making them cost-effective for members who seek to take advantage of its career enhancement and business advancement services.
Worldwide Who's Who membership provides individuals with a valuable third-party endorsement of their accomplishments, and gives them the tools needed to brand themselves and their businesses effectively. In addition to publishing biographies in print and electronic form, it offers an online networking platform where members can establish new professional relationships.
For more information, please visit http://www.worldwidewhoswho.com.
Director, Media Relations
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