AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Jim Murren, Chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International, Joins The Corporate Responsibility Officers Association as Executive Chairman of the Board of Trustees


The Corporate Responsibility Officers Association (CROA) announced in


October that Jim Murren, Chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International, will join the CROA as the Executive Chairman of the Board of Trustees.


"I have been involved with CROA for a number of years, during which it has matured into a true professional society for CR practitioners, senior executives and c-suite officers," said Elliot Clark, CROA Treasurer and Chairman and CEO, SharedXpertise. "Jim is a natural choice to lead our board, particularly on the heels of his recent recognition by CR Magazine as CEO of the Year. He will be instrumental as we reach out to responsible c-suite officers."


An integral part of the CROA, The Board of Trustees is the governing body of the CROA whose primary objectives are to promote the practice and profession of corporate responsibility as a driver of business and social value. The Board of Trustees helps set the overall direction of the Advisory Board and the Association, ensuring that both act on their mission to provide value to members and society.


Additional CROA Board of Trustees members include:

  • Vice Chair Pete Sherrard, Sustainability Data Manager, Duke Energy Corp.
  • Treasurer Elliot Clark, Chairman & CEO, SharedXpertise
  • Secretary Niki Kelley, Manager - CSR Program Office, Campbell Soup Company
  • Executive Director Allie Williams, Vice President of Membership, SharedXpertise
  • Executive Committee Member Richard Crespin, Senior Fellow, US Chamber of Commerce Foundation


"I'm delighted to join a team of leading CR practitioners, senior executives and c-suite, who are also passionate about improving the role of business in society," said Jim Murren, Chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International. "CROA is an extremely important organization with a mission that is significant to professionals who value corporate responsibility and sustainability."