Susan Ferris Wyderko, President and CEO of the Mutual Fund Director Fund, interviewed on May 2, 2012.
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1. What’s the Mutual Fund Directors Forum’s mission?
The Forum promotes vigilant, dedicated, well-informed, and well-functioning independent directors and boards through a diverse set of materials and programs. The Forum also provides directors with a voice on issues facing the industry.
2. What traits make a good fund director?
Integrity, intelligence, curiosity, good communication skills, and an ability to listen to and challenge others’ viewpoints in an effective and collegial manner.
3. How do fund directors improve the funds they oversee?