Ventas Chairman and CEO Debra A. Cafaro to Accept 2022 Visionary Award for Strategic Leadership from Women Corporate Directors
WCD is the only global membership organization and community of women corporate directors, with 2,500 members serving on 8,500 boards around the world. The Strategic Leadership award is given to a current woman CEO or board chair who demonstrates leadership through innovation, board and management team diversity and the successful pursuit of long-term strategic growth, while developing programs to mentor and promote female employees.
The WCD Visionary Awards celebrate individuals who exhibit an exceptional commitment to diversity, inclusion and women's authority in the boardroom. Cafaro’s unanimous selection recognizes her stellar leadership, sustained company success, ethical standards and focus on industry and community partnerships.
Since being named CEO of Ventas in 1999, Cafaro has driven outsized growth and value creation for shareholders, helping to increase Ventas’s market capitalization from
“This award reflects Ventas’s longstanding commitment to rigorous corporate governance standards, our efforts to drive diversity, equity and inclusion in the boardroom and throughout the Company, and the tremendous work of Ventas employees to deliver decades of outstanding growth and value creation,” said Cafaro. “I’m honored to accept this award on behalf of Ventas directors and my colleagues, and I congratulate the other honorees on their accomplishments and success.”