From the Editor...

December 20, 2021

From the Editor...


Today is the first day of our annual winter break, so we're here to say goodbye for now and that we hope you had a lovely Hanukkah, if that's what you celebrate, and if the holiday you celebrate is yet to come, Happy Winter Solstice tomorrow, Merry Christmas in just a few days, Happy Boxing Day/St. Stephen's Day, Happy Kwanzaa, and, of course, Happy New Year!


Before you sign off for the year, don't miss the recent stories we've put out. Just the other day, we wrote about the industry's frustration over the SEC's delay in naming a permanent director of the Division of Investment Management. We've also reported on a new member of the T. Rowe Price Funds board and two new directors at Transamerica Funds


If you're thinking about what to think about in 2022, we've got a 10 Things... list for you. It's worth having on hand when you're putting together agendas for next year's board meetings.


And finally, don't miss our exclusive interview with Hassell McClellan, independent chairman of John Hancock Funds. He provides a great perspective on how to approach recruiting and succession planning. 


Here's to a great New Year ahead! Dan and I are wishing you all the very best in 2022—and wishing peace and good health the world over. Stay well, and enjoy the holidays and, hopefully, a much-deserved rest. We hope to see (in person!) you next year!


For now,


Hillary Jackson, founding editor



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