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      Paul HamesPaul Hames
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      It is extremely important that the Board and management’s roles are clearly understood. At Peninsula Coop the relationships between the Board and the CEO have developed based on trust and understanding, supported by good communication. The strategic direction is developed and agreed to by senior management and the Board. The CEO reports back on an ongoing basis to the Board about the progress of strategic initiatives.

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      Jen BudneyJen Budney
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      Great point, Paul – communication is everything, and it’s very important that a strong relationship of trust exists between the Board (especially the chair) and the CEO. We’ll be getting into this in detail in a later module.

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