The article supports the view that in light of profound changes across the industries due to the trends in digitalization and the s.c. "Industry 4.0” an higher focus on board composition and diversity in terms of culture, skills, experiences and competences is becoming critical for strategy re-alignement and risk management and that planning and monitoring for talents in the board will play a key role in addressing the challenges brought forward by new emerging risks and opportunities in a disruptive environment. This conclusion is also confirmed by recent studies and surveys at international level. With regard to Italy, it also shows that listed companies should move forward along the recommendations of the Stock Exchange Corporate Governance standards.


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