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In the light of corporate financial scandals, there is an increasing attention on corporate governance issues. The investors look for emerging economies to diversify their investment portfolios to exhaust the possibilities of returns. This paper examines the impact of corporate governance variables on firms’ performance. This Research found that there is a direct positive relationship between profitability measured either by Earnings per share (EPS) or Return on assets (ROA) and corporate governance, also have a positive direct relationship between each of liquidity, dividend per share, and the size of the company with corporate governance, finally the study found a positive direct relationship between corporate governance and corporate performance. Various studies have been conducted in developing countries including Pakistan to investigate the relationship among corporate governance and firm performance. This study indicates that corporate governance can be measured through the following elements.
(1) board size (2) Female Member (3) CEO duality (4) Education of Directors (5) Board working experience(6) independent directors (7) board compensation (8) Board ownership (9) Audit committee (10) Board composition(11)Leadership Structure