DIRECTORS ROSTER: A quarterly record of new director appointments.


The Directors & Boards Directors Roster--a quarterly record of new director appointments--is compiled from public and private sources by directors & boards' Roster Editor Barbara Wenger, and is sponsored by Heidrick & Struggles. Please forward your director appointments to

Submission of new director announcements are welcome from all sources, including executive recruiters, corporate communications staff, and directors themselves.


Rock Hill, SC

has added to its board

John J. Tracy

Tracy served as chief technology officer and SVP of Engineering, Operations and Technology at The Boeing Co. from 2006 until his retirement in 29016. Previously, he was VP of Engineering and Mission Assurance for Boeing Integrated Defense Systems, after serving in increasing roles at Hercules, McDonnell Douglas and Boeing since 1979.

3D Systems provides 3D printing products and services. Revenues are $637 million


North Chicago, IL

has added to its board

John G. Stratton

EVP & Pres. Global Operations

Verizon Communications Inc.

New York, NY

Named to his current position in 2015, he is responsible for overseeing and growing Verizon's established businesses. He joined A Verizon predecessor company, Bell Atlantic Mobile, in 1993 and with the creation of Verizon Wireless in 2000, he was named president, Northwest area.

Abbott is a medical products and pharmaceutical company. Revenues are $22 billion.


Atlanta, GA

has added to its board

Mary Winston


WinsCo Enterprises Inc.

San Dimas, CA

President of WinsCo Enterprises, a consulting firm providing financial and board governance advisory services since 2016, previously, she was EVP and CFO of Family Dollar Stores, SVP and CFO for Giant Eagle Inc. and EVP and CFO for Scholastic Corp.

Acuity Brands produces lighting components for commercial, industrial, and residential applications. Revenues are $3 billion.


Ponte Vedra, FL

has added to its board

Tanuja Dehne

She held a number of corporate leadership positions at NRG Energy, including chief administrative officer and chief of staff from 2014 to 2016, and SVP of Human Resources from 2011 to 2014. Previously served as deputy general counsel and corporate secretary for NRG and practiced corporate and securities law at Saul Ewing LLP. Also appointed to the Board was Renae Conley, CEO of ER Solutions LLC

Advanced provides non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, recycling, and disposal services. Revenues $1 billion.


Duluth, GA

has added to its board

Suzanne Clark

Sr. Exec. Vice President

U.S Chamber of Commerce

Washington, DC

Prior to re-joining the U.S. Chamber in 2014, where she had previously served as COO, she acquired and led a prominent financial information boutique, Potomac Research Group (PRG). In 2007, she was president of the National Journal Group, a provider of information, news and analysis for Washington's political and policy communities.

AGCO manufactures agricultural equipment and replacement parts. Revenues are $7 billion.


Detroit, MI

has added to its board

Kevin Penn

Managing Director

American Securities LLC

New York, NY

He joined American Securities in 2009, and has been appointed to the board of American Axle in accordance with terms of a stockholders' agreement between the two firms. Previously, he founded and led ACI Capital Co. LLC, and was EVP and CIO for a family investment office, First Spring Corp.

American Axle is a supplier of drivetrain systems and related components. Revenues are $4 billion.


Boston, MA

has added to its board

Grace D. Lieblein

She retired as VP-Global Quality of General Motors Corp. in 2015 after a career of 37 years with the company. She was the first woman to be president and managing director of GM Mexico and later was named president and managing director of GM Brazil.

American Tower is a real estate investment trust that owns and operates wireless and broadcast communications sites. Revenues are $6 billion.


Houston, TX

has added to its board

Rene R. Joyce

Joyce was CEO of Targa Resources Corp. between 2005 and 2011, and currently serves as its director. Previously, he was president of onshore pipeline operations of Coral Energy LLC, a subsidiary of Shell Oil Co.

Apache is an independent energy company. Revenues are $6 billion.


Minneapolis, MN

has added to its board

Lloyd E. Johnson

From 2004 until his retirement in 2015, he was global managing director, finance and internal audit, for Accenture Corp. Previously, he led M&A, internal controls and audit for Delphi Automotive, and served as VP, finance and audit at Emerson Electric Corp.

Apogee develops glass products and services for the architectural and automotive industries. Revenues are $1 billion.


Chicago, IL

has added to its board

Suzan F. Harrison

President, Global Oral Care

Colgate-Palmolive Co.

New York, NY

A 33-year veteran at Colgate-Palmolive, she is in her present position since 2012. Previously, she was president of Hill's Pet Nutrition Inc., a Colgate subsidiary, and has held several senior level positions including president of Commercial Business Analytics, and VP of Worldwide Shopper Marketing.

ADM provides agricultural commodities and products. Revenues are $68 billion.


New York, NY

has added to its board

James F. Albaugh

Currently a senior adviser to Perella Weinberg Partners, he was a senior adviser to The Blackstone Group from 2012 to mid-2016. He had a 37-year career at Boeing Co., holding such leadership positions as CEO of the commercial airplane business. In accordance with an agreement with a major shareholder, Elliott Management Corp., Christopher Ayers, Elmer Doty, and Ms. Patrice Merrin were appointed to the board of Arconic Inc.

Arconic provides lightweight metals of aluminum, titanium, and nickel. Revenues are $13 billion.


New York, NY

has added to its board

Charles "Chuck" Robbins

CEO & Director

Cisco Systems Inc.

San Jose, CA

In his current role since 2015, he leads an Executive Leadership Team focused on Cisco's vision to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. In over 18 years at Cisco, he was SVP of Worldwide Field Operations, SVP of The Americas, and SVP of U.S. Enterprise, Commercial and Canada.

BlackRock is an investment management company. Revenues are $11 billion.


Louisville, KY

has added to its board

Kathleen M. Gutmann

Chief Sales & Solutions Officer

United Parcel Service (UPS)

Atlanta, GA

In her current position since 2014, she is a member of the UPS executive committee and oversees the UPS Store and UPS Capital business units globally. She joined UPS in 1989 and has served in various sales and marketing roles, including SVP of Worldwide Sales & Solutions.

Brown-Forman makes and markets alcoholic beverages. Revenues are $3 billion.


Dallas, TX

has added to its board

David A. Barr

Managing Director

Warburg Pincus LLC

New York, NY

He joined Warburg Pincus in 2000 and serves as its co-head of Consumer, Industrial and Business Services and is a member of the Executive Management Group. Previousy, he was a managing director at Butler Capital.

Builders FirstSource provides building materials, manufactured component and construction services. Revenues are $6 billion.


Richmond, VA

has added to its board

Sona Chawla


Kohls Corporation

Menominee Falls, WI

In her present position since 2015, she was president of Digital and chief marketing officer at Walgreens from 2014 to 2015. Previously, she was Walgreen's president of E-commerce, and held executive positions with Dell Inc. and Wells Fargo's Internet Services Group.

CarMax is a retailer of used vehicles. Revenues are $17 billion.


Peoria, IL

has added to its board

Rayford Wilkins

During his more than 30-year career at AT&T, he served as chirman and president of AT&T International Inc., and was CEO of Diversified Businesses, including AT&T Interactive, AT&T Advertising Solutions, customer information services and the consumer wireless initiative in India.

Caterpillar manufactures construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, and industrial turbines. Revenues are $39 billion.


Los Angeles, CA

has added to its board

Beth F. Cobert

She served as Acting Director of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management from 2015 to early 2017 and as Deputy Director for Management of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget from 2013 to 2015. Previously, she was a senior partner at McKinsey & Co.

CBRE is a global commercial real estate services and investment company. Revenues are $13 billion.


Fort Myers, FL

has added to its board

Deborah L. Kerr

EVP-Chief Product and Technology Officer

Sabre Holdings Corp.

Southlake, TX

In her current position since 2013. She previously had senior leadership roles at Fair Isaac Corp. (FICO), a provider of analytics and decision management technology, Hewlett-Packard, Peregrine Systems, and a 10-year tenure with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Chicos is a speciality retailer of clothing, jewelry and accessories. Revenues are $2 billion.


Piano, TX

has added to its board

Nancy S. Loewe

She most recently served as CFO for Kimberly-Clark International and prior to that was Chief Strategy Officer and Global Treasurer for Kimberly-Clark Corp. She was VP and CFO of Frito Lay North America, and previously held numerous financial positions during her 20-year tenure at GE.

Cinemark is engaged in the motion picture exhibition business. Revenues are $3 billion.


New York, NY

has added to its board

Sabine Chalmers

Chief Legal Officer

Anheuser-Busch InBev.

St. Louis, MO

She has served as chief legal and corporate affairs officer, company secretary and a member of the...

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