DIRECTORS ROSTER: A quarterly record of new director appointments.


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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 Diversified Search.

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New York, N.Y.

added to its board

LeighAnne Baker

Sr. Corp. VP & CHRO

Cargill Inc.

Minneapolis, Minn.

Baker has been in her current position since 2014. Previously, she served as EVP and CHRO of Hertz Global Holdings Inc., and SVP of global human resources for The Reynolds 8c Reynolds Co.

ABM is a facility management company with services that include janitorial, security and clinical engineering. Revenues are $6 billion.


Boca Raton, Fla.

added to its board

Tracey Griffin


Kendra Scott Design Inc.

Austin, Texas

Griffin has been in her current position since 2018. Previously, she was CFO of PANDORA Americas, a global jewelry brand, following her tenure as CAO. She served as a senior partner at McKinsey 8c Co.

ADT provides monitored security, interactive home and business automation, and related monitoring services. Revenues are $4 billion.


Chicago, Ill.

added to its board

Donna J. Hrinak


Boeing Latin America

Miami, Fla.

Hrinak serves as a corporate VP of The Boeing Company and has been president of Boeing Latin America since 2014. Previously, she was VP, global public policy and government affairs, for PepsiCo, Inc. She was a career officer in the U.S. Foreign Service and served as U.S. Ambassador to Brazil, Venezuela, Bolivia and the Dominican Republic and was deputy assistant secretary of state for Mexico and the Caribbean.

Adtalem provides educational services. Revenues are $1 billion.


El Segundo, Calif.

added to its board

General Kevin P. Chilton

Chilton retired from a 34-year career with the U.S. Air Force in 2011. Previously, he served as commander of U.S. Strategic Command, commander of Air Force Space Command, director of Air Force Programs and assistant vice chief of staff for the Air Force. He also served 11 years as a NASA astronaut, where he flew as commander of STS-76.

Aerojet Rocketdyne provides aerospace and defense products and systems. Revenues are $2 billion.


Indianapolis, Ind.

added to its board

Carolann I. Haznedar

Haznedar held various executive positions with E.I. duPont de Nemours & Co. from 1981 until her retirement in 2016. Most recently she served as SVP Americas, DuPont performance materials.

Allison manufactures transmissions for commercial and defense vehicles. Revenues are $3 billion.


New York, N.Y.

added to its board

Frank J. Biondi, Jr.

Sr. Managing Director

WaterView Advisors LLC

New York, N.Y.

Biondi has held his present position since 1999. From 1996 to 1998 he was chairman and CEO of Universal Studios Inc. Previously, he served as president and CEO of Viacom Inc. AMC owns and operates cable television channels. Revenues are $3 billion.


Detroit, Mich.

added to its board

Herbert K. Parker

Parker retired from Harman International in 2017 as EVP, operational excellence. He joined Harman in 2008 as EVP and CFO. Previously, he served in various senior financial positions with ABB LTD, a global power and technology company.

Sandra E. Pierce

Sr. EVP, Private Client Group

Huntington Bancshares Inc.

Columbus, Ohio

Pierce joined Huntington in 2016 after the merger with FirstMerit Corp. where she served as chairman and CEO of FirstMerit Michigan. Previously, she was president and CEO of Charter One Bank Michigan.

American Axle is a supplier of drivetrain systems and related components. Revenues are $7 billion.


Mahwah, N.J.

added to its board

Carrie W. Teffner


Crocs Inc.

Niwot, Colo.

Teffner is in her current position since 2015. Prior to joining Crocs, she was EVP and CFO at PetSmart Inc. and at Weber-Stephen Products.

Ascena is a specialty retailer of women's clothing, shoes and accessories. Revenues are $7 billion.


Chattanooga, Tenn.

added to its board

Brad Southern

CEO & Director

Louisiana-Pacific Corp.

Nashville, Tenn.

Southern has served as CEO of Louisiana-Pacific since 2016. He joined the company in 1999 and led the siding business before taking the lead for OSB operations.

Astee provides equipment and components for the road building, aggregate, mining and energy industries. Revenues are $1 billion.


Dallas, Texas

added to its board

Sean Donohue


Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

DFW Airport, Texas

Donohue is in his current position since 2013. Previously, he served for three years as the COO for Virgin Australia Airlines, and served for 25 years with United Airlines.

Diana J. Walters

Founder & Managing Partner

575 Grant LLC

North Salem, N.Y.

Walters founded 575 Grant LLC in 2014. Previously, she served as CFO of Tatham Offshore Inc., president, treasurer and CFO of Liberty Metals & Mining Holdings LLC.

Atmos is a natural gas distributor. Revenues are $3 billion.


New York, N.Y.

added to its board

Irwin D. Simon

Founder, President & CEO

Hain Celestial Group Inc.

Lake Success, N.Y.

Simon founded Hain Celestial, an organic and natural products company, in 1993. He currently is on the board of MDC Partners Inc., and serves on the board of trustees of Tulane University.

Barnes & Noble operates more than 630 bookstores in 50 states. Revenues are $4 billion.


Deerfield, III.

added to its board

Patricia B. Morrison

Morrison retired in 2018 as EVP of customer support services and CIO at Cardinal Health Inc. She previously was EVP and chief information officer for Motorola Solutions Inc. and Office Depot Inc.

Amy M. Wendell

Senior Adviser

Perella Weinberg Partners

New York, N.Y.

Wendell is in her current position since 2016. She also is a senior adviser for McKinsey and Company. From 1986 to 2015 she held executive positions at Covidien PLC and its predecessors, Tyco Healthcare and Kendall Healthcare Products.

Baxter is a global healthcare company. Revenues are $11 billion.


Winston-Salem, N.C.

added to its board

Patrick C. Graney

Graney is the founder and president of PCG, Inc., a private investment company. Previously, he owned both Petroleum Products Inc., a fuel distributor, and One Stop Stores, a chain of convenience stores.

Easter A. Maynard

Maynard serves on the board of Investors Management Corp., the parent company of Golden Corral Corp., where she also serves as board chair.

BB&T is a financial services holding company. Revenues are $11 billion.


Herndon, Va.

added to its board

Major General Barbara G. Fast

Fast currently serves as the chairperson of the board of publicly traded American Public Education Inc. She retired from the U.S. Army in 2008 after over 32 years of service, during which she was deputy director, Army Capabilities Integration Center.

Beacon distributes residential and commercial roofing materials and building products. Revenues are $6 billion.


Richfield, Minn.

added to its board

Cindy Kent

President & General Manager


St. Paul, Minn.

Since 2013, Kent has served in her current position for 3M. Previously, she was VP and general manager of the gastro/urology therapies business unit at Medtronic Inc.

Eugene A. Woods

President & CEO

Atrium Health

Charlotte, N.C.

Prior to joining Atrium in 2016, Woods was president and COO of Christus Health. Woods ranked No. 25 on Modern Healthcare's list of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare for 2018.

Best Buy is a retailer of electronics, home-office products, entertainment software, and appliances. Revenues are $43 billion.


Westborough, Mass.

added to its board

Judy L. Werthauser

EVP & Chief People Officer

Domino's Pizza Inc.

Ann Arbor, Mich.

Werthauser is in her current position since 2016. Previously, she was SVP of human resources at Target Corporation. Earlier in her career, she was SVP of human resources for U.S. Bancorp.

BJ's operates 165 wholesale clubs in 16 states. Revenues are $13 billion.


McLean, Va.

added to its board

Michele Flournoy

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

WestExec Advisors

Washington, D.C.

Flournoy is co-founder and former CEO of the bipartisan think tank Center for a New American Security, and served as undersecretary of defense for policy. She is currently a member of the Defense Policy Board, the Council on Foreign Relations and the Aspen Strategy Group, and is a senior fellow at Harvard's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.

Ellen Jewett

Managing Partner

Canoe Point Capital LLC

Jewett is currently managing partner of Canoe Point Capital LLC. Previously, she was managing director and head of U.S. government and infrastructure for BMO's public finance group.

Booz Allen Hamilton provides management consulting and other services to the U.S. government, major corporations, institutions and not-for-profit organizations. Revenues are $6 billion.


Charlotte, N.C.

added to its board

Eileen A. Mallesch

Most recently Mallesch served as SVP and CFO for Nationwide Mutual Fire Insurance Co. Previously, she was SVP and CFO of Genworth Financial Life Insurance Co. and SVP and CFO of General Electric Financial Employer Services Group.

Margaret McCarthy


CVS Health

Woonsocket, R.I.

McCarthy became EVP of CVS Health after the company acquired Aetna. Previously, she served as EVP of technology and operations for Aetna Inc. She was also SVP of...

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