Walgreens Boots Alliance EVP and Divisional Head Joins Board of AmerisourceBergen
AmerisourceBergen elected Ornella Barra, EVP of Walgreens Boots Alliance, and President and CEO of Global Wholesale and International Retail to its Board. Prior to her current roles, she was CEO Wholesale and Brands of Alliance Boots, CEO of the Pharmaceutical Wholesale Division of Alliance Boots and before that, Wholesale & Commercial Affairs Director. Barra is Chairman of the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Wholesalers (IFPW) and board member of Assicurazioni Generali. She began her career as a pharmacist in Italy and is Honorary Professor at the University of Nottingham School of Pharmacy.
Michael Kors’ New Director Brings Experience in e-commerce, Digital Marketing and Technology
Michael Kors appointed Jane Thompson has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors. Thompson is currently Co-Founder and Director of The Fusion Labs, a U.K-based digital marketing and e-commerce company, which operates a network of niche e-commerce sites. Prior to that, she was Managing Director, International at IAC/InterActiveCorp, a leading interactive media and Internet company. Thompson held various senior roles at Match.com, including SVP and GM, North America and also worked at Bain. She also serves as Chairman of Mysinglefriend.com and as a director of Listcorp.com.
Williams-Sonoma Elects Gap’s CFO to Board
Williams-Sonoma elected Sabrina Simmons to its Board of Directors. Simmons has served as EVP, CFO, of Gap since January 2008. Simmons joined Gap in 2001, and prior to her current position, she held positions of increasing responsibility from VP and treasurer to EVP. Before coming to Gap, Sabrina was CFO and an executive member of the Board of Sygen International, a British genetics company. Prior to Sygen, Simmons spent five years at Levi Strauss, where she was assistant treasurer. She also spent several years at Hewlett Packard Company and KPMG.
Teradata Adds Cigna’s CMO to Board
Teradata elected Lisa R. Bacus, 49, to its Board of Directors. Bacus is EVP and Global CMO at Cigna. Bacus joined the company in 2013. Before that, she served as EVP and Chief Marketer at American Family, and served in many key roles at Ford, including Director of Global Marketing Strategy, Director of Global Market Research, Head of Marketing for Ford in Mexico, and Brand Manager and Regional Sales Manager for Lincoln.
Convergys Appoints Retired Finance Exec as Director
Convergys appointed Cheryl K. Beebe, 59, as a director. Beebe is retired EVP and CFO of Ingredion Incorporated, a leading global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries. She served in this role from 2010 to 2014. Beebe currently serves on the Board of Directors of Packaging Corporation of America, a box manufacturer for conventional shipping containers, custom-printed corrugated boxes, custom packaging, and retail displays.
Date Range: January 4th - February 7th 2015