Comcast Appoints Children's Hospital CEO Madeline Bell to the Board of Directors
Madeline Bell was appointed to Comcast Corporation's Board of Directors. Bell has been the President and CEO of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia since July 2015 and, prior to that, had been its President and COO since 2010.
Capital One Appoints Former Amazon CISO to Board
American bank holding company Capital One Financial Corporation announced that Tom Killalea, an experienced technological innovator, and the former Chief Information Security Officer at Amazon.com, to a newly created seat on the Board. Killalea has been an advisor to private technology-driven companies since November 2014. He also serves on the boards of Orreco and of MongoDB, and is on the Advisory Board of Profitero.
Former Governor Joins Oil & Gas Exploration Company
Continental Resources appointed former North Dakota Governor Ed Schafer, 65, to its Board. Schafer was elected North Dakota's 30th governor in 1992 and served for two terms. In 2008, he was nominated and confirmed as the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. During his term as governor, Schafer also served as Chairman of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission, which is comprised of all energy-producing states. Before his political service, he was the President of Gold Seal, a distributor of household products. Schafer was also the co-founder and CEO of Extend America, a telecommunications company focused on rural connectivity in the Midwest.
JP Morgan Exec on Philip Morris Board
Philip Morris International named Kalpana Morparia, 58, to its Board of Directors. Currently, Morparia serves as JP Morgan’s India CEO. She also sits on the board of Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, an integrated global pharma company, and CMC, a leading Indian systems engineering and integration company. Before joining JP Morgan, Morparia was MD of ICICI Bank, India’s second largest bank. She also served as Vice Chair of ICICI’s Insurance and Asset Management Business. She was named one of "The 50 Most Powerful Women in International Business" by Fortune Magazine in 2008.