Procter & Gamble Co announced the appointment of Meg Whitman 54, to its board of directors. She first served on the P&G board from 2003 to 2008. She started her career as brand assistant at P&G and later moved to Bain & Co in 1981 where she worked for 8 years reaching the level of VP. She then joined Walt Disney as SVP Marketing and in 1992 accepted a senior position at StrideRite. Whitman held executive positions at Florists' Transworld Delivery (FTD) and Hasboro before taking the position of President and Chief Executive Officer at eBay in 1998. Her leadership enabled eBay to grow from $4.7 million in revenues with 30 employees to $8 billion in sales and 15,000 employees worldwide by the time she retired in 2008. She ran for Governor of California in the 2010 elections.
DIRECTV announced that Lorrie Norrington, 50, has joined its Board of Directors. Ms. Norrington, who is currently a private investor, held various positions at eBay from 2005-2010. She started as President of eBay International in Europe and Asia-Pacific and then took on the position of President of Global Operations, and later President of eBay Marketplaces before stepping down in September 2010. Ms. Norrington previously served as CEO of Shopping.com , an online shopping comparison site acquired by eBay in 2005. Prior to eBay, Ms. Norrington was an officer at Intuit where she led the Quicken and QuickBooks brands and later became an Executive Vice President in the Office of the CEO. She also led a variety of businesses at General Electric Company over a twenty-year period in a broad range of industries, including her last position as an officer of GE and CEO of GE FANUC. She also serves on the Board of McAfee,
Lam Research Corp announced that Kim Perdikou, 52 has joined the company's board of directors. An accomplished technology executive with a proven track record driving innovation, Perdikou currently serves as executive vice president, Office of the CEO at Juniper Networks. She has been with Juniper for more than 10 years. Before joining Juniper as chief information officer, she served as CIO at Women.com, and has been recognized as one of Computerworld Magazine's Premier 100 IT leaders.