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Tech Executives Join Boards For Lennox, Deckers Brands and Burlington Stores Featured

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Dell CMO Joins Board of Climate Control Solutions Company 

Lennox International, provider of climate control products for the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration markets, named Karen H. Quintos, 56, as a member of its board. Quintos is the SVP and CMO of Dell. She joined Dell in 2000 from Citigroup, where she served as VP of global operations and technology. She also spent 12 years with Merc., where she held a variety of roles in marketing, planning, operations and supply chain. 

Deckers Brands Appoints Google Exec with Experience in Multi-Channel Marketing Platforms to Board

Deckers Brands, a global leader in designing, marketing and distributing innovative footwear, apparel and accessories, appoints Bonita C. Stewart to Board. Stewart is currently VP, Partner Business Solutions, Americas at Google. Previously, she was responsible for strategy and business plan development for Google's automotive, finance, and travel verticals. Before Google, Stewart worked for DaimlerChrysler, where she was Director, Chrysler Group, Interactive Communications; and Director, Chrysler Brand Communications. Earlier, she was Co-Founder, President and COO for Nia Enterprises.

Retailer Appoints Former AOL Marketing Exec as Board Member 

Burlington Stores, the off-price retailer of branded apparel, appoints Frank Cooper III, CMO, Global Consumer Engagement for PepsiCo’s Global Beverages Group to the Company’s Board. Prior to PepsiCo, he was VP, Interactive Marketing at AOL. In 1998, he Co-Founded the Internet company, Urban Box Office Networks, Cooper began his career in marketing at iconic music labels, including Motown and Def Jam Records. Cooper currently serves on the boards of the American Advertising Federation (for which he was Chairman from 2009-2011) and New York-based technology start-up Flyby Media.

Date Range: August 18th - September 22nd 

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Dora Vell is the Managing Partner of Vell Executive Search, a boutique executive search firm in Boston focused on recruiting technology executives and board members. Vell has successfully completed numerous board member and C-level executive searches, including CEOs, COOs, CIOs, and Vice Presidents - at both public and private companies.

Prior to founding the firm in 2005, Vell was a Partner at Heidrick & Struggles' Technology practice for seven years.  Before her career in executive search, she worked at IBM for 11 years, managing software engineering organizations of 100 people and software sales organizations with revenues of $150 million. She has also served as an executive assistant to the CEO of IBM Canada for one year.

Vell holds seven worldwide software patents. She has published several Business of Leadership reports on governance and leadership and has been quoted in numerous articles including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Business Week, Fortune, Agenda Week, MSNBC, Mass High Tech, the OPUS for the World Economic Forum, Boston Business Journal, The Globe & Mail, CIO Magazine, and IEEE. She also has been a featured speaker on leadership at numerous conferences and at Columbia University's MBA program.

Vell is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the Boston CEO Roundtable. She has served on the boards of Framingham State, Entrepreneur's Organization, Goodwill, Mary Centre for developmentally handicapped adults,, and RBC Capital Partners.

She has received an MBA from the University of Toronto, a Master in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo, and a Bachelor in Computer Science from Carleton. She has also completed the MIT Entrepreneurial Master’s program.

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