Good News from Directors & Boards 35th Anniversary Issue

41% of new board appointments July - Sept, 2011 were women.

What can you learn from these women who joined boards in 2011?
  • Aaron's Inc added Cynthia Day, SEVP and COO of Citizens
  • Altera Corp added Elisha Finney, Corporate SVP and CFO Varian Medial Systems
  • Ambassadors Group, Inc added Nilofer Merchant, business strategist
  • Cabot Corp added Sue Rataj, retired BP executive
  • Dana Holding, Corp added Virginia Kamsky, Chair and CEO Kamsky Associates
  • DELL added Janet Clark EVP, Treasurer and CFO of Marathon Oil
  • Delta Airlines added Shirley Franklin Chair and CEO Purpose Built Communities, Inc.
  • EBay added Katie Mitic, leader of platform and mobile marketing at Facebook
  • Francesca's Holdings Corp added Patricia Bender, EVP and Director of Leasing Weingarten Realty
  • G-III Apparel Group added Cheryl Vitali, worldwide general manager Kiehl's
  • GAP added Bella Goren, SVP and CFO AMR Corp
  • Huntsman Corp added Mary C. Beckerle, CEO Huntsman Cancer Institute
  • IAC/InteractiveCorp added Chelsea Clinton and Sonali DeRycker partner Accel Partners
  • Immunocellular Therapeutics Ltd added Helen Kim, chief business officer NGM Biopharmaceuticals
  • Interpublic Group added Dawn Hudson, vice chair Parthenon Group
  • Jack in the Box added Madeleine Kleiner
  • JetBlue added Ellen Jewett, managing director BMO Capital Markets
  • Kensey Nash added Lisa Earnhardt, president and CEO Intersect Ent
  • Kior Inc added Condoleezza Rice
  • Kraton Performance Pllymers added Anna Cheng Catalano
  • Magellan Health Services added Mary Sammons, former CEO and current chair RiteAid
  • Marathon Oil added Linda Cook, retired exec director of Shell
  • Marathon Petroleum Corp added Donna James, managing director Lardon & Associates
  • Netgear added Barbara Scherer, SVP and CFO Plantronics
  • Network Engines added Patricia Suelts, former CEO of LogLogic Inc
  • Nordstrom added Michelle Ebanks, president Essence Communications
  • Patterson Companies added Jody Feragen EVP and CFO Hormel
  • Oclaro Inc added Marissa Peterson, retired EVP Sun Microsystems
  • Peoples Bancorp added Susan Rector, principal SZD
  • Piper Jaffray added Hope Woodhouse, former COO of Bridgewater Associates
  • Radioshack added Julie Dobson, chair TeleBright
  • Regions Financial Corp added Ruth Ann Marshall, retired president of Americas MasterCard
  • SABA Software added Nora Denzel, SVP of Marketing
  • Tupperware added Susan Cameron, former chair and CEO Reynolds American
  • UPS added Candace Kendle, former chair and CEO Kendle International Inc
  • VIAD added margaret Pederson, president Amerexx
  • West Marine added Christiana Smith Shi, VP and COO, Nike
  • Xerox added Sara Martinex Tucker former Undersecretary of Dept of Education
If you know them, send along congratulations - a great networking exercise.

Girl Scouts as a pipeline to leadership for: Jill Abramson, Exec Editor NYTimes; Drew Gilpin Faust, president, Harvard University; Lois Juliber, retired vice chair and COO, Colgate-Palmolive; Janet Napolitano, Secretary of US Dept Homeland Security and more...

Lead ON!
Susan Colantuono is CEO of Leading Women and author of No Ceiling, No Walls.
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