Network of Executive Women (NEW) Board of Directors appoints new board chair, adds three new executives

CHICAGO, Jan. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The Network of Executive Women has named three new members to its board of directors effective 2022, and a new board chair, Abbe Luersman, Executive Vice President, Chief People Officer, Otis Worldwide Corporation.

Joining the NEW Board of Directors are Wendy Davidson, President, Americas, Glanbia Performance Nutrition; Al Dominguez, Vice President Customer Development-Walmart. Inc., Kimberly-Clark Corporation; and Veronica Fernandez, SVP, Regional Head – North America Business Solutions, Visa, Inc.

“Abbe’s years of service on the board have shown, again and again, her commitment to our mission of advancing all women in business,” said NEW President and CEO Sarah Alter. “And our three new Directors At-Large, Wendy, Al, and Veronica bring expertise that will help guide us in a year of thrilling change for NEW. We are honored to have these individuals at the helm in 2022.”

The NEW board of directors welcomes an all-new Executive Committee: Immediate Past Chair Monica Turner, President – North America, Procter & Gamble; Vice Chair Dagmar Boggs, Chief Customer Officer for the North America Operating Unit (NAOU), The Coca-Cola Company; Treasurer Beth Marrion, Senior Managing Director, Global Retail Consulting Practice, Accenture; and Secretary Melody Richard, Merchandising VP, Pets, Walmart.

The 2022 NEW board committee chairs will be Audit Chair Christina Bieniek, Chief Commercial Officer, Deloitte Consulting, LLP; Strategic Value Chair Dagmar Boggs; Regional Advisory Chair Marla Daudelin, SVP, Sales with PepsiCo; Technology Chair Nicola Johnson, Principal, Consumer & Industrial Products Practice, Deloitte Consulting; Finance Chair Beth Marrion; Compensation Chair Mike Theilmann, EVP, Chief Human Resources Officer, Albertsons Companies; and Governance Chair Monica Turner.

In addition to the three Directors joining the board in 2022, NEW’S 2022 Directors-At-Large will be Chau Banks, SVP, Chief Information and Enterprise Analytics Officer, The Clorox Company; Valerie Jabbar, Senior Vice President of Retail Divisions, The Kroger Company; Diana Marshall, Executive Vice President, Southwest Operations, Walmart; Andi Marston, SVP, Corporate and Global Human Resources, Target; Chris Skyers, Vice President, Own Brands, Wakefern Food Corp.; Mike Theilmann; and Jen Wilson, SVP Brand Marketing Lowe’s.
NEW board members completing their terms are Chris Baker, SVP and Head of Retail North America, Visa; Cassandra Johnson, EVP of Global Customer Care & Vendor Management Office for Google Devices & Services; Ellen Siebenborn-Forsyth; Kim Underhill; and Lisa Walsh, Operating Advisor, Atlantic Street Capital Advisors, Inc.

“We are forever grateful for the longtime support of Lisa Walsh,” said Alter. “Lisa helped make NEW what it is today, and it’s no exaggeration to say it would not be the organization it is without her. We will also miss Chris, Cassandra, Ellen, and Kim, and we thank them for their hard work and devotion to our mission.”

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