NextUp has named three new members to its board of directors effective 2023. Joining the NextUp Board of Directors are Sarah Dodd, SVP Global Merchandising, Lowe’s Companies, Inc.; Sri Rajagopalan, Chief Customer Officer, General Mills; and Libby Saylor Wright, COO US Retail & Consumer Goods, Microsoft.
CHICAGO, May 22, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — NextUp has named three new members to its board of directors effective 2023. Joining the NextUp Board of Directors are Sarah Dodd, SVP Global Merchandising, Lowe’s Companies, Inc.; Sri Rajagopalan, Chief Customer Officer, General Mills; and Libby Saylor Wright, COO US Retail & Consumer Goods, Microsoft.
“Sarah, Sri, and Libby bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to our board,” said Lisa Baird, NextUp CEO and President, “adding to the incredible depth of skill NextUp is so lucky to have guiding our mission. Our board is the north star of our organization, ensuring we fulfill the potential of our mission to Advance All Women in Business.”
The NextUp board of directors 2023 Executive Committee will include: 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, Senior Vice President, Pantry, Walmart US, Walmart.
The 2023 NextUp board committee chairs will be: Audit Chair Christina Bieniek, Chief Commercial Officer, Deloitte Consulting, LLP; Strategic Value Co-Chair Dagmar Boggs; Regional Advisory Chair Marla Daudelin, SVP, Sales, PepsiCo; Finance Chair Beth Marrion; Strategic Value Co-Chair Melody Richard; 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 2023, NextUp’s 2022 Directors-At-Large will be: Chau Banks, SVP, Chief Information and Enterprise Analytics Officer, The Clorox Company; Wendy Davidson, President, CEO, and Board Director, The Hain Celestial Group; Veronica Fernandez, Senior Vice President, Regional Head – North America Business Solutions, Visa Inc.; Tonya Herring, Senior Vice President, Omnichannel Development, Peapod Digital Labs; Valerie Jabbar, Senior Vice President of Retail Divisions, The Kroger Company; Diana Marshall, Executive Vice President, Operations – Southwest Business Unit Leader, Walmart U.S.; Andi Marston, SVP, Corporate and Global Human Resources, Target; Mike Theilmann; and Libby Wright, Chief of Staff, Operations Leader, Microsoft.
NextUp board members completing their terms are Al Dominguez, formerly of Kimberly-Clark, now President, Global Walmart & Sam’s Club President, Global Walmart & Sam’s Club, The Coca-Cola Company; Chris Skyers, formerly of Wakefern, now EVP, Market Performance Group; Jennifer Wilson, SVP Enterprise and Brand Marketing, Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
“We thank Al, Chris, and Jennifer for their contributions to our organization’s success during their terms,” said Baird. “While we’ll miss their insights, we know they remain committed to our organization and the pursuit of our mission.”
For over 20 years, NextUp has been bringing professional women, allies, and corporate partners together to champion gender equity and Advance All Women in Business. Together, we are a powerful, growing community of over 17,000 members and 300+ national corporate partners and regional sponsors. We work to create leadership opportunities, amplify women’s voices in the workplace, and ensure that all women in business can seize opportunities in the now and in the next. To learn more about NextUp, visit nextupisnow.org.
Stuart Claxton, NextUp, 917-348-9213, [email protected]