Active Member of Board of Directors
Apple Hospitality REIT, Inc.(since February 2018): NYSE (APLE) real estate investment trust owns one of the largest portfolios of upscale, rooms-focused hotels in the U.S., with a portfolio of 220 hotels with more than 29,000 guest rooms, diversified across the Hilton® and Marriott® families of brands. Approximately $4 billion market capitalization. Chair of Nominating and Governance Committee.
LKQ Corp. (since March 2012): An S&P 500 Company, $14 billion provider of alternative and specialty parts to repair and accessorize automobiles and other vehicles. Revenue is evenly split between Europe and the U.S. Serve as a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee and Chair of the Audit Committee. Approximately $14 billion market capitalization.
a $7 billion global provider of a variety of consumer and industrial packaging and packaging supply chain services with operations in 34 countries, serving many of the world’s best-known brands. In business for more than 120 years, Sonoco keenly focuses on Sustainability and the committment to our purpose of Better Packaging. Better Life. Approximately $6 billion market capitalization. Chair the Financial Policy Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.
a privately held company Fulfilling Lives, Every Day. 39% of Wawa is owned by its ESOP, established in 1992. Value per share since joining the board grew from $48 to $2647 as of August 1, 2022, excelling in retail foodservice and gasoline fuel sales since 1999. Chairperson of the Compensation Committee for 14 years, then Nominating/Governance committee for 4 years and currently Chair of the Finance Committee. Forbes ranks the company as the 24th largest private U.S. Company with nearly 1000 stores. Stores are located in PA, NJ, DE, MD, VA, FL and DC.
Past Member of several board of directors
Accenture (October 2001 to February 2017): This $33 billion world leader of services in strategy, consulting, digital, technology, and operations has 358,000 people serving 120 countries. Chairman of the Audit Committee since the company went public in 2001 until February 2011 and continued to serve as a member of Audit and Nominating/Governance committees until 2017. Approximately $79 billion market capitalization.
Viacom (April 2010 to February 2017): This $14 billion media company has a reach of 700 million households worldwide that includes 170 channels and 430 digital media properties in 160 countries as well as Paramount Pictures, the nation’s oldest film studio. Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Compensation as well as Nominating and Governance Committees. Approximately $20 billion market capitalization. Merged with CBS in December 2019.
The Travelers Companies, Inc. (July 2003 to May 2011): This $14 billion media company has a reach of 700 million households worldwide that includes 170 channels and 430 digital media properties in 160 countries as well as Paramount Pictures, the nation’s oldest film studio. Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Compensation as well as Nominating and Governance Committees. Approximately $20 billion market capitalization. Merged with CBS in December 2019.
Pepsi Bottling Group (March 2002 to February 2010): This $15 billion distributor of beverages in the US and select foreign markets including Russia, Turkey, and Mexico, was acquired by PepsiCo in February 2010. Served as Chairman of the Audit Committee, and as a member of the Compensation Committee. Served on the Independent Committee evaluating PepsiCo’s offer, increasing it from $29.50 to $37.50 per share.
Lafarge North America (May 2004 to May 2006): This $4.3 billion leading provider of construction materials (aggregates, concrete, asphalt) and largest cement manufacturer in North America was acquired by Lafarge SA after a hostile tender offer for the remaining 43% of shares outstanding. Served on the Independent Committee evaluating the offer, increasing the price paid by 44%. Served on Audit and Compensation Committees.