WomenCorporateDirectors Takes Action during Women’s History Month to Move Women into Board Seats Globally


The Americas – Directors from throughout the Americas will convene in Palm Beach, FL on March 9 at WCD’s first-everAmericas Institute, with this year’s program focusing on Latin America and its growing priority for corporate boards. KPMG is lead sponsor of the event. Lars Thunell, CEO of the World Bank’s IFC, will deliver the keynote address at the event’s luncheon, and the slate of speakers and panelists includes: Sherry Barrat, Vice Chairman of Northern Trustand director of NextEra Energy, Inc.; Toti Graham, director of Interbank, Quimica Suiza, Grupo Salud del Peru, ENFOCA SAFI, Corferias del Pacifico, and Red i3; Janet Clarke, director of Cox Communications, eFunds Corporation, ExpressJet Airlines Inc., and Asbury Automotive Group Inc.; P. Michael McKinley, U.S. Ambassador to Bogota, Colombia, and former U.S. Ambassador to Peru; Lillian Garcia, EVP & AVP Argentina, Colombia, Venezuela & Ecuador, and Uruguay for Tupperware Brands Corporation; Madeleine L. Champion, director of Fresh Del Monte Produce, Inc., and Citizens Republic Bancorp Inc.; Julie Roberts, director of Calgon Carbon Corporation; Maria Sastre, director ofPublix Super Markets, Inc., and Darden Restaurants; and Steve Odland, director of General Mills.

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