The Network of
Executive Women thanked outgoing Board Chair Michelle Gloeckler, senior vice
president, home for Walmart US, at the Leadership Summit general session this
and CEO Joan Toth presented flowers to Gloeckler, who received a standing
"It has been my honor, my
pleasure and a sheer delight to serve the organization,” Gloeckler said. "All
those thinking about getting involved: It's a good thing to do.”
turn, recognized NEW Director of Operations Nathalia Granger for her contributions
to the Network’s success. Afterward, everyone in the audience was gifted with a
scarf emblazoned with the NEW logo.
"We're committed to supporting women on every level, on every step of
their career journey,” newly elected Board Chair Catherine Lindner told the
crowd of 1,000. "Women are a key part of the future of our industry.
When we unleash the power of women, it not only benefits us, it benefits the
men we work with.
"The Network’s 6,700 members have the power to
help each other, when we work together, not apart. Diversity is something not
to be managed, but embraced.”