NEW unveils slate of seven Board nominees
Monday, August 10, 2015
Posted by: Barbara Francella
The Network of Executive Women has released a slate of two
new faces and five current Board members nominated for officer and director positions
on the Network's 2015-2016 Board.
First-time nominees for the position of
NEW Board director at-large are Carmen Bauza, senior vice president and general
merchandising manager, consumables and health and wellness for Wal-Mart Stores
Inc., and Nicola Johnson, principal, Consumer & Industrial Products
Practice at Deloitte Consulting LLC.
NEW Vice Chair Karen Stuckey, senior vice president of softlines
and general merchandise sourcing for Wal-Mart Stores, is nominated for the position
of Board Chair, currently held by Betsy Hosick, general manager, procurement, downstream,
midstream and services at Chevron Corporation. Hosick is nominated for the
position of immediate past Board chair. Board Director At-Large Sue Sears, vice
president of global diversity and inclusion at Kimberly-Clark Corporation, is
nominated to the role of education and research chair.
Rounding out the slate of nominees are incumbent Regional
Advisory Chair Marla Thompson, senior vice president of U.S. Strategy at Catalina,
and incumbent Board Director At-Large Tammy DeBoer, senior vice president of merchandising
for Family Dollar Stores Inc.
In making its selections, the nominating committee,
consisting of past and present Network officers, evaluated each applicant's
involvement in NEW, achievements in diversity and inclusion, and ability to
advance the Network's mission.
members have an opportunity to vote on the slate on Oct. 1, 2015 at the annual Members Meeting held during
the NEW Leadership Summit in
allow NEW members to submit a petition for other nominees signed by at least