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NEW names three industry leaders to Board

Thursday, September 29, 2016  
Posted by: Barbara Francella
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 NEW Board members came together at the NEW Leadership Summit 2016 in Orlando.

The Network of Executive Women elected three new members to its Board of Directors at the NEW’s 2016 members meeting at the NEW Leadership Summit, Sept. 29, 2016 in Orlando.

Joining the NEW Board as directors at-large are Dagmar Boggs, president, 7-Eleven global team at The Coca-Cola Company; Elizabeth "Beth” Marrion, managing director, retail for Accenture; and Valerie Oswalt, president of US sales at Mondelēz International. Their terms begin Jan. 1, 2017.

Dagmar, Elizabeth and Valerie are committed to gender diversity and inclusion in their own organizations and throughout the retail and consumer industry,” said NEW President and CEO Joan Toth. "We’re very fortunate to have their experience and passion directed at NEW’s mission to advance women, grow business and transform our industry’s workplace. Their careers and accomplishments are strong examples of the business case for women’s leadership.”

Karen Stuckey re-elected

At the members meeting, NEW Chair Karen Stuckey, senior vice president, private brands, general merchandise for Walmart U.S, was elected to her second term. She thanked six outgoing Board members for their service. Ending their terms on Dec. 31, 2016 will be Sponsorship Chair Margarita Rossi, senior director, customer strategy and solutions, DePuy Synthes at Johnson & Johnson, and Education and Research Chair Sue Sears, formerly vice president, global diversity and inclusion for Kimberly-Clark Corporation. Also completing their Board service are Directors At-Large Meg Ham, president of Food Lion; Dawn Kirk, vice president, sales and operations, Southeast region, Coca-Cola Refreshments for The Coca-Cola Company; Karen Mooney, chief human resources officer for Keystone Foods; and Ginnie Roeglin, formerly senior vice president, eCommerce, publishing and Costco travel for Costco Wholesale Corporation.

NEW, our nearly 10,000 members and more than 100 partners have benefited from the talents of our outgoing Board members,” Toth said. "They’ve dedicated countless hours to fostering gender diversity and continue to serve as role models for the industry’s emerging leaders. We thank these talented women for their service.”

Continuing service

Board members elected to continue their service as officers are NEW Vice Chair Lisa Walsh, senior vice president, general manager, PepsiCo Sales at PepsiCo Inc.; Immediate Past Board Chair Betsy Hosick, general manager, procurement, downstream, midstream and services for Chevron Corporation; Treasurer Erby Foster, director of diversity and inclusion at The Clorox Company; Secretary Regenia Stein, principal, Ingenuity Consulting; Inclusion Chair Ken Charles, vice president, global inclusion and staffing at General Mills; and Marketing Chair Amy Hahn, senior vice president of marketing at Ahold USA. Director At-Large Monica Turner, vice president, customer business development for Procter & Gamble, was elected partnership chair. Director-At-Large Vicki Felker, vice president of market development organization, Nestlé Purina PetCare, was elected to the new position of transformation chair. Felker will lead NEW’s efforts to ensure maximum value for NEW members and partners and offer higher-level workforce insights that will propel the industry’s retention and advancement of women.

Industry leaders elected to continue their service as Board directors at-large are Trish Adams, executive vice president, merchandising product group, Target Corporation; Dorria Ball, president and founder, Global Ballance Group; and Suzan Kereere, head of global merchant client group of Visa Inc.

The newly elected Board members join these incumbent officers and directors at-large, whose terms end Dec. 31, 2017: Carmen Bauza, senior vice president, general merchandising manager consumables and health and wellness for Wal-Mart Stores Inc.; Tammy DeBoer, senior vice president, merchandising at Family Dollar Stores Inc.; and Nicola Johnson, principal of consumer and industrial products practice at Deloitte Consulting.

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