Director Profiles

Peloton Names Pamela Thomas-Graham to Its Board

Peloton, the indoor cycling fitness firm, appointed Pamela Thomas-Graham to its board.

Thomas-Graham is an entrepreneur with a strong fashion and financial background, she’s the lead independent director at The Clorox Company and she is on the board of N.T. Butterfield & Sons Bank.

Former Ford CEO Mark Fields Joins Ellucian Board

Mark Fields, who last year retired from Ford Motor Company as president and chief executive officer, has joined the board of Ellucian, a provider of higher education software and services.

Stalwarts of Private Company Governance

Why would a private company decide to build an independent board of directors when there is no legal or regulatory requirement to do so? The reasons are as varied as the companies themselves.


High achieving, hard drivers can sabotage the enterprises they create.

 


Three strategies for building your board.

 


 

 

Charles J. Bonfiglio

Board member, Consumer Electronics Association

 

What is your business background?

CB: My background is in the automotive aftermarket. I was 20 years old and moved down to Florida and opened a chain of Meineke Car Centers. And I started buying properties and developing the biggest Meineke Centers in the world. I became their leading franchisee and trainer on their board.


Quartet Health Elects Patrick Kennedy to Board of Directors

Quartet Health, a leading healthcare technology company partnering with health plans and providers to improve the integration of behavioral and medical care, today announced the appointment of Patrick Kennedy to its Board of Directors, according to a Business Wire press release.

Mark Wagner Joins Minnetronix Board of Directors

Minnetronix, a leading medical technology and innovation company, today announced that Mark Wagner has joined the company’s board of directors, according to a Business Wire press release.


Lansing Crane served his family business for over 12 years as the CEO and chairman of Crane & Co. Inc., a 213-year-old company that manufactures and sells high-security currency products, fine cotton stationery and high-performance, non-woven materials for filtration and insulation. He retired from the company in 2007 and has held board appointments with several private companies—including family-owned operations.