Caroline T. Brown
Board of Directors since 2024
Ms. Brown is an experienced CEO, investor, board member and advisor with extensive knowledge in fashion, brand building, sustainability and leadership. She has led global teams and companies operating across the US, Asia, Latin American, Middle East, EU & UK regions. From 2019-2023, Ms. Brown was a Managing Director at Closed Loop Partners, an investment firm focused on development of the circular economy. Ms. Brown previously served as CEO of Donna Karan International and DKNY for LVMH, from 2015-2017. Prior to LVMH, she served as President of Carolina Herrera from 2010-2014, a global fashion house headquartered in New York. From 2006-2009 Ms. Brown served as the US CEO of Akris, the Swiss-based luxury fashion house. She began her career at Giorgio Armani in 1993 where she spent over a decade in leadership roles in marketing and communications. Ms. Brown has served on numerous boards of innovative companies. She is a Board Director at Eileen Fisher, an Advisor to the Martin Trust Center for Entrepreneurship at MIT Sloan School of Management, a member of the MIT Sloan Sustainability Advisory Initiative and a Senior Advisor at McKinsey & Company.
Richard T. Carucci
Board of Directors since 2009
Mr. Carucci is the Chair of the Board since June 2023. He served as President of Yum! Brands, Inc., a company that operates quick service restaurants globally, from 2012 until his retirement in 2014. He joined Yum! Brands (previously named Tricon Global Restaurants) in 1997 and held a series of finance, international, and general management positions prior to being appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2005. Mr. Carucci previously served as a director of Kontoor Brands, Inc. from May 2019 until April 2021.
Alexander K. Cho
Board of Directors since 2022
Mr. Cho has served as President, Personal Systems, at HP Inc. since June 2018. As President of the $45 billion business, he leads a growing global technology portfolio spanning PCs, peripherals, services and software. Mr. Cho’s prior roles at HP Inc. included serving as Global Head and General Manager of Commercial Personal Systems from 2014 to 2018, and as Vice President and General Manager of the LaserJet Supplies team from 2010 to 2014. He also serves on the HP Foundation Board enabling philanthropic programs for underserved communities by supporting technology-related learning, charitable giving, volunteering, and disaster relief.
Juliana L. Chugg
Board of Directors since 2009
Ms. Chugg served as EVP, Chief Brands Officer of Mattel, Inc., a world-wide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of toys and family products, from September 2015 until April 2018. She was previously a Partner of Noble Endeavors LLC from January 2015 until September 2015, served as a Senior Vice President of General Mills, Inc. and President of its Frozen Frontier Division until the end of 2014, and had previously held a progression of leadership roles with General Mills and Pillsbury since 1996. Ms. Chugg has served as a director of Darden Restaurants, Inc. since March 2022. Ms. Chugg has served as a director of Kontoor since May 2019 and previously served as a director of H.B. Fuller Company from April 2007 until January 2013 and as a director of Caesars Entertainment Corporation from December 2018 to July 2020.
Board of Directors since 2023
Bracken P. Darrell is President and Chief Executive Officer of VF Corporation. He has more than 30 years of experience in business leadership and brand management with global consumer companies. He was appointed to his current position in July 2023.
Bracken’s broad executive management experience has spanned manufacturing, supply chain, product innovation, consumer services and marketing – both in mature and emerging markets. During his career he has led growth and reinvention for iconic brands such as Old Spice, Gillette, Braun, KitchenAid, and Whirlpool.
Before joining VF, Bracken served for 10 years as president and chief executive officer of Logitech International, S.A., beginning in January 2013. He is credited with a turnaround of Logitech’s business by expanding into new categories and improving market share through the introduction of new and innovative products and the elevation of design as a pillar of the company’s strategy. Under Bracken’s leadership, Logitech expanded into more than 20 new product categories, more than doubled revenue, and achieved a tenfold increase in market capitalization.
Prior to Logitech, Darrell held international leadership roles of increasing responsibility at Procter & Gamble where he was President of Braun globally, the Whirlpool Corporation where he was President of EMEA, and General Electric. Early in his career, upon graduating business school, Darrell held brand management roles with Procter & Gamble and is credited with leading the turnaround of the Old Spice brand. He began his career with Arthur Anderson and then PepsiCo.
Mr. Darrell has served as director of Sonos, Inc. since February 2024.
Bracken received a B.A. from Hendrix College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Board of Directors since 2017
Mr. Dorer served as the Interim President and CEO of VF Corporation from December 2022 to July 2023, after serving as Lead Independent Director from July 2021 to December 2022. He was Senior Advisor, KKR & Co., Inc. from February 2021 to 2022. Before this, he spent almost 20 years at The Clorox Company, a publicly traded leader in consumer products, where he served as Executive Chair of the Board from September 2020 to February 2021, Chief Executive Officer from November 2014 to September 2020, and Chair of the Board from August 2016 to September 2020. Prior to his role as CEO, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from January 2013 through November 2014, and in various Senior Vice President and General Manager roles before that. Prior to joining Clorox in 2005, he worked for The Procter & Gamble Company in various marketing and sales roles in the U.S. and Europe beginning in 1990. Mr. Dorer has served as director of General Mills, Inc. since January 2024. He previously served as a director of Origin Materials, Inc. from June 2021 until May 2023.
Trevor A. Edwards
Independent Director since 2023
Mr. Edwards serves as a strategic advisor to direct-to-consumer brands and investment firms. He served as President of Nike, Inc., a global footwear, apparel and equipment company until his retirement in 2018. As President of Nike, he had oversight of Nike’s Geographic Regions, Category Business, Direct-to-Consumer Units, Product and Merchandising Divisions, Global Marketing, Sales, and Digital Technology. Between 1992 and 2013, he held other leadership roles at Nike including EVP Global Category and Brand Management, Chief Marketing Officer, Vice President Marketing (US), and Vice President Marketing (EMEA). Mr. Edwards began his professional career at Colgate Palmolive in 1986, and served in positions of increasing responsibility, including Global Business Development Manager. Mr. Edwards has served as a director of Funko, Inc. since July 2022 and previously served as a director of Mattel Inc. from 2012 to 2018.
Mark S. Hoplamazian
Board of Directors since 2015
Mr. Hoplamazian has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Hyatt Hotels Corporation since December 2006, and has been a member of the board of directors of Hyatt Hotels Corporation since November 2006. Prior to his present position, Mr. Hoplamazian served as president of The Pritzker Organization (“TPO”), the principal financial and investment adviser for Pritzker family business interests. During his 17-year tenure with TPO, he served as adviser to various Pritzker family-owned companies, including Hyatt Hotels Corporation and its predecessors.
Laura W. Lang
Board of Directors since 2011
Ms. Lang has been the Managing Director of Narragansett Ventures, LLC since January 2014. Ms. Lang was the Chief Executive Officer of Time Inc., a division of Time Warner, one of the largest branded media companies in the world, until 2013. From 2008 until she joined Time Inc. in 2012, Ms. Lang was Chief Executive Officer of Digitas, Inc., the largest digital agency in the world and a unit of Publicis Groupe S.A. In addition, she headed the company’s pure-play digital agencies, including Razorfish, Big Fuel, Denuo and Phonevalley. Ms. Lang has served as a director of Vroom, Inc. since May 2020. She also served as a director of Care.com, Inc. from August 2014 to June 2016. She previously served on the boards of directors of NutriSystem, Inc. from 2010 to 2012 and Benchmark Electronics, Inc. from 2005 to 2011.
W. Rodney McMullen
Board of Directors since 2016
Mr. McMullen has served as Chief Executive Officer of The Kroger Co., one of the world’s largest food retailers, since January 2014 and Chairman of the Board since January 1, 2015. Previously, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer from August 2009 to December 2013. Prior to that, Mr. McMullen was elected Vice Chairman in 2003, Executive Vice President in 1999, and Senior Vice President in 1997. Mr. McMullen previously served as a director of Cincinnati Financial Corporation from 2001 through May 2020.
Clarence Otis, Jr.
Board of Directors since 2004
Mr. Otis served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Darden Restaurants, Inc., a large full-service restaurant company, until his retirement in 2014. Prior to that role, he served as the Executive Vice President of Darden Restaurants, Inc., and President of its Smokey Bones Restaurants division, from December 2002 until December 2004, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Darden Restaurants from April 2002 to December 2002 and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1999 to 2002. Mr. Otis also serves as a director of Verizon Communications, Inc. and The Travelers Companies, Inc., and as a trustee of MFS Funds.
Carol L. Roberts
Board of Directors since 2017
Ms. Roberts retired as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of International Paper in March 2017. During her 37-year career, Ms. Roberts served in a series of leadership positions culminating with her appointment as Chief Financial Officer in November 2011. Ms. Roberts has served on the board of directors of Alcoa Corporation since November 2016. Prior to that, Ms. Roberts served on the board of directors of Arconic, Inc., formerly known as Alcoa, Inc., from January 2014 through October 2016.
Matthew J. Shattock
Board of Directors since 2013
Mr. Shattock has served as Lead Independent Director of The Clorox Company’s Board of Directors since January 2024. He joined the Clorox Board of Directors in 2018, where he served as Independent Chair of the Board of Directors from February 2021 to December 2023. He previously served as Non-Executive Chairman of Beam Suntory, Inc., a leading global distilled spirits company with some of the world’s most iconic premium spirits brands, more than 30 production and commercial facilities around the world and a global team of 4,400 employees from April 2019 to December 2020. He led Beam as Chief Executive Officer from April 2009 until April 2019, first as an operating unit of Fortune Brands and then as a standalone public company until it was acquired by Suntory Holdings Limited in 2014. Previously, Mr. Shattock held various executive leadership roles during his six years at Cadbury, PLC, a global confectionary company, and prior to that in his 16 years at Unilever, PLC. Mr. Shattock also serves as the Non-Executive Chairman of Domino’s Pizza Group, PLC, a FTSE 250 company headquartered in the U.K., a role he has held since 2020.