ACCO Brands Corporation is proud to announce that two members of our board of directors - Kathleen Dvorak and Graciela Monteagudo - have been recognized as WomenInc. magazine’s 2019 Most Influential Corporate Directors.
As a leading business magazine reporting on women’s success and achievement, the WomenInc.’s Most Influential Corporate Directors issue is the most comprehensive listing of women executives, influencers and achievers contributing leadership to corporate boards. The magazine announced its 2019 Most Influential Corporate Directors in the winter 2019 edition. The winter edition features a directory of more than 700 directors serving on the boards of S&P 1000/Mid-Cap publicly held companies.
“On behalf of our employees and directors, I want to express our sincere congratulations to Kathy and Graciela for this well-deserved and prestigious recognition. Their expertise, business acumen, leadership and experience strengthen our board and help us run a better company,” said Boris Elisman, ACCO Brands Chairman, President and CEO.
Ms. Dvorak is currently the Chairperson of the Audit Committee and member of the Finance and Planning Committee. She served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Richardson Electronics Ltd., and previously was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at United Stationers. Ms. Dvorak has a certificate of Cybersecurity Oversight from the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD).
Ms. Monteagudo is currently the Chairperson of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee, and a member of the Compensation Committee. She is a NACD Board Leadership Fellow. Ms. Monteagudo has served as Chief Executive Officer of LALA U.S., Senior Vice President and President, Americas, and, separately, as General Manager for North America and Global Marketing for Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, and Senior Vice President and Business Head, Sam’s Club.
“It is essential that the achievements and success of professional women are showcased in the highest regard and their stories are told in meaningful ways. WomenInc. is proud to recognize this distinguished group of women serving on public boards,” said Catrina Young, Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer of WomenInc. “We are inspired by these accomplished executives, their distinguished careers and the corporations that demonstrate inclusive board composition. We offer congratulations and appreciation to the directors recognized in WomenInc.’s Most Influential Corporate Directors edition for their leadership.”