Six Global Business Leaders Join Catalyst’s Board of Directors (Media Release)April 4, 2019
CEOs of Altria, Bank of America, Dentons, Northrop Grumman, Pfizer and Uber Take Seats on Leading Nonprofit Board
New York, N.Y., April 4, 2019—Catalyst, the global nonprofit focused on building workplaces that work for women, announced six new members have joined its Board of Directors, all CEOs of multinational companies.
The new board appointees are Albert Bourla, CEO, Pfizer; Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO, Uber; Brian Moynihan, Chairman & CEO, Bank of America; Elliott Portnoy, Global CEO, Dentons; Kathy Warden, CEO & President, Northrop Grumman Corporation; and Howard Willard, Chairman & CEO, Altria Group. The appointments were unanimously approved by the Catalyst Board of Directors, which is chaired by Cathy Engelbert, CEO, Deloitte, and their terms started March 14.
“It’s remarkable to welcome this power team of distinguished and experienced leaders and champions onto our board,” said Engelbert. “These CEOs will no doubt add incredible value to Catalyst as the organization continues its strategic effort to accelerate progress for women in the workplace, because as we know, workplaces that work for women, work for everyone.”
The Catalyst Board of Directors is a distinguished group of corporate leaders who guide the organization’s strategy to accomplish its mission. Catalyst also has a Board of Advisors made up of prominent executives, and Advisory Boards for operations in Canada and Europe.
“We are thrilled to welcome our new board members who bring their vast insight and collective experience from so many different companies and industries,” said Lorraine Hariton, Catalyst President and CEO. “Their willingness to devote their time and energy to our mission shows once again the power of leading by example—changing things for women in the workplace starts with a commitment from the top, and these six leaders embody that commitment.”
For more information, visit catalyst.org.
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Catalyst is a global nonprofit working with some of the world’s most powerful CEOs and leading companies to help build workplaces that work for women. Founded in 1962, Catalyst drives change with pioneering research, practical tools, and proven solutions to accelerate and advance women into leadership—because progress for women is progress for everyone.