Both Will Remain Directors through the Company’s Annual Meeting in April
ATLANTA, Feb. 20, 2014 -- The Board of Directors of The
McHenry, 77, is a longtime director of The
McHenry has also held roles in the field of foreign policy with the Brookings Institution, the Council on Foreign Relations and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. During his career, he has represented the United States at a number of international events, served as Presidential Envoy to Nigeria, served as a member of U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s mission to Algeria and led a consulting mission on Senegal elections.
McHenry is currently the Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy and International Affairs at Georgetown University, Chair of the Ford Foundation International Fellows Program, and is a member of The Global Leadership Forum, a not-for-profit organization that works to support democratic leadership, prevent and resolve conflict through mediation, and promote good governance in the form of democratic institutions. He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and is an Advisory Board member for the Partnership for a Secure America, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to recreating the bipartisan center in American national security and foreign policy.
“We are deeply indebted to Don for his 30-plus years of tireless dedication to our Company,” said Muhtar Kent, Chairman and CEO, The
Wallenberg, 58, is a highly respected business executive who has served as a Director of The
Wallenberg also serves as Vice Chairman of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB, a North European financial group, and served as its President and Chief Executive Officer from 1997 to 1998 and as Chairman of the Board from 1998 to 2005. In addition, Wallenberg serves as Vice Chairman of SAS AB, a Swedish airline company; Deputy Chairman of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, a global telecommunications company; and Director of ABB Ltd., a power and automation technology company. He also serves as a member of the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum and the European Round Table of Industrialists.
“We thank Jacob for his years of service to our Board,” said Kent. “We have benefited from his counsel, international background and global perspective, and we are also deeply grateful for the time and commitment he has given our Company.”
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