Chapter Set for a Strong Program Year
The Atlanta Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the recognized authority on leading governance practices, announces the election to its board of directors Robin Bienfait, director, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG); chairman, Global Aviation; and CEO, Emnovate; and Marisol Angelini, director, Bush Brothers & Company, and past vice president of Marketing, The Coca-Cola Company.
"Robin and Marisol bring additional energy, experience, influence, and diversity to the NACD Atlanta Chapter board, further strengthening our ability to bring world-class programs to our members," said Linda Welty, NACD Atlanta Chapter chair. "As governance challenges become increasingly complex, the expertise these talented directors offer will be invaluable to our chapter board."
Bienfait is a director for Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) and two Power Financial boards: Great West Life Company (GWLC) and Putnam Investments. Previously, she served on Cisco's strategic advisory board, as well as HP's executive advisory council. Known as a global influencer, Bienfait holds 15 patents, is the recipient of several awards, and was recently named as one of the top 100 CIO's in STEM.
"I am honored to be joining the NACD board in Atlanta," said Bienfait. "I'm truly excited to be part of a team focused on building boards and board members."
Angelini currently serves on the board of Bush Brothers & Company and Rabbit Hole Distillery, and she previously served on the board of JV Jugos del Valle. She has been recognized by Coca-Cola with awards in Global Communications, Marketing Transformation, Business Performance, and Mexico "Digital Advertiser of the Year," and she was a two-time winner of the company's highest award, the Woodruff Cup.
"Striving to always improve and deliver superior performance is very aspirational, and it is our role as board directors to do what it takes to deliver on that promise for all NACD members," said Angelini.
To learn about upcoming NACD Atlanta Chapter programs, visit programs@atlanta.NACDonline.org
About the National Association of Corporate Directors The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) empowers more than 19,000 directors to lead with confidence in the boardroom. As the recognized authority on leading boardroom practices, NACD helps boards strengthen investor trust and public confidence by ensuring that today's directors are well prepared for tomorrow's challenges. NACD's 21 chapters provide directors with a forum for sharing experimental knowledge, seeing over the horizon, and enhancing leadership. The NACD chapter system programs bring awareness, education, and networking to directors across the country at local venues. It is also a powerful grassroots proving ground for NACD's research and policy efforts.
NACD has been setting the standard for responsible board leadership for over 40 years. To learn more about NACD, visit NACDonline.org. To become an NACD member, please contact us at Join@NACDonline.org or 571-367-3700. If you are already a member, contact your NACD Membership Advisor at MembershipAdvisor@NACDonline.org to ensure that you are receiving the best value from your membership. You may contact the Atlanta Chapter at programs@atlanta.NACDonline.org or 678-395-3618.