Financial Executives International Announces 2018-2019 Board of Directors

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Linda K. Zukauckas to Serve as Board Chair

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We are privileged to have such a knowledgeable and dedicated group of leaders serving this year.

Financial Executives International (FEI), the association of choice for CFOs and other senior-level finance executives, announced today the election of a new slate of executive officers and members of the Board of Directors for the fiscal year, effective July 1, 2018.

Linda K. Zukauckas, EVP and Deputy CFO of American Express will serve as the national Board Chair. She joined FEI in 2003 and was elected to the Board in 2015 as a Director. Zukauckas has served in various roles within FEI’s New York City Chapter, including serving as the President in 2014-2015 and is active in FEI’s Committee on Corporate Reporting.

Additional elected officers for the 2018-2019 fiscal year include:

  •     Ellen R.M. Boyer, CFO of Logic20/20 Inc., will serve as Vice Chair. She has been a member of FEI since 2002 and has participated in various Chapter Leader roles before serving as FEI’s Washington State Chapter President in 2013-2014. She was then elected to the Board as a Director and served in this role for three years.
  •     Andreas Rothe, CFO of Fragomen, will serve as Treasurer. Since becoming a member of FEI in 2000, he has participated in various Chapter Leader roles for the New Jersey Chapter, and was elected to the Board as a Director in 2016.
  •     Kevin T. McBride, VP, Finance and Corporate Controller of Intel Corporation, will serve as Secretary. He joined FEI in 2012 and has served in various roles within FEI’s Committee on Corporate Reporting and Committee on Finance & Information Technology.
  •     John G. Panetta, Sr., Senior Director of Government Accounting, Raytheon Company, will serve as Immediate Past Chair. He has been a member of FEI since 2008, serving on FEI's Board of Directors since 2014 and is active on FEI’s Committee on Government Business.

"On behalf of the entire association, I am pleased to welcome these members into their newly appointed Board roles. We are privileged to have such a knowledgeable and dedicated group of leaders serving this year," said Andrej Suskavcevic, CAE, President and CEO of Financial Executives International, and the Financial Education & Research Foundation. "Their contributions and devotion will be essential as we continue to advance FEI’s mission of education, career development, advocacy and research on behalf of financial executives everywhere."

Additionally, eleven professionals will serve as members of FEI’s Board of Directors:

Deborah Adkins, CPA, CFF, CGMA
Chief Financial Officer
Children’s Home Society of Florida
Central Florida Chapter

Liesl Nebel
Financial Controller
Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co.
Portland Chapter

Sam Eldessouky    
Senior Vice President, Controller and CAO
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International
New Jersey Chapter

Jay Peterson    
Director, Government Finance
and Compliance
Lockheed Martin Corporation
District of Columbia Chapter

Marie Gallagher
Senior Vice President and Controller
Connecticut/Westchester Chapter

Susan Salvesen
STRe Solutions
Silicon Valley Chapter

Paul Hensley
Senior Vice President, Finance and CFO
San Antonio Chapter

Mahesh Shetty
Director, President and CFO
S. G. Blocks, Inc.
Dallas Chapter

Alice Jolla
Assistant Corporate Controller
Microsoft Corporation
Washington State Chapter

John White
Partner, Corporate Department
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
New York City Chapter

Bret Lawson
Arizona Chapter

About FEI
Financial Executives International (FEI) is the leading advocate for the views of corporate financial management. Its more than 12,000 members hold policy-making positions as chief financial officers, treasurers and controllers at companies from every major industry. FEI enhances member professional development through peer networking, career management services, conferences, research and publications. Members participate in the activities of more than 65 chapters in the U.S. and a chapter in Japan. FEI is located in Morristown, NJ. Visit for more information.

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