WESTCHESTER, Ill., October 16, 2013 - Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE: INGR), a leading global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, today announced the appointment of Victoria Reich to its Board of Directors, effective Nov. 1, 2013. Reich currently serves on the boards of H&R Block, Inc. and Ecolab Inc., a global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. Formerly she was senior vice president and CFO of United Stationers Inc., a wholesale distributor of business products, and group president of Brunswick Corporation's European Group and senior vice president,CFO of Brunswick, a global leader in recreation and lifestyle brands.
"Victoria brings a wealth of financial and international business leadership experience to her position as director. Her strategic insight, analytical approach and financial discipline will be invaluable as we continue to drive organic growth, expand our portfolio and broaden our geographic footprint," said Ilene Gordon, Ingredion chairman, president and CEO.
With Reich's appointment, concurrent with that of Rhonda Jordan, Ingredion's board will include four female directors, comprising one-third of the board. "These appointments are consistent with our strategy and commitment to diversity among our leadership and at all levels of the organization," Gordon added.
In addition to her experience at United Stationers and Brunswick, Reich spent 17 years at General Electric Company in various financial management positions. She has a B.S. degree in applied mathematics and economics from Brown University.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE: INGR) is a leading global ingredients solutions provider specializing in nature-based sweeteners, starches and nutrition ingredients. With customers in more than 40 countries, Ingredion serves approximately 60 diverse sectors in food, beverage, brewing, pharmaceuticals and other industries. For more information, visit ingredion.com.
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