With a 40 percent female board representation, Ingredion recognized for advancement of women in the boardroom
November 19, 2015 - Today, Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE:INGR), a leading global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, and Ilene Gordon, chairman and CEO, were recognized by the Women's Forum of New York at the third biennial Breakfast of Corporate Champions for achieving 40 percent female representation on the board. The company is among an elite group honored as game-changers who have nearly achieved full gender parity.
"We are proud of our board diversity. To deliver maximum shareholder value, it is imperative to have a balanced board - directors who are diverse in gender, ethnicity, background, thought and culture. And we are proud of the value we have created under the guidance of our high-preforming board," Gordon said.
"Our goal is gender parity in the boardroom by 2025," said Janice Ellig, Co-CEO of Chadick Ellig and Chair of the event. "So we are giving special recognition to Ingredion, one of the true leaders in making this a reality. We need more visionaries like them."
The event brought together an audience of over 500, including CEOs and Board Directors along with business leaders, government officials and thought leaders in special recognition of forward-thinking companies.
Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE:INGR) is a leading global ingredients solutions provider specializing in nature-based sweeteners, starches and nutrition ingredients and biomaterial solutions. With customers in more than 100 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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