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Phoebe Wood Named the 2013 Lettie Pate Whitehead Evans Recipient

lpwe_2013OnBoard named Phoebe Wood as the 2013 recipient of the Lettie Pate Whitehead Evans Award given annually to an outstanding woman board member. Ms. Wood is currently a principal at CompaniesWood, and currently serves on the boards of: Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc., Invesco Ltd., Leggett & Platt, Inc. and Pioneer Natural Resources. The award is named for the Mrs. Whitehead Evans, one of the first women to serve on corporate boards joining The Coca-Cola Company board in 1934. This is the 11th year of the award which is sponsored by KPMG. Learn More

The Home Depot Adds a Third Woman

The Home Depot (NYSE: HD) announced the appointment of Helena B. Foulkes, 49, to the Company’s board of directors. Ms. Foulkes is executive vice president and chief health care strategy and marketing officer for CVS Caremark Corporation.

2013 Executive Leadership Honor Roll

The OnBoard Executive Leadership Honor Roll recognizes women who are in executive leadership positions. It is awarded annually to 3 Georgia based women leaders to highlight OnBoard’s mission to increase the number of women in executive leadership. An honor roll honoree is a Georgia based woman in a significant leadership role within her organization. She is a role model of career achievement and is building the credentials that place her in the pipeline, either now or in the future, for corporate board membership. The 2013 honorees are:

Rhona ApplebaumVice President and Chief Science & Health Officer, The Coca-Cola Company


Angie ChattinSenior Vice President CarMax,
President, CarMax Auto FinanceVIEW BIO
Beth GibbsFormer General Counsel, Aaron’s, Inc.