2013-09-04 20:30:03 -
WESTCHESTER, Ill., September 4, 2013 - Ilene Gordon, chairman, president and
chief executive officer of Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE:INGR), has been named
2013 Director of the Year by the National Association of Corporate Directors
The award is given to a director who exemplifies knowledge, leadership and
excellence in corporate governance and who is recognized by peers and the
business community for upholding the highest professional standards for board
and director performance.
"It is a great honor to be named Director of the Year and particularly
meaningful to be recognized by my peers. I am grateful to the board of
directors and the corporate officers at Ingredion and the other companies where
I have served. They all have played critical roles in helping to advance what I
believe are examples of good corporate
governance," Gordon said.
"Ilene's track record as a corporate director is outstanding" said NACD
President and CEO Ken Daly. "Plus, as the first female director on the boards
of five different public companies, she's a pioneer and a role model for board
In addition to serving as board chairman of Ingredion, Gordon is a director of
International Paper. Overall, she has over 30 years of collective experience on
the boards of various public companies. She and other NACD honorees will be
feted at a gala dinner on December 3 in New York City.
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.
The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) is the only membership
organization focused exclusively on advancing exemplary board leadership. Based
on 35 years of experience, NACD identifies, interprets, and provides insights
and information that corporate board members rely upon to make sound strategic
decisions, confidently confront complex business challenges, and enhance
shareowner value. With more than 13,000 corporate director members, NACD
provides world-class director education, director training, and proprietary
research about leading boardroom and corporate governance practices to promote
director professionalism and bolster investor confidence. To learn more about
NACD, visit www.NACDonline.org.
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