The members of the Hanesbrands Inc. Board of Directors bring broad experience in corporate governance and issue-specific knowledge to help manage the company’s global growth. In addition to Hanesbrands Inc. CEO Richard A. Noll, the Board of Directors has ten outside directors, all of whom are independent under New York Stock Exchange listing standards and under Hanesbrands’ Corporate Governance Guidelines.
As CEO since 2006 and Chairman of the Board since 2009, Mr. Noll has transformed HanesBrands (NYSE:HBI) into an industry leader by driving its Innovate-to-Elevate strategy, building a global supply chain with 50,000 Hanes employees, and completing multiple acquisitions to expand the company’s capabilities and international footprint. Since its spinoff under Mr. Noll’s leadership, Hanes has increased sales by more than 30 percent, quadrupled profits, and expanded its shareholder value from $2 billion to $12 billion. As a result of this success, the company gained entry to both the S&P 500 index and the Fortune 500 in 2015.
Mr. Noll serves as lead director of The Fresh Market (NASDAQ:TFM) and is a member of the Business Roundtable. Previously in his career, Mr. Noll led the turnarounds of several Sara Lee Corporation bakery and apparel businesses; consulted for Strategic Planning Associates; and began his career as a systems programmer. Mr. Noll earned his BS in business administration from Pennsylvania State University in 1979; his MSIA (MBA) from Carnegie-Mellon University in 1985, graduating with distinction and receiving the Elliott Dunlap Smith Award; and his honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Wake Forest University in 2008.
Mr. Noll is passionate about corporate social responsibility. Hanes has been honored with awards by the Great Place to Work Institute, the U.S. EPA, the United Way, and Americans for the Arts, and currently ranks on Corporate Responsibility magazine’s best corporate citizens list. Mr. Noll has also worked with numerous nonprofits, including the United Way, Winston-Salem Arts Council, St. Louis Civic Progress, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, and advisory councils for the business schools of both Wake Forest University and Washington University in St. Louis.
|Bobby J. Griffin has served as a member of the Board of Directors since the completion of the spinoff from Sara Lee in September 2006. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Griffin served as President, International Operations of Ryder System, Inc., a global leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions. Beginning in 1986, Mr. Griffin served in various other management positions with Ryder System, Inc., including as Executive Vice President, International Operations from 2003 to 2005 and Executive Vice President, Global Supply Chain Operations from 2001 to 2003. Mr. Griffin also currently serves on the Board of Directors of United Rentals, Inc. and WESCO International, Inc.|
|James C. Johnson has served as a member of the Board of Directors since the completion of the spinoff from Sara Lee in September 2006. From 2010 to 2013, Mr. Johnson served as General Counsel of Loop Capital Markets LLC, a provider of a broad range of integrated capital solutions for corporate, governmental and institutional entities. Mr. Johnson previously served as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel of the Boeing Commercial Airplanes division of The Boeing Company, one of the world's major aerospace firms, from 2007 until 2009. From 1998 until 2007, Mr. Johnson served as Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Assistant General Counsel of The Boeing Company. Mr. Johnson also currently serves on the Board of Directors of Ameren Corporation, Energizer Holdings, Inc. and Edgewell Personal Care Company.|
|Jessica T. Mathews has served as a member of the Board of Directors since October 2006. She has served as a Distinguished Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a foreign policy think tank dedicated to advancing cooperation between nations and promoting active international engagement by the United States, since 2015. From 1997 to 2015, Ms. Mathews served as President of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. She also served as Deputy to the Undersecretary of State for Global Affairs in the Department of State in 1993, and in other senior governmental and non-governmental positions earlier in her career. Ms. Mathews was Director of the Washington Office of the Council on Foreign Relations from 1994 to 1997. Ms. Mathews also currently serves on the Board of Directors of SomaLogic, Inc. and as a trustee of Harvard University and several other nonprofit organizations.|
|Franck J. Moison has served as a member of the Board of Directors since January 2015. He has served as Chief Operating Officer of Emerging Markets & Business Development for the Colgate-Palmolive Company since 2010. Beginning in 1978, Mr. Moison served in various other management positions with the Colgate-Palmolive Company, including as President, Global Marketing, Supply Chain & R&D from 2007 to 2010, and President, Western Europe, Central Europe and South Pacific from 2005 to 2007. Mr. Moison also currently serves on the Board of Directors of the French American Chamber of Commerce, as Chairman of the International Advisory Board of the EDHEC Business School (Paris, London, Singapore) and as a member of the International Board of the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.|
|Robert F. Moran has served as a member of the Board of Directors since July 2013. He served as Chairman of the Board of PetSmart, Inc. ("PetSmart"), a leading specialty provider of pet care products and services, from 2012 to 2013 and as Chief Executive Officer of PetSmart from 2009 to 2013. He joined PetSmart as President of North American Stores in 1999, and in 2001 he was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer. From 1998 to 1999, Mr. Moran was President of Toys "R" Us (Canada) Ltd., a subsidiary of specialty toy retailer Toys "R" Us, Inc. Prior to 1991 and from 1993 to 1998, for a total of 20 years, Mr. Moran was employed by retailer Sears, Roebuck and Company in a variety of financial and merchandising positions, including as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sears de Mexico. He was also Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Galerias Preciados of Madrid, Spain, a leading department store, from 1991 to 1993. Mr. Moran also currently serves on the Board of Directors of GNC Holdings, Inc. and the USA Track and Field Foundation.|
|J. Patrick Mulcahy has served as a member of the Board of Directors since the completion of the spinoff from Sara Lee in September 2006 and as Lead Director from January 2009 until January 2015. Since 2007, Mr. Mulcahy has served as Chairman of the Board of Energizer Holdings, Inc., a consumer products company. Mr. Mulcahy also served as Chairman the Board of Ralcorp Holdings, Inc., a leading producer of private-brand foods and food service products, from 2012 until the company was sold to ConAgra Foods, Inc. in 2013. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Mulcahy served as the Vice Chairman of Energizer Holdings, Inc. From 2000 to January 2005, Mr. Mulcahy served as Chief Executive Officer of Energizer Holdings, Inc.|
|Ronald L. Nelson has served as a member of the Board of Directors since July 2008 and as Lead Director since January 2015. He has served as Executive Chairman of Avis Budget Group, Inc. ("Avis Budget Group"), which operates two major brands in the global vehicle rental industry through Avis and Budget, since January 2015. From 2006 to 2015, Mr. Nelson served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Avis Budget Group. Mr. Nelson was a director of Cendant Corporation (the predecessor of Avis Budget Group) from 2003 to 2006, Chief Financial Officer from 2003 until 2006 and President from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Nelson was also Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cendant Corporation's Vehicle Rental business from January 2006 to August 2006. From 2005 to 2006, Mr. Nelson was interim Chief Executive Officer of Cendant Corporation's former Travel Distribution Division. In addition to Avis Budget Group, Inc., Mr. Nelson also currently serves on the Board of Directors of Convergys Corporation.|
|Andrew J. Schindler has served as a member of the Board of Directors since the completion of the spinoff from Sara Lee in September 2006. From 1974 to 2004, Mr. Schindler served in various management positions with R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Inc., a holding company whose operating subsidiaries included R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, the second largest cigarette manufacturer in the United States, including as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 1999 to 2004. He served as Chairman of Reynolds American Inc., a company formed in 2004 by the merger of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Inc. and the U.S. operations of British American Tobacco PLC, from 2004 to 2005. Mr. Schindler also currently serves on the Board of Directors of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. and ConAgra Foods, Inc.|
|David V. Singer has served as a member our Board of Directors since October 2014. From 2010 to 2013, Mr. Singer served as Chief Executive Officer of Snyder's-Lance, Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of snack foods throughout the United States and internationally. He also served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Lance, Inc. from 2005 until its merger with Snyder's of Hanover, Inc. in 2010. From 1987 to 2005, Mr. Singer served as Chief Financial Officer of Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated, a beverage manufacturer and distributor. Prior to 1987, Mr. Singer was Vice President of Mellon Bank, N.A. Mr. Singer also currently serves on the Board of Directors of Flowers Foods, Inc., SPX FLOW, Inc. and Brunswick Corporation.|
|Ann E. Ziegler has served as a member of the Board of Directors since December 2008. Ms. Ziegler has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and a member of the executive committee of CDW Corporation, a leading provider of technology solutions for business, government, healthcare and education, since 2008. From 2005 until 2008, Ms. Ziegler served as Senior Vice President, Administration and Chief Financial Officer of Sara Lee Food and Beverage. From 2003 until 2005, she served as Chief Financial Officer of Sara Lee Bakery Group. From 2000 until 2003, she served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development of Sara Lee. Ms. Ziegler also currently services on the Board of Directors of Groupon, Inc.|