“Henry’s strong global and financial leadership, as well as her strategic contributions across multiple industries, make her an outstanding addition to our board,” said Mark Parker, executive chairman of Nike. “We look forward to working with Henry during an exciting time for Nike where we see unprecedented brand strength and great opportunity for future growth.”
US brand has Nike welcomed Maria Henry to its board of directors.
Former CFO of Kimberly-Clark Corp (2015-2022), she later served as EVP and Senior Advisor (2022).
Previously, Henry held executive positions at Hillshire Brands/Sara Lee, including EVP and CFO (2012-2014) and CFO of Sara Lee’s North American Retail and Foodservice business (2011-2012).
Prior to Kimberly-Clark, Henry was the executive vice-president and chief financial officer of The Hillshire Brands Company, formerly known as Sara Lee Corporation, from 2012 to 2014. She was the chief financial officer of Sara Lee’s North American Retail and Foodservice business from 2011 to 2012.
Henry began her career at General Electric and has held various senior leadership positions since then, specifically across strategy and finance at Clayton, Dubilier & Rice portfolio companies including as executive vice-president and chief financial officer of Culligan International, and senior finance roles in several technology companies.
In addition to joining Nike’s board, Henry serves as a member of the board of directors of General Mills, Inc.
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