Four members of United Rentals’ board of directors have been named to WomenInc.’s 2018 Most Influential Corporate Directors list. Honored are Jenne Britell phd, chairman of the board; and directors Terri Kelly, Kim Harris Jones, and Gracia Martore.
“We’re extremely proud of the caliber of our board of directors,” said Michael Kneeland, CEO of United Rentals. “Under Dr. Britell’s leadership, the makeup of our board has evolved to reflect the dynamic nature of our company and the diversity of our customers and employees. All four of our women directors have been honored by WomenInc. For their proficiency in corporate governance. We congratulate them on this national recognition.”
Britell joined United Rentals’ board in 2006 and was elected chairman in 2008. She is a former senior executive of GE Capital, Dime Bancorp. Inc., Homepower Inc., Citicorp and Replic New York Corp. Before that, she was the founding chairman and CEO of the Polish-American Mortgage Bank in Warsaw, Poland.
Martore became a director in 2017. She most recently served as president and CEO of Tegna Inc. (formerly Gannett), a broadcast, digital media and marketing services company. She also has held executive positions in corporate financing and banking.
Kelly was elected a director earlier this year. She most recently was president and CEO of W.L. Gore and Associates, a multinational manufacturer that specializes in advanced materials for the consumer, defense, industrial and medical sectors and for pharmaceutical bioinformatics research.
Harris Jones was appointed a director in 2018. She was most recently senior vice president and corporate controller of Mondelez International, and earlier held positions with Kraft Foods, Chrysler LLC and General Motors Co.
The full list of 2018 Most Influential Corporate Directors can be found at WomenInc.com/2018MICD.