WHO WE ARE


NORMAN MATTHEWS | Human Capital & Compensation, Corporate Responsibility, Sustainability & Governance Committees

Prior to his retirement in 1988, Mr. Matthews served as President of Federated Department Stores. He earned an MBA from the Harvard University Graduate Business School.

KATHERINE KOUNTZE | Audit Committee

Ms. Kountze is the Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer of DentaQuest, a purpose-driven oral health care company. Ms. Kountze holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut, a master of science degree from the University of New Haven, and a certificate for finance accounting from Harvard Business Online.

TRACEY R. GRIFFIN | Human Capital & Compensation Committee

Ms. Griffin is the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Framebridge, Inc., an online custom framing brand. Ms. Griffin holds a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and an MBA from Stanford University

DEBBY REINER | Human Capital & Compensation Committee

Ms. Reiner is the Chief Executive Officer of Grey New York, one of the world’s top advertising and marketing organizations, at Grey Global Group Inc. Ms. Reiner graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University.

JOHN E. BACHMAN | Audit (Chair), Corporate Responsibility, Sustainability & Governance Committees

Prior to his retirement in 2015, Mr. Bachman was a partner at the accounting firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He earned his MBA from the Harvard University Graduate Business School.

MARLA BECK | Corporate Responsibility, Sustainability & Governance Committee

Ms. Beck is the Chief Executive Officer of Bluemercury, a retailer and online seller of upscale beauty products and spa services, which she founded in 1999. Ms. Beck earned her MBA and MPA from Harvard University.

ELIZABETH BOLAND | Audit Committee

Ms. Boland is the Chief Financial Officer of Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc., a United States-based child-care provider and the largest provider of employer-sponsored childcare. She is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame, and is a CPA.

JOHN A. FRASCOTTI | Corporate Responsibility, Sustainability & Governance Committee

Prior to his retirement in 2021, Mr. Frascotti served as Hasbro Inc.'s President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Frascotti holds a bachelor's degree from Yale University and a JD from Harvard Law School.

JOSEPH ALUTTO | Corporate Responsibility, Sustainability & Governance Committee (Chair)

Dr. Alutto is the Distinguished Professor of Organizational Behavior - Emeritus at The Ohio State University

JANE ELFERS | CEO and President

Ms. Elfers became our President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2010. Ms. Elfers formerly served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Lord & Taylor. She is a graduate of Bucknell University where she earned a degree in Business Administration and currently serves on the Board of Trustees.

JOSEPH GROMEK | Human Capital & Compensation Committee (Chair)

Prior to his retirement in 2012, Mr. Gromek served as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Warnaco Group, Inc.