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N. Cornell  Boggs

N. Cornell Boggs

Dow Corning Corp

Midland, MI, USA

As Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Toys “R” Us, Inc., Cornell Boggs leads all legal, corporate governance and legislative matters for the company. He provides advice and counsel to the Leadership Team on a wide range of issues, including those focused on achieving the company’s growth objectives. Boggs is a key advocate for the Toys “R” Us brand, ensuring the company’s interests are represented in the many places around the globe where it does business. He also works closely with the Board of Directors in his position as Corporate Secretary and serves as a member of the company’s Global Leadership Team.

Boggs joined the company in 2017 from Dow Corning Corporation, where he served as senior vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary. In that role, he oversaw teams in Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S. and was responsible for Legal, Government Affairs, Compliance, and Ethics.

Prior to that, Boggs was chief responsibility and ethics officer for MillerCoors LLC, and group vice president and general counsel for the Coors Brewing Company. He also held senior level roles with major global companies including Tyco Plastics and Adhesives, Intel Corporation, Anheuser-Busch, and Monsanto, and spent two years with the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.

Boggs has Juris Doctorate and bachelor’s degree from Valparaiso University in Indiana. He serves on the boards of his alma mater, where he is Vice Chairman of the Audit Committee, as well as Thrivent Financial, a Fortune 500 financial services company. Boggs is also a member of the Executive Leadership Council, the preeminent membership organization committed to increasing the number of black executives in C-Suites, on corporate boards, and in global enterprises.


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