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Phoebe A. Wood

Phoebe A. Wood

CompaniesWood
Prinicipal
Louisville, KY, USA


Phoebe Wood is a member of the Board of Directors of Invesco, Ltd., Pioneer Natural Resources Company, and Leggett & Platt, Inc.  Previously she served on the Board of Directors of Coca-Cola Enterprises and OshKosh B’Gosh, Inc.

Ms. Wood retired as Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of Brown-Forman Corporation where she was responsible for the financial operations of the company, including corporate development, controller, treasury, investor relations, tax, information technology, and internal audit. She implemented Sarbanes Oxley during her tenure, and was active in Lenox and Hartmann Luggage prior to their divestitures.   Before joining Brown-Forman, Ms. Wood was the CFO at Motorola’s telecom subsidiary, Propel, Inc., and before that spent 23 years at Atlantic Richfield Company (now BP), in financial management, including assignments as Divisional CFO in England and Alaska.  She was the CFO of ARCO Alaska when it was sold to Conoco Phillips for $7 billion in 2000.

Ms. Wood is a Trustee of the Gheens Foundation, Pitzer College, and The American Printing House for the Blind.  She is a trustee emerita of Smith College, her alma mater. She has an MBA from UCLA and was named one of 100 Inspirational Alumni of the Anderson School of Management.

Ms. Wood is a Principal of CompaniesWood, a consulting firm that specializes in advising and investing in early stage companies.  She is active in economic development issues in Kentucky. She has two daughters and lives in Louisville.

Phoebe A. Wood is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Key Compensation Committee Developments: What Boards Need to Know - Directors' Institute on Corporate Governance (Fourteenth Annual), Friday, December 02, 2016
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Key Compensation Committee Developments: What Boards Need to Know - Key Compensation Committee Developments: What Boards Need to Know, Friday, December 02, 2016
Transcripts  Transcripts Key Compensation Committee Developments: What Boards Need to Know - Key Compensation Committee Developments: What Boards Need to Know, Friday, December 02, 2016
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Key Compensation Committee Developments: What Boards Need to Know - Key Compensation Committee Developments: What Boards Need to Know, Friday, December 02, 2016
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Directors' Institute on Corporate Governance (Fourteenth Annual), Monday, December 12, 2016, New York, NY
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