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Mr. Todman served as Vice Chairman of Whirlpool Corporation, a major home appliance company, from November 2014 until his retirement in December 2015, and as a member of the Board of Directors from 2006 to December 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Todman was President, Whirlpool International, from 2009 to 2014 and President, Whirlpool North America, from 2007 to 2009. Mr. Todman was employed by Whirlpool beginning in 1993 in various capacities, including management, operations, sales and marketing positions in North America and Europe.

Before joining Whirlpool, Mr. Todman served in a variety of roles of increasing responsibility with Wang Laboratories, Inc., a manufacturer of computer systems, from 1983 to 1993, and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, a multinational professional services firm, from 1979 to 1983.

Director Qualifications:

  • Todman has broad leadership experience, including leading a $10 billion international business unit.
  • Mr. Todman brings strong industry knowledge and marketing experience. He has extensive consumer experience from Whirlpool and as a director of Newell Brands and Brown-Forman.
  • Mr. Todman has comprehensive knowledge of emerging markets and has led strategic growth initiatives for emerging markets in Asia.
  • Mr. Todman has extensive public company board and corporate governance experience. He is a director of Prudential, Brown-Forman and Newell Brands and a former director of Whirlpool.