Corporate Governance

Board of Directors

Janet K. Cooper
Retired, Senior Vice President and Treasurer | Qwest Communications International Inc.
Janet Cooper | Retired, Senior Vice President and Treasurer, Qwest Communications International Inc.

Janet K. Cooper was the Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Qwest Communications International Inc., Denver, Colorado, from September 2002 to June 2008. From 2001 to 2002, she served as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of McDATA Corporation. From 2000 to 2001, she served as Senior Vice President, Finance of Qwest. From 1998 to 2000, she served in various senior level finance positions at US West Inc., including as Vice President, Finance and Controller and Vice President and Treasurer. Ms. Cooper is a National Association of Corporate Directors (“NACD”) Board Leadership Fellow.

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Dianne C. Craig
President | Lincoln
Dianne C. Craig | President of Lincoln
Dianne C. Craig is the President of Lincoln, the luxury vehicle division of Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan. Previously, she served as President, International Markets, Bangkok, Thailand from January 2021 to November 2022, Chief Executive Officer, FordDirect from June 2018 to December 2020, Executive Director, U.S. from December 2016 to May 2018, and Chief Executive Officer, Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ontario, Canada from November 2011 to November 2016.
Gary L. Ellis
Retired, Executive Vice President, Global Operations, Information Technology and Facilities and Real Estate | Medtronic plc
Gary Ellis | Retired, Executive Vice President, Global Operations, Information Technology and Facilities & Real Estate

Gary L. Ellis was the Executive Vice President, Global Operations, Information Technology and Facilities and Real Estate of Medtronic plc, Dublin, Ireland, from June 2016 until his retirement in December 2016. Previously, he was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Medtronic, Inc., from April 2014 to June 2016, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Medtronic, Inc. from May 2005 to April 2014, and Vice President, Corporate Controller and Treasurer of Medtronic, Inc. from 1999 to May 2005.

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Eric P. Hansotia
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer | AGCO Corporation
Eric Hansotia | Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Eric Hansotia, is the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of AGCO Corporation, Duluth, Georgia. Previously, he served as Chief Operating Officer from January 2019 to January 2021 and Senior Vice President from December 2014 to December 2018. Prior to joining AGCO, he spent twenty years at Deere & Company in various leadership positions.
Jeffrey L. Harmening
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer | General Mills, Inc.
Jeffrey Harmening | Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, General Mills, Inc.
Jeffrey L. Harmening is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of General Mills, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has been chairman since January 2018 and chief executive officer since June 2017. Previously, he served as General Mills’ President and Chief Operating Officer from July 2016 to May 2017, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, US Retail from May 2014 to June 2016, and Senior Vice President, Chief Executive Officer, Cereal Partners Worldwide.
D. Christian Koch
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer | Carlisle Companies Incorporated
D. Christian Koch | Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Carlisle Companies Incorporated
D. Christian Koch (Chris) is the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Carlisle Companies Incorporated, Scottsdale, Arizona. He has been Chairman since May 2020, and President and Chief Executive Officer since January 2016. Previously, Chris was the President and Chief Operating Officer of Carlisle Companies from May 2014 to January 2016, Group President of Carlisle Diversified Products from June 2012 to May 2014, President of Carlisle Brake & Friction, Inc. from January 2009 to June 2012 and President of Carlisle Asia-Pacific from February 2008, when he joined Carlisle Companies, to January 2009.
Joyce A. Mullen
President and CEO | Insight Enterprises
Joyce Mullen | President & CEO, Insight Enterprises
Joyce A. Mullen joined Insight Enterprises in October 2020 and assumed the role of President & CEO in January 2022. Formerly she was the President, Global Channel, OEM and IoT of Dell Technologies, a position she held since November 2017. Previously, she served as Dell Technologies’ Senior Vice President and General Manager, Global OEM and Iot Solutions from February 2015 to November 2017 and Vice President and General Manager, Global OEM Solutions from February 2012 to February 2015.
Richard M. Olson
Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer | The Toro Company
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Rick Olson is chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer at The Toro Company, a leading global provider of solutions for the outdoor environment. In his role, Rick leads the $4.5 billion company and its more than 11,000 employees in developing innovative products, technologies and solutions to help customers enrich the beauty, productivity and sustainability of the land.

Rick became The Toro Company’s president and chief operating officer in September 2015, chief executive officer in November 2016, and chairman of the board in November 2017. Since joining The Toro Company in 1986 as a manufacturing process engineer, Rick has held several senior leadership roles including vice president of International, and vice president of Exmark.

He received a Bachelor of Science in industrial technology from Iowa State University and an MBA from the University of Minnesota – Carlson School of Management. He serves on the Board of Overseers of the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management.

James C. O'Rourke
Senior Advisor | The Mosaic Company
James O'Rourke | Senior Advisor
James C. O’Rourke is serving as Senior Advisor to The Mosaic Company, Tampa, Florida until his anticipated retirement in mid-2024. He served as Mosaic’s Chief Executive Officer from August 2015 to December 2023, and as President from August 2015 to August 2023. Previously, he served as Mosaic’s Executive Vice President—Operations and Chief Operating Officer from August 2012 to August 2015. Mr. O’Rourke first joined Mosaic in January 2009 as Executive Vice President—Operations.
Jill M. Pemberton
Chief Financial Officer, North America | LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton
Jill Pemberton | Chief Financial Officer, North America, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton
Jill Pemberton, is the Chief Financial Officer, North America, of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, New York, New York. Prior to joining LVMH, she was Senior Vice President at Viacom from July 2019 to February 2020. Previously, she held various leadership roles at Johnson & Johnson from September 2013 to June 2019 and The Kraft Heinz Company from September 2008 to June 2013.
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At The Toro Company, we take great pride in helping our customers enrich the beauty, productivity, and sustainability of the land. Founded in 1914, The Toro Company was built on a tradition of quality and caring relationships. Today, the company is a leading worldwide provider of innovative solutions for the outdoor environment including turf maintenance, snow and ice management, landscape, rental and specialty construction equipment, and irrigation and outdoor lighting solutions. Through a strong network of professional distributors, dealers and retailers in more than 125 countries, we proudly offer a wide range of products across a family of global brands to help golf courses, professional contractors, groundskeepers, agricultural growers, rental companies, government and educational institutions, and homeowners – in addition to many leading sports venues and historic sites around the world.