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leadership_geraldine_elliott_thumbGerri Elliott

Board of Directors

Gerri Elliott was appointed a director of Whirlpool Corporation in February 2014. She is a member of the audit committee and the finance committee of the board of directors.

Elliott is the former executive vice president and strategic advisor of Juniper Networks, a producer of high-performance networking equipment, where she drove the strategic and operational objectives for the company’s global marketing, sales, systems engineering, advanced technologies, channel partners, field operations and customer service and support organizations.

Elliott joined Juniper in 2009 from Microsoft Corporation, where she held a series of senior executive positions, including corporate vice president of the company’s Worldwide Public Sector organization. Prior to joining Microsoft, Elliott spent 22 years at IBM Corporation, where she held executive and management positions in strategy development, services and consulting, product management and sales leadership.

Elliott holds a bachelor’s degree in international politics from New York University. She also serves on the board for Imperva, Inc., Marvell Technology Group Ltd., and Charlotte Russe, Inc. She serves on the advisory boards for Catalyst and the Center for Executive Women Senior Leadership Program at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Ms. Elliott is a 2013 YWCA Silicon Valley Tribute to Women (TWIN) award winner, honoring executive women who exemplify excellence in executive level positions.

 

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