Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) appointed Catherine M. Burzik to its Board of Directors. Catherine is the former President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Kinetic Concepts, Inc., and the former President of Applied Biosystems, and she also held senior positions at Eastman Kodak and Johnson & Johnson. Becton, Dickinson is #333 on the Fortune 500 list and shows real commitment to women on its Board of Directors. (prnewswire press release)
This is what we need to move the needle. Lists and suggestions won't do it. Fortune 500 companies need to commit to making their next board appointment a woman. That would put us on the right track. There are plenty of candidates. Just scroll down NewsonWomen to read about almost 7ooo amazing women in business today! Thanks to BD for leading the way in 2013. What Fortune 500 company will step up and be next??