Whirlpool elects Gerri Elliott to its board

Elliott will be a new board member at both Whirlpool and Bed Bath & Beyond.

Whirlpool Corporation has elected Geraldine "Gerri" Elliott, EVP and chief customer officer at Juniper Networks, to its board of directors.

"Gerri has exceptional information technology and leadership expertise, and we are delighted to welcome her to our board," said Jeff M. Fettig, Whirlpool Corporation's chairman and CEO. "As we drive results in an increasingly digital economy, Gerri's strategic understanding of transformative digital technologies, as well as her global marketing, sales and service experience, will be invaluable to our board of directors and Whirlpool Corporation."

Elliott has been with Juniper since 2009; before then, she worked for Microsoft Corporation in various senior executive positions, as well as IBM Corporation in several executive and management roles. In her current role with Juniper, she drives strategic and operational objectives for global marketing, sales, systems engineering, advanced technologies, channel partners, field operations and customer service organizations. She will be retiring from Juniper later in 2014.

Elliott was also recently elected to Bed Bath & Beyond's board of directors.

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