WD-40 names new board member
WD-40 Company announced today that Graciela Monteagudo has been appointed to its board of directors, effective June 15.
"We are pleased to have Graciela join our board and look forward to benefiting from her extensive consumer goods, digital marketing, e-commerce, and emerging market experience," said Garry Ridge, chairman and CEO of WD-40 Company. "In light of our recent transition to a direct model in Mexico, we believe having a board member with significant leadership experience in Latin America will provide our board with a valuable regional perspective."
Monteagudo most recently served as president and CEO of Lala U.S., Inc. which she joined in 2017. Prior to that Monteagudo held key executive positions at companies including Mead Johnson Nutrition, Walmart Mexico, and Procter & Gamble.
The executive currently serves as a director of ACCO Brands Corporation and The Juice Plus+ Company.
WD-40 said that Monteagudo has been appointed to serve as a member of the audit committee and corporate governance committees. The WD-40 board now has 11 directors.