Board of Directors
Norman H. Wesley joined Keurig Green Mountain's Board of Directors in August 2012 and has served as Chairman since December 2012. Mr. Wesley is former CEO and Chairman of Fortune Brands, Inc. He joined Fortune Brands, Inc. in 1984 as part of the acquisition of the company's former office products subsidiary. For more than ten years he led the office products unit, which Fortune Brands spun off to shareholders in 2005. Mr. Wesley became CEO of the company's home and hardware business in 1997, President and COO of Fortune Brands in January 1999, and Chairman and CEO of Fortune Brands in December 1999. He served as CEO through December 2007, and remained Chairman until retiring in September 2008. Mr. Wesley began his career at Crown Zellerbach Corporation, where over a ten-year period he held various management positions, including Vice President and General Manager of the Office Products Group, before joining Fortune Brands, Inc. Currently, Mr. Wesley also serves on the Board of Directors of Acuity Brands, Inc. and Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. He is a past director of ACCO Brands Corporation. He received a B.S. in Finance and an M.B.A. from the University of Utah.
Barbara D. Carlini joined Keurig Green Mountain's Board of Directors in May 2002. From 2009 until September 2013, Ms. Carlini served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Dean Foods Company, the nation’s largest dairy company. Prior to that she served as Chief Information Officer of Motorola's Mobile Devices Division from May 2006 to January 2008. From November 2001 until March 2006, Ms. Carlini was the Chief Information Officer of Diageo, NA (formerly Guinness North America). Prior to joining Guinness, she was Senior Director, U.S. Sales and Marketing Systems, Information Technology at Nabisco, Inc. She received a B.S. from Montclair State University.
John D. Hayes joined Keurig Green Mountain's Board of Directors in July 2013. He has been Executive Vice President since May 1995 and Chief Marketing Officer of American Express since August 2003. Prior to joining American Express, Mr. Hayes spent over 20 years in the brand and advertising industry. He was President of Lowe & Partners and worked with clients including The Coca-Cola Company. He also has held senior positions at Geer DuBois Inc., Ammirati & Puris and Saatchi & Saatchi Compton. In addition, he has led the development of product position and global campaigns for Citibank, Aetna, The Procter and Gamble Company, Prudential Insurance, RJR Nabisco, Mercedes-Benz and Reebok. Currently, Mr. Hayes also serves on the Board of Trustees of Save the Children and the Board of Regents of Seton Hall University. He is a past director of Yahoo!, Inc., Fairfield Communities Inc., the Association of National Advertisers and The Tiger Woods Foundation. He received a B.A. in Communications from Seton Hall University.
Brian Kelley joined Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director in December 2012 from The Coca-Cola Company where he was named President of Coca-Cola Refreshments in September 2012. From 2011 until November 2012, he served as Chief Product Supply Officer, Coca Cola Refreshments and from 2010 until 2011 as President of Coca-Cola’s North America Business Integration. As President of Coca-Cola’s North American Business Integration he led the total integration of the acquisition of the North American assets of Coca-Cola Enterprises, combining Coca-Cola North America and Coca-Cola Enterprises’ North American operations into a new company, Coca-Cola Refreshments. Mr. Kelley joined Coca-Cola in 2007 as President and General Manager, Still Beverages and Supply Chain North America. Prior to Coca-Cola, Mr. Kelley was President and Chief Executive of SIRVA, Inc. (formerly North American Van Lines), a $3.7 billion leading provider of relocation solutions to a well-established and diverse customer base around the world. His earlier experience includes Ford Motor Company, where he was President of its $13 billion Lincoln/Mercury division and The General Electric Company where he held roles of increasing responsibility until named Vice President and General Manager, Sales and Distribution at GE Appliances. Mr. Kelley began his career in sales and marketing at The Procter & Gamble Company and over a period of years, worked his way up through brand management. Currently, Mr. Kelley also serves on the Board of Trustees of College of the Holy Cross. He received a B.A. in Economics from College of the Holy Cross.
A.D. David Mackay joined Keurig Green Mountain's Board of Directors in December 2012. Mr. Mackay served as the Chief Executive Officer of Kellogg Company from December 2006 to January 2011 and as its President from August 2003 to January 2011. From 2003 – 2006, he served as the Chief Operating Officer of Kellogg. In addition to his rich consumer product background Mr. Mackay brings significant international experience to the Board of Keurig Green Mountain, derived from his roles at Kellogg Australia, United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland, as well as his role as Managing Director of Sara Lee Bakery in Australia. Currently, Mr. Mackay also serves on the Board of Directors of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. and Woolworths Ltd. Australia. He is a past director of Kellogg Company, Beam, Inc. and Fortune Brands, Inc. He received a B.B.A. degree from Charles Sturt University, Australia.
Michael J. Mardy joined Keurig Green Mountain's Board of Directors in April 2007. He is currently Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Director of Tumi Holdings, Inc., a retailer of prestige travel goods and business accessories. Prior to joining Tumi in July 2003, Mr. Mardy served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Keystone Foods LLC, a global manufacturer of food products. From 1980 to 1996, he held various senior level financial positions with Nabisco, Inc., last serving as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Nabisco Biscuit Company, the leading U.S. cookie and cracker manufacturer. Currently, Mr. Mardy serves on the Board of Trustees of the Eden Institute for Autism and the Board of Directors of the Institute of Medicine and Public Health of New Jersey, and the New Jersey Chapter of the Financial Executives Institute. He received a B.A. in History from Princeton University and an M.B.A. in Accounting and Finance from Rutgers University.
Hinda Miller joined Keurig Green Mountain’s Board of Directors in January 1999. She is currently President of Deforest Concepts, a consulting firm specializing in executive coaching, leadership and entrepreneurship for women. Ms. Miller also chairs an advisory board for newly-established Sustainable Entrepreneurship MBA at the University of Vermont. Ms. Miller previously served as a Vermont State Senator from 2003 to 2012. From 1977 to1996, she was co-founder of Jogbra Inc., an athletic apparel company, and then served as President of Champion Jogbra division of Sara Lee Corp. She received a B.A. from the Parsons School of Design, New York City and an M.F.A. from New York University.
David E. Moran joined Keurig Green Mountain's Board of Directors in October 1995. He has been President of Marketing Driven Solutions, a marketing consulting firm focused on driving organic growth through innovation, brand building and portfolio strategy, since June 2005. Mr. Moran was Chief Executive Officer of Fusion5, a management consulting company, from 1999 to 2005. From 1992 to 1999, he served as a Partner in the Cambridge Group. Prior to joining the Cambridge Group, Mr. Moran was a Partner at Marketing Corporation of America from July 1984 to June 1992. He began his career with General Foods and International Playtex, where he spent ten years advancing through responsibilities in brand management. He received a B.A. in Management and an M.B.A. from Texas Christian University.
José Octavio Reyes Lagunes joined Keurig Green Mountain’s Board of Directors in August 2014. Mr. Reyes retired as Vice Chairman of The Coca-Cola Export Corporation in April of 2014. Prior to his most recent role at The Coca-Cola Export Corporation which he had held since 2012 and where he was responsible for mentoring system leaders around the globe and leading efforts to implement key initiatives of The Coca-Cola Company's 2020 Vision, Mr. Reyes served as President of the Latin America Group of The Coca-Cola Company from 2002 to 2012. Mr. Reyes began his career with The Coca-Cola Company in 1980 at Coca-Cola de México as Manager of Strategic Planning. In 1987, he was appointed Manager of the Sprite and Diet Coke brands at corporate headquarters in Atlanta. He moved to Brazil in 1990 as Marketing Director for the Brazil Division and subsequently was named Marketing and Operations Vice President for the Mexico Division. Mr. Reyes then became Deputy Division President for the Mexico Division in 1996, and was named its President later that year. Currently, Mr. Reyes also serves on the Board of Directors of MasterCard Worldwide, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Co., Comex Paints and the Papalote Children's Museum in Mexico City. He received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the Universidad Autónoma de México and an M.B.A. from the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, both in his native Mexico.
Susan Kilsby joined Keurig Green Mountain’s Board in July 2013. Prior to her retirement in 2014, Ms. Kilsby served as Senior Advisor at Credit Suisse covering global corporations, following her more than 30-year career in investment banking during which she held a variety of senior positions including Head of EMEA Mergers & Acquisitions. Ms. Kilsby is a member of C200, where she was previously international Chair, and was a founder of the Competitor Diversity Forum. Ms. Kilsby is a Senior Visiting Fellow of Cass Business School and Chairman of Cass’s M&A Research Centre. Ms. Kilsby is a member of Wellesley College’s Business Leadership Council and has served on the Board of the Yale School of Management. Currently, Ms. Kilsby also serves on the Board of Directors of Shire plc as its Chairman, BBA Aviation plc and Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Co. She is a past director of L’Occitane SA. She received a B.A. from Wellesley College and an M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management.
Robert A. Steele joined Keurig Green Mountain's Board of Directors in June 2013. Mr. Steele is the former Vice Chairman, Healthcare Strategy for The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G). In his 35 years at P&G, he held several leadership positions including Vice Chairman, Global Health and Well-Being, with responsibility for oral care, feminine care, personal health care, pet care and snack brands; Group President, Household Care; Group President, North America; President, North America; and Vice President, North American Market Development Organization. He began his career in sales before moving to brand management. Mr. Steele is an Adviser to CVC Capital Partners Ltd. He previously served on the Board of Directors of the Kellogg Company and Beam, Inc. He received a B.A. from College of Wooster and an M.B.A. from Cleveland State University.
Robert P. Stiller founded Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. in 1981 and served as its President and Chief Executive Officer until May 2007. Mr. Stiller was Chairman of the Board of Directors from May 2007 until May 2012, and served as a Director of the Board of Directors from May 2012 until June 2013. Upon his resignation as a Director from the Board of Directors in June 2013 he was made Chairman Emeritus.