We are excited to spread the news of Carol Lowe’s appointment to EMCOR’s Board of Directors! Through our social media campaign, Women Serve on Boards has urged EMCOR and other F500 companies that have zero women on their boards to make board diversity a priority. We are thrilled that EMCOR’s leaders were one of the first to take action. Congratulations!
From EMCOR’s press release: Stephen W. Bershad, Chairman of the Board of EMCOR Group, Inc. commented, “We are pleased to welcome Carol to the EMCOR Board of Directors and look forward to leveraging Carol’s strategic, operational and financial vision and leadership for EMCOR as we continue to grow our business and drive value for our shareholders.”
Ms. Lowe is the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE:SEE), a global manufacturer of innovative packaging and hygiene solutions of widely recognized brands. She joined Sealed Air in June 2012 and previously (2002 – 2012) held executive operational and financial positions at Carlisle Companies Incorporated (NYSE:CSL), a diversified global manufacturing company.As a CPA and the Chief Financial Officer of a Fortune 500 public company, Ms. Lowe brings to the Board invaluable financial and accounting expertise as well as a strong background in operations management and corporate governance. She received a B.S. in Accounting, from the University of North Carolina, Charlotte and an M.B.A. from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.
Women Serve on Boards’ social media campaign has influenced these companies and helped enact change. We applaud EMCOR for taking the needed action towards board diversity. Today counts as a victory and a huge stepping stone for EMCOR to continue addressing gender disparity within corporate settings. We’re inspired to keep fighting for change and excited to see Carol’s impact on shaping the company’s future. It’s moments like this that make everyone’s efforts fruitful.