Director Since: 2013
Term Expires in: 2023
• Compensation and Personnel
Summary: Ms. Whiting brings to our Board a uniquely customer-focused perspective based on her extensive background in consumer analytics, global information services, marketing and media experience. In 2014, Ms. Whiting retired as Vice Chair of Nielsen, N.V., a global provider of information into what consumers watch and purchase. In her 35-year career with Nielsen, she held numerous executive positions including President, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Executive Officer and Chair of Nielsen Media Research, as well as Executive Vice President. As Vice Chair, she led global initiatives related to client relations, communications, marketing, public and government affairs, corporate social responsibility and diversity for the company. She has served on the Board of Directors of Kemper Corporation, a diversified insurance holding company, since 2017. She has served as a Director of IPL and WPL since 2013.
Skills and Qualifications: strategic leadership; financial acumen/literacy; operations; customer perspective; legal and regulatory; human resources/executive compensation; risk management; technology systems/cybersecurity; diversity.