Leadership Team

Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky

Senior International Partner,
WilmerHale, LLP

Director since: 2001
Committees served: Audit, Corporate Governance and Nominating (Chair)
Other Current Public Boards: The Estee Lauder Companies, Inc., American Express Company and Intel Corporation

Ambassador Barshefsky has been Senior International Partner at the law firm of WilmerHale, LLP, in Washington, D.C. since September 2001. From March 1997 to January 2001, Ambassador Barshefsky was the United States Trade Representative, the chief trade negotiator and principal trade policymaker for the United States and a member of the President’s Cabinet. Ambassador Barshefsky is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a Trustee of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. In the past five years, Ambassador Barshefsky also served as a director of the Council on Foreign Relations.

As a result of her long-standing career in the public sector, Ambassador Barshefsky brings to the Board unique and invaluable insight with respect to public policy and international matters. Additionally, Ambassador Barshefsky has significant corporate governance experience from serving on a number of public company boards of directors and board committees.