Smurfit Kappa Group plc has confirmed the appointment of Mary Lynn Ferguson-McHugh to the Board of Directors as an independent, non-executive director, effective 5 January 2023.
Ferguson-McHugh (pictured left), an American citizen, brings a breadth of strategic, operational and commercial experience to the Board. She retired from Procter & Gamble in 2021 having spent over 35 years with the company. In her time with Procter & Gamble, Mary Lynn held a number of senior leadership positions, including most recently her roles as CEO of Family Care (Paper Products) and P&G Ventures, positions she held since 2019 having served as Group President of Family Care (Paper Products) since 2014 and P&G Ventures since 2015. Prior to that, from 2011, she was based in Switzerland where she held the position of Group President – Western Europe and then Group President – Europe.
Irial Finan, Chair, Smurfit Kappa Group, commented, “We are delighted to welcome Mary Lynn to the Board of Smurfit Kappa. Mary Lynn brings significant global operational experience and fast-moving consumer goods knowledge to SKG. Her insight and expertise will add greatly to the Board.”