Lucky 13: Koellner joins Goodyear's board
Laurette Koellner, retired president of Boeing International Corp., has been elected to Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.'s board of directors.
Her election brings the size of Goodyear’s board to 13 members.
Koellner, 60, most recently served as executive chairman of International Lease Finance Corp., a subsidiary of American International Group Inc. (AIG) until its May 2014 sale to AerCap Holdings.
Prior to AIG, Koellner spent 11 years with The Boeing Co. serving in a variety of financial and business leadership roles. They included president of Boeing International, where she oversaw in-country operations around the world, and president of Connexion by Boeing.
She began her career with McDonnell Douglas Corp., where she held financial management positions of increasing responsibility in contracting, budgeting, strategic and business planning, before becoming vice president, internal audit prior to the company’s acquisition by Boeing in 1997.
Koellner also is a director at Celestica Inc. and Papa Johns International Inc. She serves on each company’s audit committee.
She previously served as a director of International Lease Finance, American International Group and Hillshire Brands Co. (formerly Sara Lee Corp.).