Wolverine Worldwide appointed Roxane Divol to the company’s Board of Directors. Divol, 42, is the senior vice president of Alliances for Symantec Corporation, one of the world’s largest software companies that specializes in personal and organizational security, storage and availability solutions. Prior to joining Symantec, Ms. Divol was a partner in the San Francisco office of McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm.
“Roxane Divol is a talented executive who adds valuable strategic and global perspective to our already strong Board of Directors,” stated Blake W. Krueger, Wolverine Worldwide’s chairman and chief executive officer. “Roxane possesses an impressive track record with a strong marketing and sales background, along with her vast experience in the fast-moving world of digital technology. We are confident she will be a key asset as Wolverine looks to further strengthen its connections with consumers in today’s ever-evolving marketplace.”
Commented Divol, “I am very pleased to join the Board of Wolverine Worldwide, a global leader in footwear, apparel and accessories known for its ability to build and expand performance and lifestyle brands across the globe. The Wolverine portfolio contains some of the world’s most admired brands, and I look forward to working with the management team and fellow Board members to continue the Company’s long and successful track record of rewarding the Company’s shareholders.”
In 2013, Divol was named one of the “Most Influential Women in Business” by the San Francisco Business Times. She currently serves on the Board for the Global Fund for Women, as well as the Board for Lycée Français de San Francisco.
Divol received a Masters of Business Administration from INSEAD with distinction, and a Masters in Engineering from Ecole Polytechnique, a leading engineering school and military academy in France.