Wolverine Worldwide Names New Board Member


ROCKFORD — Wolverine Worldwide has appointment of Gina R. Boswell to the company’s board of directors.

Boswell is executive vice president, personal care, for Unilever PLC/Unilever NV, a global food, personal care, and household products company. Unilever’s products are sold in more than 190 countries and include such well-known global brands as Dove, Lipton and Hellman’s. Boswell has held numerous senior leadership positions with other leading global companies, including Avon Products, Inc., Ford Motor Co., and Estee Lauder Companies Inc.

Boswell was included in the 2012 “Women to Watch” by AdAge magazine and was named an “Achiever of the Year” in 2011 by Cosmetic Executive Women. She also serves on the board of directors of ManpowerGroup Inc.

Boswell is a graduate of Boston University and received a master’s in public and private management from Yale University.