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Robert J. Lawless

Independent Director since 2012

​​​Mr. Lawless has extensive executive leadership and strategic planning experience. As a former chief executive officer of a public company, he provides critical perspectives on governance and other public company issues that inform his leadership of the Corporate Governance Committee.

Professional History & Board Service

Mr. Lawless served as Chairman of McCormick & Company, Inc. (food manufacturing industry) from 1997 to 2009, having also served as its President until 2006, and its Chief Executive Officer until his retirement in 2008. 

Mr. Lawless currently serves as a director of The Baltimore Life Insurance Company (insurance provider). Mr. Lawless previously served as a director of Constellation Energy Group from 2002 to 2012 when Constellation merged with Exelon.

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