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Robert J. Lawless

Independent Director since 2012

Committees: Corporate Governance (Chair); Compensation and Leadership Development; Finance and Risk

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.



Corporate Governance CommitteeCorporate Governance Committee
Compensation and Leadership Development CommitteeCompensation and Leadership Development Committee
Finance and Risk CommitteeFinance and Risk 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.