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VFC appoints Rodney McMullen as BoD member
Feb '16
The Board of Directors of VF Corporation, a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, has elected W. Rodney McMullen as a director, effective February 16, 2016.

McMullen was elected chairman of the Board of the Kroger Co. (Kroger) effective January 1, 2015, and chief executive officer effective January 1, 2014. Kroger, headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, is one of the world's largest grocery retailers.

Prior to his current role, McMullen served as president and chief operating officer of Kroger from August 2009 to December 2013.

McMullen is a member of the Board of Directors of Cincinnati Financial Corp. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of Xavier University and on the Business Partnership Foundation, Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky. He earned a bachelor's degree in accounting, a BBA in finance, and a master's degree in accounting, from the University of Kentucky, according to a press release.

Eric Wiseman, VF Corporation's chairman and chief executive officer said, “Rodney is a proven business leader who understands the opportunities and complexities associated with a large retail organisation that features many consumer-facing brands. The depth and breadth of his experiences and insights will serve the VF Board of Directors beginning on day one. He knows the value of brands knows how to establish and sustain brand loyalty and understands what it takes to grow brands to new levels. We are pleased to have Rodney as a member of our Board of Directors.”

McMullen will serve on the audit, and nominating, and governance committees of VF's Board of Directors.

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