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Anne Finucane Joins Williams-Sonoma Board of Directors
“We are delighted to have Anne join our Board,” said Laura Alber, president and chief executive officer. “Her extensive experience in the financial services industry combined with her deep commitment to environmental, social, and governance matters makes her a valuable addition to our board.”
“We are pleased to announce the addition of Anne to our Board,” said Scott Dahnke, board chair. “Her distinguished career in banking, her strategic marketing expertise, and her leadership in corporate social responsibility will provide our Board with key insights in these areas.”
Finucane has been vice chairman of Bank of America Corporation, a global financial services company, since July 2015 and chairman of the board of Bank of America Europe since July 2018. Finucane served as global chief strategy and marketing officer for Bank of America from 2006 through July 2015 and served as Northeast Market President from 2004 through July 2015.
During her 25-plus years as a senior leader at Bank of America and its legacy firms, Finucane has led the bank’s environmental and climate finance efforts and has served as senior advisor to four chief executive officers and the Board of Directors. As a member of the executive management team, Finucane is responsible for the strategic positioning of Bank of America and leads the company’s environmental, social, governance, sustainable finance, and public policy efforts. Finucane is also the chair of Bank of America’s Global ESG Committee, which directs all of the company’s ESG efforts. She also co-chairs the Sustainable Markets Committee, stewards Bank of America’s climate business initiative of $1 trillion by 2030, oversees the company’s $2 billion Community Development Financial Institution portfolio, and chairs the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. Finucane announced her intention to retire from Bank of America at the end of this year while maintaining her position as Chair of Bank of America Europe.