Whirlpool announced that Jennifer LaClair has been nominated for election to its Board of Directors at its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on April 21, 2020. LaClair is the Chief Financial Officer of Ally Financial and a member of the firm’s executive council. As CFO, her responsibilities include oversight of Ally’s finance, accounting, capital markets, treasury, investor relations, modeling and analytics and supply chain. “Jenn is a highly respected leader in the financial services industry. Her unique experience and perspective will be a valuable asset to the board of directors as Whirlpool Corporation forges ahead in our pursuit to constantly improve life at home,” said CEO Marc Bitzer. LaClair’s nomination marks the first time in Whirlpool Corporation history that the slate of board nominees will have four women members. Achieving 30 percent female representation on the Board of Directors reinforces Whirlpool’s commitment to inclusion & diversity.