Gretchen R. Crist

Ms. Crist has served as a member of our Board of Directors since April 2018. In June 2020, Ms. Crist was named Managing Director, Consumer Goods and Services, for RSR Partners, Inc. which operates as a board, executive, and leadership recruiting company for businesses globally. From February 2019 to June 2020, Ms. Crist served as the Principal of Win With People Solutions. Ms. Crist served as the Senior Vice President, Human Resources of Henkel Corporation in North America, which is part of Henkel, KGA, a large multi-national public company headquartered in Germany that manufactures adhesive technologies, beauty care products and laundry and home care products, from September 2016 through January 2019. Prior to Henkel, she served as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for The Sun Products Corporation, a company she helped found in 2008. Prior to joining The Sun Products Corporation, Ms. Crist was Vice President of Human Resources and Chief Human Resources officer for Playtex Products Corp., a New York Stock Exchange listed company that manufactures personal care products. Ms. Crist joined Playtex in 1995 and held positions of increasing responsibility until being named Chief Human Resources Officer in 2005. Prior to Playtex, Ms. Crist served in various human capital leadership roles with the New Power Corporation, Altria and Nestle Waters. Ms. Crist is a member of the society of Human Resources Management and HR50X Group. She is also past Executive Committee member of the Board, Secretary of Make-A-Wish Foundation of Connecticut (2009-2015) and board member of EBP Supply Solutions (2013-2016). She currently serves on the Make-A-Wish Governance Committee for Connecticut.