Kathleen joined the LGIM America Board as a Non-Executive Director in 2017.
Kathleen most recently served as the Chief Investment Officer for the Benefit Plans at Ford Motor Company. There, she had investment responsibility for approximately $66 billion in global retirement assets, including the $41 billion U.S. pension fund, the sixth largest corporate Defined Benefit plan in the U.S. Her oversight encompassed more than 68 DB and 65 DC plans across more than 32 countries where Ford does business.
Kathleen was a key architect of Ford’s global pension de-risking strategy, which provided retirement security for nearly half-million participants worldwide, while strengthening the balance sheet and risk profile of the sponsor. Her prior positions at Ford included Global Risk Management Director, Finance VP for Ford Australia, and Controller - North American Engine Operations. She retired from Ford at year-end 2016.
In addition to her LGIM America role, Kathleen joined the LGIMH board as a NED in 2018. She also serves as a Trustee on the JP Morgan Mutual Funds Board and as a member of SSGA’s Advisory Board for their Outsourced-CIO business.
Kathleen earned a BA in Economics, with high distinction, from the University of Virginia, and an MBA from Harvard University Graduate School of Business.
* Non-Executive Director of the Legal & General Investment Management United States (Holdings), Inc. (“U.S. Holdings”) Board of Directors. LGIMA is a wholly owned subsidiary of U.S. Holdings.