[WBC] Lunch & Learn with Phoebe Wood

by Women's Business Connection


Thu, 15 Feb 2018

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

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110 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095, United States

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Phoebe Wood is Principal of CompaniesWood, a firm that specializes in advising and investing in early stage companies. She has made over two dozen direct investments in early stage companies.

Ms. Wood was the Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of Brown-Forman Corporation before her retirement from that company in 2008. She had responsibility for corporate development, controller, treasury, investor relations, tax, information technology, and internal audit departments. Before joining Brown-Forman, Ms. Wood was the CFO at Motorola’s telecom subsidiary, Propel, Inc., and before that spent almost 24 years at Atlantic Richfield Company (now BP), in financial management.

Ms. Wood is a member of the Board of Directors of Invesco, Ltd., Leggett & Platt, Inc., Pioneer Natural Resources Co., and PPL Corporation. She also served on the boards of Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. and OshKosh B’Gosh, Inc.

Ms. Wood is a Trustee of the Gheens Foundation, Pitzer College and The American Printing House for the Blind. She is a Trustee emerita of Smith College. She has an MBA from UCLA and was named one of 100 Inspirational Alumni of the Anderson School of Management. She is a member of The Committee of 200, an invitation-only membership organization of the world’s most successful women business leaders. She was recently chosen as one of 100 national business leaders who make up Bizwomen’s Inaugural Women to Watch list.

She has two daughters and lives in Louisville, Kentucky.

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