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Melinda D. Whittington - La-Z-Boy

Melinda D. Whittington

La-Z-Boy

Melinda Whittington is President and CEO of La-Z-Boy. She joined La-Z-Boy in 2018 as chief financial officer to lead a global finance and accounting team responsible for external reporting, financial planning and analysis, investor relations, internal audit, treasury and risk management and the tax function.She was previously chief financial officer for Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, a healthcare information technology solutions company, and held prior leadership positions at Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (now The Kraft Heinz Company) and Procter and Gamble. Whittington currently serves on the board of the YMCA of Monroe, Michigan and is a member of the Ohio State University Fisher College of Business Dean’s Advisory Council. She is a summa cum laude graduate of Ohio State University, earning her BS in business administration. She is also a certified public accountant.

Year appointed: 2021