Jabil names new director
October 17, 2019 - Kathleen Walters, a retired executive at Georgia-Pacific Corp., was named to the Jabil Inc. board of directors. Walters previously served as an independent director on Jabil’s board from 2005-2011, when she served as the chair of the compensation committee and on other special committees of the board, a news release said. Walters said in the release that she has closely followed the Jabil (NYSE: JBL), a St. Petersburg-based manufacturing solutions provider, and its success over the past nine years. "During that time, the company has grown considerably and now serves several new and exciting end-markets. Moving ahead, I believe my background in both manufacturing and consumer products aligns well with the strategic direction of the company and I welcome another opportunity to contribute as a member of the board," Walters said.