"The 2009 Board of Directors is an outstanding group of leaders," states
"I am honored to serve as GEMI's new Chair," said Bechard. "I am committed to continuing to help GEMI provide value to its members, while supporting its efforts to be recognized as a leader in providing strategies for businesses to achieve environmental, health and safety (EHS) excellence, economic success and corporate citizenship."
The 2009 Board of Directors includes:
"I look forward to working with our new Board and the GEMI membership," stated Bechard. "Over the years, GEMI has built a foundation of value and integrity which was significantly enhanced by the actions of the 2008 Board under
GEMI members include: 3M; Abbott; Anheuser-Busch Companies Inc.; Biogen Idec; Bristol-Myers Squibb Company; BNSF Railway Company; Cadbury; Carnival Corporation & PLC; ConAgra Foods; Duke Energy; DuPont; Eastman Kodak Company; Ecolab, Inc.; FedEx; Johnson & Johnson; Johnson Controls, Inc.; JohnsonDiversey, Inc.; Kraft Foods Inc.; Merck & Company, Inc.; Occidental Petroleum Corporation; Perdue Farms, Inc.; The Procter & Gamble Company; Roche; Schering-Plough Corporation; The Scotts Company; Smithfield Foods, Inc.; Southern Company; and, Wyeth.
For more information about GEMI please visit GEMI's website at www.gemi.org
Arielle Brown, GEMI: 202-296-7449 Amy Goldman, GEMI: 202-296-7449
SOURCE Global Environmental Management Initiative