RICHFIELD, Ohio, Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Janet Jankura, sitting public company director, has become a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Fellow - the highest level of credentialing for corporate directors and corporate governance professionals. Jankura serves as a director on the board of publically-traded Green Earth Technologies, Inc.
As an NACD Fellow, Janet has demonstrated her knowledge of the leading trends and practices that define exemplary corporate governance today, and has committed to developing professional insights through a sophisticated course of ongoing study. NACD's Fellows serve on boards of some of the largest and most diverse corporations in the world.
"We are proud to announce that Janet Jankura has joined NACD's credentialed directors and has taken the next step in the pursuit of boardroom excellence," said Ken Daly, president and CEO of NACD. "Our fellows help advance the highest standards for those who serve in the boardroom, strengthening our businesses and driving director professionalism."
"We appreciate Janet's service on the GET board and her strategic guidance to the executive team. It is important that our directors are current on the latest in corporate governance," stated Greg Adams, Chief Operating Officer and CFO of Green Earth Technologies, Inc.
"Continuous improvement is the cornerstone of my philosophy for competitive advantage in the 21st century," said Jankura, "GET tripled its sales and my oversight role and contributions must be based in a current forward looking position, which this program has complemented. The resources and connections I made through NACD's Fellowship program will be key assets to the companies I serve."
About Janet Jankura
Jankura's expertise gained from 15 years as a director of six public and private organizations in strategic planning, risk management and CEO succession, make her an ideal candidate to share insights and experience. Because of this, she is frequently selected to participate in forums as a panelist and consultant, such as her recent involvement in the Annual Board Leadership Conference of the NACD in Washington, DC attended by 800 corporate directors/CEO's from 25 countries.
Skilled at aligning corporate initiatives with human capital strategy, she was recruited to serve as Board Director, Compensation Committee Chair and Audit Committee member of Green Earth Technologies. Ms. Jankura is a prior Director of BAC, a $1.5B organization where she served on the Governance Committee.
Prior to her career as a professional director, Jankura had a 15-year executive career. She is the former Chief Human Resource Officer for a unit of Rockwell Automation, a $5B industrial automation and information solutions company in 84 countries. With Chief Executive Officer background, Ms. Jankura drove operational leadership as a United States Marine Corps Officer, responsible for an 11,000-person global command.
The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) is a membership organization focused on advancing exemplary board leadership. Based on 35 years of experience, NACD identifies, interprets and provides insights and information that 12,000 corporate board members rely upon to apply their wisdom and knowledge to make sound strategic decisions and confidently confront complex business challenges and enhance shareowner value.
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