LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Dec. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR) is pleased to announce that Pam Carter has joined its Board of Directors. Ms. Carter was elected as an independent member of the Board by Broadridge's stockholders at its Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on November 16, 2017. Following her election, Broadridge's Board consists of 10 members, nine of whom are independent including the Chairman. Ms. Carter will serve as a member of the Audit Committee.
Ms. Carter is the retired President of Cummins Distribution Business, a division of Cummins Inc., a global manufacturer of diesel engines and related technologies. She assumed that role in 2008 and served in that position until she retired in 2015. She previously served as President – Cummins Filtration, then as Vice President and General Manager of Europe, Middle East and Africa business and operations for Cummins Inc. Ms. Carter served as Vice President and General Counsel of Cummins Inc. from 1997 to 1999. Prior to joining Cummins Inc., Ms. Carter was elected as the Attorney General for the State of Indiana in 1993, where she was the first African-American woman in the country to be elected to that position.
"I am delighted to welcome Pam to the Broadridge Board of Directors," said Leslie A. Brun, Chairman of the Board. "Pam is an accomplished business leader and an experienced board member. Pam's extensive global management experience and her government leadership experience make her a great addition to the Broadridge Board."
Ms. Carter currently serves on the Board of Directors of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, a position she has held since 2015. In addition, she is also on the Board of Directors of CSX Corp., where she has served since 2010, and Enbridge Inc. following the merger of Spectra Energy Corp. and Enbridge in February 2017. She has served on Spectra's Board since 2007.
"I am excited and honored to be elected to the Broadridge Board," Ms. Carter said. "I look forward to doing my part to help Broadridge build on its history of strong performance and industry leadership."
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR), a $4 billion global fintech leader, provides investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge's investor communications, securities processing and managed services solutions help clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure, allowing them to increase their focus on core business activities. With over 50 years of experience, Broadridge's infrastructure underpins proxy voting services for over 90 percent of public companies and mutual funds in North America, and processes more than $5 trillion in fixed income and equity trades per day. Broadridge employs approximately 10,000 full-time associates in 16 countries. For more information about Broadridge, please visit www.broadridge.com.
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