Retired Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer, Brown-Forman Corporation
Phoebe Wood became a Director of the company in July 2013. Since 2008, Wood has been a principal at CompaniesWood, a consulting firm specializing in early stage investments. She was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Brown-Forman Corporation, a diversified consumer products manufacturer, from 2001 to 2006, and Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer from 2006 to 2008. Prior to Brown-Forman Corporation, Wood was Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and a Director of Propel Corporation (a subsidiary of Motorola) from 2000 to 2001. Previously, Wood served in various capacities during her tenure at ARCO from 1976 to 2000.
Wood graduated from Smith College with an A.B. degree in Psychology and then earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of California Los Angeles. She currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Invesco Ltd., a global investment management company, and Leggett & Platt, Incorporated, a diversified manufacturer, as well as on the boards of trustees for the Gheens Foundation, the American Printing House for the Blind, and Pitzer College.