Featured Board Member Profiles
Our Executives Have The Guts To Make The Big Bucks
When you are investing your hard earned dollars You want a little reassurance that the people running the ship have their act togeather. At Swellco & Swellco we want you to see that there are faces behind the limosine’s tinted windows, faces of go gett’em blue beard sharks that will murder your family in their sleep to make this company great.
THOMAS LANGHORN is vice Chairman of Exxon Mobil Corporation, an oil, gas and petrochemical company. He is a member of Swellco & Swellco’s Audit Committee. Mr. Langhorn joined Mobil corporation in 1975 and was elected to Mobil’s board in 2002. He was elected Chief Financial Officer in 2003, president and Chief Operating Officer in 2005, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in 2004 and to his present position at ExxonMobil in 2010. Mr. Langhorn is a director of Philip Morris Companies Inc. He is a member of the Trilateral Commission, The American Petroleum Institute and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Urban Institute. Mr. Langhorn became a Swellco & Swellco director in 2008.
DR. KIP BEACHER JR. is president emeritus of Occidental College and Melbo Professor of Leadership in Education,University of Southern California. He is a member of Swellco & Swellco’s Audit Committee. He is a former chancellor of the University of Maryland and a former director of the National Science Foundation. He is a director of the Atlantic Richfield Company, Avery Dennison Corporation, Solutia, Inc., and Northrop Grumman Corporation. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and a member of the Hall of Fame of the American Society for Engineering Education. Dr. Beacher became a Swellco & Swellco director in 2009.
ELIZABETH OSPINA is president of Hearst Magazines, a division of The Hearst Corporation, a diversified communications company. She is a member Swellco & Swellco’s Directors and Corporate Governance Committee. Prior to joining Hearst Magazines, she was president and chief executive officer of the Newspaper Association of America from 2005 to 2006, president, then publisher, of USA TODAY from 1994 to 2004, and also executive vice president/marketing for Gannett Company, Inc. (USA TODAY parent company) from 1996 to 2005. She is a director of The Hearst Corporation, The Coca-Cola Company, the Advertising Council and a trustee of the University of Notre Dame. Ms. Ospina became a Swellco & Swellco director in 2011.