Edgewell adds Elizabeth Valk Long to board
Upon her appointment, Ms. Long will serve as a member of the board's Audit Committee and its Nominating and Executive Compensation Committee.
Ms. Long has served as a director on the board of the J.M. Smucker Co. since 1997, and is Chair of the Executive Compensation Committee.
She previously served as director for Steelcase Inc. and Belk Inc. She also served as a director on the boards of Wachovia Corp. and Jefferson Pilot Corp. Ms. Long is Trustee Emerita at Hollins University, chairs the board of St. Timothy's School in Stevenson, MD and is a director of The Summit Charter School Foundation in Cashiers, NC.
Ms. Long retired as Executive Vice President of Time Inc. in 2001. In her role, she was responsible for the Company's consumer marketing, customer service, newsstand distribution, production, human resources, legal affairs and communications.
She was the first woman to hold the position of publisher at Time Inc., serving in that capacity for Life, People, and Time magazines.
Ms. Long received her BA from Hollins University in 1972 and her MBA from Harvard Business School in 1979.