McCormick Appoints Jacques Tapiero to Board of Directors
McCormick & Company (NYSE: MKC) today announced that Jacques Tapiero, Senior Vice President and President, Emerging Markets for Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY), has been appointed to the Board of Directors of McCormick effective September 24, 2012.
Mr. Tapiero has led Lilly's emerging markets business unit since 2009 and brings more than 25 years of international business experience from the innovation-driven pharmaceutical company based in Indianapolis, IN. Currently, he leads the company's business strategy in many of the world's fastest-growing markets, such as China, Russia, Brazil, Mexico, South Korea and Turkey. He is a member of Lilly's executive committee.
Previously, Mr. Tapiero served as president of the intercontinental region for Lilly, which comprised offices in Asia, Australia, African and Middle East countries, Canada, Latin America and Russia. Prior to this role, Mr. Tapiero has served as president and general manager for both Lilly France and Lilly Brazil, as well as managing director of Lilly Sweden. He has held several sales and finance positions in Indianapolis, France, Sweden and Switzerland since joining Lilly in 1983.
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