Ilene Gordon

Former Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer
Ingredion Incorporated

Director Since 


Business Experience 

Ms. Gordon is the retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ingredion Incorporated since August 2018. Ms. Gordon previously served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Ingredion Incorporated from January 2018 to July 2018, and Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer from May 2009 to December 2017. Ms. Gordon has served as a member of the Board of Directors of International Paper Company since 2012 and Lockheed Martin Corporation since 2016. Ms. Gordon was President and Chief Executive Officer of Rio Tinto’s Alcan Packaging, a multinational business unit engaged in the production of flexible and specialty packaging, from 2007 to 2009 and held various senior management positions of increasing responsibility at its affiliate and predecessor companies from 1999 to 2007. Ms. Gordon also serves on the Board of Trustees and as Vice Chair of The Conference Board. 

Public Board Memberships 

•    International Paper, a paper and packaging company
•    Lockheed Martin, a global security and aerospace company

Additional Accomplishments 

•    Board of Trustees and Vice Chair, The Conference Board


Ms. Gordon brings to the Board extensive knowledge of the development and implementation of growth strategies from her experience as CEO at a leading global producer of nature-based ingredient solutions for global food, beverage, brewing and industrial customers.