Wayne Law professor named among most influential corporate board directors

Katherine E. White
Katherine White

DETROIT – Wayne State University Law School Professor Katherine White has been named among WomenInc. Magazine’s 2019 Most Influential Corporate Board Directors for her service on the Board of Directors for Old National Bancorp.

White joins leading corporate board directors from across the country, including Mary Barra, chairman and CEO of General Motors.

WomenInc.’s winter edition features a directory of more than 700 directors serving on the boards of S&P 1000/Mid-Cap publicly held companies and is the most comprehensive listing of women executives, influencers and achievers contributing leadership to corporate boards.

White joined the Wayne Law faculty in 1996. She was appointed by the secretary of commerce to serve on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Patent Public Advisory Committee (2000-02) and is also currently a member of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Plant Variety Protection Office Advisory Board. In addition, she has been a member of the University of Michigan Board of Regents since 1999. She joined the Old National Bancorp Board of Directors in 2015.

White is a Fulbright senior scholar (Germany), a White House fellow (2001-02), and a registered patent attorney.

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Contact: Kaylee Place

Phone: 313-577-4629

Email: kaylee.place@wayne.edu

This release was updated at 12:04 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020.


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