Press Release

Kathleen Dvorak and Graciela Monteagudo Recognized as WomenInc. Magazine’s Most Influential Corporate Board Directors

LAKE ZURICH, Ill. – December 27, 2019 – ACCO Brands Corporation (NYSE: ACCO), one of the world’s largest designers, marketers and manufacturers of branded business, academic and consumer products, is pleased to announce that two members of its board of directors - Kathleen Dvorak and Graciela Monteagudo - have been recognized as WomenInc. magazine’s 2019 Most Influential Corporate Directors.  

“On behalf of our employees and directors, I want to express our sincere congratulations to Kathy and Graciela for this well-deserved and prestigious recognition. Their expertise, business acumen, leadership and experience strengthen our board and help us run a better company,” said Boris Elisman, ACCO Brands Chairman, President and CEO.  

Ms. Dvorak is currently the Chairperson of the Audit Committee and member of the Finance and Planning Committee. She served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Richardson Electronics Ltd., and previously was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at United Stationers. Ms. Dvorak has a certificate of Cybersecurity Oversight from the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD).

Ms. Monteagudo is currently the Chairperson of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee, and a member of the Compensation Committee. She is a NACD Board Leadership Fellow. Ms. Monteagudo has served as Chief Executive Officer of LALA U.S., Senior Vice President and President, Americas, and, separately, as General Manager for North America and Global Marketing for Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, and Senior Vice President and Business Head, Sam’s Club.

The full WomenInc. Influential Corporate Directors listing, including Ms. Dvorak and Ms. Monteagudo’s features, is available now online exclusively at WomenInc.com/2019MICD. WomenInc.’s winter issue is available nationwide at Barnes & Noble and newsstands.

About ACCO Brands Corporation
ACCO Brands Corporation (NYSE: ACCO) is one of the world's largest designers, marketers and manufacturers of branded academic, consumer and business products.  Our widely recognized brands include Artline®, AT-A-GLANCE®, Barrilito®, Derwent®, Esselte®, Five Star®, Foroni®, GBC®, Hilroy®, Kensington®, Leitz®, Mead®, Quartet®, Rapid®, Rexel®, Swingline®, Tilibra®, Wilson Jones® and many others.  Our products are sold in more than 100 countries around the world.  More information about ACCO Brands, the Home of Great Brands Built by Great People, can be found at www.accobrands.com.

About WomenInc. Magazine
WomenInc. magazine is a cultural catalyst for professional women—a media platform that showcases and drives positive dialogue on and about women. With its unique mix of stunning photography from major events, in-depth reporting, and social commentary, WomenInc. accelerates ideas and images to center stage. WomenInc. is an unrivaled media event that reaches the progressive, modern and sophisticated female consumer who demands the best in news coverage and that their voice is heard.