Linda A. Harty
Linda A. Harty is an independent director who joined our Board in March 2017, served as our Lead Independent Director from August 2017 to December 2018, and is a member of the Audit Committee and Compensation and Management Development Committee. From February 2010 to April 2017, Ms. Harty served as Vice President, Treasurer of Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), a global company specializing in medical technology, services and solutions. Ms. Harty also served as Executive Vice President, Treasurer at Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH) and has held financial leadership positions at RTM Restaurant Group, BellSouth, ConAgra and Kimberly-Clark. Ms. Harty is on the board of directors at Parker Hannifin (NYSE:PH), a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies, where she serves as Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Finance Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Ms. Harty is also on the board of directors of Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB), a Fortune 500 leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail, where she serves as Chair of the Audit Committee. Ms. Harty earned her undergraduate degrees in finance and economics from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh, and furthered her studies in accounting at Georgia State University, passing the CPA exam in 1991.