Irene Chang Britt is an experienced and forward-thinking independent board director, currently serving on the boards of global coffee & donut chain Dunkin Brands Group Inc. (NASDAQ: DNKN – Chair, Nomination and Corporate Governance), menswear leader Tailored Brands Inc. (NYSE: TLRD — Chair, Nomination and Corporate Governance), top ten life insurance company Brighthouse Financial Inc. (NASDAQ: BHF — Chair, Nomination and Corporate Governance) and privately held BayBridge Seniors Housing Inc. (Chairperson of the Board). In addition to her current boards, Irene previously served on the boards of food and energy biotech TerraVia Inc. (Chairperson of the Board) and energy company Sunoco, Inc.
She is a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Board Leadership Fellow and a frequent speaker on both leadership and corporate governance best practices.
Irene is a highly accomplished former Fortune 500 C-Suite executive with a long track record of transforming businesses to achieve industry-leading growth. From 2012 through 2015, she was President, Pepperidge Farm and Senior Vice President, Global Baking and Snacking for the Campbell Soup Company, capping a decade of executive service at the company that also included tenure as Global Chief Strategy Officer, President of North America Foodservice and Vice President & General Manager, Sauces and Beverages.
Before joining Campbell Soup in 2005, Irene held a number of leadership positions within Kraft Foods / Nabisco in both the U.S. and Canada, including Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Salted Snacks division and Post Cereal division. Before that, she spent more than a decade at Kimberly-Clark, where she held key assignments in marketing, sales and R&D leadership.
Irene is a member of the NACD New York Chapter Board of Directors, where she is Chair, Nomination and Corporate Governance, and a member of the Programing Committee. She has been honored with a number of recognitions for her business and community accomplishments, including NACD Directorship 100 (2017), a Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics (LEAP) Award (2014) and New Jersey Business Hall of Fame award (2011).
Irene earned her B.A. from the University of Toronto and MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.