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Suzanne Rich Folsom

Global Ambassador, GLL

Suzanne Rich Folsom is a results-oriented business leader with broad international experience and a successful track record of driving transformation at public and private corporations, as well as multilateral organizations, during periods of heightened regulatory attention and intense public scrutiny. A proven member of C-Suite executive management teams and trusted advisor to Boards, Ms. Folsom solves complex business problems and is known for her integrity, innovative thinking, crisis management leadership and critical ability to build consensus around challenging decisions. She is an internationally recognized corporate governance expert, who has created and implemented award-winning legal, regulatory and compliance programs, driving improved stability and reputations for corporations. Ms. Folsom's deep expertise in business strategy, enterprise risk management, mergers and acquisitions, trade, labor, and global public policy has enabled her to consistently deliver positive and measurable results to the corporate bottom line. Her leadership experience includes executive compensation and succession planning, CEO and Board transitions, and the deft handling of shareholder activists. She is a unique lawyer-leader with direct P&L experience, responsibility and operational accountability. Ms. Folsom has been recognized by The National Law Journal as one of the Top 50 General Counsels, and as a Cyber Trailblazer for her strategic leadership in the aftermath of a serious cyber security breach and the bold partnership with the USG to combat this significant threat. Her commitment to, and significant development of, diversity in the workplace directly translates into the top performing and diverse teams for the she has been recognized.