ST. LOUIS–()–Lori Lee, CEO for AT&T Latin America and global marketing officer for AT&T Inc., has been elected to Emerson’s (NYSE:EMR) board of directors, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer David N. Farr announced today.

As CEO for AT&T Latin America, Lee leads the strategy, operations and marketing of wireless services in Mexico and pay-TV services across 11 countries and territories in Latin America and the Caribbean. In her role as AT&T’s global marketing officer, she oversees brand strategy, advertising, corporate reputation and sponsorships worldwide.

“Lori’s business insight and breadth of experience in international relations make her a fantastic addition to the board,” Farr said. “We look forward to the contributions and benefits that her global perspective and talents will bring Emerson as we work to strategically position the company for long-term success.”

Since joining AT&T in 1997, Lee has served in a variety of roles, including senior executive vice president for AT&T Home Solutions and chief marketing officer for AT&T Small Business. Additionally, she has held executive leadership positions in corporate strategy and finance. Lee began her career at PwC, and later worked at Earthgrains Co. and Mallinckrodt Inc.

Lee will serve on the Emerson Board’s Audit and Finance committees.

Lee has been recognized on many executive leadership lists, including Fortune’s Most Powerful Women in Business and the National Diversity Council’s Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Tech.

Lee earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in business administration from Washington University in St. Louis. In addition to her role on Emerson’s board of directors, she is a board member of the American Film Institute, the Monterey Peninsula Foundation and the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic.

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