CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, September 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Board of Directors of Bank of America Corporation today appointed José (Joe) E. Almeida as a new director, effective immediately.
Almeida, 59, is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Baxter International Inc., a position he has held since 2016. Prior to joining Baxter, Almeida was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Covidien plc from 2012 to 2015. Almeida has also held leadership positions at Tyco Healthcare (predecessor of Covidien), Wilson Greatbatch Technologies Inc., the Acufex Microsurgical Division of American Home Products, and the Professional Products Division of Johnson & Johnson. He began his career as a management consultant at Andersen Consulting (Accenture).
Almeida previously served on the boards of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., Analog Devices, Inc., EMC Corporation, State Street Corporation and Covidien plc. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Northwestern University.
“Joe’s experience leading large global companies and as a board member in a variety of industries will bring additional depth to our board,” said Brian MoynihanPresident and CEO.
Almeida was appointed to the Audit Committee and the Compensation and Human Capital Committee of Bank of America‘s Board of Directors.
“Joe has an outstanding track record as a business leader and we look forward to his making a meaningful contribution to our Board of Directors,” said Lionel Nowell, Lead Independent Director.
Originally from Brazil, Almeida earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Instituto Mauá de Tecnologia.
Bank of America
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