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Judith A. Sprieser

Independent Director since 1999
Former CEO, Transora Inc.

Committee Assignments and Rationale

Compensation and Human Capital Committee

  • Extensive experience leading other large companies as CEO and CFO.
  • Experience serving on boards of other publicly traded and international companies.

Risk and Return Committee

  • Insight from service as prior Chair of Allstate's Audit Committee and current Audit Committee Chair at Intercontinental Exchange Inc.
  • Tenure as an Allstate director has provided experience through multiple operating environments.

Professional Experience

  • Former CEO of Transora Inc., a technology software and services company.
  • Former CFO and other senior operating executive positions at Sara Lee Corporation, a global manufacturer and marketer of brand name consumer goods.
  • Former director at Royal Ahold NV, Experian, Reckitt Benckiser Group plc and Jimmy Choo plc.

Key Experience and Qualifications

Financial Services: Tenure as Allstate director has provided deep knowledge and understanding of financial services and insurance industries, including through multiple operating environments.

Risk Management: Risk and return management expertise gained through service on boards of multiple publicly traded companies, including as prior Chair of Allstate's Audit Committee and current Audit Committee Chair at Intercontinental Exchange Inc.

Accounting and Finance: Developed extensive understanding and evaluation of financial statements as well as supervision of financial executives during her role as CFO at Sara Lee Corporation.

Global Perspective: Extensive experience gained through tenure as senior executive at a global manufacturer and marketer of brand name consumer packaged goods, and through service on boards of international companies.

Complex, Highly Regulated Businesses: Acquired an understanding of government regulations through her career working in multiple operating environments and further developed to include knowledge relevant to insurance industry gained as a director at Allstate.

Sustainability: Tenure as CEO at Transora and director at other public companies, including as former Lead Director at Allstate, has included oversight of sustainability initiatives and programs.

Succession Planning and Human Capital Management: Significant executive management and succession planning experience gained throughout career as CEO of Transora and through service on other boards, including periods of leadership transitions at Allstate.

Innovation and Customer Focus: Acquired through senior roles including as CEO of Transora, a business-to-business marketplace for consumer packaged goods industry and at Sara Lee Corporation, an American consumer goods company.

Other Public Board Service

  • Newell Brands Inc. (2018–present)
  • Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (2004–present)
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