Jean, a corporate executive with strong financial acumen and a thorough understanding of the business operations of publicly traded companies, is a member of the board of directors for Ingevity.
She served as the chief executive officer of Cummins Foundation and executive vice president of Corporate Responsibility at Cummins Inc. from 2008 until her retirement in 2013.
She previously served as executive vice president and chief financial officer at Cummins from 2003 to 2008; vice president, Cummins Business Services from 2001 to 2003; vice president, human resources from 1998 to 2001; and vice president and general counsel from 1997 to 1998. Before joining Cummins, Jean was budget director for the State of Indiana from 1993 to 1995, and executive director of the Indiana State Lottery Commission from 1991 to 1992. Earlier in her career, Jean was a partner at Bose McKinney & Evans LLP. Jean has served on the Audit and Nominating and Governance Committees of Celanese Corporation’s board of directors since 2014. She also served on the board of directors for Essendant Inc. (formerly United Stationers Inc.) from 2007 until 2018, where she was chairman of the Governance Committee and a member of the Finance Committee. Jean holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from The College of William and Mary and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Michigan.