|By Business Wire||
|May 29, 2014 05:03 PM EDT||
Pamela Arway, 60, was elected Thursday to the board of directors of Iron Mountain® Incorporated (NYSE: IRM).
Ms. Arway is the former president of Japan, Asia Pacific at American Express (NYSE:AXP), a global payments, network and travel company, where she worked for 21 years before retiring in October of 2008.
“We are honored to add an executive of Pam Arway’s caliber and expertise to our board.” said Iron Mountain Chairman Alfred J. Verrecchia. “Pam brings a broad perspective given her international experience in finance, emerging markets, consumer products and marketing.”
Iron Mountain President and CEO William L. Meaney added, “Pam is a seasoned executive; her leadership experience in launching, building and enhancing the profitability of global businesses will be beneficial as we expand our international footprint. We look forward to having an independent director of her stature and experience on our board.”
While at American Express, Arway held a number of senior general management roles, including chief executive officer of Australia, executive vice president and general manager of corporate travel North America and senior vice president of global supplier relations. She was the company’s president of Japan, Asia Pacific until her retirement. During the last six months of her tenure, she served as a senior advisor to the chairman and CEO of American Express. Ms. Arway joined American Express in 1987 as director of corporate services marketing. Prior to joining American Express, Arway was responsible for various marketing functions at The Bank of Montreal, and she began her career as a brand assistant with Procter & Gamble.
Currently, Arway serves on the boards of The Hershey Company and DaVita Healthcare Partners Inc. In addition, she served on a variety of professional and nonprofit boards, including the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce, the Canadian Marketing Association and the US Institute of Business Travel Management. Arway holds a bachelor's degree in languages from Memorial University of Newfoundland and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Queen's University, Canada.
“In addition to welcoming Pam, I would like to express my sincere appreciation to Arthur Little and Laurie Tucker, who did not stand for re-election this year, for their dedicated service to the Iron Mountain Board,” Verrecchia said. Little has been an Iron Mountain director since 1995 and was most recently chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee. Tucker joined the Board in 2007 and served on the Compensation Committee. “Arthur and Laurie are long-standing members of the Iron Mountain Board. We have been fortunate to benefit from their wisdom, experience and counsel, and we wish them all the best in their future endeavors.”
About Iron Mountain
Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM) is a leading provider of storage and information management services. The company’s real estate network of over 66 million square feet across more than 1,000 facilities in 36 countries allows it to serve customers around the world. And its solutions for records management, data management, document management, and secure shredding help organizations to lower storage costs, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and better use their information . Founded in 1951, Iron Mountain stores and protects billions of information assets, including business documents, backup tapes, electronic files and medical data. Visit www.ironmountain.com for more information.
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