Kim K.W. Rucker

Kim K.W. Rucker

Sandra Day O’Connor Board Excellence Award

Kim K.W. Rucker is an accomplished executive, holding senior leadership positions since 2004. Most recently, EVP, General Counsel & Secretary of Andeavor, a Fortune 100 company. She has held similar top leadership roles at Kraft (Kraft-Heinz) and Avon.
 
Ms. Rucker serves on the Board of Directors of Lennox International Inc. a $3.9 billion global company, Marathon Petroleum Corporation, a premier U.S. refining, marketing, and midstream company with a nationwide footprint, Celanese Corporation, a global specialty and materials company with net sales in 2018 of $7.2 Billion, and the Board of Trustees of Johns Hopkins Medicine, an $8 billion (FY 2018) nonprofit.

She has been described as “an extraordinary strategic leader,” with a passion for developing people to perform their best and driving business results. Ms. Rucker is focused and has a sense of purpose and enthusiasm that she infuses in those around her. 
 
Ms. Rucker has numerous recognitions and awards for her achievements. She is a sought-after speaker on a variety of topics including corporate governance, corporate reputation, leadership, ethics and compliance and managing for value, and she has authored many articles and a book chapter.
 
Ms. Rucker holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a Master in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. She was raised in the Chicago area, and lives in San Antonio with her husband and two children.