M. Anne Szostak

Retired Executive, Fleet/Boston Financial Group (now Bank of America)

Independent Director

Age: 73

Director since:
July 2012

Compensation and Talent (Chair)

Other current public company director service:

  • Tupperware Brands Corporation (since 2000)

Former public company director service:

  • Belo Corporation (2004 - 2013)
  • ChoicePoint Corporation (2005 - 2008)
  • Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (2008 - 2018)
  • SFN Group, Inc. (2005 - 2011)


Szostak Partners

  • Founder, President (since 2004)

Fleet/Boston Financial Group (now Bank of America)

  • Board Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Fleet Bank-Rhode Island (2001 – 2003)
  • Corporate Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, FleetBoston Financial Group (1998 – 2004)
  • Board Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer, Fleet-Maine (1991 – 1994)


  • Executive Leadership: Substantial executive leadership experience gained from her roles at Fleet/Boston Financial Group, including serving as the Chief Executive Officer of two major bank subsidiaries, as well as through completion of several executive education programs at Harvard Business School.
  • Human Capital Management: Deep experience of human capital management matters and executive compensation gained from her long history of human resources leadership, including during her tenure as Chief Human Resources Officer at Fleet/Boston Financial Group, as well as her service as compensation committee chair on various public company boards.
  • Corporate Governance: Extensive experience with corporate governance gained from substantial public company board experience and service as board chair and chief executive officer of two major bank subsidiaries.
  • Ms. Szostak also brings significant financial acumen, corporate strategy, international business, operations, corporate finance and risk oversight skills and experience to the Board.


  • BA, Sociology, Colby College