NETGEAR is pleased to have two members of our board, Janice Roberts and Barbara Scherer, recognized by WomenInc., a leading magazine dedicated to comprehensive coverage of women’s achievement in business. WomenInc.’s winter edition includes a directory of more than 700 directors serving on the boards of S&P 1000/Mid-Cap publicly held companies. The WomenInc.’s Most Influential Corporate Directors issue is the most extensive listing of women executives, influencers and achievers contributing leadership to corporate boards.

We offer congratulations and appreciation to our directors recognized in WomenInc.’s for their leadership and contribution to the success of NETGEAR. At NETGEAR we are inspired by these accomplished executives and their distinguished careers and as a company that takes diversity as a core value, we are proud  to showcase the achievements and success of professional women.

Janice joined the NETGEAR Board of Directors in the first quarter of 2019 and Barbara has served as one of our directors since August 2011. Both Janice and Barbara are valued members of the NETGEAR board and it is an honor to have their contributions recognized by a leading publication dedicated to women’s achievement in business.

Janice has held a number of international executive management, marketing and business development roles throughout Europe and the United States, after receiving a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Birmingham in the UK. Currently a Partner at Benhamou Global Ventures LLC, Janice provides our Board with a valuable perspective based on her extensive executive and board-level experience with technology companies in multiple product areas and sectors spanning consumer, business and service provider markets.

Barbara’s extensive career and experience in the finance, operations and management brings valuable insight to NETGEAR. Barbara has served as the former Senior Vice President, finance and administration and chief financial officer of Plantronics, Inc. (now known as Poly), a global leader in audio communication devices for businesses and consumers. Barbara has also held various executive management positions spanning eleven years in the hard disk drive industry with extensive hands-on experience in senior management roles with technology growth companies as well as public company boards, committee and audit chair service.

The full WomenInc. Influential Corporate Directors listing is available now online and in print issue.

Congratulations both Barbara and Janice for their recognition by WomenInc.


Heidi Cormack

Senior Vice President of Global Marketing

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