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Carol Jackson Receives Leadership in Private Company Governance Award

May 07, 2021 / In the News, People

The NACD Three Rivers Chapter’s 4th Annual Director of the Year Awards Gala took place yesterday, May 6, 2021 virtually, celebrating corporate governance excellence and the outstanding individuals who emulate it.

HarbisonWalker International’s Carol R. Jackson, Chairman and CEO, received the Leadership in Private Company Governance Award.

Carol not only leads a fully aligned and engaged team to completely transform HWI for sustained industry leadership in the 21st century, but she is also an independent director of AZZ, Inc. (NYSE: AZZ) and Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE: SXT), and President of the World Refractories Association (WRA). She also serves as a Board member of Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania and is chair of its capital campaign.

In every interaction, Carol leads by example. We congratulate Carol on this tremendous award.


About NACD

For over four decades, the NACD has championed excellence in corporate governance and today serves more than 21,000 members, through over twenty chapters in more than thirty-five locations across the United States. Since 2007, the Three Rivers Chapter has worked to advance the mission of NACD in the Three River’s region and elevate those directors who best exemplify leading with confidence in the boardroom. The Awards Gala was an opportunity to celebrate those world-class boards and the directors who raise the bar for responsible boardroom leadership.

About HWI, A member of Calderys

HWI is the largest supplier of refractory products and services in the United States, with a history that spans more than 150 years. It is part of Calderys and is the brand for the Americas region of the Group. HWI counts 25 manufacturing sites and 20 distribution centers in the Americas, as well as the largest refractory industry research facility in North America. Serving virtually every major industry that requires refractory solutions to enhance production and protect assets, HWI is consistently recognized for its talented experts, industry firsts, and intensely driven excellence.

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