Ameriprise Financial Board of Directors
- James M. Cracchiolo
- Lon R. Greenberg
- W. Walker Lewis
- Siri S. Marshall
- Jeffrey Noddle
- H. Jay Sarles
- Robert F. Sharpe, Jr.
- William H. Turner
James M. Cracchiolo
Mr. Cracchiolo has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ameriprise Financial since September 2005, when the company, American Express Financial Advisors, completed its spin-off from American Express.
In addition, Mr. Cracchiolo is a member of the Business Roundtable and the Financial Services Roundtable. He also serves on the Board of Advisors to the March of Dimes Foundation.
Lon R. Greenberg
Siri S. Marshall
Ms. Marshall is the former senior vice president, general counsel and secretary, and chief governance and compliance officer at General, Mills, Inc., having retired from those positions in 2008.
Mr. Noddle served as chairman and chief executive officer of SUPERVALU INC., from 2002 to 2009. Previously, Mr. Noddle held a number of other leadership positions at SUPERVALU, including president and chief operating officer; corporate executive vice president and president and chief operating officer of SUPERVALU’s distribution food companies; corporate vice president—merchandising; and president of the company’s Fargo and former Miami divisions.
In addition, Mr. Noddle serves as a member of the board of directors of Donaldson Company, Inc. and The Clorox Company. Mr. Noddle is also a former chairman of the board of directors of The Food Marketing Institute.
H. Jay Sarles
Mr. Sarles is retired, having most recently served as vice chairman of Bank of America Corporation. Prior to that, he served as vice chairman and chief administrative officer of FleetBoston Financial with responsibility for administrative functions, risk management, technology and operations, treasury services, corporate strategy and mergers and acquisitions.
During his 37 years at Fleet, he oversaw virtually all of Fleet’s businesses at one time or another, including the company’s wholesale banking businesses from 2001 to 2003. These included commercial finance, real estate finance, capital markets, global services, industry banking, middle market and large corporate lending, small business services and investment banking businesses.
Mr. Sarles is also a member of the boards of directors of AvalonBay Communities, Inc. and ConnectEDU. He previously served as director of Carlyle Capital Corporation from 2006 to 2009.
Robert F. Sharpe, Jr.
Mr. Sharpe is retired, having most recently served in a variety of senior positions with ConAgra Foods, Inc. since 2005, including president of Commercial Foods and executive vice president and chief administrative officer.
From 2002 until joining ConAgra, he was a partner at the Brunswick Group LLC, an international financial public relations firm. He served as senior vice president—public affairs, secretary and general counsel for PepsiCo, Inc. from 1998 to 2002. Previously, Mr. Sharpe was senior vice president and general counsel for RJR Nabisco, Inc., and also serves on the Board of Directors of Swedish Match AB.
William H. Turner
Mr. Turner is the chairman of International College and a senior advisor with Opera Solutions, LLC. Previously, Mr. Turner was dean of Montclair State University and the founding dean of the College of Business at Stony Brook University and a senior partner at Summus Limited.
Mr. Turner was president and chief executive officer of PNC Bank, New Jersey from 1997 to 2000 and chairman of PNC Bank, N.A., New Jersey and Northeast Region from 2000 until his retirement in 2002. Before joining PNC, he was president and co-chief executive officer at Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc. and vice chairman of Chemical Banking Corporation, which merged with The Chase Manhattan Corporation in 1995.
Mr. Turner is currently a member of the boards of directors of Finemark Holdings Inc., Standard Motor Products, Inc. and Volt Information Sciences, Inc. He also previously served on the boards of directors of Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc. and New Jersey Resources, Inc.