Carlos M. Gutierrez


Carlos M. Gutierrez

Director since 2009

​Current Public Company Directorships:
MetLife, Inc.
​Former Public Company Directorships
(within the last 5 years):
​Time Warner Inc.​

Secretary Gutierrez is Co-Founder, Executive Chairman and CEO of EmPath, Inc., a skills intelligence software technology company. Previously, Secretary Gutierrez was Co-Chair of Albright Stonebridge Group, a commercial diplomacy and strategic advisory firm, from April 2013 to July 2020. He joined Albright Stonebridge from Citigroup Inc. where he was Vice Chairman of the Institutional Clients Group and a member of the Senior Strategic Advisory Group from 2011 to February 2013. Prior to joining Citigroup, Secretary Gutierrez was with communications and public affairs consulting firm APCO Worldwide Inc., where he was Chairman of the Global Political Strategies division in 2010. He served as U.S. Secretary of Commerce from February 2005 to January 2009, where he worked with foreign government and business leaders to advance economic relationships and enhance trade. Prior to his government service, Secretary Gutierrez was with Kellogg Company, a global manufacturer and marketer of well-known food brands, for nearly 30 years. After assignments in Latin America, Canada, Asia, and the United States, he became President and Chief Executive Officer in 1999 and Chairman of the Board in 2000, positions he held until 2005. Secretary Gutierrez currently serves as an external director on the U.S. Board of PwC, a private professional services firm. He is a member of the Human Freedom Advisory Council at the George W. Bush Institute, the Bo’ao Forum for Asia and the Tent Partnership for Refugees Advisory Council. He is also a co-founder of The Dream.US, a scholarship fund for undocumented students.

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