During its annual meeting of stockholders, Publix elected Jennifer Jenkins to its board of directors. In addition, Barney Barnett, Jane Finley and Charlie Jenkins Jr. retired from the board.
Jenkins is clinical professor of law and director of the Center for the Study of the Public Domain at Duke University Law School, where she has worked since 2002.
The board also named Barnett as vice chairman emeritus. Barnett has served on the board for 34 years, and Finley has served for 10 years. Jenkins Jr. is chairman emeritus and has served on the board for 45 years.