Ellen Richstone has been appointed to EveryWare Global Inc’s board of directors. Richstone has also been named chair of the company’s Audit Committee.
Richstone brings over 38 years of operating and executive leadership to EveryWare. From an operating perspective, Richstone served as the president and CEO of the Entrepreneurial Resources Group, growing the company by a multiple of three in a two-year time period.
Sam Solomon, CEO of EveryWare stated, “We are very pleased that Ellen is joining EveryWare’s board of directors. Ellen is a seasoned executive and board member who brings a wealth of finance knowledge and operational experience to our board and her extensive leadership experience will make her a valuable asset to our team. We expect she will add many valuable contributions as we continue to transform this business.”
Richstone is currently on the board of Bioamber and eMagin in addition to being on the board of the National Association of Corporate Directors-New England Chapter. She is also a member of the Corporate Directors Group, the Board Leaders Group, and the Women Corporate Directors Organization. In 2013, she was awarded the first annual Distinguished Director Award from the Corporate Directors Group, an organization of 1400 public company directors nationwide.