Sally Beauty has elected Diana Ferguson, the chief financial officer at Cleveland Avenue, LLC, a venture capital investment firm, to the board of directors at the company’s annual meeting of stockholders.
Ferguson is a qualified financial expert with public company audit committee experience. She currently serves as CFO for Cleveland Avenue, a privately-held venture capital firm which invests in innovative restaurant, food and beverage concepts and emerging brands. In addition, Ferguson has served as a principal of Scarlett Investments, a private investment firm, since 2013. She also served as CFO of the Chicago Board of Education and as svp/chief financial officer of The Folgers Coffee Company. Ferguson also served as the CFO of Sara Lee Foodservice, a division of Sara Lee Corporation, and in a number of leadership positions at Sara Lee Corporation.
“I am extremely pleased to welcome Diana to the board,” stated Bob McMaster, chairman of the board of directors, Sally Beauty. “She is an experienced financial executive with a track record of success in corporate financial management, strategic planning and transaction execution. I am confident that Diana will make a positive contribution as a member of our Board as SBH continues its transformation towards long-term growth.”