WCD Visionary Awards
June 8, 5:30 PM ET
WCD is pleased to host our 12th annual Visionary Awards celebration of boardroom excellence. Each year, we present the award to companies or individuals who exhibit an exceptional corporate commitment to diversity, inclusion, and women’s leadership in the C-suite and boardroom. We are pleased to announce this year's award winners!
2023 Visionary Awards Honorees
WCD Visionary Award for Leadership and Governance of a Public Company
Jin Song Montesano
Director, Representative Executive Officer, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Communications, External Affairs, and Impact Strategy, and Chief People Officer of LIXIL Corporation
WCD Visionary Award for ESG Leadership
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
WCD Visionary Award for Leadership and Governance of a Private Company
Anne Eiting Klamar
WCD Visionary Award for Strategic Leadership
Luiza Helena Trajano
Chair of Magazine Luiza
Susan Stautberg WCD Membership Leadership Award
Former Executive Director, UNICEF, Former Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID); Former Director, General Mills; Former Director, ExxonMobil and Chairman and CEO of Holsman International
President, Sustainable Finance & Chief Regulatory Officer, Intercontinental Exchange
Elizabeth King is President, Sustainable Finance, ICE’s product initiative around sustainable investing. In this role, she also oversees the NYSE’s Board Advisory Council, which works with the CEOs of NYSE-listed firms to identify diverse candidates for boards of directors of venture-funded and newly public companies. She is also the Chair of NYSE’s Sustainability Advisory Council, composed of select sustainability leaders representing NYSE-listed companies that identify and share global best practices in sustainability.
As ICE’s Chief Regulatory Officer, King oversees the company’s global regulatory and government affairs initiatives.
Prior to 2022, King was General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of NYSE Group and, prior to joining ICE in March 2014, Deputy General Counsel and Global Head of Regulatory Affairs at securities trading firm KCG Holdings, Inc. Before joining KCG, she was Associate Director, Division of Trading and Markets at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, where she was responsible for the SEC’s regulatory program for oversight of the securities markets.
King holds a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, and an A.B. from Duke University.