Ilene S. Gordon

Executive Chairman, Ingredion Incorporated


Ilene S. Gordon, 63, executive chairman of Ingredion Incorporated (formerly Corn Products International, Inc.), a publicly traded global ingredient solutions company, since January 1, 2018. She served as chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ingredion from May 2009 through December 2017. Gordon is also a member of the board of directors of Ingredion Incorporated and World Business Chicago, a not-for-profit economic development organization. Gordon previously served as president and chief executive officer of Rio Tinto’s Alcan Packaging, a multinational company engaged in the production of flexible and specialty packaging, from 2007 until 2009, and in various senior executive roles at Alcan Packaging and its affiliate and predecessor companies from 1999 until 2007. Prior to 1999, she was employed for 17 years with Tenneco Inc., a conglomerate, in a variety of management positions, including vice president and general manager leading its folding carton business. Gordon serves on the board of directors of Lockheed Martin Corporation, a publicly traded global security and aerospace company. Additionally, during the past five years, she served on the board of directors of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co, a publicly traded international insurance brokerage and risk management business. Director since October 1, 2012.