"We are extremely pleased to add Mary to our board," says Robert J. Steacy, Domtar's chairman of the board. "Her experience and skills will be a valued addition to our board as we continue to implement our key strategic initiatives."
John D. Williams, Domtar's president and CEO adds, "Mary's extensive experience in the retail, manufacturing, publishing and healthcare markets, combined with her financial acumen, will be instrumental in advancing our company's strategic growth."
Before joining Family Dollar, Winston served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Giant Eagle, Inc., a leading grocery and fuel retailer. Prior to that, she served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Scholastic Corporation, a global leader in publishing, education and media. Winston has also held executive-level positions with Visteon Corporation, a global automotive supplier, and with Pfizer, Inc., the world's largest pharmaceutical company. She started her career as a Certified Public Accountant CPA with a global public accounting firm.
Winston currently serves on the board of directors and is chair of the audit committee of Dover Corporation, a global diversified manufacturer of industrial products. She also serves on the board of directors, the nominating and corporate governance committee and the audit committee of Plexus Corp., a global electronics engineering and manufacturing services provider.
Winston obtained a B.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management. She is a member of the board of the Carolinas Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and serves as the chair for its advisory board.