Fincantieri-Cantieri Navali Italiani SpA today announced that Jennifer M. Granholm, former governor of the state of Michigan, has been elected to the Board of Directors of Fincantieri’s US-based subsidiary, Marinette Marine Corporation.
Granholm served as Governor of Michigan for two terms, from 2003–2011. Prior to being elected governor, Granholm served as a judicial clerk for Michigan's 6th Circuit Court of Appeals. She became a federal prosecutor in Detroit in 1990, and in 1994, she was appointed Wayne County Corporation Counsel. Granholm was elected Michigan's first female attorney general in 1998. She is a graduate of Harvard Law School, was recently appointed a Distinguished Practitioner of Law and Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, and is a Senior Advisor to The Pew Charitable Trusts Clean Energy Program.
“We are delighted to welcome Governor Granholm to the Board of Marinette Marine Corporation,” said Dr. Giuseppe Bono, CEO of Fincantieri. “Throughout her career, Governor Granholm has shown herself to be an outstanding and visionary force in global business. Her appointment to the MMC Board is a testament to the unwavering commitment Fincantieri has to excellence in its leadership and our vision for continued growth based on a solid foundation of leadership and performance.”