The Board of Trustees of International House welcomed three new Trustees to its ranks at the Board meeting on February 23rd.
Mikio HazumiMikio Hazumi is Group Vice President with Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. and Toyota Motor North America, Inc. He joined Toyota in 1986 with the Planning Group of the Overseas Planning Division, and, beginning in 1996, with the Toyota Motor Worker’s Union. In 1998 he became First Secretary, Economic Division at Japan’s Embassy in Washington, DC. He later joined the Department of International Affairs at the Japanese Trade Union Confederation, and in 2003 he was named Director, International Division, with the Confederation of Japan Automobile Workers’ Unions. In 2005, he rejoined Toyota as Manager, Overseas Planning Division. In 2005, he became Project General Manager, Lexus Division for Toyota, and in 2010, Senior Executive Coordinator of Lexus Europe. Until January he was Project General Manager of the Lexus Planning Division for Toyota in Japan. A board member of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of New York and the Nippon Club, Hazumi holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Gakushuin University.
Philip W. HendersonPhillip W. Henderson is President of the Surdna Foundation, a New York City-based family foundation focused on fostering just and sustainable communities in the United States. Founded in 1917, the foundation operates programs in sustainable environment, strong local economies, and thriving cultures. Mr. Henderson has been with Surdna since 2007, and during his tenure has focused intently on cross-programmatic work, including the launch of an institution-wide grant-making initiative in support of public participation in New Orleans. Previously he was vice president of the German Marshall Fund of the United States. He joined GMF in 1998 as a program officer responsible for grant making in economics; he later worked on special projects promoting civil society development in Central and Eastern Europe. Henderson serves on the Boards of Living Cities, BoardSource, and the Romanian American Foundation. He holds an M.A. in economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a B.A. in economics from Michigan State University.
Bei LingBei Ling joined JP Morgan Chase in April 2013 as the Global Head of Compensation and Benefits. In addition, she is responsible for all HR regulatory initiatives, Employee Relations, and HR Communications and is a member of the HR Operating Committee. Previously she was Deputy Director of Human Resources at PNC Financial Services, responsible for a broad range of HR disciplines including compensation, benefits, employee wellness, HR analytics, and Mergers & Acquisition. Bei led multiple large HR transformational initiatives at PNC, including a project to transform PNC’s talent architecture, and had Board-level responsibility with the Compensation Committee. Prior to PNC, Bei held various leadership positions in HR and Finance at Merrill Lynch, including the head of Compensation for Global Markets & Investment Banking, Head of Merrill Lynch Financial Planning and Strategy etc. She holds a Bachelors degree from Beijing University and an MBA in Finance from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.