Board of Directors
Scott L. Thompson
Scott L. Thompson has served as Chairman of Tempur Sealy International’s Board of Directors and as its President and Chief Executive Officer since September 2015. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. until it was purchased by Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. in 2012. Prior to serving as CEO and President, Mr. Thompson was a Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dollar Thrifty. Prior to joining Dollar Thrifty in 2008, Mr. Thompson was a consultant to private equity firms, and was a founder of Group 1 Automotive, Inc., a NYSE and Fortune 500 company, serving as its Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Mr. Thompson presently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. Mr. Thompson earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas, and began his career with a national accounting firm. Mr. Thompson brings extensive financial, operational and entrepreneurial experience to the Board in his roles as an executive officer and director of publicly traded companies.
Evelyn S. Dilsaver
Evelyn S. Dilsaver has served as a member of Tempur Sealy International’s Board of Directors since December 2009. Ms. Dilsaver was President and Chief Executive Officer of Charles Schwab Investment Management from July 2004 until September 2007. Prior to that, Ms. Dilsaver held various senior management positions with The Charles Schwab Corporation since December 1991, including Executive Vice President and Senior Vice President, Asset Management Products and Services, of Charles Schwab Investment Management and Chief Financial Officer for U.S. Trust Company. Ms. Dilsaver is also a member of the board of directors of Aeropostale, Inc. (ARO), HealthEquity, Inc. (HQY), as well as Blue Shield of California and other non-profit boards. She also serves as a member of the advisory board of Protiviti, a global consulting company. In the past five years, Ms. Dilsaver has also served as a director of HighMark Funds, Longs Drugs and Tamalpais Bancorp. In September 2010, Tamalpais Bancorp filed a voluntary petition under Chapter 7 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. Ms. Dilsaver is a certified public accountant and holds a B.S. degree in accounting from California State University-Hayward. Ms. Dilsaver brings a long professional career in finance, accounting and general management and considerable experience with consumer-oriented businesses to the Board as a senior executive of a large investment management firm and her many years of serving as a director of companies in a variety of businesses.
Francis A. Doyle
Francis A. Doyle has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Tempur Sealy International, Inc. since March 2003 and currently serves as Lead Director. From May 11, 2015 until September 4, 2015, Mr. Doyle served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and prior to that served as chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee . Mr. Doyle has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Connell Limited Partnership, a global manufacturer of industrial products, since 2001. From 1972 to 2001, he was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he was Vice Chairman and a member of the firm's Global Leadership Team. He currently serves on the board of directors of Liberty Mutual Holding Company, Inc. and Eversource Energy. Mr. Doyle is a certified public accountant and holds a B.S. degree and an M.B.A. degree from Boston College.
John A. Heil
John A. Heil, has served as a member of Tempur Sealy International’s Board of Directors since March 2008. From February 2005 until his retirement in April 2013, he served as President of United Pet Group, Inc., a global manufacturer and marketer of pet food/supplies and a subsidiary of Spectrum Brands, Inc. Spectrum Brands, Inc. filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in February 2009 and emerged from bankruptcy protection on August 28, 2009. From 2000 to February 2005 he served as United Pet Group’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Heil has been a member of the board of directors and a member of the audit committee of VCA Antech, Inc., a NYSE listed company, since February 2002, and previously served as a director of that company from 1995 to 2000. Prior to joining United Pet Group, Mr. Heil spent twenty-five years with the H.J. Heinz Company in various executive and general management positions including President of Heinz Pet Products. Mr. Heil holds a B.A. degree in economics from Lycoming College. Mr. Heil’s long career in management and the branded consumer products arena brings a remarkable depth of operational and strategic experience to the Board.
Peter K. Hoffman
Peter K. Hoffman has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Tempur Sealy International, Inc. since October 2006. Mr. Hoffman is retired President, Global Grooming for The Procter & Gamble Company. From 2000 through 2006, he was responsible for the worldwide Gillette blades and razors business, which P&G acquired in 2005. Mr. Hoffman spent over 34 years with The Gillette Company and P&G in executive positions both in North America and Europe, including roles as President, Global Blades and Razors; President, Duracell North Atlantic; and President, Braun North America. Mr. Hoffman received his B.A. degree from Columbia University and his M.B.A. degree, with distinction, as an Edward Tuck Scholar, from the Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College.
Sir Paul Judge
Sir Paul Judge has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Tempur Sealy International, Inc. since July 2004. After thirteen years working for Cadbury Schweppes, Sir Paul led the buyout of that company's food operations to form Premier Brands, becoming its chairman. Sir Paul was subsequently chairman of Food from Britain, director general of the Conservative Party and a ministerial adviser at the UK Cabinet Office. Sir Paul is currently an Alderman of the City of London, serves on the boards of Abraaj Capital in Dubai and of the United Kingdom Accreditation Service in London and is also involved in a number of educational institutions including the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge. He was previously chairman of the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, Deputy Chairman of the American Management Association and President of the United Kingdom Chartered Management Institute and of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Chairman of Schroder Income Growth Fund plc, a director of Standard Bank Group Ltd of Johannesburg, WPP Group plc and Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation plc and a member of the Advisory Board for Barclays Private Bank. In 1996, he became a Knight Bachelor in recognition of his public and political service. He was an Open Scholar at Trinity College, University of Cambridge and received an M.B.A. from the Wharton Business School.
Nancy F. Koehn
Nancy F. Koehn has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Tempur Sealy International, Inc. since March 2004. Ms. Koehn has been a Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School since July 2001. From July 1989 through June 2001, Ms. Koehn was an Associate Professor at Harvard Business School. She is the author of a number of books on various business topics, including her most recent book, Brand New: How Entrepreneurs Earned Consumers' Trust from Wedgwood to Dell, and has written and supervised numerous case studies. Ms. Koehn consults with many companies and speaks frequently before business leaders on a range of subjects including strategic branding, leading in turbulent times, visionary entrepreneurs—past and present, and competing on the demand side in the Information Revolution. In 2001, Business 2.0 named Ms. Koehn one of 19 leading business gurus in the United States. Ms. Koehn holds a B.A. degree from Stanford University, an M.A. degree in Public Policy from the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government and an M.A. degree and a Ph.D. degree in European History from Harvard University.
Jon L. Luther
Jon L. Luther has served as a member of Tempur Sealy International’s Board of Directors since May 2015. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Dunkin’ Brands from January 2003 to January 2009 and Chairman from March 2006 to January 2009. In January 2009, he assumed the role of Executive Chairman and became non-Executive Chairman from July 2010 until his retirement in May 2013. Prior to Dunkin’ Brands, Mr. Luther was President of Popeyes, a division of AFC Enterprises, from February 1997 to December 2002. Prior to Popeyes, Mr. Luther served as President of CA One Services, a subsidiary of Delaware North Companies, Inc. and served as President and CEO of Benchmark Services, Inc., a food services company he founded. Earlier in his career, Mr. Luther held various leadership positions at Marriott Corporation and ARAMARK. Mr. Luther is a member of the board of directors of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, Brinker International, Inc. and Arby’s Restaurant Group. Mr. Luther holds a degree in hotel and restaurant management from Paul Smith’s College. Mr. Luther brings a strong track record of profitably growing large global consumer branded businesses, with a keen understanding of the consumer, and notable brand development expertise. He has significant relevant experience as a CEO and as a director of other high-performance public companies.
Usman Nabi has served as a member of Tempur Sealy International’s Board of Directors since May 2015. Mr. Nabi is a Senior Partner at H Partners, an investment management firm and Tempur Sealy International’s largest stockholder. Before joining H Partners in 2006, Mr. Nabi was at Perry Capital, the Carlyle Group, and Lazard Freres. Mr. Nabi serves on the Board of Directors of Six Flags Entertainment. Mr. Nabi received his A.B. degree from Harvard College and an M.B.A. degree from Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Mr. Nabi brings a strong business and financial background and extensive investment experience to the Board.
Richard W. Neu
Richard W. Neu has served as a member of Tempur Sealy International’s Board of Directors since October 2015. Mr. Neu’s professional career has spanned over 35 years. For the last 11 years Mr. Neu has served in a variety of Board roles. Mr. Neu currently serves on the board of directors, as chair of the audit committee and as a member of the executive and community development committees of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated. Until the sale of the company in 2012, he was the lead director and a member of the audit committee and governance committee of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc., having served as the chairman of the Dollar Thrifty board of directors from 2010 through 2011. Mr. Neu also served as a director of MCG Capital Corporation from 2007 until its sale in 2015, and during this period served as chairman of the board from 2009 to 2015 and as Chief Executive Officer from November 2011 to November 2012. Mr. Neu served from 1985 to 2004 as Chief Financial Officer of Charter One Financial, Inc., a major regional bank holding company, and a predecessor firm, and as a director of Charter One Financial, Inc. from 1992 to August 2004. Mr. Neu previously worked for KPMG. Mr. Neu received a B.B.A. from Eastern Michigan University with a major in accounting. Mr. Neu has extensive knowledge and experience handling complex financial and operational issues through his service as both a director and executive officer of a variety of public companies.
Lawrence J. Rogers
Lawrence J. Rogers has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Tempur Sealy International, Inc. since March 2014. He joined Tempur Sealy International, Inc. in March 2013 when the Company acquired Sealy Corporation, and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sealy Corporation from 2008 until his retirement in April 2014. From December 2006 to 2008, Mr. Rogers served as President, North America of Sealy and prior to that as President, Sealy International. Mr. Rogers joined Sealy in 1979 and has also served in numerous other capacities, including President of Sealy of Canada. Mr. Rogers received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Red River College, where he majored in Marketing and Economics.
Robert B. Trussell Jr.
Robert B. Trussell, Jr has served as a member of Tempur Sealy International’s Board of Directors or its predecessors since 2002. Mr. Trussell served as Chief Executive Officer of Tempur Sealy or its predecessor from November 2002 until his retirement in May 2006. From 1994 to December 2004, Mr. Trussell served as President of the Company and its predecessors. Prior to joining the Company's predecessor in 1994, Mr. Trussell was general partner of several racing limited partnerships that owned racehorses in England, France and the United States. He was also the owner of several start-up businesses in the equine lending and insurance business. Mr. Trussell received his B.S. degree from Marquette University. As former Chief Executive Officer and a principal founder of Tempur Sealy, Mr. Trussell brings significant management and mattress industry experience and an historical perspective to the Board.