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Cathy Halligan, Board Member

Cathy Halligan

Board Member, Ulta Beauty

Cathy is an Independent Board Director helping board members and business executives understand and apply consumer facing technology to win in the marketplace. 

On the Ulta Beauty Board (NASDAQ: ULTA), a $14bn market cap, Fortune 500 and NASDAQ 100, high growth, US omnichannel retailer of All Things Beauty, All in One Place™, Cathy Chairs the Compensation Committee, is a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee, and had served on the Audit Committee. 

On the FLIR Systems Board (NASDAQ: FLIR), a $6.5bn market cap global infrared camera and thermal imaging tech company, Cathy Chairs the Compensation Committee, sits on the Audit Committee and was a member of the CEO Search Committee.  

On the Ferguson PLC Board (LSE: FERG), an £11bn market cap, FTSE 100, is the world's leading specialist distributor of plumbing and heating products, Cathy sits on the Renumeration, Nominations and Audit Committees.

Cathy is also an advisor to Chanel, Wilton Brands (a Dr August Oetker KG company) and Narvar, A SaaS technology leader in post purchase optimization

Cathy was named a Digital 50 – Board candidates with skills in new technologies by Agenda, a Financial Times service http://common.money-media.com/php/image.php?id=171934&ext=.pdf

Prior to Board Roles, Cathy was a executive leading Marketing and eCommerce (and the precursor, Catalog) efforts with world class brands and businesses (Walmart.com, Chief Marketing Officer; Williams-Sonoma/PotteryBarn, VP Internet; Gymboree and I.Magnin, VP Direct Marketing), and successful early stage companies (BlueNile.com, VP  & PowerReviews, SVP Sales & Marketing) along with a tour to London and Tokyo with a Brand & Marketing Strategy Consulting Firm, Prophet.

Cathy is a Chicagoan who has been living in San Francisco for 20+ years.  She and her wife of 23 years, Zoon Nguyen, have 2 amazing daughters.