Celia Brown is an Independent Public Company Director and Management Consultant with an extensive global HR and corporate law background at times of business and leadership transition, integration, and expansion. She is currently a member of the Board of Directors of 1-800-Flowers.com, serving as Chair of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee. She was previously a member of the Board of Directors of Volt Information Sciences, Inc., serving as Chair of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee. She previously served as the Chief Human Resources Officer of Willis Group Holdings and Head of HR and Public Relations at XL Capital Ltd. She has worked for many years in the areas of CEO transitions, succession planning, talent identification and development, executive compensation, M&A, climate assessment and culture change, including thirty years of service as a trusted advisor to senior leaders.
Celia has also served for many years in the non-profit arena, most recently as a member of the Board of Directors of Volunteer New York! and as a Non-Profit Advisor at Impact 100 Westchester. Celia has a B.A. from Emory University and a J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law.