Whirlpool Corporation's board of directors is comprised of eleven directors, 9 of whom are independent directors. Each director is a highly regarded individual with broad and deep business experience and with significant and relevant management experience. The Whirlpool board's principles and processes, which include internal annual reviews of board practices, the board selection process and the company's Code of Ethics, have been in place for many years.
We believe we have an obligation to earn and maintain our stakeholders' trust by adhering to and having the necessary values and governing principles in place.
We also are fortunate to have an experienced leadership team to recruit, mentor and guide our global and diverse workforce. These men and women conduct Whirlpool Corporation's global business in keeping with our company's vision, values and standards of behavior.