Our Leadership

Jennifer LaClair​Jennifer A. LaClair​

Board of Directors

Jennifer A. LaClair, was appointed a director of Whirlpool Corporation in April 2020. She is a member of the audit committee and the corporate governance and nominating committee of the board of directors.

LaClair is the former chief financial officer of Ally Financial Inc., a leading financial services provider, a position she held from 2018 through 2022. LaClair was responsible for oversight of Ally’s finance, accounting, capital markets, treasury, investor relations, supply chain and modeling and analytics functions. Prior to joining Ally, LaClair spent ten years at PNC Financial Services, where she held various finance and leadership roles, most recently as the head of the company’s business bank. Before that, she served as Chief Financial Officer for all of PNC’s business lines.

Earlier in her career, LaClair was a consultant with McKinsey & Company, specializing in strategy, operations and business transformation. She began her career in international development, working on economic development programs in Europe, the Middle East and West Africa.

In addition to serving on the Whirlpool Corporation Board of Directors, she serves on the Richmond Federal Reserve Bank Board of Directors, including as Chair of the National Information Technology Committee. She is a summa cum laude graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo and holds an MBA from Case Western Reserve University.