Billie Williamson

Audit Committee Chair

Cushman & Wakefield

Current public company boards: Cricut Inc., Cushman & Wakefield, Pentair

Prior public company boards: Annie’s Inc., CSRA Inc., Exelis Inc., Janus Capital, Kraton Corp., XL Group

Executive Experience: Billie served as a senior assurance partner and the Americas inclusiveness officer of Ernst & Young LLP until her retirement at the end of 211. She began her career at Ernst & Young LLP in 1974 and spent the first 19 years in the assurance practice, becoming a partner in 1984. She then left to become CFO of AMX Corp. in Dallas where she led the company’s successful IPO and subsequently became senior vice president, finance of Marriott International, Inc. in Washington, DC. She rejoined Ernst & Young in 1998 in EY’s Center for Strategic Transactions. She became a senior client-serving partner at EY and served some of the firm’s largest global accounts in aerospace and defense, technology, and other industries. She served as a member of EY’s Americas executive board which functions as the board of directors for EY. She also served on the US executive board, responsible for partnership matters for the firm.

Additional information: Billie graduated with highest honors from Southern Methodist University with a bachelor of business administration with an emphasis in accounting and is a licensed CPA in the State of Texas. Billie is also active in the Dallas community serving as the treasurer of the Dallas Holocaust Museum, the treasurer of the board of trustees of the Dallas Symphony Foundation, on the board of directors of the North Texas Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors and as co-chair of Women Corporate Directors Dallas Chapter. Billie is also a member of International Women’s Forum and the Committee of 2. Billie also carries the designation as a NACD Leadership Fellow.