Ingredion Incorporated, a global provider of ingredient solutions to the food and beverage manufacturing industry, has announced the appointment of Catherine Suever to its board of directors, effective August 17, 2021.

“Catherine is an accomplished executive who brings more than 35 years of strategic, global financial experience and proven leadership to our board,” said Jim Zallie, Ingredion’s president and chief executive officer. “Her deep understanding of business and financial operations and board experience will strengthen our board’s decision making as we work to deliver long-term value for our shareholders.”

"On behalf of the board of directors, I am delighted to welcome Catherine to the board,” said Gregory Kenny, Ingredion’s chairperson of the board. “Catherine had a distinguished career both in finance and accounting as well as business unit management in a complex global manufacturing environment. This experience is an excellent complement to our board's existing capabilities.”

Suever joined Parker-Hannifin Corporation, a NYSE-listed global leader in motion and control technologies in 1987 and was named executive vice president – finance and administration and chief financial officer in 2017. During her 33-year career at Parker-Hannifin Corporation, Suever held finance positions of increasing responsibility within the organization. Prior to Parker-Hannifin Corporation, Suever worked at PwC.

Suever currently serves as a director of Hexcel Corporation, a NYSE-listed global leader in advanced composites technology. Suever is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Suever served on the board of trustees for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Ohio Chapter and was previously a member of the Council of the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity & Innovation (MAPI) and the Financial Executives International (FEI).

Suever holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting, magna cum laude, from the University of Dayton.