stephanie plaines

Stephanie Plaines

Skills and Qualifications

Stephanie Plaines brings extensive financial and accounting expertise gained from over 30 years of financial experience, including as chief financial officer of a publicly traded company. Her executive leadership experience across a wide variety of consumer, e-commerce and financial services companies also enables her to contribute unique insights to Clorox on strategy and growth. She also has experience with transformation agendas and leveraging consumer and data insights to drive growth, which provides valuable perspective for the Company’s brand-building, marketing and digital transformation efforts.

Experience Highlights

JCPenney (Penney OpCo LLC), a department store chain

  • Chief financial officer (August 2022 to April 2024)

Jones Lang LaSalle Inc., a global real estate services company

  • Chief financial officer (March 2019 to November 2020)

Starbucks Corporation, a global chain of coffee houses

  • Chief financial officer of U.S. retail division (April 2017 to December 2018)

Walmart Inc. and Sam’s Club, a chain of department stores and retail warehouse clubs

  • Chief financial officer of e-commerce business

Koninklijke Ahold N.V., a retail and wholesale company

  • Chief financial officer of Stop & Shop division
  • Vice president of finance – business planning and performance for Ahold USA
  • Vice president of group treasury for Ahold Delhaize

Catalina Marketing, a media company

  • Head of international finance

PepsiCo Inc., a global beverage company

  • Worked in global planning and analysis for Tropicana business and in corporate development

Plaines started her career in investment banking and mergers and acquisitions at UBS.

Other Public Company Boards

  • KKR Acquisition Holdings I Corp. (January 2022 to December 2022)
  • Nielsen Holdings plc (April 2021 to October 2022)

Independent Director Since: 2022

Committees: Audit