MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Brenda J. Lauderback, Select Comfort Corporation board member since
2004, is being recognized by Savoy Magazine in its summer 2016
issue for her contributions to corporate boards.
Lauderback is being honored as one of the nation’s Most Influential
Black Corporate Directors for 2016. The award recognizes black Americans
who have dedicated extraordinary service and contributions to their
With a design and marketing background, and professional experience
spanning national consumer goods and retail companies, Lauderback brings
extensive leadership to the Select Comfort board. Lauderback served as
president of Nine West Group, Inc. and president of wholesale and
manufacturing for the U.S. Shoe Corporation. She has also spent more
than 18 years in senior roles with the Department Store Division of
“Brenda’s vast experience combined with her strong ethics and
inclusionary style result in valuable contributions on our board,”
Select Comfort President and Chief Executive Officer Shelly Ibach said.
“We extend our congratulations to Brenda for this well-deserved honor.”
She has demonstrated her commitment to boardroom excellence by
completing the National Association of Corporate Director’s (NACD)
comprehensive program of study for directors and governance
professionals. Lauderback provides the Select Comfort board with
significant insight into leading practices in executive compensation and
In addition to Lauderback’s recognition, the issue also includes a
profile of Dr. Reatha Clark King, the first black woman to chair the
National Association of Corporate Directors.
About Select Comfort Corporation
Nearly 30 years ago, Sleep
Number transformed the mattress industry with the idea that ‘one
size does not fit all’ when it comes to
sleep. Today, the company is the leader in sleep innovation and ranked
“Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Mattresses” in 2015 by J.D.
Power. As the pioneer in biometric sleep monitoring and adjustability,
Sleep Number is proving the connection between quality sleep and health
and well-being. Dedicated to individualizing sleep experiences, the
company’s 3,300 employees are improving lives with innovative sleep
solutions. To find better quality sleep visit one of our more than 500
U.S. Sleep Number® stores or SleepNumber.com.
Select Comfort Corporation
Maggie Habashy, 763-551-6986