Tom Gorman, Board Director for Alcoa Corporation, Orora Limited, Sims Limited, and Worley Limited, in an exclusive conversation with Boyden's Allan Marks on his transition from corporate to board career.
Executive View: Building Your Board Career presents one-on-one discussions with prominent board directors who have made the transition from a corporate career. In a micro-interview format, the conversations explore steps taken towards building a board career including proactive measures, opportunities seized, and any challenges along the way.
After a business career scanning three decades and having lived and worked on four continents, Tom is now retired from full-time executive life and lives on the northeast coast of the United States. Tom presently serves as a non-executive director for Alcoa Corporation, Orora Limited, Sims Limited, and Worley Limited and is a Trustee of the Maine Chapter of the Nature Conservancy. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Brambles Limited for 7 years, retiring in February 2017. Prior to joining Brambles, Tom held a number of senior executive positions over a 21-year career at Ford Motor Company, culminating in President of Ford Australia from 2004 to 2008.