rick goings

chairman emeritus, Tupperware Brands Corporation

Orlando, Florida | PathNorth member since 2010

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Rick Goings is former Chairman and CEO of Tupperware Brands. During his tenure and under his leadership at Tupperware Brands, the company received numerous awards and recognition including: Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies for eight consecutive years, Forbes America’s Most JUST Companies, Barron’s 2018 100 Most Sustainable Companies, Forbes 2018 America’s Best Mid-Size Employers and 2017 Women’s Forum of New York Corporate Champion for leadership in driving gender parity on corporate boards.

An engaged member of the World Economic Forum, Goings is at the forefront of thought leadership on Gender Equality, Education and the Future of Work initiatives in Davos. He was an inaugural HeForShe IMPACT Champion with United Nations Women (UNW) and a founding member of the UNW Private Sector Leadership Advisory Council. He serves on the national board of the Smithsonian Institution, the Board of Trustees of Rollins College and is a former member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Board of Governors having served two separate terms as Chairman of the Board during his 30 years of service.

Goings was educated at Guilford College, and is the recipient of a Doctorate of Humane Letters honoris causa, from Rollins College in Florida, as well as a Doctorate in Business Administration honoris causa from Bryant College in Rhode Island. He served in the U.S. Navy on the Destroyer, USS Power.