Berkery, 65, was Chair of UBS Bank USA and Vice Chairman of UBS Wealth Management Americas, a bank and a wealth management firm, from March 2010 until April 2018, also serving as CEO of UBS Bank USA from March 2010 until December 2015.
Before joining UBS, she held a variety of roles over more than 25 years at Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc., the global securities and financial services business, until her departure in January 2009, including Executive Vice President and General Counsel from 2001 and Vice Chairman from 2007.
Her long career as an executive in the financial services industry provides her with expertise in finance, investment strategies, acquisitions, and management of complex organizations, as well as significant experience in governance, compliance, and risk assessment and oversight.
Carol Meyrowitz, Executive Chairman of the Board of The TJX Companies, Inc., stated, “We are delighted to welcome Rosemary to our Board of Directors. Her experience in a broad range of financial service roles and her management of complex organizations will be an excellent complement to the backgrounds of our current Board. TJX values diversity throughout our organization and our Board, and with the election of Rosemary, now five of our eleven Board members are women. On behalf of our Board, we very much look forward to working with Rosemary as we continue to pursue TJX’s many avenues for near- and long-term growth around the globe.”
The TJX Companies, Inc. is an off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide. As of August 4, 2018, the end of the Company’s second quarter, the Company operated a total of 4,194 stores in nine countries, the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria, the Netherlands, and Australia, and three e-commerce sites. These include 1,236 T.J. Maxx, 1,077 Marshalls, 716 HomeGoods, 8 Homesense and 33 Sierra Trading Post stores, as well as tjmaxx.com and sierratradingpost.com in the United States; 270 Winners, 120 HomeSense, and 79 Marshalls stores in Canada; 552 T.K. Maxx and 61 HomeSense stores, as well as tkmaxx.com, in Europe; and 42 T.K. Maxx stores in Australia.