Margaret Pederson has been serving as an Independent Corporate Director for public companies since 2011, private companies since 1996, and industry associates and other not-for-profits since the 1980s.

Pederson’s leadership on boards was recognized by Directors & Boards when she was named a “Director to Watch.”

Pederson focuses on transforming organizations to meet 21st century opportunities and challenges: identifying emerging customer needs, addressing the impact of disruptive technology, understanding competitive changes, creating new market opportunities and repositioning mature businesses.

 

 


Pederson currently serves as an Independent Corporate Director at the following companies:

Viad (NYSE: VVI) is a global diversified services company that offers comprehensive solutions for exhibition and event production (e.g., creative, design, critical measurement), and travel and recreation (e.g., hotel operations, food and beverage, inbound packaged tours).

Since 2011, Pederson has provided Viad with industry expertise in the exhibitions and events space as well as insights into strategy, innovation, digital and marketing trends, new technology, and global change that can impact the business.  Board committees have included:

  • Innovation and Marketing Strategy Committee - Chairman

  • Governance & Nominating Committee

  • Human Resources & Compensation Committee

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Viad (NYSE: VVI) is a global diversified services company that offers comprehensive solutions for exhibition and event production (e.g., creative, design, critical measurement), and travel and recreation (e.g., hotel operations, food and beverage, inbound packaged tours).
Xamax Industries is a privately held, diversified global supplier of engineering applications and manufactured products for the electrical, electronic, beauty, and transportation industries.

Since 1996, Pederson has advised management on innovation, strategy, finance, positioning, and new business opportunities.  Collaborative efforts have reached record profits (+20% in annual revenue for the last five years), led by creating market-leading positions in core industries, opportunities in new markets, and growing globally with international sales now accounting for more than 40% of the business.  Board positions have included:

  • Strategy Committee - Chair

  • Corporate Secretary

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Xamax Industries is a privately held, diversified global supplier of engineering applications and manufactured products for the electrical, electronic, beauty, and transportation industries.
National Association of Corporate Directors is composed of 14,000 director members, including 87% of the Fortune 500 and 75% of the Fortune 1,000 boards.

  • President, Connecticut Chapter

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National Association of Corporate Directors is composed of 14,000 director members, including 87% of the Fortune 500 and 75% of the Fortune 1,000 boards.

About Amirexx

Founded in 2009 by Margaret Pederson, Amirexx is a boutique consulting firm providing strategic and tactical services, innovation and marketing to optimize growth and effectiveness by addressing emerging customer needs, competitive changes, and disruptive technology. Pederson is also an experienced director who serves on corporate boards and advises on strategy, innovation and marketing.


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About the Founder

Recognized as a “Director to Watch” in 2013 by Directors & BoardsMargaret Pederson is an independent corporate director, Vice Chair of Xamax, thought leader on strategy, marketing, business development & President of Amirexx.


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