Ms. Hynes, is a governance and compliance expert with more than 20 years of service on the boards of Fortune 500 companies and nonprofit organizations. She is a seasoned strategist with extensive mergers and acquisitions and integration experience and a focus on mining, high tech aerospace and industrial products, commodity-based manufacturing and media /software companies. Ms. Hynes was the first female General Counsel of a F500 company, engineered numerous mega merger and was instrumental in establishing stock markets in Eastern Europe. She worked for seven years at Ingredion, Inc., (formerly Corn Products International), as a senior vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer. Ms. Hynes began her career and spent 25 years at CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business, rising to the rank of vice president and general counsel.