President, Corporation Services Company

Rodman Ward III is president and chief executive officer of Corporation Service Company® (CSC®), a world leader for business, legal, and financial services. A fourth-generation descendant of one of the company’s founders, Ward served on the CSC board for more than 15 years prior to his election as CEO in April 2010. Prior to that, he was president and chief executive officer of Speakman Company, a premier supplier of faucets, showerheads, and related fixtures to the plumbing trade. He serves today as chairman of Speakman’s board of directors. Ward held previous roles at Snap-on Inc., FMC Corporation, and Credit Suisse. Ward serves on the advisory board of the University of Delaware’s John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance. He also serves on the boards of the Delaware Public Policy Institute, the Rodel Foundation of Delaware, the World Affairs Council of Wilmington, and the Delaware Theatre Company. Ward holds a B.S. from Middlebury College and an MBA from Kenan Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina. He lives in Wilmington, Delaware, with his wife, Gina, and their three children, Carolyn, Julia, and Robby.