By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News -- Avista Corp. (NYSE: AVA) announced that Scott H. Maw, age 48, has been appointed to the Avista Corp. board of directors effective Aug. 1, 2016. He will stand for election to the board at the 2017 annual meeting of shareholders.
Mr. Maw is executive vice president and chief financial officer for Starbucks Coffee Company, a position he has held since 2014. He joined the organization as global controller in 2011. Prior to joining Starbucks Coffee Company, Mr. Maw served as chief financial officer of SeaBright Insurance Company and chief financial officer of the Consumer Banking division of JPMorgan Chase & Co. He held the same position at Washington Mutual Bank prior to its acquisition by JPMorgan Chase & Co. Mr. Maw also held various finance leadership positions at General Electric Company, including chief financial officer for GE Insurance Holdings, Inc. in London. He has more than 17 years of executive level experience in the banking, finance and retail/coffee industries.
Mr. Maw earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting from Gonzaga University.
"We are pleased that Scott is joining our board of directors," said Scott Morris, Avista Corp. chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer. "His depth of knowledge and experience in finance, along with his strong sense of strategic operations and values, makes him a good fit for Avista."
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