USCIB is pleased to announce the addition of two new Officers: Deloitte’s Global Chief People and Purpose Officer Michele Parmelee as Vice Chair and Sullivan & Cromwell LLP Partner Robert DeLaMater as Secretary. The USCIB Board of Directors unanimously voted in its officer slate for the next two-year term at its recent meeting on May 12. Parmelee and DeLaMater join Chairman Harold McGraw III, Vice Chair (and former USCIB President) Thomas Niles and Treasurer Donald Monks.
Parmelee becomes the first woman to hold a USCIB Vice Chair position. As a twenty-year veteran at Deloitte, Parmelee leads talent, brand and communications, connecting a broad portfolio of programs to enhance its global brand, reputation and talent experience in support of Deloitte’s global strategy. She leads the office of the Deloitte Global CEO and Deloitte Global Programs and is a member of the Deloitte Global Executive Committee. Prior to joining Deloitte Global in June 2015, Parmelee was the secretary of the board of directors in the United States and led the Office of the Chairman in the U.S. She has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA magna cum laude with honors from Brown University.
DeLaMater has been a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell for more than twenty-eight years and takes over the role of USCIB Secretary last held by the late John Merow, former Sullivan & Cromwell chairman. DeLaMater has advised corporate clients and their financial advisers on mergers, takeover bids, joint ventures, divestitures and other M&A transactions, as well as on securities offerings, privatizations and other corporate financial matters. DeLaMater has been a USCIB director since 2015. In addition to his work in the New York office, DeLaMater has served Sullivan & Cromwell’s clients in its Tokyo, London and Hong Kong offices. He attended Harvard University and Columbia Law School.