THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Jan. 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LGI Homes, Inc. (Nasdaq:LGIH) today announced that its board of directors increased the size of the board from six directors to seven directors on January 1, 2019 and appointed Laura M. Miller, SVP and Global Chief Information Officer, IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), as a new independent director to serve until LGI’s 2019 annual meeting of stockholders.
“We are pleased to welcome Laura, as a new independent director to LGI’s board,” said Eric Lipar, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of LGI Homes. “She joins LGI at an exciting time as we continue to grow our business on our path to becoming a top 5 homebuilder. The addition of Laura to our board complements our directors’ skills and experience and we are confident she will provide valuable perspective.”
About Laura M. Miller
As IHG’s SVP and Global Chief Information Officer, Ms. Miller’s responsibilities include the strategy, delivery, operations and security of technology solutions for more than 5,500 hotels and corporate offices around the globe. Ms. Miller has been a member of the IHG senior management team since August 2013 and has held the role of SVP and Global Chief Information Officer since December 2017.
Ms. Miller’s background prior to joining IHG includes extensive, multi-discipline technology and multi-industry experience. She was previously SVP at First Data Corporation (FDC), a highly regulated global payments processing leader that serves more than six million merchant locations, thousands of card issuers and millions of consumers. In this role, Ms. Miller led several transformational initiatives to rearchitect the business to deliver operational and financial improvements and worked closely with international leadership to develop and implement strategies to address the global financial crisis. In addition, Laura has served in various senior leadership capacities at TD Ameritrade, The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, The Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County, Maryland, and British Aerospace, PLC.
Ms. Miller holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science Management from the University of Maryland.
About LGI Homes, Inc.
Headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas, LGI Homes, Inc. engages in the design, construction and sale of homes in Texas, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, New Mexico, Colorado, North Carolina, South Carolina, Washington, Tennessee, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Alabama, California, Oregon and Nevada. The Company has a notable legacy of more than 15 years of homebuilding operations, over which time it has closed over 28,000 homes. For more information about the Company and its new home developments please visit the Company's website at www.LGIHomes.com.
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Source: LGI Homes, Inc.