Bright Horizons Announces Retirement of Founders From Board of Directors
Appointment as Director Emeritus Effective End of Q1 2021
“Bright Horizons was our true passion,” said Mason. “We have been so proud to see the company mature under a new generation of leaders, evolving to meet the needs of employers and families, while still staying true to the core culture and founding mission that distinguishes Bright Horizons in the field. We have always known that if we did our job right, it would mean handing over our passion to those who would grow something beyond our imaginations. We are proud to have seen that through.” Brown added, “We sometimes drive by the little house in
Kondracke concurred, adding praise for the company’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, “It has been a true honor to support company leaders through their agile management and response to the pandemic. By taking swift and deliberate actions to support the needs of clients, families and employees, and stepping up for first responders when they needed it most, Bright Horizons and its leadership have proven that its core values remain strong and hold the company in good standing for the future.”
“Linda, Roger and Marguerite will never be far. Their influence guides me and every leader at Bright Horizons daily. The mission they established over 30 years ago remains the core of who we are today and who we will be in the future. I am grateful for all their confidence and support and look forward to having each of them serve in the honorary role of Director Emeritus,” said Chief Executive Officer
In connection with the retirement, it is expected the Board will decrease its size to include the remaining ten members.
This release includes statements that express the Company’s opinions, expectations, beliefs, plans, objectives, assumptions or projections regarding future events or future results and therefore are, or may be deemed to be, “forward-looking statements.” The Company’s actual results may vary significantly from the results anticipated in these forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements include all matters that are not historical facts and include statements regarding the Company’s intentions, beliefs or current expectations concerning, among other things, future Board changes and director emeritus status. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that may or may not occur in the future. These risks and uncertainties are described in the “Risk Factors” section of our Annual Report on Form 10-K filed
Bright Horizons® is a leading global provider of high-quality child care and early education, back-up care, and workplace education services. For more than 30 years, we have partnered with employers to support workforces by providing services that help working families and employees thrive personally and professionally. We operate approximately 1,000 child care centers in