Maureen E. O’Connell
Director, Board of Directors
Ms. O’Connell became a Director for Sucampo in February 2013. She currently serves as the Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Scholastic Inc., a position she has held since 2007, overseeing all aspects of the company’s operations. From 2005 to 2006, she was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Affinion Group, Inc., a leading affinity direct marketer of membership, insurance and loyalty programs. Prior, Ms. O’Connell held a series of progressively more responsible positions, including President and Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer at Gartner, Inc., a leading technology research and advisory firm.
Ms. O’Connell has also had additional senior management positions including Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Barnes & Noble, Chief Financial Officer and Vice President at Publishers Clearing House, Senior Vice President of Finance and Marketing Analysis at BMG Direct, and Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President at Primedia, Inc.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and economics from Stern School of Business Administration at New York University and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of New York.