Corporate Board Director
Retired Accenture Senior Executive
Ms. Duganier is a current member of the Board of Directors of two public companies listed on the NYSE and chairs both Audit Committees; Buckeye Partners (NYSE: BPL), a publicly-traded master limited partnership that owns and operates a diversified network of integrated assets providing midstream logistic solutions, primarily consisting of the transportation, storage, and marketing of liquid petroleum products. Ms. Duganier is the Chair of the Audit Committee of BPL and a member of its Compensation Committee; MRC Global (NYSE: MRC) is the leading global distributor of pipe, valve and fitting products and services to the energy and industrial markets. Ms. Duganier is the Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Governance Committee. Ms. Duganier is a former board member and member of the Enterprise Risk Oversight and Compensation Committees of HCC Insurance Holdings (NYSE: HCC), an international specialty insurance group. She was a member of the board that oversaw the sale of HCC for a significant premium to Tokio Marine Holdings, the largest property/casualty insurance company in Japan.
Barbara’s most recent corporate experience was with Accenture. Between 2004 and 2013, she was a senior leader with Accenture’s Outsourcing business, which accounted for ~50% of corporate revenues, and of the Resources Operating Group serving energy, chemicals, utilities and mining companies. Her executive roles included Chief Strategy Officer, Global Growth and Offering Development Lead, and Global Finance Business Services Lead. She was a successful Sales Executive with Accenture as well.
Her most tenured corporate experience was with Arthur Andersen, where for 23 years (1979-2002), Barbara served in C-suite and increasingly responsible business leadership roles. She was an equity partner for the final 12 years, in audit for a decade and for 10+ years in financial consulting. Barbara served as Andersen’s Global CFO during the challenging last two years of the company’s history. She was chosen Global CFO after being one of eight finalists in an intensive Global CEO selection process. Prior, she was Partner-in-Charge of the Southwest Region Business Consulting Practice and earlier still, was Partner-in-Charge of the US Strategy, Finance and Economic Consulting Business. Barbara was selected for firm-wide leadership roles on major committees, including the Nominating Committee (Board selection), US Executive Council, and Chairman’s Advisory Council (Selected to serve by the CEO), where she was Vice-Chair.
Between Andersen and Accenture, Barbara was retained by Duke Energy North America to lead their Finance Transformation Program, reporting directly to the CEO.
Ms. Duganier is the former National Board Chair of Genesys Works, a national not-for- profit connecting at-risk students to career opportunities. She is currently Chair of the National Nominating and Governance Committee; she was previously Audit Committee Chair as well as active with the local Houston Board.
Barbara completed INSEAD’s Executive Education Program in 2008, received her CPA in Texas in 1981 and earned her BBA in Accounting in 1979. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Texas TriCities. She is an NACD Governance Fellow and a frequent speaker.