Richard P. Fox
Richard P. Fox was appointed to the board of directors for Frontdoor on October 1, 2018. He previously served as one of the directors of ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. joining that board in March 2014. Since 2001, Mr. Fox has been an independent consultant. From 2000 to 2001, he was president and chief operating officer of CyberSafe Corporation, a global security software provider.
Fox spent 28 years at Ernst & Young LLP, a global accounting firm, last serving as managing partner at the firm’s Seattle office. He currently serves on the board of directors of Acxiom Corporation, a marketing technology and services company; Pinnacle West Capital Corporation, a vertically integrated electrical utility serving the State of Arizona; and Univar Inc., an international chemical distributor.
Previously, he served on the boards of Pendrell Corporation, an intellectual property investment and advisory firm until 2014; Flow International Corporation, a machine tool manufacturer until 2014; Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. until 2011; and PopCap Games until it was acquired by Electronic Arts Inc. in 2011. He is a certified public accountant in the State of Washington.
Fox has a deep understanding of financial reporting processes, internal accounting and financial controls, independent auditor engagements and other audit committee and board functions.
Fox is the chair of the audit committee and serves on the nominating and corporate governance committee.