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52 directors & boards Directors & BoarDs’ Directors roster SponSored by Directors Roster A quarterly record of new director appointments american i nternational Group inc. New York, NY has added to its board: Nora JohnsonChair, Global Agenda Council on Systemic Financial Risk World Economic ForumNew York, NY Bio Notes: In 2007 she retired as vice chair-man of Goldman Sachs Group Inc., where she spent a more than 20-year career and served in such roles as head of the global investment research division and chairman of the global markets institute. Prev iously was an attor-ney with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York. She chairs the investment committees at the University of Southern California and the Markle Foundation. Also is a director of Intuit Inc., Pfizer Inc., and Visa Inc. Age 51. AIG is an international insurance and finan-cial services company. Revenues are $93 billion. World Economic Forum is a global commu-nity of business, political, intellectual and other leaders committed to improving the state of the world. a merican Water Works co. inc. Voorhees, NJ has added to its board: Richard R. GriggExecutive Vice President FirstEnErgy corp.Akron, OH Julia L. JohnsonPresident nEtcommunicationsTallahassee, FL Bio Notes: Grigg also serves as president of FirstEnergy Utilities Group. Prior to joining FirstEnergy in 2004 as EVP and COO he spent a 34-year career at Wisconsin Energy Corp., where he held numerous positions at its sub-sidiaries Wisconsin Electric Power Co. and Wisconsin Gas Co., and retired as president and CEO of WE Generation. Also presently serves as president of FirstEnergy Utilities Group. Johnson was SVP of poli-cy and strategic commu-nications for MILCOM Technologies Inc., a mili-tary technology commer-cialization company, prior to founding NetCommu-n i c a t i o n s . F r o m 1 9 9 2 -1999 she served two con-s e c u t i v e t e r m s o n t h e Florida Public Service Commission, responsi-ble for Florida’s $16 billion water and wastewa-ter, electric, gas, and communications indus-t r ies. She was also chair p erson of Flor ida Public Service from 1997-1999. Also is a direc-tor of Allegheny Energy Inc., MasTec Inc., and Northwestern Corp. American Water is a utility serving more than 18 million people in 29 states, three Canadian provinces, and Puerto Rico. Revenues are $2 billion. FirstEnerg y is a diversified energ y company. Revenues are $13 billion. NetCom-munications is a strategy consulting firm spe-cializing in the communications, energy, and information technology public policy arenas. a tmos ener Gy corp. Dallas, TX has added to its board: Ruben E. EsquivelVP for Community and Corporate Relations univErsity oF tExas southWEstErn mEdical cEntEr at dallasDallas, TX Bio Notes: In present posi-tion since 1995. He is also a m em b er of t h e Nor t h Te x a s D i s t r i c t E x p o r t Council, appointed by the U. S . S e c re t a r y o f Co m-merce. From 1989-1991 he served as chairman of the Dal las Count y Hospital District. Previously was president of the DeSo-to Independent School District. A native of Cuba, he began work in 1961 as an assembler at AVO International Inc., where he was named president and CEO in 1985 and its vice chair-man in 1994. Age 65. T  D & B Directors Roster — a quar- terly record of new director appointments — is compiled from public and private sources by the editorial staff of D & B and is sponsored by Heidrick & Strug- gles. Please forward your directors’ ap- pointments to kmccarthy@directors - andboards.com. Submissions of new directors and app oint ments are welcome from al l sources, including executive recruiters, corporate communications staffs, and directors themselves. New Directors July – September 2008 Companies adding new directors: 61 Number of new directors: 76 Category Number % of total Retired . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 . . . . . . . .32% Senior Officers . . . . . . . 20 . . . . . . . .26 Chairman/CEOs . . . . . . . 13 . . . . . . . .17 Finance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 . . . . . . . .11 Consultants . . . . . . . . . . . 6 . . . . . . . . .8 Not-for-Profit . . . . . . . . . 3 . . . . . . . . .4 Academia . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . .1 Legal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . .1 Total 76 100% Women 19 25% NoTe: The appointments published in the following pages are just a selection of the directors added to the Directors Roster database, which will be available online to subscribers soon . It will be updated daily and will be fully searchable . fourth Quarter 2008 53 Directors & BoarDs’ Directors roster SponSored by Atmos is a natural gas distributor. Revenues are $7 billion. autoZone inc. Memphis, TN has added to its board: William C. CrowleyEVP and Chief Administrative Officer sEars holdings corp.Hoffman Estates, IL Robert R. GruskySenior Adviser nEW mountain capital llcNew York, NY Bio Notes: Crowley has served since 2005 as a director of Sears Canada Inc. and as chair-man of the board since 2006. Since 1999 he has also served as president and COO of ESL Investments Inc., a private investment firm. He formerly was a managing director at Goldman Sachs & Co. Also is a director of AutoNation Inc. Grusky co-founded New Mountain Capi-tal in 2000, where he served as principal and managing director until 2005. Since 2000 he has also served as managing member of Hope Capital Management LLC. Previously was pres-ident of RSL Investments Corp., the primary investment vehicle for Ronald S. Lauder. Prior to 1998 he served in a variety of capacities in the M&A department and principal investment area of Goldman Sachs & Co. Also is a director of AutoNation Inc. and Strayer Education Inc. AutoZone is a specialty retailer of automotive parts and accessories. Revenues are $6 billion. Sears is a retailer. Revenues are $50 billion. New Mountain is an equity management firm. a vnet inc. Phoenix, AZ has added to its board: William P. SullivanPresident and CEO agilEnt tEchnologiEs inc.Santa Clara, CA Bio Notes: In present position since 2005. Began his career at Hewlett-Packard Co., where he held numerous positions, including general manager and VP of the components group. In 1999, when Agilent was spun off from H-P, he served as SVP and general manager of its semiconductor products group, and in 2002 was named COO. Also is a director of URS Corp. Age 56. Avnet is a distributor of electronic compo-nents, computer products, and technolog y services. Revenues are $18 billion. Agilent pro- vides measurement products to the communi-cations, electronics, life sciences, and chemical analysis industries. Revenues are $5 billion. Bio- ima Gin G t echnolo Gies inc. Newtown, PA has added to its board: Adeoye Y. OlukotunChief Medical Officer via pharmacEuticals inc.San Francisco, CA Bio Notes: Co-founded VIA Pharmaceuticals, where he has ser ved in his present position since 2004. Previously founded and was CEO of CR Strategies LLC and chief medical officer of Esperion Therapeutics Inc. from 2001 until its acquistion by Pfizer in 2004. From 1996-2001 he was VP of medical and regulatory af-fairs and chief medical officer of Mallinckrodt Inc. Formerly spent 13 years at Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., where he was VP of two divisions focused on cardiovascular research. Also is a director of Icagen Inc. Bio-Imaging supports product development for the pharmaceutical industry. Revenues are $59 million. VIA is a biotechology company focused on the treatment of cardiovascular disease. Bruns Wick corp. Lake Forest, IL has added to its board: Anne E. BelecDirector of Global Marketing Ford motor co.Dearborn, MI Bio Notes: Prior to joining Ford Motor Co. she served as president and CEO of Volvo Cars of North America, where she oversaw operations in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. She also served as VP of sales operations for Volvo Car Corp. in Sweden. Previously held a variety of senior marketing positions at Ford, Lincoln Mercury, and Ford of Canada. Age 45. Brunswick manufactures and markets leisure products, including pleasure boats, bowling and billiards products, and fitness equipment. Revenues are $6 billion. Ford manufactures car and trucks worldwide. Revenues are $163 billion. caci i nternational inc. Arlington, VA has added to its board: James L. PavittPrincipal sco WcroFt groupWashington, DC Bio Notes: In present posi-tion since 2004. Formerly was deputy director of op-er ations for the Centr al Intelligence Agency, head-ing up the CIA’s operation-al response to the attacks of 9/11. He previously was the senior intelligence ad-viser on the National Security Council team for President George H.W. Bush. CACI provides services and IT solutions for de-fense, intelligence, homeland security, and fed-eral civilian government operations. Revenues are $2 billion. Scowcroft is an international relations consultancy. car Dio net inc. Conshohocken, PA has added to its board: Ronald Ahrens Kirk GormanSenior Vice President and CFO JEFFErson hEalth systEms inc.Radnor, PA Bio Notes: Ahrens most recently ser ved as president of Merck Consumer Healthcare Group Worldwide. He previously held senior positions with Bristol-Myers Squibb, including consumer group president North America and president, Bristol Myers Products Division. He also held management positions at Richard-son Vicks and Procter & Gamble. He currently serves as a nonexecutive adviser to the board of Johnson & Johnson Merck. Also is a director of ULURU Inc. Gorman previously served as SVP and CFO of Universal Health Services and president and CFO of Universal Health Realty Income Trust, a NYSE-listed healthcare REIT. He began his career with Mellon Bank, where he served in numerous credit, cash manage-ment, and corporate banking functions. CardioNet is a wireless medical technology company. Revenues are $99 million. 54 directors & boards Directors & BoarDs’ Directors roster SponSored by carlisle c ompanies inc. Charlotte, NC has added to its board: Gregg A. OstranderExecutive Chairman michaEl Foods inc.Minnetonka, MN Bio Notes: Has held numerous senior positions at Michael Foods, including COO, president, and CEO. Also is a director of Arctic Cat Inc. and Birds Eye Foods Inc. Carlisle is a construction materials manufac-turer. Revenues are $3 billion. Michael Foods is a national leader in egg, refrigerated potatoes, and branded cheese processing. c elera corp. Alameda, CA has added to its board: Peter Barton HuttSenior Counsel covington & BurlingWashington, DC Bio Notes: Joined Coving-t o n & B u r l i n g i n 1 9 6 0 , w h e re h e h a s p r a c t i ce d continuously except from 1971-1975 when he was chief counsel for the Fed-eral Drug Administration. H e i s t h e c o - a u t h o r o f Food and Drug Law: Cases and Materials. Celera provides testing and services in the dis-ease management field. Revenues are $139 mil-lion. Covington & Burling is a law firm. c hurchill Do Wns inc. Louisville, KY has added to its board: James McDonald Alex RankinPresident stErling g. thompson co.Louisville, KY Bio Notes: McDonald spent 12 years as chair-man, president, and CEO of Scientific Atlanta Inc., which in 2006 was acquired by Cisco Sys-tems Inc., where he now serves as a VP. Previ-ously was a general partner for J. H. Whitney & Co. He also served as president and CEO of Prime Computer and president, CEO, and chairman of Gould Inc. Rankin is co-owner of Sterling G. Thompson, and he also serves as president of Upson Downs Farm, president and CEO of the James Graham Brown Founda-tion, and chairman of BANCORP Inc. Churchill Downs owns and operates horse racing venues throughout the United States. Revenues are $438 million. Sterling is an in-surance agency and brokerage firm. c oBi Z Financial inc. Denver, CO has added to its board: Douglas L. Polson Mary K. RhinehartSenior Vice President and CFO Johns manvillEDenver, CO Bio Notes: Polson was from 2001-2005 chair-man of Pacific Energy Group LLC, an affiliate of Anschutz Corp., where he previously served as VP. Rhinehart has spent a nearly 30-year career at Johns Manville, where she has held numerous senior positions, including CFO, corporate treasurer, corporate controller, and VP and general manager of a business unit. CoBiz is a financial holding company. Revenues are $111 million. Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a manufacturer and marketer of building and specialty products. conver Gys corp. Cincinnati, Ohio has added to its board: Ronald L. NelsonChairman and CEO avis BudgEt group inc.Parsippany, NJ Bio Notes: In present posi-tion since 2006. Previously held leadership roles with Avis Budget’s predecessor, Cendant Corp., including p re s i d e n t a n d C F O. He also served as co-chief op-erating officer of Dream-Works SKG and EVP and CFO of Paramount Communications Inc., for-merly Gulf & Western Industries Inc. Age 55. Convergys provides customer care, human re-sources, and billing services. Revenues are $3 billion. Avis provides vehicle rental services with operations in more than 70 countries. Revenues are $6 billion. Deltek inc. Herndon, VA has added to its board: Tom ManleyChief Financial Officer avaya inc.Basking Ridge, NJ Bio Notes: Previously served as CFO and SVP of administration for Cognos, an IBM com-pany engaged in business intelligence and per-formance management. He formerly spent 18 years with Nortel Networks, most recently as CFO for the high performance optical compo-nent solutions group. Deltek is a provider of enterprise applications software. Revenues are $294 million. Avaya de-signs and manages communications networks. Revenues are $5 billion. Diamon D oFF shore Drillin G i nc. Houston, TX has added to its board: Edward GrebowManaging Director J.c. Flo WErs & co.New York, NY Bio Notes: Previously held senior positions with JP Morgan Leasefunding Corp., Chyron Corp., ULLICO Inc., and Union Labor Life In-surance Co. Diamond Offshore provides contract drilling services to the energy industry. Revenues are $3 billion. J.C. Flowers is an investment firm. earth link inc. Atlanta, GA has added to its board: M. Wayne Wisehart Bio Notes: Most recently ser ved as CFO of aQuantive Inc., a digital marketing services company, which was acquired by Microsoft in 2007. Previously was EVP and CFO of West-ern Wireless Corp., acquired by Alltel in 2005. From 2000-2002 he was CFO of iNNERHOST Inc. and from 1999-2000 was president and CEO for a marketing automation software company. Formerly spent more than 15 years in the telecommunications industr y, where he held numerous senior positions, including president and CEO of Price Communications Wireless (now part of Verizon Wireless). fourth Quarter 2008 55 Directors & BoarDs’ Directors roster SponSored by EarthLink is an Internet service provider. Rev-enues are $1 billion. Fannie mae Washington, DC has added to its board: Frederick B. Harvey III Bio Notes: In 2008 he retired as chairman of Enterprise Community Partners (the Enter-prise Foundation), where from 1994-2007 he was CEO. Previously served in various domes-tic and international positions with Dean Wit-ter Reynolds, including managing director of corporate finance. A noted leader in the field of housing and community development, he was instrumental in working with Congress to create the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit and in 2000 was appointed to the Millennial Housing Commission. He has also served on a number of housing industry boards, including Fannie Mae’s housing impact advisory council. Age 59. Fannie Mae is a residential mortgage finance company. Revenues are $43 billion. Genoptix inc. Carlsbad, CA has added to its board: Karin EasthamExecutive Vice President and COO Burnham institutE For mEdical rEsEarchLa Jolla, CA Laurence R. McCarthyVenture Partner amp Ersand vEnturEsWellesley, MA Bio Notes: Eastham has been in her present posi-tion since 2004, where she a l s o s e r ve s a s a t r u s te e . Previously was SVP of fi-n a n ce a n d C F O f o r D i-versa Cor p. Held senior positions at Combichem I n c . , C y t e l C o r p . , a n d Boehringer Mannheim Diagnostics. Also is a director of Illumina Inc., Amylin Pharmaceu-ticals Inc., Tercica Inc., and SGX Pharmaceuti-cals Inc. McCarthy also serves as president of Scientific Technologies and Solutions LLC. Pre-viously was president, CEO, chairman, and CTO of Focus Diagnostics and later served as its CTO following the company’s acquisition by Quest Diagnostics. Had also served as president for the U.S. diagnostics division of Boehringer Mannheim and VP-general manager and VP- R&D for Becton Dickinson & Co. He has held academic faculty positions at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, University of North Caro-lina School of Medicine, and Cornell Univer-sity School of Medicine, as well as serving as a laboratory director at the Memorial Sloan-Ket-tering Cancer Center. Genoptix is a specialized laboratory services provider. Revenues are $85 million. Burnham is as a nonprofit medical institute focused on cancer research. Ampersand is a middle-mar-ket private equity firm. G si t echnolo Gy inc. Santa Clara, CA has added to its board: Haydn HsiehPresident and CEO Wistron nEWEB corp.San Jose, CA Bio Notes: In present position since 2000. From 1981-2000 served in various capacities at sev-eral divisions of Acer Group, including presi-dent of the mobile computing business unit and SVP of Acer Inc. Age 53. GSI provides products for networking and tele-communications equipment. Revenues are $59 million. Wistron is a manufacturer of wireless communications products headquartered in Taiwan. h umana inc. Louisville, KY has added to its board: Marissa T. Peterson Bio Notes: In 2005 retired after 17 years with Sun Microsystems Inc., where she most recent-ly served as EVP of worldwide operations, EVP of services, and chief customer advocate. Pre-viously was a management consultant at Booz Allen and Hamilton. Formerly held various marketing, financial, and engineering positions with Saturn Corp. and for various divisions of General Motors Corp. Also is a director of Su-perValu Inc. Age 46. Humana is a health benefits company. Rev-enues are $27 billion. ict Group inc. Newtown, PA has added to its board: Richard R. RoscittChairman and CEO smoBilE systEms inc.Columbus, OH Bio Notes: Previously served as president and COO of MCI Inc., where he helped lead the company out of bankruptcy. He also held lead-ership positions at ADC Telecommunications, AT&T Business Services, and AT&T Solutions. Age 57. ICT is a global provider of customer manage-ment and business process outsourcing solu-tions. Revenues are $447 million. SMobile is a privately held firm providing security applica-tions for mobile devices. i n Finity p harmaceuticals inc. Cambridge, MA has added to its board: Martin BablerPresident and CEO talima thErap Eutics inc.San Carlos, CA Ian F. SmithExecutive Vice President and CFO vErtEx pharmacEuticals inc.Cambridge, MA Bio Notes: Babler was from 1998-2006 VP of immunology sales and marketing, senior direc-tor of commercial development, and director of cardiovascular marketing at Genentech Inc. Previously held various senior sales, market-ing, and management positions with Eli Lilly & Co. Smith joined Vertex in 2001. Previously was a partner in the life science and technol-ogy practice group of Ernst & Young LLP. Also is a director of Acorda Therapeutics Inc., Epix Pharmaceuticals Inc., and TolerRx Inc. Infinity is a cancer drug discovery and devel-opment company. Revenues are $30 million. Talima is a privately held drug delivery com-pany. Vertex is a biotechnology company. Rev-enues are $203 million. 56 directors & boards Directors & BoarDs’ Directors roster SponSored by Jack in the Box inc. San Diego, CA has added to its board: Winifred Markus WebbSVP of Strategic Communications and Investor Relations tickEtmastErWest Hollywood, CA Bio Notes: Recently joined Ticketmaster following a 2 0 - ye a r c a re e r w i t h t h e Walt D isne y Co., w here she held numerous senior positions, including execu-tive director of the Walt Disney Co. Foundation. Prior to 1988 she was VP in corporate finance for PaineWebber Inc. and was in corporate finance at Lehman Brothers in New York and London. Jack in the Box is a restaurant company. Rev-enues are $3 billion. Ticketmaster is a global ticket retailer that was spun off from IAC/In-teractive in August 2008. JD s u niphase corp. San Jose, CA has added to its board: Penelope A. HerscherPresident and CEO FirstrainSan Mateo, CA Bio Notes: Previously was EVP and chief mar-keting officer at Cadence Design Systems. From 1996-2002 she was president and CEO of Sim-plex Solutions (which in 2002 was acquired by Cadence). Also held management positions with Synopsys Inc. Began her career as an R&D engineer with Texas Instruments Inc. Also is a director of Rambus Inc. JDS designs products for the fiberoptics indus-try. Revenues are $1 billion. FirstRain provides research services for investment professionals and corporations. JetBlue air Ways corp. Forest Hills, NY has added to its board: Stephan GemkowChief Financial Officer dEutschE luFthansa ag Bio Notes: Joined Deutsche Lufthansa in 1990, where he has held numerous senior positions, including SVP of corporate finance and execu-tive board member of Lufthansa Cargo AG. JetBlue provides passenger air transportation, serving more than 35 destinations. Revenues are $3 billion. Deutsche Lufthansa is a global airline carrier. k im Ball i nternational inc. Jasper, IN has added to its board: Thomas J. Tischhauser Bio Notes: Held numerous senior positions with Motorola Inc., including corporate VP and general manager, Automotive Electron-ics Group, and VP and general manager of its Automotive Interiors and Electronics Group, European Region. Most recently served as VP of Continental Automotive Systems Group. He began his career in 1980 with International Harvester Co. as a mechanical engineer in its agricultural equipment division. Kimball operates two business segments: elec-tronic manufacturing services and furniture. Revenues are $1 billion. k oW aBun Ga! Clearwater, FL has added to its board: Charles PopeChief Financial Officer aErosonic corp.Clearwater, FL Bio Notes: Previously served as CFO for Rep-tron Manufacturing, SRI/Surgical Express Inc., and UTEK Corp. He formerly was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Age 56. Kowabunga!, previously operating under the name Think Partnership, provides marketing and technology services. Revenues are $77 mil-lion. Aerosonic manufactures aviation prod-ucts. Revenues are $25 million. lan Dauer inc. Glenwood, IL has added to its board: Michael Leatherman David MeadorChief Financial Officer and EVP dtE EnErgy co.Detroit, MI Bio Notes: Leather man previously was CFO, chief information officer, and EVP at Wallace Computer Services. He also spent six years at FSC Paper Corp., where he ser ved as chief executive officer. He cur-rently is an independent consultant specializing in information technol-ogy strategies and global contract negotiations. Meador (pictured) held a variety of financial and accounting positions at Chr ysler Corp. prior to joining DTE Energy in 1997 as VP and controller. He was also an auditor with Coopers & Lybrand. Landauer is a provider of analytical services for determining radiation exposure. Revenues are $89 million. DTE is a diversified energy com-pany. Revenues are $9 billion. liF e time Fitness inc. Chanhassen, MN has added to its board: Martha A. Morfitt Bio Notes: Most recently served as CEO of CNS Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of consumer healthcare products, which in 2006 was sold to GlaxoSmithKline. Previously spent 16 years with Pillsbury Co., where she held numerous senior positions, including VP of Pillsbury’s Meals Division and VP of Green Giant Brands. Also is a director of Graco Inc. and Thermage Inc. Age 51. Life Time operates multiuse sports and ath-letic, professional fitness, family recreation, and resort and spa centers. Revenues are $717 million. fourth Quarter 2008 57 Directors & BoarDs’ Directors roster SponSored by loe Ws corp. New York, NY has added to its board: Ken Miller Bio Notes: Currently is CEO and president of Ken Miller Capital LLC, a closely held merchant banking firm. Previously was vice chairman of Credit Suisse First Boston. He had also served as president and CEO of Lodestar Group and was head of the Merrill Lynch merger and ac-quisitions department. Loews has interests in commercial property and casualty insurance and other businesses. Revenues are $19 billion. lorillar D i nc. Greensboro, NC has added to its board: Virgis W. ColbertSenior Adviser millErcoorsMilwaukee, WI David E. R. DangoorManaging Partner cato dangoor & associatEsLondon Nigel Travis Bio Notes: Colbert spent a 27-year career with Miller Brewing Co., where he most recently served as EVP of worldwide operations. Previ-ously was with Chrysler Corp. Named by For-tune magazine as one of the 50 Most Powerful Black Executives in America. Also is a director of Stanley Works, Manitowoc Co. Inc., Mer-rill Lynch & Co., and Sara Lee Corp., and is a founder and the chairman emeritus of the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund. Age 68. Dangoor has since 2003 served as president of Innoventive Partners LLC, a marketing strat-egy and public relations firm. In 2002 he retired from Philip Morris, where he spent a 27-year career and held numerous positions, including head of marketing, Philip Morris Germany, and president, Philip Morris Canada. Currently is chairman of BioGaia AB, Stockholm, Sweden, a biotechnology company. Also is a director of Lifetime Brands Inc. and ICP Solar Technolo-gies. Age 58. Travis was president and COO of Blockbuster Inc., where he spent 10 years. Also served as managing director of Europe, Middle East and Africa for Burger King Corp. He for-merly held senior positions at Grand Metro-politan, Esso Petroleum, Kraft Foods, and Rolls Royce. Age 58. Lorillard is a cigarette manufacturer. Revenues are $3 billion. MillerCoors was formed in 2008 from the merger between Miller Brewing Co. and Coors Brew ing Co. Cato Dangoor is a consulting firm specializing in brand equity management. mDu r esources Group inc. Bismarck, ND has added to its board: A. Bart Holaday Thomas C. KnudsonChairman Bristo W group inc.Houston, TX Bio Notes: Holaday retired in 2001 from the private markets group of UBS Asset Manage-ment and its predecessor entities, where he spent 15 years. Previously was a VP and princi-pal of the InnoVen Venture Capital Group. Had also served as founder and president of Tenax Oil and Gas Corp. Formerly spent 12 years with Gulf Oil and held senior government positions with the Department of Defense, Department of the Interior, and the Federal Energy Admin-istration. Knudson retired in 2004 from Cono-coPhillips, where he held numerous positions, including managing director and CEO of Du-Pont Scandinavia in Stockholm, Sweden, VP and general manager of Conoco’s midstream natural gas business, and chairman of Conoco Exploration Production Europe Ltd. He cur-rently serves as president of Tom Knudson In-terests LLC, which provides consulting services in energy, sustainable development, and leader-ship. Also is a director of Natco Group Inc. MDU is engaged in oil and gas production and other diversified energy and natural resources businesses. Revenues are $5 billion. Bristow provides helicopter transportation services to the offshore energy industry. Revenues are $1 billion. merck & co. inc. Whitehouse Station, NJ has added to its board: Leslie A. BrunNonexecutive Chairman automatic data procEssing inc.Roseland, NJ Bio Notes: In present position since 2007. Also serves as chairman and CEO of SARR Group LLC, a diversified investment holding company. In 1991 he founded Hamilton Lane Advisors Inc., an independent investment management company. Previously was a managing direc- tor at Fidelity Bank in Philadelphia, where he founded the investment banking group. Also is a director of Philadelphia Media Holdings LLC and Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. Age 55. Merck is a pharmaceutical company. Revenues are $25 billion. ADP provides business out-sourcing services. Revenues are $9 billion. m onotype ima Gin G h ol Din Gs inc. Woburn, MA has added to its board: Bob LentzPresident and CEO pErmissiontv inc.Waltham, MA Bio Notes: Prior to joining PermissionTV he was SVP of operations and CFO at O AT S y s t e m s I n c . a n d eRoom Technology, a sup-plier of Web-based collab-or ative workspace solu-tions. He previously held a variety of senior positions with other technology companies. Also is a di-rector at eCopy Inc. Monotype is a global provider of text imaging solutions. Revenues are $107 million. Permis-sionTV offers online video services. n or Dson corp. Westlake, OH has added to its board: Michael J. MerrimanOperating Adviser rEsiliEncE capital partnErsCleveland, OH Bio Notes: Prior to joining Resilience Capital in 2008 he served as president and CEO of Lam-son & Sessions, a provider of products and services for the electrical, telecommunications, consumer, power, and wastewater markets. Pre-viously was CFO at American Greetings Corp., and spent nine years as CEO of Royal Appli-ance Mfg. Co./Dirt Devil Inc. until its sale in 2003. Formerly was a partner at Arthur Ander-sen & Co. Also is a director of American Greet-ings Corp., OMNOVA Solutions Inc., and RC2 Corp. Age 52. Nordson is a producer of equipment that ap-plies adhesives, sealants, and coatings. Rev-enues are $1 billion. Resilience is a private equity firm. 58 directors & boards Directors & BoarDs’ Directors roster SponSored by options xpress h ol Din Gs inc. Chicago, IL has added to its board: Michael SoenenChairman, President, and CEO Ftd group inc.Downers Grove, IL Bio Notes: Since 2004 he has served as CEO at FTD Group. He formerly held senior positions at Perr y Corp. and Salomon Broth-ers Inc. OptionsXpress provides brokerage ser v ices. Rev-enues are $255 million. FTD provides floral-related products and services to consumers and retail locations. Revenues are $446 million. oran Ge 21 inc. Carlsbad, CA has added to its board: A. Stone DouglassPresident, CEO, and Secretary stEakhousE partnErs inc.San Diego, CA Bio Notes: Since 2004 he has served as chair-man and CEO of Neocork Technolgies Inc. He also is a managing director of Compass Partners LLC, a merchant bank specializing in restructuring activities. From 2002-2003 was COO of ACE Audiovisual Inc. Previously he was president of Inline Orthodontix, president and CEO of VisionAmerica Inc., and president and CEO of Apple Orthodontix Inc. Also is a director of Home Director Inc. Orange 21 designs and markets products for the action sport and youth lifestyle markets. Revenues are $51 million. Steakhouse oper-ates full-service steakhouse restaurants in seven states. o rBit Z Worl DWiD e inc. Chicago, IL has added to its board: William Cobb Bio Notes: Most recently was president of eBay North America, where from 2000 he held nu-merous senior positions, including SVP and general manager of eBay International and SVP of global marketing. He previously served in key positions at PepsiCo Inc. Orbitz is a global online travel company. Rev-enues are $866 million. p innacle Data s ystems inc. Groveport, OH has added to its board: Ralph V. RobertsSVP of Marketing Worthington industriEs inc.Columbus, OH Bio Notes: Has spent a 35-year career w ith Worthington Industries, where he also serves as president of Worthington Integrated Build-ing Systems, a subsidiar y that specializes in the construction of midrise and single-family buildings. Pinnacle provides computer design, produc-tion, and repair services to original equipment manufac turers. Re venues are $67 mil lion. Worthington is a steel processor and manu-facturer of metals-related products. Revenues are $3 billion. pros h ol Din Gs inc. Houston, TX has added to its board: Ellen Keszler Bio Notes: From 2003-2007 she served as presi-dent of Travelocity Business, a technology-fo-cused corporate travel management company. She previously was SVP, North American Di-vision, for Sabre Travel Network. From 1987-2000 she held various finance roles at Sabre Holdings, American Airlines, and J. C. Penney Co. Inc. She currently is president and CEO of Clear Sky Associates, a management and strat-egy consulting firm focused on the technology and travel industries. PROS is a software provider. Revenues are $71 million. r evlon inc. New York, NY has added to its board: Tamara MellonPresident and Founder J. choo ltd.New York, NY Bio Notes: Founded Jimmy Choo in 1996. She also serves as a director and on the creative ad-visory board of H Company Holdings LLC, a privately held holding company that owns and manages the Halston fashion design company. Age 41. Revlon is a worldwide cosmetics, skin care, fragrance, and personal care products com-pany. Revenues are $1 billion. Jimmy Choo is a manufacturer and retailer of women’s shoes and accessories based in London. reynol Ds american inc. Winston-Salem, NC has added to its board: Luc JobinExecutive Vice President po WEr corp. oF canadaMontreal, Quebec Holly K. KoeppelExecutive Vice President and CFO amErican ElEctric po WEr co. inc.Columbus, OH Bio Notes: Jobin has been i n h i s p r e s e n t p o s i t i o n since 2005. He previously spent a 22-year career with Imasco Ltd., a major Ca-nadian consumer products and services corporation, and its Canadian tobacco subsidiar y, Imperial To-bacco, where he served as president and CEO. Koeppel joined American Electric in 2000, where she has held numerous senior positions, including SVP of corporate development and strategy, EVP of energy services, and EVP of AEP Utilities-East. From 1996-2000 she was regional VP, Asia Pacific, for Consolidated Nat-ural Gas. Reynolds American is the parent company of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Conwood Co. LLC, and other businesses. Revenues are $9 billion. Power Corp. is a holding company with in-terests in financial services, communications, and other business sectors. Revenues are $29 billion. American Electric is a public utility holding company. Revenues are $14 billion. sara lee corp. Chicago, IL has added to its board: Jeffrey W. UbbenFounder and CEO valuEact capital San Francisco, CA Bio Notes: Also serves as chief investment of-ficer of ValueAct Capital, which has more than $6 billion in assets under management and is one of Sara Lee’s largest stockholders. Formerly fourth Quarter 2008 59 Directors & BoarDs’ Directors roster SponSored by was chairman and director of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. Also is a director of Acxiom Corp., Gartner Group Inc., and Om-nicare Inc. Sara Lee markets consumer products in the grocery, household, and other segments. Reve-nues are $13 billion. ValueAct is an investment partnership. slm c orp. Reston, VA has added to its board: J. Terry Strange Bio Notes: Retired from KPMG LLP, where he held numerous senior positions, including vice chair and managing partner of the U.S. audit practice and global managing partner of the audit practice of KPMG International. He most recently served as lead architect of the redesign of the KPMG audit methodology and led development of the global strategy for the worldwide audit business. Also is a director of BearingPoint Inc., Group1 Automotive Inc., New Jersey Resources Corp., and Newfield Ex-ploration Co. Sallie Mae provides education loans. Revenues are $2 billion. staples inc. Framingham, MA has added to its board: Elizabeth A. SmithPresident avon products inc.New York, NY Bio Notes: In present posi-t i o n s i n ce 2 0 0 7 . Jo i n e d Avon in 2005 as EVP and brand president and later that year was given the ad-d i t i o n a l ro l e o f l e a d i n g Avon North America. Pre-viously spent 14 years with Kr aft Foods Inc., w here she held numerous senior positions. Also is a director of Carter’s Inc. Staples is a distributor of office products. Rev-enues are $20 billion. Avon markets beauty products. Revenues are $11 billion. s ucampo p harmaceuticals inc. Bethesda, MD has added to its board: Andrew J. FerraraChairman and CEO Boston hEalthcarE associatEs inc.Boston, MA Bio Notes: Founded Boston Healthcare in 1993. Previously co-founded Polygen Corp., a computer software company focused on the chemical and pharmaceutical research indus-tries. Had also served as group VP of sales and marketing at Collaborative Research Inc. For-merly spent a 20-year career with Eli Lilly & Co., where he held a number of senior posi-tions in the United States and Europe. Age 68. Sucampo is a specialt y biopharmaceutical company. Revenues are $92 million. Boston Healthcare is a consulting company. s unrise s enior livin G i nc. McLean, VA has added to its board: Glyn AeppelEVP of Acquisitions and Development loEWs hotElsNew York, NY David Fuente Bio Notes: Aeppel joined Loews in 2006. Previously held management posi-tions at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, Le Meridien Hotels and Resorts, Inter-state Hotels Co., Holiday Inn Worldwide, and Mar-riott International Inc. Age 49. Fuente previously spent 14 years with Of-fice Depot Inc., where he retired as chairman in 2001. Formerly served as president of the Paint Stores Group at Sherwin-Williams Co. He was also director of marketing for Gould Inc. Also is a director of Office Depot Inc., Ryder System Inc., and Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. Age 62. Sunrise operates long-term care facilities. Rev-enues are $2 billion. Loews operates 16 hotels across the United States and Canada. It is a unit of Loews Corp., which has revenues of $19 bil-lion. syniverse t echnolo Gies Tampa, FL has added to its board: Fritz von Mering Bio Notes: One of the founders of Boston Communications Group Inc., he held numer-ous positions at the company from 1989-2006, including COO, VP of corporate development, and CFO. Previously was CFO of Massachu-setts Gas & Electric and VP, general manager, and CFO for Metromedia Corp. He currently ser ves as managing director of Miles River Management, a strategic planning and financial management consultancy. Also is a director of Microfinancial Corp. Syniverse provides technology services for the mobile telecommunications industry. Revenues are $445 million. tamalpais Bancorp San Rafael, CA has added to its board: Evelyn Dilsaver Bio Notes: From 2000-2003 served as EVP, CFO, and chief accounting officer for U.S. Trust Co., a subsidiary of Charles Schwab Corp., which she joined in 1991 and held numerous senior positions, including EVP of Charles Schwab Co r p. a n d p re s i d e n t a n d C E O o f Ch a r l e s Schwab Investment Management. Formerly was SVP and controller for First Nationwide Bank. Also is a director of Longs Drug Stores Corp. and Aeropostale Inc. Tamalpais is the parent company for Tamalpais Bank and Tamalpais Wealth Advisors. Revenues are $20 million. tc F Financial corp. Wayzata, MN has added to its board: Barry N. Winslow Bio Notes: In 2006 retired as COO of TCF Fi-nancial, where he had spent a nearly 20-year career. TCF is a national financial services holding company. Revenues are $992 million. 60 directors & boards Directors & BoarDs’ Directors roster SponSored by tekelec Morrisvile, NC has added to its board: David R. LaubeExecutive-in-Residence univErsity oF colorado dEnvEr BusinEss schoolDenver, CO Bio Notes: Spent 17 years at U S WEST (now Qwest Communications), where he most re-cently served as VP and chief information of-ficer. Also is a director of Network Equipment Technologies Inc. Tekelec is a network applications company. Revenues are $448 million. t ennant co. Minneapolis, MN has added to its board: Carol S. EicherVP and Business Director, Primary Materials rohm & haas co.Philadelphia, PA Bio Notes: Joined Rohm & Haas in 2000 as business director for the organic specialties business. Previously held senior positions at DuPont Co. and Ashland Inc. Tennant manufactures maintenance products for commercial use. Revenues are $706 million. Rohm & Haas provides specialty chemicals and materials. Revenues are $10 billion. texas instruments Dallas, TX has added to its board: Stephen MacMillanPresident and CEO strykEr corp.Kalamazoo, MI Bio Notes: Joined Stryker in 2003 as president and COO. From 1999-2003 he s e r v e d a s s e c t o r V P o f global specialty operations of Pharmacia Corp. Previ-o u s l y s p e n t 1 1 y e a r s a t Johnson & Johnson, where he held management posi-tions in both the United States and Europe, including president of Johnson & Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals. Age 44. TI is a provider of high-technology compo-nents. Revenues are $14 billion. Str yker is a global medical device company. Revenues are $6 billion. the Blackstone Group New York, NY has added to its board: Richard H. Jenrette Bio Notes: In 1959 he co-founded the invest-ment firm Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette, where in 1970 he was responsible for taking the com-pany public. He later became chairman and CEO of Equitable Companies Inc. He also served as chairman of the Securities Industry Association. Blackstone is an investment firm. Revenues are $2 billion. thermoGenesis corp. Rancho Cordova, CA has added to its board: Tiffany P. Olson Bio Notes: Formerly served as president and CEO of Roche Diagnostics Corp. of Nor th America, which she joined in 1997. ThermoGenesis provides cell and tissue thera-py products. Revenues are $18 million. time Warner inc. New York, NY has added to its board: Herbert M. Allison Jr. Bio Notes: Recently retired as chairman, president and CEO of TIAA-CREF. Prior to joining TIAA-CREF in 2002, he served as CEO of the Alliance for Lifelong Learning, an online joint venture of Oxford, Stan-ford, and Yale Universities. Formerly spent a 28-year career at Mer r ill Lynch & Co., where he held numerous posi-tions, including CFO, treasurer, and president and COO. Age 64. Time Warner is a media and entertainment company. Revenues are $47 billion. u ni source ener Gy c orp. Tucson, AZ has added to its board: Louise L. Francesconi Bio Notes: Recently retired from Ray theon Missile Systems, where she held numerous positions, including VP, general manager, and president. She began her career in the financial department at Hughes Missile Systems Co., which was acquired by Raytheon in 1997. Also is a director of Stryker Corp. UniSource provides gas utility and electricity services. Revenues are $1 billion. u niversal Forest p ro Ducts inc. Grand Rapids, MI has added to its board: Bill PayneChief of Staff alticor inc.Ada, MI Bio Notes: In present position since 1999. From 1979-1985 he held sales and marketing posi-tions at Alticor’s subsidiary, Amway Corp. Universal Forest markets various wood prod-ucts. Revenues are $3 billion. Alticor is the par-ent company of Amway Corp., Quixtar North America, Amway Global, and other business-es. y ahoo! inc. Sunnyvale, CA has added to its board: Frank J. Biondi, Jr.Senior Managing Director WatErviEW advisors llcNew York, NY John ChapplePresident ha WkE yE invEstmEnts llcBuellton, CA Carl IcahnChairman icahn EntErprisEs lpNew York, NY Bio Notes: Biondi has been In his present posi-tion since 1999. From 1996-1998 he was chair-man and CEO of Universal Studios Inc. From 1987-1996 he served as president and CEO of Viacom Inc. Also is a director of Amgen Inc., fourth Quarter 2008 61 Directors & BoarDs’ Directors roster SponSored by Cablevision Systems Corp., Hasbro Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp., and Seagate Tech-nology. Chapple served as president, CEO and chairman of Nextel Partners from 1998-2006, when the company was purchased by Sprint Communications. From 1995-1997 he was president and COO for Orca Bay Sports and Entertainment in Vancouver, B.C. Previously served as EVP of operations for McCaw Cellu-lar Communications and subsequently AT&T Wireless Services following the merger of those companies. Also is a director of Cbeyond Inc. Icahn serves as chairman of numerous com-panies, including American Railcar Industries Inc., ImClone Systems Inc., and Federal-Mogul Corp. He also is CEO of Icahn Capital LP, a wholly owned subsidiary of Icahn Enterprises, where he is engaged in managing private in-vestment funds. The board seats were obtained in an agreement with Yahoo to avert a proxy fight. Yahoo! provides Internet services. Revenues are $7 billion. WaterView is a private equity limited partnership focused on media and en-tertainment. Hawkeye is an equity firm invest-ing primarily in telecommunications and real estate ventures. Icahn Enterprises is a diversi-fied holding company. Zare Ba systems inc. Minneapolis, MN has added to its board: Michael Bochert Bio Notes: Previously served as EVP of corpo-rate strategy and finance for John Ryan Co., managing director of investment banking for Cherry Tree Securities, and principal for the Stonehill Group. He also held positions with Dain Bosworth, L.F. Rothschild, Unterberg, Towbin, and Piper, Jaffray & Hopwood, and was the founding president of the Minnesota Cooperation Office. He currently serves as an independent investment banker. Zareba manufactures electronic perimeter fence and security systems for animal and ac-cess control. Revenues are $35 million. American International Group Inc. American Water Works Co. Inc. Atmos Energy Corp. AutoZone Inc. Avnet Inc. Bio-Imaging Technologies Inc. Blackstone Group Brunswick Corp. CACI International Inc. CardioNet Inc. Carlisle Companies Inc. Celera Corp. Churchill Downs Inc. CoBiz Financial Inc. Convergys Corp. Deltek Inc. Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. EarthLink Inc. Fannie Mae Genoptix Inc. GSI Technology Inc. Humana Inc. ICT Group Inc. Infinity Pharmaceuticals Inc. Jack in the Box Inc. JDS Uniphase Corp. JetBlue Airways Corp. Kimball International Inc. Kowabunga! Landauer Inc. Life Time Fitness Inc. Loews Corp. Lorillard Inc. MDU Resources Group Inc. Merck & Co. Inc. Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. Nordson Corp. OptionsXpress Holdings Inc. Orange 21 Inc. Orbitz Worldwide Inc. Pinnacle Data Systems Inc. PROS Holdings Inc. Revlon Inc. Reynolds American Inc. Sara Lee Corp. SLM Corp. Staples Inc. Sucampo Pharmaceuticals Inc. Sunrise Senior Living Inc. Syniverse Technologies Tamalpais Bancorp TCF Financial Corp. Tekelec Tennant Co. Texas Instruments ThermoGenesis Corp. Time Warner Inc. UniSource Energy Corp. Universal Forest Products Inc. Yahoo! Inc. Zareba Systems Inc. Company Index
 


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