THE DIRECTORS & BOARDS Directors Roster--a quarterly record of new director appointments--is compiled from public and private sources by the editorial staff of DIRECTORS & BOARDS and is sponsored by Heidrick & Struggles. Please forward your directors' appointments to Roster editor Kelly McCarthy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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ADOBE SYSTEMS INC.
San Jose, CA has added to its board:
Senior Vice President
Companies adding new directors: 88
Number of new directors: 105
Category Number % of total Retired 33 32% Chairmen/CEOs 20 19 Senior Officers 18 17 Finance 14 13 Consultants 12 11 Academia 1 1 Not for profit 1 1 Total 105 100% Women 47 45% NOTE: The appointments published in the following pages are a selection of the new directors elected in the second quarter of 2012 and added to the Directors Roster database. Bio Notes: She joined Comcast in 1991 as an inhouse attorney responsible for programming acquisition. She now serves as managing director and head of funds for the company's venture capital affiliate, Comcast Ventures.
Adobe is a software and services provider. Revenues are $4 billion. Comcast is a national cable television and entertainment company. Revenues are $59 billion.
Anchorage, AK has added to its board:
Margaret L. Brown
President and CEO
Bio Notes: In present position since 2005. She has spent a 36-year career with CIRI in numerous roles, most notably in its natural resources operations. Also serves on the national board of The Trust for Public Land, the Student Conservation Association, and the Alaska Native Heritage Center.
Alaska Communications offers telephone, data, and Internet services to business and residential customers. Revenues are $349 million. CIRI is an Alaska Native corporation that owns a diversified portfolio of business operations and investments.
ALLIANCE ONE INTERNATIONAL INC.
Morrisville, NC has added to its board:
FITZPATRICK COMMUNICATIONS INC.
Bio Notes: Founded Fitzpatrick Communications in 2002. She previously was a senior vice president at Ruder-Finn Inc., the global public relations agency.
Alliance One is a leaf tobacco merchant. Revenues are $2 billion. Fitzpatrick is a public relations firm.
ALLSCRIPTS HEATHCARE SOLUTIONS INC.
Chicago, IL has added to its board:
Paul M. Black
San Francisco, CA
Robert J. Cindrich
Senior Advisor to the Office of the President
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH MEDICAL CENTER
Bio Notes: Black retired in 2007 as COO of Cerner Corp., where he spent 13 years and also served as the company's chief sales officer. From 1982-1994 he held senior sales and services leadership positions with IBM Corp. He serves on several privately held boards. Cindrich spent 10 years as judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania prior to serving as SVP and chief legal officer for University of Pittsburgh Medical Center from 2004-2010. Also is a director of Mylan Inc.
Allscripts is a provider of electronic health records and other technologies. Revenues are SI billion. Genstar is a private equity firm.
ANALOG DEVICES INC.
Norwood, MA has added to its board:
SVP and General Manager, Global Business Units
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES INC.
Bio Notes: She joined Advanced Micro in January 2012. From 2007-2011 she was SVP and general manager, networking and multimedia at Freescale Semiconductor Inc. She previously spent 13 years in engineering and business leadership roles at IBM Corp.
Analog manufactures and designs integrated circuits. Revenues are $3 billion. Advanced Micro provides microprocessor solutions for computing, communications, and consumer electronic markets. Revenues are $5 billion.
APOLLO GROUP INC.
Phoenix, AZ has added to its board:
President and CEO
MARGARET SPELLINGS & CO.
Bio Notes: She also serves as strategic adviser to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and president of its Forum for Policy Innovation, which oversees the Chamber's educational organizations and initiatives. From 2005-2009 she was the U.S. secretary of education, and she led the implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act. Apollo Group is in the higher education programming business. Revenues are S5 billion. Margaret Spellings & Co. is a public policy and strategic consulting firm.
ATMOS ENERGY CORP.
Dallas, TX has added to its board:
Richard A. Sampson
Managing Director and Client Adviser, Strategic Client Group
JPM0RGAN CHASE & Co.
New York, NY
Bio Notes: He joined JPMorgan Chase in 2006, where prior to his current position he was director of investments for the firm's defined-benefit and defined-contribution plans.
Atmos is a natural gas distributor. Revenues are $4 billion. JPMorgan is a global financial services firm with revenues of $89 billion.
AVON PRODUCTS INC.
New York, NY has added to its board:
Douglas R. Conant
Bio Notes: In 2011 he retired from Campbell Soup Co., where he had served since 2001 as president and CEO. From 1992-2000 he held senior positions at Nabisco. He co-authored the New York Times bestselling book, Touch Points, and currently he is CEO of a leadership consulting firm he founded (which has the website conantleadership.com). Age 60.
Avon markets beauty products. Revenues are SI 1 billion.
BAKER HUGHES INC.
Houston, TX has added to its board:
Lynn Laverty Elsenhans
Bio Notes: She most recently held senior positions with Sunoco Inc., including executive chairman from 2009-2012 and CEO and president from 2008-2012. She formerly spent more than 28 years with Royal Dutch Shell where she held numerous senior positions, including president and CEO of Shell Oil Products East, based in Singapore, and director of strategic planning, sustainable development, and external affairs for Shell International Ltd. in London. Also is a director of GlaxoSmith-Kline. Age 56.
Baker Hughes supplies oilfield services, products, and technology to the oil and natural gas industry. Revenues are $21 billion.
BEAZER HOMES USA INC.
Atlanta, GA has added to its board:
Elizabeth S. Acton
Bio Notes: In April 2012 she retired as EVP of finance at Comerica Inc., a financial services company. She formerly was VP and treasurer at Ford Motor Co.
Beazer is a homebuilder. Revenues are $888 million.
Greenwich, CT has added to its board:
Jane A. Dietze
Director of Private Equity
Bio Notes: Before joining Bowdoin she was a managing director at the alternative investment and asset management firm Fortress Investment Group. She began her career in mergers and acquisitions with Goldman Sachs.
Blyth markets candles, home fragrance, and home decor products. Revenues are $1 billion.
BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON
McLean, VA has added to its board:
Joan Lordi C. Amble
Bio Notes: She retired in 2011 from American Express Co., where she had worked since 2004, most recently as EVP of finance. She previously was COO and CFO at GE Capital Markets, and from 19942003 was VP and controller for GE Capital Services. In 2008, CFO Magazine honored her as one of the 25 Women to Watch in Finance. Earlier in her career she held positions with the Financial Accounting Standards Board and Ernst & Young. Also is a director of Brown-Forman Corp. and Sirius XM Radio Inc.
Booz Alien is a worldwide technology consulting firm. Revenues are $6 billion.
BOTTOMLINE TECHNOLOGIES INC.
has added to its board:
Founder and CEO
MARKET STREET TALENT
Bio Notes: She spent 15 years in the technology field before launching Market Street Talent in 2008.
Bottomline provides payment and invoice automation software and services. Revenues are $217 million. Market Street is an information technology staffing and consulting business.
BRISTOW GROUP INC.
has added to its board:
Bio Notes: She held senior positions at United Airlines Inc., including VP-integration management from 2010 until 2012. Prior to the merger of United Airlines and Continental Airlines, she was staff VP, assistant general counsel, and assistant secretary of Continental, and formerly was an attorney with the law firm of Vinson & Elkins.
Bristow provides helicopter transportation services to the offshore energy industry. Revenues are $1 billion.
BUILD-A-BEAR WORKSHOP INC.
St Louis, MO
has added to its board:
Chief Executive Director
KNOWLEDGE UNIVERSE GLOBAL WORK SOLUTIONS
Bio Notes: In present position since 2011. From 2009-2011 he was EVP and executive managing director of the international health and beauty retail and product portfolio business at Alliance Boots Co. He formerly held management positions at Mars Inc. and Procter & Gamble Co. Age 47.
Build-A-Bear is an interactive entertainment retailer of customized stuffed animals. Revenues are $395 million. Knowledge Universe is a privately held global education company and its Global Work Solutions unit provides corporate sponsored employee work life support product services.
BU NGE LTD.
White Plains, NY
has added to its hoard:
Kathleen W. Hyle
Bio Notes: In July 2012 she retired as SVP of Constellation Energy, which was acquired by Exelon Corp. (the transaction was completed in May 2012.). She joined Constellation in 2003 and served in numerous senior positions. She formerly was CFO for ANC Rental Corp., parent company of Alamo Rent-A-Car and National Rent-A-Car, and held senior positions with AutoNation Inc. and Black and Decker Corp., where she began her career in its treasury organization...