Directors Roster: a quarterly record of new director appointments.

 
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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 kmccarthy@directorsandboards.com.

Submissions of new directors and appointments are welcome from all sources, including executive recruiters, corporate communications staffs, and directors themselves.

ACXIOM CORP.

Little Rock, AR

has added to its board:

R. Halsey Wise

President and CEO

INTERGRAPH CORP.

Huntsville, AL

Bio Notes: Joined Intergraph in 2003. Previously was CEO, North America, for Solution 6 Holdings Ltd., the largest software company in Australia. Formerly was president and COO of Computer Management Sciences Inc., which was later acquired by Computer Associates International.

Acxiom provides information management services. Revenues are $1 billion. Intergraph supplies information management software. Revenues are $587 million.

AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES INC.

Cambridge, MA

has added to its board:

Geoffrey A. Moore

Managing Director

TCG ADVISORS

San Mateo, CA

Bio Notes: Experienced in developing and marketing high-tech products. In addition to his role at TCG, serves as a venture partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures, working with entrepreneurial management teams. Was a partner and principal at Regis McKenna Inc., a high-tech marketing and communications company. Best-selling author whose most recent book is Dealing with Darwin: How Great Companies Innovate at Every Phase of Their Evolution.

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Akamai is a service provider for accelerating content and business processes online. Revenues are $350 million. TCG is a consulting firm specializing in technology-related sectors.

ALLOY INC.

New York, NY

has added to its board:

Richard Perlman

Chairman

TURBOCHEF TECHNOLOGIES INC.

Atlanta, GA

Bio Notes: Also founder and president of Compass Partners LLC, a merchant banking and financial advisory firm specializing in corporate restructuring and middle-market companies. From 2001 until its 2003 aquisition by Eastman Kodak Co. served as chairman of PracticeWorks Inc. Previously was chairman and treasurer of AMICAS Inc., formerly VitalWorks Inc., and EVP of investment banking firm Matthew Stuart & Co. Inc.

Alloy is a marketing firm specializing in nontraditional media and services. Revenues are $198 million. TurboChef manufactures speed-cooking solutions. Revenues are $41 million.

ALLSTATE CORP.

Northbrook, IL

has added to its board:

Robert D. Beyer

Chief Executive Officer

TCW GROUP INC.

Los Angeles, CA

Bio Notes: Joined TCW in 1995. From 1991-1995 was co-chief executive officer of Crescent Capital Corp., which was acquired by TCW. Also is a director of Kroger Co. Age 46.

Allstate is a personal property and casualty insurer. Revenues are $36 billion. TCW is an investment management firm.

ALLTEL CORP.

Little Rock, AR

has added to its board:

John W. Stanton

Bio Notes: A pioneer in the wireless industry. Co-founded three of the top 10 wireless operators during his nearly 25-year career. From 1989 until it was acquired by Alltel in 2005, served as chairman and CEO of Western Wireless Corp. From 1995-2003 also served as chairman and CEO of T-Mobile USA, formerly VoiceStream Wireless Corp. Previously was director of McCaw Cellular Communications Corp. From 1998-1999 and from 2000-2001 was chairman of the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association. Age 51.

Alltel operates the nation's largest wireless network. Revenues are $10 billion.

AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL GROUP INC.

New York, NY

has added to its board:

Virginia M. Rometty

Senior Vice President, Global Business Services

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORP.

Armonk, NY

Bio Notes: Has had a 25-year career with IBM and has held numerous senior positions, including managing partner of its business consulting services. Previously was with General Motors Corp. Age 49.

AIG is an international insurance and financial services company. Revenues are $106 billion. IBM is an information technology company. Revenues are $89 billion.

AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL INC.

Minneapolis, MN

has added to its board:

Warren D. Knowlton

Bio Notes: Most recently served as CEO of Morgan Crucible Co. PLC. Previously held senior positions with Pilkington PLC and Owens Corning, both in the U.S. and in international markets. Also is a director of Smith & Nephew PLC. Age 60.

Ameriprise, formerly American Express Financial Advisors, is a financial planning, asset management, and insurance company. Revenues are $8 billion.

APPLE COMPUTER INC.

Cupertino, CA

has added to its board:

Eric Schmidt

Chief Executive Officer

GOOGLE INC.

Mountain View, CA

Bio Notes: Prior to joining Google served as chairman and CEO of Novell and chief technology officer at Sun Microsystems Inc., where he led the development of Java, Sun's platform-independent programming technology. Formerly was a member of the research staff at the Computer Science Lab at Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) and held positions at Bell Laboratories and Zilog.

Apple markets personal computers and related software and services. Revenues are $18 billion. Google is an online search engine. Revenues are $8 billion.

BIOENVISION INC.

New York, NY

has added to its board:

Joseph P. Cooper

EVP of Corporate and Product Development

MEDICIS PHARMACEUTICAL CORP.

Scottsdale, AZ

Bio Notes: Prior to his present position was the company's EVP of corporate development and SVP of manufacturing and distribution. Previously held management positions with Schein Pharmaceuticals Inc. and G.D. Searle.

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Bioenvision provides products for cancer treatment. Revenues are $5 million. Medicis is a specialty pharmaceuticals company. Revenues are $324 million.

BLASTGARD INTERNATIONAL INC.

Clearwater, FL

has added to its board:

L. Paul Bremer III

Founder and President

LINCOLN/DOUGLASS SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

Washington, DC

Bio Notes: From 2003-2004 served as Presidential envoy to Iraq. Previously was chairman and CEO of the Marsh Crisis Consulting unit of Marsh Inc. From 1989-2000 was managing director of Kissinger Associates. Had a 23-year career in the State Department, which included service at the embassies in Afghanistan, Malawi, and Norway. From 1983-1986 was ambassador to the Netherlands. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian award.

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BlastGard manufactures blast mitigation materials. Revenues are $2 million. Lincoln/Douglass is a nonprofit organization that provides high school scholarships to inner city youths.

CIENA CORP.

Linthicum, MD

has added to its board:

Bruce L. Claflin

Bio Notes: Recently retired as CEO of 3Com Corp. Previously was EVP of sales and marketing at Digital Equipment Corp. Formerly spent a 22-year career with IBM Corp., where he held numerous senior postions both in the United States and overseas. Also is a director of Advanced Micro Devices Inc.

Ciena provides network equipment, software, and services to the telecommunications industry. Revenues are $480 million.

CIT GROUP INC.

New York, NY

has added to its board:

Susan Lyne

President and CEO

MARTHA STEWART LIVING OMNIMEDIA INC.

New York, NY

Bio Notes: In present position since 2004. From 2002-2004 was president of ABC Entertainment, where she held various positions since 1998. Previously was EVP of Walt Disney Pictures and Television Inc.

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CIT is a commercial and consumer finance company. Revenues are $4 billion. Martha Stewart is a publishing and entertainment company Revenues are $254 million.

CITY NATIONAL CORP.

Beverly Hills, CA

has added to its board:

Linda Griego

President and CEO

GRIEGO ENTERPRISES INC.

Los Angeles, CA

Bio Notes: Founded the Los Angeles eatery Engine Co. No. 28 in 1998, and is the owner of Oso Ranch and Lodge in New Mexico. Appointed in 1995 by President Bill Clinton to NAFTA's North American Development Bank Community Adjustment Committee. Previously served as interim president and CEO of the Los Angeles Community Development Bank. From 1994-1997 was president and CEO of Rebuild L.A., an agency created to spearhead the inner city's economic recovery following civil unrest in 1992. Formerly held numerous government-related appointments, including deputy mayor of Los Angeles. Also is a director of Granite Construction Inc. and AECOM Technology Corp.

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City National provides banking and investment services. Revenues are $874 million. Griego Enterprises is a business management company.

COMVERSE TECHNOLOGY INC.

New York, NY

has added to its board:

Susan D. Bowick

Consultant

NOKIA CORP.

Richard N. Nottenburg

Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer

MOTOROLA INC.

Schaumburg, IL

Bio Notes: Bowick has served since 2006 as a consultant to the joint venture of Nokia Corp. and Siemens AG. Also is a guest lecturer at Stanford Graduate School of Business. Previously spent a 27-year career at Hewlett-Packard Co., most recently as its EVP of human resources and workforce development. Age 58. Before joining Motorola, Nottenburg was VP and general manager of Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. following its 2003 merger with Multilink Technology Corp. From 1995-2003 served as president and CEO of Multilink, a provider of integrated circuits and modules. Age 52. Also joining the Comverse board: Charles J. Burdick, 55, formerly CEO of HIT Entertainment PLC; Joseph O'Donnell, 60, formerly president and chairman of Artesyn Technologies Inc., and Theodore H. Schell, 62, currently managing director at Liberty Associated Partners LLP.

Comverse provides communication and billing services. Revenues are $1 billion. Nokia provides mobile devices and mobile network equipment. Revenues are $52 billion. Motorola provides telecom, automotive, and electrical products. Revenues are $43 billion.

CROCS INC.

Niwot, CO

has added to its board:

Ronald L. Frasch

Vice Chairman and Chief Merchant

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