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@directors-andboards.com.

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

ADA-ES INC.

Littleton, CO

has added to its board:

W. Phillip Marcum

Bio Notes: In 2007 retired as chairman, CEO, and president of Metretek Technologies Inc., an energy services and technology company he founded in 1991. Previously held senior positions with Boettcher & Company/Kemper Insurance Co., including head of the energy corporate finance department. Formerly spent 11 years as assistant to the president of MGF Oil Corp. before leading the company as CEO, president, and chairman.

ADA-ES is a provider of clean coal technology and associated specialty chemicals. Revenues are $19 million.

AFFYMAX INC.

Palo Alto, CA

has added to its board:

Keith Leonard

President and CEO

KYTHERA BIOPHARMACEUTICALS INC.

Calabasas, CA

Christi van Heek

Bio Notes: Leonard founded Kythera Biopharmaceuticals in 2005. He previously spent 13 years in various roles at Amgen Inc., where from 2001-2004 he served as SVP, Amgen Europe. Van Heek served in senior roles at Genzyme Corp. from 1991-2003, most recently as corporate officer and president of the therapeutics division. Also held numerous sales and marketing positions at Genentech Inc. and Caremark/HHCA. She founded and currently serves as managing director of BIO POINT Group, a privately held company focused on global commercialization, sales, marketing, and business development.

Affymax is a biopharmaceutical company. Revenues are $35 million. Kythera is a privately held biopharmaceutical company focused on aesthetic medicine. Revenues are $35 million.

AGCO CORP.

Duluth, GA

has added to its board:

George Minnich

Bio Notes: In his 30-year career held numerous management roles, including SVP and CFO of ITT Corp., VP and CFO of Otis Elevator, VP and CFO of Carrier Corp., and audit partner for Price Waterhouse.

AGCO manufactures agricultural equipment and replacement parts. Revenues are $7 billion.

ALCOA INC.

Pittsburgh, PA

has added to its board:

Michael G. Morris

Chairman, President and CEO

AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER CO. INC.

Columbus, OH

Stan O'Neal

Bio Notes: Morris was chairman, president and CEO of Northeast Utilities System from 1997-2003. Previously was with CMS Energy, where he served as president and CEO of Consumers Energy, its principal subsidiary and one of the nation's largest combination electric and natural gas utilities. Formerly was president of Colorado Interstate Gas Co. and EVP of ANR Pipeline. Also is a director of Cincinnati Bell Inc. and Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. Age 60. O'Neal most recently was chairman and CEO of Merrill Lynch, where he spent a 21-year career and held numerous senior positions, including president and COO, EVP, and CFO. Formerly served in senior financial positions at General Motors Corp., including general assistant treasurer. Age 56.

Alcoa is a manufacturer of aluminum products. Revenues are $31 billion. American Electric is a public utility holding company. Revenues are $13 billion.

APAC CUSTOMER SERVICES INC.

Deerfield, IL

has added to its board:

Lynn E. Refer

President of Metropolitan Network Services

LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS INC.

Broomfield, CO

Bio Notes: Founded Looking Glass Networks Inc., a provider of metropolitan optical networking services, where from 2000-2006 he served as CEO. Previously was SVP of network planning and engineering at WorldCom. Prior to its merger with WorldCom, he served as SVP of development for MFS Communications.

APAC provides custmer service interaction solutions. Revenues are $219 million. Level 3 is an international communications company. Revenues are $4 billion.

APPLE COMPUTER INC.

Cupertino, CA

has added to its board:

Andrea Jung

Chairman and CEO

AVON PRODUCTS INC.

New York, NY

Bio Notes: Joined Avon in 1994 as president-product marketing group, Avon U.S. From 1991-1993 was EVP at Neiman Marcus. Previously served as SVP and general merchandising manager at I. Magnin. In 2001, she was the first woman elected chair of the Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association. In 2007, she was ranked No. 9 on Fortune magazine's ""50 Most Powerful Women in Business list, which she has been on since the list's inception. Also is a director of General Electric Co.

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Apple markets personal computers and related software and services. Revenues are $27 billion. Avon markets beauty products. Revenues are $10 billion.

AUTODESK INC.

San Rafael, CA

has added to its board:

Betsey Nelson

Bio Notes: From 1997-2005 served as EVP and CFO of Macromedia, a web development software company acquired by Adobe in 2005. She previously spent eight years at Hewlett-Packard Co., where she held international finance and corporate development positions. Formerly worked as an economist with the firm of Robert Nathan Associates in Washington, D.C. Also is a director of CNET Networks Inc, MarketLive, and SuccessFactors Inc.

Autodesk is a software provider. Revenues are $2 billion.

BIOGEN IDEC INC.

Cambridge, MA

has added to its board:

Nancy Learning

Bio Notes: Most recently served as president and CEO of Tufts Health Plan, where she had held numerous positions over the course of a 20-year career. Previously served in the managed care and banking fields. Also is a director of Hologic Inc. and Edgewater Technology Inc.

Biogen is engaged in developing innovative therapies. Revenues are $2 billion.

BLACKROCK INC.

New York, NY

has added to its board:

John A. Thain

Chairman and CEO

MERRILL LYNCH & CO. INC.

New York, NY

Bio Notes: From 2004-2007 was CEO, director, and a member of the management committee of NYSE Euronext Inc. Previously held senior positions at Goldman Sachs Group Inc., including co-chief executive officer for European operations, CFO, and president and COO.

BlackRock is an investment management company. Revenues are $5 billion. Merrill Lynch is a global financial services company. Revenues are $11 billion.

BMC SOFTWARE INC.

Houston, TX

has added to its board:

Louis J. Lavigne Jr.

Bio Notes: Currently is a management consultant in the areas of corporate finance, accounting, and strategy. Previously spent more than 20 years as a financial executive with Genentech Inc. Formerly held senior management positions with Pennwalt Corp. Also is a director of Allergan Inc.

BMC is a software developer. Revenues are $2 billion.

CHURCH & DWIGHT CO. INC.

Princeton, NJ

has added to its board:

Robert K. Shearer

Senior Vice President and CFO

VF CORP.

Greensboro, NC

Art Winkleblack

Executive Vice President and CFO

H.J. HEINZ CO.

Pittsburgh, PA

Bio Notes: Shearer has been in present position since 2005. Prior to joining VF Corp. in 1986 he was a senior audit manager at Ernst & Young, where he spent 12 years. Winkleblack was with Indigo Capital, serving as a senior executive for two of the firm's technology startup companies, prior to joining Heinz in 2002. Formerly was the CFO of C. Dean Metropoulos Group, the consumer products arm of Hicks, Muse, Tate, and Furst (now HM Capital). He was also CFO of Commercial Avionics Systems, a division of AlliedSignal. He began his career at PepsiCo Inc. Age 50.

Church & Dwight is a consumer products manufacturer. Revenues are $2 billion. VF produces a number of well-known global lifestyle brands, including Lee, Wrangler, and Nautica. Revenues are $7 billion. Heinz markets branded processed foods. Revenues are $9 billion.

COCA-COLA CO.

Atlanta, GA

has added to its board:

Jacob Wallenberg

Chairman

INVESTOR AB

Stockholm

Bio Notes: In 1984 joined SEB, a North European financial group, where he held various positions in Sweden, Singapore, Hong Kong, London, and New York. From 1990-1992 was deputy managing director of Investor AB. After rejoining the SEB Group in 1993, he was appointed CEO in 1997 and served as chairman from 1998-2005. He currently serves as vice chairman of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (SEB), Atlas Copco AB, and SAS AB. Also is a director of The Nobel Foundation and The Stockholm School of Economics.

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Coca-Cola is a global beverage company. Revenues are $27 billion. Investor AB is the largest industrial holding company in the Nordic region.

COCA-COLA ENTERPRISES INC.

Atlanta, GA

has added to its board:

Suzanne B. Labarge

Bio Notes: Formerly served as vice chairman and chief risk officer of RBC Financial Group, where she spent a 25-year career and held a variety of roles within commercial and corporate lending, internal audit, and corporate treasury before assuming responsibility for risk management. Also served the Canadian government as an assistant auditor general and as deputy superintendent of policy for the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada. Age 61.

Coca-Cola Enterprises bottles and distributes beverage products. Revenues are $20 billion.

DEL MONTE FOODS CO.

San Francisco, CA

has added to its board:

Sharon L. McCollam

Executive Vice President, COO and CFO

WILLIAMS-SONOMA INC.

San Francisco, CA

Bio Notes: Joined Williams-Sonoma in 2000, where she has served in her present position since 2006. From 1993-2000 held management positions at Dole Food Co., including VP and CFO of the company's fresh vegetables division. Age 45.

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Del Monte is a food and pet products company. Revenues are $4 billion. Williams-Sonoma is a specialty home products retailer. Revenues are $4 billion.

DOLLAR FINANCIAL CORP.

Berwyn, PA

has added to its board:

Michael Kooper

Area Chairman

GALLAGHER BENEFIT SERVICES INC.

Itasca, IL

Ron McLaughlin

Bio Notes: Kooper created the Kooper Group in 1984, a consulting company he later sold to Gallagher...

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