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.

ABBOTT LABORATORIES

Abbott Park, IL

has added to its board:

W. James Farrell

Chairman

ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC.

Glenview, IL

Bio Notes: Has spent a 41-year career with Illinois Tool Works. In present position since 1996, and served as CEO from 1995-2005.

Abbott is a medical products and pharmaceutical company. Revenues are $22 billion. Illinois Tool manufactures engineered components and industrial systems. Revenues are $13 billion.

ACCENTURE LTD.

New York, NY

has added to its board:

Nobuyuki Idei

Chief Corporate Adviser

SONY CORP.

Tokyo

Marge Magner

Bio Notes: Idei spent a 46-year career with Sony and recently stepped down as the company's chairman and CEO. Active in establishing Sony's European market presence, particularly through the opening of Sony France. From 2000-2005 was a member of the IT Strategy Council, an advisory committee to Japan's Prime Minister. Also is a director of Nestle SA. Age 68. Magner most recently was chairman and CEO of the global consumer group at Citigroup. Previous positions included COO of global consumer products and COO of the global consumer group. Was a managing director with Chemical Bank and held executive positions with Commercial Credit. Began her career in the actuarial department of Equitable Life Insurance. Age 56.

Accenture is a technology management consulting company. Revenues are $18 billion. Sony is a developer and manufacturer of electronics and entertainment products. Revenues are $62 billion.

AFFYMETRIX INC.

Santa Clara, CA

has added to its board:

Robert H. Trice

Senior Vice President for Business Development

LOCKHEED MARTIN CORP.

Bethesda, MD

Bio Notes: Has extensive international business development expertise. Joined Lockheed Martin in 1996. Also is chairman and CEO of Lockheed Martin Global Inc. Previously was VP and general manager for business development at McDonnell Douglas Aerospace. Author of numerous works on American foreign policy and defense industrial issues.

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Affymetrix provides tools for analyzing complex genetic information. Revenues are $368 million. Lockheed Martin is an information technology and defense industry and aerospace products company. Revenues are $37 billion.

ALASKA COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS GROUP INC.

Anchorage, AK

has added to its board:

Edward J. Hayes Jr.

Executive Vice President and CFO

QUANTUM CORP.

San Jose, CA

Bio Notes: Has extensive experience in the telecommunications industry. Previously was president and CEO of DirecTV Broadband Inc., an Internet service provider. Had also been CFO of the global service provider business unit at Lucent Technologies. Serves on the board of New Wave Research Inc.

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Alaska Communications offers telephone, data, and Internet services to business and residential customers throughout Alaska. Revenues are $319 million. Quantum provides storage backup, recovery, and archive products. Revenues are $869 million.

AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER CO. INC.

Columbus, OH

has added to its board:

Ralph D. Crosby Jr.

Chairman and CEO

EADS NORTH AMERICA INC.

Arlington, VA

Bio Notes: In present position since 2002. Previously held senior positions with Northrop Grumman Corp., including corporate VP and general manager of the company's commercial aircraft division, corporate VP and general manager of the B-2 Division, and president of the intergrated systems sector. Formerly spent 12 years in the U.S. Army. Age 58.

American Electric is a public utility holding company. Revenues are $13 billion. EADS North America is the U.S. holding company for EADS, the aerospace and defense company.

AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL GROUP INC.

New York, NY

has added to its board:

Fred H. Langhammer

Chairman of Global Affairs

ESTEE LAUDER COS. INC.

New York, NY

Robert B. Willumstad

Bio Notes: Langhammer has had a 31-year career at Estee Lauder, where he previously served as CEO, president, and COO. Began with the company as president of Estee Lauder Japan, and in 1982 became managing director of Estee Lauder Germany. Also is a senior fellow of the Foreign Policy Association, and co-chairman of the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies at Johns Hopkins University. Also is director of Walt Disney Co. and Shinsei Bank. Willumstad retired as president and COO of Citigroup Inc., where during his tenure he served as chairman, CEO, and vice chairman of the global consumer group, and led Citigroup's global consumer lending shortly after the 1998 merger of Citicorp and Travelers Group. Previously was chairman and CEO of Travelers Group Consumer Financial Services. Formerly spent a 20-year career with Chemical Bank, where he was engaged in operations, retail banking, and computer systems. Also is a director of Mastercard International and S.C. Johnson & Son Inc. Age 60.

AIG is an international insurance and financial services company. Revenues are $107 billion. Estee Lauder is an international cosmetics company. Revenues are $6 billion.

AMERICAN VANGUARD CORP.

Newport Beach, CA

has added to its board:

Lawrence S. Clark

Chief Operating Officer and CFO

LEGENDARY PICTURES

Burbank, CA

Bio Notes: From 2000-2003 was CFO of Creative Artists Agency, an entertainment talent, literary, and marketing agency. Previously was SVP-corporate development for Sony Pictures Entertainment and, prior to joining Sony, was a director for Carlyle Group. In 1992 co-founded Global Film Equity Corp., which provided business advisory and capital raising services to media companies. Worked at Salomon Brothers and Goldman Sachs & Co. earlier in his career.

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American Vanguard is a specialty and agricultural products company. Revenues are $190 million. Legendary is a privately held motion picture production company that develops films in partnership with Warner Brothers.

ANIXTER INTERNATIONAL INC.

Glenview, IL

has added to its board:

Linda Walker Bynoe

President and CEO

TELEMAT LTD.

Chicago, IL

Bio Notes: Held management positions in the captial markets and public accounting divisions of Morgan Stanley prior to joining Telemat in 1989. Also is a director of Dynegy Inc. and Simon Property Group Inc.

Anixter distributes products for the communications industry. Revenues are $4 billion. Telemat is a project management and consulting firm.

BANK OF AMERICA CORP.

Charlotte, NC

has added to its board:

Tommy Franks

Bio Notes: Has had a military career spanning 40-years. Most recently served as commander in chief of the United States Central Command, in which he formulated, coordinated, and executed all combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan in 2003. Has been awarded five Distinguished Service Medals, four Legions of Merit, four Bronze Stars, and three Purple Hearts. Received the country's highest civilian award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. In 2004 was appointed Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II. Age 60.

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Bank of America is a financial services institution. Revenues are $54 billion.

BLUEGREEN CORP.

Boca Raton, FL

has added to its board:

Robert F. Dwors

Senior Vice President of Corporate Real Estate Services

AUTONATION INC.

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Bio Notes: Has extensive experience in the real estate industry. In present position since 1995. Previously was co-owner of D & C Property Investments, which specialized in site selections for such companies as McDonald's Corp., Walgreen Co., and Blockbuster Inc.

Bluegreen provides vacation ownership systems and residential and golf community homesites. Revenues are $659 million. AutoNation is an automotive retailer. Revenues are $20 billion.

BOEING CO.

Chicago, IL

has added to its board:

William M. Daley

Chairman, Midwest Region

JPMORGAN CHASE & CO.

New York, NY

Bio Notes: Joined JPMorgan Chase in 2004. Previously was president and COO of Amalgamated Bank of Chicago. From 1997-2000 served as secretary of commerce in the Clinton Administration, and was special counsel to the president. Coordinated the campaign to pass the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Began his career as a lawyer in Chicago. Son of Richard J. Daley, who served as mayor from 1955 until his death in 1976, and brother of Richard M. Daley, mayor since 1989.

Boeing develops aircraft and other aerospace and electronics industry products. Revenues are $55 billion. JPMorgan Chase is a global financial services firm operating in more than 50 countries with assets of $1.2 trillion and revenues of $51 billion.

BUFFALO WILD WINGS INC.

Minneapolis, MN

has added to its board:

Michael P. Johnson

SVP and Chief Administrative Officer

WILLIAMS COMPANIES INC.

Tulsa, OK

Bio Notes: Has extensive experience in human resources, information technology, and administration. From 1991-1998 held senior positions at Amoco Corp., including VP of human resources. Board member of the Tiger Woods Foundation.

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Buffalo Wild Wings is a restaurant owner, operator, and franchiser. Revenues are $209 million. Williams is a natural gas producer, processor, and transporter. Revenues are $12 billion.

CABELA'S INC.

Sidney, NE

has added to its board:

Stephen P. Murray

Partner

JP MORGAN PARTNERS

New York, NY

Bio Notes: Has extensive experience in the financial industry. In present position since 1994. Previously served as VP of the middle-market lending division of Manufacturers Hanover Trust Co. Also is on the board of Warner Chilcott Pharmaceuticals, AMC Inc., Jetro Inc., and Pinnacle Foods.

Cabela's is an outfitter of hunting, fishing, and outdoor gear. Revenues are...

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