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.

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New Directors September--December 2008 Companies adding new directors: 103 Number of new directors: 117 Category Number % of total Retired 35 30% Senior Officers 23 20 Chairman/CEOs 22 19 Finance 17 15 Consultants 9 8 Academia 5 4 Legal 3 2 Not-for-Profit 3 2 Total 117 100% Women 27 23% 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. 3COM CORP.

Marlborough, MA

has added to its board:

Kathleen Cote

Bio Notes: From 2001-2003 she served as CEO of Worldport Communications Inc., a provider of managed Internet services to the European market. Previously she was president and founder of Seagrass Partners, a business planning and strategic development company, and formerly held numerous senior positions, including CEO, at software and data management provider Computervision Corp. Also is a director of Western Digital Corp., Forgent Networks Inc., and VeriSign Inc.

3Com provides voice and data networking solutions. Revenues are $1 billion.

ABM INDUSTRIES INC.

San Francisco, CA

has added to its board:

Dan Bane

Chairman and CEO

TRADER JOE'S CO.

Monrovia, CA

Bio Notes: Joined Trader Joe's in 1998, where he has held numerous senior positions, including CFO and president of Trader Joe's West. Previously was SVP of finance and administration for Certified Grocers of California, a food products distribution company. He also served as SVP of finance for Standard Brands Paint Co. and managing partner for Moss Adams, an accounting firm.

ABM provides janitorial, parking, security, engineering, and lighting services. Revenues are $4 billion. Trader Joe's is a privately held upscale grocery chain.

ACORDA THERAPEUTICS INC.

Hawthorne, NY

has added to its board:

John P. Kelley

President and COO

MEDICINES Co.

Parsippany, NJ

Bio Notes: In present position since 2004. Previously held numerous senior positions with Aventis Pharmaceuticals Inc., most recently as SVP, global marketing and medical. Prior to the formation of Aventis, he was VP, commercial director-U.S. and VP of marketing at Hoechst Marion Roussel Inc.

Acorda is a biotechnology company developing therapies for spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, and related nervous system disorders. Revenues are $47 million. Medicines is a pharmaceutical company primarily focused on acute care hospital products. Revenues are $327 million.

ADC TELECOMMUNICATIONS INC.

Eden Prairie, MN

has added to its board:

Krish A. Prabhu

David A. Roberts

Chairman, President, and CEO

CARLISLE COMPANIES INC.

Charlotte, NC

Bio Notes: Prabhu most recently was president and CEO of Tellabs Inc. Previously was a venture partner at Morgenthaler Ventures and had served as COO of Alcatel Telecom and CEO of Alcatel USA. Formerly held senior positions at AT&T's Bell Laboratories. Roberts previously served as chairman, president and CEO of Graco Inc. He also held manufacturing and general management positions at a number of companies, including FMC Corp. and Pitney Bowes.

ADC provides connections for wireline, wireless, cable, broadcast, and enterprise networks worldwide. Revenues are $1 billion. Carlisle is a construction materials manufacturer. Revenues are $3 billion.

AETNA INC.

Hartford, CT has added to its board:

Richard J. Harrington

Chairman

THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION

New York, NY

Bio Notes: Previously held senior positions with Thomson Corp., including CEO of Thomson Newspapers and Thomson Professional Publishing, and most recently as president and CEO of Thomson Corp., which in 2008 acquired Reuters Group PLC to form Thomson Reuters. He began his professional career with Arthur Young & Co. Also is a director of Xerox Corp. and Milliken & Co. Age 61.

Aetna is a diversified health care benefits company. Revenues are $30 billion. Thomson Reuters, a leading source of information for businesses and professionals, was formed in 2008 when Reuters Group PLC was acquired by Thomson Corp. Revenues are $14 billion.

AIRGAS INC.

Radnor, PA

has added to its board:

Ellen C. Wolf

Senior Vice President and CFO

AMERICAN WATER WORKS CO. INC.

Voorhees, NJ

Bio Notes: Originally joined American Water in 1999. Prior to her return to American Water in 2006 as SVP and CFO, she served from 2003-2006 as SVP and CFO for USEC Inc., a global energy company. From 1987-1999 she held senior positions with Bell Atlantic Corp., including VP of finance and planning and CFO for Bell Atlantic Mobile and executive director of strategic planning and business development for Bell Atlantic Enterprises International. She formally worked for Deloitte Haskins & Sells.

Airgas distributes industrial, medical, and specialty gases. Revenues are $4 billion. American Water is a utility serving more than 18 million people in 29 states, three Canadian provinces, and Puerto Rico. Revenues are $2 billion.

AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES INC.

Cambridge, MA

has added to its board:

C. Kim Goodwin

Bio Notes: Most recently served with Credit Suisse, where she was responsible for the management of equity products in the Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific. She also held management positions at State Street Research & Management Co., American Century Investments, Putnam Investments, Prudential Investments, and Mellon Bank. She previously served as a director of Akamai from 2004-2006.

Akamai is a service provider for online content and business processes. Revenues are $725 million.

ALCOA INC.

Pittsburgh, PA

has added to its board:

Patricia F. Russo

Bio Notes: From 2002-2006 she served as CEO of Alcatel-Lucent, which was formed in 2006 with the merger of Alcatel in France and Lucent in the U.S. Before the merger she was chairman and CEO of Lucent, spun off from AT&T. Prior to joining AT&T in 1981, she spent eight years in sales and marketing at IBM. She had also served as president and COO of Eastman Kodak Co. from 2001-2002 before returning to Lucent in 2002. Age 56.

Alcoa is a manufacturer of aluminum products. Revenues are $30 billion.

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ALKERMES INC.

Cambridge, MA

has added to its board:

David Anstice

Bio Notes: Spent a 34-year career at Merck & Co., where he held numerous senior positions, including EVP, president of global human health, and president of Asia Pacific human health.

Alkermes is a biotechnology company. Revenues are $252 million.

ALLIED CAPITAL CORP.

Washington, DC

has added to its board:

Edward J. Mathias

Managing Director

CARLYLE GROUP

Washington, DC

Bio Notes: Previously spent a 22-year career as managing director of T. Rowe Price Associates Inc. Earlier in his career he served in the United States Navy Supply Corps and as a White House military aide to President Lyndon Johnson.

Allied invests long-term debt and equity capital in middle market businesses nationwide. Revenues are $513 million. Carlyle is private equity investment firm.

ALLIS-CHALMERS INC.

Houston, TX

has added to its board:

Munir Akram

Bio Notes: Spent a 41-year career as a member of the Foreign Service of Pakistan, recently retiring after 13 years as Permanent Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations. From 1995-2002 he also represented Pakistan as Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva. Previous appointments included foreign secretary in Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador of Pakistan to the European Community, Belgium, and Luxembourg, and as minister/counsellor in Pakistan's Embassy to Japan.

Allis-Chalmers is an oilfield services company. Revenues are $638 million.

ALPHATEC HOLDINGS INC.

Carlsbad, CA

has added to its board:

Siri S. Marshall

Senior Vice President

GENERAL MILLS INC.

Minneapolis, MN

Bio Notes: In 2008 she retired as SVP, general counsel, secretary, and chief governance and compliance officer of General Mills Inc. She joined the company in 1994 and had previously served as its manager of the tax function and head of the corporate affairs group. Previously she was SVP, general counsel, and secretary of Avon Products Inc. She is a director of the Yale Center for the Study of Corporate Law and a director of Ameriprise Financial Inc. and Equifax Inc.

Alphatec is a medical device company focused on surgical treatments of spine disorders. Revenues are $94 million. General Mills is a consumer foods producer. Revenues are $13 billion.

ALTRIA GROUP

Richmond, VA

has added to its board:

Nabil Y. Sakkab

Bio Notes: In 2007 he retired after a 33-year career with Procter & Gamble Co., where he established and managed research and development laboratories in the United States, Europe, Japan, and China. He most recently served as P&G's SVP of corporate research and development.

Altria is the parent company of Philip Morris USA Inc., John Middleton Co., and Philip Morris Capital Corp. Revenues are $39 billion.

AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL GROUP INC.

New York, NY

has added to its board:

Dennis D. Dammerman

Chairman

DISCOVER FINANCIAL SERVICES

Riverwood, IL

Bio Notes: In 2005 he retired as vice chairman and executive officer of General Electric Co., where he spent a 38-year career and held numerous senior positions, including chairman and CEO of GE Capital Services. In 1994 he was named chairman and CEO of Kidder, Peabody Group Inc., retaining his position as CFO at GE. In 1995 he returned full time to his position at GE when Kidder Peabody was sold to PaineWebber. Also serves as lead director of Capmark Financial Group Inc. and a director of BlackRock...

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