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New Directors January-March 2010 Companies adding new directors: 77 Number of new directors: 90 Category Number % of total Retired 32 36% Chairman/CEOs 19 21 Finance 11 12 Senior Officers 11 12 Consultants 6 7 Academia 5 6 Not-for-Profit 4 4 Miscellaneous 2 2 Total 90 100% Women 31 34% 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 updated daily and will be fully searchable. AFFYMETRIX INC.
Santa Clara, CA has added to its board:
Nelson C. Chan
Jami Dover Nachtsheim
Bio Notes: Chan most recently was CEO of Magellan Navigation Inc. From 1992-2006 he served in a variety of senior positions with SanDisk Corp., including EVP and general manager of consumer business. Also is a director of Silicon Labs and Synaptics Inc. Nachtsheim from 1980 until her retirement in 2000 held numerous positions with Intel Corp., most recently as corporate VP of the sales and marketing group and director of worldwide marketing. Also is a director of Southwall Technologies Inc.
Affymetrix provides tools for analyzing complex genetic information. Revenues are $327 million.
AMERICAN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING INC.
Billerica,.MA has added to its board:
Don R. Kania
President and CEO
Bio Notes: Prior to 2006 he held numerous management positions at Veeco Instruments Inc., a process equipment company. He formerly was senior manager at Lawrence Liver-more National Laboratory and Research, a researcher at the Department of Energy's Los Alamos National Laboratory, and a research director at Crystallume, a thin-film diamond company.
American Science is a supplier of X-ray inspection and screening systems. Revenues are $239 million. FEI is a scientific instruments manufacturer. Revenues are $575 million.
San Rafael, CA has added to its board:
Mary T. McDowell
EVP and Chief Development Officer
Bio Notes: Joined Nokia in 2004 as EVP and general manager of enterprise solutions. She previously was SVP and general manager of industry standard servers at Hewlett-Packard and Compaq. She is a public speaker on such topics as mobile and Internet industry convergence, open ecosystems, strategy leadership, and consumer centricity.
Autodesk is a software provider. Revenues are $2 billion. Nokia provides mobile devices and mobile network equipment. Revenues are $52 billion.
Phoenix, AZ has added to its board:
William H. Schumann III
Executive Vice President and CEO
FMC TECHNOLOGIES INC.
Bio Notes: He has served in his present position since 2001. He previously was SVP and CFO of FMC Corp. and VP and general manager of its agricultural products group.
Avnet is a distributor of electronic components, computer products, and technology services. Revenues are $17 billion. FMC Technologies designs, manufactures, and services sophisticated systems for the energy industry. Revenues are $4 billion.
BADGER METER INC.
Milwaukee, WI has added to its board:
Gale E. Klappa
Chairman, President, and CEO
WISCONSIN ENERGY CORP.
Bio Notes: In 2003 he joined Wisconsin Energy as president and was elected to his current position in 2004. He previously-held numerous senior positions within Southern Co. and its Georgia Power Co, subsidiary. Age 59.
Badger Meter manufactures products incorporating liquid flow measurement and control technologies. Revenues are $250 million. Wisconsin Energy is an electric and natural gas service provider. Revenues are $4 billion.
Chicago, IL has added to its board:
Susan C. Schwab
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY
College Park, MD
Bio Notes: From 2006-2009 she served as the U.S. Trade Representative. From 1995-2003 she was dean of the University of Maryland School of Public Policy. She had also served as president of the University System of Maryland Foundation prior to joining the Bush administration in 2005 as Deputy U.S. Trade Representative. Earlier in her career she worked in the private sector as director of business development for Motorola. Age 54.
Boeing develops aircraft and other aerospace and electronics industry products. Revenues are $68 billion.
CADENCE PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
San Diego, CA has added to its board:
Michael L. Eagle
BARNARD LIRE SCIENCES
Bio Notes: He retired from Eli Lilly and Co., where he held numerous management positions, including VP of manufacturing from 1994-2001. Also is a director of Somaxon Pharmaceuticals Inc., Micrus Endovascular Corp., and Cardio Polymers Inc.
Cadence is a developmental stage biopharmaceutical company. Barnard is engaged in supporting early-stage medical device, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and agriculture companies.
Atlanta, GA has added to its board:
Amy Woods Brinkley
Bio Notes: Recently retired following a 30-year career at Bank of America, where she held numerous management positions, including president of the company's consumer products division and chief risk officer from 2002-2009.
Carter's provides apparel and related products for babies and young children. Revenues are $2 billion.
San Ramon, CA has added to its board:
Charles T. Hagel
Chairman, President, and CEO
Wells Fargo & Co.
San Francisco, CA
Bio Notes: Hagel (pictured), representing the state of Nebraska, served two terms in the Senate (1997-2009) and was a senior member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, the Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, and the Intelligence Committee. Prior to public service he was president of McCarthy & Co., an investment banking firm, and co-founded Vanguard Cellular Systems Inc. He co-chairs the President's Intelligence Advisory Board, and is a member of the Secretary of Defense's Policy Board and the Secretary of Energy's Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future. He also is a professor at Georgetown University and the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Stumpf, a 28-year veteran of Wells Fargo (he joined its predecessor company, Norwest Corp., in 1982), has served as president since 2005, CEO since 2007, and became chairman in 2010. Also is a director of Target Corp.
Chevron is an energy company. Revenues are $159 billion. Atlantic Council promotes constructive U.S. leadership and engagement in international affairs. Wells Fargo provides banking and other financial services worldwide. Revenues are $67 billion.
CHIMERA INVESTMENT CORP.
New York, NY has added to its board:
Duff & Phelps LLC
New York, NY
John P. Reilly
President and CEO
KELTIC FINANCIAL SERVICES
Bio Notes: Creagh served as executive managing director of the value consulting practice at Standard & Poor's prior to its merger with Duff & Phelps in 2005. He previously was a senior partner with both Coopers & Lybrand and PricewaterhouseCoopcrs. Reilly co-founded Keltic Financial in 1999. He previously spent 22 years in numerous positions at Citicorp, including global product head for capital markets, credit, corporate finance, and real estate in its private banking group. Also is a director of Scan Source Inc. Also joining the Chimera board is Dennis Mahoney, who in 2007 retired as SVP of Columbia Bank.
Chimera is a specialty finance company. Revenues are $354 million. Duff & Phelps provides financial advisory and investment banking services. Revenues are $382 million. Keltic is a privately held finance company providing asset-based loans to small and medium-sized companies.
CINCINNATI FINANCIAL CORP.
Fairfield, OH has added to its board:
Linda W. Clement-Holmes
SVP of Global Diversity and Global Business Services
PROCTER & GAMBLE CO.
Bio Notes: She has spent a 27-year career with P&G, where she has held positions of increasing responsibility in IT and global business services.
Cincinnati Financial offers business, home, and auto insurance. Revenues are $4 billion. P&G is a worldwide consumer products company. Revenues are $79 billion.
CLIFFS NATURAL RESOURCES INC.
Cleveland, OH has added to its board:
James F. Kirsch
Chairman, President, and CEO
Bio Notes: Prior to joining Ferro in 2004 he was president of Premix Inc. and Quantum Composites, manufacturers of products for the automotive, aerospace, electrical, and HVAC industries. He had also served as president for Ballard Generation Systems and VP for Ballard Power Systems of Burnaby, British Columbia. He formerly spent 19 years with Dow Chemical Co., where he held numerous positions, including global VP of electrochemicals. Age 52.
Cliffs is an international mining and natural resources company. Revenues are $2 billion.
Ferro suppies technology-based performance materials for manufacturers. Revenues are $2 billion.
COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO. CONSOLIDATED
Charlotte, NC has added to its board:
Alexander B. Cummings
EVP and Chief Administrative Officer
Bio Notes: Born in Liberia, West Africa, he joined Coca-Cola Co. in 1997 as region manager, Nigeria, and has gone on to serve as president of the company's North & West Africa Division and president and COO of the Africa Group.
Coca-Cola Consolidated is the nation's largest Coca-Cola bottler, with franchise...