Directors Roster: a quarterly record of new director appointments.



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 Roster editor Kelly McCarthy at

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Lincoln, RI has added to its board:

Frances P. Philip

Bio Notes: Following 16 years at L.L. Bean she recently retired as chief merchandising officer. In 1988 she helped launch Calyx & Corolla, a fresh flower catalog. She previously served in a variety of .senior roles at Williams-Sonoma, Nature Co., and The Gap. Also is a director of Crane & Co. Inc.

A.T. Cross designs and markets branded personal and business accessories, including quality writing instruments. Revenues are SI million.


Danvers, MA has added to its, board:

Paul G. Thomas

Chief Executive Officer and Founder ROKA BIOSCIENCE

Warren. NJ

Bio Notes: He founded Roka in 2009. From 1998 until 2008 when it was acquired by KCI he served as CEO and president of Life-Cell Corp., which is engaged in regenerative medicine. He previously spent 15 years with Ohmeda, an inhalation anesthetics and acute care pharmaceuticals company. Also is a director of Orthovita Inc,

Abiomed provides medical devices for heart patients. Revenues are $101 million, Roka is a privately held company that focuses on improving testing methods for the food safety industry.


Philadelphia, PA has added to its board:

Michael P. Connors


Stamford, CT

Eugene B, Shanks Jr.

Bio Notes: Connors founded Information Services Group in 2006. He joined VNU Media in 2001 upon its acquisition of ACNielsen, a spinoff of Dun & Bradstreet Corp., where he had served as vice chairman from 1996-2001, Previously held management positions at Dun & Bradstreet including SVP and chief human resources officer. Formerly was senior vice president for American Express Travel Related Services and corporate VP of Sprint Corp, Also is a director of Eastman Chemical Co, Shanks served from 1997 until its sale in 2002 as president and CEO of NetRisk Inc, a risk management software and advisory company which he founded. He previously spent more than 20 years with Bankers Trust, where he held a variety of senior positions, including head of global markets. Also is a director of Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. and NewPower Holdings Inc.

ACB is a global insurance and reinsurance company with world headquarters in Zurich. Switzerland, Revenues are $16 billion. Information Services is engaged in acquiring and growing businesses in advisory, data, business, and media information services. Revenues are $ 1.18 million.


Allentown, PA has added to its board:

Susan K. Carter

Executive Vice President and CFO

KBR Inc.

Houston, TX

Bio Notes; In present position since 2009. She held previous positions as EVP and CFO of Lennox International Inc. and VP of finance and chief accounting officer at Cummins Inc. Earlier in her career she held senior financial positions at Crane Co., DeKalb Corp., and Honeywell International Inc. Age 52.

Air Products operates in technology, energy, healthcare, and industrial markets. Revenues are $10 billion. KBR, a former subsidiary of Halliburton, is a defense services contractor. Revenues are SIO billion.


New York. NY has added to its board:

W. Don Cornwell

John H. Fitzpatrick



Chicago. IL

Bio Notes: Cornwell served from 1983 until his retirement in August 2009 as chairman and CEO of Granite Broadcasting Corp., and continued as chairman until December of that year. He previously spent 17 years at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he was COO of the corporate finance department from 1980-1988 and VP of the investment banking division from 1976-1988. Also is a director of Avon Products Inc. and Pfizer Inc. Age 63. Fitzpatrick also currently serves as chairman of Oak Street Management Co., a manager of commercial real estate funds. From 2006-20H) he was a partner at Pension Corporation. He previously held senior positions at Swiss Re, including CFO and head of the life and health business group and head of financial services. He began his career in corporate finance at Kemper Corp., where from 1990-1996 he was CFO of the insurance and financial services company Age 54.

AIG is an international insurance and financial services company. Revenues are $7H billion. Oak is a private wealth management firm.


San Francisco, CA has added to its board:

David A. Larson

S. Mert Ozyurek




Bio Notes: Larson has served on the faculty of UCSF since 1986, where he has held joint professorial appointments in the departments of radiation oncology and neurosurgery. During his medical career he has served as president of the American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, the Northern California Radiation Oncology Society, and the International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society. Ozyurek also serves as president of EMKA LLC, an affiliate of Ozyurek A.S. in the United States. Previously he was VP of Ozyurek A.S., which supplies Elekta Gamma Knife systems to Turkish hospitals. He formerly served in the Turkish Air Force. Age 36.

American provides turnkey technology solutions tor advanced radiosurgical and radiation therapy services. Revenues are S17 million. Ozyurek, founded in 1960, represents leading foreign companies engaged in the medical industry in Turkey.


Newport Beach. CA has added to its board:

Debra F. Edwards

Bio Notes: She held numerous senior positions in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, where from 2007-2010 she served as director of the office of pesticide programs. Her extensive experience in regulatory affairs relates lo crop protection, human health, and food safety.

American Vanguard develops and markets agricultural products. Revenues are $250 million.


Minneapolis, MN has added to its hoard:

Lon R. Greenberg

Chairman and CEO UGI CORP.

King Of Prussia, PA

Bio Notes: He has spent a 25-year career with UGI, where he has held numerous positions, including corporate development counsel senior VP of legal and corporate development, and president. He was named CEO in 1995 and chairman in 1996, He formerly practiced law with the firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. Also is a director of Aqua America Inc. and AmeriGas Propane Inc. Age 60,


Ameriprise, formerly American Express Financial Advisors, is a financial planning, asset management, and insurance company. Revenues are $10 billion. UGI is a distributor of energy products and services. Revenues are S7 billion.


Nashville, TN has added to its board:

Cynthia S. Miller

Senior Vice President of Innovation and Pricing


Scottsdale. AZ

Bio Notes: In present position since early 2011. She previously served in management roles at WellPoint Inc. and its predecessor, Anthem Inc, which she joined in 1986.

AmSurg acquires, develops, and operates ambulatory surgery centers. Revenues are S72I million, Univita is a privately held provider of extended care and home care services.


St, Louis, MO has added to its board:

David D. Freudenthal

Bio Notes: From 2003-201 I he served two terms as governor of his home state of Wyoming. He was also the U.S, attorney for Wyoming from 1994-2001. Previously as a lawyer in private practice he focused on natural resources, environmental, and business law. He began his career as an economist with Wyoming's Department of Economic Planning and Development.

Arch is a coal producer. Revenues are $3 billion.


Cambridge. MA has added to its board:

Norbert G. Riedel

Corporate Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer


Deerfield, IL

Bio Notes: In present position since 2001. In his nearly 20 years of global pharmaceutical research, development, and commercial experience he has held numerous academic posts and served as head of worldwide biotechnology and worldwide core research functions at Hoechst-Marion Rousell, now Sanofi-Aventis. In the 1990s he co-chaired the Hoechst-Ariad Genomics Center. He currently is an adjunct professor at Boston University School of Medicine and an adjunct professor of medicine at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. Age 53.


Ariad is a biotechnology company focused on cancer. Revenues are $179 million. Baxter is a global healthcare company. Revenues are $13 billion.


Woburn, MA has added to its board:

Susan L. Kelley

Bio Notes: She most recently served as chief medical officer of the Multiple Myeloma Re-search Consortium and its sister organization, the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, From 2001-2008 she was VP of global clinical development and therapeutic area head-oncology for Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals and Bayer-Schering Pharma, From 1987-21HI1 she held senior positions with Bristol-Myers Squibb.

ArQule is a biotechnology company focused on cancer therapeutics. Revenues are $29 million.


Cambridge, MA has added to its board:

Robert M. Whelan Jr.

Bio Notes: Since 2001 he has served as president of Whelan & Co., providing companies with business and financial consulting. From 2001-20(15 he was managing director of Valuation Perspectives Inc, and previously was vice chairman of Prudential Volpe Technology Group, a division of Prudential Securities, Also is a director of Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc.


Aspen is a software provider. Revenues arc SI 84 million.


San Rafael, CA has added to its...

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