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 email@example.com.
Submissions of new directors and appointments are welcome from all sources, including executive recruiters, corporate communications staffs, and directors themselves.
Abbott Park, IL has added to its board:
Sally E. Blount
Kellogg school of Management northwestern university
CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board
Bio Notes: Blount (pictured) is a 1992 graduate (with a PhD in management and organizations) of the Kellogg School who became its dean in 2010. From 2004-2010 she was dean of the undergraduate college and vice dean of New York University's Stern School of Business, which she joined in 2001. At NYU she was also the Abraham L. Gillow Professor of Management and Organizations. From 1992-2001 she served on the faculty of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Prior to her career in academia, she was a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group. McKinstry assumed her present position in 2003 after spending more than a decade in senior positions at Welters Kluwer and its operating companies in North America. She also served as president and CEO of CCH Legal Information Services and formerly held senior positions with CCH Inc., now part of the tax & accounting division at Wolters Kluwer. Early in her career she focused on the media and technology industries as a manager with Booz Allen Hamilton. Al is a director of Sanoma Oyi and Ericsson.
Abbott is a medical products and pharmaceutical company. Revenues arc $38 billion. Welters Kluwer is a global information services and publishing company. Revenues are $4 billion.
ADVANCED CELL TECHNOLOGY INC.
Marlborough, MA has added to its board:
Chief Executive Officer
Los Angeles, CA
Gregory D. Perry
Executive Vice President and CFO
Bio Notes; Loshitzer was president, CEO and founder of Universal Telecom Services prior to joining Presbia, which was formed in 2008. He is the co-founder of J2 Global Communications, co-founder and former managing director of Life Alert Emergency Response Inc., and managing director of Orchard Telecom Inc. Also is a director of Environmental Solutions Worldwide Inc. Age 54. Perry joined Immuno-Gen in 2009. He previously was CFO of Elixer Pharmaceuticals, and prior to that CFO of Domantis Ltd., a biotechnology company acquired in 2006 by GlaxoSmithKline. Earlier in his career he held positions with PerkinElmer and General Electric Co. Age 51.
Advanced Cell is a biotechnology company focusing on regenerative medicine. Revenues are less than SI million. Presbia is a privately held medical device company focused on vision restoration. Revenues are less than $I million.
ImmunoGen develops anticancer biopharmaceuticals. Revenues are $18 million.
ALEXANDER & BALDWIN INC.
Honolulu, HI km added to its hoard:
Thomas B. Fargo
John M. Shalikashvili Chair in National Security Studies
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ASIAN RESEARCH
Bio Notes: During his 35 years in the military he led the U.S. Pacific Command and U.S. Pacific Fleet, the world's largest fleet command. He is also the 1989 recipient of the Vice Admiral James Bond Stockdale Award for Inspirational Leadership. In 2005 he transitioned to the private sector when he became president of Trex Enterprises, a privately held technology company. In 2008 he became a managing director of J.K Lehman and Co., with principal responsibilities as president and CEO of HSF Holdings/Hawaii Superferry. Currently he serves as chairman of Huntington Ingalls Industries and is a director of Hawaiian Electric Industries. Age 63.
Alexander & Baldwin is a diversified transportation, real estate, and food products company. Revenues are $2 billion. NBR is focused on advancing independent research on issues affecting U.S. relations with Asia.
ALLEGHENY TECHNOLOGIES INC.
Pittsburgh, PA has added to its board:
John R. Pipski
Bio Notes: From 1983 until his retirement in 2001 he was a tax partner with Ernst & Young, where his work was primarily focused on the manufacturing and mining industries.
Allegheny is a producer of diversified specialty metals. Revenues are $5 billion.
Houston, TX has added to its hoard:
William C. Montgomery
Quantum Energy Partners
Bio Notes: Prior to joining Quantum he was a partner in the investment banking division of Goldman, Sachs & Co., where during his tenure he headed the firm's Houston office in addition to its natural resources group. His career as a banker has spanned 22 years and has been focused on large-cap energy companies primarily in the upstream and oil service sectors. Age 49.
Apache is an independent energy company. Revenues are $16 billion. Quantum Energy Partners, founded in 1998, is a provider of private equity capital to the global energy industry. The firm has more than $6.5 billion in equity under management.
APOLLO GROUP INC.
Phoenix, AZ has added to its board:
Chairman, Phoenix Office
GenSpring Family Offices
Bio Notes: He previously was founding president of the Arizona Diamondbacks major league baseball club. He had also served as COO of the Phoenix Suns, a National Basketball Association team. Formerly was principal of CDK Partners, a real estate development and investment firm. He began his career as a certified public accountant with Arthur Andersen. Also is a director of Swift Transportation Corp. and Viad Corp.
Bio Notes: Apollo Group is in the higher education programming business. Revenues are $5 billion. GenSpring is a family-focused wealth management firm.
Cupertino, CA has added to its board:
Robert A. Iger
President and CEO
Walt Disney Co.
Bio Notes; Prior lo being named president and CEO of Walt Disney in 2005 he served as the company's president and COO. In 1996 he became chairman of the Disney-owned ABC Group and president of Walt Disney International. He began his career at ABC in 1974. In 2010 President Barack Obama appointed him to the President's Export Council. In 2011 he became a board member of the U.S.-China Business Council.
Apple markets personal computers and related software and services. Revenues are $108 billion. Disney is a diversified entertainment company. Revenues are $41 billion.
ARKANSAS BEST CORP.
Fort Smith, AR has added to its board;
Craig E. Philip
Chief Executive Officer
Ingram Barge Co.
Bio Notes: He held senior positions with Ingram from 1982 until 1987, when he joined Southern Pacific Railroad as VP of the company's intermodal division. He then returned to Jngram in 1991, and has served as CEO since 1999. He has also held adjunct faculty positions at Princeton University and Vanderbilt Univer-sity. He began his career with Conrail. Age 58.
Arkansas is a transportation holding company. Revenues are S2 billion. Ingram is a marine transporter of bulk commodities along the Mississippi River System and the Gulf Intra-coastal Waterways.
New York, NY has added to its board; Robert W. Stein
Bio Notes: Following 40 years in the insurance industry he retired from Ernst 8c Young in October 2011, where he most recently served as global managing partner of actuarial services. Age 62.
Assurant provides specialized insurance products and services. Revenues are S8 billion.
Chicago, IL has added to its board:
EMERALD CREEK GROUP
Bio Notes: From 2004-2009 he was chairman and CEO of Continental Airlines, which he joined in 1995 as CFO. He formerly was EVP and CFO of American Savings Bank and EVP and CFO of Koll Co., a private real estate investment and construction firm. Age 52.
Boeing develops aircraft and other aerospace and electronics industry products. Revenues are $66 billion. Emerald is a private equity firm primarily focused on real estate in both Texas and California.
BRIDGEPOINT EDUCATION INC.
San Diego, CA has added to its board:
Marye Anne Fox
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DlEGO
La Jolla, CA
Bio Notes: She has served as chancellor and distinguished professor of UC San Diego since 2004. Previously she held the same positions at North Carolina State University, where she was its first female chief executive. She had also served as VP of research and the Regents Chair of Chemistry at University of Texas. In 2010, she was one of 10 researchers to receive the National Medal of Science from President Obama. She is a trustee for Dartmouth College and a director of Red Hat Inc. and W.R. Grace & Co.
Bridgepoint is a provider of postsecondary education services. Revenues are $905 million.
Irvine, CA km added to its board:
Dean's Executive Professor, Leavey School of Business
Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA
Bio Notes: From 1997 to 1999 he served as president, CEO, and chairman of Informix Corp. He retired as chairman of Informix in 2000. Prior to Informix, he spent nine years at 3Com Corp., most recently as president. He also served as president of ROI-M Northern California for 10 years. Also is a director of Echelon Corp.
Broadcom provides wired and wireless broadband communications semiconductors. Revenues are $7 billion.
Louisville, KY has added to its board:
Joan L. Amble
Bio Notes: She retired in 2011 from American Express Co., where she had worked since 2004. She previously served as COO and CFO at GE Capital Markets, and from 1994-2003 was VP and controller for GE Capital Services. In 2008, CFO magazine honored her as one of the 25 Women to...