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October - December 2009 Companies adding new directors: 94 Number of new directors: 111 Category Number % of total Retired 43 40% Chairman/CEOs 19 17 Finance 15 13 Senior Officers 13 12 Academia 11 10 Not-for-Profit 5 4 Miscellaneous 5 4 Total 111 100% Women 46 41% 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. ADCARE HEALTH SYSTEMS INC.
Boyd P. Gentry
Joshua J. McClellan
Bio Notes: Gentry most recently was CFO at Millennium Pharmacy Systems Inc. From 1995-2007 he held senior positions with Mariner Health Care Inc., including CFO. He previously was employed by Bank of America and its predecessors. McClellan founded and served as president of McClellan Health Systems Inc. from 1996 until he sold the company in 2006. He currently is developing a rehabilitation facility.
AdCare develops, owns, and manages assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and retirement communities. Revenues are $27 million.
ADVANCE AUTO PARTS INC.
Roanoke, VA has added to its board:
UPS Foundation Professor of Service
HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL
Bio Notes: She also serves as co-founder of Concire Leadership Institute, which provides customized learning and advisory services. From 2003-2009 she was associate professor of Harvard Business School and from 1998-2003 she was an assistant professor.
Advance Auto is an aftermarket retailer of auto parts. Revenues are $5 billion.
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES INC.
Sunnyvale, CA has added to its board:
Nicholas M. Donofrio
Bio Notes: In 2008 he retired from IBM, where during his 44-year career he held numerous senior positions, most recently as IBM fellow and EVP of innovation and technology. Also is a director of Bank of New York Mellon Corp. and Liberty Mutual. Age 64.
Advanced Micro provides microprocessor solutions for computing, communications, and consumer electronic markets. Revenues are $5 billion.
New York, NY has added to its board:
Clinical Professor of Business
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY LEONARD N. STERN
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
New York, NY
Phillip M. Martineau
Chairman, President, and CEO
PITTSBURGH CORNING CORP.
Bio Notes: Brenner was VP and managing director with Noel Group from 1989-1998, where she was engaged in managing a public equity fund, and from 1981-1989 she was a principal at Karen Brenner Associates. She is a principal at Brenner & Co., a financial and management advisory firm. Martineau has also served since 2005 as chairman, president, and CEO of Pittsburgh Corning Europe. He previously held senior positions at HNI Corp., ITW-Arcsmith Inc., and in subsidiaries of Pacific Dunlop Ltd.
Alleghany is engaged in the property and casualty insurance business. Revenues are $942 million. Pittsburgh Corning is a privately held company that provides products for commercial, industrial, and residential building applications.
Northbrook, IL has added to its board:
Bio Notes: Spent a 20-year career with Russell Reynolds Associates, where she served as managing director and co-head CEO and in 1990 established the company's global insurance practice. An independent consultant since 2007, she is the co-author of the book Business Evolves, Leadership Endures (2004). Age 53.
Allstate is a personal property and casualty insurer. Revenues are $31 billion.
AMAG PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
Lexington, MA has added to its board:
EVP and Chief Medical Officer CEPHALON INC.
Bio Notes: Prior to joining Cephalon in 2000 she was VP of clinical research at US Bioscience Inc./Medimmune Oncology. She had also served as director of clinical research at USB Pharma Ltd. and while in the U.K. was a clinical research physican at Eli Lilly & Co. and a director at Amgen Inc.
AMAG is a biopharmaceutical company developing treatments for anemia. Revenues are $5 million. Cephalon is a global biopharmaceutical company. Revenues are $2 billion.
AMERICAN PACIFIC CORP.
Las Vegas, NV has added to its board:
Barbara Smith Campbell
CONSENSUS LLC-Reno, NV
William F. Readdy
Bio Notes: Campbell was a member of the Nevada Tax Commission for five consecutive terms and served as its chairman from 1996-2005 prior to founding Consensus in 2005. In 1993 she joined Mandalay Resort Group and until 2005 served as VP of finance for MGM Grand Resorts Development following the merger between MGM Mirage and Mandalay Resort Group. Readdy served for 25 years in the United States Navy. In 1986 he joined NASA and in 1987 became a member of the astronaut corps while continuing to serve in the Naval Reserve before retiring in 2005. In 2005 he was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal, NASA's highest honor, and that year he launched Discovery Partners, a consulting firm focused on providing strategic planning, risk management, safety, and decision support for aerospace and high-tech companies.
American Pacific is a manufacturer of fine chemicals, specialty chemicals, and propulsion products. Revenues are $205 million. Consensus is a tax and regulatory consulting firm.
AMICUS THERAPEUTICS INC.
Cranbury, NJ has added to its board:
Margaret G. McGlynn
Bio Notes: From 2005-2009 she served as president of vaccines and infectious diseases for Merck & Co., where she recently retired following a 26-year career. Also is a director of Air Products & Chemicals Inc.
Amicus is a late-stage biopharmaceutical company. Revenues are $19 million.
New York, NY has added to its board:
Patricia E. Mitchell
President and CEO
PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA
New York, NY
President and CEO
JIM STENGEL CO.
Bio Notes: Mitchell has been in her present position since 2006. Prior to joining Paley Center she was president and CEO of Public Broadcasting Services and spent a 20-year career as a journalist, producer, reporter, anchor, and talk show host. She had also served as president of Time Inc. Television and CNN Productions. Also is a director of Sun Microsystems Inc. Stengel served from 1983-2008 in a variety of senior roles at Procter & Gamble Co., including global marketing officer. He is also an adjunct marketing professor at UCLA's Anderson School of Management and a director of Motorola Inc. Also appointed to the newly formed AOL board are: Richard Dalzell, pre- viously SVP and chief information officer at Amazon.com Inc.; Karen E. Dykstra, a partner at Plainfield Asset Management LLC and COO and CFO of Plainfield Direct Inc.; William R. Hambrecht, founder, chairman, and CEO of WR Hambrecht + Co.; Susan Lyne, CEO of Gilt Groupe Inc., an online luxury retailer; Michael K. Powell, senior adviser to Providence Equity Partners; Fredric G. Reynolds, most recently EVP and CFO of CBS Corp.; and James A. Wiatt, previously the chairman and CEO of the William Morris Agency.
AOL provides global Web services. It completed its spinoff from Time Warner in December 2009. Paley Center is a nonprofit cultural institution that examines the intersections between media and society. Jim Stengel Co. is a marketing consultancy.
APOLLO GROUP INC.
Phoenix, AZ has added to its board:
Samuel A. DiPiazza Jr.
Bio Notes: In 2009 he retired as global CEO of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Ltd., where he spent a 36-year career.
Apollo is in the higher education programming business. Revenues are $4 billion.
APPLIED MATERIALS INC.
Santa Clara, CA has added to its board:
Susan M. James
Bio Notes: She most recently was a consultant for Ernst & Young, where she spent a 35-year career and prior to her retirement in 2006 was partner-in-charge of the audit work for numerous technology companies, including Intel Corp., Sun Microsystems, and Amazon.com. Also is a director of Applied Materials Inc. and Coherent Inc.
Applied Materials supplies equipment and services to the semiconductor industry. Revenues are $5 billion.
ASCENT MEDIA CORP.
Englewood, CO has added to its board:
Bio Notes: A veteran of the cable and satellite industry, in 2009 he stepped down as vice chairman of Dish Network Corp., where he continues to serve as a senior adviser and board member. He is also a partner at SCP Worldwide, and previously held senior positions with EchoStar Communications, Liberty Media Corp., Liberty Satellite Technology, and Charter Communications Inc. Also is a director of Shaw Communications Inc., Universal Electronics Inc., and Next Wave Wireless Inc.
Ascent provides content and creative services to the media and entertainment industries. Revenues are $478 million.
Watertown, MA has added to its board:
Bio Notes: From 2001-2007 he served as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, where he was leader of the Military Health System and principal medical adviser to the Secretary of Defense. He previously spent 15 years in leadership positions at Blue Cross of Massachusetts, Prudential Healthcare, and Emory University.
Athenahealth provides business services for physician practices. Revenues are $179 million. Winkenwerder is a health care consulting and advisory company.
AVERY DENNISON CORP.
Pasadena, CA has added to its board:
Debra L. Reed
President and CEO
SAN DIEGO GAS & ELECTRIC
San Diego, CA
Bio Notes: Since 2006 she has served...