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.
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ACORN ENERGY INC.
Montchanin, DE has added to its board: Christopher Clouser
Bio Notes: He has held senior positions at a number of companies, including president of Burger King Brands, president and CEO of Preview Travel/Travelocity, and CEO of the Minnesota Twins Major League Baseball Club. Age 59.
Acorn is an energy technology holding company. Revenues are $19 million.
New Directors January to March 2012 Companies adding new directors: 85 Number of new directors: 98 Category Number % of total Retired 37 37% Chairmen/CEOs 23 23 Senior Officers 18 18 Academia 6 6 Consultants 6 6 Finance 6 6 Legal 1 1 Not for profit 1 1 Total 98 100% Women 35 36% NOTE: The appointments published in the following pages are a selection of the new directors elected in the most recent quarter and added to the Directors Roster database. AECOM TECHNOLOGY CORP.
Los Angeles, CA has added to its board: David W. Joos
Chairman CMS ENERGY CORP. Jackson, MI
Bio Notes: He has spent 27 years in the energy industry. From 2004-2010 he was president and CEO of CMS Energy, in addition to serving as CEO of its principal subsidiary, Consumers Energy Co.
AECOM provides technical and management support services to a broad range of markets. Revenues are $8 billion. CMS is an electric and natural gas utility. Revenues are $7 billion.
Lake Forest, IL has added to its board: Adrienne Graves
Bio Notes: From 2002-2010 she was president and CEO of Santen Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Japan's Santen Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., which she joined in 1995 as VP of clinical affairs. She spent nine years in numerous roles at Alcoa Laboratories Inc. Also is a director of TearLab Corp. and Encore Vision, in addition to numerous foundations in the field of ophthalmology.
Alcoa is a niche generic pharmaceutical company in ophthalmology, pain management and other areas of treatment. Revenues are S118 million.
New York, NY has added to its board: Sir Martin Sorrell
Founder and Chief Executive WPP PLC Ireland
Bio Notes: Founded WPP in 1985, which through acquisitions and investments has grown to include such advertising agencies as Ogilvy, Young & Rubicam, and Grey. He serves as chairman of the World Economic Forum International Business Council. He also is a director of the Bloomberg Family Foundation and nonex-ecutive director of Sorrell Capital in London and Alpha Topco, the holding company for Formula One Group. In 2000 he was knighted by the Queen of England. Age 66.
Alcoa is a manufacturer of aluminum products. Revenues are $25 billion. WPP is a global advertising and marketing services group. Revenues are $16 billion.
Northbrook, IL has added to its board: John W. Rowe
Chairman and CEO EXELON CORP. Chicago, IL
Bio Notes: He has led Exelon since its formation in 2000 through its merger of PECO Energy and the parent of Commonwealth Edison. He plans to retire in 2012, when Exelon will merge with Constellation Energy. In 2008 and 2009 he was named best electric utility CEO in America by Institutional Investor magazine. Also is a director of Northern Trust Co. Age 66.
Allstate is a personal property and casualty insurer. Revenues are $33 billion. Exelon is a public utility holding company. Revenues are $19 billion.
San Jose, CA has added to its board: Thomas H. Waechter
President and CEO JDS UNIPHASE, CORP. Milpitas, CA
Bio Notes: Prior to joining JDS Uniphase in 2007 he was COO at Harris Stratex Networks (now Aviat Networks Inc.), president and CEO at Stratex Neworks, president and CEO at REMEC Corp., and president and CEO of Spectrian Corp. He spent 14 years in a variety of global positions at Schlumberger Ltd.
Altera manufactures products for the semiconductor industry. Revenues are $2 billion. JDS designs products for the fiberoptics industry. Revenues are $2 billion.
ALTRIA GROUP INC.
Richmond, VA has added to its board: Kathryn B. McQuade
Executive Vice President and CFO CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY LTD. Canada
Bio Notes: In 2007 she joined Canadian Pacific as EVP and COO. She has served in her present position since 2008. She had spent 27 years in information technology, strategic planning, and finance leadership roles at Norfolk Southern Corp., most recently as EVP of planning and chief information officer.
Altria is the parent company of Philip Morris USA Inc. and other operations. Revenues are $17 billion. Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway. Revenues are $5 billion.
AMERICAN LEARNING CORPORATION
Jericho, NY has added to its board: Glenda Baskin
Glover Dean, College of Business JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY Jackson, MS
Bio Notes: Prior to joining Jackson State she was chair of the department of accounting at Howard University. Also is a director of First Guaranty Bancshares.
American Learning offers a comprehensive range of services to children with developmental delays and disabilities. Revenues are $3 million.
AMERICAN STATES WATER CO.
San Dimas, CA has added to its board: Sarah J. Anderson
Bio Notes: In 2008 she retired from a 24-year career with Ernst & Young, most recently as an assurance and advisory services partner.
American States provides water and electric service to customers in California. Revenues are S419 million.
St. Paul, MN has added to its board: Wendy Lynch
Co-Director, Center for Consumer Choice in Health Care ALTARUM INSTITUTE Ann Arbor, MI
Bio Notes: For nearly 20 years she has focused on the connection between employee health and business outcomes. She held faculty positions at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and in the School of Public Health at Yale. She has served as a senior scientist at Health Decisions International and as a principal and senior consultant at Mercer Human Resource Consulting. From 2006-2010 she was executive director of the Health as Human Capital Foundation, a nonpartisan think tank. Since 2002 she has also served as president of Lynch Consulting, which focuses on human capital management, health and productivity, and program evaluation.
Angeion is a provider of cardiorespiratory diagnostic systems. Revenues are $29 million. Altarum is a nonprofit health systems research and consulting organization.
APOLLO GROUP INC.
Phoenix, AZ has added to its board: Allen Weiss
Bio Notes: In 2011, following a nearly 40-year career, he retired as president of worldwide operations for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. He began his career as a cast member at Walt Disney World and had served as president of Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Apollo Group is in the higher education programming business. Revenues are $5 billion.
ARCH COAL INC.
St Louis, MO has added to its board: George C. Morris III
President MORRIS ENERGY ADVISORS INC. Houston, TX
Bio Notes: He served as a managing director at Merrill Lynch & Co. until his retirement in 2009. He was a managing director of investment banking at Petrie Parkman & Co. until its 2006 acquisition by Merrill Lynch.
Arch is a coal producer. Revenues are $4 billion. Morris is a boutique investment banking firm.
ARMS GROUP INC.
Suwanee, GA has added to its board: Andrew T. Heller
Vice Chairman TURNER BROADCASTING SYSTEM INC. Atlanta, GA
Bio Notes: Joined Turner Broadcasting in 1998, where he most recently was president of TBS's domestic distribution and previously was responsible for Turner Private Networks, including CNN Airport Network and Turner In-Flight Services. He had also served as assistant general counsel for Time Warner Cable and associate counsel and senior counsel, litigation, for HBO. In 2011 he was inducted into Broadcasting & Cable's Hall of Fame.
Arris Group is a global communications technology company. Revenues are $1 billion. Turner creates and programs branded news and entertainment for television and digital channels worldwide.
BILL BARRETT CORP.
Denver, CO has added to its board: Kevin 0. Meyers
Bio Notes: In 2010 he retired from ConocoPhillips, where he held a variety of positions, including SNIP of exploration and productions of the Americas and president of ConocoPhillips Canada. He previously spent 20 years with ARCO, including president of ARCO Alaska. He is a director of the World Energy Council and also a director of Denbury Resources Inc., Hornbeck Offshore Services Inc., and Precision Drilling Corp.
Bill Barrett explores for natural gas and oil in the Rocky Mountain region of the U.S. Revenues are 5784 million.
BIOCRYST PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
Durham, NC has added to its board: Nancy J. Hutson
Bio Notes: She retired in 2005 from Pfizer Inc., where she spent 25 years in research and leadership positions, most recently as SVP of global research and development. Also is a director of Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc.
BioCryst is a biotechnology company working in the areas of infectious and inflammatory diseases. Revenues are $31 million.
CAPITAL ONE FINANCIAL CORP.
McLean, VA has added to its board: Peter E. Raskind
Bio Notes: He served as chairman, president and CEO of National City Corp. until its 2008 merger with PNC Financial Services Group. He had joined National City in 2000 and was named president in 2006 and chairman and CEO in 2007. He previously spent 17 years with US Bancorp/First Bank System. His banking career began with Harris Bank. Currently he is a consultant to banks and private equity bank investors.
Capital One is a financial holding company. Revenues are $14...