Directors roster: a quarterly record of new director appointments.

Author:Kristie, James
Position::DIRECTORS & BOARDS' DIRECTORS ROSTER
 
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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 jkristie@directorsandboards.com.

Submissions of new directors and appointments are welcome from all sources, including executive recruiters, corporate communications staff, and directors themselves.

21ST CENTURY FOX INC.

New York, NY

has added to its board

Jeffrey Ubben

Chief Executive Officer

ValueAct Capital

San Francisco, CA

He is a founder and also serves as chief investment officer of ValueAct, which has more than $6 billion in assets under management. He formerly was chairman of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. and has served on a number of boards.

21st Century Fox is a diversified media company. Revenues are $29 billion.

3M CO.

St. Paul, MN

has added to its board

David B. Dillon

Chairman

KROGER CO.

Cincinnati, OH

He was named CEO of Kroger in 2003 and chairman in 2004.

3M produces products for the office, health care, highway safety, and abrasives and adhesives. Revenues are $31 billion.

New Directors July to September 2015 Companies adding new directors: 105 Number of new directors: 114 % of Category Number total Retired 27 24% Senior Officers 25 22 Chairman/CEOs 21 18 Finance 19 17 Consultants 8 7 Academia 6 5 Not for Profit 4 3 Legal 2 2 Miscellaneous 2 2 Total 114 100% Women 44 39% NOTE: The appointments published in the following pages are a selection of the new directors elected in the Third Quarter of 2015. ADVAXIS INC.

Princeton, NC

has added to its board

Tom Ridge

Ridge became the first Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in 2003, where he oversaw some 22 federal agencies and departments until he resigned in 2005. He was governor of Pennsylvania from 1995-2001.

Advaxis is a clinical stage biotechnology company focusing on cancer immunotherapies. Revenues are under $1 million.

AECOM

Los Angeles, CA

has added to its board

Janet C. Wolfenbarger

A 35-year veteran of the Air Force and the branch's first four-star female general, she commanded the Air Force Material Command (AFMC) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio, retiring in 2015. She was among the first female cadets accepted into the Air Force Academy and was commissioned in 1980.

AECOM is an engineering consulting company engaged in global infrastructure projects. Revenues are $13 billion.

AGF MANAGEMENT LTD.

Toronto, Ontario

has added to its board

Kathleen M. Camilli

Founder and Principal

Camilli Economics LLC

New York, NY

Before founding Camilli Economics in 2004, she was the U.S. economist at Credit Suisse Asset Management and chief economist at Tucker Anthony Sutro, where she was named one of the top forecasters in the U.S. for three years in a row by Business Week and The Wall Street Journal.

AGF Is a publicly owned investment manager providing services to institutional and private clients. Revenues are $457 million.

AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES INC.

Santa Clara, CA

has added to its board

Sue Rataj

She recently retired from global energy company BP PLC, where she served in numerous management positions, including chief executive-petrochemicals, located in Flong Kong.

Agilent operates in the life sciences, diagnostics and genomics, communications and electronic industries. Revenues are $7 billion.

AIR PRODUCTS & CHEMICALS INC.

Allentown, PA

has added to its board

Charles "Casey" Cogut

Senior M&A Counsel

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

New York, NY

He has been named a "Senior Statesman" in the practice areas of corporate M&A and private equity buyouts in Chambers Global and Chambers USA Guides, and "Deal Maker of the Year" by The American Lawyer. He is a member of the board of overseers of the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Air Products operates in technology, energy, healthcare, and industrial markets. Revenues are $10 billion.

ALLY FINANCIAL INC.

Detroit, M

has added to its board

Maureen Breakiron-Evans

Michael Steib

President and CEO

XO Group Inc.

New York, NY

Breakiron-Evans served as CFO of Towers Perrin, retiring in 2008. Previously she was VP and general auditor of Cigna Corp. She is a director of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. and Heartland Payment Systems. Steib has been in his current position since 2013. Previously he was CEO of Vente-Privee USA, an ecommerce venture backed by American Express and the world's largest private sales site.

Ally, previously GMAC Financial, provides automotive financing products and other financial services. Assets are $7 billion.

AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL GROUP INC.

New York, NY

has added to its board

Linda A. Mills

During 12 years with Northrop Grumman, she held a number of senior executive positions, retiring as corporate VP of operations in early 2015. She was named one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business by Fortune magazine in 2013. She serves on the board of Navient Corp.

AIG is an international insurance and financial services company. Revenues are $63 billion.

AMERISOURCEBERGEN CORP.

Chesterbrook, PA

has added to its board

D. Mark Durcan

Chief Executive Officer

Micron Technology inc.

Boise, ID

In present position since 2012. Throughout his career at Micron he has been a primary driver of many acquisitions and strategic partnerships. Micron was named one of Thomson Reuters top 100 global innovators in 2012 and 2013.

AmerisourceBergen distributes pharmaceutical products. Revenues are $132 billion.

AMGEN INC.

Thousand Oaks, CA

has added to its board

Fred Hassan

Partner and Managing Director

WARBURG PINCUS

New York, NY

He joined the firm in 2009 and is in his current position since 2011. Previously he was chairman of the board and CEO of Schering-Plough Corp. and chairman, president and CEO of Pharmacia Corp. He is a director of Time Warner Inc.

Amgen is a biotechnology company operating in oncology, cardiovascular, and other areas of medicine. Revenues are $21 billion.

ANIXTER INTERNATIONAL INC.

Glenview, IL

has added to its board

Valarie L. Sheppard

SVP, Comptroller and Treasurer

Procter & Gamble Co.

Cincinnati, OH

She is in her current position since 2005. She has held various financial leadership positions at P&G since 1986, including foreign assignments in Asia and Europe. She is board chair of the Cincinnati Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.

Anixter is a distributor of communications and security products. Revenues are $7 billion.

AT&T INC.

Dallax, TX

has added to its board

Samuel DiPiazza Jr.

From 2011 to 2014 he served as vice chairman of Citigroup's Institutional Clients Group. In 2009 he retired as global CEO of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Ltd., where he spent a 36-year career. He is chairman of the board of trustees of the Mayo Clinic.

AT&T provides wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. Revenues are $131 billion.

BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC.

Deerfield, IL

has added to its board

Munib Islam

Partner

Third point LLC

New York, NY

He was appointed to Baxter's board as part of an agreement with Third Point. He joined Third Point in 2011 and is the head of equities research. Previously he was a managing director and portfolio manager of Highbridge's European Value Equities Fund.

Baxter is a global healthcare company. Revenues are $16 billion.

BELDEN INC.

St. Louis, MO

has added to its board

Jonathan Klein

Chief Executive Officer

Tapp Media LLC

Mt. Kisco, NY

He co-founded TAPP, a subscription video platform for content channels built around special interests and celebrity personalities, in 2013. He was EVP of CBS News and later president of CNN in the U.S.

Belden manufactures products for data networking and other electronics markets. Revenues are $2 billion.

BEST BUY CO. INC.

Richfield, MN

has added to its board

Karen McLoughlin

Chief Financial Officer

Cognizant Technology Solutions

Teaneck, NJ

She joined Cognizant in 2003 and has been CFO since 2012.

Best Buy is a retailer of electronics and appliances. Revenues are $40 billion.

BLACKROCK INC.

New York, NY

has added to its board

Gordon M. Nixon

He retired as CEO of Royal Bank of Canada in 2014. He began his career in 1979 at Dominion Securities in Toronto which was acquired by RBC in 1987. He is the recipient of Canada's Outstanding CEO of the Year Award and twice been included on Barron's list of the World's Best CEOs.

BlackRock is an investment management company. Revenues are $11 billion.

BOEING CO.

Chicago, IL

has added to its board

Lynn Good

She served as CFO at Cinergy Corp. prior to its 2006 merger with Duke Power. She previously was with Deloitte & Touche LLP. From 1981-2002 she held numerous senior positions with Arthur Andersen and was named a partner in 1992.

Boeing develops aerospace and electronics industry products. Revenues are $95 billion.

BOSTON PRIVATE FINANCIAL HOLDINGS INC.

Boston, MA

has added to its board

Lizabeth H. Zlatkus

President

LHZ Insights LLC

Glastonbury, CT

In her current position since 2012. She previously spent 28 years with The Hartford Financial Services Group where she held many executive leadership positions, including CFO and chief risk officer as well as co-COO of Hartford Life Insurance Companies.

Boston Private is a wealth management firm. Revenues are $338 million.

BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORP.

Marlborough, MA

has added to its board

Donna James

President and Managing Director

Larson & Associates

Columbus, OH

She has been in her current position at Lardon & Associates since 2006. She previously was president of Nationwide Strategic Investments, a division of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. She is a director of Time Warner Cable, L-Brands Inc., and Marathon Petroleum Inc.

Boston Scientific manufactures medical devices. Revenues are $7 billion.

CABOT MICROELECTRONICS CORP.

Aurora, IL

has added to its board

Geoffrey Wild

He was CEO of AZ Electronic Materials until his retirement in April 2015. Previously he was president and CEO of Cascade...

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