Directors roster: a quarterly record of new director appointments.


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Sunnyvale, CA

has added to its board

John W. Marren

He retired from Texas Pacific Group (TPG) Capital in 2015 after spending 16 years as senior partner and head of technology investments. Previously, he was managing director and co-head of the Technology Investment Banking Group at Morgan Stanley, and managing director at Alex, Brown and Sons.

Advanced Micro designs and sells microprocessors for desktop PCs, servers, and other equipment. Revenues are $4 billion.


Columbus, GA

has added to its board

Karole F. Lloyd

Southeast Managing Partner

Ernst & Young

Atlanta, GA

Since 2009, she has served as vice chair and Southeast Regional managing partner for Ernst & Young. For the past seven years, she has also served on Ernst & Young's U.S. Executive Board, Americas Executive Board, and Global Practice Group.

Aflac provides supplemental health and life insurance products. Revenues are $22 billion.


Berwyn, PA

has added to its board

Thomas A. Amato

President & CEO

TriMas Corporation

Bloomfield Hills, MI

In his current position since 2016, he has more than 25 years of broad industrial experience. He recently served as CEO and president of Metaldyne LLC, and as CEO for notable private equity firms, including The Carlyle Group and American Securities.

Ametek manufactures electronic instruments and electric motors. Revenues are $4 billion.


Thousand Oaks, CA

has added to its board

Charles M. Holley Jr.

He was EVP and CFO for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. from 2010 through 2016 before retiring. He was EVP, finance and treasurI er, and served in various roles in Wal-Mart International from 1994 through 2002.

Amgen is a biotechnology company operating in oncology, cardiovascular, and other areas of medicine. Revenues are $23 billion.


Norwood, MA

has added to its board

Mark M. Little

From 2005 until his retirement in 2015, he was SVP, GE Global Research and chief technology officer of General Electric Co. He joined GE in 1978, and during his 37-year career, held management positions in engineering and business as well as leading several multi-billion dollar business units including GE Energy's power-generation segment.

Analog designs and manufactures integrated circuits. Revenues are $4 billion.


Philadelphia, PA

has added to its board

Patricia B. Morrison

Exec. VP & Chief Information Officer

Cardinal Health Inc.

Dublin, OH

She has been in her present position since 2009. Previously was EVP and chief information officer for Motorola Solutions Inc. and Office Depot Inc., and served as chief information officer for Quaker Oats Co. Also held senior positions with PepsiCo Inc., General Electric Co., and Procter & Gamble Co.

Aramark is a privately held provider of food services, facilities management, and uniform and career apparel. Revenues are $14 billion.


New York, NY

has added to its hoard

David P. Hess

He retired as EVP and chief customer officer of Aerospace for United Technologies Corp. He served as president of Pratt & Whitney Co. Inc. from 2009 to 2014 after four years as president of Hamilton Sundstrand, the United Technologies business where he began his professional career in 1979.

Arconic provides lightweight metals of aluminum, titanium and nickel. Revenues are $12 billion.


Dallas, TX

has added to its board

Lawrence A. Cunningham

Research Professor of Law

George Washington University

Washington, DC

Cunningham is an authority on corporate governance, corporate culture and corporate law, teaches business-related courses spanning these fields, and has written dozens of books and articles. Before joining GWU in 2007, he taught at Boston College Law School as associate dean for Academic Affairs.

Daniel B. Silvers

Founder & Managing Member

Matthews Lane Capital Partners LLC

New York, NY

Silvers is in his current position since mid 2015, was president of SpringOwl Asset Management LLC from 2009 until 2015. Previously, served as president ofWestern Liberty Bancorp, and Fortress Investment Group. Both were appointed to the Board in accordance with the settlement agreement with Sessa Capital L.P.

Ashford Hospitality Prime is a real estate investment trust. Revenues are $403 million.


Glendale, CA

has added to its board

Andres A. Lopez


Owens-Illinois Inc.

Perrysburg, OH

He joined Owens-Illinois in 1986 in Colombia and held several leadership positions, including global VP of manufacturing and engineering. From 2009-2014, he served as president of O-I South America, named president of O-I Americas in 2014, and named CEO of Owens-Illinois in 2016.

Avery Dennison provides office and consumer products and retail information services. Revenues are $6 billion.


Deerfield, IL

has added to its board

Stephen N. Oesterle

Currently a venture partner with New Enterprise Associates, a global venture capital firm investing in technology and health care, he acts as a strategic advisor to investment firms EQT and Temasek Holdings. Previously, he was SVP for Medicine and Technology at Medtronic, Inc.

Baxter is a global healthcare company. Revenues are $10 billion.


Pleasanton, CA

has added to its board

Thomas Barnds

Managing Director & Founding Partner


Menlo Park, CA

He has been with Accel-KKR since 2000. Previously, he was a managing director at Nassau Capital, a private equity firm engaged in investing Princeton University's endowment, and ran Business Development at McGaw Inc.

Blackhawk provides a range of prepaid gift, telecom and debit cards in physical and electronic forms. Revenues are $2 billion.


Auburn Hills, MI

has added to its board

Roger A. Krone

Chairman & CEO

Leidos Holdings Inc.

Reston, VA

In his current position since 2014, he previously was president of Network & Space Systems for The Boeing Co. In 1992, he joined McDonnell Douglas Corp., serving as director of financial planning, VP and treasurer after a 14-year career at General Dynamics. He was chairman of the board of the United Launch Alliance, a joint venture between Boeing and Lockheed Martin that helps carry weather, telecommunications and national security satillites to space.

BorgWarner is a worldwide provider of engineered components and systems for vehicle powertrain applications. Revenues are $9 billion.


New York, NY

has added to its board

Robert Bertolini

Bertolini was president and CFO of Bausch & Lomb, and served as EVP and CFO of Schering-Plough Corp. He previously spent a 20-year career at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he led the global pharmaceutical industry practice.

Theodore R. Samuels

Samuels was president of Capital Guardian & Trust Co., and a former global equity portfolio manager at Capital Group, retiring in 2010. He is a director at Perrigo Co. pic, and Matthew W Emmens, former president and CEO ofVertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Shire pic, was also appointed to the Bristol Myers Squibb Board.

Bristol-Myers is a biopharmaceutical company. Revenues are $19 billion.


Irving, TX

has added to its board

Bennie W. Fowler

Group VP Quality, New Model Launch

Ford Motor Co..

Detroit, MI

Fowler has been group VP of Global Quality and New Model Launch at Ford since 2010. With more than 38 years experience in the automotive industry, he has held key leadership positions in the heart of Ford's business operations, joining the company in 1990 by way of Chrysler Corp. and General Motors.

David C. Parry

Parry was vice chairman of Illinois Tool Works Inc. since 2010, retiring in early 2017. He joined ITW in 1994 as general manager of the Devcon business, and served in various executive roles including EVP of Global Polymers and Fluids Business.

Celanese is a chemical products company. Revenues are $6 billion.


N. Kansas City, MO

has added to its board

Julie L. Gerberding

EVP for Strategic Communications

Merck & Co. Inc.

Kenilworth, NJ

Assumed her current role as EVP for strategic communications, global public policy and population health in 2015 after serving as president of Merck Vaccines since 2010. Previously, she was director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Contol & Prevention (CDC).

Cerner provides health care information technology, devices, hardware and content solutions. Revenues are $5 billion.


Houston, TX

has added to its board

Jim D. Deidiker

He retired as SVP and chief accounting officer of Calpine Corp. in mid 2015, and currently is a consultant to the company. Previously, he served as VP and controller ofTexas Genco LLC, and managing director and VP of Administration of AEP Energy Services Inc.

Cheniere is engaged in the liquefied gas-related business. Revenues are $1 billion.


Livingston, NJ

has added to its board

Dorene Dominguez

Chairwoman & CEO

Vanir Group of Companies Inc.

Sacramento, CA

In her current position since 2011, she also is the founder of Vanir Foundation, whose philanthropic commitments focus on financial literacy, adoption of schools, and health-related concerns. She sits on the board of the University of Southern California, Lusk Center for Real Estate, and is a minority owner of the NBA Sacramento Kings.

CIT is a commercial and consumer finance company and the holding company for IT Bank. Revenues are $2 billion.


Oakland, CA

has added to its board

Russell J. Weiner


Domino's Pizza Inc.

Ann Arbor, MI


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