Directors Roster: a quarterly record of new director appointments.

Author:McCarthy, Kelly

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

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


Wood Dale, IL

has added to its board:

Peter Pace

Bio Notes: Following a 40-year career in the U.S. Marine Corps he retired as the 16th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, which he served from 2005-2007. In 2008, Gen. Pace was presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He currently serves on the Secretary of Defense's Defense Policy Board.

AAR provides products and services to the global aerospace and government defense industries. Revenues are $2 billion.


Seattle, WA

has added to its board:

Marion C. Blakey

President and CEO


Arlington, VA

Bio Notes: She joined Aerospace Industries Association in 2007. She previously was administrator of the Federal Aviation Administratio and had also served as chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board. From 1992-1993 she was the administrator of the Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In addition, she has held key positions at the Department of Commerce, Department of Education, National Endowment for the Humanities, and the White House. She currently serves on the board of the NASA Advisory Council.


Alaska Air is the parent company of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air Industries. Revenues are $4 billion. AIA, founded in 1919, represents aerospace and defense manufacturers.


Richmond, VA

has added to its board:

William H. Hernandez

Bio Notes: He retired as SVP of finance and CFO of PPG Industries Inc., which he joined in 1990. He previously spent 16 years in management positions at BorgWarner Corp. He was recognized by Institutional Investor magazine as one of "America's Best CFOs." He began his career as a financial analyst for Ford Motor Co. Also is a director of Eastman Kodak Co., Black Box Corp., and USG Corp.


Albemarle develops specialty chemicals for consumer electronics. Revenues are $2 billion.


Cambridge, MA

has added to its board:

Marsha H. Fanucci

Bio Notes: From 2004-2008 she served as SVP and CFO of Millennium Pharmaceuticals Inc., which was acquired by Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. She previously was VP of corporate development and strategy at Genzyme Corp. From 1987-1998 she worked as a pharmaceutical consultant for Arthur D. Little Inc. Also is a director of Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Alnylam is a biotechnology company. Revenues are $105 million.

New Directors

October - December 2010


Cupertino, CA has added to its board:

Ronald D. Sugar

Senior Advisor


Los Angeles, CA

Bio Notes: From 2003 until his retirement in 2010 he was chairman and CEO of Northrop Grumman Corp. He previously held senior positions at Litton Industries and TRW Inc., where he served as CFO. Also is a director of Chevron Corp., Amgen Inc., and Air Lease Corp.

Apple markets personal computers and related software and services. Revenues are $76 billion. Ares is a private investment firm.


Melville, NY has added to its board:

Philip K. Asherman

President and CEO


The Netherlands

Andrew C. Kerin

Executive Vice President


Philadelphia, PA

Bio Notes: Asherman joined Chicago Bridge & Iron in 2001 as a senior executive in Amsterdam, was promoted EVP that same year, and elected to his present position in 2006. He previously held senior positions at Fluor Daniel Mining & Minerals, including president of the company's mining and minerals operating group in addition to serving in numerous regional executive positions in Europe, South America, and Asia. He began his career at Shell Oil. Kerin (pictured) joined Aramark in 1995, where he also serves as group president, global food, hospitality, and facility services. He previously was VP at Ogden Corp., where he headed up strategic planning and its North American education business.


Arrow is a distributor of electronic components and computer products. Revenues are $18 billion. Chicago Bridge is a global engineering, procurement, and construction company which has its global administrative offices in The Woodlands, Tex. Revenues are $4 billion. Aramark is a privately held provider of food services, facilities management, and uniform and career apparel. Revenues are $13 billion.


Watertown, MA

has added to its board:

David E. Robinson

Bio Notes: He most recently served as an executive adviser to Athenahealth, where from 2009-2010 he was the company's COO. He previously held senior positions at SunGard Data Systems, including president of SunGard Investment Systems and group CEO.

Athenahealth provides business services for physician practices. Revenues are $231 million.


Charlotte, NC

has added to its board:

Larry L. Weyers

Bio Notes: He recently retired as chairman of Integrys Energy Group Inc., where from 1998-2008 he served as CEO. He previously held management positions at Commonwealth Edison in Chicago. He also held senior positions at Wisconsin Public Services, including COO and CEO.

Babcock is a provider of clean energy technology and services. Revenues are $3 billion.


Shelton, CT

has added to its board:

Paul J. Griswold

Bio Notes: From 2007-2009 he was CEO of Havelis-Sylvania Group, a global electrical and lighting company. He previously was CEO of SLK Holdings, a manufacturer of lamps and lighting fixtures. He also held senior positions at Paxar Corp., a provider of tracking solutions to the retail and apparel manufacturing industries, where from 2001-2003 he served as CEO. Age 58.

Baldwin provides process automation technology for the printing and publishing industries. Revenues are $154 million.


Winston-Salem, NC has added to its board:

Valeria Lynch Lee

Bio Notes: She most recently was CEO of Applied Behavioral Concepts Mental Health Services for Families, serving counties in North Carolina. She also was the first president of Golden L.E.A.F. (Long-Term Public Economic Advance Foundation), an organization created in 1999 to develop a more diverse economy in North Carolina. Age 68.

BB&T is a financial services holding company. Revenues are $9 billion.


Franklin Lakes, NJ

has added to its board:

Christopher Jones

Bio Notes: Following a 24-year career he retired in 2001 from ad agency JWT Worldwide, where he was responsible for leading the company's U.K. business and was president of global clients prior to being appointed CEO. He currently is nonexecutive chairman of Results International Group, a corporate finance and strategy adviser to the global marketing communications industry. Age 55.

Becton Dickinson is a global medical technology company. Revenues are $7 billion.


New York, NY has added to its board:

Denise Seegal

Global Consultant


New York, NY

Bio Notes: She operates Denise Seegal Associates, a consulting firm focused on the development and expansion strategies of global lifestyle brands. From 2004-2008 she was president and CEO of VF Corp.'s VF Sportswear Coalition unit. She also was president and CEO of Sweetface Fashion Co., president of Liz Claiborne Inc., and president of CK Calvin Klein. She formerly was founding president of DKNY and EVP of Ralph Lauren Womenswear.

Bluefly is an Internet retailer of women's and men's clothing. Revenues are $87 million. Financo is a consulting firm serving major retailers and consumer product companies.


Chicago, IL

has added to its board:

Edward M. Liddy

Ronald A. Williams



Hartford, CT

Bio Notes: Liddy (pictured) served as interim chairman and CEO of American International Group Inc. (AIG) during the financial crisis from 2008 to 2009 at the request of then U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson. He previously held leadership roles at Allstate Corp., serving as CEO from 1999 to 2006 and as chairman from 1999 to 2008. He rejoined investment firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in 2010 as a partner (he first joined the firm in 2008 upon retiring from Allstate). He previously served on the Boeing board from 2007 until 2008 when he assumed his role at AIG. Also is a director of 3M Co. Williams joined Aetna in 2001 as EVP and chief of health operations, serving as president from 2002-2007 and chairman and CEO from 2006-2010. He previously held senior positions at WellPoint Health Networks Inc. and Control Data Corp. He was co-founder and SVP of Vista Health Corp. and president and co-founder of Integrative Systems. He serves on the Connecticut Science Center Board and is a director of American Express Co. Age 61.


Boeing develops aircraft and other aerospace and electronics industry products. Revenues are $66 billion. Aetna is a diversified health care benefits company. Revenues are $34 billion.


Natick, MA has added to its board:

Kristina M. Johnson

Under Secretary for Energy


Washington, DC

Bio Notes: Prior to her appointment as Under Secretary in 2009 she was the provost and SVP for academic affairs at Johns Hopkins University. From 1999-2007 she served as dean of the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University. She also was a professor in the electrical and computer engineering department at the University of Colorado-Boulder. Her numerous awards include the prestigious John Fritz Medal (previous recipients include Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas...

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