Directors roster: a quarterly record of new director appointments sponsored by Spencer Stuart.

 
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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 Spencer Stuart. Please forward your directors appointments to mporter@directorsandboards.com. Submissions of new directors and appointments are welcome from all sources, including executive recruiters, corporate communications staffs, and directors themselves.

3COM CORP.

Marlborough, MA

has added to its board:

Julie St. John

EVP and Chief Information Officer

Enterprise Systems and Operations

FANNIE MAE

Washington, DC

Bio Notes: In present position since March 2004. Joined Fannie Mae in 1990 and has held several technology positions at the company. Age 52.

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3Com provides voice and data networking products. Revenues are $700 million. Fannie Mae is a financial services and mortgage financing company. Revenues are $54 billion.

A.C. MOORE ARTS & CRAFTS INC.

Blackwood, NJ

has added to its board:

Michael J. Joyce

Bio Notes: Retired in 2004 as managing partner of the New England office of Deloitte & Touche LLP. Joined the predecessor firm of Deloitte in 1967 and became an accounting and auditing partner in 1975.

A.C. Moore operates arts and craft stores. Revenues are $453 million.

AAR CORP.

Wood Dale, IL

has added to its board:

Ronald Woodard

Chairman

MAGNADRIVE CORP.

Bellevue, WA

Bio Notes: Co-founded MagnaDrive in 1999. Previously served for 32 years at Boeing Co., where he held numerous positions, including president of deHavilland Aircraft, VP and general manager of the Renton division, and VP and general manager of the materials division. Also is a director of Continental Airlines Inc. and Coinstar Inc.

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AAR provides services to the aerospace/aviation industry. Revenues are $620 million. MagnaDrive manufactures magnetic power transfer technology to improve the efficiency of motor engines. It is privately held.

ACE CASH EXPRESS INC.

Irving, TX

has added to its board:

Robert Allyn

President and CEO ALLYN & CO. Dallas, TX

Bio Notes: Founded Allyn & Co. in 1982. The agency serves Fortune 500 corporations, industry groups, governmental agencies, and political organizations in the U.S., Mexico, the Caribbean, and Asia.

ACE provides check cashing and bill payment services. Revenues are $242 million Allyn, a unit of Fleishman-Hillard Inc., is a public relations, advertising, public affairs, and political media firm.

ADVANCE AUTO PARTS INC.

Roanoke, VA

has added to its board:

Darren R. Jackson

Executive Vice President of Finance and CFO

BEST BUY CO.

Richfield, MN

Bio Notes: In present position since 2001. Joined Best Buy in 2000. Previously was VP and CFO of Nordstrom Inc. Held various senior positions, including CFO, at Carson Pirie Scott & Co. Began his career at KPMG Peat Marwick. In 2001 was recognized as one of Minneapolis' top 40 executives under 40 and was named as one of the top 20 young CFOs by CFO magazine.

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Advance Auto is a retailer of automotive parts and products. Revenues are $4 billion. Best Buy is a retailer of consumer electronic products. Revenues are $25 billion.

ADVANCED ENERGY

Fort Collins, CO

has added to its board:

Hanz-Georg Betz

CEO

WEST STEAG PARTNERS GMBH

GERMANY

Barry Z. Posner

Dean

Leavey School of Business

SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY

Santa Clara, CA

Bio Notes: Betz has more than 30 years of management experience in the electronics industry. Previously was CEO at STEAG Electronic System AG and a managing director at Leybold AG. Age 58. Posner, who specializes in organizational behavior and leadership theory, has been in his present position since 1997. Professor of management and leadership at Santa Clara University since 1976. Co-author of the award-winning leadership book The Leadership Challenge: How to Keep Getting Extraordinary Things Done in Organizations. Age 55.

Advanced Energy manufactures technology products in the areas of power and flow control, thermal instrumentation, and temperature control. Revenues are $365 million. West STEAG is a venture capital company focused on the high-technology industry.

AIRNET COMMUNICATIONS CORP.

Melbourne, FL

has added to its board:

Ronald W. White

Bio Notes: Consultant and private investor since 2002. From 1997-2002 was partner at Argo Global Capital, a venture capital firm. From 1983-2002 was partner at Advanced Technology Development Fund, also a venture capital firm. Also is a director of NMS Communications Corp.

AirNet manufactures wireless base stations and telecommunications equipment. Revenues are $18 million.

ALLIED MOTION TECHNOLOGIES INC.

Englewood, CO

has added to its board:

Michel Robert

Founder

DECISION PROCESS INTERNATIONAL

Bio Notes: Founded Decision Process in 1980. Author of several books on management strategy, including Strategic Thinking Pure and Simple.

Allied Motion manufactures motion control products. Revenues are $47 million. Decision Process is management and strategy consulting firm.

ALLIED WASTE INDUSTRIES INC.

Scottsdale, AZ

has added to its board:

Charles H. Cotros

Bio Notes: Retired from Sysco Corp. in 2002 after a 43-year career in the food service distribution industry. Begin his career with his family's business, Tri-State General Food Supply, in 1960. The company merged with Sysco in 1974; he became chairman and CEO of Sysco in 2000. Also is a director of AmerisourceBergen Corp. and Riviana Foods Inc. Age 66.

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Allied Waste provides collection, recycling, and disposal services. Revenues are $5 billion.

AMAZON.COM

Seattle, WA

has added to its board:

John Seely Brown

Bio Notes: Formerly the chief scientist of Xerox Corp. and director of the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center. Also is a director of Corning, Varian Medical Systems, and Polycom Worldwide.

Amazon.com is an online market. Revenues are $6 billion.

AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER

Columbus, OH

has added to its board:

Lionel Nowell

SVP and Treasurer

PEPSICO INC.

Purchase, NY

Bio Notes: In present position since 2001. Previously held senior finance positions with RJR Nabisco Inc. From 1991-1998 held positions in finance at Diageo PLC, where he became CFO of its Pillsbury North America unit. Also is a director of Church & Dwight Co. Age 49.

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American Electric is an electric utility and power company. Revenues are $14 billion. Pepsi is a beverage company. Revenues are $27 billion.

AMERICAN STANDARD COMPANIES INC.

Piscataway, NJ

has added to its board:

Paul J. Curlander

Chairman and CEO

LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL INC.

Lexington, KY

Bio Notes: Has worked for Lexmark since its formation in 1991. Was named CEO in 1998 and chairman in 1999. Formerly spent 17 years with IBM in various product development and management positions. Age 51.

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American Standard manufactures air conditioning systems, plumbing products, and vehicle control systems. Lexmark manufactures printers. Revenues are $4 billion.

ANALEX CORP.

Alexandria, VA

has added to its board:

Keith Kellogg

Senior Vice President

Homeland Security Solutions

ORACLE CORP.

Redwood Shores, CA

Bio Notes: Retired after a 32-year career in the U.S. Army as a Lieutenant General. In present position since 2003. From 2003 to March 2004 took leave from Oracle to serve the U.S. government as COO of the Coalition Provisional Authority in Baghdad, Iraq. Military tours included leadership positions in Special Operations and conventional forces. Served as commander of the 82nd Airborne Division and worked for the Joint Chiefs of Staff as director for all computing and communications for U.S. forces. Also is a director of GTSI Corp.

Analex provides intelligence, systems engineering, and security services. Revenues are $60 million. Oracle manufactures e-commerce software. Revenues are $9 billion.

APPLIED FILMS CORP.

Longmont, CO

has added to its board:

Gerald J. Laber

Bio Notes: Spent more than 33 years at Arthur Andersen LLP, including more than 20 years as an audit partner with extensive experience in auditing public companies and handling financial statement disclosure and accounting matters. Also is a director of SpectraLink, Healthetech Inc., Centennial Specialty Foods, and Scott's Liquid Gold Inc.

Applied Films manufactures thin film deposition equipment. Revenues are $228 million.

ARCH CHEMICALS

Norwalk, CT

has added to its board:

Daniel S. Sanders

President

EXXONMOBIL CHEMICAL CO.

Houston, TX

Bio Notes: In present position since 1999, when Exxon Corp. merged with Mobil Corp. Joined Exxon Corp. as an engineer in its refinery unit. Later held positions of increasing responsibility with Exxon's chemical business, including planning manager, EVP of its American chemical unit, and president of its Asian-Pacific chemical unit. Named EVP of Exxon Chemical in 1998.

Arch is a specialty chemicals company. Revenues are $1 billion.

ATMOS ENERGY CORP.

Dallas, TX

has added to its board:

Nancy K. Quinn

Bio Notes: Co-founder and principal of Hanover Capital LLC, a financial and strategic consulting firm to the energy, utility, and natural resources industries, since 1996. Previously served as a limited partner and executive director of Beacon Group, where she focused on private equity transactions and M & A in the energy industry. Also worked for 14 years for Kidder, Peabody & Co. and PaineWebber Inc., after its acquisition of Kidder.

Atmos is a natural gas distributor. Revenues are $3 billion.

BARD INC.

Murray Hills, NJ

has added to its board:

Gail K. Naughton

Dean

College of Business Administration

SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY

San Diego, CA

Bio Notes: In present position since 2002. Previously served for more than 15 years at Advanced Tissue Sciences Inc., where she was co-founder and chief scientific officer.

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Bard manufactures health care and surgical products. Revenues are $1.5 billion.

BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC.

Deerfield, IL

has added to its board:

Albert P.L. Stroucken

Chairman, President...

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