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 kmccarthy@directorsandboards.com.

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

ABERCROMBIE & FITCH CO.

New Albany, OH

has added to its board:

Daniel J. Brestle

Chief Operating Officer

ESTEE LAUDER INC.

New York, NY

Bio Notes: Has spent a 27-year career at Estee Lauder, where he began his career as a distribution and plant manager. He went on to hold various management positions at the company, and in 2001 was appointed group president. He assumed his present position earlier this year.

Abercrombie & Fitch is a specialty retailer of casual apparel. Revenues are $2 billion. Estee Lauder is an international cosmetics company. Revenues are $6 billion.

ADVOCAT INC.

Franklin, TN

has added to its board:

Robert Z. Hensley

Director

NASHVILLE CAPITAL NETWORK

Nashville, TN

Bio Notes: Principal owner of numerous private publishing and real estate development companies. Previously was an audit partner at Ernst & Young and Arthur Andersen.

Advocat provides long-term care services to nursing home patients and residents of assisted living facilities. Revenues are $206 million. Nashville Capital Network is a privately held firm providing entrepreneurial and seed capital financing.

ALBERTSON'S INC.

Boise, ID

has added to its board:

Wayne C. Sales

President and CEO

CANADIAN TIRE CORP. LTD.

Toronto, Ontario

Bio Notes: Has more than 35 years of retail industry experience. Joined Canadian Tire in 1991. Previously held senior positions in marketing, merchandising, and operations with Kmart Corp. Age 56.

Albertson's is a food and drug retailing chain. Revenues are $41 billion. Canadian Tire is an $8 billion company operating in retail, financial services, and petroleum.

ALCOA INC.

Pittsburgh, PA

has added to its board:

James W. Owens

Chairman and CEO

CATERPILLAR INC.

Peoria, IL

Bio Notes: In present position since 2004. Has held various senior positions in a 33-year career with Caterpillar, including corporate VP, CFO, and group president for 13 of the company's 25 divisions. Age 59.

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Alcoa is a manufacturer of aluminum products. Revenues are $24 billion. Caterpillar manufactures construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, and industrial turbines. Revenues are $32 billion.

AMERICAN LOCKER GROUP INC.

Jamestown, NY

has added to its board:

James Vanasek

Principal

VN CAPITAL MANAGMENT LLC

New York, NY

Bio Notes: In present position since 2002. Previously was an investment banking associate at JP Morgan.

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American Locker sells lockers and related products. Revenues are $49 million. VN Capital is a New York-based hedge fund.

AROTECH CORP.

Auburn, AL

has added to its board:

Seymour Jones

Clinical Professor of Accounting

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY STERN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

New York, NY

Bio Notes: Has been a professor at Stern since 1995. Primary fields of research are audit committees, entrepreneurship, financial reporting, and fraud. Author of numerous books, including Conflict of Interest, The Coopers & Lybrand Guide to Growing Your Business, The Emerging Business, and The Banker's Guide to Audit Reports and Financial Statements. Formerly was a senior partner at Coopers & Lybrand.

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Arotech provides defense and security products. Revenues are $53 million.

BEAZER HOMES USA INC.

Atlanta, GA

has added to its board:

Peter G. Leemputte

Senior Vice President and CFO

BRUNSWICK CORP.

Lake Forest, IL

Bio Notes: Joined Brunswick in 2001 as VP and controller. Promoted to current position in 2003. Previously was EVP and chief financial and administrative officer of Chicago Title Corp. Also served as VP with Mercer Management Consulting; held senior financial roles with Armco Inc., FMC Corp., and BP Amoco; and was a product development engineer with Procter & Gamble Co.

Beazer is a homebuilder. Revenues are $4 billion. Brunswick manufactures and markets leisure products including pleasure boats, bowling and billiards products, and fitness equipment. Revenues are $6 billion.

BLACKROCK INC.

New York, NY

has added to its board:

Kenneth B. Dunn

Dean and Professor of Financial Economics

CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY

DAVID A. TEPPER SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Pittsburgh, PA

Bio Notes: Previously held senior positions at Morgan Stanley, including director of investment management and co-director of its U.S. core fixed income and mortgage teams. Formerly served in senior management roles with Miller Anderson & Sherrerd, prior to its acquisition by Morgan Stanley.

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BlackRock is an investment management company. Revenues are $881 million.

BLUEFLY INC.

New York, NY

has added to its board:

Ann Jackson

Partner

RIPPELWOOD HOLDINGS LLC

New York, NY

Bio Notes: Previously spent a 23-year career with Time Inc., where she served as group president of Real Simple, Parenting, Essence, and InStyle magazines, and also served as publisher of InStyle. Also held senior finance positions for Time-Life Books in Europe, and served as business manager for Money magazine and general manager for Sports Illustrated and People.

Bluefly is an Internet retailer. Revenues are $46 million. Rippelwood is a private equity investment firm.

BOMBAY COMPANY INC.

Fort Worth, TX

has added to its board:

Bruce A. Quinnell

Chairman

HOT TOPIC INC.

City of Industry, CA

Bio Notes: A private business consultant. Has extensive experience in specialty retailing. Held various management positions at Borders Group Inc., including vice chairman and, from 1997-1999, president and COO. Previously was EVP and chief administrative officer of Pace Membership Warehouse, and as VP and CFO of Dollar General Corp. Also serves as chairman of Zoom Systems Inc. Age 56.

Bombay designs and markets a line of home accessories, wall decor, and furniture through its nearly 500 retail outlets, specialty catalogs, and the Internet. Revenues are $575 million. Hot Topic is a mall-based specialty retailer. Revenues are $678 million.

BUCKEYE TECHNOLOGIES INC.

Memphis, TN

has added to its board:

Lewis Holland

President

HENRY TURLEY CO.

Memphis, TN

Bio Notes: Retired in 2001 from National Commerce Bankcorporation, where he had served as vice chairman and CFO. Formerly was a partner with Ernst & Young in charge of its Memphis audit staff.

Buckeye manufactures specialty fibers and nonwoven materials. Revenues are $713 million. Henry Turley is a privately held real estate company specializing in the development of urban communities.

C.H. ROBINSON WORLDWIDE INC.

Eden Prairie, MN

has added to its board:

Kenneth E. Keiser

President and COO

PEPSIAMERICAS INC.

Rolling Meadows, IL

Bio Notes: In present position since 1998. Former president and COO of Delta Beverage Co., which merged with PepsiAmericas in 1998. Previously spent a 14-year career with the PepsiCola Bottling Group, where he held various senior positions. Age 54.

C.H. Robinson provides multimodal transportation services. Revenues are $5 billion. PepsiAmericas distributes beverage products, and is the second-largest Pepsi bottler.

CELSION CORP.

Columbia, MD

has added to its board:

Gregory Weaver

Vice President and CFO

NASTECH PHARMACEUTICAL CO.

Bothell, WA

Bio Notes: From 1999-2002 was CFO of Ilex Oncology Inc., a cancer drug development company. From 1996-1998 served as CFO of medical device manufacturer Prism Technologies. A certified public accountant, he began his career at Arthur Andersen. Age 49.

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Celsion is a biotechnology company engaged in the medical treatment of breast cancer. Revenues are $4 million. Nastech is focused on a molecular biology-based intranasal drug delivery system. Revenues are $2 million.

CHEMGENEX PHARMACEUTICALS LTD.

Menlo Park, CA

has added to its board:

Patrick Burns

Bio Notes: Has spent a 25-year career in the venture capital industry. Formerly practiced law with Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy. Currently serves as a consultant to Pharmalab, an Australia-based pharmaceutical company. Also serves as a director of Progen Industries Ltd., Firm View, Euclid Systems Corp., and StablEyes Inc.

ChemGenex is a biotechnology company.

CONOCOPHILLIPS

Houston, TX

has added to its board:

Harald Norvik

Chairman and Partner

ECON MANAGEMENT AS

Oslo, Norway

Bio Notes: Previously served as president, chairman, and CEO of Statoil. Formerly was deputy minister of petroleum and energy for the Norwegian government, and was personal secretary to the prime minister of Norway. Currently serves as chairman of the Oslo Stock Exchange and as a director of Petroleum Geo-Services ASA. Age 59.

ConocoPhillips is a worldwide energy company. Revenues are $126 billion. Econ Management is a consulting company.

CORNING INC.

Corning, NY

has added to its board:

Padmasree Warrior

Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

MOTOROLA INC.

Schaumburg, IL

Bio Notes: Joined Motorola in 1984. Held numerous positions, including corporate VP and chief technology officer for the semiconductor products sector, corporate VP, and general manager of the energy systems group. Was general manager of Thoughtbeam Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the company.

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Corning provides technology-based products. Revenues are $4 billion. Motorola provides telecom, automotive, and electrical products. Revenues are $32 billion.

CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP.

San Jose, CA

has added to its board:

Lloyd Carney

Chairman and CEO

MICROMUSE INC.

San Francisco, CA

Bio Notes: Joined Micromuse in 2003. Previously served as EVP of operations at Juniper Networks, where he was responsible for overseeing the sales, marketing, engineering, manufacturing, and customer service organizations. During...

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