, non-independent Board member, Chairman of the Board.
Prior to June 2, 2006, Alex Mandl served as President and CEO of Gemplus from September 2002 to June 2006.
From April 2001 through August 2002, he was a principal in ASM Investments focusing on technology investments.
Previously, he served as chairman and CEO of Teligent, a company he started in 1996, offering the business markets an alternative to the local Bell Companies for telecommunication and internet services.
From 1991 to 1996, Alex Mandl was with AT&T where he served as President and Chief Operating Officer with responsibility for long distance, wireless, local communications and internet services.
Prior to his President/COO position he was AT&T's CFO.
Between 1987 and 1991, he was chairman and CEO of Sea-Land Services, Inc., the world's leading provider of ocean transport services.
In 1980, he joined Seaboard Coastline Industries, a diversified transportation company, as Senior Vice President and CFO.
He began his career in 1969, when he joined Boise Cascade Corp., as a merger and acquisition analyst, and he held various financial positions during the next eleven years.
Until September 2010, Alex Mandl was board member and chairman of the leadership and compensation committee of Hewitt Associates and board member and member of the audit committee and of the finance committee of Visteon Corporation.
Alex Mandl holds an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley and a BA in economics from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon.