Ann E. Berman, 60 - Senior advisor to the president of Harvard University from April 2006 until June 2009.
Ms. Berman is also a director of Eaton Vance Corporation and Cantel Medical Corp.
She has been a director of the Company since 2006.
experience, including having served as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Harvard University
, has provided her
with a deep knowledge of the complex financial issues faced by large institutions such as the Company.
In addition, her past service on the board of the Harvard Management Company, which oversees the management of Harvard's endowment, gives her extensive experience in dealing with large and diverse investment portfolios such as those maintained by the Company and its subsidiaries.
This knowledge and experience qualifies her to serve as one of the two financial experts on our Board's Audit Committee.
Our Board of Directors has determined that the following directors, constituting a majority of our directors and nominees, are independent under the listing standards of the New York Stock Exchange
: Lawrence S. Bacow, Ann E. Berman
, Joseph L. Bower, Charles M. Diker, Jacob A. Frenkel, Paul J. Fribourg, Walter L. Harris, Philip A. Laskawy, Ken Miller
and Gloria R. Scott.
1b. Ann E. Berman