Based on the recommendation of the Nominating Committee
, we have nominated William B. Wachtel
, Ronald J. Ricciardi, Donald Hecht, Jeffrey B. Mendell, and Alvin S. Trenk, all of whom currently serve on the Board of Directors.
, Ricciardi, Hecht, Mendell, and Trenk.
William B. Wachtel
William B. Wachtel — Chairman of the Board
Mr. Wachtel was first elected as a director in 2005.
If elected, Mr. Wachtel
shall serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors effective upon the 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, a position which he
held until April 2010, when he
was succeeded by Mr. Ricciardi.
Mr. Wachtel has been a managing partner of Wachtel & Masyr, LLP, or its predecessor law firm (Gold & Wachtel, LLP), since its founding in August 1984.
He is a co-founder of the Drum Major Institute, an organization carrying forth the legacy of the late Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.
has been nominated for re-election to our Board of Directors because of his
extensive experience advising companies regarding legal issues provides him with a depth and breadth of experience that enhances our ability to navigate legal and strategic issues, and because of his
extensive experience working with us.