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Michael J. Boskin

Michael J. Boskin
Age 61
Director since 1996

Michael J. Boskin
T. M. Friedman Professor of Economics and Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University.  Holds bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees in economics.  Joined Stanford University in 1970.  Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research.  Serves on the Commerce Department's Advisory Committee on the National Income and Product Accounts.  Chief Executive Officer and President of Boskin & Co., an economic consulting company.  Director, Oracle Corporation; Shinsei Bank; Vodafone Group PLC.  Chairman, Congressional Advisory Commission on the Consumer Price Index, 1995-96; Council of Economic Advisors, 1989-93.  Dr. Boskin is the recipient of numerous professional awards.


Larry R. Faulkner
Larry R. Faulkner
Age 63,
Directors since 2008


Larry R. Faulkner
Principal Occupation: President, Houston Endowment, a private philanthropy.   Recent Business Experience: Dr. Faulkner is President Emeritus of the University of Texas at Austin, having served as president from 1998 into 2006.  He served on the chemistry faculties of Harvard University, the University of Illinois and the University of Texas.

William W. George

William W. George
Age 64
Director since 2005

William W. George
Professor of Management Practice, Harvard Business School.  Holds bachelor of science and master of business administration degrees.  Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Medtronic.  Joined Medtronic, a medical technology company, in 1989 as President and Chief Operating Officer.  Elected Chief Executive Officer in 1991; Chairman of the Board in 1996.  Retired in 2002.  Chairman, the Global Center for Leadership and Business Ethics.  Director, Goldman Sachs; Novartis AG; National Association of Corporate Directors.  Member, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

James R. Houghton

James R. Houghton
Age 71
Director since 1994

James R. Houghton
Chairman of the Board and CEO, Corning Incorporated.  Holds bachelor of arts and master of business administration degrees.  Joined Corning, a communications, advanced materials, and display products company, in 1962.  Held a variety of management positions.  Elected Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Corning in 1983.  Retired in 1996.  Chairman Emeritus from 1996-2001.  Served as non-executive Chairman of the Board in 2001-2002.  Resumed his role as Chairman and CEO in 2002, and relinquished the role of CEO in April 2005.  Director, Corning Incorporated; MetLife, Inc.  Trustee, Corning Museum of Glass; The Metropolitan Museum of Art; The Pierpont Morgan Library.  Member, Harvard Corporation.

Reatha Clark King

Reatha Clark King
Age 69
Director since 1997

Reatha Clark King
Former Chairman, Board of Trustees, General Mills Foundation, the philanthropic foundation of General Mills, Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of consumer food products.  Holds bachelor of science degree in chemistry and mathematics, master of science degree in chemistry, master of business administration degree in finance management, and Ph.D. degree in thermochemistry.  Prior to joining the General Mills Foundation in 1988, Dr. King held a variety of scientific and educational positions, including Research Chemist, National Bureau of Standards; Chemistry Professor, Associate Dean for Division of Natural Science & Mathematics, and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, York College, City University of New York; President, Metropolitan State University.  Dr. King served as President and Executive Director, General Mills Foundation, and Vice President, General Mills Inc. from 1988-2002.  Elected Chairman, Board of Trustees, General Mills Foundation in 2002.  Retired in 2003.  Director, Wells Fargo & Company; Department 56, Inc.; International Trachoma Initiative; Minnesota Mutual Companies, Inc., where she will not stand for election to the board in 2005.  Trustee, Clark Atlanta University; Congressional Black Caucus Foundation.  Life Trustee, University of Chicago.  Dr. King is the recipient of numerous awards, including 14 honorary doctorate degrees.

Marilyn Carlson Nelson

Marilyn Carlson Nelson
Age 67
Director since 1991

Marilyn Carlson Nelson
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Carlson Companies.  Holds bachelor's degree in international economics.  Since joining Carlson Companies, a travel, hotel, restaurant, cruise, and marketing services company, in 1968, Mrs. Nelson has held a number of management positions, including Director, Senior Vice President, and Vice Chair.  Director, Carlson Companies; Mayo Foundation.  Chair, National Women's Business Council.  Past Chair, Travel Industry Association of America.  Member, International Business Council of the World Economic Forum; World Travel and Tourism Council; The Business Roundtable.  Board of Overseers, Curtis L. Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota.  Mrs. Nelson is the recipient of numerous awards, including three honorary doctorate degrees.

Samuel J. Palmisano

Samuel J. Palmisano
Age 55
Director since 2006

Samuel J. Palmisano
Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer, IBM Corporation. Holds a Bachelor's degree in history from Johns Hopkins University. Mr. Palmisano joined IBM Corporation in 1973.  Prior to election to his current position in 2003, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of IBM Corporation. Other positions held include Senior Vice President and Group Executive for each of the following: IBM's Enterprise Systems Group, IBM Global Services, and IBM's Personal Systems Group. His is Co-Chair of the Council of Competitiveness' National Innovation Initiative and was awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2005. 

Henry A. McKinnell, Jr.

Steven S. Reinemund, Jr.
Age 59
Director since 2007


Steven S. Reinemund
Principal Occuption: Retired CEO and Chairman of the Board, PepsiCo

Recent Business Expirence : Mr. Reinemund was elected Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo in 2001, relinquishing the role of CEO in 2006, and retired in 2007; President and Chief of Operating Officer in 1999; Director in 1996. He was also elected President and CEO of Frito-Lay in 1996 and Pizza Hut in 1996.
Public Company Directorships: Johnson & Johnson

Walter V. Shipley

Walter V. Shipley
Age 71
Director since 1998

Walter V. Shipley
Retired Chairman of the Board, The Chase Manhattan Corporation and The Chase Manhattan Bank, a banking and finance company.  Holds bachelor of science degree.  Joined Chemical Bank in 1956.  Held a variety of management positions.  Elected Senior Executive Vice President in 1979; President and Director in 1982; and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in 1983.  Mr. Shipley was elected Chairman and Chief Executive Office of Chase Manhattan upon its merger with Chemical Bank in 1996.  Retired in 1999.  Director, Verizon Communications; Wyeth; Goodwill Industries of Greater New York & Northern New Jersey, Inc.  Chairman, The Wallace Foundation.  Trustee, American Museum of Natural History; Advisory Board of the New York City Leadership Academy.  Member, American Academy of Arts & Sciences; The Business Council.

Rex W. Tillerson

Rex W. Tillerson
Age 55
Director since 2004

Rex W. Tillerson
Chair and CEO, Exxon Mobil Corporation.  Holds bachelor of science degree in civil engineering.  Since joining the Exxon organization in 1975, Mr. Tillerson has held a variety of management positions in domestic and foreign operations, including President, Exxon Yemen Inc. and Esso Exploration and Production Khorat Inc.; Vice President, Exxon Ventures (CIS) Inc.; President, Exxon Neftegas Limited; Executive Vice President, ExxonMobil Development Company.  Elected Senior Vice President of ExxonMobil in 2001; President and Director in 2004.  Director, U.S.-Russia Business Council; American Petroleum Institute.  Member, Engineering Foundation Advisory Council for the University of Texas at Austin; Society of Petroleum Engineers; Executive Board of the Circle Ten Council, Boy Scouts of America.

Edward E. Whitacre
Retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

Edward E. Whitacre

Principal Occupation: Retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, AT&T

Recent Business Experience: Mr. Whitacre was elected Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AT&T upon its merger with SBC Communications in 2005, and retired in 2007. He was elected Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SBC in 1990; and President and Chief Operating Officer in 1988.

    ( REF: ExxonMobil website)



Rex Tillerson , Chair and CEO
ExxonMobil Corporation
5959 Las Colinas Blvd.
Irving, TX 75039-2298
Douglas R. Conant, President
Campbell Soup Company
1 Campbell Place
Camden, NJ 08103-1701
Philip E. Lippincott sits on the boards of Campbell Soup and Exxon
Henry A. McKinnell Jr.
Pfizer Inc.
235 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017
Mr. McKinnell sits on Exxon's board, and Pfizer board member Willliam R. Howell is on the boards of Exxon and Halliburton.
Robert H. Benmosche, Chair and CEO
Metlife Inc.
2701 Queens Plaza North
Long Island City, NY 11101
James R. Houghton, head of Corning Inc., is on the boards of Metlife and ExxonMobil.
Ivan G. Seidenberg, Chair and CEO
Verizon Inc.
1095 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
Walter V. Shipley sits on the boards of Verizon, Wyeth and ExxonMobil
Dr. Daniel Vasella
Novartis AG
Haupte-Porte 10
CH-4002 Basil, Switzerland
William W. George is a director of Novartis AG and ExxonMobil
Robert Essner, President and CEO
5 Giralda Farms
Madison, NJ 07940
James R. Houghton, Chair
Corning Inc.
One Riverfront Plaza
Corning, NY 14831
Mr. Houghton sits on the boards of ExxonMobil and Metlife
Marilyn Carlson Nelson, Chair and CEO
Carlson Companies
P.O. Box 59159
Minneapolis, MN 55459
Ms. Nelson is a director of ExxonMobil
Dick Kovacevich, Chair and CEO
Wells Fargo & Company
420 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94104
Reatha Clark King sits on the boards of Wells Fargo and ExxonMobil
Sam Palmisano, President IBM
IBM Corporation
1133 Westchester Ave.
White Plains, NY 10604