Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
Effective 3 December 2012 the Board appointed Michael I. Roth as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors.
The Non-Executive Chairman is an independent member of the Board of Directors. The Chairman plans the agendas for meetings of the Board of Directors chairs the Board meetings and is responsible for briefing the chief executive officer as needed concerning executive sessions of the independent members of the Board. The Chairman also determines when additional meetings of the Board are needed. The Chairman of the Board reviews and responds as appropriate to communications from shareholders and other interested parties in accordance with guidelines established by the Board of Directors. Additionally the Chairman communicates informally with other Directors between meetings of the Board to foster free and open dialogue among Directors.