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Board Composition and Independence

Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, click on committee names in the chart below. To read more about any of the board members, click on the board member name.
Chairman of the Board Chairman of the Board Chairperson Chairperson Committee Member Member
Financial Expert Financial Expert Lead Director Lead Director
 Audit CommitteeManagement Development and Compensation CommitteeGovernance and Nominating CommitteePublic Affairs CommitteeSpecial Activities Committee
Independent Director
Tracy A. Atkinson Financial Expert
Tracy A. Atkinson
Executive Vice President and Treasurer
State Street Corporation


Ms. Atkinson has been a director of the Company since 2014. She has served as Executive Vice President, Finance of State Street Corporation since 2010, and also Treasurer of State Street Corporation since February 2016. From 2009 to 2010, Ms. Atkinson served as Executive Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer of State Street Corporation, and she served as Executive Vice President and State Street Global Advisors’ Chief Compliance Officer from 2008 to 2009. Prior to joining State Street Cor... 
Chairperson    Committee Member  
Robert E. Beauchamp Financial Expert
Robert E. Beauchamp
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
BMC Software, Inc.


Mr. Beauchamp has been a director of the Company since July 2015. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer of BMC Software, Inc. since 2001, and Chairman of the BMC Board since 2008. After joining BMC Software, Inc. in 1988 as a sales executive, he served in a variety of leadership roles with the company in sales, marketing, corporate development, product management and research and development. Currently, Mr. Beauchamp also serves as a member of the Board of Regents of Baylor Universi... 
Committee Member Committee Member    
Vernon E. Clark  Lead Director
Vernon E. Clark
Retired Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Navy


Mr. Clark has been a director of the Company since 2005. Admiral Clark retired as Chief of Naval Operations, the senior uniformed executive of the United States Navy, in July 2005. His 37-year career in the U.S. Navy includes having served more than half of his career in command, beginning with a patrol gunboat as a lieutenant and concluding as the Chief of Naval Operations and member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. In between, he served in increasingly senior assignments having commanded two des... 
     Chairperson
Stephen J. Hadley 
Stephen J. Hadley
Principal, RiceHadleyGates LLC


Mr. Hadley has been a director of the Company since 2009. He is currently a Principal in RiceHadleyGates LLC and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the U.S. Institute of Peace. He served as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (National Security Advisor) from 2005 to 2009. During his tenure, Mr. Hadley served as the principal White House foreign policy advisor to President George W. Bush, directed the National Security Council staff and managed the interagency national se... 
  Committee Member Chairperson   Committee Member
Letitia A. Long 
Letitia A. Long
Former Director, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency


Ms. Long has been a director of the Company since March 2015. During her 32-year career in the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community, she served in various positions of increasing responsibility. Most recently, Ms. Long served as the Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency from 2010 to 2014. From 2006 to 2010, Ms. Long served as the Deputy Director at the Defense Intelligence Agency, and as the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Intelligence) for Policy, Requiremen... 
Committee Member    Chairperson Committee Member
George R. Oliver Financial Expert
George R. Oliver
President and Chief Operating Officer
Johnson Controls, Inc.


Mr. Oliver has been a director of the Company since November of 2013. He has been the President and Chief Operating Officer, and a member of the Board of Directors, of Johnson Controls, Inc., since its merger with Tyco International Ltd. on September 6, 2016. Johnson Controls is a worldwide diversified technology and multi-industrial company. From 2012 until the merger with Johnson Controls, Mr. Oliver served as the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Tyco Intern... 
Committee Member Committee Member   Committee Member  
Dinesh C. Paliwal 
Dinesh C. Paliwal
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Harman International


Mr. Paliwal was elected to the Board of Directors on September 22, 2016. He has been Chairman, CEO and President of Harman International since 2007 when he joined the company. Harman International designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide. Prior to joining Harman, Paliwal spent 22 years with ABB Group, a global energy and industrial enterprise, where he last held the dual role of President of ABB Group and Chairman and CEO of A... 
   Committee Member Committee Member  
Michael C. Ruettgers 
Michael C. Ruettgers
Retired Chairman
EMC Corporation


Mr. Ruettgers has been a director of the Company since 2000. He served in various positions at EMC Corporation from 1988 until 2005. He served as Chairman from January 2004 to December 2005. Mr. Ruettgers served as EMC's Executive Chairman from 2001 to 2004 and as Chief Executive Officer from 1992 to 2001. He had previously held a series of leadership positions of increasing responsibility at EMC, including President and Chief Operating Officer. Currently, Mr. Ruettgers also serves on the Board ... 
   Committee Member   Committee Member
William R. Spivey 
William R. Spivey
Retired President and Chief Executive Officer
Luminent, Inc.


Mr. Spivey has been a director of the Company since 1999. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Luminent, Inc. from July 2000 to September 2001. Prior to joining Luminent, Mr. Spivey served as Group President, Network Products Group, at Lucent Technologies Inc. from 1997 to 2000, as Vice President, Systems & Componenets Group at AT&T Corporation from 1994 to 1997 and as Group Vice President and President, Tektronix Development Company, for Tektronix, Inc., from 1991 to 1994.... 
  Chairperson Committee Member   
Inside Director
Thomas A. Kennedy  Chairman of the Board
Thomas A. Kennedy
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Raytheon Company


Dr. Kennedy became Chairman on October 1, 2014 and has served as a member of Raytheon’s Board of Directors since January 2014. Dr. Kennedy became CEO in March 2014. Before serving as CEO, Dr. Kennedy was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from April 2013 to March 2014. In this role, he led the consolidation of Raytheon’s businesses to enhance productivity, agility and affordability of company operations. From June 2010 to March 2013, Dr. Kennedy served as Vice President of the ... 
     

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