Independent DirectorMr. Nicholas M. Donofrio is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Donofrio held a variety of executive and technical management positions during his 44year career at IBM in its server, advanced workstations, personal computing, manufacturing and semiconductor development divisions, including as Senior Vice President, Technology and Manufacturing from 1997 to 2005 and as Executive Vice President, Innovation and Technology from 2005 until his retirement in September 2008. Mr. Donofrio holds seven technology patents and is a member of numerous technical and science honor societies. He is a Life Fellow of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers, a Fellow of the UKbased Royal Academy of Engineering and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Mr. Donofrio is also a member of the U.S.based National Academy of Engineering. Mr. Donofrio is the recipient of numerous awards. For example, in 2006, he was named among Business Week magazines 25 Top Innovation Champions, and in 2008 was awarded the Renaissance Engineer Award by the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers for his commitment and promotion of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics for the U.S. Hispanic Community. In 2003, he received the Rodney D. Chipp Memorial Award by the Society of Women Engineers for his contributions to the advancement of women in the engineering field. Mr. Donofrio was a director of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporationrationration since 1998 and a director of Delphi Automotive PLC since 2009
Age: 70 Director Since 2009Donofrio has a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a master of science in the same discipline from Syracuse University.