Mr. Albert R. Dowden is the Independent Trustee of the Company. Mr. Dowden retired at the end of 1998 after a 24year career with Volvo Group North America, Inc. and Volvo Cars of North America, Inc. Mr. Dowden joined Volvo as general counsel in 1974 and was promoted to increasingly senior positions until 1991 when he was appointed president, chief executive officer and director of Volvo Group North America and senior vice president of Swedish parent company AB Volvo. Since retiring, Mr. Dowden continues to serve on the boards of the Reich Tang Funds, Natures Sunshine Products, Inc. and The Boss Group. Mr. Dowdens charitable endeavors currently focus on Boys Girls Clubs, where he was active for many years, as well as several other notforprofit organizations. Mr. Dowden began his career as an attorney with a major international law firm, Rogers Wells, which is now Clifford Chance.
Age: 73 Executive Since 2010