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Chairperson Chairperson Committee Member Member Financial Expert Financial Expert
   Lead Director Lead Independent Director
 Audit and Finance CommitteeCompensation and Leadership CommitteeExecutive CommitteeNominating and Governance Committee
Eve Burton 
Eve Burton
SVP and General Counsel of The Hearst Corporation


Ms. Eve Burton has served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of The Hearst Corporation, a diversified media company, since March 2012. She joined The Hearst Corporation in 2002 as Vice President and General Counsel. She also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Constitutional Law and Journalism at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Prior to that Ms. Burton was Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of CNN from 2000 to 2001 and Vice President at the New York Dai... 

    Committee Member
Richard Dalzell  
Richard Dalzell
Former Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer


Mr. Richard Dalzell was Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Amazon. com, Inc., an online retailer, until his retirement in 2007. Previously, Mr. Dalzell served in numerous other positions at Amazon.com, Inc., including Senior Vice President of Worldwide Architecture and Platform Software and Chief Information Officer from 2001 to 2007, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer from 2000 to 2001 and Vice President and Chief Information Officer from 1997 to 200... 

  Committee Member   
Alberto Ibargüen 
Alberto Ibargüen
President and Chief Executive Officer
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation


Mr. Alberto Ibargüen is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, a private, independent foundation dedicated to the promotion of informed and engaged communities by funding quality journalism and media innovation, community engagement and the arts. Before joining the Foundation in 2005, Mr. Ibargüen served in various positions at Knight-Ridder, Inc. from 1995 to 2005, as Chairman & Publisher of The Miami Herald and as Vice President of Int... 

Committee Member    Committee Member
Hugh F. Johnston Financial Expert
Hugh F. Johnston
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PepsiCo


Mr. Hugh Johnston has served since 2010 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PepsiCo, Inc., a global food and beverage company. Mr. Johnston joined PepsiCo in 1987 and has held a number of increasing leadership roles, including Executive Vice President, Global Operations and President, Pepsi-Cola North America Beverages from 2007 to 2009. Mr. Johnston left PepsiCo, Inc. from August 1999 through March 2002 to pursue a general management role as VP, Retail, at Merck M... 

Chairperson   Committee Member  
Dawn Lepore 
Dawn Lepore
Former CEO and Chairman of the Board of drugstore.com, Inc


Ms. Dawn Lepore was CEO and Chairman of the Board of drugstore.com, inc., a leading online retailer of health, beauty, and wellness products, which she led from 2004 until its sale to Walgreens in 2011. She also served as the former Interim Chief Executive Officer at Prosper Marketplace, Inc., a peer-to-peer lending marketplace from March 2012 to January 2013. Prior to joining drugstore.com, Ms. Lepore held leadership positions at The Charles Schwab Company, an investment services firm t... 

Committee Member    
Patricia Mitchell 
Patricia Mitchell
Executive Vice Chair
The Paley Center for Media


Ms. Patricia Mitchell has served as Executive Vice Chair of The Paley Center for Media, a global non-profit cultural institution, since 2006. Before that, Ms. Mitchell was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Public Broadcasting Service, a non-profit public broadcasting television service, from 2000 to 2006. Ms. Mitchell also served as President of Turner Original Productions and CNN Productions and for more than two decades, Ms. Mitchell was a journalist and producer, serving as... 

   Committee Member Chairperson
Fredric Reynolds Financial Expert Lead Director
Fredric Reynolds
Retired Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


Mr. Fredric Reynolds was with CBS Corporation, a media company, and its predecessor companies from 1994 until he retired in August 2009. Mr. Reynolds was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CBS Corporation from 2005 to 2009. He also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Viacom Television Stations Group of Viacom Inc., and President of the CBS Television Stations Division of CBS, Inc. Before that, Mr. Reynolds served as Executive Vice President and Chi... 

   Chairperson  
James Stengel  
James Stengel
President and Chief Executive Officer
The Jim Stengel Company, LLC


Mr. James Stengel has been President and Chief Executive Officer of The Jim Stengel Company, LLC, a marketing think tank and consulting firm, since 2008. Mr. Stengel is also currently an adjunct marketing professor at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management. Mr. Stengel worked at The Procter & Gamble Company, a global consumer products company, from 1983 to 2008, holding a variety of positions including Global Marketing Officer from 2001 to 2008. Mr. Stengel served on the board of director... 

  Chairperson Committee Member