James (Jim) M. Ringler has been an Interim Chief Executive Officer of NCR Corp. since March 2005. Mr. Ringler served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Premark International Inc. from 1996 to December 1999 and Chairman of the Board from 1997 until December 1999. Mr. Ringler joined Premark International Inc., a large, diversified manufacturing company serving the food equipment, builder products and consumer durable markets, in 1990 as Executive Vice-President and served in that capacity until 1992. From 1996 to September 1997, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Premark International Inc. From 1992 to May 1996, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Premark International Inc. Mr. Ringler served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Tappan Company from 1982 until 1986 and President of White Consolidated Industries' Major Appliance Group (both of which are subsidiaries of Electrolux AB) from 1986 to 1990. Prior to joining The Tappan Company in 1976, Mr. Ringler was a consulting manager with Arthur Andersen & Co. He has been Vice Chairman of Illinois Tool Works Inc., a multinational manufacturer of highly engineered products and specialty systems, since 1999. He has been a Director of Dow Chemical Co. since February 2001 and serves as its Chairman of Compensation Committee. He has been a Director of NCR Corp. since November 1, 2003 and is a Member of the Compensation Committee. He has been a Director of Autoliv Inc. since January 2002 and serves as a Member of Corporate Governance, Compensation and Nominating Committees. He has been a Director of Corn Products International Inc. since 2001 and is a Member of its Audit Committee. He has been a Director of FMC Technologies Inc. since 2001 and is a Member of its Audit Committee. He has been a Director of Reynolds Metals Co. since 1994. He serves as a Director of Illinois Tool Works Inc., Lyric Opera of Chicago; CPC Corporation; Business Round Table; Evanston Hospital; National Association of Manufacturers (NAM); Trustee of the Manufacturers' Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI); National Trustee of the Boys and Girls Clubs of North America, Midwest Region. He served as a Director of Premark International Inc. from 1990 to November 1999. He served as a Director of Union Carbide Corp. from 1996 to 2001 and was Chairman of the Audit Committee and Member of Compensation, Management Development, Finance, Pension, Health, Safety and Environmental Affairs Committees Mr. Ringler earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in 1967 and an MBA degree in Finance in 1968 from the State University of New York.