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Ulrich F. Ackermann, Managing partner, board member, Transearch Intl. Deutschland
Alfredo José Assumpção, CEO, partner, FESA Global Recruiters
Jim Bagley, Managing director, Russell Reynolds Associates
Ignacio Bao, Chairman, Signium Intl.
Jean-Michel Beigbeder, President, CEO, Jean-Michel Beigbeder & Partners—CEO Search SA
Robert L. Benson, Chairman, Robert L. Benson & Associates, Inc.
Linda Bialecki, President, Bialecki Inc.
Robert J. Brudno, Managing director, Savoy Partners
Dennis Carey, Senior client partner, Korn/Ferry Intl.
Jim Citrin*, Senior director, Spencer Stuart
Christopher John Clarke, President, CEO, Boyden World
Michael James "Jim" Conroy, Chairman, founding partner, Conroy Ross Partners
Peter D. Crist, Chairman, Crist Associates
Robert Damon, President, North America, Korn/Ferry Intl.
Julie Hembrock Daum*, Practice leader, North American Board Services, Spencer Stuart
Peter de Jong, Managing director, regional VP—EMEA, Stanton Chase International
Sylvain Dhenin, Managing partner, CTPartners
Bruce Dingman*, President, The Dingman Co.
Theodore L. Dysart, Managing Partner of the Americas, Global Board of Directors Practice, Heidrick & Struggles Intl.
Janice Reals Ellig, Co-CEO, Chadick Ellig
Claudio Fernandez-Araoz*, Partner, Egon Zehnder Intl.
Claudio A. Fernaud, Regional VP, Latin America, Stanton Chase Intl.
Richard Fudickar, Managing partner, Boyden Intl.
Sakie T. Fukushima, Regional Managing Director, Japan, Korn/Ferry Intl.
Jay Gaines, President, CEO, Jay Gaines & Co.
John T. Gardner, Vice-chairman, Heidrick & Struggles
Bob Gattie, Director, Amrop Hever
James W. Gauss, President, CEO, Witt/Kieffer
Charles A. Geoly, Managing director, Russell Reynolds Associates
Trina Gordon, Chairman, Boyden World
Joseph E. Griesedieck, Vice-chairman, Korn/Ferry Intl.
Michele C. Heid, Managing partner, Financial Officers Practice, Heidrick & Struggles Intl.
Jeff Hodge, Chairman, CEO, Hodge/Niederer/Cariani/Lindsay
David H. Hoffmann, Chairman, CEO, DHR International
Durant "Andy" Hunter, Managing partner, Ridgeway Partners
John M. Isaacson, President, managing director, Isaacson, Miller
Mark Jaffe, President, Wyatt & Jaffe
Dr. Bjorn Johansson, Chairman, CEO, Dr. Bjørn Johansson Associates
Janet Jones-Parker, Managing director, Jones-Parker/Starr
Edward Kelley, Chairman, CEO, Edward W Kelley & Partners
Claudia Lacy Kelly*, Leader, Human Resource Practice, Spencer Stuart
Roger M. Kenny, President, Boardroom Consultants
David Kimbell*, Co-Leader, European Board Services Practice, Spencer Stuart
Peter A. Kindler, Vice-chairman, Boardroom Consultants
Scott E. Kingdom, Global managing director, Industrial Markets, Korn/Ferry Intl.
Pasi Koivusaari, Senior partner, Boyden World
Marc Lamy, Managing director, partner, Boyden World
Bobbie Lenga, Managing director, Russell Reynolds Associates
Stephen P. Mader, Vice-chairman, managing director, Board Services, Korn/Ferry Intl.
Horacio J. McCoy, President, Mexico; Chairman, Latin America, Korn/Ferry Intl.
Tim C. McNamara, Managing director, Boyden World
Dinesh Mirchandani, Regional director, APAC; President, India, Boyden World
P. Clarke Murphy, Managing director, head of CEO/Board Services Practice, Russell Reynolds Associates
Caroline Nahas, Managing director, Southern California region; senior client partner, CEO & Board Services, Korn/Ferry Intl.
Thomas J. Neff*, Chairman, U.S., Spencer Stuart
James B. Norton III, President, CEO, Fiderion Group
Anne Lim O'Brien, Managing director, Russell Reynolds Associates
Justus John O'Brien*, Partner, Co-Leader of North America Board Services Practice, Global Head of Consumer Practice, Egon Zehnder Intl.
Dayton Ogden*, Global leader, CEO Practice, Spencer Stuart
John B. Peebles, Professional director, John Peebles Associates
Werner Penk, Global managing partner, Technology Practice, Heidrick & Struggles Intl.
Steven G. Pezim, CEO, managing director, The Bedford Consulting Group/
Charley Polachi, Partner, co-founder, Polachi
David Preng, President, Preng & Associates
Marylin L. Prince, Co-founder, partner, PrinceGoldsmith LLC
Krishnan Rajagopalan, Global managing partner, Heidrick & Struggles Intl.
Paul C. Reilly, Chairman, Korn/Ferry Intl.
Hal Reiter, Chairman, CEO, Herbert Mines Associates
Tierney Remick, Global managing director, Consumer/Retail Market , Korn/Ferry Intl.
Russell S. Reynolds Jr., Chairman, RSR Partners (formerly Directorship Search Group)
Gerard R. Roche, Senior chairman, Heidrick & Struggles Intl.
Louisa Wong-Rousseau, Group managing director, Bó Lè Associates
William H. Rusher Jr., Chairman, CEO, Rusher, Loscavio & LoPresto
Burke St. John, Vice-chairman, global head of financial services, CTPartners
Jeff Sanders, Co-managing partner, Heidrick & Struggles Intl.
Jacques Sarfatti, Managing director, Russell Reynolds Associates
Rae Sedel, Managing director, board member, Russell Reynolds Associates
Diane Segalen, Vice-chairman, CTPartners
Richard "Rick" Slayton, President, Slayton Search Partners
Jane M. Stevenson, Global managing partner, Heidrick & Struggles Intl.
Shelly Weiss Storbeck, Owner, managing partner, Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates
Carmen Suarez de Padilla, Director, Stanton Chase Intl.
Brian Sullivan, Chairman, CEO, CTPartners
William K. Sur, CEO, managing director, Conboy, Sur & Associates/Conboy Sur Morice & Associates
Vincent Swift, CEO, The Wright Co.
Soo Jin Tan, Director, Amrop Hever
Alain Tanugi, Chairman, Transearch Intl. Deutschland
John Thompson, Vice-chairman, Heidrick & Struggles Intl.
Kelvin Thompson, Managing partner, Heidrick & Struggles Intl.
Charles A. Tribbett, Co-head, CEO, Russell Reynolds Associates
Charles Tseng, President, Asia-Pacific, Korn/Ferry Intl.
Mary C. Tydings, Sector leader,