Board of Directors

 

Rex D. Adams, Chairman & Non-Executive Director (USA) b c

Rex Adams became chairman of the company in April 2006. He has served as a non-executive director of our company since November 2001 and as chairman of the Nomination and Corporate Governance Committee since January 2007. Mr. Adams was dean of the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University from 1996 to 2001 following a 30-year career with Mobil Corporation. He joined Mobil International in London in 1965 and served as vice president of administration for Mobil Corporation from 1988 to 1996. Mr. Adams was previously a director and member of the audit committee at Vintage Petroleum. Mr. Adams earned a B.A. from Duke University. He was selected as a Rhodes Scholar in 1962 and studied at Merton College, Oxford University. Mr. Adams serves on the Board of Directors of Alleghany Corporation and formerly served as chairman of the Public Broadcasting Service.


Sir John Banham, Non-Executive Director (U.K.) a b c

Sir John Banham has served as a non-executive director of our company since 1999 and as chairman of the Compensation Committee since January 2007. Sir John was director general of the Confederation of British Industry from 1987 to 1992, a director of National Power and National Westminster Bank from 1992 to 1998, chairman of Tarmac PLC from 1994 to 2000, chairman of Kingfisher PLC from 1995 to 2001, chairman of Whitbread PLC from 2000 to 2005, chairman of Geest plc from 2002 to 2005 and chairman of Spacelabs Healthcare Inc. from 2005 to 2008. He was the chairman of Johnson Matthey plc from 2006 to 2011. He is currently chairman of Sultan Scientific Limited and of the UK Future Homes Commission, and an independent director of Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals Inc. Sir John is a graduate of Cambridge University and has been awarded honorary doctorates by four leading U.K. universities.


Joseph R. Canion, Non-Executive Director (USA) b

Joseph Canion has served as a non-executive director of our company since 1997 and was a director of a predecessor constituent company (AIM Investments) from 1993 to 1997, when Invesco acquired that entity. Mr. Canion has been a leading figure in the technology industry after co-founding Compaq Computer Corporation in 1982 and serving as its chief executive officer from 1982 to 1991. He also founded Insource Technology Group in 1992 and served as its chairman until September 2006. Mr. Canion received a B.S. and M.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Houston. He is on the board of directors of ChaCha Search, Inc. and is an advisory director of Encore Health Resources and Dynamics, Inc. and Houston Methodist Research Institute. From 2008 to 2011 he was a member of the board of Auditude.


Martin L. Flanagan CFA, CPA, President and Chief Executive Officer of Invesco Ltd. (USA)

Martin Flanagan has been a director and President and Chief Executive Officer of Invesco since August 2005. He is also a trustee and vice-chairman of the Invesco Family of Funds. Mr. Flanagan joined Invesco from Franklin Resources, Inc., where he was president and co-chief executive officer from January 2004 to July 2005. Previously he had been Franklin's co-president from May 2003 to January 2004, chief operating officer and chief financial officer from November 1999 to May 2003, and senior vice president and chief financial officer from 1993 until November 1999. Mr. Flanagan served as director, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Templeton, Galbraith & Hansberger, Ltd. before its acquisition by Franklin in 1992. Before joining Templeton in 1983, he worked with Arthur Andersen & Co. Mr. Flanagan received a B.A. and BBA from Southern Methodist University (SMU). He is a CFA charterholder and a certified public accountant. He serves on the Board of Governors and as a member of the Executive Committee for the Investment Company Institute, and is a former chairman. He also serves as a member of the executive board at the SMU Cox School of Business and a member of various civic organizations in Atlanta.


Robert Henrikson, Non-Executive Director (USA) a b c

Robert Henrikson has served as a non-executive director of our company since January 2012. Mr. Henrikson was president and chief executive officer of MetLife, Inc. and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company from March 2006 through May 2011, and he served as a director of MetLife, Inc. from April 2005, and as chairman from April 2006, through December 31, 2011. During his more than 39-year career with MetLife, Inc., Mr. Henrikson held a number of senior positions in that company's individual, group and pension businesses. Mr. Henrikson is a former chairman of the American Council of Life Insurers, a former chairman of the Financial Services Forum, a director emeritus of the American Benefits Council, and a former member of the President's Export Council. In 2012, Mr. Henrikson was elected to the board of directors of Swiss Re, where he serves as chairman of the compensation committee and is a member of the chairman's and governance committee and the finance and risk committee. Mr. Henrikson also serves as chairman of the board of the S.S. Huebner Foundation for Insurance Education, as a member of the boards of trustees of Emory University and Indian Springs School and a member of the boards of directors of The New York Philharmonic and Americares. Mr. Henrikson earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a law degree from Emory University School of Law. In addition, he is a graduate of the Wharton School's Advanced Management Program.


Ben F. Johnson III, Non-Executive Director (USA) a b c

Ben Johnson has served as a non-executive director of our company since January 2009. Mr. Johnson served as the managing partner at Alston & Bird LLP from 1997 to 2008. He was named a partner at Alston & Bird in 1976, having joined the firm in 1971. He received his B.A. degree from Emory University and his J.D. degree from Harvard Law School. He serves as chair of the board of trustees of Atlanta's Woodward Academy and is the immediate past chair of the board of trustees of Emory University, a position he held from 2000-2013. Mr. Johnson also serves as a trustee of The Carter Center and the Charles Loridans Foundation. He is chair and a non-executive director of Summit Industries, Inc.


Denis Kessler, Non-Executive Director (France) a b c

Denis Kessler has served as a non-executive director of our company since March 2002. Mr. Kessler is chairman and chief executive officer of SCOR SE, and he also serves as a member of the board of directors of BNP Paribas SA. Mr. Kessler previously served on the boards of directors of Bollore from 1999 until 2013, Fonds Strategique d'Investissement from 2008 until 2013 and Dassault Aviation from 2003 until 2014. He is member of the supervisory board of Yam Invest N.V., a privately-held company, and a global counsellor of The Conference Board. Prior to joining the SCOR group, Mr. Kessler was chairman of the French Insurance Federation, senior executive vice president of the AXA Group and executive vice chairman of the French Business Confederation. Mr. Kessler is a graduate of École des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC Paris). He holds a Doctorat d'Etat of the University of Paris. He is a Doctor Honoris Causa from the Moscow Academy of Finance and the University of Montreal.


Edward P. Lawrence, Non-Executive Director (USA) a b c

Edward Lawrence has served as a non-executive director of our company since October 2004. He was a partner of Ropes & Gray, a Boston law firm, from 1976 to December 2007. He currently is a retired partner of Ropes & Gray and a member of the investment committee of the firm's trust department. Mr. Lawrence is a graduate of Harvard College and earned a J.D. from Columbia University Law School. He is chairman of Partners Health Care System, Inc. and chairman of Dana-Farber Partners Cancer Center. From 1995 to 2011 he was a trustee (and chairman from 1999 to 2008) of the Board of the Massachusetts General Hospital and was a trustee of McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts from 2000 to 2011.


J. Thomas Presby, Non-Executive Director (USA) a b

Thomas Presby (74) has served as a non-executive director of our company since November 2005 and as chairman of the Audit Committee since April 2006. Over a period of thirty years as a partner at Deloitte LLP, he held many positions in the U.S. and abroad, including global deputy chairman and chief operating officer. Currently he is a director of the following other public companies where he also chairs the audit committees: First Solar, Inc., World Fuel Services Corp. and ExamWorks Group Inc. From 2003 to 2009, Mr. Presby was a director of Turbochef Technologies, Inc., from 2005 to 2011 he was a director of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc., and from 2003 to 2012 he was a director of Tiffany & Co. He is a board member of the New York chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors and a trustee of Montclair State University (N.J.). He previously served as a trustee of Rutgers University and as a director and chairman of the audit committee of The German Marshall Fund of the USA. He received a B.S. in electrical engineering from Rutgers University and an MBA degree from the Carnegie Mellon University Graduate School of Business. Mr. Presby is a certified public accountant in New York and Ohio and a holder of the NACD Certificate of Director Education. He was named by the National Association of Corporate Directors as one of the "Top 100" directors of 2011.


G. Richard Wagoner, Jr., Non-Executive Director (USA) a b c

G. Richard ("Rick") Wagoner, Jr. has served as a non-executive director of our company since October 2013. Mr. Wagoner served as chairman and chief executive officer of General Motors Corporation ("GM") from May 2003 through March 2009, and had been president and chief executive officer since June 2000. Prior positions held at GM during his 32-year career with that company include executive vice president and president of North American operations, executive vice president, chief financial officer and head of worldwide purchasing, and president and managing director of General Motors do Brasil. Mr. Wagoner is a member of the board of directors of Graham Holdings Company and several privately-held companies. In addition, he is a member of the advisory boards of AEA Investors and Jefferies Investment Banking and Capital Markets Group, and he advises a number of start-up and early-stage ventures. Mr. Wagoner is a member of the board of visitors of Virginia Commonwealth University, chair of the Duke Kunshan University Advisory Board and a member of Duke's Fuqua School of Business Advisory Board. He is a member of the mayor of Shanghai, China's International Business Leaders Advisory Council. Mr. Wagoner received his B.A. from Duke University and his M.B.A. from Harvard University.


Phoebe A. Wood, Non-Executive Director (USA) a b c

Phoebe Wood has served as a non-executive director of our company since January 2010. She is currently a principal at CompaniesWood and served as vice chairman, chief financial officer and in other capacities at Brown-Forman Corporation from 2001 until her retirement in 2008. Prior to Brown-Forman, Ms. Wood was vice president, chief financial officer and a director of Propel Corporation (a subsidiary of Motorola) from 2000 to 2001. Previously, Ms. Wood served in various capacities during her tenure at Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO) from 1976 to 2000. Ms. Wood currently serves on the boards of directors of Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (compensation committee), Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. (audit, corporate responsibility and sustainability and affiliated transaction committees) and Pioneer Natural Resources Company (audit and nominating and corporate governance committees), as well as on the boards of trustees for the University of Louisville, the Gheens Foundation and the American Printing House for the Blind. From 2001 to 2011 Ms. Wood was a member of the board of trustees for Smith College. Ms. Wood received her A.B. degree from Smith College and her M.B.A. from University of California Los Angeles.

 

  • a — Member of the Audit Committee
  • b — Member of the Nomination and Corporate Governance Committee
  • c — Member of the Compensation Committee
  • Company Secretary: Kevin M. Carome