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Asia

Australia

Linda Bardo Nicholls AO
Chairman
Yarra Trams 

John B. Prescott, A.C.
Former Chairman, Aurizon Holdings Limited
Non-Executive Director, Newmont Mining Corporation
Member, Commonwealth Remuneration Tribunal

John B. Reid, A.O.
Executive in Residence
The Australian Centre of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies
QUT Business School

Hong Kong SAR

Andrew C.W. Brandler
Chairman, The Kadoorie Family
Former CEO, CLP Holdings Ltd.

Victor K. Fung
Group Chairman
Fung Holdings Ltd,

Sir C K Chow
Chairman
Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Limited

Marjorie Yang
Chairman
Esquel Group

India

Mukesh D. Ambani
Chairman and Managing Director
Reliance Industries Ltd.

Malaysia

TH Tan
Chairman
Southern Capital Group Pte. Ltd.

Philippines

Roberto F. de Ocampo
Director and Founding Partner
Centennial Group
Chairman
Centennial Asia Advisors 

Oscar M. Lopez
Chairman Emeritus
First Philippine Holdings Corp.

Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala II
Chairman and CEO
Ayala Corporation

Thailand

Sukum Navapan
Group Chairman
Navatanee Group of Companies

Europe

Belgium

François M.G. Cornélis
Independent Director, the Board of Directors
BPOST

Etienne François Davignon
Minister of State
GDF Suez
Chairman
Brussels Airlines

Bert De Graeve
Chairman
Bekaert

Anton Van Rossum
Former Member of the Board of Directors, Crédit Suisse Group
Former Member of the Supervisory Board, Munich Re

Karel Vinck
Honorary Chairman, Umicore
Chairman, Cumerio

Finland

Ole Johansson
Chairman, Aker Artic Technology Inc.
Member of the Board, Svenska Handelsbanken AB
Chairman, Hartwall Capital

Mikael Lilius
Chairman of the Board, Wärtsilä Corporation
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Huhtamäki Oyj

France

Phillippe Camus
Chairman
Alcatel-Lucent

Bertrand Collomb
Former Director
LafargeHolcim

Germany

Roland Berger
Honorary Chairman
Roland Berger Strategy Consultants

Greece

Yannis S. Costopoulos
Honorary Chairman
Alpha Bank

Hungary

Zsolt Hernadi
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
MOL Group

 Ireland

Padraig McManus
Chairman
Eircom Ireland

Netherlands

Hans Wijers
Chairman of the Supervisory Board
ING

Norway

Johan H. Andresen, Jr.
Owner and Chairman
Ferd Holding AS

Portugal

Luis Fernando de Mira Amaral
Chairman
Busy Angels, SCR, S.A.
Former President and CEO
Banco BIC Portugal S.A.

Spain

Pablo Isla Álvarez de Tejera
Chairman and CEO
INDITEX

Anna Patricia Botin
Executive Chairman
Banco Santander Central Hispano S.A

Sweden

Tom Johnstone
Chairman of the Board
HusqvarnaGroup

Lars G. Nordström
Chairman of the Board
Vattenfall AB

Jonas Samuelson
President and CEO
Electrolux Group

Marcus Wallenberg
Chairman of the Board
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB

Switzerland

Peter Bakker
President
World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Juergen Tinggren
Former Executive Member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors
Schindler Management Ltd.

Turkey

Bülent Eczacibasi
Chairman, Eczacibasi Holding Company
Chairman, Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts

Güler Sabanci
Chairman and Managing Director
Haci Ömer Sabanci Holding A.S.

United Kingdom

Sir Winn Bischoff
Chairman
Financial Reporting Council

Lord Browne of Madingley
Chairman
L1 Energy

Sir Howard Davies
Chairman
Royal Bank of Scotland 

Harald Einsmann
Member of the Advisory Board
Trilantic Capital Partners

Niall FitzGerald
Chairman
Hakluyt & Company Ltd

Gerard Kleisterlee
Chairman
Vodafone PLC

Sir Bryan Nicholson
Former Chairman
Manpower Services Commission
The Post Office
BUPA
The Cookson Group plc
The Financial Reporting Council
Former President
The Confederation of British Industry

Latin America

Panama

Stanley A. Motta
Chairman
Copa Holdings

Middle East

Kuwait

Hisham Abdulrazzak Al-Razzuqi
Former Chief Executive Officer
Gulf Investment Corporation

Oman

Khalid Bin Hamad Al Busaidi
Chairman
Sabco L.L.C.

North America

Mexico

Tomás González Sada
Chairman of the Board
Grupo Cydsa, S.A. de C.V.

Antonio Madero
Chairman of the Board and CEO
SANLUIS Corporacion S.A. de C.V.

United States

Sanjiv Ahuja
Chairman & CEO
Tillman Global Holdings LLC

Sideh Sedgh Bina
Founding Partner
Insigniam

Kenneth Burdick
Chief Executive Officer
WellCare Health Plans, Inc.

Emanuel Chirico
Chairman and CEO
PVH

Douglas R. Conant
Former Chairman, Avon
Chairman, Kellogg Leadership Institute
Founder and CEO, ConantLeadership
Former CEO, Campbell Soup Company

Robert E. Denham
Partner
Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP

Samuel A. DiPiazza, Jr.
Chairman, Mayo Clinic
Former CEO, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Former Vice Chairman, Citigroup

Jacob A. Frenkel
Chairman, JP Morgan Chase International
Former Governor, Bank of Israel
Former Chairman, Group of Thirty

Daniel Fulton
Retired Chief Executive Officer
Weyerhaeuser

Jeffrey E. Garten
Dean Emeritus
University School of Management

Christina A. Gold
Former President and CEO
Western Union Company

Rajiv L. Gupta
Executive Chairman, Avantor™ Performance Materials
Senior Advisor, New Mountain Capital, LLC

Kathy Hannan
Retired National Managing Partner, Global Lead Partner and Former Chair
KPMG

Larry Jensen
President and CEO
Cushman & Wakefield, Commercial Advisors, LLC

Mark Leiter
Chief Strategy Officer
Leiter & Company

Vikram Malhotra
Chairman of the Americas
McKinsey & Company, Inc.

Ellen R. Marram
President
Barnegat Group

Hutham S. Olayan
President and CEO
Olayan America Corporation

James W. Owens
Retired Chairman and CEO
Caterpillar Inc.

Henry B. Schacht
Managing Director and Senior Advisor
Warburg Pincus LLC

Anne M. Tatlock
Retired Chairman and CEO
Fiduciary Trust Company International 

Paul A. Volcker
Former Chairman of the Board of Governors
The Federal Reserve System

Maggie Wilderotter
Former Executive Chairman
Frontier Communications Corporation

South America

Brazil

Alain J.P. Belda
Managing Director
Warburg Pincus LLC