Board of Directors


Alan S. McKim
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Alan S. McKim
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer


Alan S. McKim founded the Company in 1980 and has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer since its founding. He was named President of the Company in September 2016. He serves as a director of most of the Company's subsidiaries. Mr. McKim holds an MBA from Northeastern University's D'Amore - McKim School of Business. He now serves on Northeastern University's Board of Trustees, and he holds an honorary doctorate from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. Mr. McKim... 
Dr. Eugene Banucci
Lead Director
Dr. Eugene Banucci
Lead Director


Eugene Banucci, an independent Director of the Company since 2008, is the founder and former Chairman and CEO of ATMI, Inc., a public company acquired by Entegris (ENTG) in 2014. ATMI was a supplier of specialty materials to the worldwide semiconductor industry. Dr. Banucci served as Chief Executive Officer of ATMI, Inc. from its founding in 1986 until the beginning of 2005. He serves on the boards of directors of Cognex Corporation and several private companies. From 2005 until February 2010, h... 
Edward G. Galante
Director
Edward G. Galante
Director


Edward G. Galante, an independent Director of the Company since 2010, retired in 2006 after more than 30 years with Exxon Mobil Corporation. Prior to his retirement, he most recently served as a Senior Vice President and member of the Management Committee. His principal responsibilities included the worldwide Downstream business: Refining & Supply, Fuels Marketing, Lubricants and Specialties and Research and Engineering. He also was responsible for Exxon Mobil's corporate Public Affairs and Safe... 
Rod Marlin
Director
Rod Marlin
Director


Rod Marlin, an independent Director of the Company since 2009, was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Eveready Inc., a public company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, and its predecessors from 2002 until the Company's acquisition of Eveready in July 2009. From October 2009 until January 2014, Mr. Marlin was the Chief Executive Officer of ENTREC Corporation, a public Canadian company listed on the TSX Exchange which provides crane, heavy haul tran... 
John T. Preston
Director
John T. Preston
Director


John T. Preston, an independent Director of the Company since 1995, is the Managing Partner of TEM Capital, a privately-held equity investment company, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Continuum Energy Technologies LLC, a private company. Mr. Preston is currently a director of numerous private companies. From 1992 through 1995, he served as Director of Technology Development at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (“MIT”). From 1986 to 1992 he was Director of the MIT Technology ... 
Andrea Robertson, CPA
Director
Andrea Robertson, CPA
Director


Andrea Robertson, an independent Director of the Company since 2004, was the Group Executive, Corporate Treasurer of MasterCard Worldwide from 2003 to June 2010. From 1996 to 2003, she held financial management positions with RR Donnelley & Sons Company, and from 1984 to 1996 with International Business Machines Corporation. From 1979 to 1982, she was an auditor with Coopers & Lybrand. She holds a BS in Accounting from Merrimack College and an MBA in Finance/Management Information Systems from t... 
Thomas J. Shields
Director
Thomas J. Shields
Director


Thomas J. Shields, an independent Director of the Company since 1999, is a Managing Director of Shields & Company, Inc., a privately-held investment banking firm that he co-founded in 1991. He served as the presiding director and chairman of the audit committee of B.J.'s Wholesale Club, Inc., a public company, until it was sold in 2011 and he now serves as a director and chairman of the audit committee of Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc., a private company. Mr. Shields is a graduate of Harvard C... 
Lauren C. States
Director
Lauren C. States
Director


Lauren C. States, an independent Director of the Company since March 2016, retired in 2014 after more than 36 years with IBM Corporation. Prior to her retirement, she served as Vice President, Strategy and Transformation for IBM’s Software Group and was a member of the Growth and Transformation senior leadership team. Her principal responsibilities included leading the global sales force strategy and go-to-market for IBM’s multi-billion-dollar software business. From 2008 to 2013, she was a lead... 
John R. Welch
Director
John R. Welch
Director


John R. Welch, an independent Director of the Company since 2014, was until June 2015 a Director (Senior Partner) in the Boston office of McKinsey & Company, an international business consulting firm, and is now a Director Emeritus. As a Director, he served clients across a variety of industries for 29 years. From 2007 to 2012, he was the Managing Partner of McKinsey’s New England Practice, and from 2001 to 2005 he led the firm’s Strategy Practice. He has written several articles on mergers and ... 
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