Committee Composition


Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, click on committee names in the chart below.
Chairperson Chairperson Committee Member Member Financial Expert Financial Expert
 Audit CommitteeCompensation CommitteeGovernance Committee
Edward G. Galante 
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... 
  Committee Member Chairperson
Rod Marlin 
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... 
  Committee Member Committee Member
John T. Preston 
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 ... 
  Committee Member Committee Member
Andrea Robertson, CPA Financial Expert
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... 
Chairperson Committee Member  
Thomas J. Shields 
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... 
Committee Member Chairperson  
Lauren C. States 
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... 
Committee Member   Committee Member
John R. Welch 
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 ... 
Committee Member   Committee Member
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