|J. Danforth Quayle|
Dan Quayle has been a member of our Board of Directors since inception, and he currently serves as Chairman of our Compensation and Nominating & Governance Committees. Mr. Quayle served as a congressman, senator and the 44th Vice President of the United States. During his tenure as Vice President, President George H.W. Bush named Mr. Quayle head of the Council of Competitiveness, which worked to ensure America's international competitiveness in the 21st century. He has made official visits to numerous countries and was chairman of the National Space Council. Since leaving public office, Mr. Quayle has authored three books, including Standing Firm, A Vice-Presidential Memoir. He established and sold an insurance business in Indiana. For two years he was a distinguished visiting professor of international studies at Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International Management. Mr. Quayle joined Cerberus in 1999, and currently serves as chairman of Cerberus Global Investments. Cerberus is one of the world's leading private investment firms, with over $27 billion in committed capital and offices in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Atlanta, London, Baarn (The Netherlands), Frankfurt, Osaka and Tokyo. As chairman of Cerberus Global Investments, Mr. Quayle has been actively involved in new business sourcing and marketing for Cerberus in North America, Asia and Europe. Mr. Quayle is currently a director of Aozora Bank, Tokyo, Japan.