Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees click on the committee name listed at the top of the table. To learn more about our board members, visit the Board of Directors area of our web site.

Audit Committee

The purpose of the Audit Committee (the "Committee") is to assist the Board of Directors (the "Board") in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities by reviewing the financial information which will be provided to the shareholders and others; reviewing the systems of internal controls which... read more

Compensation and Management Development Committee

The Compensation and Management Development Committee's (the "Committee") basic responsibility is to review the performance and development of Company management in achieving corporate goals and objectives and to assure that senior executives of the Company are compensated effectively in a manner consistent with... read more

Nomination and Governance Committee

The Nomination and Governance Committee (the "Committee") shall oversee, review, and make periodic recommendations concerning the Company's corporate governance policies... read more

Acquisition Committee

The Acquisition Committee shall have the authority to review and approve merger and acquisition transactions and investment transactions proposed by the Company's management. The Acquisition Committee is authorized to approve merger and acquisition transactions and investment transactions by the Company valued in an amount not to exceed, for any particular... read more

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee is authorized to review and approve the Company's global investment policy which applies to all equity and fixed income investments made by the Company and by its subsidiaries worldwide; review the Company's minority investments and fixed income assets; authorize the issuance of debt securities of the Company; oversee stock repurchase more