Mr. Levy became a director in 1998. Mr. Levy is a Senior Managing Director of JLL Partners, Inc., which he founded in 1988. Mr. Levy serves as a director of several companies, including Fairfield Manufacturing Company, Inc., Lancer Industries, Inc., Motor Coach Industries International, Inc., Mosaic Sales Solutions, Corp., PGT Industries, Inc. and C.H.I. Overhead Doors, Inc.
Mr. Christophe became a director in September of 2005. The Board of Directors has affirmatively determined that he qualifies as an "independent" director. Mr. Christophe is the Managing Partner of TSG Capital Group, a private equity investment firm, which he founded in 1992. Previously, Mr. Christophe was Senior Vice President of TLC Group, L.P. From 1971 to 1987, Mr. Christophe held numerous senior positions with Citibank, N.A. He has served as a director of various public and private companies and has been a Chartered Financial Analyst since 1975.
Mr. Griffin became a director in June of 2005 and is the Chairman of the Audit Committee. The Board of Directors has affirmatively determined that he qualifies as an "independent" director, and he was designated by the Board as an audit committee "financial expert" under the SEC's guidelines. In March 2002, Mr. Griffin retired from Barclays Capital, where from June 2000 to March 2002 he was Head of Investment Banking, Americas and a member of the Management Committee. Prior to joining Barclays Capital, Mr. Griffin was a member of the Executive Committee for the Montgomery Division of Banc of America Securities and held a number of positions with Bank of America, including Group Executive Vice President and Head of Global Debt Capital Raising and Senior Management Council Member. Mr. Griffin serves on the board of directors of Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. and RG Boat Company.
Mr. Kruse became a director in February of 2006 and is a member of the Audit Committee. The Board of Directors has affirmatively determined that he qualifies as an "independent" director. Mr. Kruse has been a managing director of Warburg Pincus, LLC since January 2006, and has been employed by Warburg Pincus, LLC since February 2002. Prior to joining Warburg Pincus, LLC, Mr. Kruse was employed by AEA Investors, Inc. Prior to that, he was employed by Bain & Co., Inc., a management consulting firm. Mr. Kruse is also a director of Knoll, Inc., Polypore International, Inc., TransDigm Inc./TransDigm Holding Company and Wellman, Inc.
Mr. Steinke became director in June of 2006, and he is a member of the Audit Committee. The Board of Directors has affirmatively determined that he qualifies as an "independent" director, and he was designated by the Board as an audit committee "financial expert" under the SEC's guidelines. Mr. Steinke is President and Chief Executive Officer of Eagle Family Foods, Inc., a consumer products company in the food industry. Prior to his appointment as CEO in 2001, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Eagle Family Foods from 1998-2001. His previous positions held include Senior Vice President and Group General Manager of BHP Copper, a $97 billion natural resource company; and President of Magma Metals, a billion-dollar subsidiary of Magma Copper Company. Mr. Steinke, a C.P.A., has nine years of public accounting experience with Arthur Andersen & Company and received his B.A. in Finance and Accounting from California State University – Long Beach. Mr. Steinke also serves on the board of directors for Eagle Family Foods, Cambridge International and SIFE.