Robert Dishman has served as a Director of the Company since October 2000 and currently serves as Chairman of the Compensation Committee and is a member of the Governance Committee. Since 2007, Mr. Dishman has served as Manager of BioFlash Partners LLC and CEO of Tarpon Biosystems Inc., which are start-up private companies involved in the purification of biopharmaceuticals. Mr. Dishman has also served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Molecular Recognition, Inc., a private investment company, since 2002. From 2000 to 2002, Mr. Dishman had served as the Chief Executive Officer of Serenex, Inc., an integrated oncology-focused drug discovery and development company. From 1994 to 2000, Mr. Dishman served in various positions with Dyax Corp (formerly Biotage, Inc.), a biological research and drug discovery company, including Executive Vice President and Director of Dyax Corp and President of Dyax Separations Division, a manufacturer and distributor of chemical separations products. Mr. Dishman currently serves on the Board of Directors of BioFlash Partners LLC, Tarpon Biosystems Inc. and BioSystems Development, Inc. Mr. Dishman holds a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
David Green has served as the Company's President and a member of the Board of Directors of the Company since March 1996. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Green was a strategy consultant with Monitor Company, a strategy consulting company, in Cambridge, Massachusetts and Johannesburg, South Africa from June 1991 until September 1995 and a brand manager for household products with Unilever PLC, a packaged consumer goods company, in London from September 1985 to February 1989. Mr. Green currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Harvard Business School Healthcare Industry Alumni Association, the Advisory Board of the Harvard Business School Student Healthcare Club and on the Executive Advisory Board of The University of Massachusetts Lowell Nanomanufacturing Center. Mr. Green graduated from Oxford University with a B.A. Honors degree in physics and holds a M.B.A. degree with distinction from Harvard Business School.
Neal J. Harte
Neal J. Harte has served as a Director of the Company since February 2004 and is a member of the Audit Committee and the Governance Committee. Since 2003, Mr. Harte has served as the President of the TACS Group, a consulting firm. From 2002 to 2003, Mr. Harte served as the Executive Vice President and Vice Chairman of Vitale, Caturano & Company. From 1974 to 2002, Mr. Harte served as the President of Harte, Carucci & Driscoll, P.C., a CPA firm. Mr. Harte serves on the Board of Trustees of Winchester Savings Bank. Mr. Harte is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and served as a Council at Large. Mr. Harte holds a B.S. degree in accounting from Boston College and holds a M.S. in taxation from Bentley College.
John F. Kennedy has served as a Director of the Company since October 2000 and is a member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee. From June 2006 until his retirement in October 2008, Mr. Kennedy served as President and Chief Financial Officer of Nova Ventures Corporation, the management company providing executive management services to the operating companies of Nova Holdings LLC, Nova Analytics Corporation and Nova Technologies Corporation. From July 2002 to June 2006, Mr. Kennedy served as the President and Chief Financial Officer of Nova Analytics Corporation, a worldwide supplier and integrator of analytical instruments. From August 1999 to April 2002, Mr. Kennedy served as the Senior Vice President, Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of RSA Security Inc., an e-business security company. Prior to joining RSA Security, Mr. Kennedy was Chief Financial Officer of Decalog, NV, a developer of enterprise investment management software, from 1998 to 1999. From 1993 to 1998, Mr. Kennedy served as Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Natural MicroSystems Corporation, a telecommunications company. Mr. Kennedy serves on the Board of Directors of Human Education Capital Corporation. Mr. Kennedy holds an M.S.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Earl R. Lewis has served as a Director of the Company since October 2000 and Lead Director since November 2008. Mr. Lewis currently serves as Chairman of the Governance Committee and is a member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Lewis has served as the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of FLIR Systems, Inc., a designer, manufacturer and marketer of thermal imaging and infrared camera systems, since November 2000. Mr. Lewis previously served in various capacities with Thermo Instrument Systems, Inc. (now merged into Thermo Fisher Corporation) beginning in 1986 and was subsequently named President in 1997 and Chief Executive Officer in 1998. Thermo Fisher Corporation develops, manufactures and markets measuring and controlling devices. Mr. Lewis formerly was Chairman of Thermo BioAnalysis Corporation, Thermo Vision Corporation, Thermo Optek Corporation, ThermoQuest Corporation, each of which is a developer of laboratory analytical instruments, and ONIX Systems, Inc., a developer of measuring and controlling devices. Mr. Lewis currently serves on the Board of Directors of American DG, Inc., NxStage Medical Inc. and Flir Systems, Inc. Mr. Lewis also serves on the Board of Trustees of Clarkson University and New Hampton School.
George Uveges has served as a Director of the Company since March 2006 and is Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr. Uveges has served as the founder and principal in the Tallwood Group, an angel-investing firm that provides financial and management advisory services in addition to investment capital. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Uveges served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of TranXenoGen, Inc., a development stage biotechnology company that was listed on the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange during that period. He was also a Director of that company from 2001 to 2005. Mr. Uveges was, from 2000 to 2001, the Chief Operating Officer of BioSource International, Inc., a publicly held company engaged in developing a broad-based offering of life science tools. Mr. Uveges serves on the Board of Directors of Microfluidics International Corporation. Mr. Uveges is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Financial Executives International and the National Association of Corporate Directors. Mr. Uveges holds a B.B.A. from Cleveland State University and an M.B.A. from Baldwin Wallace College.
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