This excerpt taken from the AVX DEF 14A filed Jun 10, 2008.
DONALD B. CHRISTIANSEN Age 69 - Member of the Board since 2002. Retired from AVX in 2000. Senior Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from 1997 to 2000. Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from 1994 to 1997. Chief Financial Officer from 1992 to 1994. Member of the Board from 1992 to 2000.
The three persons listed above have been nominated by the Board. Mr. Yamamura and Mr. Christiansen are nominated for re-election to the Board. Mr. Itoh served on the Board from 1990 until July of 2007. He was appointed by the Board in February 2008 to fill the vacancy created by the death of Mr. Masahiro Umemura and is nominated herein for election to the Board. Unless contrary instructions are given, it is intended that the votes represented by the proxies will be cast FOR the election of the persons listed above as directors. In the event that any of the nominees should become unavailable to stand for election, the Board may designate a substitute. It is intended that all properly executed and returned proxies will be voted FOR such substitute nominee.
THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS RECOMMENDS
A VOTE "FOR" ELECTION OF THE PERSONS LISTED ABOVE.
Directors Continuing in Office
Terms expiring at the Annual Meeting in 2010