This excerpt taken from the EFA DEF 14A filed May 24, 2005.
Who are the Proposed Nominees?
The proposed Nominees for election are Cecilia H. Herbert, Charles A. Hurty, John E. Kerrigan, Lee T. Kranefuss, Richard K. Lyons, John E. Martinez, George G.C. Parker and W. Allen Reed.
The table below contains the name, age, position and length of service with the Companies, principal occupation during the past five years, and any other directorships held by each Nominee. iShares, Inc., iShares Trust, Master Investment Portfolio and the Barclays Global Investors Funds, each an open-end management investment company registered under the 1940 Act, are considered to be members of the same investment company complex. If elected, each Nominee would oversee at least 98 funds. In addition, Richard K. Lyons and Lee T. Kranefuss each serve as a Trustee for the Barclays Global Investors Funds and for the Master Investment Portfolio and, as a result, each oversees an additional 27 funds within the investment company complex. The address of each Nominee is 45 Fremont Street, San Francisco, CA 94105.
No Nominee is a party adverse to the Trust or the Company, or any of their affiliates, in any material pending legal proceeding, nor does any Nominee have an interest materially adverse to the Trust or the Company.