This excerpt taken from the NDAQ DEF 14A filed May 2, 2005.
Class 2 Nominees
Daniel Coleman, an Industry Director nominee, has been a Managing Director and Head of Equities for the Americas at UBS Securities LLC, a broker-dealer subsidiary of UBS AG, since October 2004. Mr. Coleman has been a member of the firms Equities Management Committee since January 2002. Mr. Coleman has been with UBS Investment Bank and its predecessor firms for 18 years and has held several executive management positions, including Head of Equities Trading from June 2000 to October 2004. Previously, he served as Head of Client Trading from September 1997 to June 2000. Mr. Coleman serves on the board of The Options Clearing Corporation and is a former member of the Nasdaq Quality of Markets Committee.
Patrick J. Healy, a Non-Industry Director nominee, has been a member of the Nasdaq Board since February 2004. Mr. Healy is a Managing Director of Hellman & Friedman LLC and CEO of Hellman & Friedman Europe, Ltd., a private equity investment firm. Mr. Healy joined Hellman & Friedman in 1994, serving as Managing Director since January 1999 and previously as Principal from July 1994. Mr. Healy serves on the board of directors of ProSiebenSat 1 A.G. and Mondrian Investment Partners, Ltd.
Merit E. Janow, a Public Director nominee, has been a Professor at Columbia Universitys School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) since 1994. Professor Janow teaches advanced courses in international trade, World Trade Organization (WTO) law, comparative and antitrust law at Columbia Law School, and international economic policy at SIPA. She also serves as the Director of Columbia Universitys Masters Program in International Affairs. Professor Janow is also one of seven members of the WTOs Appellate Body. Since 2001, Professor Janow has served on the Board of Directors of the Capital Income Builder Fund and the World Growth and Income Fund of the American Funds family. For both funds, she serves on the Audit, Proxy, and Contracts Committees.
Thomas G. Stemberg, a Non-Industry Director nominee, has been a member of the Nasdaq Board since May 2002. Mr. Stemberg has been a Venture Partner with Highland Capital Partners, Inc., a private equity firm since March 2005. From February 2004 to March 2005, Mr. Stemberg served as non-executive Chairman of Staples, Inc., an office supply superstore retailer. From February 1988 to March 2005, Mr. Stemberg served as Chairman of Staples. He served as CEO of Staples from January 1986 to February 2002. Mr. Stemberg serves on the board of directors of PETsMART, Inc., Polycom, Inc., and CarMax, Inc.
Mary Jo White, a Public Director nominee, has been a member of the Nasdaq Board since May 2002. Ms. White has been a partner at the law firm of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP since April 2002, and served as the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York from June 1993 until January 2002.