This excerpt taken from the NDAQ DEF 14A filed Apr 21, 2006.
Information With Respect to the Other Directors
The Class 1 directors listed below have terms expiring at the 2007 annual meeting of stockholders and upon their successors being duly elected and qualified. We are obligated by the terms of a securityholders agreement between Nasdaq and Silver Lake entities to nominate and generally use best efforts to cause the election to the board of directors of one individual designated by Silver Lake II TSA, L.P. subject to certain conditions. Glenn H. Hutchins was designated by Silver Lake II TSA, L.P. as this individual.
Listed below are the continuing directors. The information for each nominee include his or her principal occupation, business experience and current public directorships, if any, the age as of the date of this proxy statement, and the year was first elected a director of Nasdaq.
H. Furlong Baldwin was elected non-executive Chairman of the board of directors effective May 2003 and has been a member of the board of directors since July 2000. Mr. Baldwin also served as a member of NASD board from 1999 until 2003. Mr. Baldwin served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Mercantile Bankshares Corporation, a multi-bank holding company, from April 1976 until March 2001. Mr. Baldwin retired as Chairman and member of the Mercantile Board of Directors in March 2003. Mr. Baldwin joined Mercantile-Safe Deposit & Trust Company in 1956 and was elected President in 1970 of Mercantile-Safe Deposit & Trust Company and Mercantile Bankshares Corporation and Chairman and CEO in 1976. Mr. Baldwin serves on the board of directors of W.R. Grace & Co., Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd., and Allegheny Energy, Inc.
Robert Greifeld was elected to the board of directors and appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Nasdaq in May 2003. Prior to joining Nasdaq, Mr. Greifeld was an Executive Vice President at SunGard Data Systems, Inc., a global provider of integrated software and processing solutions for financial services and a provider of information availability services. Mr. Greifeld joined SunGard in 1999 through SunGards acquisition of Automated Securities Clearance, Inc., where from 1991-1999, Mr. Greifeld was the Chief Operating Officer.
Glenn H. Hutchins was elected to the board of directors in May 2005. Mr. Hutchins is a Managing Director of Silver Lake Partners, a private equity firm that he co-founded in January 1999. Mr. Hutchins is a director of Instinet Incorporated, Seagate Technology and TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation and is also the Chairman of the Board of SunGard Capital Corp. Mr. Hutchins serves as the Chairman of the strategic and financial transactions and nominating, and corporate governance committees for Seagate and also serves on the compensation committee for TD Ameritrade. Mr. Hutchins is the Chairman of the executive committee and serves on the nominating and corporate governance committee of SunGard Capital Corp.
Arvind Sodhani was elected to the board of directors in January 1997. From July 2000 to December 2000, Mr. Sodhani served as a non-voting member of the board of directors. Mr. Sodhani served as a member of NASD board from 1998 to 2003. Mr. Sodhani is Senior Vice President, of Intel Corporation, a semiconductor manufacturer of chips and computer networking products, since February 2005. Mr. Sodhani also serves as President of Intel Capital, Intels strategic management arm, since March 2005. Mr. Sodhani joined Intel in 1981 and served as Vice President and Treasurer from 1990 to February 2005.