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Anthony S. Thornley


Anthony S. Thornley has served as a director since September 2006 and has served as our lead independent director since June 2012. From June 2011 to March 2012 he served as interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Callaway Golf Company, a golf equipment company. From February 2002 to June 2005 he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Qualcomm Incorporated, a wireless communication technology and integrated circuit company. From July 2001 to February 2002 he served as Chief Financial and Operating Officer of Qualcomm and from March 1994 to February 2002 as Chief Financial Officer of Qualcomm. Prior to joining Qualcomm, he was with Nortel Networks, a telecommunications equipment manufacturer, for sixteen years in various financial and information systems management positions, including Vice President Finance and IS, Public Networks, Vice President Finance NT World Trade and Corporate Controller Nortel Limited. Mr. Thornley has also worked for Coopers and Lybrand in public accounting. Mr. Thornley is a director of Callaway Golf Company, Proximetry, Inc., a network software company, and Gorgon Media Inc., a specialized investment company. Mr. Thornley received his BSc degree in Chemistry from the University of Manchester, England.

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