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Stephanie Shern
Director

Stephanie M. Shern is a director and Chair of the Audit Committee and has served in these capacities since 2002. From 1995 until April 2001, Mrs. Shern was a Vice Chair for Ernst & Young LLP and a member of Ernst & Young's Board and Management Committee. During that time, she was also the Global Director of Retail and Consumer Products for Ernst & Young. Mrs. Shern is currently a director and Chair of the Audit Committee of The Scotts/Miracle Gro Company and a director and member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees of Royal Ahold. During the past five years, Mrs. Shern has also served as a director of Century Link, Embarq Corp, Sprint Nextel Corp. and Nextel Communications, Inc. Additionally, she is a member of the advisory board of Pennsylvania State University's accounting major program, and a founding member of the Lead Director Network, a peer group of lead directors sponsored by King & Spalding and convened by Tapestry Networks.