|Thomas E. Whiddon|
Age 59. Advisory Director of Berkshire Partners, LLC (private equity firm), Boston, Mass., since 2005. Formerly Executive Vice President, Logistics and Technology of Lowe’s Companies, Inc. 2000–2003; Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Lowe’s 1996–2000. Served on the Board since 2001. Member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating, and Financial Policy Committees.