Corporate Governance - Biography
|Robert E. Mittelstaedt, Jr. |
Lead Independent Director
Robert E. Mittelstaedt, Jr. Robert E. Mittelstaedt, Jr. (68) has served as a director of the Company since November 1996. Mr. Mittelstaedt is Dean and Professor of Management at the W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University. Prior to June 30, 2004, he was Vice Dean, Executive Education of The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Mittelstaedt had served with The Wharton School since 1973, with the exception of the period from 1985 to 1989 when he founded, served as President and Chief Executive Officer, and sold Intellego, Inc., a company engaged in practice management, systems development, and service bureau billing operations in the medical industry. Mr. Mittelstaedt serves as a director and Compensation Committee member of W. P. Carey & Co., LLC and also serves as a director and Compensation Committee member of Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc. Mr. Mittelstaedt brings to the Board experience as a recognized expert in business strategy, corporate governance and executive compensation issues. Mr. Mittelstaedt serves as the Board’s Lead Independent Director and brings a deep understanding of the role of the Board and its oversight of corporate governance and business strategy.