Peter Clare has been a member of our Board since 2008. Mr. Clare is Managing Director of The Carlyle Group and co-head of the U.S. Buyout group. Mr. Clare, founding member of the Carlyle Asia Buyout team, has played a significant role in several of The Carlyle Group's most successful investments. Prior to joining Carlyle in 1992, Mr. Clare was with First City Capital Corporation, a private equity group, and the Interfunding/Merchant Banking Group of Prudential-Bache Capital Funding. Mr. Clare is a magna cum laude graduate of Georgetown University and received his M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School. Mr. Clare is also a member of the Boards of Directors of CommScope, Inc., Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD), and Sequa Corp. Mr. Clare is Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Compensation and Executive Committees.