Chairman

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Chairman

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Launched in 1992.

Countries: United States (31%), United Kingdom (16%), (9%)

Main connections: President, Chief operating officer, Ocata Therapeutics

Linked to: American Psychological Association, Apple Inc., Ford Motor Company, National Association of Parliamentarians

 

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1992

In his 1992 State of the Union address, then-U.S. President George H.W. Bush used "chairman" for men and "chair" for women add something

 

Vadym Hetman - On March 24, 1992, Vadym Hetman was accepted as the Chairman of the National Bank of Ukraine


1993

Derek Burney - Burney was hired by Bell Canada and worked as Chairman and CEO of the company from 1993 to 1999

 

Thomas Stonor, 7th Baron Camoys - He was Deputy Chairman of Sotheby's from 1993 to 1997


1994

A 1994 Canadian study found the "Toronto Star" newspaper referring to most presiding men as "chairman", and to most presiding women as "chairperson" or as "chairwoman" add something

 

Micron Technology - In 1994, founder Joe Parkinson retired as CEO and Steve Appleton took over as Chairman, $President, and CEO.


1995

Jarmakhan Tuyakbay - In 1995, he was appointed Chairman of the State Investigatory Committee, and held the office until 1997

 

Kumar Mangalam Birla - Kumar Mangalam Birla took over as Chairman of the Aditya Birla Group in 1995, at the young age of 28, after sudden death of his father, Aditya Birla, after whom the group is named

 

Douglas Hurd - After his retirement as Foreign Secretary, he remained a key supporter of John Major, and kept a range of active political involvements as well as taking on some business appointments, most notably as a Deputy Chairman of NatWest Markets and a Board Director of NatWest Group, posts he held from October 1995 until 1999


1996

Richard Haskayne - From 1996 to 1999, he was Chairman of the Board of MacMillan Bloedel Limited when it was acquired by Weyerhaeuser

 

Robert Willis (priest) - He is the present Chairman of the Deans' and Provosts' Conference of the Church of England and has been a member of the General Synod since 1996

 

Richard Haskayne - He was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Interhome Energy Inc. From 1996 to 1998, he was Chairman of TransAlta Corporation

 

Charles Allen (businessman) - He was Chief Executive of Granada Group Plc from 1996 till 2000, Executive Chairman of Granada Media Plc 2000 to 2004, Chief Executive of ITV plc from its formation in 2004 until 2007 and Chairman of the music company EMI from 2008 to 2010

 

Eric Ashton - In 1996 he was appointed Chairman of his old club and was at the helm when they won the double that year


1997

Ian MacLaurin, Baron MacLaurin of Knebworth - From 1997 until 2002 he was a Chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board and is now Chairman of the Sport Honours Committee

 

Ian MacLaurin, Baron MacLaurin of Knebworth - Ian MacLaurin joined Vodafone as a non-executive director in 1997, becoming Chairman in July 1998

 

Michael Ancram - After the Conservatives' defeat at the 1997 election he served in the Shadow Cabinet as Constitutional Affairs Spokesman from June 1997 to June 1998, and as Chairman of the Conservative Party from October 1998 to September 2001

 

Douglas Hurd - In December 1997, Hurd was appointed Chairman of British Invisibles


1998

John Bond (banker) - Bond took over as Group Chairman in 1998 with the retirement of Sir William Purves

 

Douglas Hurd - He was Chairman of the judging panel for the 1998 Booker Prize for Fiction

 

Frank Batten - They had two daughters, Mary Elizabeth,Dorothy, and son Frank Batten, Jr., who succeeded his father as Chairman and CEO of Landmark Communications on January 1, 1998


1999

John B. T. Campbell III - Campbell became Chairman and CEO of Saab of Orange County in 1999.

 

Jerry York (businessman) - From 1999 to 2003, York was Chairman and CEO of Micro Warehouse, which went bankrupt

 

Peter Morgan (automaker) - Peter Morgan retired on his eightieth birthday in 1999 but remained on the board as Chairman until 2003

 

Goldman Sachs - With the firm's 1999 IPO, Paulson became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the firm

 

David Blatherwick (diplomat) - Blatherwick became Chairman of the Egyptian-British Chamber of Commerce in December 1999, a position he still holds

 

Jarmakhan Tuyakbay - On December 1, 1999 Zharmakhan Tuyakbay was elected Chairman of Majlis of the Republic of Kazakhstan for five-year term


2000

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Jeff Wellemeyer - Currently he is the President and Chairman of the Smoothstone IP Communications Corporation based in Louisville, Kentucky , Kentucky which he co-founded in 2000

 

Robert Alexander, Baron Alexander of Weedon - He was a Director of other companies, a member of the Government's Panel on Sustainable Development and Chairman of the Royal Shakespeare Company from 2000 until ill-health forced him to retire in 2004

 

Jan Leschly - Leschly has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Care Capital LLC, a private equity firm, since May 2000

 

Ulrich Bez - Before he became the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd. in July 2000, he was a business advisor to the Ford Motor Company


2001

Peter Burt - Following the merger, he served as Deputy Chairman of HBOS and Governor of the Bank of Scotland, from 2001 to 2003, and left the board afterwards

 

Chris Moyes - He became the Chairman of the Council of Durham University in 2001

 

Kenneth Chenault - He has been the CEO and Chairman of American Express since 2001

 

Charles Allen (businessman) - He remained with Granada when the two companies demerged and became Executive Chairman of Granada plc in 2001

 

Jim Kimsey - In 2001, Secretary of State Colin Powell named Mr. Kimsey as Chairman of the International Commission on Missing Persons, an organization dedicated to identifying hundreds of thousands of missing from conflicts and natural disasters around the world, through DNA research

 

Jerry Grundhofer - He had been the CEO of U.S. Bancorp since February 2001, and has been Chairman of the Board since 2002

 

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe - On the same day, and appointed Chief Executive Officer of Nestlé S.A. On April 6, 2001, the Board of Directors of Nestlé S.A. elected him as Vice-Chairman of the Board, and, in April 2005, Chairman of the Board


2002

Charles Dalfen - From 2002-2007, he served as Chairman of the CRTC. Following the end of his term at the CRTC, Dalfen served as Counsel at Torys LLP.

 

Kare Casals - He was Managing Director of the Electronic Commerce Association of Finland from 2002 to 2007, and the Chairman of the association between 2007 - 2011

 

China Construction Bank - In January 2002, CCB Chairman Wang Xuebing resigned from the bank after being charged with accepting bribes while he was employed with Bank of China; he was sentenced to 12 years in prison

 

Solomon Lew - In September 2002, Lew was voted off the board of Coles Myer after the Chairman of the company former banker Stan Wallis campaigned for Lew's removal

 

Thomas Kean - But on December 13, 2002, Kissinger resigned as the Commission's Chairman, under pressure because of potential conflicts with his global business consultancy


2003

Peter Squire - Commonwealth War Graves Commission - He was Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Imperial War Museum from 2003 to 2011 and Vice-Chairman of the Board of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission from 2005 to 2008

 

American Greetings - In 2003 Morry Weiss's sons Zev and Jeffrey became CEO and President respectively; Morry Weiss remains Chairman

 

Mehdi Ghafourifar - Since 2003, Ghafourifar has served as the Chairman of Pillarton Corporation, a capital and management advisory services company based in Silicon Valley

 

Kone - The current Chairman of Kone's Board of Directors from 2003 onwards is Antti Herlin, the son of Pekka Herlin


2004

The Royal Bank of Canada previously used "vice chair" in their inner management circle until 2004 but have since renamed them group head add something

 

Gap Inc. - Donald Fisher served as Chairman of the Board until 2004, playing a role in the ouster of then-CEO Millard Drexler in 2002, and remained on the board until his death on September 27, 2009

 

Peter Burt - In 2004, he was appointed Chairman of ITV plc

 

Petrina Holdsworth - She was elected to the UKIP NEC in 2004 and became Chairman of the NEC and National Chairman in that year

 

Gerard Arpey - Gerard J. Arpey was elected Chairman of AMR Corporation and American Airlines, Inc. in May 2004


2005

Bob Dornan - During the summer of 2005, Dornan briefly expressed interest in the 48th Congressional District seat that became vacant when Christopher Cox resigned to become Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

 

Ian Garnett - He was appointed Chairman of Chatham Historic Dockyard in 2005

 

Didier Lombard - Between February 2005 and March 2010 he was Chairman and CEO of France Télécom

 

Jarmakhan Tuyakbay - On March 20, 2005, Political Movement For a Just Kazakhstan was formed, and Tuyakbay became Chairman of the organization

 

Eric F. Billings - Billings is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FBR Group, a position he assumed in April 2005

 

Robert J. Stevens - He was elected Chairman on April 28, 2005, retaining his previous responsibilities as President and CEO. He has held a variety of executive positions including Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and head of Strategic Planning

 

James A. Bell - He returned to his singular role as Boeing's CFO on June 30, 2005 following the appointment of Jim McNerney as the new President, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of the Boeing Company

 

Warren Silver - Silver operated his practice, during which he represented Stephen King and served on the Board of Governors of the Maine Trial Lawyers Association and as Chairman of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court's Civil Rules Committee, until early July 2005 when he sold it and its building to Cuddy and Lanham, another Bangor, Maine-based law firm

 

John B. T. Campbell III - After Congressman Christopher Cox resigned to become Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Campbell became a candidate to replace Cox in the 48th Congressional District Special Election, scheduled for October 4, 2005


2006

After the 2006 reorganization, the management cadre ran the business, while the chairman oversaw the controls of the business through compliance and audit and the direction of the business add something

 

Peter Burt - He served as a non-executive director of Royal Dutch Shell until 2006, Chairman of Dyslexia Scotland and on the boards of a number of charities

 

Maarten van den Bergh - Since 2006 he is the Deputy Chairman of the BT Group

 

Dieter Zetsche - Since January 1, 2006, he succeeded Jürgen Schrempp as Chairman of DaimlerChrysler , being succeeded in the position of Chrysler Group CEO by Thomas W. LaSorda

 

Gateway, Inc. - Coleman replaced Snyder, who served as interim CEO since February 2006, and was Chairman of the Gateway Board of Directors

 

Ivor Tiefenbrun - In May 2006, it was announced that Ivor Tiefenbrun had stepped aside as Linn's Managing Director, but would assume the role of Executive Chairman

 

Fujio Cho - Ch? has been serving as Chairman of the Board and Representative Director of Toyota Motor Corporation since June 2006


2007

Jerry Grundhofer - Jerry Grundhofer was to remain as Chairman of the Board of Directors until the end of 2007 when he was scheduled to retire

 

Tom Renyi - He is the former Executive Chairman of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, following BNY and Mellon's merger on July 1, 2007


2008

Bernard Kenny - Senator Kenny was the Chairman of the Budget and Appropriation Committee in 2008, and served on the Joint Budget Oversight Committee, the Joint Legislative Committee on Ethical Standards, the

 

Solomon Lew - In March 2008, Lew returned to the public company stage, rejoining the board of the listed company Premier Investments, as its Chairman

 

John Brock (CEO) - He was appointed Chairman in April 2008

 

Brian Lang - Lang is a trustee of the Heritage Lottery Fund, a member of the Cultural Commission and was appointed in August 2008 as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra

 

Cardinal Health - On September 29, 2008 the company announced Kerry Clark would retire and George Barrett would become the Chairman and CEO.

 

Huang Guangyu - On November 24, 2008 the Hong Kong Stock Exchange indefinitely halted trading in shares in GOME, amid reports of a police investigation of Huang Guang Yu, the company's Chairman, Executive Director and Controlling Shareholder


2009

Huang Guangyu - He resigned from the post of Chairman on 16 January 2009

 

Harvey Goldsmith - The British Music Experience opened at the O2 Arena in March 2009 and Harvey is Chairman of the Foundation and Chairman of the Board

 

Rick Wagoner - On March 29, 2009, Wagoner agreed to immediately resign his position as GM Chairman and CEO, as part of the Obama administration deal to provide GM with further short-term financing

 

Rick Wagoner - Wagoner resigned as Chairman and CEO at General Motors on March 29, 2009, at the request of the White House

 

Salman Ali Shaikh - Prior to being appointed as SECP Chairman on April 13, 2009, Mr. Shaikh served as the acting Chairman and Commissioner of the SECP's Specialised Companies Division

 

Thomas W. LaSorda - While Fiat asked LaSorda to stay on, he instead opted to step down as President and Vice-Chairman and retired effective May 1, 2009, as Chrysler LLC filed for bankruptcy

 

Thomas Stonor, 7th Baron Camoys - Lord Camoys was appointed Chairman of The Tablet Trust in June 2009


2010

Carole Pankau - Pankau was a Republican nominee for DuPage County Chairman in 2010 but lost to Republican Daniel Cronin

 

Tinchy Stryder - Danquah became the company's Chairman and A&R executive in January 2010

 

Borders Group - On May 21, 2010, it was revealed that Bennett S. LeBow, Chairman of Vector Group, was making a large private investment in Borders stock

 

Daniel Akerson - On August 12, 2010 it was announced that Akerson would be the successor of Ed Whitacre as CEO of General Motors, starting September 1, 2010 and would assume the Chairman of the Board position on January 1, 2011

 

General Motors - On August 12, 2010, GM announced that Whitacre would relinquish the CEO position effective September 1, 2010, and that of Chairman of the Board at the end of the year, to be replaced in those functions by current board member Dan Akerson

 

Daniel Akerson - Akerson succeeded Edward Whitacre as CEO on September 1, 2010, and became Chairman of the Board on January 1, 2011

 

Edward Whitacre, Jr. - On September 1, 2010 he relinquished the CEO position to Daniel Akerson but agreed to continue on as GM Chairman to the end of the year

 

Stephen Green, Baron Green of Hurstpierpoint - He stepped down as Group Chairman of HSBC on 3 December 2010 and was replaced by Douglas Flint


2011

Emerson Fittipaldi - In 2011 he started embracing social media by opening up an official Twitter and Facebook account, as well as becoming a Chairman of Motorsport.com

 

Bjorn Wahlroos - In March 2011 he was elected as the Chairman of Nordea

 

Huang Guangyu - In April 2011, Chairman Chen Xiao, who succeeded Mr. Huang when he was sentenced to prison, resigned after a seven-month campaign by Mr. Huang to reassert control

 

Google - On April 4, 2011 Larry Page became CEO and Eric Schmidt became Executive Chairman of Google

 

K. V. Kamath - Kamath took charge as the Chairman of Infosys from N R Narayana Murthy on 21 August 2011


2012

Bruce Kovner - He is Chairman of Caxton Alternative Management LP, which he established in January 2012 to manage his investment, trading and business activities


2013

Robert J. Stevens - Bob Stevens was elected to remain as Executive Chairman through 2013

 

Robert J. Stevens - He was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lockheed Martin until January 1, 2013 when Marillyn Hewson became CEO and President

 

Charles Chukwuma Soludo - On 17 July 2013, Soludo resigned from the People's_Democratic_Party_(Nigeria) after a letter to the National Chairman of the party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur

 

Kroger - On September 20, 2013, It was announced that David Dillon would be retiring as CEO of the Kroger Co. effective January 1, 2014 to be succeeded as CEO by W. Rodney McMullen, current COO of the company, and that David Dillon would remain on as Chairman of the Board through the end of 2014


2014

Daniel Akerson - It is reported that Akerson's retirement was expedited by his wife's advanced stage cancer, however on March 1, 2014, The Carlyle Group announced that Akerson rejoined the firm as Vice Chairman and Special Advisor to the Board of Directors

 

K. V. Kamath - He is designated to be non-executive Chairman of Infosys Board, effective October 11, 2014