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Erskine B. Bowles

Erskine B. Bowles

Director since 2011
Board committees:

compensation, finance and risk management

Subject expertise:

CEO/senior officer; finance and accounting; governance/board; governmental relations; human resources and compensation; strategic planning

Career highlights:

Mr. Bowles has been a senior advisor and non-executive vice chairman of BDT Capital Partners LLC, a merchant bank, since January 2012.  He was co-chairman of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, after serving as president of the University of North Carolina from 2006 to 2010.  He also served as White House chief of staff under President Clinton. He is also a director of Facebook Inc. Mr. Bowles was formerly a director of Morgan Stanley, Belk, Inc., General Motors Company, Cousins Properties, Inc., and North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company.