Governance:  Board of Directors

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Audit Committee

In accordance with its charter, the Audit Committee (the "Committee") assists the Board of Directors in its oversight regarding: (1) the integrity of the financial statements of the Company, (2) the independent accountants' qualifications and independence, (3) the performance of the Company's internal audit function and independent accountants, and (4) the compliance by the Company with legal and regulatory requirements. The Committee also prepares the Audit Committee Report required by the rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "Commission") to be included in the Company's annual proxy statement.

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John T. Cahill, Chair
Independent Director
Chairman of Kraft Food Groups, Inc.
Audit Committee Chair

Elected director in 2005

      
Ellen M. Hancock
Independent Director
Former President of Jazz Technologies, Inc.
(formerly Acquicor Technology)

Elected director in 1988

      
Richard J. Kogan
Independent Director
Former President and Chief Executive Officer of
Schering-Plough Corporation

Elected director in 1996

      
Stephen I. Sadove
Independent Director
Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of
Saks Incorporated

Elected director in 2007  

      
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