Mr. Edward F. Voboril served as chairman of the board of Greatbatch, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of precision engineered components and subassemblies used in implantable medical devices, from 1997 to 2008. He served as that company's president and chief executive officer from 1990 to 2006. Previously, Mr. Voboril served as vice president and general manager of the Biomedical Division of PPG Industries and held senior executive positions in the medical businesses of Honeywell, General Electric, Syntex, and Litton Industries. Mr. Voboril is currently an adjunct professor of engineering and chairman of "NUvention" at the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Northwestern University.
Mr. Voboril serves as lead independent director of Iris International, Inc., a supplier of in vitro diagnostic products, where he has been a director since 2008.
Mr. Bernard C. Bailey has been president and chief executive officer of Paraquis Solutions, LLC, a provider of consulting services to small and medium-size companies in the areas of strategy, change transformation, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance, since 2006. From 2002 to 2006, Mr. Bailey was president and chief executive officer of L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc. (previously Viisage Technology, Inc.), a developer of advanced technology identity solutions for governments, law enforcement agencies, and corporations. Mr. Bailey is presently a doctoral candidate in management at Case Western Reserve University focusing on corporate governance. Mr. Bailey previously served as chief operating officer of Art Technology Group, a developer and marketer of e-commerce software solutions, and in various executive positions during a seventeen-year career at IBM Corporation.
Mr. Bailey has been on the board of directors of Indentive Group since March 2011. He has served on the board of Lasercard Corporation, a leading provider of secure ID solutions, since 2006, and is currently chairman. He has also served as a director of Telos Corporation, a defense security solutions firm, since 2006, and Spectrum Control, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of electromagnetic interference (EMI) suppression products, since 2008. Mr. Bailey previously served on the boards of Viisage Technology, Inc. (2002-2006), Point Blank Solutions, Inc. (2008-2009), and EF Johnson Technology, Inc. (2009-2010).
Mr. Jeffrey P. Black was chief executive officer of Teleflex Incorporated, a diversified medical device company, from 2002-2011. His twenty-seven year tenure with Teleflex also included roles as group president of Teleflex Industrial and president of Teleflex Fluid Systems, a provider of engineered systems to OEM customers.
Mr. Black served on the board of Teleflex from 2002-2011, and was chairman from 2006-2011. He has also served on the board of Sunoptic Technologies, a privately held provider of illumination and imaging products and services for OEM medical and industrial customers and end-user surgical products, since 1998.
Mr. James W. Green has been our president and chief executive officer since 2007. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Green was regional vice president, California Division, of Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, a leading provider of diagnostic testing, information, and services. Before joining Quest, Mr. Green served as senior vice president and general manager of computed tomography for Philips Medical Systems, a global leader in the business of developing, manufacturing, marketing, and servicing medical computed tomography systems.
Mr. James J. Judge is executive vice president and chief financial officer for Northeast Utilities. He is responsible for treasury, accounting, business financial services, corporate performance management, investor relations, financial planning and analysis, as well as rates and revenue requirements. Jim joined Boston Edison in 1977 and held various positions in the rates, treasury, strategic planning and financial management organizations prior to his appointment in 1995 as the company’s chief financial officer. He was a principal negotiator in the merger with Commonwealth Energy Systems in 1999 that created NSTAR. Jim continued to serve as CFO of the new company, directing the treasury, accounting, rates, investor relations, supply chain, performance management, and information systems organizations. He was a key negotiator in the 2012 merger between Northeast Utilities and NSTAR and was elected to his current position subsequent to that merger.
Jim has provided expert testimony in several regulatory proceedings. Over the past 25 years, he has led several rate settlement negotiations including recent agreements in Massachusetts and Connecticut that secured approval of the NU/NSTAR merger.
Jim is a member of various professional, civic, and industry organizations. He is on the Board of Directors of the United Way and serves on the Executive Committee of the Massachusetts Business Roundtable. He is also on the Board of Directors and chairman of the Audit Committee at Analogic Corporation.
He holds both a master’s degree and a bachelor of science in business administration from Babson College.
Mr. Kevin C. Melia is the non-executive chairman of Vette Corporation, a privately held provider of thermal management solutions, and a joint managing director of Boulder Brook Partners LLC, a private investment company. From 2003 to 2008, he was the non-executive chairman of IONA Technologies PLC, a leading middleware software company. Between 2003 and 2007, Mr. Melia was also the non-executive chairman of A.Net (formerly Lightbridge Inc.), an e-payment company. He was the co-founder of Manufacturers' Services Ltd. (MSL), a leading company in the electronics manufacturing services industry, and served as its chairman and chief executive officer from 1994 to 2003. Prior to establishing MSL, Mr. Melia held a number of senior executive positions over a five-year period at Sun Microsystems, including chief financial officer, executive vice president of operations, and president of Sun Micro Systems Computer Company, a subsidiary of the parent company. He also held a number of senior executive positions in operations and finance in Europe and the U.S over a seventeen-year career at Digital Equipment Corporation.
Mr. Melia is a director of RadiSys Corporation, a provider of embedded advanced solutions for the communications networking and commercial systems markets, and serves on the audit and nominating and governance committees. He also is a director of DCC plc, a procurement, sales, marketing, distribution, and business support services group headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, and serves on the audit committee of that board. He is also a member of the board of Greatbatch, Inc., a provider of technologies to the medical device market. He also is a former director of A.Net, Manugistics Corporation, and Eircom, Inc. He is a chartered accountant (FCMA.JDipMa) of the UK and Ireland.
Dr. Michael T. Modic has been chairman of the Neurological Institute at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation since 2006. Dr. Modic has also been a professor of radiology, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at CWRU since 2005. From 1989 to 2005 he was chairman of the Division of Radiology at the Cleveland Clinic. He was also a member of the board of governors of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation from 2000 to 2005. Dr. Modic was previously a professor of radiology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Modic has served on the editorial boards of the journals Radiology, American Journal of Neuroradiology, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
Dr. Fred B. Parks served as chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Urologix, Inc. from 2003 to 2008. Prior to joining Urologix, Dr. Parks served as president and CEO of Marconi Medical Systems, a multi-modality supplier of medical imaging equipment and, following its acquisition by Royal Philips Electronics, led its integration into the Philips medical business. Previously, Dr. Parks held positions as president, chief operating officer, and board member of St. Jude Medical, Inc., a medical device company focusing on implantable cardiovascular products, and as president, chief operating officer, and board member of EG&G, Inc. (now PerkinElmer), a diversified technology company. Dr. Parks has also served on the board of directors of Steady State Imaging, LLC, a privately held developer of specialized magnetic resonance imaging technology, since 2010.
Dr. Sophie V. Vandebroek has been corporate vice president and chief technology officer of Xerox Corporation and president of the Xerox Innovation Group since 2006. From 2002 through 2005, Dr. Vandebroek was chief engineer of Xerox Corporation and vice president of the Xerox Engineering Center.
Dr. Vandebroek serves on the board of Nypro Corporation, a privately held provider of complex plastics manufacturing solutions serving the healthcare, packaging, and consumer and electronics industries, where she has been a board member since 2009. She is also a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers; a trustee of Worcester Polytechnic Institute; a member of the U.S. National Academies Committee on Science, Technology & the Law; and serves on the advisory council of the deans of engineering of Cornell University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.