Lucio A. Noto is a managing partner of Midstream Partners LLC, an investment company specializing in energy and transportation projects. He is chair of IBM's Audit Committee and a member of IBM's Executive Committee. Mr. Noto was chairman and chief executive officer of Mobil Corporation from 1994 until its merger with Exxon in 1999 at which time he was named vice chairman of Exxon Mobil Corporation. He held this position until his retirement in 2001. Mr. Noto is a director of Altria Group, Inc., Penske Automotive Group, Inc., and a member of the International Advisory Council of Temasek (Singapore) Inc. Mr. Noto became an IBM director in 1995.