Thomas H. Lister became a member of our board in December 2006. Mr. Lister is Chairman of our Finance Committee. Mr. Lister is Co-Managing Partner...
Thomas H. Lister became a member of our board in December 2006. Mr. Lister is Chairman of our Finance Committee. Mr. Lister is Co-Managing Partner of the private equity firm Permira Holdings Limited and previously served as head of Permira’s North American business. Prior to joining Permira in November 2005, Mr. Lister was a Partner at Forstmann Little & Co., a private equity firm, where he spent 13 years focused on investments in technology, media and telecom and healthcare. Mr. Lister serves on the Board and Audit Committee of Permira Holdings Limited, the Advisory Committee of Legico, a debt investment fund advised by the Permira Funds, and the U.S. Operating committee and Audit Committee of Genesys, a Luxembourg based software business. He has previously served on the Boards and Audit Committees of Aearo Technologies, Community Health Systems, IMG Worldwide and 24 Hour Fitness. Mr. Lister received a dual degree in Chemistry and Political Science from Duke University where he was Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude. Mr. Lister received his MBA from Harvard Business School and was named a Baker Scholar and a John Loeb fellow in Finance.