President and CEO of Barbara Franklin Enterprises and Former U.S. Secretary of Commerce. Director 1980-92 and 1993 to date. President and CEO, Barbara Franklin Enterprises, private investment and management consulting firm, 1995 to date. Business consultant 1993-95. U.S. Secretary of Commerce 1992-93. President and CEO, Franklin Associates 1984-92. Senior Fellow and Director of Government and Business Program, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania 1979-88. Commissioner, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission 1973-79. Staff Assistant to the President of the United States 1971-73. Asst. Vice President, Citibank 1969-71 and manager in corporate planning, the Singer Company 1964-70. President's Advisory Council for Trade Policy and Negotiations 1982-86, 1989-92. Directorship 100, (the most influential people in corporate governance) 2007. Outstanding Director, 2003, Outstanding Directors Exchange (ODX). Director of the Year, National Association of Corporate Directors 2000. John J. McCloy Award for contributions to auditing excellence 1992. Trustee and Chairman Emerita of the Economic Club of New York, member of the board of the National Association of Corporate Directors, the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, the Atlantic Council, and Past Vice Chair of the U.S.-China Business Council. Member of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Advisory Council. Director of Aetna, Inc. Director or trustee of three funds in the American Funds family of mutual funds; Director of JP Morgan Value Opportunities Fund, Inc.