President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Warner Chilcott PLC, a pharmaceutical company, since November 1996. Mr. Andress served as Co-Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer and President of Information Resources, Inc. ("IRI"), a market research and corporate software organization, from May 1994 until September 1995. Previously, Mr. Andress had served as Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of IRI from June 1993 until May 1994. Mr. Andress had also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of IRI from May 1990 until June 1993. Mr. Andress is a director of IRI; The Liposome Company, Inc.; OptionCare, Inc.; Sepracor, Inc.; and Xoma Corporation.
Stockholders may recommend candidates for election as directors by addressing a letter to the Chairman of the Compensation and Nominating Committee, The Allstate Corporation, 2775 Sanders Road, Suite F8, Northbrook, Illinois 60062-6127. Messrs. Andress, Batts, Brennan, LeMay and Riley are the current members of the Compensation and Nominating Committee.
During 1998, Allstate's Compensation and Nominating Committee consisted of Warren L. Batts, Chairman, James G. Andress, Edward A. Brennan and H. John Riley, Jr. Mr. Riley was elected to the committee and the Board effective July 19, 1998. None is a current or former officer of Allstate or any of its subsidiaries. There were no committee interlocks with other companies in 1998 within the meaning of the Securities and Exchange Commission's proxy rules.
(a) Each of the totals for Messrs. Andress, Batts, Brennan, Denny and Miles includes 3,000 Allstate shares subject to option.more » « less