James A. Quella became a member of our board in August 2011. Mr. Quella is a member of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr....
James A. Quella became a member of our board in August 2011. Mr. Quella is a member of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Quella is a Senior Managing Director and Senior Operating Partner in the Private Equity Group at Blackstone. Prior to joining Blackstone in 2004, Mr. Quella was a Managing Director and Senior Operating Partner with DLJ Merchant Banking Partners-CSFB Private Equity from June 2000 to February 2004. Prior to that, Mr. Quella worked at Mercer Management Consulting and Strategic Planning Associates, its predecessor firm, from September 1981 to January 2000 where he served as a Senior Consultant to chief executive officers and senior management teams, and was Co-Vice Chairman with shared responsibility for overall management of the firm. Mr. Quella is currently a member of the boards of DJO Global, Michaels Stores, and Catalent Pharma Solutions, Inc. Mr. Quella previously served as a member of our Board from July 2008 to February 2011. He also formerly served on the boards of Allied Waste, Columbia House, Houghton-Mifflin, Graham Packaging, Nielsen Group, Intelenet Global Services, Celanese Corporation, and Vanguard Health Services.