Edward H. Meyer
Edward H. Meyer, 93, has served as one of our directors since our inception in 2007. Since 2007, Mr. Meyer has served as Chief Executive Officer of Ocean Road Advisors, Inc., an investment management firm. From 1970 to 2006, Mr. Meyer was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Grey Global Group, one of the leading global advertising and marketing agencies. Prior to becoming Chairman, he was President of Grey from 1968 to 1970. He began his career at Bloomingdale’s. Mr. Meyer retired fromthe Board of Directors of Harman International Industries, Inc. (NYSE: HAR) in December 2016 after 26 years. Mr. Meyer previously served on the Board of Directors of May Department Stores for 17 years, National Cinemedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCMI) for 7 years and The Jim Pattison Group. He also served as a director of Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. from 1991 to 2010. Mr. Meyer serves as a Trustee of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, on the Board of Overseers of Weill Cornell Medicine and on the Board of the Film Society of Lincoln Center, and as President of the Edward & Sandra Meyer Foundation, Inc. Mr. Meyer received a B.A. in Economics from Cornell University. We believe Mr. Meyer’s significant prior experience as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Grey Global Group and as a director of a number of public companies makes him qualified to serve as a director.