Gary D. Eppen

Director

Gary D. Eppen has served as a director of the Company since February 1996. Currently retired, Gary was the Ralph and Dorothy Keller Distinguished Service Professor of Operations Management and Deputy Dean for part-time programs at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He received a Ph.D. in Operations Research from Cornell University in 1964, a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Minnesota in 1960, a Bachelor of Science from the University of Minnesota in 1959 and an Associate in Arts degree in Pre-Engineering from Austin Junior College in 1956. He received an Honorary Doctor of Economics degree from the Stockholm School of Economics in 1998.