Board of Directors
The Board is currently comprised of the following directors:
Dr. Brynjolfsson became a director of CSC in December 2010 and is the Schussel Family Professor at the MIT Sloan School. Dr. Brynjolfsson also serves as the director of the MIT Center for Digital Business, since 2002, a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, since 2006, and as the Chairman of the MIT Sloan Management Review, since 2007. Dr. Brynjolfsson lectures worldwide on technology strategy, productivity and intangible assets. Dr. Brynjolfsson served as a director of CSK Corporation from 2006 to 2008. Age: 53.
Rodney F. Chase
Mr. Chase has served as a member of the CSC Board of Directors since 2001. He is currently a non-executive chairman of Genel Energy LTD, an international oil and gas exploration company. He is also the former deputy group chief executive and managing director of BP plc, an oil and gas company, from 1992 to 2003. Mr. Chase served as deputy chairman of Tesco plc from 2002 to 2010 and as lead director of Nalco Company from 2005 to 2011 and as a director of Tesoro Corporation, since 2005. Effective March 19, 2012, Mr. Chase became non-executive Chairman of the CSC Board of Directors. Age: 72.
Mr. Churchill has served as the executive vice president of DIRECTV, president of DIRECTV Latin America LLC, and chief financial officer of DIRECTV. Mr. Churchill also served as president and chief operating officer of STAR, deputy chief executive officer of STAR and senior vice president, finance at Fox Television. Age: 57.
Mr. Foster served as Group Chief Executive-Management Consulting of Accenture plc (“Accenture”), a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, from September 2006 until his retirement from Accenture in March 2011. In addition, Mr. Foster was the head of Accenture’s Global Markets area from September 2009 until March 2011 with oversight of the firm’s thought leadership, industry initiatives, investment priorities and client account leadership. Prior to that, Mr. Foster served as Accenture’s Group Chief Executive-Products Operating Group from March 2002 to September 2006 with responsibility for the firm’s global business in the retail, consumer goods, industrial and health and life sciences sectors. Prior to that, Mr. Foster worked in a variety of positions of increasing responsibility in his 26-year career at Accenture straddling management consulting, technology and outsourcing. Age: 55.
Ms. Killefer is a Partner at McKinsey & Company, Inc., a global management consulting firm. She joined McKinsey in 1979 and has led the Public Sector Practice from 2006. From 1997 to 1999, Ms. Killefer served as Assistant Secretary for
Management and Chief Financial Officer to the U.S. Department of Treasury. She rejoined McKinsey in 1999. Age: 61.
Mr. Lawande became a member of the Board of Directors on June 10, 2015. He was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Visteon Corporation in June 2015. From 2013 to 2015, Mr. Lawande served as Executive Vice President and President of Harman International Industries, Inc.’s Infotainment Division. From 2011 to 2013, Mr. Lawande served the dual role as the Co-President of Harman’s Lifestyle and Infotainment Divisions. Prior to that he served as Chief Innovation Officer, Chief Technology Officer, and Co-President of Harman’s Automotive Division, responsible for guiding software strategy, development partnerships, and key customer relationships. He was instrumental in launching an offshore development center in India as part of Harman’s strategy for optimizing its global engineering footprint. Mr. Lawande joined Harman International in 2006, following senior roles at QNX Software Systems and 3Com Corporation. Age: 48.
Mr. Lawrie joined CSC’s Board of Directors on February 7, 2012 and became President and CEO of the Company on March 19, 2012. Mr. Lawrie has served as Chief Executive Officer of UK-based Misys plc, a leading global IT solutions provider to the financial services industry, since November 2006. Lawrie also served as the Executive Chairman of Allscripts-Misys Healthcare Solutions, Inc., an industry leader in electronic health record solutions, from October 2008 – August 2010. Prior to that, Mr. Lawrie was a general partner with ValueAct Capital, a San Francisco-based private investment firm, from 2005 – 2006. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Siebel Systems, Inc., the international software and solutions company, from 2004-2005. Previously, Mr. Lawrie spent 27 years with IBM where he held various leadership positions, including Senior Vice President and Group Executive, responsible for sales and distribution of all IBM products and services worldwide; General Manager for operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa; and General Manager of Industries for the Asia Pacific. Mr. Lawrie is the lead independent, non-executive Director of Juniper Networks, Inc., and is also a Trustee of Drexel University, Philadelphia. Mr. Lawrie holds a B.A in History from Ohio University and an M.B.A from Drexel University in Philadelphia. Age: 62.
Brian Patrick MacDonald
Mr. MacDonald has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of ETP Holdco Corporation since October 2012. Prior to Energy Transfer Partners' acquisition of Sunoco, Inc., in October 2012, Mr. MacDonald served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sunoco, Inc., a leading logistics and retail company based in Philadelphia, PA. Mr. MacDonald joined Sunoco in August 2009 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Sunoco, he was Chief Financial Officer for Dell's commercial business unit. Before becoming the commercial business unit's CFO in 2008, he served as Corporate Vice President and Treasurer and led Dell's mergers and acquisitions organization and global treasury group. Prior to joining Dell, Mr. MacDonald worked at General Motors Corporation and held a variety of positions in financial management, including Deputy CFO for Isuzu Motors Limited. From 1998 to 2000, he served as Treasurer of GM Canada. Age: 49.
Mr. Rutland is a partner and global co-head of Financial Services at CVC Capital Partners Limited (CVC). Prior to joining CVC in 2007, he was a principal at Advent International and served in the investment banking division of Goldman Sachs. Currently, Rutland is a director of Avolon Holdings Limited (NYSE: AVOL). Mr. Rutland has a master’s of arts degree in economics and management from the University of Cambridge and a master’s degree in business administration from INSEAD.
Robert F. Woods
Mr. Woods was senior vice president and chief financial officer at Sungard Data Systems Inc. from 2010 to 2012, and before that served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of IKON Office Solutions. Woods joined IBM Corporation in 1995 and served in a number of senior positions including Corporate Controller and Treasurer. Early in his career, Woods worked for Deloitte, Haskins & Sells, later specializing in tax, treasury, accounting and finance at DuPont. Mr. Woods became a Certified Public Accountant in 1979, holds a bachelor’s of science degree in accounting from Villanova University and a master’s business accounting degree from Widener University.
Effective March 19, 2012, Mike Lawrie became President and CEO. The Board has determined that each of the remaining directors — Erik Brynjolfsson, Rodney Chase, Bruce Churchill, Mark Foster, Nancy Killefer, Sachin Lawande, Brian Patrick McDonald, Sean O’Keefe , Peter Rutland and Robert Woods— are independent, for purposes of CSC's Corporate Governance Guidelines (PDF 348 KB).