Lawrence Trachtenberg has served as a Director since 1995. He served as our Interim Co-CEO from December 23, 2012 until March 18, 2013. He previously served as the Company’s Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, General Counsel, Secretary and Treasurer. He retired from the General Counsel and Secretary positions in June 2008 and the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer positions in November 2008. He retired from being an Executive Vice President on December 31, 2008 and continued to serve the Company thereafter as a non-officer employee until February 28, 2012. Mr. Trachtenberg received his J.D. degree from Harvard Law School and his B.A. degree in Accounting/Economics from Queens College of the City University of New York. In addition to his experience in financial, legal and accounting matters, Mr. Trachtenberg brings to our Board meaningful institutional knowledge of our Company acquired throughout his long tenure of service.