R. Nicholas Burns
R. Nicholas Burns has served as a director of the Company since May of 2011. He is currently the Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of The Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations at the Kennedy School, Harvard University.
Ambassador Burns served in the United States Foreign Service for twenty-seven years until his retirement in April 2008. He served as Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs from 2005 to 2008. From 2001 to 2005 he was U.S. Ambassador to NATO. Prior to that from 1997 to 2001 he was U.S. Ambassador to Greece.
He is Director of the Aspen Strategy Group and Senior Counselor at the Cohen Group. He is on the Board of Directors of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, The Atlantic Council, and a number of other non-profit organizations.