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Frank C. Carlucci

Chairman Emeritus, The Carlyle Group
Washington, D.C.

Mr. Carlucci has been a Managing Director of Carlyle since 1989, Chairman since 1993 and Chairman Emeritus since January 2003. Mr. Carlucci was Secretary of Defense from November 1987 through January 1989, following his service as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs under President Reagan. Before serving in these positions, Mr. Carlucci was Chairman and CEO of Sears World Trade, a business he joined in 1983. Mr. Carlucci preceded his affiliation with Sears World Trade, Inc. with a career in government service, which included Deputy Secretary of Defense (1980-82), Deputy Director of Central Intelligence (1978-80), Ambassador to Portugal (1975-78), Under Secretary of Health Education and Welfare (1973-75), Deputy Director of OMB (1970-72), and Director of the Office of Economic Opportunity (1969). Mr. Carlucci was a Foreign Service Officer from 1956 to 1980 and he served as an officer in the U.S. Navy from 1952 to 1954.

Mr. Carlucci is Chairman Emeritus of Nortel Networks and the US-Taiwan Business Council and the Chairman of the Neurogen Corporation Board of Directors. Additionally, Mr. Carlucci serves as a member on the following corporate boards: SunResorts, Ltd., N.V.; Texas Biotechnology Corporation and United Defense L.P.

Among Mr. Carlucci’s awards and honours are the Herbert Roback Memorial Award, 1989; George C. Marshall Award, 1989; Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree, University of Scranton, 1989; Woodrow Wilson Award, 1988; James Forrestal Award, 1988; Presidential Citizens Award, 1983; National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal, 1981; Distinguished Intelligence Medal, 1981; Defense Department Distinguished Civilian Service Award, 1977; Health, Education and Welfare Distinguished Civilian Service Award, 1975; and State Department Superior Service Award, 1971.

Mr. Carlucci, born October 18, 1930, graduated from Princeton University and attended Harvard Business School. He is married to the former Marcia Myers, and has three children: Frank, Karen and Kristin.

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