|Audit||Nominating and Governance||Compensation & Mgmt Development||Mergers and Acquisitions|
|Rolf A. Classon|
|John J. Greisch|
President and CEO, Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc.
Mr. Greisch, was elected President & Chief Executive Officer of Hill-Rom effective January 8, 2010. Mr. Greisch was most recently President International Operations for Baxter International, Inc., a position he held since 2006. During his seven year tenure with Baxter, he also served as Baxter's Chief Financial Officer and as President of Baxter's BioScience division. Before his time with Baxter, he was President & CEO for FleetPride Corporation in Deerfield, Ill., an independent after-market distribution company serving the transportation industry. Prior to his tenure at FleetPride, he held various positions at The Interlake Corporation in Lisle, Ill., a leading global engineered materials and industrial equipment supplier, including serving as President of the company's Materials Handling Group. Mr. Greisch currently serves on the Board of Directors of Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd and AdvaMed, and previously served on the Board of Directors of Actelion Ltd. Additionally, he is on the Board of Directors for Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Through January 2010, Mr. Greisch served as a director of TomoTherapy, Inc.
As the CEO of Hill-Rom, Mr. Greisch brings valuable multinational experience with multiple roles in a major public healthcare company, including as Chief Financial Officer, as well as operational insights and business knowledge to the Board.
|William G. Dempsey|
|Stacy Enxing Seng|
|James R. Giertz|
|Charles E. Golden|
|William H. (Hank) Kucheman|
|Ronald A. Malone|
|Nancy M. Schlichting|
Meetings and Committees of the Board of Directors
It is the general policy of the Company that all significant decisions be considered by the Board as a whole. As a consequence, the committee structure of the Board is limited to those committees considered to be basic to, or required for, the operation of a publicly owned company. Currently these committees are the Compensation and Management Development Committee, Audit Committee and Nominating/Corporate Governance Committee, each of which has a written charter adopted by the Board of Directors. The Nominating/Corporate Governance Committee recommends the members and chairs of these committees to the Board. The Audit Committee, Compensation and Management Development Committee and Nominating/Corporate Governance Committee are made up of only independent directors. The current charter for each of the Board's standing committees is available on this website and is available in print from this website or to any shareholder who requests it through the Company's Investor Relations office.
During the fiscal year ended September 30, 2009, the Board of Directors of the Company held seven meetings. During this period, no member of the Board of Directors attended fewer than 75% of the aggregate of the number of meetings of the full Board of Directors and the number of meetings of the committees on which he or she served.