W.G. Champion Mitchell


Mr. Mitchell has been a member of our Board of Directors since October 2003 and Chairman of the Company’s Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee since 2011. From January 2003 until March 2008, Mr. Mitchell was chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Network Solutions, Inc. which was engaged in the creation, marketing and management of digital identity and web presence products. Mr. Mitchell currently serves as a director of two privately-held companies, Direct Brands, Inc. and The 41st Parameter, Inc. He is also a member of the board of governors for RTI International, a leading independent, nonprofit research and development organization, and for the University of North Carolina system that controls all state-owned universities and operates the largest hospital system in the state.