Robert W. Holthausen


Robert Holthausen has served as a director since July 2014. Prof. Holthausen has been Professor of Accounting and Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania since 1989, serving as the Nomura Securities Company Professor of Accounting and Finance since 1992, as the Chair of the faculty advisory committee for Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) since 2007, and was the Ernst & Young Professor while chair of the Department of Accounting from 2004 to June 2016. Prof. Holthausen has also served as a board member of DotAlign, Inc. a productivity and relationship intelligence software company since 2011. Prof. Holthausen has a B.A. from St. Lawrence University, an M.B.A. from the University of Rochester, and a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Rochester. Prof. Holthausen has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1973 and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Finance Association. Our board of directors values Prof. Holthausen’s significant expertise in the areas of accounting, corporate governance structures and management compensation. Our board of directors has determined that Prof. Holthausen is an audit committee financial expert under the rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Financial Expert
Independent Director