Mr. Charles Pieper

Mr. Pieper is Chairperson at Cambridge Semantics, a data management and enterprise analytics software company. Prior to joining Cambridge Semantics, Mr. Pieper was Vice Chairman of Alternative Investments and Managing Director of Credit Suisse within the Asset Management division, based in New York. He was responsible for Alternative Investments Global Joint Ventures and was a member of the Alternative Investment Management Committee. Prior to joining Credit Suisse First Boston in 2004, Mr. Pieper spent 2 years as an Executive Advisor to Boston Consulting Group and 5 years as an Operating Partner with Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (“CD&R”), with a focus on operational improvement. Prior to joining CD&R, Mr. Pieper spent 18 years at General Electric (GE), where he served as President and Chief Executive Offer of GE Japan; GE Korea; GE Taiwan; GE Medical Systems Asia; Yokogawa Medical Systems; GE Lighting Europe and GE Trading Co.

Mr. Pieper is a Director of China Renaissance Capital Investment, the US National Rowing Foundation, the Head of the Charles regatta, and the Princeton National Rowing Association. Mr. Pieper previously served as board member of Global Infrastructure Partners, Mubadala Infrastructure Partners, Mueller Group, Inc., Safilo S.p.A., Wastequip, Advanstar Holdings, Grohe AG, Visant Corporation, Inc., and served as Chairperson of the Board and CEO of Alliant Foodservice, Inc. and U.S. Office Products, Chairperson of the Board of Fairchild Dornier Corporation, Italtel Holding S.p.A. and North American Van Lines and Vice Chairperson of Dynatech.