|J. Brian Ferguson|
Mr. Ferguson retired from his position as executive chairman of the board of Eastman, a global chemical company engaged in the manufacture and sale of a broad portfolio of chemicals, plastics and fibers, at the end of 2010, having retired as chief executive officer of Eastman in May 2009. Prior to his appointment as chairman and chief executive officer of Eastman in January 2002, Mr. Ferguson served as president of Eastman’s Chemicals Group, where he had direct responsibility for all chemicals-based business organizations, as well as the manufacturing, sales, pricing and product management, technology and geographical aspects of the business group. He joined Eastman in 1977 and led several of its businesses in the U.S. and Asia. Mr. Ferguson is a director of Owens Corning (since 2011). Mr. Ferguson has been a director of NextEra Energy since 2005.