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Edward A. Kangas

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Edward A. Kangas, Retired Chairman and CEO, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

Mr. Kangas served as global chairman and chief executive officer of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, an international public accounting and consulting firm, from 1989 until his retirement in 2000. He also served as the managing partner of Deloitte & Touche (USA) from 1989 to 1994.

He was elected managing partner and chief executive officer of Touche Ross in 1985, a position he held through 1989. Mr. Kangas began his career as a staff accountant at Touche Ross in 1967, where he became a partner in 1975. He currently serves as a director of two other public companies, Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. and Intelsat S.A., and he formerly served as a director of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., Eclipsys Corporation and United Technologies Corporation.

In addition, he is a past chairman of the board of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and currently serves as a trustee of the Committee for Economic Development. He is also a member of Beta Gamma Sigma Directors’ Table and a life trustee of the board of trustees of the Kansas University Endowment Association. In 2010, Mr. Kangas was named by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) to its Directors Hall of Fame. Mr. Kangas holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and an M.B.A. from the University of Kansas.