Lawton W. Fitt

Ms. Fitt is a member of our Board of Directors, and serves as our Lead Independent Director. Ms. Fitt was elected to our Board of Directors effective May 2, 2012. Ms. Fitt is the Chairperson of Nominating and Governance Committee, and a member of the Audit and Compensation Committees

Ms. Fitt served as Secretary (CEO) of the Royal Academy of Arts in London from October 2002 to March 2005. Prior to that, Ms. Fitt was a partner with Goldman Sachs & Co. Ms. Fitt is currently a director of Ciena Corporation (where she serves as chair of the Audit Committee), Micro Focus International (where she serves on the Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee, and Nominating Committee) and The Progressive Corporation (where she serves as Chairperson, and serves on the Investment and Capital Committee and as chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee).  Ms. Fitt is a former director of ARM Holdings PLC and Thomson Reuters.  She is also a trustee or director of several not-for-profit organizations including the Goldman Sachs Foundation.

Ms. Fitt earned her AB in history at Brown University and her MBA from the Darden School of the University of Virginia.