James M. Kilts
James M. Kilts "was elected to the Board of Directors of The New York Times Company in 2005.
"Mr. Kilts has been a founding partner of Centerview Partners, a boutique investment banking firm, since October 2006.
"Previously, he served as vice chairman of The Procter & Gamble Company from October 2005 to October 2006. He also served as chairman, chief executive officer and president of The Gillette Company from 2003 until its merger with The Procter & Gamble Company in October 2005.
"He is also a member of the board of directors of MetLife, Inc. and serves on the International Advisory Board of Citigroup.
"Previously, he served as president and chief executive officer of Nabisco Holdings Corporation from 1998 until 2000.
"Mr. Kilts served as Executive Vice President, Worldwide Food from 1995 until to 1997 and President of Kraft USA, Oscar Mayer from 1989 until 1995, culminating a 23-year career at Philip Morris Companies. During his tenure with Philip Morris, he held a wide range of executive positions in business development, consumer products and strategy development."