Nahum D. Melumad
Chairman of the Audit Committee
Mr. Melumad is the James Dohr Professor of Accounting and Business Law at the Columbia Business School (CBS). He has been a member of the CBS faculty since 1993. Between 2000 and 2006, he served as the chairman of the accounting division at the CBS. Professor Melumad is the recipient of the 2005 Annual CBS Dean's Award for Excellence in MBA/EMBA teaching. Between 2003 and 2008, he co-directed the Columbia Business School/New York Stock Exchange Program for directors of public companies titled Integrity in Financial Disclosure. Prior to joining CBS he was a member of the faculty at the Stanford Business School. Professor Melumad has served as a consultant and advisor to many organizations, including Bristol-Myers Squibb, General Electric, the New York Stock Exchange, and Morgan Stanley. Professor Melumad is a CPA and holds M.B.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California at Berkeley. Mr. Melumad would bring to our board of directors valuable accounting expertise.