Jerre L. Stead

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"Jerre L. Stead, 72, our Chairman of the Board, served as our Executive Chairman from June 2013 until June 2014. From September 2006 until June 2013, Mr. Stead was Chief Executive Officer of IHS. He has served as Chairman of the Board since December 1, 2000. From August 1996 until June 2000, Mr. Stead served as Chairman of the board of directors and Chief Executive Officer of Ingram Micro Inc. Prior to that, he served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board of directors at Legent Corporation, from January 1995 to September 1995. From May 1993 to December 1994, he was Executive Vice President of AT&T and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AT&T Corp. Global Information Solutions (NCR Corporation). From September 1991 to April 1993, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of AT&T Corp. Global Business Communication Systems (Avaya Corporation). Mr. Stead was a director of Conexant Systems from May 1998 until May 2011 and a director of Brightpoint, Inc. until its acquisition by Ingram Micro Inc. in 2012. Mr. Stead also served on the board of directors of Mindspeed Technologies, Inc. until January 2014.

"Mr. Stead has been involved in the leadership of IHS for more than 13 years and was previously the Chief Executive Officer of six different public companies. As Executive Chairman, Mr. Stead brings to the Board of Directors his thorough knowledge of IHS’ business, strategy, people, operations, competition, and financial position. Mr. Stead provides recognized executive leadership and vision. In addition, he brings with him a global network of customer, industry, and government relationships. Continuing Directors with Terms Expiring at the Annual Meeting in 2015." [1]


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  1. Board, IHS, accessed June 1, 2015.