Lawrence M.v.D. Schloss

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Lawrence M.v.D. Schloss, according to a 2003 biographical sketch by the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, is "a Managing Director of Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) and Global Head of the Private Equity Group, based in New York. He is a member of the Executive Board of CSFB. CSFB is the largest manager of private equity in the world with over $26 billion of capital under management.

"Mr. Schloss joined CSFB in November 2000 when the Firm merged with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, where he was a Managing Director and Chairman of the Merchant Banking Group. He joined DLJ in 1978 and in 1985 was named a Managing Director upon the formation of DLJ's merchant banking group. Mr. Schloss became the Head of the Merchant Banking Group in 1995 and the Chairman in 1998. He serves as Co-Chairman of the Investment Committee and Chairman of each of DLJ Merchant Banking Partners I, II and III of DLJ Growth Capital Partners and as a member of the Investment Committee of each of DLJ Investment Partners I and II (Chairman), DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners I and II, DLJ Private Equity Partners, CSFB Private Equity Partners, L.P., International Equity Partners L.P., DLJ Strategic Partners (Chairman), DLJ Diversified Partners (Chairman), and formerly Global Retail Partners.

"Mr. Schloss serves on the board of directors of Merrill Corporation (Chairman). He previously served as Chairman of the Board of McCulloch Corporation and as a director of Wilson Greatbatch Ltd., Thermadyne Holdings Corporation, OSi Specialties Holding Company, GTECH Holdings, Inc. and several other companies. Mr. Schloss also serves on the Board and is Chairman of the Investment Committee of the New York Police and Fire Widows' and Children's Benefit Fund and President's Council of Tulane University.

"Mr. Schloss received a B.A. cum laude from Tulane University, where he was a Tulane Scholar, and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania."