Committee Chair = Chair Committee Member = Member
  Audit Environmental, Health, Safety & Product Compliance Governance & Nominating Personnel & Compensation
Brendan Cummins Member of Audit Committee Member of Environmental, Health, Safety & Product Compliance Committee    
Roger W. Hale   Member of Environmental, Health, Safety & Product Compliance Committee Member of Governance & Nominating Committee  
Stephen F. Kirk Member of Audit Committee Member of Environmental, Health, Safety & Product Compliance Committee    
Vada O. Manager Member of Audit Committee   Member of Governance & Nominating Committee Member of Personnel & Compensation Committee
James J. O'Brien        
James O'Brien Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
Ashland Inc.

Chairman of the board and chief executive officer since 2002, Jim O'Brien, 59, has presided over the transformation of Ashland from a multi-industry petroleum refiner and marketer with holdings in chemicals and transportation construction into a global specialty chemical company. With Ashland for more than 30 years, he has a wealth of experience from corporate and operations management to chemical and motor oil sales and marketing.

He is a director of Humana Inc. and Albemarle Corporation. He also is a member of the Dean's Advisory Council for the Fisher Graduate College of Business at The Ohio State University and a member of the board of directors of the American Chemistry Council.


Barry W. Perry     Member of Governance & Nominating Committee Committee Chair for Personnel & Compensation Committee
Mark C. Rohr Member of Audit Committee Member of Environmental, Health, Safety & Product Compliance Committee    
George A. Schaefer Jr. Committee Chair for Audit Committee     Member of Personnel & Compensation Committee
Janice J. Teal Ph.D.   Committee Chair for Environmental, Health, Safety & Product Compliance Committee   Member of Personnel & Compensation Committee
John F. Turner   Member of Environmental, Health, Safety & Product Compliance Committee Committee Chair for Governance & Nominating Committee  
Michael J. Ward     Member of Governance & Nominating Committee Member of Personnel & Compensation Committee

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