People: Lexmark International Inc (LXK.N)
Mr. William R. Fields is an Independent Director of Lexmark International Inc. Previously, Mr. Fields served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Factory 2-U Stores, Inc. from 2002 to 2003, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hudson’s Bay Company from 1997 to 1999 and as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Blockbuster Entertainment Group, a division of Viacom, Inc., from 1996 to 1997. Mr. Fields has also held numerous positions with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., which he joined in 1971. He left Wal-Mart in March 1996 as President and Chief Executive Officer of Wal-Mart Stores Division, and Executive Vice President of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Mr. Fields has also served as a director of the following companies during the past five years: Car Charging Group, Inc. from 2013 to 2014; Electronic Cigarettes International Group, Ltd. since 2013; The Joint Corp. since 2014; and VitaminSpice LLC from 2009 to 2010. In nominating Mr. Fields to continue to serve as a Director of the Company, the Board of Directors concluded that the following experience, qualifications and skills qualify Mr. Fields to serve as a Director of the Company: significant executive management experience gained as a chief executive officer of four companies, including three publicly-traded companies; valuable experience in retail, supply chain, and consumer goods marketing; strong international experience gained as an executive officer at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., one of the largest retail chains in the world, Blockbuster Entertainment Group, and Hudson’s Bay Company, Canada’s largest diversified general merchandise retailer; strong educational background with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business from the University of Arkansas; financial expertise acquired as a chief executive officer; and significant experience gained as a director of multiple publicly-held companies.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||70,000|
|Restricted Stock Awards, USD||150,014|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||--|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||220,014|