Linda L. Addison and Ekta Singh-Bushell

The authors are members of WomenCorporateDirectors, the global organization of women board members. Linda L. Addison is a member of the Board of Directors and Compensation Committee of Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK). She is Immediate Past Managing Partner and former Chair of the Management Committee of Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP. Ekta Singh-Bushell is a member of the Board of Directors of DSW (NYSE), NET 1 (NASDAQ, JSE), Datatec (JSE), and TTEC (NASDAQ). She previously served as COO, Executive Office, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and as Global Client Service Partner at EY.

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