Executive Committee Charter
As of June 5, 2014
- In accordance with the Company’s By-Laws, there shall be a Committee of the Board of Directors to be known as the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee shall consist of two or more members of the Board of Directors. Actions of the Executive Committee shall be reported to the Board of Directors at its next regular meeting.
The Executive Committee shall be subordinate and responsible to the Board of Directors. In the intervals between meetings of the Board of Directors of the Company, the Executive Committee shall have and shall exercise the powers of the Board of Directors in directing the management of the business and affairs of the Company, but as a matter of corporate governance, the full Board shall meet in person or by telephone whenever possible.
The Executive Committee shall not have the powers of the Board for:
those matters which are expressly delegated to another committee of the Board of Directors;
matters which, under the General Corporation Law of Delaware, the Company’s Certificate of Incorporation or By-Laws cannot be delegated by the Board to a committee;
adopting an agreement providing for the merger or consolidation of the Company or recommending to the shareowners the sale, lease or exchange of all or substantially all of the Company’s property and assets;
recommending to the shareowners a dissolution of the Company or a revocation of a dissolution;
amending the By-Laws of the Company;
electing officers or filling vacancies on the Board or any committee of the Board; and
declaring a dividend, authorizing the issuance of stock (except pursuant to specific authorization by the Board), or such other powers as the Board may from time to time eliminate.
Subject to paragraph 2 above, the Executive Committee may delegate to others in the Company authority with respect to directing the management of the usual and ordinary business affairs of one or more companies, divisions and/or departments within the Company.
Minutes of each meeting of the Executive Committee shall be kept.