Mr. James has served as a member of the board of directors since January 2009. He is chair of the compensation committee and a member of the audit committee.
Mr. James became a partner at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture plc) in 1979. During his more than 35 years at Accenture, Mr. James held a variety of management roles, including managing partner for the Central U.S., managing partner for the North American Financial Services practice and managing partner for the Global Financial Services Operating Group. From 2000 to 2004, he was chief operating officer of Accenture Ltd., and he served as vice chairman and a member of the board of directors of Accenture Ltd. from 2001 to 2004. He also served in the advisory position of international chairman from August 2004 to August 2006. He is currently a member of the board of directors of Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. and The University Cooperative Company. He also serves as a member of the University of Texas McCombs School of Business advisory board.
Mr. James received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, concentrating in industrial management and labor relations, from the University of Texas.