Mr. Zarb is a Managing Director and Senior Advisor at Hellman & Friedman. Prior to joining Hellman & Friedman in 2002, Mr. Zarb was Chairman and CEO of NASD, Inc. and the Nasdaq Stock Market. During the Ford Administration, Mr. Zarb was the senior official for all United States Government energy-related activities, serving as Executive Director of the Cabinet-level Energy Resources Council, Administrator of the Federal Energy Administration, and Assistant to the President for Energy Affairs. He led the nation's energy response to the first major oil embargo in 1973. Previously, Mr. Zarb served as Vice Chairman and Group Chief Executive of The Travelers, Inc. and Chairman and CEO of Smith Barney. Before joining Smith Barney, he served as a Senior Partner at Lazard Freres & Co. and a General Partner at Goodbody and Co. Mr. Zarb has held a number of board positions in the financial services and energy sectors including Credit Suisse First Boston and FPL Corporation (Florida Power and Light).