Prior to joining CA Technologies, McCracken had a 36-year career with IBM Corp. He held a number of executive positions including membership in the Chairman’s Worldwide Management Council, composed of the corporation’s top 30 senior executives; general manager of IBM’s printing division; president of IBM’s EMEA and Asia PC Company; and general manager of marketing, sales and distribution for IBM PC Company. He is former president of Executive Consulting Group LLC, and a former board member of IKON Office Solutions Inc. (now part of Ricoh Company).McCracken was named one of the top 100 most influential people in the boardroom in 2009 by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), and he currently is a member of the NACD board. He served on that organization’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Risk Governance and co-chaired its Blue Ribbon Commission on Board Diversity. He recently was elected co-chair of the Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership at Columbia University and chairs the Chairman’s Forum. He is chairman of the board of Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey, one of the state’s largest providers of affordable housing and a member of the board of PENCIL, a nonprofit organization that partners businesses with public schools in New York City. He has a bachelor’s of science degree in physics and mathematics from Shippensburg University. Media Advisory – Photos of Mark A. Hellerstein and William E. McCracken are available for downloading at http://www.mdu.com/news/photos/ MDU Resources Group, Inc., a member of the S&P MidCap 400 index, provides value-added natural resource products and related services that are essential to energy and transportation infrastructure, including regulated utilities and pipelines, exploration and production, and construction materials and services companies. For more information about MDU Resources, see the company's Web site at www.mdu.com or contact the Investor Relations Department at firstname.lastname@example.org .