Edward J. Robinson

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Edward J. Robinson became a director of Cross Match Technologies in May 2008 "and currently serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr. Robinson, a certified public accountant, was Chief Operating Officer of Meditrust Operating Company, a healthcare REIT, from 1997 to 1998. Previously, Mr. Robinson was President and Chief Operating Officer of Avon Products, Inc., a beauty and related products company, from 1993 to 1997 and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1989 to 1992. Prior thereto, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of RJR Nabisco and held various financial positions with RJR Nabisco, a consumer products company, and its predecessor companies, Standard Brands and Nabisco Brands.

Mr. Robinson serves on the Advisory Board of W.R. Capital Management, L.P., is the Chairman of the Audit Committee of Bentley Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, and is a member of the audit committee for Medical Staffing Network Holdings, Inc. Mr. Robinson is a Certified Public Accountant licensed by the State of New York. Mr. Robinson has been retired since 1998." [1]


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Edward J. Robinson (CFO of Nabisco,): Edward J. Robinson was chief financial officer of RJR Nabisco in 1986. (Barbarians 1990) Gwain Gillespie was chief financial officer of RJR Nabisco. Gillespie was fired by Ross Johnson circa 1986 and replaced by Ed Robinson. (Barbarians 1990)

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  1. Directors, Cross Match Technologies, accessed November 16, 2010.