Christopher Harte

Chairman, Harte-Hanks, Inc.

Mr. Harte is chairman of the board of Harte-Hanks Inc. (a direct marketing and shopper publishing company) and has served on its board since 1993. He spent much of his career in the newspaper business, most recently as publisher of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, and previously as publisher of the Portland Press Herald, Akron Beacon Journal, and Centre Daily Times. He began his newspaper career as managing editor of The Stanford Daily and was a reporter for the Associated Press, and a manager at the Miami Herald, Knight-Ridder, and the Austin American-Statesman. Mr. Harte has served as a Director of Crown Resources Corp., Geokinetics Inc., and numerous private companies. He has been restoring prairie at his ranch west of Austin for 25 years. He is a director of Outward Bound USA and the Austin Community Foundation and was previously a director of the National Audubon Society. Mr. Harte joined the Dallas office of McKinsey & Company after receiving an MBA from The University of Texas at Austin. He received his BA from Stanford University in Political Science (1969).