Board of directors & committees

Board of directors & committees

At TI, we believe good corporate governance is important to our long-term success. We’ve had written governance guidelines since 1973, refining them over the years to meet the needs of the company and our shareholders. Our ambitions and core values are integral to building TI stronger, and we demonstrate responsible and ethical business practices by adhering to our stated principles.

TI's board of directors is committed to responsible and effective corporate governance and oversees our global business strategy. The directors are experienced and diverse in their backgrounds and thinking. The board discusses its governance practices annually to ensure they truly make sense for TI in today's business climate. TI's board has a majority of independent directors. The directors’ combined strengths assist them as they oversee the company’s current and future strategy, risks and performance, with the best interests of TI shareholder in mind.

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Mark A. Blinn

Mark Blinn

Former chief executive officer of Flowserve Corporation

Independent Director
Age: 62
Joined TI Board: 2013

Mr. Blinn served in various positions at Flowserve, including as chief executive officer and president from 2009 to 2017 and chief financial officer from 2004 to 2009. Prior to Flowserve, Mr. Blinn held senior finance positions at several companies, including FedEx Kinko's Office and Print Services, Inc. and Centex Corporation. As an attorney, he represented financial institutions, foreign corporations and insurance companies. He also serves as a director for Emerson Electric Co., Globe Life Inc. and Leggett & Platt, Incorporated.
Todd M. Bluedorn

Todd Bluedorn

Former chairman and chief executive officer of Lennox International Inc.

Independent Director
Lead Director
Age: 61
Joined TI Board: 2017

Mr. Bluedorn served as vice chair of Madison Industries from 2022 to 2023. Prior to Madison Industries, he served as chief executive officer of Lennox International from 2007 to 2022 and chairman of the board from 2012 to 2022. Prior to that, Mr. Bluedorn held several senior management positions at United Technologies Corporation, including leading Otis Elevator — North & South America. He also serves as a director for Samsara Inc.
Janet F. Clark

Janet Clark

Former chief financial officer of Marathon Oil Corporation

Independent Director
Age: 69
Joined TI Board: 2015

Ms. Clark was chief financial officer and executive vice president of Marathon Oil Corporation from 2007 to 2013 and senior vice president and chief financial officer from 2004 to 2007. Prior to Marathon, she served as chief financial officer of Nuevo Energy Company and Santa Fe Snyder Corporation. Ms. Clark has served as a director of Dell Inc. and Exterran Holdings, Inc. She also serves as a director for EOG Resources, Inc. and the environmental nonprofit Resources for the Future.
Carrie Cox

Carrie Cox

Former chairman and chief executive officer of Humacyte, Inc.

Independent Director
Age: 66
Joined TI Board: 2004

Ms. Cox was the executive chair of Humacyte, Inc. from 2018 to 2019, where she was also chairman and chief executive officer from 2010 to 2018. Prior to Humacyte, Ms. Cox held several senior management positions in the medical industry, including leading the global pharmaceuticals business at Schering-Plough Corporation and the global prescription business at Pharmacia Corporation. She also serves as a director for Cartesian Therapeutics, Inc., Organon & Co. and Solventum Corporation.
Martin Craighead

Martin Craighead

Former chairman and chief executive officer of Baker Hughes Inc.

Independent Director
Age: 64
Joined TI Board: 2018

At Baker Hughes Inc., Mr. Craighead served as chief executive officer from 2012 to 2017 and chairman of the board from 2013 until the company merged with GE in 2017. He then served as vice chair of Baker Hughes, a GE company, until 2019. Prior to leading the company, Mr. Craighead held several senior management roles at Baker Hughes, including as chief operating officer. He also serves as a director for Emerson Electric Co.

DesRoches

Reginald DesRoches

President of Rice University

Independent Director
Age: 57
Joined TI Board: 2024

Dr. DesRoches has been the president of Rice University since 2022 and a professor of engineering since 2017. Prior to his role as president, he served as Rice’s Howard Hughes Provost from 2020 to 2022 and the William and Stephanie Sick Dean of Engineering from 2017 to 2020. Dr. DesRoches previously served as the chair of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Georgia Tech. He also serves as a director for Brandywine Realty Trust.

Curtis

Curtis Farmer

Chairman, president and chief executive officer of Comerica Incorporated

Independent Director
Age: 62
Joined TI Board: 2023

At Comerica, Mr. Farmer has served as chief executive officer since 2019, chairman since 2020 and president since 2015. Prior to those roles, he was executive vice president from 2008 to 2011, then vice chairman from 2011 to 2015. Mr. Farmer has also held senior leadership positions at Wachovia Corporation. He also serves as a director for Comerica Incorporated.

Jean Hobby

Jean Hobby

Retired partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Independent Director
Age: 63
Joined TI Board: 2016

Ms. Hobby was global strategy officer of PricewaterhouseCoopers from 2013 to 2015. Prior to that, she held several senior management positions at the firm, including as technology, media and telecom sector leader and chief financial officer. She also serves as a director for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company and Integer Holdings Corporation.
Haviv Ilan

Haviv Ilan

President and chief executive officer of Texas Instruments Incorporated

Age: 56
Joined TI Board: 2021

Mr. Ilan has been the president and chief executive officer of Texas Instruments since 2023. From 2020 to 2023, Mr. Ilan was the executive vice president and chief operating officer, responsible for leading TI's business and sales organizations, technology and manufacturing operations and information technology services. He has served the company at a senior level since 2014, including as a director since 2021.
Ronald Kirk

Ronald Kirk

Senior of counsel at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Independent Director
Age: 70
Joined TI Board: 2013

Mr. Kirk has been senior of counsel at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher since 2013 and co-chairs the international trade and ESG practice groups. He served as the U.S. Trade Representative from 2009 to 2013, where he focused on the development and enforcement of U.S. intellectual property law. Mr. Kirk has been a director of Brinker International, Inc. and Dean Foods Company. He also serves as a director for Mister Car Wash, Inc.
Pamela H. Patsley

Pamela Patsley

Former chairman and chief executive officer of MoneyGram International, Inc.

Independent Director
Age: 67
Joined TI Board: 2004

At MoneyGram, Ms. Patsley was chair and chief executive officer from 2009 to 2015, then executive chair until 2018. Prior to that, she was senior executive vice president at First Data Corporation and chief executive officer of Paymentech, Inc. She also served as chief financial officer of First USA, Inc. and began her career as an auditor. She also serves as a director for Hilton Grand Vacations Inc., Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. and Payoneer Global Inc.
Robert E. Sanchez

Robert Sanchez

Chairman and chief executive officer of Ryder System, Inc.

Independent Director
Age: 58
Joined TI Board: 2011

Mr. Sanchez has been chairman and executive officer of Ryder since 2013. During his career at Ryder, Mr. Sanchez has served as president, chief operating officer, chief information officer and chief financial officer. He has also had a broad range of leadership roles in Ryder’s business segments, including as president of its Global Fleet Management Solutions business. He also serves as a director for Ryder System, Inc.
Richard Templeton

Richard Templeton

Chairman of Texas Instruments Incorporated

Age: 65
Joined TI Board: 2003

Mr. Templeton has been the company’s chairman since 2008 and served as chief executive officer and president from 2004 to June 2018 and July 2018 to March 2023. He served 29 years at a senior level at the company and is a 40-year veteran of the semiconductor industry.