Corporate Governance - Biography
Chairman of Compensation Committee
Jim D. Kever, age 59. Mr. Kever has served as a member of the board of directors since December 1996. He has been a member in Voyent since August 2001. Mr. Kever served as co-chief executive officer of the transaction services division of WebMD from June 2000 to March 2001. From March 1999 through May 2000, Mr. Kever served as chief executive officer of the transaction services division of Quintiles. From August 1995 through March 1999, Mr. Kever was the president and co-chief executive officer of Envoy. Mr. Kever serves on the boards of directors of 3D Systems Corporation (“3D Systems”), a provider of 3-D printing, rapid prototyping and manufacturing solutions, and Tyson Foods, Inc., a food production company (“Tyson”). Within the past five years, Mr. Kever has served on the board of directors of ACI Worldwide, Inc., a global provider of electronic payments solutions for financial institutions. Mr. Kever holds a B.S. in business administration from the University of Arkansas and a J.D. from the Vanderbilt University School of Law.
Mr. Kever brings to the board of directors extensive experience managing and growing healthcare industry companies. Mr. Kever brings experience in serving on public and private boards. Mr. Kever, through his more recent investment experiences with Voyent, also brings depth of knowledge in managing and growing companies and in capital market considerations. Mr. Kever also brings continuity to the board of directors, given his service on the board since Luminex’s earliest years of operation.