Former Eaton Vance Chairman and CEO James Hawkes to Assume
Advisory Role with Clayton, Dubilier & Rice

New York/London - February 26, 2009 - Clayton, Dubilier & Rice today announced that veteran investment management firm executive James B. Hawkes has become an advisor to the Firm. Mr. Hawkes will focus on the evaluation of investment opportunities in the financial services sector.

In a 37-year career at Eaton Vance (NYSE: EV), Mr. Hawkes served in numerous senior executive roles, including Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, as well as Chief Investment Officer. Mr. Hawkes is Chairman Emeritus of the asset manager and serves on the board of directors of Central Park Group, an investment advisory firm, and E-TrolZ, a manufacturer of signal acquisition and data management products for medical devices.

CD&R’s full-time operating partners and advisors have held senior leadership positions in major global corporations across a range of industries. Members of CD&R’s advisor group work actively with the Firm on sourcing and evaluating new transactions, as well as providing strategic insights related to CD&R portfolio company matters.


Former Eaton Vance Chairman and CEO James Hawkes to Assume
Advisory Role with Clayton, Dubilier & Rice

New York/London - February 26, 2009 - Clayton, Dubilier & Rice today announced that veteran investment management firm executive James B. Hawkes has become an advisor to the Firm. Mr. Hawkes will focus on the evaluation of investment opportunities in the financial services sector.

In a 37-year career at Eaton Vance (NYSE: EV), Mr. Hawkes served in numerous senior executive roles, including Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, as well as Chief Investment Officer. Mr. Hawkes is Chairman Emeritus of the asset manager and serves on the board of directors of Central Park Group, an investment advisory firm, and E-TrolZ, a manufacturer of signal acquisition and data management products for medical devices.

CD&R’s full-time operating partners and advisors have held senior leadership positions in major global corporations across a range of industries. Members of CD&R’s advisor group work actively with the Firm on sourcing and evaluating new transactions, as well as providing strategic insights related to CD&R portfolio company matters.