Mr. Dillard has been a director of Acxiom since 1988 and serves on the Audit/Finance Committee and the Compensation Committee of the Board.
He has served as a member of the Dillard’s, Inc. (NYSE: DDS) board of directors since 1968 and currently serves as the chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Dillard’s, Inc., a chain of traditional department stores based in Little Rock, Arkansas, with approximately 284 store locations and 18 clearance centers in 29 states. Mr. Dillard is also a director of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS). He served as the Company’s lead independent director from 2006 – 2007.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Arkansas and an MBA from Harvard University.