Boyd K. Packer

Henry B. Eyring

FIRST COUNSELOR, FIRST PRESIDENCY

Age 74, born in Princeton, N.J.

Bachelor's in physics, University of Utah; MBA and doctorate in business administration, Harvard

Assistant professor of business, Stanford

President, Ricks College, 1971-77, then LDS Church commissioner of education

First counselor, Presiding Bishopric, 1985-92

First Quorum of Seventy, 1992-95

Quorum of the Twelve, 1995-2007

Second counselor to President Gordon B. Hinckley, 2007-08

Married Kathleen Johnson, six children

Dieter F. Uchtdorf

SECOND COUNSELOR, FIRST PRESIDENCY

Age 67, born in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia

Studied engineering, business administration and international management

German air force and commercial-airline pilot

Retired as Lufthansa senior vice president for flight operations and chief pilot

Second Quorum of Seventy, 1994-96

First Quorum of Seventy, 1996-2002

Presidency of the Seventy, 2002-04

Quorum of the Twelve, 2004-08

Married Harriet Reich, two children

Boyd K. Packer

PRESIDENT, QUORUM OF TWELVE APOSTLES

Age 83, born in Brigham City

Bachelor's and master's degrees from Utah State University; doctorate in educational administration, BYU

Pilot in Pacific during World War II

Former supervisor, Seminaries and Institutes of Religion

Assistant to the Twelve, 1961-70

Quorum of the Twelve, since 1970

Acting president of the Twelve, 1994-2008

Married Donna Smith, 10 children