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Carla J. Bailo, Independent Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of ECOS Consulting, LLC and Former President and Chief Executive Officer of The Center for Automotive Research

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Ms. Bailo became a member of our Board in August 2020. Ms. Bailo is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of ECOS Consulting, LLC, an energy efficiency solutions provider, a position she has held since 2014. Ms. Bailo also served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Center for Automotive Research, an independent, non-profit research organization that engages with leaders in the global automotive industry to support technology advancements and improve the competitiveness of the U.S. automotive industry, from October 2017 to September 2022. Previously, Ms. Bailo served as Assistant Vice President, Mobility Research and Business Development of The Ohio State University, a public research university, from 2015 to October 2017. Prior to 2015, Ms. Bailo held various leadership roles with Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., a multinational automobile manufacturer, and began her career with General Motors Company, a multinational vehicle and financial services corporation. Ms. Bailo has served on the board of directors for SM Energy Company, a company engaged in hydrocarbon exploration, since October 2018, and on the board of directors for Vesuvius plc, an international ceramics company, since February 2023.

John F. Ferraro, Independent Director, Former Global Chief Operating Officer, Ernst & Young

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Mr. Ferraro became a member of our Board in February 2015. Mr. Ferraro served as our independent Lead Director from November 2015 to May 2016. Mr. Ferraro founded RP Intellectual Partners LLC, a successor to a part of Alpha Alpha Intellectual Partners LLC, in November 2022. He also served as Executive Vice President, Strategy and Sales of Aquilon Energy Services, a software and services company for the energy industry from February 2019 to July 2019. He served as Global Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) of Ernst & Young (“EY”), a leading professional services firm, from 2007 to December 2014 and retired as a partner of EY at the end of January 2015. In addition, Mr. Ferraro served as a member of EY’s Global Executive Board for more than 10 years. Mr. Ferraro joined EY in 1976 and prior to his COO role he served in several senior leadership positions at EY, including Global Vice Chair Audit. Mr. Ferraro practiced as a Certified Public Accountant for 35 years. Mr. Ferraro has served as a director for ManpowerGroup Inc., a provider of workforce solutions, since January 2016, and for International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., a manufacturer of flavors and fragrances, since May 2015.

Joan Hilson, Independent Director, Chief Financial & Strategy Officer, Signet Jewelers, Ltd.

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Ms. Hilson became a member of our Board in March 2022. Ms. Hilson has served as Chief Financial & Strategy Officer of Signet Jewelers, Ltd., the world's largest retailer of diamond jewelry, since March 2021, and she has served as Signet's Chief Financial Officer since April 2019. Prior to joining Signet, Ms. Hilson served as Chief Financial Officer of David’s Bridal Inc., a large specialty clothing retailer from 2014 to 2019; Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and other executive financial leadership roles at American Eagle Outfitters, Inc., a lifestyle, clothing and accessories retailer from 2005 to 2012; and in several financial reporting, financial planning and merchandise planning positions at Limited Brands, Inc., a specialty retailer, including as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Victoria’s Secret Stores division. Ms. Hilson served as the Controller of Sterling Jewelers (now Signet Jewelers) from 1985 to 1992. She began her career as an auditor at Coopers & Lybrand LLP, one of the oldest professional financial and consulting services firms in the United States (which subsequently merged with PricewaterhouseCoopers).

Jeffrey J. Jones II, Independent Director, President, Chief Executive Officer, H&R Block, Inc.

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Mr. Jones became a member of our Board in February 2019. Mr. Jones is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of H&R Block, Inc., a global consumer tax services provider, a position he has held since October 2017. Prior to October 2017, Mr. Jones served as H&R Block’s President and Chief Executive Officer-Designate beginning in August 2017. Previously, Mr. Jones served as President, Ride Sharing at Uber Technologies Inc., an on-demand car service company, from September 2016 until March 2017 and Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Target Corporation, a retail sales company, from April 2012 to September 2016. Prior to his time at Target Corporation, Mr. Jones held various executive and leadership roles related to sales, agency and marketing with iconic brands such as The Coca-Cola Company and The Gap, Inc. He has served as a director of H&R Block, Inc. since 2017.

Eugene I. Lee, Jr., Independent Board Chair, Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Darden Restaurants, Inc.

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Mr. Lee became a member of our Board in November 2015 and currently serves as Chair. Mr. Lee served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Darden Restaurants, Inc. (“Darden”), the owner and operator of Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze, Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen, Seasons 52, The Capital Grille, Eddie V’s and Yard House restaurants in North America, from February 2015 through January 2021. Previously, Mr. Lee served as Darden’s President and Interim Chief Executive Officer from October 2014 to February 2015, and President and Chief Operating Officer from September 2013 to October 2014. He served as President of Darden’s Specialty Restaurant Group from October 2007 to September 2013 following Darden’s acquisition of RARE Hospitality International, Inc., where he had served as President and a member of the Board of Directors since 2001. Mr. Lee served as a member of the Darden Board of Directors from February 2015 through September 2023.

Shane O'Kelly, Director, President and Chief Executive Officer, Advance Auto Parts, INC.

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Shane O’Kelly joined Advance Auto Parts as President and Chief Executive Officer in September 2023. Prior to joining Advance, Shane was the CEO of HD Supply, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Home Depot, Inc. Prior to his appointment as CEO of HD Supply, Shane served as the CEO of Home Depot Pro, formerly known as Interline Brands, Inc. Before joining The Home Depot, Shane served as CEO of PetroChoice, the nation's largest distributor of lubricants and lubrication solutions. Prior to that role, he was CEO of AH Harris, a specialty construction supply distributor. Shane also worked early in his career at The Home Depot and as an engagement manager at McKinsey and Company. Shane served seven years as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army. During his service, he graduated from both Airborne and Ranger schools and served as a rifle platoon leader and company commander. He completed numerous deployments with the 1st Cavalry Division and the 325th Airborne. Shane holds a bachelor’s degree from The United States Military Academy at West Point and master’s of business administration degree from Harvard Business School.

Douglas A. Pertz, Independent Director, Former President and Chief Executive Officer, The Brink's Company

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Mr. Pertz became a member of the Board in May 2018. Mr. Pertz served as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Brink’s Company (“Brink’s”), the world’s largest cash management company including cash-in-transit, ATM services, international transportation of valuables, cash management and payment services, from June 2016 through May 2022. Prior to joining Brink’s, Mr. Pertz was the president and CEO of Recall Holdings Limited (“Recall”), a global provider of digital and physical information management and security services, having led Recall from its initial public offering in 2013 to strategic sale in 2016. Previously, Mr. Pertz served as Chief Executive Officer of several other public companies, including IMC Global, the predecessor company to The Mosaic Company and Culligan Water Technologies. Mr. Pertz currently serves on the board of directors for Vestis as Vice Chairman and is a member of the compensation and audit committees. Mr. Pertz was a member of the Brink's board of directors from June 2016 to May 2023, including serving as Executive Chairman from May 2022 to May 2023. Additionally, Mr. Pertz has served on the board of directors of other public companies, including Recall, Nalco Holdings, The Mosaic Company, IMC Global and Bowater.

Thomas Seboldt, Independent Director, President, Seboldt Consulting Services, LLC

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Mr. Seboldt became a member of our Board in March 2024. Mr. Seboldt has served as the President of Seboldt Consulting Services LLC, which provides consulting services to automotive suppliers, retail/WD chains and industry investors, since 2019. Prior to Seboldt Consulting Services, Mr. Seboldt was Vice President of Merchandise at O’Reilly Auto Parts from 2007 to 2018. Mr. Seboldt started his career at O’Reilly in 1987 and served in a variety of roles with O’Reilly Auto Parts. Mr. Seboldt has served as a board member of California Automotive Wholesalers Association (CAWA) since 2016, served on the Executive Committee from 2018-2021 and currently serves as a board member.

Greg Smith, Independent Director, Executive Vice President, Global Operations and Supply Chain, Medtronic

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Mr. Smith became a member of our Board in March 2024. Mr. Smith has served as Executive Vice President, Global Operations and Supply Chain at Medtronic, a global medical supply company, since April 2021. Prior to Medtronic, Mr. Smith was the Executive Vice President of U.S. Supply Chain at Walmart, one of the world’s largest and most complex supply chains. Prior to joining Walmart in 2017, Mr. Smith was Senior Vice President, Global Operations at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, where he was responsible for 52 manufacturing facilities across four business units around the world. In his more than 35 years of supply chain and operations experience, Mr. Smith has also transformed manufacturing, procurement, and logistics programs at companies including ConAgra Foods, United Signature Foods, VDK Frozen Foods, and Quaker Oats.

Sherice R. Torres, Independent Director, Chief Marketing Officer, ChargePoint, INC

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Ms. Torres became a member of our Board in September 2021. Ms. Torres has served as the Chief Marketing Officer of ChargePoint, INC, a leading provider of networked hardware and software solutions for charging electric vehicles (EVs) since August 2023. Previously, Sherice served as Chief Marketing Officer of Circle Internet Financial, LLC, a global internet finance firm, from January 2022 to August 2023. From November 2020 until January 2022, she served as Chief Marketing Officer of Novi, a division of Meta, a leading technology company, where she led all aspects of global marketing across Facebook's payment products. From August 2014 to May 2020, Ms. Torres served as Global Marketing Director for Google, Inc., a leading technology company, and from May 2020 to October 2020, she served as Global Inclusion Director for Google. Prior to 2014, Ms. Torres served in a variety of leadership roles at Viacom (now Paramount), a media and entertainment company, across consumer products, strategic planning and digital. She began her career in the change management consulting practice of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a multinational professional services provider. Ms. Torres also served on the board of directors of LogicMark, LLC, a seller of medical alert devices, from February 2022 to March 2023.

Brent Windom, Independent Director, President, Windom Consulting, LLC

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Mr. Windom became a member of our Board in March 2024. Mr. Windom has served as president of Windom Consulting LLC, which provided strategic consulting services to Uni-Select, Inc. Prior to Windom Consulting, Mr. Windom was President and Chief Executive Officer of Uni-Select until his retirement in 2021. From 2017 to 2019, Mr. Windom, served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Canadian Automotive Group and initiated a strategic review and turnaround of the business. Prior to 2017, Mr. Windom held the CEO position at Icahn Automotive Group LLC and COO of Uni-Select USA.