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Carla J. Bailo, 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 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, a position she has held since October 2017. Ms. Bailo has also been the President and Chief Executive Officer of ECOS Consulting, LLC, an energy efficiency solutions provider, since 2014. Previously, 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.

John F. Ferraro, Past Global Chief Operating Officer, Ernst & Young

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Mr. Ferraro became a member of our Board in February 2015 and served as Lead Independent Director from November 2015 to May 2016. Mr. Ferraro 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, or 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.

Tom Greco, President and Chief Executive Officer, Advance Auto Parts, Inc.

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Tom Greco joined Advance Auto Parts in April 2016 and has held his current role as President, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and a member of our Board of Directors since August 2016. Previously, Mr. Greco served as CEO and a member of our Board of Directors from April 2016 to August 2016.

Prior to joining Advance, from September 2014 until April 2016, Mr. Greco served as CEO, Frito-Lay North America, a unit of PepsiCo, Inc. (“PepsiCo”), a leading global food and beverage company. In this role, Tom was responsible for overseeing PepsiCo’s snack and convenient foods business in the U.S. and Canada. He previously served as Executive Vice President, PepsiCo and President, Frito-Lay North America from September 2011 to September 2014 and as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer for Pepsi Beverages Company from 2009 to September 2011. Mr. Greco joined PepsiCo in Canada in 1986 and served in a variety of leadership positions, including Region Vice President, Midwest; President, Frito-Lay Canada; Senior Vice President, Sales, Frito-Lay North America; President, Global Sales, PepsiCo; and Executive Vice President, Sales, North America Beverages. Before joining PepsiCo, he worked at The Proctor & Gamble Company. He has served as a director of Tapestry, Inc., an American multinational luxury fashion holding company, since December 2020 and formerly served as a director of G&K Services, Inc., a service focused provider of branded uniform and facility services programs, from July 2014 to March 2017. Mr. Greco is a dedicated supporter of many charitable organizations, including the American Heart Association (AHA), JDRF, Building Homes for Heroes and United Way. He previously chaired AHA Heart Walks in Dallas, Texas and N.C.’s Triangle Region and currently serves as a member of the AHA’s National Board of Directors, whose focus is to advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.

Mr. Greco earned his bachelor’s degree from Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario and a master’s degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business in London, Ontario.

Joan Hilson, Chief Financial & Strategy Officer, Signet Jewlers, Ltd.

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Ms. Hilson became a member of our Board in March 2022. Ms. Hilson is currently Chief Financial & Strategy Officer of Signet Jewelers, Ltd., the world's largest retailer of diamond jewelry, where she has served since March 2021. She previously served as Signet's Chief Financial Officer from April 2019 to March 2021. Prior to joining Signet, Ms. Hilson served as Chief Financial Officer of David’s Bridal Inc. from 2014 to 2019; Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and other executive financial leadership roles at American Eagle Outfitters, Inc from 2005 to 2012; and in several  financial reporting, financial planning and merchandise planning positions at Limited Brands, Inc., , 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). Ms. Hilson serves on the board of directors of Serena & Lily, Inc., a privately held luxury furniture, bedding and home accessories retailer, and the intermediate board of Dawn Holdings, Inc., a privately held manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer of mattresses and other bedding accessories.

Jeffrey J. Jones II, President, Chief Executive Officer and Board Member, 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., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Darden Restaurants

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Mr. Lee became a member of our Board in November 2015 and has served as the independent Chair of the Board since May 2020. Mr. Lee is 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, positions he has held since February 2015. Previously, Mr. Lee served as Darden’s President and Interim CEO 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 has served as a member of the Darden Board of Directors since February 2015.

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

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Mr. Pertz became a member of our Board in May 2018. Mr. Pertz is the 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. He has held these positions since June 2016. Prior to joining Brink’s, Mr. Pertz was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Recall Holdings Limited (“Recall”), a global provider of digital and physical information management and security services, from 2013 to 2016. Prior to joining Recall, Mr. Pertz served as a partner with Bolder Capital, LLC, a private equity firm specializing in acquisitions and investments in middle market companies and as a partner with One Equity Partners, the private equity arm of JPMorgan Chase & Co. He also served as CEO and on the Board of Directors of IMC Global, the predecessor company to The Mosaic Company, Culligan Water Technologies and Clipper Windpower, and as a Group Executive and Corporate Vice President at Danaher Corporation. Mr. Pertz has served as a member of Brink’s Board of Directors since June 2016 and in the past has served on the board of directors of numerous other public companies, including Nalco Holding, The Mosaic Company and Bowater.

Sherice R. Torres, Chief Marketing Officer, Circle Internet Financial, LLC

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Ms. Torres became a member of our Board in September 2021. Ms. Torres is currently the Chief Marketing Officer at Circle Internet Financial, LLC, where she has served since January 2022. She previously held the role of Chief Marketing Officer of Novi, a division of Nova, where she served from November 2020 to January 2022. From August 2014 to May 2020, Ms. Torres served as Global Marketing Director for Google, Inc. 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 ViacomCBS Inc.), 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.

Nigel Travis, Retired Chief Executive Officer and Former Chairman of the Board, Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc.

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Mr. Travis became a member of our Board in August 2018. Mr. Travis served as the Executive Chairman of the Board for Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc., a quick-service restaurant franchisor, from July 2018 to January 2019 when he transitioned to Chairman until December 2020. Previously, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Dunkin’ Brands from January 2009 to July 2018, where he assumed the additional responsibility of Chairman of the Board in May 2013. Mr. Travis has also served in executive leadership roles at various companies within the retail and restaurant industries. He has served as a director of Abercrombie & Fitch Co., a global multi-brand specialty retailer, since January 2019 and formerly served as a director of Office Depot, Inc., an office supply company, from March 2012 to May 2020.

Arthur L. Valdez Jr., Executive Vice President, Chief Supply Chain & Logistics Officer of Target Corporation

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Mr. Valdez became a member of our Board in August 2020. Mr. Valdez is currently Executive Vice President, Chief Supply Chain & Logistics Officer of Target Corporation, a retail corporation, a position he has held since March 2016, where he leads all functions of Target’s global supply chain and logistics network. Mr. Valdez has spent his career building supply chain and fulfillment networks across Asia, Europe and North and South America. Prior to his time at Target Corporation, Mr. Valdez spent 17 years in a variety of leadership roles with Amazon.com Inc., an online retailer, including Vice President, Operations, International Expansion, Vice President, Worldwide Transportation, and Vice President, Operations, Amazon.co.uk Ltd.