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Patricia A. Agnello 
Director and Chairman (Environmental, Health and Safety Committee)
Ms. Agnello has served as our director since 2018, and as our Chairman since April 2021. Ms. Agnello has been the Chief Human Resources Officer & Employment Counsel for Icahn Enterprises, L.P. (“IEP”) since March 2020, and for its former affiliate, Insight Portfolio Group LLC (“IPG”), entities affiliated with Carl C. Icahn, from May 2007 until February 2020. In this capacity, Ms. Agnello provides human resources advice to a variety of companies with which Mr. Icahn has a relationship. Prior to joining Insight Portfolio Group, Ms. Agnello held senior human resources positions at Integro Insurance Brokers, North Fork Bank, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and Exxon Corporation. Ms. Agnello currently serves as a director of the general partner of CVR Partners, LP (“CVR Partners”), a nitrogen fertilizer manufacturer, since March 2021. Ms. Agnello has been a director of: New Seabury Resources Management, Inc. (“New Seabury”), a company engaged in the business of owning, acquiring and managing real properties, since February 2021; Vivus, Inc. (“Vivus”), a biopharmaceutical company, since December 2020; Sandridge Energy Inc. (“SandRidge”), an oil and natural gas company with a principal focus on exploration and production activities, since June 2020; Icahn Automotive Group LLC (“IAG”), an automotive parts installer, retailer and distributor, since 2017; TER Holdings I, Inc. (“TER Holdings” formerly known as Trump Entertainment Resorts, Inc.), a company engaged in real estate holdings, since February 2016; and PSC Metals, LLC (“PSC”), a metal recycling company, since 2012. Ms. Agnello was previously a director of American Railcar Industries, Inc. (“ARI”), a railcar manufacturing company, from November 2017 until December 2018. IEP, IPG, CVR Partners, New Seabury, Vivus, IAG, ARI, TER Holdings, and PSC are each indirectly controlled by Mr. Icahn. Mr. Icahn also has a non-controlling interest in SandRidge through the ownership of securities. Ms. Agnello received a J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law, an MBA in Human Resources Management from Adelphi University, and a BA in Liberal Arts from Marymount Manhattan College. Based on Ms. Agnello’s extensive experience in human resources, business acumen and extensive board experience, we believe Ms. Agnello is qualified to serve as our director.
Kapiljeet Dargan
Director
Mr. Dargan has served as our director since April 2021. Mr. Dargan has been Tax Counsel for Icahn Enterprises, L.P. (“IEP”) and its affiliates since June 2018. Mr. Dargan previously was an associate in the tax department of the law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher from October 2013 to June 2018. Mr. Dargan is currently a director of the general partner of CVR Partners, LP (“CVR Partners”), a nitrogen fertilizer manufacturer, and Viskase Companies, Inc. (“Viskase”), a meat-casing company. IEP, CVR Partners, and Viskase are each indirectly controlled by Mr. Carl C. Icahn. Mr. Dargan received a B.S. in Computer Science and Quantitative Economics from Tufts University, a J.D. from UCLA School of Law, and an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law. We believe Mr. Dargan’s experience in complex tax and legal matters qualify him to serve as our director.
Jaffrey (Jay) A. Firestone
Director (Audit Committee; Environmental, Health and Safety Committee)
Mr. Firestone has served as our director since April 2020. Since 2006, Mr. Firestone has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Prodigy Pictures Inc., a leader in the production of quality film, television and cross-platform media. Previously, Mr. Firestone established Fireworks Entertainment in 1996 to produce, distribute and finance television programs and feature films. In 1998, Fireworks Entertainment was acquired by CanWest Global Communications Corporation, and Mr. Firestone was named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and oversaw the company’s Los Angeles and London based television operations as well as its Los Angeles feature film division, Fireworks Pictures. In addition, Mr. Firestone oversaw the company’s interest in New York based IDP Distribution, an independent distribution and marketing company formed by Fireworks Entertainment in 2000 as a joint venture with Samuel Goldwyn Films and Stratosphere Entertainment. Mr. Firestone has served on the board of directors for the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences International Council in Los Angeles. Mr. Firestone previously served on the board of directors and the audit committee of Voltari Corporation (“VLTC”), a company in the business of acquiring, financing and leasing commercial real properties from 2011 to 2019. VLTC was indirectly controlled by Mr. Carl C. Icahn. Mr. Firestone has led two successful initial public offerings and, in 1998, was nominated for entrepreneur of the year. Mr. Firestone obtained a degree in commerce from McMasters University. Mr. Firestone has extensive experience in financial reporting, which, in addition to his past service on other boards, enables him to advise our Board on a range of matters, including financial matters, and makes him qualified to serve as our director.
Jonathan Frates
Director (Compensation Committee; Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee – Chairman)
Mr. Frates has served as our director since 2016. Mr. Frates has been a managing director at Icahn Enterprises, L.P. (“IEP”) since June 2018. From November 2015 until June 2018, Mr. Frates served as a Portfolio Company Associate at IEP. Prior to joining IEP, Mr. Frates served as a Senior Business Analyst at First Acceptance Corp. and as an Associate at its holding company, Diamond A Ford Corp. Mr. Frates began his career as an Investment Banking Analyst at Wachovia Securities LLC. Mr. Frates has served as: a director of Vivus, Inc. (“Vivus”), a biopharmaceutical company since December 2020; a director of Herc Holdings Inc. (“Herc”), an international provider of equipment rental and services, since August 2019; Chairman of the Board of Directors of SandRidge Energy, Inc. (“SandRidge”), an oil and natural gas company with a principal focus on exploration and production activities, since June 2018; a director of Viskase Companies, Inc. (“Viskase”), a meat-casing company, since March 2016 and Chairman of its Board of Directors since October 2019; and a director of the general partner of CVR Partners, LP (“CVR Partners”), a nitrogen fertilizer manufacturer, since March 2016. Mr. Frates has also been a member of the Executive Committee of ACF Industries LLC (“ACF”), a railcar manufacturing company, since September 2018. Mr. Frates was previously: a director of Ferrous Resources Limited (“Ferrous”), an iron ore mining company, from December 2016 to July 2019; a director of American Railcar Industries, Inc. (“ARI”), a railcar manufacturing company, from March 2016 to December 2018; and a director of the general partner of CVR Refining, LP (“CVRR”), an independent downstream energy limited partnership, from March 2016 to February 2019. Vivus, Ferrous, ARI, ACF, Viskase, IEP, CVR Partners, and CVRR are each indirectly controlled by Carl C. Icahn. Mr. Icahn also has a non-controlling interest in Herc and SandRidge through the ownership of securities. Mr. Frates received a BBA from Southern Methodist University and an MBA from Columbia Business School. Mr. Frates’ significant board experience and broad financial background make him qualified to serve as our director.
Hunter C. Gary
Director (Compensation Committee – Chairman)
Mr. Gary has served as our director since 2018. Mr. Gary has served as Senior Managing Director Icahn Enterprises, L.P. (“IEP”) and has been employed by IEP since November 2010. At IEP, Mr. Gary is responsible for monitoring portfolio company operations, implementing operational value enhancement and leading operational activities in areas including technology, merger integration, supply chain, organization transformation, real estate, recruiting, business process outsourcing, SG&A cost reduction, strategic IT projects, and executive compensation. At IEP, Mr. Gary has served in various roles, including President of IEP’s Real Estate segment since November 2013 and head of IEP’s Information Technology and Cybersecurity group since September 2015. Mr. Gary has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Cadus Corporation (“Cadus”), a company engaged in the acquisition of real estate for renovation or construction and resale, from March 2014 to June 2018. Prior to both IEP and Cadus, Mr. Gary had been employed by Icahn Associates Corporation (“IA”) an affiliate of IEP, in various roles since June 2003, most recently as the Chief Operating Officer of Icahn Sourcing LLC, a group purchasing organization focused on leveraging the aggregated spend of its collective members. Mr. Gary also served in a public governmental capacity from 2004 to 2008 as an elected City Council Member and Vice Mayor of Indian Creek Village in Florida. From 1997 to 2002, Mr. Gary worked, most recently as a Managing Director, at Kaufhof Warenhaus AG, a former subsidiary of the Metro Group, which was acquired by Hudson’s Bay Company. Mr. Gary has been a director of: Vivus, Inc. (“Vivus”), a biopharmaceutical company, since December 2020; Conduent Inc. (“Conduent”), a company providing business process outsourcing services, since 2020; Icahn Automotive Group LLC (“IAG”), an automotive parts installer, retailer and distributor, since February 2016; The Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack (“PBYS”), an automotive parts installer and retailer, since February 2016; PSC Metals, LLC (PSC), a metal recycling company, since May 2012; and WestPoint Home LLC (WPH), a home textiles manufacturer, since June 2007. Mr. Gary has also been a member of the Executive Committee of ACF since July 2015. Mr. Gary was previously a director of: the general partner of CVR Partners, LP (“CVR Partners”), from September 2018 to March 2021; Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (“HLF”), a nutrition company, from April 2014 to January 2021; Ferrous Resources Limited (“Ferrous”), an iron ore mining company, from June 2015 to August 2019; the general partner of CVR Refining, LP (“CVRR”), an independent downstream energy limited partnership, from September 2018 to February 2019; Tropicana Entertainment Inc. (“TEI”), a company that is primarily engaged in the business of owning and operating casinos and resorts, from March 2010 to October 2018; Cadus from February 2014 to June 2018; XO Holdings, a provider of telecom services, from September 2011 to January 2018; IEH Auto Parts LLC (“IEHAP”), a distributor of automotive aftermarket parts, from June 2015 to May 2017; Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (“FDML”), a supplier of automotive powertrain and safety components, from October 2012 to February 2016; Voltari Corporation (“VLTC”), a company in the business of acquiring, financing and leasing commercial real properties from October 2007 to September 2015; American Railcar Industries, Inc. (“ARI”), a railcar manufacturing company, from January 2008 to June 2015; and Viskase Companies, Inc. (“Viskase”), a meat-casing company, from August 2012 to June 2015. Each of ACF, ARI, Cadus, CVR Partners, CVRR, IAG, Ferrous, FDML, IEHAP, IA, IEP, PBYS, PSC, TEI, Viskase, Vivus, VLTC, WPH, and XO are, or previously were, controlled indirectly controlled by Carl C. Icahn. Mr. Icahn also has or had a non-controlling interest in HLF and Conduent through the ownership of securities. Mr. Gary received his Bachelor of Science degree with senior honors from Georgetown University, as well as a certificate of executive development from Columbia Graduate School of Business. Mr. Gary’s extensive experience in operations and oversight matters for a variety of companies and service on other public company boards, enable him to advise our Board on a range of matters and qualifies him to serve as our director.
David L. Lamp
Director
Mr. Lamp has served as our director since 2018. Mr. Lamp has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer and as the Executive Chairman of the general partner of CVR Partners, LP (“CVR Partners”) since December 2017, and as the Chairman of the board of directors of the general partner of CVR Partners since 2018. Mr. Lamp has more than 40 years of technical, commercial and operational experience in the refining and chemical industries. He previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Western Refining, Inc. (“WNR”), from 2016 until its sale to Andeavor in 2017; as President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director of the general partner of Northern Tier Energy, L.P. from 2013 until its merger with WNR in 2016; and as a Director of CVR Refining, LP, from January 2018 to February 2019. Mr. Lamp graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering. We believe Mr. Lamp’s extensive knowledge and experience in the refining and chemical industries, as well as his significant background serving in key executive roles at public and private companies, and strong leadership skills make him well qualified to serve as our director.
Stephen Mongillo
Director (Audit Committee – Chairman; Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee)
Mr. Mongillo has served as our director since May 2012. Mr. Mongillo is currently the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AMPF, Inc., a distributor of picture frame mouldings and supplies of which he is the principal shareholder. Mr. Mongillo is a private investor and currently serves as a director and member of the audit committee of IEP. From January 2008 to January 2011, Mr. Mongillo served as a Managing Director of Icahn Capital LP, the entity through which Mr. Icahn managed third-party investment funds. Prior to joining Icahn Capital LP, Mr. Mongillo worked at Bear Stearns for 10 years, most recently as a Senior Managing Director overseeing the leveraged finance group’s efforts in the healthcare, real estate, gaming, lodging, leisure, restaurant and education sectors. Mr. Mongillo has previously served as a director of Herc Holdings Inc. (“Herc”), an international provider of equipment rental and services, from 2016 to 2018, American Railcar Industries, Inc. (“ARI”), a railcar manufacturing company, from 2009 to 2011, and WestPoint International Inc. (“WPI”) from March 2009 to January 2011. ARI and WPI each are, or previously were, directly or indirectly, controlled by Mr. Carl Icahn. Mr. Icahn also has a non-controlling interest in Herc through the ownership of securities. Mr. Mongillo received a B.A. from Trinity College and an M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College. Based on Mr. Mongillo’s over 25 years of experience in the financial industry and his strong understanding of the complex business and financial issues encountered by large complex companies, we believe that Mr. Mongillo’s set of skills make him qualified to serve as our director.
James M. Strock
Director (Audit Committee; Environmental, Health and Safety Committee – Chairman; Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee)
Mr. Strock has served as our director since May 2012. Mr. Strock is the Chief Executive Officer of Serve to Lead Group, Inc., which he founded in 1997. Serve to Lead Group, Inc. serves diverse sectors including: finance, manufacturing, transportation, technology, defense, aerospace, health care, real estate, chemicals, professional services, insurance, environmental safety and health, remediation, clean tech, sustainability, energy, and medical cannabis. Mr. Strock, individually and as part of various teams and organizations, serves various functions, including: management, project management, financing, sales and marketing, stakeholder engagement, public advocacy, communication (including new media), crisis communication, strategic planning, regulatory compliance, negotiation, mediation, facilitation, human resources, and training. Mr. Strock has served in senior executive and board positions in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors. He served as California’s founding Secretary for Environmental Protection, and as Assistant Administrator for Enforcement (chief law enforcement officer) of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Mr. Strock is the author of three books on leadership, management, and communication. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Authors Guild. Mr. Strock holds an A.B. from Harvard College and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He served as captain in the USAR-JAGC. Based upon Mr. Strock’s extensive business and public service experience, which enable him to assist boards in meeting their responsibilities in various functions, we believe that Mr. Strock’s set of skills make him qualified to serve as our director.


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