Board of Directors

With a diverse mix of experience, backgrounds and skill sets, our directors bring a broad range of leadership and insight to the boardroom, and regularly contribute to the dialogue involved in effectively overseeing and guiding our business and affairs. All the members of the Board are independent. Click here for the company's Corporate Governance Guidelines.

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John P. Wiehoff, Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.

Director since 2007

  • Chair of the Board
  • Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee (Chair)
  • Compensation Committee

Mr. Wiehoff served as the Chairman of the Board of C.H. Robinson Worldwide, a transportation, logistics and sourcing company from 2007 until May 2020, and was Chief Executive Officer of the company from May 2002 until May 2019. He has held multiple leadership roles including President and Chief Financial Officer since joining C.H. Robinson in 1992. Prior to that, Mr. Wiehoff was with Arthur Andersen LLP.

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George W. Bilicic, Vice Chairman, Investment Banking and Global Head of Power, Energy & Infrastructure at Lazard

Director since August 2017

  • Audit Committee
  • Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee
  • Technology Committee

Mr. Bilicic has served as Vice Chairman, Investment Banking and Global Head of Power, Energy & Infrastructure at Lazard Ltd., an investment banking firm, since April 2020. He served in various executive roles with Sempra Energy, an energy infrastructure company, from June 2019 until March 2020. Prior to joining Sempra Energy, Mr. Bilicic served in various roles at Lazard Ltd., including as Vice Chairman of Investment Banking, Head of U.S. Midwest Investment Banking and Global Head of Power, Energy & Infrastructure, from March 2002 to June 2019. Mr. Bilicic also served as a member of the Firm’s Global Executive Committee, Investment Banking Committee and Deputy Chairpersons Committee. Other than his time at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. where he served as Managing Director and Head of Infrastructure from May 2008 to October 2008, Mr. Bilicic had been at Lazard from March 2002 to June 2019. He previously served as a Managing Director at Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. from January 2001 to March 2002, and was a Partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP from 1995 to 2000. Mr. Bilicic currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors or equivalent for the Mayo Clinic and The HistoryMakers.

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Kevin M. Farr, Chief Financial Officer at ChromaDex, Inc.

Director since 2013

  • Audit Committee (Chair)
  • Technology Committee

Mr. Farr has been the Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of ChromaDex Corp., a science-based nutraceutical company, since October 2017. He previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Mattel, Inc., a world-wide leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of toys and family products, from February 2000 through September 2017, and prior to that served in multiple leadership roles at Mattel, Inc. since 1991. Before joining Mattel, Inc., Mr. Farr spent 10 years at Pricewaterhouse Coopers. He serves on the Corporate Advisory Board of the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, as well as the Board of Westside Ronald McDonald House Charities.

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Gary E. Hendrickson, Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Valspar Corporation

Director since 2011

  • Compensation Committee (Chair)
  • Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee

Mr. Hendrickson has served as the Chairman of the Board of The AZEK Company Inc., a manufacturer of residential and commercial products, since May 2017. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Valspar Corporation, a global paint and coatings manufacturer, from June 2011 to June 2017, and was its President and Chief Operating Officer from February 2008 until June 2011. He held various executive leadership roles with The Valspar Corporation since 2001 including positions with responsibility for the Asia Pacific operations.

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Gwenne A. Henricks, Former Vice President of Product Development & Global Technology and Chief Technology Officer for Caterpillar Inc.

Director since 2015

  • Audit Committee
  • Technology Committee

Ms. Henricks served as Vice President, Product Development & Global Technology, and Chief Technology Officer of Caterpillar Inc., a world leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives, from 2012 to 2016. She joined Caterpillar in 1981 in an engineering role and held numerous engineering and executive roles progressing in scope and complexity. Ms. Henricks serves on the Board of Decision Sciences International Corporation and the Bradley University Engineering Advisory Committee.

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Bernd F. Kessler, Former Chief Executive Officer of SRTechnics AG

Director since 2010

  • Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee
  • Technology Committee

Mr. Kessler was the Chief Executive Officer of SRTechnics AG, a privately-held aircraft component and engine service provider with facilities throughout Europe and in China, from January 2008 through January 2010. He was the President and Chief Executive Officer of MTU Maintenance, a subsidiary of Aero Engines AG, an aircraft engine manufacturer, from September 2004 through October 2007 where he was an integral part of the successful initial public offering of the Company on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Prior to September 2004, Mr. Kessler held management and executive positions for 20 years at Honeywell International, Inc. and its preceding company AlliedSignal Corp. Mr. Kessler also serves as the Chairman of ProXES GmbH.

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Lawrence D. Kingsley, Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pall Corporation

Director since 2016

  • Compensation Committee
  • Technology Committee

Mr. Kingsley has served as an Advisory Director with the private equity investment firm, Berkshire Partners since May 2016. He served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Pall Corporation, a global supplier of filtration, separations and purification products, from October 2013 to October 2015 and previously served as its CEO and President starting in October 2011. Prior to that, he served as Chairman, President and CEO of IDEX Corporation, a developer, designer and manufacturer of fluid and metering technologies and health and science technologies, from March 2005 to August 2011. Before joining IDEX, Mr. Kingsley held management positions of increasing responsibility with Danaher Corporation, Kollmorgen Corporation and Weidmuller Incorporated. Mr. Kingsley is an Advisory Director to Berkshire Partners and also serves as a member of the board of Consolidated Precision Products and Vet Strategy, both Berkshire Partners portfolio companies, and serves of the boards of Thousand Islands Land Trust and Clarkson University.

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Gwynne E. Shotwell, President and Chief Operating Officer of Space Exploration Technologies Corp.

Director since 2019

  • Audit Committee
  • Technology Committee

Ms. Shotwell has served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Space Exploration Technologies Corp (SpaceX), a private American aerospace manufacturer and space transportation services company, since November 2008 and previously served as Vice President, Business Development from August 2002 to November 2008. Prior to joining SpaceX, Ms. Shotwell held positions with Microcosm, Inc. Space Systems Division as a director, and The Aerospace Corporation as a senior project engineer. Ms. Shotwell also serves as a director of the Minerva Project.

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