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Steven A. Kandarian

Steven A. Kandarian, was nominated to our Board in January 2019. Since 2012, Mr. Kandarian has served as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of MetLife, Inc., a leading financial services company providing insurance, annuities, and asset management. Effective April 30, 2019, he will be retiring from his positions with MetLife, Inc. He was named President and Chief Executive Officer in 2011 and served as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer from 2005 to 2011. Mr. Kandarian has also served as an executive director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation from 2001 to 2004, as the founder of Orion Partners, LP from 1993 to 2001, as the founder of Eagle Capital Holdings from 1990 to 1993 and as a managing director of Lee Capital Holdings from 1984 to 1990. Mr. Kandarian currently serves as a director of ExxonMobil and MetLife, Inc. Mr. Kandarian is also a board member of Neuberger Berman, Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation and the Partnership for New York City. He is a member of the Business Council and the Business Roundtable.

Mr. Kandarian brings executive management, financial, government relations and public policy experience. In addition, due to his experience as the Chief Executive Officer of a public company, Mr. Kandarian brings corporate governance, corporate strategy, stockholder relations and regulatory expertise.
Lead Director