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Rakesh Sachdev

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Rakesh Sachdev, Director, Chairman of the Board of Directors

Mr. Sachdev most recently served as a director and the Chief Executive Officer of Platform Specialty Products Corporation (renamed Element Solutions Inc.) (a global diversified producer of high-technology specialty chemicals); he served as the Chief Executive Officer from 2016-2019 and a director from 2016-2020. Prior to that role, Mr. Sachdev served as a director and the President and Chief Executive Officer of Sigma-Aldrich Corporation, (a leading S&P 500 life science and technology company) from 2010-2015 and as the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, from 2008-2010. Mr. Sachdev also served in various executive positions at Meritor, Inc. (a global supplier of automotive systems and components) and Cummins Inc. (a global engine and power systems manufacturer), and was a director of Avantor, Inc., from 2019-2021 as well as Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. from 2020-2021. Mr. Sachdev currently is a senior advisor at New Mountain Capital. Mr. Sachdev has served as a director of Edgewell Personal Care Company since 2015, and Herc Holdings since 2021. In the past, Mr. Sachdev served as a board member and Chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and as a member of the Board of Trustees of Washington University in St. Louis. Mr. Sachdev has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois, and an M.B.A. from Indiana University.