Jesse Cohn was appointed as a director in July 2015.
Mr. Cohn is a senior portfolio manager and head of US Equity Activism at Elliott Management Corporation, a $27 billion investment firm. Mr. Cohn joined Elliott in 2004 and manages both public and private investments for the firm. He currently sits on the Boards of Directors of MSC Software, BMC Software (observer), E2Open, Mitchell International (observer) and Ark Continuity. Cohn is also a frequent speaker on activism and governance-related topics and is a member of the Advisory Board at the Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance. Prior to working at Elliott, Cohn was an analyst in the mergers and acquisitions group of Morgan Stanley.
The Board of Directors has determined that Mr. Cohn is “independent” within the meaning of the Company’s director independence standards and the director independence standards of The Nasdaq Stock Market, LLC.