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    Martin J. Schroeter

    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

    Mr. Schroeter was appointed our inaugural Chief Executive Officer in January 2021 and was appointed as Chairman of the Board in connection with the Spin-off from IBM. Previously, Mr. Schroeter served in a variety of business line and finance executive positions at IBM including Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2014 until 2017, leading IBM’s shift in spending profile to align with IBM strategic initiatives, and Senior Vice President of Global Markets from 2018 until 2020, responsible for IBM’s global sales, customer relationships and satisfaction and worldwide geographic operations and overseeing IBM’s marketing and communication functions and building IBM’s brand and reputation globally. Earlier in his career, Mr. Schroeter served as General Manager of IBM global financing, managing a total asset base in excess of $37 billion, and had served numerous roles in Japan, the United States and Australia. Mr. Schroeter is a member of the Business Roundtable and the Council on Foreign Relations. Mr. Schroeter received his MBA from Carnegie Mellon University and his undergraduate degree from Temple University. Mr. Schroeter’s global business and leadership experience and financial expertise makes him a well-qualified addition to our Board.

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    Sir Stephen Hester

    Director

    Sir Stephen was appointed to our Board in connection with the Spin-Off from IBM. He is Chairman of easyJet plc and Chairman of Nordea Bank Abp. Previously he served sequentially as Chief Executive of three leading UK companies, British Land plc from 2004 to 2008, the Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc from 2008 to 2013 and RSA Insurance Group plc from 2014 to 2021. Additionally, he has served as Deputy Chairman of Northern Rock and Senior Independent Director of Centrica Group plc during the last 15 years. He received his undergraduate degree from Oxford University. Sir Stephen was knighted for services to Business and to the Economy in the United Kingdom’s 2024 New Year’s Honours list. His business experience and financial expertise makes him a well-qualified member of our Board.

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    Dominic J. Caruso

    Director

    Mr. Caruso was appointed to our Board in connection with the Spin-off from IBM. Mr. Caruso served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Johnson & Johnson from 2007 until his retirement in 2018. Earlier in his career, Mr. Caruso served Centocor, Inc. as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer from 1994 to 1998, and as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1998 until the acquisition of Centocor by Johnson & Johnson in 1999. Mr. Caruso then joined Johnson & Johnson and served in various executive positions until his appointment as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 2007. Mr. Caruso is a director of McKesson Corporation. Mr. Caruso previously served as the co-chair of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Initiative on Health and the Economy and currently serves on the Board of Trustees and Advisors of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Mr. Caruso is trustee emeritus of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Mr. Caruso received his BS from Drexel University. Mr. Caruso’s global business experience and financial expertise makes him a well-qualified addition to our Board.

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    John D. Harris II

    Director

    Mr. Harris was appointed to our Board in connection with the Spin-off from IBM. Mr. Harris served as Chief Executive Officer of Raytheon International Inc. from 2013 until 2020, where he led significant business transformations. Mr. Harris also served as Vice President of Business Development for Raytheon Company during his tenure. Mr. Harris joined Raytheon in 1983 and held positions of increasing responsibility, including Vice President of Operations and Contracts for Raytheon’s former electronic systems business, Vice President of Contracts for the company’s government and defense businesses until 2003, and Vice President of Contracts and Supply Chain for Raytheon Company until 2010, when he was named president of the Raytheon Technical Services Company, a role he served until 2013. Mr. Harris served on the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics NextGen Advisory Committee, the National Advisory Council on Minority Business Enterprise with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Association of the United States Army’s Council of Trustees. Mr. Harris serves as a board member for Cisco Systems Inc., Flex Ltd., and Exxon Mobil Corporation. He received his undergraduate degree from Boston University. Mr. Harris’ global business experience and technology, digital and cybersecurity expertise makes him a well-qualified addition to our Board.

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    Shirley Ann Jackson

    Director

    Dr. Jackson was appointed to our Board in connection with the Spin-off from IBM. Dr. Jackson served as the President of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute from 1999 until her retirement in 2022. From 1995 until 1999, Dr. Jackson was the Chairwoman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. From 1991 to 1995 Dr. Jackson served as a consultant to the former AT&T Bell Laboratories and was also a professor of theoretical physics at Rutgers University. Prior to such roles, Dr. Jackson was a theoretical physicist at the former AT&T Bell Laboratories from 1976 to 1991. She has been Co-Chair of the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board, a member of the International Security Advisory Board to the United States Secretary of State, and a member of the United States Secretary of Energy Advisory Board. Dr. Jackson is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (U.K.), the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering and the American Philosophical Society. Dr. Jackson is a recipient of the National Medal of Science, the highest award in science and engineering awarded by the U.S. Government. Dr. Jackson is currently a member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Board of Trustees. Dr. Jackson is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She is a Regent Emerita and former Vice-Chair of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, a past president of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences, and an honorary trustee of the Brookings Institution. Additionally, during the past five years, she served as a director of IBM, FedEx Corporation and Public Service Enterprise Group. Dr. Jackson received her PhD and BS degrees from MIT. Dr. Jackson’s extensive leadership, government service and technological expertise makes her a well-qualified member of our Board.

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    Janina Kugel

    Director

    Ms. Kugel was appointed to our Board in connection with the Spin-off from IBM. Ms. Kugel served as the Chief Human Resources Officer and member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG from 2015 until 2020. Ms. Kugel joined Siemens AG in 2001 as Vice President of Communications Group Strategy and in 2005, was appointed Director of Global Commercial Excellence before becoming Director of Human Resources in 2009. Ms. Kugel joined Osram in 2012, where she served as the Chief Human Resources Officer until 2013, when she was appointed Corporate Vice President of Human Resources and Chief Diversity Officer at Siemens AG. Ms. Kugel currently serves as chairwoman of Seatti GmbH. Ms. Kugel serves on the Board of, and is the cochair of, the Digital Council of the Confederation of German Employers’ Associations (Bundesvereinigung der Deutschen Arbeitgeberverbände). Ms. Kugel is also a member of the International Advisory Board of the IESE Business School in Spain, the University Council of the Technical University of Munich and the Global Navigation Board of the University of Tokyo. Since 2020, Ms. Kugel has served as senior advisor to EQT, AB Group and is a senior advisor for Boston Consulting Group, Inc. Ms. Kugel is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Deutsche AIDS Stiftung (German AIDS Foundation). She received her MS from the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz. Ms. Kugel’s global business experience, technology experience and government service makes her a well-qualified addition to our Board.

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    Denis Machuel

    Director

    Mr. Machuel was appointed to our Board in connection with the Spin-off from IBM. Since July 2022, Mr. Machuel has served as Chief Executive Officer of the Adecco Group. From January 2018 to September 2021, Mr. Machuel served as Chief Executive Officer of Sodexo S.A. Mr. Machuel joined Sodexo in 2007 as the Managing Director of Benefits and Rewards Services for Central and Eastern Europe. In 2012, he became Chief Executive Officer of Sodexo benefits and rewards worldwide. Mr. Machuel joined the Sodexo Group Executive Committee in 2014, and from 2015 until 2018, served as Group Chief Digital Officer and since 2017, he has served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Sodexo. Additionally, between 2016 and 2017, Mr. Machuel served as Chief Executive Officer of Personal and Home Services at Sodexo. Mr. Machuel is also a member of the G7 Business for Inclusive Growth Coalition and the Consumer Goods Forum. Mr. Machuel received his MS from Texas A&M University and his undergraduate degree from ENSIMAG College of Engineering. Mr. Machuel’s global business experience and technology and digital expertise makes him a well-qualified addition to our Board.

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    Rahul N. Merchant

    Director

    Mr. Merchant was appointed to our Board in connection with the Spin-off from IBM. Mr. Merchant served as Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Client Services and Technology at TIAA since 2015 until his retirement in April 2022. Prior , Mr. Merchant served as citywide Chief Information and Innovation Officer for the City of New York from 2012 until 2014. From 2006 until 2009, Mr. Merchant served as Executive Vice President, Chief Information and Operations Officer and member of the Executive Committee at the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae), and Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer at Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated from 2000 until 2006. Mr. Merchant also serves as a director for Juniper Networks, Inc. Mr. Merchant received his MBA from Temple University, his MS from Memphis State University and his BS from Bombay University. Mr. Merchant’s global business and technology experience makes him a well-qualified addition to our Board.

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    Jana Schreuder

    Director

    Ms. Schreuder was appointed to our Board in connection with the Spin-off from IBM. Ms. Schreuder served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Northern Trust Corporation from 2014 until she retired from that role in 2018. Ms. Schreuder joined Northern Trust in 1980 and during her tenure held multiple roles as a member of the management team, including service as Chief Risk Officer from 2005 to 2006, President of Operations and Technology from 2006 to 2011, and President of Wealth Management from 2011 to 2014. Ms. Schreuder is a member of the Global Governance Committee of Women Corporate Directors. Ms. Schreuder currently sits on the board of The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited. Additionally, during the past five years, she served as a director of Avantax, Inc. Ms. Schreuder received her MBA from Northwestern University and her BA from Southern Methodist University. Ms. Schreuder’s global business experience and technology, digital and cybersecurity expertise makes her a well-qualified addition to our Board.

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    Howard I. Ungerleider

    Director

    Mr. Ungerleider was appointed to our Board in connection with the Spin-off from IBM. Mr. Ungerleider served as President and Chief Financial Officer of Dow Inc. from April 2019, until his November 2023, and he retired from the company in January 2024. In 1990, he joined The Dow Chemical Company and subsequently held various positions, including Chief Financial Officer from 2014 to 2015. In 2016, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer of DowDuPont effective upon the merger of The Dow Chemical Company and E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. Mr. Ungerleider served in this role from 2017 until April of 2019, when Dow Inc. separated from DowDuPont. In January 2024, Mr. Ungerleider was appointed as an Operating Advisor to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice funds. Mr. Ungerleider previously served as chairman of the Dow Company Foundation. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of FCLTGlobal, the Michigan Israel Business Bridge and the Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation. Mr. Ungerleider is also Chair of the Business Leaders for Michigan business roundtable and the Michigan Climate Executive Advisory Group. Mr. Ungerleider received his MBA from UCLA and his BBA from The University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Ungerleider’s global business and leadership experience and financial expertise makes him a well-qualified member of our Board.

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