John McCartney, 66, is currently a professional director and serves on the Board of Directors of Huron Consulting Group, which he joined in October 2004, and as its non-executive chairman since May 2010. Mr. McCartney has also served on the Board of Directors of Datatec Limited since 2007, where he currently serves as the chairman of the remuneration committee. Previously, Mr. McCartney served as a member of the Board of Directors of Rice Energy from March 2015 until its acquisition by EQT in November 2017. Mr. McCartney also served on the Board of Directors of Westcon Group, Inc. from August 1998 to September 2017, serving as chairman both from March 2011 until September 2013 and from January 2001 until March 2009. In August 2011, Mr. McCartney joined the board of Transco Inc. From May 2009 until February 2015, he served on the Board of Covance Inc.
We believe that Mr. McCartney’s service as chairman and vice chairman of the boards of five public and private companies, his prior service as a director of Rice Energy, his demonstrated ability to oversee every aspect of a public company, as well as his deep governance and accounting experience, make him a valuable addition to the Board.