Mr. John C. Pope
Mr. Pope brings to the Board extensive accounting and financial expertise, as well as valuable leadership, operating, marketing, and international experience.
Mr. Pope has served on our Board since July 2015 and as Lead Director since January 2021. He has served as Chairman of PFI Group LLC, a financial management firm, since 1994. Previously, he held various executive roles in operations, finance, and marketing at United Airlines, a U.S.-based airline, and its parent, UAL Corporation, from 1988 to 1994. Mr. Pope has served as a director of Waste Management, Inc., a provider of comprehensive waste management services, since 1997 and as Chairman from 2004 to 2011. Mr. Pope has also served as a director of Talgo S.A., a railcar manufacturer, since 2015. Mr. Pope previously served as Chairman of the Board of R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, a marketing and business communication company, from 1996 to February 2022, and as a director of Kraft Goods Group, Inc. from 2012 to 2015, Kraft Foods Inc. (now Mondelēz International, Inc.) from 2001 to 2012, Con-way, Inc., a multinational freight transportation and logistics company, from 2003 to 2015, and Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc., a car rental company, from 1997 to 2012.