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Board of Directors

MaryAnn Wright

MaryAnn Wright has served as one of our directors since August 2014. Ms. Wright owns TechGoddess LLC, a technical consulting firm serving global Tier 1 automotive suppliers. From 2007 through 2017, she worked for Johnson Controls Power Solutions (“Johnson Controls”), the global leader in automotive lead-acid and advanced batteries, serving as Group Vice President of Engineering & Product Development from 2013 through 2017, and Vice President of Technology and Innovation from 2009 to 2013. She served as Vice President and General Manager for Johnson Controls Hybrid Systems business and as CEO of Johnson Controls-Saft from 2007 through 2009. Prior to joining Johnson Controls, Ms. Wright served as Executive Vice President Engineering, Product Development, Commercial and Program Management for Collins & Aikman Corporation. From 1988 through 2005, Ms. Wright served as Director, Sustainable Mobility Technologies and Hybrid Vehicle Programs at Ford Motor Company, and was the Chief Engineer of the 2005 Ford Escape Hybrid, the industry’s first full hybrid SUV and also led the launch of Ford’s first hydrogen-powered fuel cell fleet program. Ms. Wright serves on the Board of Directors and is the Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Responsibility Committee of Maxim Integrated Products, Inc., a developer of innovative analog and mixed-signal products and technologies. She also serves as a Director of Delphi Technologies, a leading provider of advanced vehicle propulsion solutions, where she is a member of the Compensation and Human Resources Committee and Chairman of the Innovation and Technology Committee. In July 2019, Ms. Wright was appointed to the Board of Directors of Micron Technology, Inc., an industry leader in innovative memory and storage solutions where she also serves on the Compensation Committee and on the Governance and Sustainability Committee. Ms. Wright is also active in the community where she serves as Board Chair of the Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit. She previously served on the Board of Governors at Argonne National Laboratory, and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and as Trustee at Lawrence Technological University. Ms. Wright received a B.A. in Economics and International Business and a Master of Science in Engineering from the University of Michigan and an M.B.A. from Wayne State University.