|Thomas H. Johnson|
Chief Executive Officer, Taffrail Group, LLC; former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Chesapeake Corporation
Taffrail Group, LLC
Director Since 2007
Mr. Johnson has been Managing Partner of THJ Investments, L.P., a private investment firm, from November 2005 to the present. Since 2008, he has also served as Chief Executive Officer of the Taffrail Group, LLP, a private strategic advisory firm. Mr. Johnson served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Chesapeake Corporation, a specialty packaging manufacturer, from August 1997 to November 2005. Through these executive management experiences, Mr. Johnson brings investment, manufacturing, and distribution expertise to bear on his service as a member of the company’s board, and also has extensive international management experience in Europe. His manufacturing and distribution experience is valuable to the board because it closely aligns with our operations, and his investment experience facilitates an in-depth understanding of the company’s finances. Mr. Johnson is also a director of GenOn Corporation, a producer of electricity, ModusLink Global Solutions, Inc., a supply chain business process management company, and Universal Corporation, a leaf tobacco merchant and processor. He was previously a director of Mirant Corporation, a producer of electricity, and Superior Essex Inc., a wire and cable manufacturer. Age 61. Director since 2007.