James G. (“Jim”) Coulter has been a member of our board of directors since its inception. Mr. Coulter has served as a Founding Partner of TPG since 1992, as well as serving, at various points, in roles including Executive Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of TPG, Managing Partner of TPG Rise Climate, Co-Managing Partner of The Rise Fund and served on the TPG Holdings Committee (as well as its predecessor committee) from its inception until the IPO. He has been a controlling stockholder of TPG since its formation in 1992. Mr. Coulter previously served on the boards of the following public companies: Continental Airlines, America West Airlines, Northwest Airlines, Seagate Technology Holdings plc, Lenovo Group Limited, J.Crew Group, Globespan, Inc, Oxford Health Plans, Inc. and MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. Throughout Mr. Coulter’s career, he has served on numerous other public, private, advisory, academic and charitable boards. Mr. Coulter received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Dartmouth College, where he graduated summa cum laude, and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was named an Arjay Miller Scholar.
We believe that Mr. Coulter’s significant directorship experience and executive management roles within TPG from its formation to the present make him well-qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors.