Director since: 2017
Mr. Mather is a director selected by the Icahn Group pursuant to the Icahn Agreement. He brings to the Board significant experience in finance and experience providing strategic advice and guidance to companies through his service as a director on various public company boards.
Mr. Mather has served as Portfolio Manager of Icahn Capital, the entity through which Carl C. Icahn manages investment funds, since January 2017, and was previously Managing Director of Icahn Capital from April 2014 to December 2016. Mr. Mather is responsible for identifying, analyzing, and monitoring investment opportunities and portfolio companies for Icahn Capital. Prior to joining Icahn Capital, Mr. Mather was at Goldman Sachs & Co from 1998 to 2012, most recently as Managing Director responsible for Private Distressed Trading and Investing, where he focused on identifying and analyzing investment opportunities for both Goldman Sachs and clients. Mr. Mather has been a director of: Conduent Incorporated, a provider of business process outsourcing services, since January 2017.
Other Directorships: Herc Holdings Inc., an international provider of equipment rental and services (since June 2016); Trump Entertainment Resorts, Inc., a company engaged in the business of owning and operating casinos and resorts (since February 2016); Freeport-McMoRan Inc., the world’s largest publicly traded copper producer (since October 2015); and Ferrous Resources Limited, an iron ore mining company with operations in Brazil (since June 2015). Mr. Mather was previously a director of: Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation, a supplier of automotive powertrain and safety components (from May 2015 to January 2017); Viskase Companies Inc., a meat casing company (from June 2015 to March 2016); American Railcar Industries, Inc., a railcar manufacturing company (from July 2014 to March 2016); CVR Refining, LP, an independent downstream energy limited partnership (from May 2014 to March 2016); and CVR Energy, Inc., a diversified holding company primarily engaged in the petroleum refining and nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing industries (from May 2014 to March 2016). Trump Entertainment, Ferrous Resources Limited, Federal-Mogul, American Railcar Industries, CVR Refining, CVR Energy and Viskase are each indirectly controlled by Carl C. Icahn. Mr. Icahn also has a non-controlling interest in each of Conduent, Herc Holdings, and Freeport-McMoRan through the ownership of securities. Mr. Mather received a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers College, and attended the United States Naval Academy. Mr. Mather holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designations.