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 LP, the entity through which Carl C. Icahn manages investment funds, since December 2016, and was previously Managing Director from 2014 to 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.
Herc Holdings Inc., an international provider of equipment rental and services (since 2016); Trump Entertainment Resorts, Inc., a company engaged in the business of owning and operating casinos and resorts (since 2016); Freeport-McMoRan Inc., the world’s largest publicly traded copper producer (since 2015); Ferrous Resources Limited, an iron ore mining company with operations in Brazil (since 2015); and Newell Brands Inc., where he is the Chairman of the Finance Committee (since March 2018). Mr. Mather was previously a director of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation, a supplier of automotive powertrain and safety components (2015-2017); Viskase Companies Inc., a meat casing company (2015-2016); American Railcar Industries, Inc., a railcar manufacturing company (2014-2016); CVR Refining, LP, an independent downstream energy limited partnership (2014-2016); and CVR Energy, Inc., a diversified holding company primarily engaged in the petroleum refining and nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing industries (2014-2016). 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.