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William Y. Tauscher
Chairman of the Board

William Y. Tauscher . Mr. Tauscher has served as Executive Chairman since July 2016. Previously, he served as our Chief Executive Officer between August 2010 and February 2016. Mr. Tauscher has served as our Head of International since November 2013. Mr. Tauscher has served as a member of the Board since August 2007 and as Chairman of the Board since August 2009. He also served as our Executive Chairman from March 2010 to August 2010 and as President from August 2010 to November 2010. Mr. Tauscher served on the board of directors of Safeway from May 1998 to January 2015, where he also served on the executive committee. Since 1986, he has been a managing member of the Tauscher Group, which invests and assists in the management of enterprises involved with home products, transportation, telecommunications and real estate. From 2004 to August 2010, he served as the Chief Executive Officer, and continues to serve as the Chairman of the board of directors, of Vertical Communications, Inc., a communications technology company. Mr. Tauscher also serves as a director of a number of privately held companies. Mr. Tauscher holds a B.S. in Administrative Sciences from Yale University.