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Kevin P. Clark, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Kevin P. Clark has been a director since March 2015, when he became Aptiv’s President and Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman since April 2022. In 2014, Mr. Clark was appointed Chief Operating Officer responsible for Aptiv’s business divisions, as well as the Global Supply Management function. Mr. Clark joined Aptiv in 2010 as Chief Financial Officer, responsible for all financial activities including strategic planning, corporate development, financial planning and analysis, treasury, accounting, and tax. Before coming to Aptiv, he was a founding partner of Liberty Lane Partners, LLC, a private equity investment firm focused on investing in and building and improving middle-market companies. Mr. Clark served as Chief Financial Officer of Fisher-Scientific International Inc., a manufacturer, distributor and service provider to the global healthcare market, from the company's initial public offering in 2001 through the completion of its merger with Thermo Electron Corporation in 2006. He also held a number of senior management positions at Fisher-Scientific. Mr. Clark began his career in the financial organization of Chrysler Corporation. He has both a bachelor's degree in financial administration and a master’s degree in finance from Michigan State University. Mr. Clark is a proven leader with notable success in creating and implementing Aptiv’s business and technology strategies. As our CEO and former COO and CFO, Mr. Clark provides the Board significant strategic, financial and industry expertise.

Paul M. Meister , Lead Independent Director

Paul M. Meister has been a director since July 2019 and our Lead Independent Director since April 2022. Mr. Meister is a partner in Novalis LifeSciences, a life science venture firm and is also co-founder, and Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Lane Partners, LLC, a private investment company with investment holdings in healthcare, technology and distribution-related industries. From 2014 to 2018, he was President of MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated (“M&F”), a private company that owns or controls a diverse set of businesses. During 2018, Mr. Meister also served, on an interim basis, as Executive Vice Chairman of Revlon, Inc. a leading beauty products company, and acted as Revlon’s principal executive officer. Mr. Meister served from 2010 to 2014 as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of inVentiv Health (now Syneos Health), a leading provider of commercial, consulting and clinical research services to the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. Mr. Meister was Chairman of Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc., a scientific instruments equipment and supplies company, from November 2006 to April 2007. He was previously an Executive Officer of Fisher Scientific International, Inc., a predecessor of Thermo Fisher Scientific from 1991 to 2006. Mr. Meister holds a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Michigan and a master of business administration from Northwestern University. Mr. Meister’s extensive public company experience, as both an executive and a board member, provides the Board significant expertise in management, strategy, finance and capital markets, operations and mergers and acquisitions.

Other Public Company Directorships: Amneal Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Quanterix Corporation, LKQ Corporation (1999-2018), Oaktree Acquisition Corp.II, (2020-2022), Revlon, Inc. (2016-2018), Scientific Games Corporation (2012-2020) and vTv Therapeutics Inc. (2015-2018)

Richard L. Clemmer

Richard L. (Rick) Clemmer has been a director since July 2020. Mr. Clemmer is a global technology CEO, most recently leading the turnaround of NXP Semiconductors N.V. as Chief Executive Officer and President, a position he held from 2009 to May 2020. Prior to NXP, he was a senior advisor to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., a private equity firm, from 2007 to 2008. He also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Agere Systems Inc., an integrated circuits components company from 2005 to 2007. Prior to joining Agere Systems, Mr. Clemmer held a number of executive leadership positions at Texas Instruments and Quantum Corporation. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Texas Tech University and a master of business administration from Southern Methodist University. Mr. Clemmer brings to the Board significant leadership experience in the high-tech industry, including experience with semiconductor and software companies, and valuable experience leading organizations through strategic transactions.

Other Public Company Directorships: HP Inc., Seagate Technology Holdings plc, NCR Corporation (2008 to 2020), NXP Semiconductors N.V. (2009 to 2020)

Nancy E. Cooper

Nancy E. Cooper has been a director since February 2018. She is the former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CA Technologies (“CA”), an IT management software provider, a position she held from August 2006 until she retired in May 2011. Prior to joining CA, Ms. Cooper served as the Chief Financial Officer of IMS Health, Inc. from 2001 to 2006 and, prior to that, as Chief Financial Officer for Reciprocal, Inc. from 2000 to 2001. Ms. Cooper began her career at IBM Corporation in 1976 where she held positions of increasing responsibilities over a 22-year period that focused on technology strategy and financial management. Ms. Cooper received a bachelor of arts degree in both economics and political science from Bucknell University and a master of business administration from the Harvard Graduate School of Business. She brings to the Board significant experience leading a global public finance organization, and contributes financial, risk management, technology and strategy expertise.

Other Public Company Directorships: Brunswick Corporation, The Mosaic Company (2011-2021) and Teradata Corporation (2009-2017)

Joseph L. (Jay) Hooley

Joseph L. (Jay) Hooley has been a director since January 2020. Mr. Hooley is the former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of State Street Corporation, one of the world's leading providers of financial services to institutional investors including investment servicing, investment management and investment research and trading. He retired as the non-executive Chairman of the Board of State Street, effective December 31, 2019, and as its Chief Executive Officer on December 31, 2018. He served as State Street’s Chairman from 2011 to 2019 and as Chief Executive Officer from 2010 to 2018, and as President and Chief Operating Officer from 2008 to 2014. From 2002 to 2008, Mr. Hooley served as Executive Vice President and head of the Investor Services Division of State Street and, in 2006, was appointed Vice Chairman and Global Head of Investment Servicing and Investment Research and Trading of State Street. Mr. Hooley holds a bachelor of science degree from Boston College. Mr. Hooley’s long tenure as a public company executive leading a global financial services organization provides the Board significant expertise in management, strategic planning, corporate governance and a global business perspective.

Other Public Company Directorships: Exxon Mobil Corporation and State Street Corporation (2009-2019)

Merit E. Janow

Merit. E. Janow has been a director since April 2021. Professor Janow is the Former Dean of the Faculty (from 2013-2021) and ongoingly Professor of Practice, School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at Columbia University, a position she has held since 1993. Previously, she directed the graduate program in international finance and economic policy. Professor Janow regularly teaches graduate courses in international economic policy and law both at SIPA and Columbia Law School. She has published numerous articles and several books. Professor Janow has had three periods of government service, serving as one of seven members of the WTO’s Appellate Body from 2003 to 2007, as the Executive Director, the International Competition Policy Advisory Committee of the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division from 1997 to 2000, and Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Japan and China from 1990 to 1993. Professor Janow served on the board of directors and as chair of the Nasdaq Stock Markets LLC of the Nasdaq OMX Group from 2005 to 2016. She holds a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Michigan and a juris doctorate from Columbia Law School. Her extensive knowledge and experience in international trade, economics, policy and regulatory matters provide valuable insight to the Company given the global nature of its business.

Other Public Company Directorships: Mastercard Inc., Trimble Inc. (2008-2021)

Sean O. Mahoney

Sean O. Mahoney has been a director since November 2009. He is a private investor with over three decades of experience in investment banking and finance. Mr. Mahoney spent 17 years in investment banking at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he was a partner and head of the Financial Sponsors Group, followed by four years at Deutsche Bank Securities, where he served as Vice Chairman, Global Banking. During his banking career, Mr. Mahoney acted as an advisor to companies across a broad range of industries and product areas. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago and his graduate degree from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. Through his experience in investment banking and finance, Mr. Mahoney provides the Board with expertise in financial and business strategy, capital markets, financing, and mergers and acquisitions.

Other Public Company Directorships: Alcoa Inc. (2016), Cooper-Standard Holdings, Inc., (2015-2018), Howmet Aerospace Inc. (formerly Arconic Inc.) (2016-2020) and iHeartMedia, Inc. (2019-2021)

Robert K. (Kelly) Ortberg

Robert K. (Kelly) Ortberg has been a director since September 2018. He is the former Chief Executive Officer of Collins Aerospace, a United Technologies company, a position he held from December 2018 to February 2020. Following his retirement from Collins Aerospace, he served as a Special Advisor to the office of the Chief Executive Officer for Raytheon Technologies Corporation, an aerospace and defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide until March 2021. He previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of Rockwell Collins from 2013 to 2018 and served as President from 2012 to 2018. He served as Rockwell Collins’ Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Government Systems from 2010 to 2012 and as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Commercial Systems from 2006 to 2010. Prior to that time, he held other executive positions at Rockwell Collins, which he joined in 1987. Mr. Ortberg has a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Iowa. Mr. Ortberg brings to the Board a track record of operational and technology leadership, accelerating company growth and creating shareholder value, coupled with a strong background in transformation and innovation.

Other Public Company Directorships: Raytheon Technologies Corporation, Rockwell Collins, Inc. (2013 - 2018)

Colin J. Parris

Colin J. Parris has been a director since December 2017. He currently serves as the Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at GE Digital, a position he has held since May 2020. He joined the General Electric Company in 2014 as the Vice President, GE Software Research. Prior to joining GE, he spent two decades at IBM in a variety of executive roles, serving most recently as Vice President, Systems Research in the IBM T.J. Watson Research Division from 2013 to 2014 and General Manager for IBM’s Power Systems business from 2010 to 2013. Dr. Parris received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Howard University, master’s degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of California, Berkeley, and a master's degree in management from Stanford University. He also received a doctorate in electrical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Parris has an extensive technology background with significant experience in software and leading digital transformations. His current focus on data software and artificial intelligence provides valuable knowledge to the Board.

Ana G. Pinczuk

Ana G. Pinczuk has been a director since November 2016. Ms. Pinczuk joined Dexterity, Inc., a company that has created robots for logistics, warehouses and supply chain customers, in December 2022 as its Chief Operating Officer. Previously, she served as the Chief Development Officer for Anaplan, Inc. from August 2019 through July 2022. Anaplan provides a cloud-based connected planning platform that helps connect organizations and people to make better and faster decisions. She joined Anaplan in February 2019 as the Chief Transformation Officer, following positions as the President of Hewlett Packard Enterprise's Pointnext technology services organization, the Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer of Veritas Technologies LLC, a data management provider specializing in information protection, availability, and insight solutions, and Senior Vice President and General Manager, Backup and Recovery for Symantec Corporation, all in the period from 2015 to 2018. From 2000 until 2015, Ms. Pinczuk served in varied executive positions with Cisco Systems, Inc., including serving as Senior Vice President, Sales from 2014 to 2015, Senior Vice President, Services Transformation and Chief Operating Officer from 2013 to 2014, and Vice President, Global Technical Services from 2009 until 2013. Prior to joining Cisco, Ms. Pinczuk spent 15 years with AT&T, Inc., in positions of increasing responsibility. Ms. Pinczuk earned both undergraduate and graduate mechanical engineering degrees from Cornell University, an executive master's degree in technology management from the University of Pennsylvania and a master's degree in software management from Carnegie Mellon University. Ms. Pinczuk's broad technology background spans mobile, IP networking, software, data storage and security, making her a strong contributor to the Board as Aptiv accelerates its innovation in new mobility technologies.

Other Public Company Directorships: Five9, Inc., SentinelOne, Inc., KLA-Tencor Corporation (2018-2019)