|Robert J. Laikin|
Chairman of the Board
Robert J. Laikin serves as our Chairman of the Board. Mr. Laikin became a director and was appointed as our Lead Independent Director on May 27, 2014. Mr. Laikin held the Lead Independent Director role until the position was eliminated by our Board of Directors on June 20, 2016, and he at that time became the Chairman of the Board. Mr. Laikin founded BrightPoint, Inc., a wireless device distribution and logistics company (then known as Wholesale Cellular USA, Inc.), in 1989. He served as the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of BrightPoint, Inc., a NASDAQ listed company, from April 1994 until its sale in October 2012, to Ingram Micro Inc., a publicly traded wholesale technology distributor and supply-chain management and mobile device lifecycle services company. Mr. Laikin is currently an Executive Advisor to the CEO and Government Relations Executive of Ingram Micro Inc., a position he has held since November 2012. From July 1986 to December 1987, Mr. Laikin was Vice President, and from January 1988 to February 1993, President of Century Cellular Network, Inc., a company engaged in the retail sale of cellular telephones and accessories.