Mr. Howsmon was appointed a Class I director in May 2008, and serves on the Governance & Nominating Committee. From 2010 to 2013, Mr. Howsmon was the senior advisor to the president and chief executive officer of Blue Bird Corporation, one of the world’s leading bus manufacturers, which is privately held by Cerebus Capital Management. From 2007 to 2010, he served as the senior vice president and chief marketing officer of Blue Bird Corporation. Prior to this, Mr. Howsmon, as executive vice president, led the manufactured housing group of Fleetwood Enterprises, and before that, was chairperson and chief executive officer of Global Promo Group, an international marketer of promotional products. Earlier in his career, he held a series of senior management positions in the diesel engine industry as Vice President North American Distribution of Cummins Engine Company and President of Perkins Engines, and then spent five years as general manager of Peterbilt Motors, a leading manufacturer of medium and heavy duty trucks. Mr. Howsmon currently serves on the board of directors of Aura Systems, a publically traded manufacturer of components for mobile power generation and electric motors as well as serving on the boards of two privately held companies.