Mr. Solso has served as the Independent Lead Director of our Board since January 4, 2016. Mr. Solso had been the Non-Executive Chairman of our Board of Directors since January 2014. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cummins, Inc., a global manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engines and engine-related component products, from 2000 until his retirement in 2011. Prior to becoming Chairman and CEO, Mr. Solso held various other senior management roles, including President and Chief Operating Officer from 1995 through 1999 and Vice President in charge of Cummins’ engine business from 1988 to 1995.
Mr. Solso is also lead director at Ball Corporation.