Board of Directors
President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman
Mr. Clarke has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Navistar since April 2013. Prior to this position, Mr. Clarke served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Navistar from August 2012 to April 2013, as President of the Truck and Engine Group of Navistar, Inc. from June 2012 to August 2012, as President of Asia-Pacific Operations of Navistar, Inc. from 2011 to 2012, and as Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives of Navistar, Inc. from 2010 to 2011.
Prior to joining Navistar, Inc., Mr. Clarke held various positions at General Motors, including President of General Motors North America from 2006 to 2009 and President of General Motors Asia Pacific from 2003 to 2006. Over the course of his career with GM, he held several additional leadership roles, including President and Managing Director of GM de Mexico and Director of Manufacturing for GM de Mexico.
José Maria Alapont
Mr. Alapont served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Board director of Federal-Mogul Corporation, a supplier of automotive powertrain and safety components, from March 2005 to March 2012, and as its Chairman of the Board from 2005 to 2007 and continued to serve as a director of the company until 2013.
He is the former Chief Executive Officer and a director of Fiat Iveco, S.p.A., a leading global manufacturer of commercial trucks and vans, buses, recreational, off-road, firefighting, defense and military vehicles of the Fiat Group, from 2003 to 2005. Mr. Alapont has held executive, Vice President and President positions for more than 30 years at other leading global vehicle manufacturers and suppliers such as Delphi Corporation, Valeo S.A., and Ford Motor Company.
He has been a Board director of Ferroglobe Plc., a public silicon, manganese and specialty alloys producer company since January 2018 and a director of Ashok Leyland Limited, a public commercial truck, vans, buses and defense manufacturing company since January 2017. Mr. Alapont also serves as a member of the Board of the Hinduja Investment and Project Services Limited, a private investment and service group since 2016 and has been Board director of Hinduja Automotive Limited, a private automotive holding, since 2014. He served as Board director of The Manitowoc Company Inc., a public crane manufacturer from 2016 to 2018 and was a member of the Board of Mentor Graphics Corp., a public electronic design automation company from 2011 to 2012. Mr. Alapont holds degrees in Industrial Engineering from the Valencia Technical School and in Philology from the University of Valencia, Spain.
Stephen R. D'Arcy
Mr. D'Arcy has been a Partner of Quantum Group LLC, an investment and consulting firm, since 2010. Previously, he worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP for 34 years, serving most recently as Global Automotive Leader from 2002 to 2010. He served as a director of Vanguard Health Systems Inc. from 2011 to 2013. He has served as a director of Premier, Inc. since October 2013 and as a director of Penske Corporation since 2011.
Jeffrey A. Dokho
Mr. Dokho is currently the Assistant Director of the United Automotive Workers’ (“UAW”) Research Department, where he directs a group of financial analysts and oversees the union’s financial research and analysis. He has worked on many high-profile contract negotiations between the UAW and large, multinational companies and plays a leading role in the development and implementation of profit sharing plans, including those currently in place for UAW members at General Motors Company, Ford Motor Company and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.
Before joining the UAW in 2006, Dokho was a Senior Analyst at Lear Corporation. While at Lear, he focused largely in mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures. From 2000 to 2002, Dokho provided both audit and business risk consulting to clients in a wide range of industries, including defense and manufacturing while at Ernst & Young. Prior to Ernst & Young, Dokho worked for the National Futures Association.
Vincent J. Intrieri
Mr. Intrieri was employed by Icahn related entities in various investment related capacities from October 1998 through December 2016. From January 2008 through December 2016, Mr. Intrieri served as Senior Managing Director of Icahn Capital LP, the entity through which Carl C. Icahn manages private investment funds. In addition, from November 2004 through December 2016, Mr. Intrieri was a Senior Managing Director of Icahn Onshore LP, the general partner of Icahn Partners LP, and Icahn Offshore LP, the general partner of Icahn Partners Master Fund LP.
Mr. Intrieri has been a director of Ferrous Resources Limited since June 2015, Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. since September 2014, Transocean Ltd. since May 2014 and Energen Corporation since March 2018
Mr. Intrieri was previously a director of Chesapeake Energy Corporation, CVR Refining, LP, Forest Laboratories, Inc., CVR Energy, Inc., Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation, Icahn Enterprises L.P., Dynegy Inc., PSC Metals Inc., Motorola Solutions, Inc., XO Holdings, National Energy Group, Inc., American Railcar Industries, Inc., WestPoint Home LLC, and Viskase Companies, Inc.
Mr. Intrieri was also Senior Vice President of Icahn Enterprises L.P. from October 2011 to September 2012 and Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary of American Railcar Industries from March 2005 to December 2005.
Mr. Miller is a Principal at MHR Fund Management LLC, an investment firm that manages approximately $5 billion of assets and utilizes a private equity approach to investing in middle market companies, where he is responsible for sourcing and managing investments and portfolio companies. Prior to joining MHR Fund Management LLC in 2011, Mr. Miller spent five years at Guggenheim Partners Investment Management LLC investing across capital structures in a variety of industries. Mr. Miller currently serves as a director of Erickson, Inc., a leading aerospace manufacturer and global provider of aviation services, and holds a B.B.A, with high distinction, from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
Daniel A. Ninivaggi
Mr. Ninivaggi has been a director of numerous public and private companies. Currently, he is Chief Executive Officer of Icahn Automotive Group LLC and Managing Director, Icahn Enterprises L.P.’s Automotive Segment. He previously served as Co-Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chairman of the board of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation, and as Chief Executive Officer of Federal-Mogul Motorparts from February 2014 to March 2017. Mr. Ninivaggi previously served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Icahn Enterprises L.P. from 2010 until 2014.
From 2010 until 2015, Mr. Ninivaggi held various roles at Icahn Enterprises L.P. and its general partner, Icahn Enterprises G.P. Inc., including director, Chief Executive Officer and President. Mr. Ninivaggi also served as interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Tropicana Entertainment Inc. from 2011 until May 2012. From July 2009 to March 2010, he was Of Counsel to Winston & Strawn LLP, a law firm of which he was a partner from 1998 to 2003. From 2003 until July 2009, Mr. Ninivaggi served in a variety of executive positions at Lear Corporation.
Dr. Mark H. Rachesky
Dr. Rachesky is the founder and President of MHR Fund Management LLC, an investing firm that manages approximately $5 billion of assets and utilizes a private equity approach to investing in middle market companies with an emphasis on special situation and distressed investments. Dr. Rachesky is the chairman of the board of directors of Loral Space & Communications Inc., Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. and Telesat Canada. He has served as a director of Loral Space & Communications Inc. since 2005, Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. since 2009 and Telesat Canada since 2007. In addition, Dr. Rachesky has served as a director of Titan International, Inc. since 2014 and as a director of Emisphere Technologies, Inc. since 2005. He also served as a member and chairman of the board of Leap Wireless International, Inc. from 2004 until 2014.
Mr. Renschler has been Chief Executive Officer of TRATON AG (formerly Volkswagen Truck & Bus AG), a leading commercial vehicle manufacturer, since February 2015. He has also served as a member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG since February 2015. He served as a member of the Daimler AG Board of Management in charge of Manufacturing and Procurement at Mercedes-Benz Cars & Mercedes-Benz Vans from April 2013 to January 2014. Mr. Renschler began his career at Daimler-Benz AG in 1988. Following various posts at Daimler-Benz AG, he led the M Class unit, serving as President and CEO of Mercedes-Benz US. Later he served as Senior Vice President, Executive Management Development, at DaimlerChrysler AG and President of smart GmbH in the same year. He was assigned to Mitsubishi Motors in Japan in 2004 and was subsequently named a member of the Daimler AG Board of Management with responsibility for the Daimler Trucks Division.
Mr. Christian Schulz is CFO and a member of the Board of Management of TRATON AG (formerly Volkswagen Truck and Bus AG) since June 2018. Previously he was in charge of Corporate Development, Strategy and M&A at Volkswagen Truck & Bus GmbH since January 2017. As part of this role, he took the lead in advancing both the Group's strategic development and its strategic partnership.
Prior to joining TRATON GROUP, Mr. Schulz spent five years as Director of Controlling Operations worldwide at Mercedes-Benz Cars and its shareholdings abroad (2011-2017). Mr. Schulz was the Controlling Director for Purchasing, Production, and R&D at Mitsubishi Fuso in Japan between 2008 and the end of 2010. His previous roles were characterized by management tasks in the fields of finance and controlling at Daimler Group, including the time he spent working as CFO of the plant for transmissions in Gaggenau.
Dennis A. Suskind
Mr. Suskind joined J. Aron & Company in 1961 where he served as Executive Vice President and was responsible for the worldwide precious metals trading operations. In 1980, Mr. Suskind became a general partner of Goldman Sachs & Company (upon its acquisition of J. Aron & Company) until his retirement in 1991. During his tenure in trading metals, Mr. Suskind served as Vice Chairman of NYMEX, Vice Chairman of COMEX, and as a member of the boards of the Futures Industry Association, International Precious Metals Institute, and the Gold and Silver Institutes. He has served as a director of CME Group, Inc. since August 2008 and as a director of Bridge Bancorp Inc. since July 2002.