Peter M. Carlson was appointed as a Director of the Company February 2019. Mr. Carlson retired from Brighthouse Financial, Inc. in 2018, having joined in 2017 after eight years at its prior owner, MetLife, Inc. At Brighthouse Mr. Carlson served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2017 to 2018. Mr. Carlson served as Executive Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer from 2009 to 2017. Prior to joining MetLife, Mr. Carlson was at Wachovia Corporation for seven years, serving as Executive Vice President and Corporate Controller from 2006 to 2008. Mr. Carlson joined Wachovia after 15 years at Arthur Andersen LLP, an international audit, consultation and tax services firm. Mr. Carlson has extensive accounting and auditing experience; has worked on actively on corporate governance and board interaction, particularly with Audit and Compensation Committees; and has deep experience in both the insurance and banking industries.