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Richard F. Wallman

Richard F. Wallman


Mr. Wallman has served as a director of the Corporation since July 2013 and as a director of ESH REIT from November 2013 to May 2016. He previously served as a non-voting member of the board of managers of Holdings and Strategies Holdings from May 2012 to November 2013. Mr. Wallman served as the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Honeywell International Inc., a provider of diversified industrial technology and manufacturing products, and its predecessor AlliedSignal, from March 1995 until his retirement in July 2003. Mr. Wallman has also served in senior financial positions with IBM and Chrysler Corporation.

Mr. Wallman’s extensive financial and accounting background brings to the Board a significant understanding of the financial issues and risks that affect the Corporation. Mr. Wallman also serves on the boards of other diverse publicly held companies including Roper Industries. Inc., Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. and SmileDirect Club, Inc., in which he serves on the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee. Mr. Wallman previously served on the boards of Wright Medical and Convergys Corporation. This current and prior board experience gives him a multi-industry perspective and exposure to developments and issues that impact the management and operations of a large scale corporation.

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