Age: 42 Director since: 2018
Occupation: Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Icahn Enterprises L.P.
Education: B.S., University of Dayton
Board Committees: Chairman of the Board, Finance (Chair)
Key Qualifications, Skills and Attributes:
- Global Business
- Public and Private Company Boards & Governance
Other Directorships (past 5 years): Caesars Entertainment Corporation (2019-2020); Tenneco Inc. (2018-2019) Tropicana Entertainment Inc. (2014-2018); Icahn Enterprises L.P. (2012-2021); Herbalife Ltd. (2013-2018).
Other Background: Mr. Cozza served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Icahn Enterprises L.P., a diversified holding company engaged in a variety of businesses, including investment, automotive, energy, food packaging, metals, real estate, and home fashion, from February 2014 to April 2021. In addition, Mr. Cozza served as Chief Operating Officer of Icahn Capital LP, the subsidiary of Icahn Enterprises through which Carl C. Icahn manages investment funds, from February 2013 to April 2021. From February 2013 to February 2014, Mr. Cozza served as Executive Vice President of Icahn Enterprises. Mr. Cozza also served as Chief Financial Officer of Icahn Associates Holding LLC from 2006 to 2021. Mr. Cozza served as a director of Icahn Enterprises L.P. from September 2012 to April 2021. In addition, Mr. Cozza served as a director of certain wholly-owned subsidiaries of Icahn Enterprises L.P., including: Icahn Automotive Group LLC, an automotive parts installer, retailer, and distributor; and PSC Metals LLC, a metal recycling company. Mr. Cozza was previously: a director of Caesars Entertainment Corporation from March 2019 to July 2020; a director of Tenneco Inc., manufacturers of Ride Performance, Clean Air products and technology solutions for automotive and commercial vehicles, from October 2018 to March 2019; a director of Federal-Mogul Holdings LLC (formerly known as Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation), a supplier of automotive powertrain and safety components from January 2017 to October 2018; a director of Tropicana Entertainment Inc., a company that is primarily engaged in the business of owning and operating casinos and resorts, from February 2014 until October 2018; a director of Herbalife Ltd., a nutrition company, from April 2013 to April 2018; a member of the Executive Committee of American Railcar Leasing LLC, a lessor and seller of specialized railroad tank and covered hopper railcars, from June 2014 to June 2017; a director of CVR Refining, LP, an independent downstream energy limited partnership, from January 2013 to February 2014; and a director of MGM Holdings Inc., an entertainment company focused on the production and distribution of film and television content, from April 2012 to August 2012. Icahn Automotive, Icahn Enterprises and PSC Metals are each indirectly controlled by Carl C. Icahn, and American Railcar Leasing, Federal-Mogul, CVR Refining, and Tropicana were previously indirectly controlled by Mr. Icahn. Mr. Icahn also has or previously had non-controlling interests in Caesars Entertainment, Tenneco, Xerox, Herbalife, and MGM Holdings through the ownership of securities. Mr. Cozza holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Dayton.
From his extensive finance and investment background and significant Board service, Mr. Cozza brings to the Board expertise relevant to being Chairman of the Board at Xerox, including his service on several other boards and committees as well as his significant corporate, finance, accounting, and investment experience.
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