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Francis M. Scricco

Francis M. Scricco was named non-executive chairman of the board of directors of Visteon on Sept. 30, 2012, after being appointed to the board on Aug. 10, 2012.

Scricco spent 27 years in senior leadership positions in six different industries. He was senior vice president, manufacturing, logistics and procurement, for Avaya, Inc., a global business communications provider, from February 2007 until his retirement in October 2008.

Prior to that, he was Avaya's senior vice president, global services, a position he held since March 2004. He is the former president and CEO of Arrow Electronics and before that served as president of Fisher Products Group. Scricco's first operating role was as a general manager for General Electric Co. He began his career with The Boston Consulting Group. He currently serves on the boards of Tembec, Inc. and Masonite International Corporation, both public companies, as well as Wastequip, LLC, a privately held company.

James Barrese

James Barrese served as chief technology officer and senior vice president, payment services, for PayPal from 2012 to June 2016, leading PayPal’s global technology organization, including technology strategy, product engineering, program management, data management, system operations and professional services. He previously spent nearly 10 years in executive technology roles at eBay Marketplaces, most recently as vice president of technology.

During his career, Barrese has served in multiple leadership roles defining and driving technology strategies and next-generation platforms during phases of both rapid growth and successful business turnarounds. Earlier in his career, he was vice president of engineering at Charitableway, a lead architect and manager at Accenture PLC (formerly Andersen Consulting), and a programmer in the materials science department at Stanford University. He got his start in technology with the Signal Corps in the U.S. Army. Barrese has a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Stanford University. He has been a director of Visteon since Jan. 2, 2017. He also serves on the board of Marin Software and as a technology adviser for VimpelCom.

Nomi Bergman

Nomi Bergman is an accomplished business leader and technology advocate who served as president of Bright House Networks until its 2016 merger with Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable. Bergman was a member of the founding management team that in 2003 launched Bright House Networks, one of the largest owners and operators of cable systems in the U.S. A longtime advocate for women in business, Bergman launched initiatives such as the Bright House Networks Women’s Leadership Circle to develop a pipeline of women leaders within the company, and helped initiate and support other similar programs within the industry. She has earned many industry leadership awards and serves on several corporate boards, as well as the board of One Revolution, a foundation established by Paralympian Chris Waddell. Bergman also serves on the board of trustees of the University of Rochester (N.Y.). She has been a director of Visteon since Oct. 1, 2016.

Jeffrey D. Jones

Jeffrey D. Jones is an attorney with Kim & Chang, a South Korea-based law firm, a position he has held since 1980. Mr. Jones serves as chairman of the board of partners for Future Foundation, a Korean non-profit foundation. Mr. Jones has also served as a director of POSCO and the Doosan Corporation during the past five years. He has been a director of Visteon since Oct. 1, 2010.

Sachin Lawande

Sachin Lawande has been president and CEO of Visteon since June 29, 2015. He also serves on Visteon’s board of directors.

Lawande is considered one of the foremost technology and business thought leaders in automotive original equipment electronics industry. Throughout his career, he has championed the need for suppliers of automotive cockpit electronics to evolve to meet the demands of the connected car era and, ultimately, autonomous vehicles. Since joining Visteon, Lawande has shaped Visteon into the largest Tier 1 supplier focused exclusively on the fast-growing cockpit electronics segment, driving consistent financial performance, introducing next-generation technology, and generating record levels of new business wins with global automakers.   

Lawande also serves on the board of directors of DXC Technology, the world's leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, with $26 billion in annual revenue.

Before joining Visteon, Lawande had been president of the Infotainment Division of Harman International Industries since 2013, and an executive vice president since 2009. His other leadership roles at Harman included executive vice president (EVP) and president of the Lifestyle Division, EVP and co-president of the Automotive Division, EVP and chief technology officer, and chief software architect.

Lawande has a wealth of experience in developing embedded systems and software and holds four patents in communications software. He has a bachelor’s degree in electronics and telecommunications from Bombay University in India, and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.

Joanne M. Maguire

Joanne M. Maguire’s experience in the aerospace and defense industries spans three decades. She served as executive vice president of Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. from July 2006 until her retirement in May 2013. Before joining Lockheed Martin in 2003, she held a succession of increasingly responsible technical and management roles at TRW, culminating as vice president of business development and deputy to the sector CEO for TRW Space & Electronics, now part of Northrop Grumman. She also serves on the boards of CommScope Holding Company, Inc., Tetra Tech, Inc. and Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc., a non-profit research and development organization. She has been a director of Visteon since January 2015.

Robert J. Manzo

Robert J. Manzo is the founder and managing partner of RJM I, LLC, a provider of consulting services to troubled companies, which he started in 2005. From 2000-2005, he was the senior managing director of FTI Consulting, Inc., a global business advisory firm. He has extensive experience advising distressed companies in the automotive and other industries, and has financial and accounting expertise. He has been a director of Visteon since June 14, 2012.

David L. Treadwell

David L. Treadwell has been a director of Visteon since August 2012. He currently serves on the boards of Flagstar Bank and Matlin & Partners Acquisition Corporation, both publicly traded on U.S. stock exchanges. He also serves, since March 2012, as chairman of Revere Industries, a manufacturer of various plastic and metal components for industrial use; since January 2013, as chairman of Grow Michigan, LLC, a $30 million mezzanine debt fund targeted to promoting economic growth in Michigan's small business community; since July 2013, as chairman of AGY, LLC, a producer of high tech glass fiber for a variety of global applications; since March 2016, as chairman of WinCup LLC, a $300 million foam cup manufacturer; and since March 2017, as chairman of U.S. Well Services, LLC, an oil and gas field services provider. Treadwell served as president and CEO of EP Management Corporation, formerly known as EaglePicher Corporation, from August 2006 to September 2011. He served as EaglePicher's chief operating officer from June 2005 to July 2006. Prior to that, he was Oxford Automotive's CEO from 2004 to 2005.

Harry J. Wilson

Harry J. Wilson has been founder and chief executive officer of MAEVA Group, LLC, a turnaround and restructuring advisory firm, since January 2011. He previously served as a senior advisor on the President’s Automotive Task Force from March to August 2009, and was a partner at Silver Point Capital, which he joined as a senior analyst in May 2003, and where he served until August 2008. Before that, he served as a principal in the private equity business at The Blackstone Group. Earlier in his career, he worked in the investment banking division at Goldman, Sachs & Co. Wilson was the Republican nominee for the office of New York State comptroller in 2010. He also serves on the board of directors of Sotheby’s.

Rouzbeh Yassini-Fard

Rouzbeh Yassini-Fard is the founder of YAS Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to enabling future generations with leadership skills in education, culture and humanity. He also is the executive director of the University of New Hampshire’s Broadband Center of Excellence, specializing in the advancement of broadband internet technology. A serial entrepreneur, he is the author of Planet Broadband, a history of broadband in its formative years. Dr. Yassini-Fard is known as the “father of the cable modem” for his pioneering work in broadband technology and in work leading to the creation of the cable industry’s global standards. He has previously served on the boards of LANcity, Arepa, NARAD, Broadband Access Systems, TrueChat and Entropic Communications. He has been a director of Visteon since Jan. 5, 2015.