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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, Inc.

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.

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 the automotive OEM electronics supplier industry. Throughout his career, he has championed the need for automotive suppliers of cockpit electronics to evolve to meet the demands of the connected car era.

Most recently, Lawande served as president of the Infotainment Division of Harman International Industries since 2013 and as executive vice president since 2009. In his role as president of the Infotainment Division – the largest division of Harman with nearly $3 billion in annual sales – Lawande achieved double-digit sales and income growth while serving 11 of the top 15 vehicle manufacturers and leading more than 7,500 employees worldwide. Prior to that, Lawande served in various leadership roles at Harman including 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. In these roles, Lawande was responsible for guiding software strategy, development partnerships, and key customer relationships.

Prior to joining Harman, Lawande held senior roles at QNX Software Systems and 3Com Corporation. Before joining QNX, he was responsible for the development of networking and consumer electronics systems at corporate giants such as AT&T Bell Labs, U.S. Robotics, and 3Com.

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 Charles Stark Draper Laboratory and CommScope Holding Company, Inc. 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 is a graduate of Rider University and a certified public accountant. He has been a director of Visteon since June 14, 2012.

David L. Treadwell

David L. Treadwell is chairman of C&D Technologies, Inc., a producer and marketer of electrical power storage and conversion products, a position he has held since January 2011. He has been a director of C&D since December 2010.

Prior to that, he was president and CEO of EP Management Corp., formerly known as EaglePicher Corp., from August 2006 to September 2011. He was EaglePicher’s chief operating officer from June 2005 to July 2006, and served as CEO of Oxford Automotive from 2004-2005. He also serves on the boards of FairPoint Communications, Inc. and Flagstar Bank.

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 founder and CEO of YAS Capital Partners, a boutique firm specializing in broadband consulting, investment and research founded in 1997. He is known as the “father of the cable modem” for his pioneering work in cable broadband technology. YAS Capital’s investment arm has successfully nurtured and assisted more than a dozen start-up companies to further fuel the connected world’s blending of data, voice and video services and applications. In addition to his role at YAS Capital Partners, Yassini-Fard is executive director of the University of New Hampshire Broadband Center of Excellence. He has served on the boards of LANcity, Broadband Access Systems and TrueChat (all of which have since been acquired by other companies), and Entropic Communications. He has been a director of Visteon since January 2015.