Cynthia S. Dubin
Ms Dubin is an experienced chief financial officer and board director. In February 2019, Ms. Dubin was appointed to the board of the U.K. Competition and Markets Authority ("CMA") and is the Interim-Chair of its Audit and Risk Assurance Committee and Chair of the Nominations Committee. The CMA is a non-ministerial government department, responsible for strengthening business competition and preventing and reducing anti-competitive activities. In March of 2019, she was appointed to the board of Hurco Group Companies and sits on their Audit Committee. Hurco, Nasdaq-listed, is an industrial technology company that designs and produces interactive computer controls, software and computerized machine tools. From 2015 to September 2020, she served on the Board of Directors of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc., a NYSE-listed global leader in advanced energy and environmental technologies and services. During her service, she served as the Chair of its Audit and Finance Committee and a member of its Governance Committee. Since July 2020, Ms. Dubin has served as a director for Synthomer plc, a London Stock Exchange traded chemicals manufacturer and is the Chair of its Audit Committee and a member of its Remuneration Committee. Since December 2020, Ms. Dubin has also served as a director for ICE Futures Europe, an exchange for futures and options contracts for crude oil, interest rates, equity derivatives, natural gas, power, coal, emissions, and soft commodities, and is a member of its Risk and Audit Committee. Ms. Dubin served as the CFO of Pivot Power LLP, an emerging leader in power storage and electric vehicle infrastructure in the U.K., from August 2018 to March 2019. Ms. Dubin was also the CFO for JKX Oil & Gas plc, from 2011 to 2016 and CFO for Canamens Ltd. from 2006 to 2011. These companies were London Stock Exchange listed and private equity-backed oil and gas exploration and production companies, respectively. Previously, Ms. Dubin was European CFO for a pre-eminent builder, owner and operator of large-scale power generation projects and started her career as a project finance banker. Ms. Dubin received a B.S. (finance and economics) from Georgetown University. Our Board of Directors has determined that Ms. Dubin has been designated a financial expert for the Company’s audit committee as defined under the applicable rules of the SEC and NASDAQ.