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John V. Faraci

Former Executive Chairman, Carrier

Mr. Faraci served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of International Paper (paper, packaging and distribution) from 2003 to 2014. Earlier in 2003, he was elected as President and director of that company, and served as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2000 to 2003. From 1995 to 1999, Mr. Faraci was Chief Executive Officer and managing director of Carter Holt Harvey Ltd., a former New Zealand subsidiary of International Paper. He first joined International Paper in 1974. Mr. Faraci is a director of ConocoPhillips Company, PPG Industries, Inc. and United States Steel Corporation, and was a director of United Technologies before Carrier's separation. He serves on the board of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and is past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Denison University. Mr. Faraci is also a member of the Royal Bank of Canada Advisory Board, a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Enterprise Institute and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Mr. Faraci holds a bachelor’s degree from Denison University and an MBA from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business.