Lead Director Since: 2019
Director Since: 2016
Committees: Compensation and Benefits Committee; Governance and Nominating Committee (Chair)
Other Current Public Directorships: Aptiv PLC (Chairman); Avantor, Inc. (Chairman)
Career Highlights and Qualifications: Mr. Gupta has served as Chairman of Aptiv PLC, a global technology company, since November 2017 and Chairman of Avantor Inc. (formerly Avantor Materials, Inc.), a global provider of integrated, tailored solutions for life sciences and advanced technology industries, since August 2010. Mr. Gupta also has served as Senior Advisor to New Mountain Capital, LLC, a private equity firm, since 2009. Previously, Mr. Gupta served as Chairman of Delphi Automotive PLC, a global automotive parts manufacturing and technology company, from April 2015 to November 2017, when it separated into two companies: Aptiv PLC and Delphi Technologies PLC. Mr. Gupta served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rohm and Haas Company, a worldwide producer of specialty materials, from 1999 until 2009, when it was acquired by Dow Chemical. Mr. Gupta previously held various other positions at Rohm and Haas, which he joined in 1971, including serving as Vice Chairman from 1998 to 1999, Director of the Electronic Materials business from 1996 to 1999, and Vice President and Regional Director of the Asia Pacific Region from 1993 to 1998.
Previous Directorships: Mr. Gupta was a director of Delphi Automotive PLC, Hewlett Packard Company, IRI Group, Stroz Friedberg, LLC, The Vanguard Group and Tyco International.
Attributes and Skills: Mr. Gupta brings to the Board leadership experience, technical expertise and a passion for superior corporate governance. Mr. Gupta has experience leading and advising large public companies as a director through complex transition periods. He also brings to the Company familiarity with and insight into corporate governance issues that new public company boards face.