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Susan E. Chapman-Hughes

Age: 54
Director Since: 2020

Chairperson of Compensation and People Committee

Professional Experience
Ms. Chapman-Hughes retired as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Global Head of Digital Capabilities, Transformation, and Operations, Global Commercial Services of American Express Company, a financial services corporation, in February 2021, a position she held since February 2018. Prior to this role, Ms. Chapman-Hughes served in several Senior Vice President level positions since joining American Express Company in 2010, including Senior Vice President, US Large Market, Global Corporate Payments from December 2014 through February 2018; Senior Vice President, US Account Development, Global Corporate Payments from November 2013 through December 2014; and Senior Vice President, Global Real Estate and Workplace Enablement from July 2010 through November 2013. She is also a director, the chair of the compensation committee, and a member of the nominating and governance committee of Toast, Inc., a publicly traded cloud-based restaurant software company, since February 2021. In addition, Ms. Chapman-Hughes served as a director, the chair of the compensation committee, and a member of the nominating and governance committee of Potbelly Corporation, a publicly traded restaurant company, from May 2014 through June 2020.

Skills and Qualifications
The Board concluded that Ms. Chapman-Hughes should serve as a director primarily due to her significant experience in managing and overseeing businesses, as well as her strong corporate governance experience as a member of a public company board. Specifically, Ms. Chapman[1]Hughes brings leadership and operating skills through her former roles with American Express Company. Ms. Chapman-Hughes’s background enables her to provide valuable insights to the Board, particularly in sales, strategy, digital capabilities and technology, innovation, change management, and overseeing our executive compensation and ESG practices.

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