Michael Johnston: Advisor

Michael Johnston

Mr. Johnston, a member of our sponsor and one of our advisors, has since June 2012 been a partner of Eaglepoint. Mr. Johnston brings over 30 years of experience in the global industrial sector, ranging from aerospace and automotive engineering to appliance manufacturing. As CEO of Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VS) a global automotive parts supply company, from 2000 to 2008, Michael led restructuring activities to exit uncompetitive product lines and manufacturing operations. Under his leadership, the company expanded internationally in Asia, South America and Europe. From 1999 to 2000, Mr. Johnston served as Corporate President of e-Business of Johnson Controls, Inc., (NYSE: JCI) a global diversified technology company, where he was responsible for introducing, launching and growing new, world-wide e-based businesses. Prior to that, from 1989 to 1999 he was President of their automotive business for North America and Asia Pacific. Mr. Johnston currently serves on the boards of several international corporations, including Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR), where since 2003 he has served as presiding director, chairman of its governance committee and a member of its audit committee, Dover Corp. (NYSE: DOV), a diversified global manufacturer, since February, 2013 as a member of its compensation and governance committees, and Armstrong World Industries (NYSE: AWI), a manufacturer of floors and ceilings, since 2010 as a member of its compensation committee.