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Laura Peterson

Executive Vice Chairman, Director

Laura J. Peterson has served as a member of the Board of Directors since September 2021, as our interim President and Chief Executive Officer from May 2023 until October 2023, as our President and Chief Executive Officer from October 2023 until February 2024, and as our Executive Vice Chairman since February 2024. Ms. Peterson previously served as Vice President, China Business Development, for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, from 2012 to 2016.

Prior to that, Ms. Peterson held a series of executive positions at Boeing (NYSE: BA) in aircraft sales, international business development, global strategy, government relations and homeland security from 1994 to 2012. She served on the Executive Leadership Team of three Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) CEOs, as well as on the Executive Leadership Teams of BCA Airplane Production and Supplier Management, BCA Strategy and Boeing International.

Ms. Peterson has served on the board of directors of Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATSG) since June 2018, and is a member of its audit committee and nominating and governance committee.

Ms. Peterson holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and is a Fellow of the Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute.