Thomas A Wagner has served as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since March 25, 2011. Mr. Wagner is also a member of the Compensation Committee. Since July 2012, Mr. Wagner has been the Chief Product Officer at FloDesign Wind Turbine, a wind turbine design and supply company. From January 2011 to May 2012, Mr. Wagner was the Engineering Head at Nordic Windpower USA, a wind turbine manufacturer to the community and distributed utility wind power segments. From January 2006 through December 2010, Mr. Wagner served as Chief Technology Officer of Gas Turbine Efficiency plc, an early stage company focused on turbine efficiency, where he led the design and validation of technology to enhance the operation of aviation, industrial and power generation turbines around the world. Mr. Wagner has worked in the diversified energy industry for more than 30 years, including positions as Vice President Technology and Production for Hess Microgen, an affiliate of Amerada Hess Corporation, and various engineering leadership positions at General Electric Company from 1990 through 2005, where he led teams developing, delivering and servicing gas, steam and wind turbines and generators. From 2002 through 2005 Mr. Wagner served as General Manager Technology Leadership for Wind Energy for GE Wind, where, among other things, he participated in the development of the reliability programs and product improvement plans for General Electric’s 1.5 MW wind turbine. Mr. Wagner holds a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from Cornell University and a Master of Science degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in mechanics. The Governance/Nominating Committee of the Board of Directors concluded that Mr. Wagner should serve as a Director of the Company as of the date of this Proxy Statement on the basis of the demonstrated technology leadership over the course of his career, as well as his strong technical background and understanding of the products and services that the Company provides and the industries in which it operates.