M. Shawn Bort
Principal Occupation and Business Experience
Ms. Bort retired in 2015 as Senior Vice President, Finance of Saint-Gobain Corporation, the North American business of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain (a global manufacturer and distributor of flat glass, building products, glass containers and high performance materials) (2006 to 2015). Ms. Bort was formerly Vice President, Finance (2005 to 2006) and Vice President, Internal Control Services (2002 to 2005) of Saint-Gobain. Prior to joining Saint-Gobain, she was a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, a public accounting firm (1997 to 2002), having joined Price Waterhouse in 1984. In connection with the suspension of voluntary reporting obligations under the Securities Exchange act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), Ms. Bort also served as a Director of UGI Utilities, Inc. until April 2020.
Key Skills and Qualifications
Ms. Bort’s qualifications to serve as a director include her senior financial executive management experience with a global company, as well as her extensive public accounting knowledge and experience. Her education (Ms. Bort has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Marquette University and a Master of Business Administration degree in finance and operations management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania) and experience provide her with financial expertise and a well-developed awareness of IT infrastructure, financial strategy, asset management and risk management. Ms. Bort also possesses international experience by virtue of her former executive position at a large global company and corporate governance experience by virtue of her position on the advisory board at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business, Center for Corporate Governance.