Board of Directors

Members


Frank R. Martire,
Executive Chairman, NCR Corporation

Michael Hayford, Chief Executive Officer, NCR Corporation

Mark Begor, Independent Lead Director, NCR Corporation, Chief Executive Officer, Equifax

Gregory Blank, Managing Director, Blackstone

Catherine L. Burke, Global Vice Chairman and Chief Corporate Strategy Officer at DJE Holdings

Deborah Farrington, Founder and President of StarVest Management, Inc.

Georgette Kiser, Independent Advisor and Operating Executive, The Carlyle Group

Kirk Larsen, President and Chief Financial Officer, Black Knight

Martin Mucci, Chairman Chief Executive Officer, Paychex, Inc.

Laura J. Sen, Former Non-Executive Chairman and Former Chief Executive Officer BJ’s Wholesale Club

Glenn W. Welling, Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Engaged Capital, LLC

 

Member Bios

Frank R. Martire

Frank R. Martire is Executive Chairman of NCR, a position he has held since May 2018. Mr. Martire most recently served as Non-Executive Chairman of Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (“FIS”), a financial services technology company. From 2015 to 2017, he served as Executive Chairman of FIS and from 2009 to 2015 was President and Chief Executive Officer of FIS after its acquisition of Metavante Technologies, Inc. (“Metavante”), a bank technology processing company. Mr. Martire previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Metavante from 2003 to 2009 and President from 2003 to 2008. Prior to that, he was President and Chief Operating Officer for Call Solutions, Inc. from 2001 to 2003 and President and Chief Operating Officer, Financial Institution Systems and Services Group of Fiserv, Inc. (“Fiserv”) from 1991 to 2001. Mr. Martire was a member of the Board of Directors of J. Alexander’s Holdings, Inc. from 2015 to 2021, where he served as Lead Independent Director from 2019 to 2021. Mr. Martire is a member of the Board of Directors of Cannae Holdings, Inc., where he serves as Lead Independent Director. Mr. Martire became a director of NCR on May 31, 2018.

 

Michael Hayford

Michael D. Hayford is Chief Executive Officer of NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), leading the enterprise technology provider’s transformation to a software-led, as a Service company. Mr. Hayford joined NCR in 2018 and launched the 138-year-old company’s digital transformation, establishing a customer-first culture focused on innovation. He has created a clear vision for the future of NCR, focusing on addressing the fundamentals of running stores, restaurants and self-directed banking. Prior to NCR, Mr. Hayford was Chief Financial Officer and corporate executive vice president of FIS, a Fortune 500 financial technology company, from 2009 until 2013. He served as president and Chief Operating Officer of Metavante Technologies, Inc., where he led a successful merger with FIS, creating the world’s largest financial technology company. Mr. Hayford became a director of NCR on April 30, 2018.

 

Mark W. Begor

Mark W. Begor is Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Equifax, Inc. (“Equifax”), a consumer credit reporting agency, a position he has held since April 2018. Prior to that he served as a Managing Director in the Industrial and Business services group at Warburg Pincus LLC (“Warburg Pincus”), a private equity firm, from 2016 to 2018. Prior to joining Warburg Pincus, Mr. Begor spent 35 years at General Electric Company (“GE”), most recently as President and Chief Executive Officer of GE’s energy management business from 2014 to 2016. Mr. Begor also served as Senior Vice President and a member of GE’s 30-person Corporate Executive Council and the GE Capital Board, and as a GE Officer for 19 years. He also served as a member of the Board of Directors of Fair Isaac Corporation from 2016 to 2018. Mr. Begor became a director of NCR on February 26, 2020 and has served as independent Lead Director of NCR since April 20, 2021.

 

Gregory Blank

Gregory Blank is a Senior Managing Director of The Blackstone Group, Inc. (“Blackstone”), an American multi-national private equity, alternative asset management and financial services firm based in New York where he focuses on investments in the digital infrastructure sector. Since joining Blackstone in 2009, Mr. Blank has been involved in the execution of many of Blackstone’s investments, including most recently in Kronos, Blue Yonder, Paysafe, Ipreo, Optiv, Signature Aviation, QTS Realty Trust, and Hotwire Communications. He previously served as a director of Kronos, Travelport Worldwide Limited (“Travelport”), Ipreo, Optiv and The Weather Company. Mr. Blank is a member of the Board of Directors of Signature Aviation, Hotwire Communications and QTS Realty Trust. Mr. Blank became a director of NCR on December 4, 2015.

 

Catherine L. Burke 

Catherine L. Burke is global Vice Chairman and Chief Corporate Strategy Officer at DJE Holdings, a portfolio of companies and divisions that provide communications, marketing, public affairs, government affairs, data and analytics, and advisory services across a variety of sectors and geographies.  Mrs. Burke first joined Edelman – a division of DJE Holdings – in 2008 and served in a variety of roles at the firm including President, Practices and Sectors, Global Chairman of Public Affairs and Global Chief of Staff.  Between 2015 and 2018 Mrs. Burke served as Executive Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Nielsen Holdings, Inc. and founded and managed a communications firm, Katie Burke Communications, until she returned to Edelman in 2018. Previously, Mrs. Burke was a legislative aide on Capitol Hill and served as the Director of Television in the White House.  She currently serves as a director of Black Knight, Inc. where she is a member of the Governance Committee.  Mrs. Burke became a director of NCR on September 23, 2019.

 

Deborah Farrington

Deborah A. Farrington is a founder and President of StarVest Management, Inc., the management company for StarVest Partners, L.P., and since 1999 has been a general partner of StarVest Partners, L.P. (“StarVest Partners”), a venture capital fund that invests primarily in technology enabled business services and emerging software companies. From 1993 to 1997, Ms. Farrington was President and Chief Executive Officer of Victory Ventures, LLC, a New York-based private equity investment firm (“Victory Ventures”). Also, during that period, she was a founding investor and Chairman of the Board of Staffing Resources, Inc., a diversified staffing company. Prior to 1993, Ms. Farrington held management positions with Asian Oceanic Group in Hong Kong and New York, Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. in Hong Kong and New York, and the Chase Manhattan Bank. Ms. Farrington was Lead Director and Chairman of the Compensation Committee of NetSuite, Inc. (“NetSuite”), a NYSE-listed company, until its sale to Oracle Corporation in November 2016 for $9.4 billion. She previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of Collectors Universe, Inc. from 2003 to 2020. Ms. Farrington is a member of the Board of Directors of Ceridian HCM Holding Inc., where she is Chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committee and a member of the Audit Committee; and RedBall Acquisition Corp., where she is Chairman of the Audit Committee. Ms. Farrington became a director of NCR on November 27, 2017.

 

Georgette Kiser

Georgette D. Kiser is an independent advisor who helps lead due diligence and technical strategies across various private equity and venture capital firms. Since May 2019, she has served as an Operating Executive at The Carlyle Group (“Carlyle”), an American multinational private equity, alternative asset management and financial services corporation. From January 2015 to May 2019, Ms. Kiser served as a Managing Director and the Chief Information Officer for Carlyle. From 1996 to 2015, Ms. Kiser served as Vice President of T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. (“T. Rowe Price”), an American publicly owned global asset management firm that offers funds, advisory services, account management, and retirement plans and serves for individuals, institutions, and financial intermediaries. Prior to T. Rowe Price, Ms. Kiser worked for General Electric Company (“GE”) within their Aerospace Unit. Ms. Kiser is a member of the Board of Directors of Aflac Incorporated, Adtalem Global Education Inc., and Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. Ms. Kiser became a director of NCR on February 7, 2020.

 

Kirk Larsen 

Kirk T. Larsen is the President and Chief Financial Officer of Black Knight, Inc. (“Black Knight”), a provider of software, data and analytics to the mortgage and consumer loan, real estate and capital markets verticals, a position he has held since January 2014. From January 2014 to April 2015, Mr. Larsen also served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of ServiceLink, a national provider of loan transaction services to the mortgage industry. From July 2013 to December 2013, Mr. Larsen served as Corporate Executive Vice President, Finance and Treasurer, and from October 2009 to July 2013, served as Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (“FIS”), a financial services technology company. He has also held senior leadership positions in finance, investor relations and financial planning and analysis in the fintech, payments and information technology industries at FIS, as well as with companies like Rockwell Automation, Inc., and Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Larsen became a director of NCR on September 23, 2019.

 

Martin Mucci

Martin Mucci is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Paychex, Inc. (“Paychex”), a provider of integrated human capital management solutions for human resources, payroll, benefits, and insurance services for small-to medium-sized businesses. He was appointed Chairman of Paychex on December 1, 2021 and has also served as Chief Executive Officer since September 2010. He served as President of Paychex from September 2010 to December 2021. Mr. Mucci joined Paychex in 2002 as Senior Vice President, Operations. Prior to joining Paychex, he held senior level positions with Frontier Communications, a telecommunications company, including President of Telephone Operations and Chief Executive Officer of Frontier Telephone of Rochester. Mr. Mucci was a member of the Board of Directors of Cbeyond, Inc. until it was purchased by Birch Communications, Inc. in July 2014. He is a member of an advisory team for Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm based in Chicago. Mr. Mucci became a director of NCR on April 20, 2021.

 

Laura J. Sen

Laura J. Sen most recently served as the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc. (“BJ’s”), a membership-only warehouse chain, from January 2016 to April 2018 and was Chief Executive Officer of BJ’s from 2009 to 2016. Ms. Sen served as BJ’s Chief Operating Officer from 2008 to 2009 and served as BJ’s Executive Vice President of Merchandising and Logistics from 2007 to 2008. From 2003 to 2006, Ms. Sen was the Principal of Sen Retail Consulting, advising companies in the retail sector in the areas of merchandising and logistics. Ms. Sen is a member of the Board of Directors of Burlington Stores, Inc., where she serves on the Audit Committee. Ms. Sen is also a member of the Board of Directors of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, a privately held company. Ms. Sen previously served as a director of EMC Corporation, rue21, inc., Abington Savings Bank and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Ms. Sen became a director of NCR on May 2, 2022.

 

Glenn W. Welling

Glenn W. Welling is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Engaged Capital, LLC (“Engaged Capital”), an investment company he founded in 2012. From 2008 to 2012, Mr. Welling was a Principal and Managing Director at Relational Investors (“Relational”), an investment fund, where he was responsible for managing the fund’s consumer, healthcare and utility investments. From 2002 to 2008, Mr. Welling was a Managing Director at Credit Suisse Group, AG, a leading global financial services company, where he was the Global Head of the Investment Banking Department’s Advisory Businesses, which included the Buy-Side Insights (“HOLT”) Group, Financial Strategy Group and Ratings Advisory Group. From 1999 to 2002, Mr. Welling served as Partner and Managing Director of HOLT Value Associates, L.P., a then-leading provider of independent research and valuation services to asset managers. Prior to that, he was the Managing Director of Valuad U.S., a financial software and advisory company, and senior manager at A.T. Kearney, one of the world’s largest global consulting firms. Mr. Welling currently serves as a director of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. and BRC Inc. He previously served as director of Medifast, Inc., Jamba, Inc., TiVo Corporation and SilverBox Engaged Merger Corp I, and has chaired or served on a variety of public company committees, including Audit, Compensation, Nominating & Governance and Strategy. Mr. Welling was recognized by The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) as one of the 100 most influential directors in corporate boardrooms in 2018. From 2017 to 2019 he also served on the Corporate Governance Advisory Council of the Council of Institutional Investors.  Mr. Welling became a director of NCR on May 2, 2022.