Kenneth W. Freeman

Kenneth W. Freeman, Chairman of the Board

Kenneth W. Freeman has served as the Chairman of our Board of Directors since January 2019. Mr. Freeman was named Dean Emeritus of Boston University Questrom School of Business in September 2018 after serving as the Allen Questrom Professor and Dean from August 2010 to September 2018. Mr. Freeman served as a senior advisor of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (together with its affiliates, "KKR") from August 2010 through December 2014. From October 2009 to August 2010, Mr. Freeman was a member of KKR Management LLC, the general partner of KKR & Co. L.P. Mr. Freeman was a member of the limited liability company that served as the general partner of KKR from 2007. He joined the firm as the managing director in May 2005. From May 2004 to December 2004, Mr. Freeman was the chairman of Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, and from January 1996 to May 2004, he served as the chairman and chief executive officer of Quest Diagnostics Incorporated. From May 1995 to December 1996, Mr. Freeman was the president and chief executive officer of Corning Clinical Laboratories, the predecessor company to Quest Diagnostics Incorporated. Prior to that, he served in various general management and financial roles with Corning Incorporated. Mr. Freeman currently is a director of the Center for Higher Ambition Leadership. In the past five years, Mr. Freeman has served as chairman of the board of trustees of Bucknell University, chairman of the Graduate Management Admissions Council, chairman of Lake Region Medical, Inc. and as a member of the board of directors of HCA Holdings, Inc. (now known as HCA Healthcare, Inc.). Mr. Freeman earned a BSBA from Bucknell University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Mr. Freeman has been a Director since April 2017.