Kevin T. Kabat has been Lead Independent Director of the Company since September 2016 and a director since June 2016. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Fifth Third Bancorp from 2007 to 2015, where he was responsible for overseeing the strategic direction of the company. Mr. Kabat also served as President of Fifth Third Bancorp from 2006 to 2012, Chairman from 2008 to 2010, and Vice Chairman from 2012 to 2016. Prior to these roles, Mr. Kabat served as Executive Vice President where he led both retail and affiliate banking. Prior to joining Fifth Third Bancorp, Mr. Kabat spent 20 years at Old Kent Bank (acquired by Fifth Third Bancorp in 2001), where he served as Vice Chairman and President. Mr. Kabat currently serves as Chairman of the board of directors of Unum Group and as Vice Chairman of the board of directors of NiSource, Inc., where he has served as a director since 2015. He also served as chair of the United Way of Greater Cincinnati’s 100th anniversary campaign. He holds a B.A. in Behavioral Science from Johns Hopkins University and an M.S. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Purdue University. Mr. Kabat is a member of the E*TRADE Bank board, the Compensation Committee, and the Governance Committee.