|J. Douglass Coates|
J. Douglass Coates has served as a director of our Company since September 2007. From 1993 through December 2008, Mr. Coates served as a Principal of the Manalytics division of TranSystems Corporation, a San Francisco-based consulting firm specializing in the transportation, logistics and supply chain industry, and President of TranSystems’ Management and Supply Chain Consulting practice. He retired from TranSystems in January 2009. Since that time, he has provided independent consulting services to various companies. Before joining Manalytics in 2003, Mr. Coates spent five years with American President Lines (APL) as President of American Consolidation Services. In addition, he was Vice President of Marketing for American President Distribution Services (formerly National Piggyback), one of the largest shippers’ agents in North America. Mr. Coates also serves as a director of TenCate (North America), a United States subsidiary of a multinational company that combines textile technology with related chemical processes to develop and produce specialist materials applied in the following areas: safety and protection, aerospace, sport and recreation, and infrastructure and the environment.