Committee Composition

Below is a summary of our committee structure and membership information. To read more about any of the committees, click on committee names in the chart below.
Chairperson Chairperson Committee Member Member Financial Expert Financial Expert
Chairman of the Board Executive Chairman of the Board
 Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee CharterCompensation Committee CharterAudit Committee Charter
Kenneth C. Ambrecht 
Kenneth C. Ambrecht

Mr. Ambrecht has served as one of our directors since June 2010. Prior to that time, he had served as a director of SBI from August 2009 to June 2010. Since December 2005, Mr. Ambrecht has served as a principal of KCA Associates LLC, through which he provides advice on financial transactions. From July 2004 to December 2005, Mr. Ambrecht served as a Managing Director with the investment banking firm First Albany Capital, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Ambrecht was a Managing Director with Royal Bank Ca... 
Committee Member Chairperson Committee Member
Norman S. Matthews 
Norman S. Matthews

Mr. Matthews has served as one of our directors since June 2010. Prior to that time, he had served as a director of SBI since August 2009. Mr. Matthews has over three decades of experience as a business leader in marketing and merchandising, and is currently an independent business consultant. As former President of Federated Department Stores, he led the operations of one of the nation’s leading department store retailers with over 850 department stores, including those under the names of Bloom... 
Chairperson Committee Member  
David M. Maura  Chairman of the Board
David M. Maura

David Maura has served as our Executive Chairman, effective as of January 20, 2016. Prior to such appointment, Mr. Maura served as Chairman of the Board of Directors since July 2011 and served as interim Chairman of the Board and as one of our directors since June 2010. Mr. Maura was a Managing Director and the Executive Vice President of Investments at HRG from October 2011 until November 2016, and has been a member of HRG’s board of directors since May 2011. Mr. Maura previously served as a... 

   
Terry L. Polistina 
Terry L. Polistina

Mr. Polistina has served as one of our directors since June 2010. Prior to that time, he had served as a director of SBI from August 2009 to June 2010. Mr. Polistina served as our President, Small Appliances since June 2010 and became President–Global Appliances in October 2010 and left in September 2013. Prior to that time, Mr. Polistina served as the CEO and President of Russell Hobbs. Mr. Polistina served as Chief Operating Officer at Applica, Inc. in 2006 to 2007 and Chief Financial Officer ... 
  Committee Member Chairperson
Andreas Rouvé 
Andreas Rouvé

Mr. Rouvé has served as one of our directors since October 1, 2015. He was elected Chief Executive Officer of Spectrum Brands on April 1, 2015. Mr. Rouvé previously served as Chief Operating Officer since February 2014 and, prior to that, as President, International since January 2013. He was Senior Vice President and Managing Director of the European Battery and Personal Care business since 2007 and subsequently led the integration of the Home Appliances and Pet Supplies European businesses i... 
   
Hugh R. Rovit 
Hugh R. Rovit

Mr. Rovit has served as one of our directors since June 2010. Prior to that time, he had served as a director of SBI from August 2009 to June 2010. Mr. Rovit is presently Chief Executive Officer of Ellery Homestyles, a leading supplier of branded and private label home fashion products to major retailers, offering curtains, bedding, throws and specialty products. Previously, Mr. Rovit served as Chief Executive Officer of Sure Fit Inc., a marketer and distributor of home furnishing products fr... 
   Committee Member
Joseph S. Steinberg 
Joseph S. Steinberg

Mr. Steinberg has served as one of our directors since February 2015. Mr. Steinberg is Chairman of the Board of Leucadia National Corporation, where he has served as a director since 1978 and as President from 1979 to 2013. Mr. Steinberg also is the Chairman of the Board of HRG Group, Inc., a position he has held since December2014. He also has served as Chairman of the Board of HomeFed Corporation since 1999 and as a director since 1998, and is a member of the Board of Directors of Crimson W... 
   
Ehsan Zargar 
Ehsan Zargar

Mr. Zargar has served as one of our directors since August 2017. Mr. Zargar has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of HRG Group, Inc. effective as of January 2017, as General Counsel since April 2015, and as Corporate Secretary since February 2012. In his current role, Mr. Zargar is responsible for leading and carrying out HRG Group’s strategic and tactical initiatives, including M&A and capital raising activities. Mr. Zargar is also responsible for providing HRG Gr... 
   

Presiding director for executive sessions: The presiding director for executive sessions shall rotate among the chairpersons of each committee of the Board.