Gary Krow was the President, CEO and a Director of GiftCertificates.com, a leading eCommerce provider of B2B incentive management solutions, from July 2008 until its sale in 2010. Mr. Krow was also a consultant for Light Year Capital, a diversified private equity company, from January 2008 to June 2008. Prior to his position with Light Year Capital in 1990, Mr. Krow joined Comdata Corporation, a global electronic issuer and processor of payments and served as its President from 1999 to May 2007.
Mr. Krow has formerly served on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Travel Centers Foundation, TIMM Communications, Inc., and the American Heart Association in Davidson County, Tennessee. Mr. Krow's extensive e-commerce and technology operations experience allows him to provide insight into the efficient transfer of data and the development of systems necessary to operate in a technologically advanced economy to our Board of Directors.
Mr. Krow is a Director Nominee designated by Pershing Square, one of our Plan Sponsors, pursuant to the terms of the Investment Agreement with Pershing Square described under "Certain Relationships and Related Transactions, and Director Independence—Board of Directors" and as such represents shareholder interests.