Michael R. Splinter
Retired Chairman and CEO, Applied Materials, Inc.
Lead Independent Director
Management Compensation Committee
Nominating and ESG Committee
Mr. Splinter was elected Lead Independent Director. He previously served as Chairman of Nasdaq’s Board between May 10, 2017 and Dec. 31, 2022. He is currently a business and technology consultant. Mr. Splinter served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Applied Materials, a Nasdaq-listed company, from 2009 to his retirement in 2015 and was CEO from 2003 to An engineer and technologist, Mr. Splinter is a 40-year veteran of the semiconductor industry. Prior to joining Applied Materials, he was an executive at Intel Corporation for 20 years.