Courtney Mather served as a director of Former Caesars from March 2019 until the Merger in July 2020, at which time he joined the Board. Mr. Mather serves as CEO and CIO of Vision One, an investment fund. Mr. Mather served as Managing Director and Portfolio Manager of Icahn Capital LP, from December 2016 to March 2020, and was previously Managing Director of Icahn Capital LP from April 2014 to March 2020. Prior to joining Icahn Capital LP, Mr. Mather was at Goldman Sachs & Co. from 1998 to 2012, most recently as Managing Director responsible for Private Distressed Trading and Investing, where he focused on identifying and analyzing investment opportunities for both Goldman Sachs and clients.
Mr. Mather currently serves as a director of Newell Brands Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of consumer products. Mr. Mather previously served on the boards of Cheniere Energy Inc., Conduent Inc., Herc Holdings Inc., Ferrous Resources Limited, Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation, Viskase Companies Inc., American Railcar Industries Inc., CVR Refining LP, and CVR Energy Inc. Mr. Mather holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst, Chartered Financial Analyst, and Certified Financial Risk Manager professional designations.
Mr. Mather brings to the Board his significant business and financial expertise and experience providing strategic advice and guidance to companies on matters such as risk management through his service as a director on various public company boards of directors. The Board of Directors has affirmatively determined that Mr. Mather is independent under the NASDAQ listing standards.