Arthur F. Anton , Lead Independent Director; Retired President and Chief Executive Officer, Swagelok
Director Since: 2019


Arthur Anton serves as lead independent director for Diebold Nixdorf. He served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Swagelok Company, Solon, Ohio (a fluid systems technologies company), from 2017 until his retirement on December 31, 2019. Mr. Anton previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer from 2004-2017, President and Chief Operating Officer from 2001-2004, Executive Vice President from 2000-2001, and Chief Financial Officer from 1998-2000 of Swagelok. Prior to joining Swagelok in 1998, Mr. Anton was a Partner of Ernst & Young LLP (a professional services organization).

Mr. Anton is currently a director and chair of the audit committee of The Sherwin-Williams Company, Cleveland, Ohio (a paint coatings manufacturer), where he has served since 2006. Mr. Anton also is lead director of Olympic Steel, Bedford Heights, Ohio (a steel processing and distribution company), where he has served since 2009, and a director of University Hospitals Health System, Cleveland, Ohio (a large academic medical center), where he has served since 2005 and became Chairman in 2019. Mr. Anton was also appointed as a director to SunCoke Energy, Lisle, Illinois (a raw material processing and handling company serving the steel, coal and power industries), where he has served as non-executive chairman since December 2020. He was also appointed as a director of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland, Ohio (a rock and roll music museum), in 2018 and is a former director of Forest City Realty Trust, Cleveland, Ohio (a diversified Real Estate Investment Trust), where he served from 2010-2018.

William A. (Bill) Borden, Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Financial Services, Microsoft Corp.
Director Since: 2021


William A. (Bill) Borden Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Financial Services of Microsoft Corporation. Director Since 2021

Bill Borden has served as Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Financial Services of Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, Washington (a multinational technology corporation) since 2019. He is responsible for leading the development and execution of Microsoft’s global financial services (FSI) strategy, supporting its FSI customers in their digital transformation journeys. As Microsoft’s thought leader in financial services, Mr. Borden came to the company with a distinguished, 11-plus year career in the technology industry followed by 20-plus years in financial services, holding various senior leadership positions at some of the largest banking institutions in the United States including Bank of America from 2014-2019 and Citigroup from 1998-2012.

Mr. Borden is a currently a board member of the National Black MBA Association, Atlanta, Georgia (a non-profit organization supporting Black leaders) and is a member of The Executive Leadership Council, Washington, DC (a non-profit that opens channels of opportunity for the development of Black executives to positively impact business and our communities). He is committed to helping the communities in which he lives and works through board membership, volunteering and mentoring.

Marjorie L. Bowen, Former Managing Director of Houlihan Lokey.
Director Since: 2023


Ms. Bowen is a former Managing Director of Houlihan Lokey, having served in that capacity from 2000 through 2007 after having originally joined Houlihan Lokey in 1989. During her tenure at Houlihan Lokey, Ms. Bowen advised boards of public companies on transactional, strategic and other shareholder matters, headed the firm’s industry leading fairness opinion practice, and provided leadership as the most senior woman at the firm. Since 2007, Ms. Bowen has served on numerous public and private boards.

Ms. Bowen joined the board of CBL Properties (a property management company specializing in retail centers) in 2021, where she is currently the chair of the audit committee and a member of the nominations/governance committee.

Ms. Bowen has previously served on over a dozen public and private company boards in a variety of industries. In the course of her work as a director Ms. Bowen has chaired audit and independent, special transaction, and restructuring committees and has been a member of nominating and governance, audit and compensation committees. Her prior board positions in recent years include Bed Bath and Beyond (a retail company), Sequential Brands Group, Inc. (a company that owns, promotes, markets, and licenses a portfolio of consumer brands), CWT (a travel management company), Centric Brands, Inc. (an apparel and accessories company), V Global Holdings (dba Vertellus Inc., a chemical company), Genesco, Inc. (a retailer and wholesaler of footwear, apparel and accessories), and Navient Corporation (a student loan servicer).

Matthew Goldfarb , Managing Director and Head of Special Situations of Antarctica Capital
Director Since: 2019


Matthew Goldfarb currently serves as Managing Director and Head of Special Situations of Antarctica Capital, New York, New York (an international private equity firm).  Previously, he served as Special Advisor to the Chairman of LICT Corporation, Rye, New York (a telecommunications company).  From 2019-2021, he was a Senior Director in the restructuring group at Alvarez & Marsal North America, New York, New York (a professional services firm). Prior to that, he was a founding partner and managing member of Southport Midstream Partners LLC, Westport, Connecticut (a private-equity backed investment vehicle focused on energy infrastructure projects in North America) from 2016-2019. In addition, Mr. Goldfarb served as Chief Restructuring Officer and Acting Chief Executive Officer of Cline Mining Corporation, Toronto, Canada (a Canadian mining company), from 2013-2018, and was Chief Executive Officer of Xinergy Ltd. Knoxville, Tennessee (a Central Appalachian coal producer), having previously served as its Vice Chairman and lead independent director from 2009-2013. Mr. Goldfarb was previously an investment professional with The Blackstone Group/GSO Capital Partners, Icahn Associates Corp. and Pirate Capital, LLC. Prior thereto, Mr. Goldfarb worked as an M&A lawyer at Schulte, Roth & Zabel.

Mr. Goldfarb is a former chairman of Sevcon, Inc., Gateshead, United Kingdom (a leader in electrification technologies for zero emission electric vehicles), where he served from 2016-2017, and a member of the board of Midway Gold Corporation, Helena, Montana (an emerging gold producer), where he served from 2016-2017, The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (a full-service and tire automotive aftermarket chain), where he served from 2015-2016, Huntingdon Capital Corp., British Columbia, Canada (a real estate operator in markets across Canada), where he served from 2013-2014, Fisher Communications, Inc., Seattle, Washington (a broadcast company), where he served from 2011-2013, CKE Restaurants, Inc., Carpinteria, California (the parent company of the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s restaurant chains), where he served from 2006-2010, and James River Coal Company, Richmond, Virginia (a coal producer), where he served in 2006.

Octavio Marquez, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer
Director Since: 2022


Octavio Marquez currently serves Diebold Nixdorf as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer. In this role, he is responsible for driving the organization's global strategies and performance to enable secure, integrated solutions and related services that connect digital and physical channels across the financial and retail industries.

Marquez has more than 25 years of leadership experience in the banking, technology and IT sectors. Most recently, he led Diebold Nixdorf’s Global Banking business, working directly with customers to help automate, digitize and transform how people bank. His span of accountability included sales, service and solutions distribution, including professional and managed services, and developing strategies to drive the company’s Banking strategies globally.

Prior to this role, he led the organization's banking operations in the Americas. After joining Diebold, Incorporated in January 2014, he headed the company’s Latin American region. Marquez’s leadership successfully repositioned the business, most notably in Brazil and Mexico, to better align with the economic environment and drive growth.

Prior to that, Marquez served as managing director for the Mexico operations for EMC, a global leader in IT management and cloud computing. In this role, he developed turnaround strategies that exceeded revenue and profitability goals while improving customer satisfaction. Marquez also held several leadership roles at Hewlett Packard in the areas of manufacturing, marketing, sales, and outsourcing. As President of HP Mexico, he transformed the company into the largest IT business in the market. In 2011 Frost & Sullivan named him CEO of the Year in Mexico for the IT and telecommunications industry. He has also held several leadership positions with IBM and NCR.

Marquez holds a bachelor’s degree in business and finance from the Universidad Iberoamericana, in Mexico City. He also has a certificate on Corporate Strategy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and has completed the Business Bridge Program at Dartmouth College.

Emanuel (Manny) R. Pearlman, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Liberation Investment Group.
Director Since: 2023


Mr. Pearlman is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Liberation Investment Group, an investment management and consulting firm that provides financial consulting, devises capital structures, negotiates IPOs, leads acquisitions and mergers, implements restructurings, and creates other complex financial plans for variety of companies.

In March 2023, Mr. Pearlman became a director of MidCap Financial Investment Corporation (a public business development corporation), where he has been appointed to the audit committee, nominating and corporate governance committee, and compensation committee.  Additionally, since January 2012, Mr. Pearlman has been a director of Network-1 Technologies, Inc. (a company specializing in the development, licensing, and protection of its intellectual property assets), where he serves as chairman of the audit committee and a member of the nominating and governance committee. Mr. Pearlman is currently a director of LSC Communications, LLC (the largest producer of books in the United States and a leading manufacturer and distributor of magazines, catalogs and office products), serving as a member of the audit and compensation committees since 2021.

From March 2022 through April 2022, Mr. Pearlman served as a director of Redbox Entertainment, Inc. (an entertainment company) and chair of its strategic review committee. In October 2020 and February 2021, Mr. Pearlman became a director of Atlas Crest Investment Corp. and Atlas Crest Investment Corp. II (special purpose acquisition companies). He served as chairman of the audit committee and a member of the compensation committee and nomination & governance committee on both boards until his ACIC board service ended in September 2021 and his ACII board service ended in June 2022. Mr. Pearlman served on the Board of Directors of Empire Resorts, Inc. (a casino gaming company), from May 2010 to November 2019. Mr. Pearlman served as its non-executive chairman from September 2010 – May 2016 and as its executive chairman from June 2016 through November 2019. Mr. Pearlman also served as a director of CEVA Logistics, AG (a global logistics and supply chain company) from 2018-2019 where he served on its audit committee and nomination and governance committee. From 2013-2018, he served as director of CEVA Holdings, LLC. In 2017, Mr. Pearlman served as director of ClubCorp Holdings, Inc. (private golf and country club owner and operating company) where he served on the strategic review committee. Prior to that, Mr. Pearlman served as director of Fontainebleau Miami JV, LLC (2009-2014); Jameson Inns, Inc. (2012); Dune Energy, Inc (2012-2013); Multimedia Games, Inc. (2006-2010); and Network-1 Security Solutions, Inc. (2000-2002).

Kent M. Stahl , Retired Partner, Chief Investment Strategist and Director of Investment Strategy and Risk Management of Wellington Management Company, LLP.
Director Since: 2023


Kent Stahl, CFA, is a retired Partner from Wellington Management Company, LLP, Boston, Massachusetts (an investment management firm), where he was Chief Investment Strategist and Director of Investment Strategy and Risk Management from 1998-2018. In this capacity, Mr. Stahl was a portfolio manager and fiduciary on over $25 billion in assets for a variety of institutional clients and insurance companies. He also spearheaded the firm’s investment oversight processes and was a member of the firm’s Operating Committee. Previously, Mr. Stahl worked at NCR Corporation, Atlanta, GA (an information technology company), where he led the corporate finance and pension investment groups from 1990-1998.

Mr. Stahl serves as a member of The Ohio State University board of trustees and serves as the Chairperson for the investment advisory board for endowed and long-term assets of the university. He also serves on the investment advisory board of Longfellow Investment Advisors, Boston, Massachusetts, and the investment advisory board of the Dogwood Health Trust, Asheville, North Carolina (a healthcare non-profit organization).