Mr. Kapples has served as our Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel since March 2019. From 2015 to 2019, he served as Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel at GCP Applied Technologies, Inc. Prior, Mr. Kapples served as Vice President and Corporate Secretary of Covidien plc from 2006 to 2015, which was acquired by Medtronic plc. in 2015. At Covidien, he was responsible for building the Company’s legal structure and compliance framework, as well as advising on strategic transactions and global partnerships. From 1994 to 2006, Mr. Kapples served in various roles of increasing responsibility at Raytheon Company, including Assistant General Counsel and Secretary, and from 1985 to 1993 he was a Corporate Associate at Sullivan & Worcester LLP. Mr. Kapples earned both his Bachelor of Arts in English and his Juris Doctor from Georgetown University. He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals.