Bradley J. Gross(4)
Bradley J. Gross has served on Griffon’s Board of Directors since September 2008 as a designee of GS Direct.
Mr. Bradley J. Gross (age 43) has been a director since September 2008.
Mr. Gross is a Managing Director in the Principal Investment Area of Goldman Sachs, a position he has held since 2007.
From 2003 to 2007, he was a vice president at Goldman Sachs.
Mr. Gross also serves on the board of directors of Americold Realty Trust, the largest provider of temperature controlled storage and logistics in the United States, and various other private companies in which Goldman Sachs is an investor.
Mr. Gross formerly served on the Board of Aeroflex Incorporated (formerly NYSE:ARX), a leading worldwide provider of highly specialized test and measurement equipment and microelectronic solutions, Capmark Financial Group Inc. (OTC:CPMK), a diversified holding company that provides financial services to investors in commercial real estate-related assets, Cequel Communications LLC, a provider of cable television services in certain U.S. territories serving 1.3 million basic subscribers, and MoneyGram International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGI), a provider of financial products and services, as well as various other private companies in which Goldman Sachs is an investor.
is a designee of GS Direct
, an affiliate of Goldman Sachs.
service on a variety of corporate boards and his
experience in evaluating
Alpert, Brosig, Grabowsky, Gross
, Fogg, Harrison, Kutyna, Renuart
, Sullivan and Waldorf are independent under New York Stock Exchange Rule 303A.
Accordingly, Mr. Gross has served as a member of the Finance Committee as a designee of GS Direct since September 2008.
A copy of the Finance Committee Charter can be found on our website at www.griffoncorp.com.
See “Certain Relationships and Related Person Transactions” for a more complete description of the terms of the Investment Agreement.
Bradley J. Gross(4)
Mr. Gross is a managing director of Goldman Sachs.
is a wholly-owned subsidiary of GS Group.
and Goldman Sachs
may be deemed to beneficially own indirectly, in the aggregate, 5,555,556 shares of Griffon common stock owned directly by GS Direct
is a wholly- owned subsidiary of GS Group
is the manager of GS Direct
, Goldman Sachs
, GS Direct
and Mr. Gross
each disclaim beneficial ownership of these securities except to the extent of its or his
pecuniary interest therein, if any.
The number of shares listed herein includes 24,120 shares of common stock previously awarded to Mr. Gross
, and to a former member of Griffon’s Board who was nominated for election to Griffon’s Board by GS Direct
, in their capacity as directors, pursuant to our director compensation program.