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Thomas Thomas

Thomas Thomas, Independent Director

Mr. Lardieri is a global finance executive with extensive experience interacting with boards and audit committees. Since September of 2020, Mr. Lardieri has served on the Advisory Board and as the Chief Operating Officer of Blue Onyx Companies, a real estate development company. Mr. Lardieri served as Senior Vice President of Finance at ViacomCBS Inc. from December 2019 to February 2020, where he worked with the Chief Transformation Officer to integrate the Viacom and CBS finance organizations following the merger of the companies. Mr. Lardieri served as Viacom’s Senior Vice President, Global Financial Operations from 2014 until 2019. Mr. Lardieri joined Viacom Inc. as VP & Controller of MTV Networks and had, among other responsibilities, a leadership role in the successful implementation of its Global Enterprise Reporting Systems. Before joining Viacom in 2011, Mr. Lardieri served as SVP & Controller at PepsiCo. Inc.’s Pepsi-Cola Beverages division from 2010 to 2011. Prior to the Beverages division, from 2007 to 2010, Mr. Lardieri served as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of the Pepsi Bottling Group, a publicly-traded company and the world's largest bottler of Pepsi-Cola beverages. Prior to that role, Mr. Lardieri was Vice President, Chief Risk Officer, and Chief Audit Executive at PepsiCo Inc. from 2001 to 2007. Mr. Lardieri began his career at PepsiCo Inc. in the position of Senior Accountant in 1988. Before joining PepsiCo Inc., Mr. Lardieri held positions at Arthur Young and Grant Thornton. Mr. Lardieri holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (CPA program) degree from Pace University New York.