John Quicke has served on the Board of Directors of Steel Excel, Inc. since 2007 and as its Interim President and Chief Executive Officer from January 2010 until March 2013. In March 2013 he was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Steel Excel's Steel Energy segment. Mr. Quicke is a Managing Director and operating partner of Steel Partners LLC, a subsidiary of Steel Partners Holdings L.P. Mr. Quicke has been associated with Steel Partners and its affiliates since September 2005. Previously, Mr. Quicke served in various capacities at Sequa Corporation, a diversified manufacturer, including Vice Chairman and Executive Officer, President, and as a director of the company. Mr. Quicke has served as a director of Rowan Companies, plc, an offshore contract drilling company, since January 2009. He has served as a director of JPS Industries, Inc. since May 2013. Mr. Quicke also continues to serve as a Vice President of Handy & Harman Ltd, a position he has held since October 2005. Mr. Quicke previously served as a director, President and Chief Executive Officer of DGT Holdings Corp. and as a director of Angelica Corporation, Layne Christensen Company, NOVT Corporation, and Handy & Harman Ltd.