On July 29, 2021, Aries I Acquisition Corporation Board appointed Andrew Lester to serve on the Board as a Class II director. Mr. Lester, the companys Chief Risk Officer, has over 40 years of experience building and managing businesses. He, along with his brother, built a 10-person team at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ) that specialized in providing research coverage to hedge funds, family offices, and managing retail capital for 17 years. After DLJ was sold to Credit Suisse, their team moved to ABN-AMRO where he was Managing Director and Co-Head of Hedge Fund sales and research. Subsequently, he was COO of Sigma Capital, a division of SAC Capital Advisors, and later a Portfolio Manager at the firm responsible for investing in syndicate deals globally. He has also served as COO of Convector Capital and was the co-founder of two hedge funds. Since 2017, Mr. Lester has been providing consulting services, including due diligence of prospective investments, for Andrew Lester Consulting LLC. From 2019-2020 Mr. Lester served as Co-Head of Origination & Investments at ShareNett, a multi-family office investment platform. Mr. Lester also serves as a sales broker for Ceros Financial, a role he began in 2020. Mr. Lester will serve as a director until the companys second annual meeting of shareholders. Mr. Lester is not a party to any arrangement or understanding with any person pursuant to which he was appointed as director nor is he a party to any transactions required to be disclosed under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K involving the company. On July 29, 2021, Mark Mykityshyn was appointed as a member of the Audit Committee of the Board. The Board has determined that Mr. Kykityshyn meets the independence requirements of the listing standards of the Nasdaq Stock Exchange and is financially literate. On July 29, 2021, the Board appointed Chris Perry as an advisor to the Board.