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BlackRock Inc (BLK.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Laurence Fink

64 1998 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Robert Kapito

59 2014 President, Vice Chairman of the Board

Robert Goldstein

43 2014 Chief Operating Officer, Senior Managing Director

Christopher Meade

48 2016 General Counsel, Senior Managing Director, Managing Director

Robert Fairbairn

51 2016 Senior Managing Director

J. Richard Kushel

50 2016 Senior Managing Director , Global Head of Multi-Asset Strategies

Mark McCombe

50 2017 Senior Managing Director, Head of the Americas region, and Global Head - Alternative Investors

Jeffrey Smith

46 2010 Senior Managing Director, Head - Global Human Resources

Ryan Stork

45 2014 Senior Managing Director, Chairman, Asia Pacific

David Blumerw

49 2013 Senior Managing Director, Head - Europe, Middle East and Africa (“EMEA”) region

William Demchak

54 2003 Director

Abdlatif Al-Hamad

79 2009 Independent Director

Mathis Cabiallavetta

72 2007 Independent Director

Pamela Daley

64 2014 Independent Director

Jessica Einhorn

69 2012 Independent Director

Fabrizio Freda

60 2012 Independent Director

Murry Gerber

64 2000 Independent Director

James Grosfeld

79 1999 Independent Director

David Komansky

76 2003 Independent Director

Deryck Maughan

69 2006 Independent Director

Cheryl Mills

52 2013 Independent Director

Gordon Nixon

60 2015 Independent Director

Charles Robbins

51 2015 Independent Director

Ivan Seidenberg

70 2011 Independent Director

Marco Slim Domit

49 2011 Independent Director

Susan Wagner

55 2012 Independent Director

Gary Shedlin

53 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Managing Director

Biographies

Name Description

Laurence Fink

Mr. Laurence D. Fink is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of BlackRock Inc. Mr. Fink has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BlackRock since 1988. Mr. Fink also leads BlackRock’s Global Executive Committee and is a trustee of one of BlackRock’s open-end fund complexes.

Robert Kapito

Mr. Robert S. Kapito is the President, Vice Chairman of the Board of BlackRock, Inc. Mr. Kapito has been President of BlackRock since 2007. Mr. Kapito is also a member of the Global Executive Committee of BlackRock. Prior to 2007, Mr. Kapito served as Vice Chairman of BlackRock and Head of its Portfolio Management Group since 1988.

Robert Goldstein

Mr. Robert L. Goldstein is Chief Operating Officer, Senior Managing Director of BlackRock Inc. He has been Chief Operating Officer of BlackRock since 2014 and has led BlackRock Solutions® since 2009. Mr. Goldstein was the Head of BlackRock’s Institutional Client Business from 2012 to 2014. Mr. Goldstein has spent his entire career at BlackRock, beginning in 1994 as an analyst in the Company’s Portfolio Analytics Group.

Christopher Meade

Mr. Christopher J. Meade is General Counsel, Senior Managing Director, Managing Director of the Company. Mr. Meade was the General Counsel of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Previously, Mr. Meade was a partner with the law firm of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr. Earlier in his career, Mr. Meade served as a law clerk to Justice John Paul Stevens on the U.S. Supreme Court and Judge Harry T. Edwards of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

Robert Fairbairn

Mr. Robert W. Fairbairn is Senior Managing Director of the Company. He was Senior Managing Director, Head - Global Client Group of Blackrock Inc. He has been Head of the Global Client Group of BlackRock since 2009. Mr. Fairbairn is also a member of the Global Executive Committee of BlackRock. Mr. Fairbairn was Vice Chairman and Chairman of EMEA and Australia of BlackRock from 2006 to 2009. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2006, Mr. Fairbairn was Senior Vice President of Merrill Lynch from January 2006 to October 2006 and Head of MLIM’s EMEA Pacific region from May 2005 to October 2006. Mr. Fairbairn was appointed Head of MLIM’s EMEA Sales Division in 1999 and appointed Chief Operating Officer of MLIM’s EMEA Pacific region in 2001. Prior to joining MLIM, Mr. Fairbairn worked for the Asset Management Divisions of Lazard and GT Management.

J. Richard Kushel

Mr. J. Richard Kushel is Senior Managing Director, Global Head of Multi-Asset Strategies of BlackRock, Inc. Mr. Kushel was Chief Product Officer and Head of Strategic Product Management of BlackRock, from 2012 to 2014, he was Deputy Chief Operating Officer of BlackRock, from 2010 to 2012, he was the Head of the Portfolio Management Group of BlackRock, and from 2009 to 2010, he was the Chairman of BlackRock’s International platform. Prior to that, Mr. Kushel headed BlackRock’s International Institutional platform and BlackRock’s Alternatives and Wealth Management Groups. Mr. Kushel has been with BlackRock since 1991.

Mark McCombe

Mr. Mark Seumas McCombe, OBE, is Senior Managing Director, Head of the Americas region, Global Head Alternative Investors of the Company. He is no longer Senior Managing Director, Chairman, Asia Pacific of BlackRock Inc., effective December 2014. Mr. McCombe is also a member of the Global Executive Committee of BlackRock. Before joining BlackRock, Mr. McCombe served as Chief Executive Officer in Hong Kong for The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited from 2010 to 2011. He was also a Group General Manager of HSBC plc, Non-Executive Director of Hang Seng Bank Ltd., and a Chairman of HSBC Global Asset Management (HK) Ltd. Prior to 2010, Mr. McCombe was based in London where he was Chief Executive of HSBC Global Asset Management from 2007 to 2010, responsible for all of HSBC’s fund management businesses, including the real estate and private equity businesses. Before that, Mr. McCombe was Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Private Bank (UK) Ltd. from 2005 to 2007. Between 1990 and 2005, Mr. McCombe lived and worked in France, Turkey, the United States, Japan and the Middle East, in a variety of roles in financial services.

Jeffrey Smith

Dr. Jeffrey A. Smith, Ph.D., is Senior Managing Director, Head - Global Human Resources of Blackrock Inc. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2009, Dr. Smith was the Global Head of Human Resources of Barclays Global Investors since 2007.

Ryan Stork

Mr. Ryan D. Stork is Senior Managing Director, Chairman, Asia Pacific of BlackRock, Inc. Mr. Stork was Global Head of the Aladdin® business within BlackRock Solutions and from 2005 to 2008 he was based out of BlackRock’s London office and responsible for business development and client service across the region. Between 1999 and 2005, Mr. Stork worked within BlackRock’s institutional business. Prior to joining BlackRock, Mr. Stork worked at PennCorp Financial Group and Conning Asset Management.

David Blumerw

Mr. David J. Blumerw is Senior Managing Director, Head - Europe, Middle East and Africa (“EMEA”) region of BlackRock Inc. Prior to joining BlackRock, Prior to joining BlackRock, Mr. Blumer worked at Swiss Re Ltd., where he most recently served as the Chief Investment Officer (“CIO”). In addition to his CIO role, Mr. Blumer also held other senior positions at Swiss Re Ltd. after joining in 2008, including Head of Asset Management, Chairman of Admin Re and a member of the Executive Committee.

William Demchak

Mr. William S. Demchak is Director of BlackRock Inc. Mr. Demchak has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of PNC since April 2014, as Chief Executive Officer since April 2013 and as President since April 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Demchak held a number of supervisory positions at PNC, including Senior Vice Chairman, Head of Corporate and Institutional Banking and Chief Financial Officer. Before joining PNC in 2002, Mr. Demchak served as the Global Head of Structured Finance and Credit Portfolio for J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and additionally held key leadership roles at J.P. Morgan prior to its merger with Chase Manhattan Corporation in 2000.

Abdlatif Al-Hamad

Mr. Abdlatif Yousef Al-Hamad is Independent Director of BlackRock Inc. Mr. Al-Hamad has served as Director General and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development since 1985. He was the Minister of Finance and Planning of Kuwait from 1981 to 1983 and prior to that served for 18 years as the Director General of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development. He is also a member of the Board of the Kuwait Investment Authority. Mr. Al-Hamad chaired the Development Committee Task Force on Multilateral Development Banks and has served on the International Advisory Boards of Morgan Stanley, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., American International Group, Inc. and the National Bank of Kuwait.

Mathis Cabiallavetta

Mr. Mathis Cabiallavetta is Independent Director of BlackRock Inc. Mr. Cabiallavetta has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Swiss Re Ltd. since 2008 and as the Vice Chairman of its Board between 2009 and 2015. Mr. Cabiallavetta retired as Vice Chairman, Office of the Chief Executive Officer of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. and as Chairman of Marsh & McLennan Companies International in 2008. Prior to joining Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. in 1999, Mr. Cabiallavetta was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS A.G.).

Pamela Daley

Ms. Pamela Daley is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Daley retired from General Electric Company (“GE”) in January 2014 and served as a Senior Advisor to its Chairman from April 2013 to January 2014. Prior to this role, Ms. Daley served as Senior Vice President of GE’s Corporate Business Development from 2004 to 2013 and as Vice President and Senior Counsel for Transactions from 1991 to 2004. As Senior Vice President, Ms. Daley was responsible for GE’s mergers, acquisitions and divestiture activities worldwide. Ms. Daley joined GE in 1989 as Tax Counsel. Previously, Ms. Daley was a Partner of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, where she specialized in domestic and cross-border tax-oriented financings and commercial transactions. Ms. Daley served on the board of BG Group, an international gas and oil company traded on the London Stock Exchange until February 15, 2016, when BG Group was acquired by Royal Dutch Shell.

Jessica Einhorn

Dr. Jessica P. Einhorn Ph.D. is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Einhorn served as Dean of the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at The Johns Hopkins University from 2002 until June 2012. Prior to becoming Dean, she was a consultant at Clark & Weinstock, a strategic consulting firm. She spent nearly 20 years at the World Bank, concluding as Managing Director in 1998. Between 1998 and 1999, Dr. Einhorn was a Visiting Fellow at the International Monetary Fund. Prior to joining the World Bank in 1978, she held positions at the U.S. Treasury, the U.S. State Department and the International Development Cooperation Agency of the United States. Dr. Einhorn currently serves as a Director of both the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the National Bureau of Economic Research. As of July 2012, Dr. Einhorn is resident at The Rock Creek Group in Washington, D.C., where she is a longstanding member of The Rock Creek Group Advisory Board.

Fabrizio Freda

Mr. Fabrizio Freda is Independent Director of BlackRock, Inc. Mr. Freda has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (“Estée Lauder”) since July 2009, and is also a member of its Board of Directors. Mr. Freda previously served as Estée Lauder’s President and Chief Operating Officer from 2008 to July 2009. Estée Lauder is a global leader in beauty with more than 25 brands and over 40,000 employees worldwide. Prior to joining Estée Lauder, Mr. Freda held various senior positions at Procter & Gamble Company over the span of 20 years. From 1986 to 1988, Mr. Freda directed marketing and strategic planning for Gucci SpA.

Murry Gerber

Mr. Murry S. Gerber is Independent Director of BlackRock Inc. Mr. Gerber has served as a member of the Boards of Directors of U.S. Steel Corporation since July 2012 and Halliburton Company since January 2012. Previously, Mr. Gerber served as Executive Chairman of EQT Corporation, an integrated energy production company, from 2010 until May 2011, as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EQT Corporation from 2007 to 2010, as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of EQT Corporation from 2000 to 2007 and as Chief Executive Officer and President of EQT Corporation from 1998 to 2000.

James Grosfeld

Mr. James J. Grosfeld is Independent Director of BlackRock Inc. Mr. Grosfeld was formerly Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Pulte Homes, Inc. (renamed PulteGroup, Inc. in 2010), a home builder and mortgage banking and financing company, from 1974 to 1990 and rejoined the Board of the company in 2015 as an independent director. Mr. Grosfeld served as a trustee of Lexington Realty Trust from 2003 to 2015.

David Komansky

Mr. David H. Komansky is Independent Director of BlackRock Inc. Mr. Komansky retired as Chairman of the Board of Merrill Lynch in 2003. Mr. Komansky became Chairman of the Board of Merrill Lynch in 1997, served as a director and Chief Executive Officer of Merrill Lynch from 1996 to 2002 and as a director, President and Chief Operating Officer of Merrill Lynch from 1995 to 1996. Previously, Mr. Komansky served as a director of WPP Group plc from 2003 to 2009.

Deryck Maughan

Sir Deryck Charles Maughan is Independent Director of BlackRock Inc. Sir Deryck served as a Senior Advisor of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (“KKR”) from January 2013 until December 2014. Previously, he was a Partner and Head of the Financial Institutions Group of KKR since 2009 and Managing Director since 2005. He was Chairman of KKR Asia from 2005 to 2009. Prior to joining KKR, Sir Deryck served as Vice Chairman of Citigroup from 1998 to 2004, as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Salomon Brothers from 1992 to 1997 and as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Salomon Brothers Asia from 1986 to 1991. He also was Vice Chairman of the U.S.-Japan Business Council from 2002 to 2004. Prior to joining Salomon Brothers in 1983, Sir Deryck worked at Goldman Sachs. He served in H.M. Treasury (UK Economics and Finance Ministry) from 1969 to 1979. He has also served as a Director of GlaxoSmithKline plc since 2004 and Thomson Reuters from 2008 to 2014.

Cheryl Mills

Ms. Cheryl D. Mills is Independent Director of BlackRock, Inc., effective November 20th, 2013. Ms. Mills is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the BlackIvy Group, an investment company that grows and builds businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa. Formerly, she served as Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Counselor to the U.S. Department of State from 2009 to 2013. Ms. Mills was with New York University from 2002 to 2009, where she served as Senior Vice President for Administration and Operations and as General Counsel. She also served as Secretary of the University’s Board of Trustees. From 1999 to 2001, Ms. Mills was Senior Vice President for Corporate Policy and Public Programming at Oxygen Media. Prior to joining Oxygen Media, Ms. Mills served as Deputy Counsel to President Clinton and as the White House Associate Counsel. She began her career as an Associate at the Washington, D.C. law firm of Hogan & Hartson. Ms. Mills previously served on the boards of Cendant Corporation (now Avis Budget Group, Inc.), a consumer real estate and travel conglomerate, and Orion Power, an independent electric power generating company.

Gordon Nixon

Mr. Gordon Melbourne Nixon is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Nixon’s leadership has been widely recognized as the driving force behind RBC’s performance during his tenure. As President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Nixon transformed the organization by fostering a client-centric culture and drove greater collaboration across functional areas. As a result of these and other initiatives, RBC saw significant earnings and global market share growth under his leadership. In 2010, he was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada, one of Canada’s highest acknowledgements of outstanding merit or distinguished service by a private citizen. He was also twice named to Barron’s list of World’s Best CEOs. Mr. Nixon began his career in 1979 when he joined Toronto-based Dominion Securities, and by 1986, he had been promoted to run Dominion’s Japanese operations. When Dominion was acquired by RBC, he returned to headquarters operations in Toronto. By 1999 he was promoted to Chief Executive of RBC Capital Markets, a position which he held until his 2001 appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer of RBC. During his professional career, Mr. Nixon has served on a variety of boards. He currently serves as a Director of BCE, Inc., George Weston Limited and Art Gallery of Ontario, as well as on the advisory board of Kingsett Capital. Mr. Nixon has also served on the boards of nonprofits, including MaRS, an organization that connects science, business, and capital, as chair, as well as the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council as co-chair. Mr. Nixon is a past chairman of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives, and he currently chairs the Ontario Premier's Jobs and Prosperity Council and the Queen's University Capital Campaign. Mr. Nixon has also served on the boards of organizations in the arts, health care, and education.

Charles Robbins

Mr. Charles H. Robbins is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Robbins serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Cisco Systems, Inc. (“Cisco”) and a member of its board of directors. Prior to assuming this role in July 2015, he was Senior Vice President of Cisco’s Worldwide Field Operations and led its Worldwide Sales and Partner Organization where he helped drive and execute many of Cisco’s investment areas and strategy shifts. He serves as Chairman of the U.S.-Japan Business Council, Chair of the IT Governors Steering Committee for the World Economic Forum and is a Member of the International Business Council for the World Economic Forum and The Business Roundtable.

Ivan Seidenberg

Mr. Ivan G. Seidenberg is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Seidenberg retired as the Chairman of the Board of Verizon Communications, Inc. in December 2011 and previously served as its Chief Executive Officer from 2002 to 2011. Prior to the creation of Verizon Communications, Inc., Mr. Seidenberg was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bell Atlantic and NYNEX Corp. Mr. Seidenberg has been an Advisory Partner of Perella Weinberg Partners, a global independent advisory and asset management firm, since June 2012 and a member of the Board of Directors of Boston Properties, Inc. since May 2014. Mr. Seidenberg also previously served on the boards of Honeywell International Inc. and Wyeth, LLC.

Marco Slim Domit

Mr. Marco Antonio Slim Domit is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Slim has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Grupo Financiero Inbursa since 1997 and previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Grupo Financiero Inbursa from 1997 until April 2012. Mr. Slim is also Chairman of The Carlos Slim Health Institute and of Impulsora del Desarrollo y el Empleo en América Latina (IDEAL), an infrastructure company. Mr. Slim was a member of the Board of Directors of Teléfonos de México, S.A.B. de C.V. from 1995 until April 2014.

Susan Wagner

Ms. Susan L. Wagner is Independent Director of Blackrock Inc. Ms. Wagner retired as a Vice Chairman of BlackRock in July 2012. In addition to serving as Vice Chairman from 2006 to 2012, Ms. Wagner also served as a member of BlackRock’s Global Executive Committee and Global Operating Committee. Ms. Wagner previously served as BlackRock’s Chief Operating Officer and as Head of Corporate Strategy.

Gary Shedlin

Mr. Gary S. Shedlin is the Chief Financial Officer, Senior Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc. Prior to joining BlackRock, Mr. Shedlin was Vice Chairman, Investment Banking and a Managing Director in the Financial Institutions Group at Morgan Stanley from 2010 to 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Shedlin worked at Citigroup from 2004 to 2010, where he most recently served as Chairman of the Financial Institutions Group. Previously, Mr. Shedlin worked at Lazard Ltd. from 1990 to 2004, where he served as Managing Director and the Co-Head of the Financial Institutions Group.