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M&T Bank Corp (MTB.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Rene Jones

54 2017 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Richard Gold

58 2017 President, Chief Operating Officer, Director

Robert Brady

78 2015 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board, Lead Independent Director

Darren King

49 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Michele Trolli

57 2018 Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, and operations officer

John Angelo

56 2017 Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer

D. Scott Warman

53 2009 Executive Vice President, Treasurer

Kevin Pearson

57 2018 Executive Vice President, Director

Robert Bojdak

63 2004 Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer

Janet Coletti

55 2015 Executive Vice President

William Farrell

61 2011 Executive Vice President

Brian Hickey

66 1997 Executive Vice President

Christopher Kay

53 2018 Executive Vice President of M&T and M&T Bank

Gino Martocci

53 2014 Executive Vice President

Doris Meister

63 2016 Executive Vice President

Michael Todaro

57 2015 Executive Vice President

Robert Sadler

73 2010 Director

Brent Baird

80 1983 Independent Director

C. Angela Bontempo

78 1991 Independent Director

T. Jefferson Cunningham

76 2001 Independent Director

Gary Geisel

70 2009 Independent Director

Richard Grossi

71 2015 Independent Director

John Hawke

85 2012 Independent Director

Richard Ledgett

61 2017 Independent Director

Newton Merrill

79 2015 Independent Director

Melinda Rich

61 2009 Independent Director

Denis Salamone

65 2015 Independent Director

John Scannell

55 2017 Independent Director

David Scharfstein

58 2017 Independent Director

Herbert Washington

68 1996 Independent Director

Donald MacLeod

Administrative Vice President, Assistant Secretary and Director of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Rene Jones

Mr. Rene F. Jones is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He is a director and member of the Executive Committee and of the Trust and Investment Committee of M&T Bank. Mr. Jones served as an Executive Vice President of M&T from 2006 to 2017. He served as Chief Financial Officer of M&T and M&T Bank from 2005 to 2016 and as a Vice Chairman of M&T Bank from 2014 to 2017. Mr. Jones serves on the Board of Directors of the Westminster Foundation in Buffalo, New York and the Jacobs Institute, a non-profit medical device innovation center in Buffalo, New York. He is on the Board of Overseers of the Massachusetts Historical Society and is a trustee of the Burchfield Penney Art Center in Buffalo, New York. Mr. Jones joined M&T Bank in 1992 as an Executive Associate and has over 25 years of experience in banking. He has served M&T Bank in numerous executive and managerial positions in the Finance, Wealth and Institutional Services, Human Resources, Consumer Lending, Mortgage, and Treasury Divisions which have provided him with valuable institutional knowledge. Mr. Jones holds a Bachelor of Science in Management Science from Boston College and a Master of Business Administration with concentrations in Finance, Organization and Markets from the University of Rochester Simon School of Business.

Richard Gold

Mr. Richard S. Gold is President, Chief Operating Officer, Director of the Company. He served as an Executive Vice President of M&T from 2007 to 2017 and as Chief Risk Officer of M&T and M&T Bank from 2014 to 2017. Mr. Gold served as a Vice Chairman of M&T Bank from 2014 to 2017. He was an Executive Vice President of M&T Bank from 2006 to 2014. Mr. Gold is Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of Wilmington Trust, N.A. Mr. Gold serves on the Buffalo Seminary Board of Trustees in Buffalo, New York and on the Board of Directors of the Westminster Foundation in Buffalo, New York. He is also a director of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, a member of the Consumer Bankers Association Board of Directors and has been an adjunct professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo's School of Management since 2012. Mr. Gold is a director of M&T Bank. Mr. Gold joined M&T Bank in 1989 as an Executive Associate and has over 34 years of experience in banking. He has served M&T Bank in numerous executive and managerial positions in the Retail Banking, Consumer Lending, Mortgage, Business Banking, Risk, Marketing and Legal Divisions, which has provided him with valuable institutional knowledge. Mr. Gold holds a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations and a Master of Business Administration from New York University Stern School of Business.

Robert Brady

Mr. Robert T. Brady is an Independent Vice Chairman of the Board, Lead Independent Director of the Company. He is the former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A), a worldwide manufacturer of control systems and components for aircraft, spacecraft, automated machinery and medical equipment. He served as Moog’s Executive Chairman from 2011 until his retirement on January 31, 2014. Mr. Brady is a director of Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ: ATRO) where he serves as a member of the Audit and the Compensation and Nominating/Governance Committees. Mr. Brady is also a director of ENrG, Inc., a privately held manufacturing company located in Buffalo, New York and serves on its Audit and Compensation Committees. Mr. Brady is a director of CUBRC, Inc., a research, development, testing and systems integration company located in Buffalo, New York. He previously served as a director of Seneca Foods Corporation (NASDAQGS: SENEA) and of National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE: NFG). Mr. Brady is a director of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, New York and serves on the University at Buffalo Council. Mr. Brady is a director of M&T Bank and a member of its Executive Committee. Mr. Brady is an experienced and successful business leader with a track record of helping companies innovate, grow and create jobs. He brings insight into risk management, operational risk and strategic planning. In addition to his significant leadership experience with several public companies, Mr. Brady has considerable corporate governance experience. Mr. Brady holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

Darren King

Mr. Darren J. King Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. King is executive vice president (2009) and chief financial officer (2016) of M&T Bank. Mr. King has responsibility for the overall financial management of the Company and oversees the Finance and Treasury Divisions. Prior to his current role, Mr. King was the Retail Banking executive with responsibility for overseeing Business Banking, Consumer Deposits, Consumer Lending and M&T Bank’s Marketing and Communications team. Mr. King previously served as senior vice president of M&T Bank and has held a number of management positions within M&T Bank since 2000. Mr. King is an executive vice president (2009) and chief financial officer (2016) of Wilmington Trust, N.A. and is chairman of the board, president and a director (2018) of M&T Real Estate.

Michele Trolli

Ms. Michele D. Trolli is Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, and operations officer of the Company. Ms. Trolli Previously, she was chief information officer (2005) of M&T and M&T Bank. Ms. Trolli leads a wide range of the Company’s Technology and Banking Operations, which includes banking services, corporate services, digital and telephone banking, the enterprise data office, enterprise and cyber security, and enterprise technology.

John Angelo

Mr. John L. D, Angelo is Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer of Company. Mr. D’Angelo is responsible for overseeing the Company’s governance and strategy for risk management, as well as relationships with key regulators and supervisory agencies. Mr. D’Angelo is an executive vice president and chief risk officer (2018) of Wilmington Trust, N.A. and an executive vice president and a director (2017) of Wilmington Trust Company. He served as a senior vice president and general auditor of M&T Bank from 2005 to 2017 and has held a number of positions since he began his career with M&T Bank in 1987.

D. Scott Warman

Mr. D. Scott N. Warman is Executive Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. He is responsible for managing the Company’s Treasury Division. Mr. Warman previously served as senior vice president of M&T Bank and has held a number of management positions within M&T Bank since 1995. He is an executive vice president and treasurer of Wilmington Trust, N.A. (2008), a trustee of M&T Real Estate (2009), and is an executive vice president and treasurer of Wilmington Trust Company (2012).

Kevin Pearson

Mr. Kevin J. Pearson is Executive Vice President, Director of the Company. He is and has been since 2002 an Executive Vice President of M&T and is Vice Chairman and a director of M&T Bank and is a member of its Trust and Investment Committee. He has overall responsibility for M&T Bank’s Commercial Banking, Credit, Technology and Banking Operations, and Wealth and Institutional Services Divisions. Mr. Pearson is a member of the Directors Advisory Council of the New York City/Long Island Division of M&T Bank. He is an Executive Vice President and a Director of Wilmington Trust, N.A. and is the Chairman of its Trust and Investment Committee. He serves on the Board of Trustees of The Park School of Baltimore and Mercy Hospital Services in Baltimore, Maryland and on the Board of Directors of the Boy Scouts of America, Greater New York Councils. Mr. Pearson joined M&T in 1989 as part of the Private Banking Division in New York City and has held a number of management positions in the Commercial Banking, Commercial Lending, Mortgage and Wealth and Institutional Services Divisions, including head of Commercial Lending in M&T Bank’s Tarrytown region, Philadelphia Regional President and New York City Metro-Area Executive, which has provided him with valuable institutional knowledge. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Commerce and a Master of Business Administration from Santa Clara University.

Robert Bojdak

Mr. Robert J. Bojdak is Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of the Company. He is responsible for the Company’s Credit Division. From April 2002 to April 2004, Mr. Bojdak served as senior vice president and credit deputy for M&T Bank. He is an executive vice president and a director (2004) of Wilmington Trust, N.A.

Janet Coletti

Ms. Janet M. Coletti is an executive vice president of M&T and M&T Bank Corporation. Ms. Coletti overseeing the Company’s Human Resources Division. Ms. Coletti previously served as senior vice president of M&T Bank, most recently responsible for the Business Banking Division, and has held a number of management positions within M&T Bank since 1985.

William Farrell

Mr. William J. Farrell II, Executive Vice President of the Company. He is responsible for managing administrative and business development functions of the Company’s Wealth and Institutional Services Division, which includes Institutional Client Services and M&T Insurance Agency. Mr. Farrell joined M&T through the Wilmington Trust Corporation acquisition. He joined Wilmington Trust Corporation in 1976, and held a number of senior management positions, most recently as executive vice president and head of the Corporate Client Services business. Mr. Farrell is president, chief executive officer and a director (2012) of Wilmington Trust Company, an executive vice president and a director (2013) of Wilmington Trust, N.A. and a director (2016) of Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors.

Brian Hickey

Mr. Brian E. Hickey is Executive Vice President of the Company. He is a member of the Directors Advisory Council (1994) of the Rochester Division of M&T Bank. Mr. Hickey is responsible for co-managing with Mr. Martocci M&T Bank’s commercial banking lines of business and all of the non-retail banking segments in Upstate New York, Western New York and in the Northern, Central and Western Pennsylvania and Connecticut regions. Mr. Hickey is also responsible for the Dealer Commercial Services line of business.

Christopher Kay

Mr. Christopher E. Kay is Executive Vice President of M&T and M&T Bank of the Company. He is responsible for all aspects of Consumer Banking, including the Mortgage, Consumer Lending and Retail businesses, and Business Banking and Marketing. Prior to joining M&T in 2018, Mr. Kay served as chief innovation officer at Humana from 2014 to 2018 and as managing director of Citi Ventures from 2007 to 2013.

Gino Martocci

Mr. Gino A. Martocci is Executive Vice President of the Company. He is responsible for co-managing with Mr. Hickey M&T Bank’s commercial banking lines of business and all non-retail banking segments in the metropolitan New York City, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Delaware, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. markets. He is also responsible for M&T Realty Capital. Mr. Martocci was a senior vice president of M&T Bank from 2002 to 2013, serving in a number of management positions. He is chairman of the board (2018) and a director (2009) of M&T Realty Capital, an executive vice president of M&T Real Estate, co-chairman of the Senior Loan Committee and a member of the New York City Mortgage Investment Committee. Mr. Martocci is also a member of the Directors Advisory Council of the New York City/Long Island (2013) and the New Jersey (2015) Divisions of M&T Bank.

Doris Meister

Ms. Doris P. Meister is an Executive Vice President of the Company. She is responsible for overseeing the Company’s wealth management business, including Wilmington Trust Wealth Management, M&T Securities and Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors. Ms. Meister is an executive vice president and a director (2016) of Wilmington Trust, N.A., an executive vice president and director of Wilmington Trust Company (2016) and chairman of the board, chief executive officer and a director (2017) of Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors. Prior to joining M&T in 2016, Ms. Meister served as President of U.S. Markets for BNY Mellon Wealth Management from 2009 to 2016 and prior to that was a Managing Director of the New York office of Bernstein Global Wealth Management.

Michael Todaro

Mr. Michael J. Todaro is an Executive Vice President of the Company. He is responsible for Enterprise Transformation, a Division of the Company dedicated to improving business processes, removing impediments to progress and evaluating/integrating external opportunities. Previously, Mr. Todaro was responsible for the Mortgage, Consumer Lending and Customer Asset Management Divisions. Mr. Todaro previously served as senior vice president of M&T Bank and has held a number of management positions within M&T Bank’s Mortgage Division since 1995. He is an executive vice president (2015) of Wilmington Trust, N.A.

Robert Sadler

Mr. Robert E. Sadler Jr, is Director of the Company. Mr. Sadler was a consultant to M&T from 2010 to April 1, 2017. He joined M&T Bank in 1983 and held a number of executive positions, including Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors from 2007 until his retirement in June 2010. From June 2005 to January 2007, Mr. Sadler served as President and Chief Executive Officer of M&T and M&T Bank. He serves as a director of Delaware North Companies, Inc., a privately held global hospitality and food service company headquartered in Buffalo, New York. Mr. Sadler served as a director of Gibraltar Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROCK) from 2004 to 2015 and as a director of Security Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York until 2015. He is a director of M&T Bank, Chairman of its Executive Committee and Chairman of its Trust and Investment Committee. Mr. Sadler is a member of the Trust and Investment Committee of Wilmington Trust, N.A. and serves as the Chairman of the Florida Advisory Council of Wilmington Trust, N.A. Mr. Sadler brings in-depth knowledge of the financial services industry including significant financial experience and valuable institutional knowledge through his executive roles with M&T. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Washington and Lee University and a Master of Business Administration from Emory University.

Brent Baird

Mr. Brent D. Baird is an Independent Director of the Company. is a private investor. He is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Merchants Group Inc. and a former general partner of Trubee, Collins & Co., Inc. Mr. Baird served as a director of Todd Shipyards Corporation (NYSE: TOD) from 1992 to 2011. He is a director of M&T Bank and a member of its Executive Committee and its Trust and Investment Committee. Mr. Baird is also a member of M&T Bank’s Directors Advisory Council of the New York City/Long Island Division. Mr. Baird has significant investment management and corporate governance expertise having served in numerous executive positions in public and private companies. Mr. Baird holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honors from Williams College.

C. Angela Bontempo

Ms. C. Angela Bontempo is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Bontempo, is a self-employed health care consultant. Ms. Bontempo also serves as a member of the Niagara University’s Business School Council. She formerly served as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a director of Saint Vincent Health System in Erie, Pennsylvania, as President and Chief Executive Officer of Bryant & Stratton College, a system of proprietary colleges headquartered in Buffalo, New York, as Senior Vice President and Executive Director of the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York and as a director of iPorta Corporation in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Ms. Bontempo is a director of M&T Bank and the Chair of its Examining Committee. Ms. Bontempo has extensive experience overseeing financial personnel and auditing and financial reporting. She has considerable executive leadership and decision-making skills gained through her positions at not-for-profit organizations, privately held companies and professional associations. Ms. Bontempo holds a Bachelor of Arts in Education and a Bachelor of Arts in Theology from St. Joseph’s College, an Associate in Applied Science in Nursing from Maria College, a Master of Science in Microbiology from Howard University and a Master of Health Administration from St. Louis University. She further holds an Advanced Certification in Finance from Yale University.

T. Jefferson Cunningham

Mr. T. Jefferson Cunningham III, is an Independent Director of M&T Bank Corporation. Mr. Cunningham is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Magnolia Capital Management, Ltd, a registered investment adviser in Cold Spring, New York. He is the former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Premier National Bancorp, Inc. and Premier National Bank, and of Premier’s predecessors. Mr. Cunningham had a distinguished career in various executive-level positions with several U.S. and European financial institutions. He is a trustee of Open Space Institute, an environmental conservation organization dedicated to protecting significant landscapes in New York State, where he serves on several committees and as Chairman of its Finance Committee. He is an advisory board member of the Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley in Poughkeepsie, New York. Mr. Cunningham is a director of M&T Bank, a member of its Risk Committee, and the Chairman of M&T Bank’s Directors Advisory Council of the Hudson Valley Division. Mr. Cunningham has extensive experience with commercial and investment banking strategy, both domestically and internationally. He brings in-depth knowledge of risk management, fiduciary oversight responsibility and a valuable international perspective to M&T’s business activities. Mr. Cunningham holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Cornell University and a Master of Business Administration from Stanford University.

Gary Geisel

Mr. Gary N. Geisel is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Geisel is former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Provident Bankshares Corporation and Provident Bank. He previously served as Chairman of the Board of Saint Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland having served on its Finance, Governance, Compensation and Executive Committees. Mr. Geisel is a former director of Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake and served as its Chairman and on the Executive Committee. He is a former director of Annapolis Life Care, Inc., a continuing-care retirement community operator in Annapolis, Maryland, where he served as a member of its Finance and Audit Committee. Mr. Geisel is also a member of the Finance Committee of the Baltimore Community Foundation. He is a director of Urban Teachers, a non-profit teacher preparation program in Baltimore, Maryland and serves as the Chairman of its Compensation Committee. Mr. Geisel is a director of M&T Bank and a member of its Risk Committee and serves as Chairman of M&T Bank’s Directors Advisory Council of the Baltimore-Washington Division. Mr. Geisel brings financial acumen with over 30 years of experience in the banking industry as well as exceptional executive leadership. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Business Administration from Duquesne University and completed banking programs at the Stonier Graduate School of Banking.

Richard Grossi

Mr. Richard A. Grossi is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Grossi is the former Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland where he served as such from 1996 to 2015. He currently serves and has served since 2015 as a consultant for Johns Hopkins Medicine and other organizations. Mr. Grossi is a director of Biotechnology Institute of Maryland, a non-profit scientific training program in Baltimore, Maryland. Mr. Grossi has more than 40 years of experience in higher education and the health care industry. He is a director of M&T Bank and a member of its Examining Committee and a member of M&T Bank’s Directors Advisory Council of the Baltimore-Washington Division. Mr. Grossi’s areas of expertise include financial analysis and management, organizational design and development, human resource management, systems selection and implementation, operational and financial responsibility for large functional units, and responsibility for major facility construction and control. He is experienced in strategic planning, cash management and treasury, new business initiatives, trustee interactions in financial decisions, oversight of budgeting and capital planning, general accounting and financial reporting. Mr. Grossi holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration in Financial Management from Pace University.

John Hawke

Mr. John D. Hawke, Jr., is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hawke is Senior Counsel with the Washington, D.C. based international law firm of Arnold & Porter LLP, where he previously served as a partner and as Chairman of the firm, having established one of the nation’s premier financial services practices. He has extensive experience with financial regulation and bank supervision, having served as the Comptroller of the Currency from 1998 to 2004, Under-Secretary of the Treasury for Domestic Finance from 1995 to 1998 and as General Counsel to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from 1975 to 1978. Mr. Hawke is a director of M&T Bank and serves as Chairman of its Risk Committee. As Comptroller of the Currency, Mr. Hawke was a member of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council. He taught courses on federal regulation of banking and bank acquisitions at the Georgetown University Law Center and at the Morin Center for Banking Law Studies at Boston University School of Law. Mr. Hawke has published extensively on matters relating to the regulation of banking institutions. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Yale University and a Bachelor of Laws from Columbia University Law School.

Richard Ledgett

Mr. Richard H. Ledgett, Jr. is Independent Director of the company. He is a private consultant since 2017. He served as Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer of the National Security Agency (“NSA”), the largest intelligence organization in the U.S., from January 2014 until his retirement in April 2017, and worked for the NSA for 29 years. Mr. Ledgett is a member of the U.S. Naval Academy’s Cyber Board of Advisors and has served as an instructor and course developer at the National Cryptologic School within the NSA in Washington, D.C. and as an adjunct faculty member at the National Intelligence University in Washington, D.C. He is a director of M&T Bank and a member of its Risk Committee. Mr. Ledgett brings four decades of specialty expertise in the areas of intelligence, cyber security and cyber operations. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of the State of New York in Albany, New York and a Master of Science in Strategic Intelligence from the Defense Intelligence College.

Newton Merrill

Mr. Newton P.S. Merrill is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Merrill is a private investor with a distinguished five-decade financial services career, including in executive positions at the Bank of Boston and The Bank of New York where he was the head of Private Client Services, Personal Trust, Asset Management and Private Banking businesses at his retirement in 2003. He serves as Chairman of Mellon Optima L/S Strategy Fund LLC, as a director of National Integrity Life Insurance Co. in Cincinnati, Ohio, and as an Advisory Board Member and director of York Capital Management and related funds. Mr. Merrill is a director of FT Crosby Education Foundation, Inc., a non-profit educational foundation. He is a trustee and Chairman Emeritus of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and a trustee and Chairman Emeritus of the Museum of the City of New York. Mr. Merrill is a director of M&T Bank and a member of its Trust and Investment Committee and an Advisory Member of the Trust and Investment Committee of Wilmington Trust, N.A. Mr. Merrill has a wide range of banking and managerial experience with financial institutions and has considerable knowledge of investment banking and venture capital as well as private client services, asset management and fiduciary responsibility. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Engineering and Applied Physics from Harvard College.

Melinda Rich

Ms. Melinda R. Rich is an Independent Director of M&T Bank Corporation. Ms. Rich is Vice Chairman of Rich Products Corporation, a privately owned global manufacturer and supplier of frozen foods headquartered in Buffalo, New York. She is Chair of Rich Products Corporation’s Finance and Audit Committee, and Compensation Committee, and a member of its Executive Committee. Ms. Rich is President of Rich Entertainment Group, which consists of various businesses in the sports, entertainment and restaurant industries. She is a director of Rich Holdings, Inc., as well as several other entities within the Rich Products Corporation family of companies. Ms. Rich is a director of Grove Entertainment, a production company in New York City. She serves as a trustee of Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. She also serves on the Fund Advisory Committee of BDT Capital Partners in Chicago, Illinois. Ms. Rich serves as a director of a number of charitable foundations, including Rich Family Foundation, DreamCatcher Foundation, Inc. and Cleveland Rock and Roll, Inc./ Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum. She is a former director of Wm. Wrigley, Jr. Company. She is a director of M&T Bank. Ms. Rich brings considerable knowledge of executive compensation matters, leadership roles and service to civic and community organizations. She provides a valuable international perspective on public policy, societal and economic issues. Ms. Rich holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Colorado. She received an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from the Culinary Institute of America, an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from D’Youville College and an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Canisius College.

Denis Salamone

Mr. Denis J. Salamone is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Salamone joined M&T’s Board of Directors effective with the closing of M&T’s acquisition of Hudson City Bancorp, Inc. and Hudson City Savings Bank (“Hudson City”) in November 2015. He was elevated to serve as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hudson City from September 2014 until November 1, 2015 following the unexpected death of Hudson City’s prior Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and prior to the closing of the acquisition of Hudson City by M&T. Mr. Salamone joined Hudson City in 2001 as Senior Executive Vice President and served on its Board of Directors. Between 2002 and 2014, he held several senior executive positions at Hudson City, including President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Hudson City, Mr. Salamone was an accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP for 26 years until 2001, 16 years as a partner where he served as the Global Financial Services leader for Audit and Business Advisory Services. Mr. Salamone is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and a member of the New York State Society of CPAs. He serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights, New York, as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Ridgewood, New Jersey YMCA, as a trustee of the Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, New Jersey and as a trustee of Table to Table in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. Mr. Salamone is a director of M&T Bank and a member of its Examining Committee. Mr. Salamone has more than 35 years of experience in the financial services industry and brings significant accounting skills and knowledge of financial reporting and risk management. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from St. Francis College.

John Scannell

Mr. John R. Scannell is Independent Director of the company. He is and has been since 2014 the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A), a worldwide manufacturer of control systems and components for aircraft, spacecraft, automated machinery and medical equipment. He was appointed Vice President of Moog in 2005 and Chief Financial Officer in 2007. In 1999, Mr. Scannell became the General Manager of Moog Ireland and joined the Aircraft Group in East Aurora, New York in 2003. He joined Moog in 1990 as an Engineering Manager of Moog Ireland and later become Operations Manager of Moog GmbH in Germany. Mr. Scannell is a director of Albany International Corp. (NYSE: AIN) where he serves as a member of the Compensation Committee. He is a director of M&T Bank. Mr. Scannell brings significant business and management experience and valuable international business expertise. As the Chief Executive Officer of Moog Inc., Mr. Scannell leads one of Western New York’s largest private employers. When combined with his service as a director of Albany International Corp., this gives Mr. Scannell valuable insight into the upstate New York business economy, which is an important market for M&T. We believe that Mr. Scannell’s position as Chairman and CEO of Moog Inc. and service as a director of Albany International Corp. enhances the effectiveness of his service as a director of M&T. He holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University College at Cork, Ireland and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

David Scharfstein

Mr. David S. Scharfstein is Independent Director of the Company. He is the Edmund Cogswell Converse Professor of Finance and Banking at Harvard Business School and Senior Associate Dean, Doctoral Programs at Harvard Business School. He has served on the Harvard Business School faculty since 2003. From 1987 to 2003, he was a finance professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management. Mr. Scharfstein is a director of the American Finance Association, a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a former member of the Financial Advisory Roundtable of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He served as president of the American Finance Association in 2017 and as senior advisor to the U.S. Treasury Secretary from September 2009 to May 2010. Mr. Scharfstein is a director of M&T Bank and a member of its Examining Committee. Mr. Scharfstein has published research on a broad range of topics in corporate finance and banking. He brings valuable perspectives in the areas of finance, risk management and capital management. Mr. Scharfstein holds a Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University and a Doctor of Philosophy in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Herbert Washington

Mr. Herbert L. Washington is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Washington has been President of H.L.W. Fast Track, Inc., a fast food restaurant enterprise located in Youngstown, Ohio, which owns and operates 23 McDonald’s franchises in Ohio and Pennsylvania since 1980. He was appointed as a director to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York for a three-year term in 1993. Mr. Washington served as Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Buffalo Branch Board from 1992 to 1993. He is a director of the Youngstown Ohio Chamber of Commerce and of the Big Ten Athletic Advisory Committee. Mr. Washington is a director of M&T Bank and a member of its Examining Committee. Mr. Washington brings extensive business acumen, valuable entrepreneurial skills and financial regulation experience. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Michigan State University.

Donald MacLeod