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Sagicor Financial Corp (SAFI.PAp)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stephen McNamara

64 2010 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Dodridge Miller

57 2002 Group President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Richard Byles

61 President and Chief Executive Officer of Sagicor Life Jamaica Ltd

Bart Catmull

2013 President, chief Operating Officer, Sagicor USA, Inc

M. Patricia Downes-Grant

2006 President and Chief Executive Officer of Sagicor Life Inc

Ravi Rambarran

President and Chief Executive Officer of Sagicor International

Richard Kellman

63 2009 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director

Althea Hazzard

2014 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Company Secretary

Ronald Blitstein

2013 Chief Information Officer

Anthony Chandler

2013 Group Chief Financial Controller

J. Andrew Gallagher

2007 Chief Risk Officer

Andrew Aleong

54 2005 Non-Executive Independent Director

Hilary Beckles

59 2005 Non-Executive Independent Director

Peter Clarke

60 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Jeannine Comma

64 2007 Non-Executive Independent Director

Monish Dutt

56 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Marjorie Fyffe-Campbell

63 2005 Non-Executive Independent Director

William Lucie-Smith

63 2005 Non-Executive Independent Director

John Shettle

60 2008 Non-Executive Independent Director

Richard Young

64 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Stephen McNamara

Mr. Stephen D. R. McNamara, serves as an Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Sagicor Financial Corporation since January 1, 2010. He was appointed Non- Executive Chairman on January 1, 2010, having formerly served as Vice-Chairman since June 2007. He has been an independent Director since December 2002, and is a citizen of St Lucia and Ireland. He is a Britishtrained Attorney-at-law, and is the Senior Partner of McNamara & Company, Attorneys-at-Law of St Lucia. Mr McNamara was elected to the Board of Sagicor Life Inc in 1997. He is Chairman of the Group’s main operating subsidiary, Sagicor Life Inc, Sagicor USA, and Sagicor Finance Inc. He serves as a Director of Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited and a number of other subsidiaries within the Group.

Dodridge Miller

Dr. Dodridge D. Miller, FCCA, MBA, LLM, LLD (Hons.), serves as Group President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Sagicor Financial Corp. He was appointed Group President and Chief Executive Officer in July 2002, and has been a Director since December 2002. A citizen of Barbados, Mr Miller is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), and obtained his MBA from the University of Wales and Manchester Business School. He holds an LLM in Corporate and Commercial Law from the University of the West Indies and, in October 2008, he was conferred with an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree by the University of the West Indies. He has more than 30 years’ experience in the banking, insurance and financial services industries. Prior to his appointment as Group President and Chief Executive Officer, he held the positions of Treasurer and Vice President – Finance and Investments, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Mr Miller joined the Group in 1989. He is a Director of Sagicor Life Inc, Sagicor USA, Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited, Sagicor Life Jamaica, Sagicor Investments Jamaica Limited (formerly Pan Caribbean Financial Services) and a number of other subsidiaries within the Group.

Richard Byles

Mr. Richard O. Byles serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sagicor Life Jamaica Ltd., subsidiary of Sagicor Financial Corp. Richard Byles was appointed President and CEO of Sagicor Life Jamaica Limited in March 2004. He is Chairman of the Board of Sagicor Bank Jamaica Limited, Sagicor Property Services Limited, Sagicor Reinsurance Limited (Cayman), Sagicor Insurance Managers (Cayman) and Desnoes and Geddes Limited. He also serves on the Boards of several subsidiary and associated companies, and is a Director of Pan-Jamaican Investment Trust Ltd. Mr Byles is the Co-chair of the Economic Programme Oversight Committeee (EPOC), a private/public sector committee established to oversee the Implementation of the IMF Programme in Jamaica. He has earned valuable experience within the financial sector, spanning the areas of Life, Health and General Insurance, Asset and Investment Management, Banking, Pension Administration, Property Development and Reinsurance Management. Mr Byles holds a BSc in Economics from the University of the West Indies and an MSc in National Development from the University of Bradford, England.

Bart Catmull

Mr. Bart F. Catmull serves as President, chief Operating Officer, Sagicor USA, Inc subsidiary of Sagicor Financial Corp. Bart Catmull was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer in April 2013. A citizen of the United States of America, Mr Catmull is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Brigham Young University in 1992. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry. Prior to his appointment as President, he held the positions of Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Chief Accounting Officer. Mr Catmull joined the Group in 2005, when the predecessor of Sagicor Life Insurance Company (the US operating company) was acquired by the Group. He has been with the Company since 1999.

M. Patricia Downes-Grant

Dr. M. Patricia Downes-Grant, BA, MA MBA, DBA, serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sagicor Life Inc., subsidiary of Sagicor Financial Corp since January 1, 2006. Dr Patricia Downes-Grant was appointed Chief Executive Officer and President of Sagicor Life Inc on January 1, 2006, having served as Group Chief Operating Officer since July 1, 2002. She joined Sagicor in 1991, and held several senior positions, including those of Vice President, Investments and Treasury and Executive Vice President (Finance and Investments) before being appointed Chief Executive Officer. She holds an MBA in Finance, an MA in Economics, a Doctorate in Business Administration (Finance) and an Honourary Doctor of Laws from the University of the West Indies. Prior to joining Sagicor, Dr Downes-Grant was a Senior Manager in the Management, Consulting and Insolvency Division of Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers). Dr Downes-Grant has also had significant work experience in development banking. She is a former Chairman of the Barbados Stock Exchange and Barbados Central Securities Depository, and a Director of several companies within the Sagicor Group and within the private sector of Barbados.

Ravi Rambarran

Mr. Ravi Rambarran, BSc, MSc, FIA, serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sagicor International, subsidiary of Sagicor Financial Corp. Ravi Rambarran has 25 years of experience, both regionally and internationally, in the pension, insurance and asset management industries. He was awarded an Open Mathematics Scholarship by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, has a BSc (Hons) in Actuarial Science from City University, London, an MSc in Finance from the University of London, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries. He is a member of the Executive of the Caribbean Actuarial Association and represents the Caribbean on the International Actuarial Association Insurance Committee.

Richard Kellman

Mr. Richard Kellman, BSc, FIA, ASA, serves as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director of Sagicor Financial Corporation. He was elected as a Director in June 2009, and was appointed Group Chief Operating Officer on November 1, 2009. He is a citizen of Guyana and of the United Kingdom. He holds a BSc in Statistics from University College, London University, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and an Associate of the Society of Actuaries. He has also attended training programmes at Harvard Business School and has completed other financial, investment and management training courses. Mr Kellman is a financial services professional with wide knowledge regionally in the areas of finance, pensions, insurance and investments. He has business experience at Board level, and is a former CEO of a quoted diversified Group with interests in insurance, banking and real estate. He has also held senior actuarial positions and served on several boards.

Althea Hazzard

Ms. Althea Hazzard serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Company Secretary of Sagicor Financial Corporation since January 01, 2014. Althea Hazzard was appointed Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Sagicor Financial Corporation on January 1, 2014, having previously served in the positions of Vice President, Legal and Compliance of Sagicor Life Inc and Corporate Secretary of Life of Barbados Limited. An Attorney-at-Law, Chartered Secretary and Compliance Professional, Mrs Hazzard joined the Group in 1997 after an eight-year attachment to a leading corporate law firm in Barbados, specialising in international business. Mrs Hazzard holds a Bachelor of Laws Honors Degree from the University of the West Indies and a Certificate in Legal Education from the Hugh Wooding Law School in Trinidad, and was called to the Bar in Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago in 1989. She obtained her Master of Laws degree from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, and also holds International Diplomas in Compliance and Anti-money Laundering from the International Compliance Association in the United Kingdom and the Executive Diploma in Management from the UWI Centre for Management Development (now the Cave Hill School of Business). Mrs Hazzard is a professional member of the International Compliance Association and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators in Canada.

Ronald Blitstein

Mr. Ronald B. Blitstein serves as Chief Information Officer of Sagicor Financial Corp. Ronald Blitstein joined Sagicor Financial Corporation in September 2013. He holds a BA in Political Science and a MBA in Finance from Syracuse University. He has attended various training programmes at Harvard Business School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr Blitstein is an IT professional, with broad and deep knowledge in all areas of information technology and its application to driving improved business outcomes. He has previously served as Director, Business Technology and Strategies Practice for the global advisory firm, Cutter Consortium, supporting Fortune 500 clients, as well as national governments and various United Nations agencies. Mr Blitstein has also held CIO or other key executive leadership positions at Revlon, Pitney Bowes, BOC Group, and Xerox Corporation. He has served as a Six Sigma Champion for firms pursuing enterprise operational excellence.

Anthony Chandler

Mr. Anthony Chandler serves as Group Chief Financial Controller of Sagicor Financial Corp. Anthony Chandler was appointed Group Chief Financial Controller on July 1, 2013. Prior to this, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sagicor Life Inc from 2011. He joined Sagicor in 1995 as Financial Accountant, and was transferred to the Group subsidiary, Island Life Insurance Company Ltd, in 2000. In 2003 he joined the management of Life of Jamaica as Head of its Internal Audit function, before returning to Barbados in the position of Vice President, Finance, of Sagicor Life Inc later in the same year. In 2006, he was promoted to Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr Chandler is a member of the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada, and holds an MBA from the University of Manchester.

J. Andrew Gallagher

Mr. J. Andrew Gallagher, FSA, FCIA, serves as Chief Risk Officer of Sagicor Financial Corporation since 2007. Andrew Gallagher was appointed to the position of Chief Risk Officer for the Group in 2007. He joined Sagicor in August 1997, and previously held the position of Resident Actuary. He holds a Bachelor of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo, is both a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, and is a Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst. Prior to joining Sagicor, Mr Gallagher worked with Eckler Partners in Toronto in their financial institutions practice. He has over 25 years of experience in the industry.

Andrew Aleong

Mr. Andrew Aleong serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Sagicor Financial Corporation since June 2005. He has been an independent Director since June 2005, and is a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago. He holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, Canada. Mr Aleong is Group Managing Director of the Albrosco Group of Companies, Trinidad and Tobago, and has served the Trinidad and Tobago manufacturing industry for over 25 years. He is a former President of the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association. Mr Aleong also serves as a Director of a number of private companies. He was elected a Director of Sagicor Life Inc in 2005, and is also a Director of a number of other subsidiaries within the Group.

Hilary Beckles

Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, K.A., serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Sagicor Financial Corporation since June 2005. Sir Hilary has been an independent Director since June 2005, and is a citizen of Barbados. Sir Hilary earned his PhD from Hull University, United Kingdom, and received an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from the same University in 2003. He has served as the Head of the History Department and Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, University of the West Indies. In 1998, he was appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Undergraduate Studies and, in 2002, the Principal of Cave Hill Campus. Sir Hilary has published widely on Caribbean economic history, cricket history and culture and higher education, and serves on the Editorial Boards of several academic journals. He has lectured in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. He was elected a Director of Sagicor Life Inc in 2005, and is also a Director of Sagicor Life Jamaica and a number of other subsidiaries within the Group. He is a member of the Secretary General of the UN, Ban Ki Moon’s Advisory Board on Science and Sustainable Development; and Vice President of the Commonwealth Ministers’ Advisory Board on Sport.

Peter Clarke

Mr. Peter E. Clarke serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Sagicor Financial Corporation since June 2010. He has been an independent Director since June 2010, and is a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University and a Law degree from Downing College, Cambridge University. He was called to the Bar as a member of Grays Inn, London, in 1979 and to the Bar of Trinidad and Tobago in 1980. Mr Clarke is a Financial Consultant, who formerly practised as a Barrister-at-Law before embarking on a 22-year career in stockbroking. From 1984 to 2000, he was the Managing Director of Money Managers Limited, and Chief Executive of West Indies Stockbrokers Limited from 2001 until his retirement in 2005. Mr Clarke, is a Director of a number of companies in Trinidad and Tobago, including the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange. He is also a member of the University of the West Indies Development and Endowment Fund, and the Finance Council of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Port of Spain. From 2002 to 2005, he was a Director of the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce. Mr Clarke also serves as a Director of Sagicor Life Inc, Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited and Sagicor Life Jamaica Limited.

Jeannine Comma

Dr. Jeannine Comma serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Sagicor Financial Corporation since June 2007. She has been an independent Director since June 2007, and is Chairman of the Human Resources Committee. She is a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago. She holds a PhD from George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA, and is also a graduate of the University of the Virgin Islands. Dr Comma is CEO/Director of the Cave Hill School of Business of The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus. She specialises in organisational development, strategy and leadership development. She has made significant contributions to the sustainable development of human capital within the regional business community. Dr Comma has extensive experience in Leadership Development, Organisational Strategic Planning, Transformation Management and Corporate Governance. She has also taught at the undergraduate and graduate levels at George Washington University, Howard University, Washington, DC, and the University of the West Indies. She is a member of The American Society for Training and Development and the Commonwealth Association of Public Administration and Management (CAPAM), and serves on the boards of the Barbados Tourism Inc, the National Initiative for Service Excellence and the Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation. Dr Comma was elected a Director of Sagicor Life Inc in 2006.

Monish Dutt

Mr. Monish Dutt serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Sagicor Financial Corp. He has been an independent Director since 2012 and is a citizen of India and a permanent resident of the United States of America. He holds an MBA with a concentration in Finance from the London Business School, London University, and a BA in Economics from the University of Delhi. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, London, England. Currently a Consultant on Emerging Markets, Mr Dutt is a seasoned investment professional who, for the 25 years preceding 2011, was employed with International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group. While at IFC, he held various positions, the most recent of which was Chief Credit Officer for Global Financial Institutions & Private Equity Funds. He was formerly the Head of IFC’s Private Equity Advisory Group; the Head of the Baltics, Central Europe, Turkey and Balkans Group; Principal Investment Officer for Asia; Senior Investment Officer for Central & Eastern Europe, and an Investment Officer for Africa, Latin America and Asia. Mr Dutt has extensive experience evaluating investment proposals in financial institutions and private equity funds globally, structuring investments, tracking global investment portfolios, and providing quality control guidance to private equity fund investments. Mr Dutt has also represented IFC on boards of investee companies. Mr Dutt serves as a Director of Sagicor Bank Jamaica Limited.

Marjorie Fyffe-Campbell

Mrs. Marjorie Fyffe-Campbell serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Sagicor Financial Corporation since June 2005. She has been an independent Director since June 2005, and is a citizen of Jamaica. She is a Management Consultant and holds an MSc in Accounting from the University of the West Indies, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica and a member of the Hospitality, Financial and Technology Professionals. She is a former President and Chief Executive Officer of the Urban Development Corporation, Jamaica, a large development and property-owning company that manages several entities such as hotels, attractions, a maintenance company, a water supply company, a shopping centre, a conference centre and a golf course. Mrs Fyffe-Campbell is an Adjunct Lecturer in Financial and Management Accounting and Enterprise Risk Management Governance at the Mona School of Business and Management of the University of the West Indies, where she is also pursuing a Doctorate in Business Administration with emphasis on corporate governance. She was elected a Director of Sagicor Life Jamaica in 2002, and is also a Director of other subsidiaries within the Group.

William Lucie-Smith

Mr. William P. Lucie-Smith serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Sagicor Financial Corporation since June 2005. He has been an independent Director since June 2005, and is a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago. He holds an MA from Oxford University and is a Chartered Accountant. He is a retired Senior Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers, Trinidad and Tobago, where he headed the Corporate Finance and Recoveries Divisions, specialising in all aspects of business valuations, privatisation, mergers and acquisitions and corporate taxation. He was elected a Director of Sagicor Life Inc in 2005, and is also a Director of Sagicor USA, and a number of other subsidiaries within the Group.

John Shettle

Mr. John Francis Shettle, Jr., serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Sagicor Financial Corporation since June 2008. He has been an independent Director since June 2008, and is a citizen of the United States of America. He received his undergraduate degree from Washington & Lee University, and holds an MBA from the Sellinger School of Business at Loyola College, Maryland. Mr Shettle is an Operating Partner of Stone Point Capital, a private equity firm in the global financial services industry. He has over 20 years’ experience in senior management positions in the property/casualty, health and insurance-related services industry. More recently, he served as Senior Advisor to Lightyear Capital, a private equity firm, and President and Chief Executive Officer of the Victor O Schinnerer Company. Prior to that, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Tred Avon Capital Advisors, Inc, a firm providing advisory services to companies and private equity firms focused on the insurance sector. He has held senior management positions at Securitas Capital, Swiss Reinsurance Company and Frederick, the Marylandbased AVEMCO Corporation (NYSE). Mr Shettle is also a Director of Sagicor USA and a number of subsidiaries within the Group.

Richard Young

Mr. Richard P. Young serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Sagicor Financial Corporation since January 2014. He was appointed an independent Director of the Company in January, 2014. He is a Chartered Accountant by profession, and has had a distinguished career in accounting, auditing, insurance and banking. He has over forty years’ experience in the regional financial services sector, the last seventeen of which he spent as the Managing Director of Scotiabank Trinidad & Tobago Limited and a Senior Vice President of The Bank of Nova Scotia, before retiring in 2012. Prior to joining Scotiabank, he was the Managing Director of NEM (West Indies) Insurance Ltd. (NEMWIL). Mr Young also served as Chairman and Deputy Chairman of other Scotia Group subsidiaries, as well as Deputy Chairman of the National Housing Authority. He is a former President of the Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Trinidad and Tobago; President of the Bankers Association of Trinidad and Tobago; Chairman of the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange and Committee Member of the Association of Insurance Companies of Trinidad & Tobago. In July 2013, Mr Young was appointed Chairman of the Economic Development Board of Trinidad and Tobago. He is also Chairman of Catholic Media Services Limited and Youth Business Trinidad and Tobago.