People: BlackRock Inc (BLK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Laurence Fink

61 1998 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Robert Kapito

57 2014 Vice Chairman of the Board, Co-President

Charles Hallac

49 2014 Co-President

Gary Shedlin

50 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Managing Director

Robert Goldstein

40 2014 Chief Operating Officer

Matthew Mallow

70 2012 General Counsel, Senior Managing Director

Robert Fairbairn

48 2010 Senior Managing Director, Head - Global Client Group

Mark McCombe

43 2012 Senior Managing Director, Chairman, Asia Pacific

Jeffrey Smith

43 2010 Senior Managing Director, Head - Human Resources

Philippe Matsumoto

2014 Managing Director, Treasurer and Head - Corporate Insurance

David Blumer

46 2013 Senior Managing Director, Head - Europe, Middle East and Africa (“EMEA”) region

J. Richard Kushel

47 2014 Chief Product Officer

Thomas O'Brien

77 2010 Lead Independent Director

William Demchak

51 2003 Director

Susan Wagner

53 2012 Director

Abdlatif Al-Hamad

76 2009 Independent Director

Mathis Cabiallavetta

69 2007 Independent Director

Pamela Daley

61 2014 Independent Director

Jessica Einhorn

66 2012 Independent Director

Fabrizio Freda

56 2012 Independent Director

Murry Gerber

61 2000 Independent Director

James Grosfeld

76 1999 Independent Director

David Komansky

75 2003 Independent Director

Deryck Maughan

66 2006 Independent Director

Cheryl Mills

48 2013 Independent Director

Ivan Seidenberg

67 2011 Independent Director

Marco Antonio Slim Domit

46 2011 Independent Director

John Varley

58 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Laurence Fink

Mr. Laurence D. Fink is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of BlackRock Inc. He has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BlackRock’s predecessor entities 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 has been appointed as Vice Chairman of the Board, Co-President of the Company. He has been appointed as Co-President of the Company, effective June 1, 2014. He is Director since 2006, has been President of BlackRock since 2007, and prior to 2007 had served as Vice Chairman of BlackRock and Head of its Portfolio Management Group since its formation in 1998 and BlackRock’s predecessor entities since 1988.

Charles Hallac

Mr. Charles S. Hallac has been appointed as Co-President of BlackRock Inc., effective as of June 1, 2014. Mr. Hallac is also a member of the Global Executive Committee of BlackRock. Previously, Mr. Hallac was a Managing Director and Head of BlackRock Solutions. Mr. Hallac has been with BlackRock or its predecessor entities since 1988.

Gary Shedlin

Mr. Gary S. Shedlin is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc. Mr. Shedlin has advised companies in the financial services sector for more than 25 years and joins the Company from Morgan Stanley, where he is Vice Chairman, Investment Banking and a Managing Director in the Financial Institutions Group. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley in June 2010, Mr. Shedlin worked at Citigroup from October 2004 to June 2010, where he most recently served as Chairman of the Financial Institutions Group. Mr. Shedlin also worked at Lazard from 1990 to 2004, where he served as Managing Director and Co-Head of the Financial Institutions Group prior to joining Citigroup.

Robert Goldstein

Mr. Robert L. Goldstein has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer of BlackRock Inc., effective June 1, 2014. He is no longer Senior Managing Director - Institutional business of BlackRock Inc., effective June 1, 2014. Mr. Goldstein is also a member of the Global Executive Committee of BlackRock. Mr. Goldstein has spent his entire career at BlackRock, beginning in 1994 as an analyst in the firm’s Portfolio Analytics Group.

Matthew Mallow

Mr. Matthew J. Mallow is General Counsel, Senior Managing Director of BlackRock Inc. Mr. Mallow is also a member of the Global Executive Committee of BlackRock. Prior to being named General Counsel, Mr. Mallow served as a senior advisor to BlackRock’s Legal and Compliance Department since June 2010. Previously, Mr. Mallow was a partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP from 1982 to 2010 where he served as the head of the Corporate Finance Department.

Robert Fairbairn

Mr. Robert W. Fairbairn is 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.

Mark McCombe

Mr. Mark Seumas McCombe, OBE, 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 - Human Resources of Blackrock Inc. He has been Head of Human Resources of BlackRock since 2009. Dr. Smith is also a member of the Global Executive Committee of BlackRock. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2009, Dr. Smith was the global head of human resources of BGI since 2007. Prior to joining BGI, Dr. Smith was Vice President of People Development at Time Warner. Previously, Dr. Smith was a senior consultant at Personnel Decisions International.

Philippe Matsumoto

Mr. Philippe Matsumoto is Managing Director, Treasurer and Head - Corporate Insurance of the Company. Mr. Matsumoto joins BlackRock from NYSE Euronext where he served as Senior Vice President and Global Treasurer since 2007. Prior to the merger between the New York Stock Exchange and Euronext in 2007, Mr. Matsumoto held various corporate finance roles at Euronext in Europe from 2001 to 2007. He served as Group Treasurer of Euronext, Treasurer of the LCH.Clearnet SA clearing house and oversaw major acquisitions of Euronext at the CEO's Office. Mr. Matsumoto began his career at Société Générale where he was in charge of extended audit and advisory assignments at the General Inspection department reporting to the CEO of the bank from 1997 to 2001. Mr. Matsumoto is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique, Telecom ParisTech, and Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris.

David Blumer

Mr. David J. Blumer is Senior Managing Director, Head - Europe, Middle East and Africa (“EMEA”) region of BlackRock Inc. Mr. Blumer is also a member of the Global Executive Committee of 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 as Head of Asset Management, Chairman of Admin Re and a member of the Executive Committee. Prior to that, Mr. Blumer was a member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse where he worked from 1993 in increasingly senior roles, including as Head of Trading and Sales and Chief Executive Officer of Asset Management.

J. Richard Kushel

Mr. J. Richard Kushel is Chief Product Officer of BlackRock Inc. Mr. Kushel is also a member of the Global Executive Committee of BlackRock. Previously, Mr. Kushel was 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. Prior to joining BlackRock in 1991, Mr. Kushel was an associate in the Financial Institutions Group at Prudential Securities.

Thomas O'Brien

Mr. Thomas H. O'Brien is Lead Independent Director of BlackRock Inc. He has been Director since 1999, retired as Chief Executive Officer of PNC in 2000, after 15 years in that position and retired as Chairman of PNC in 2001, after 13 years in that position. Mr. O’Brien served as a director of Verizon Communications, Inc. from 1987 to 2011.

William Demchak

Mr. William S. Demchak is Director of BlackRock Inc. He is Senior Vice Chairman and is responsible for all of PNC’s businesses, including Corporate and Institutional Banking, the Asset Management Group and Retail Banking. Before joining PNC in 2002, Mr. Demchak served as the Global Head of Structured Finance and Credit Portfolio for J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. from 1997 to 2002.

Susan Wagner

Ms. Susan L. Wagner is Director of Blackrock Inc. She is no longer Vice Chairman of Blackrock Inc., effective June 30, 2012. Ms. Wagner has been included in Fortune magazine's annual ranking of the "50 Most Powerful Women in Business" for the past three years, has been named as one of the "Top 50 Women to Watch" by the Financial Times, and has been ranked twice on the "50 Most Powerful Women in New York" list by Crain's New York Business. Among numerous other roles at BlackRock, Ms. Wagner has been the Global Executive Sponsor of BlackRock's Women's Initiative Network (WIN), which has been integral to engaging and fostering the full potential of BlackRock women. She holds a BA degree in English and economics from Wellesley College, and an MBA degree in finance from the University of Chicago. Ms. Wagner is a member of the Board of Trustees of Wellesley College and the Hackley School.

Abdlatif Al-Hamad

Mr. Abdlatif Yousef Al-Hamad is an Independent Director of BlackRock Inc. He has served as Director General and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development since 1985. Mr. Al-Hamad was the Minister of Finance and Minister of Planning of Kuwait from 1981 to 1983. Prior to that, Mr. Al-Hamad served as Director General of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development from 1963 to 1981. He is 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 an Independent Director of BlackRock Inc. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Swiss Reinsurance Company since 2008 and the Vice Chairman of the Board since 2009. 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 in 1999, Mr. Cabiallavetta was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS A.G.). Mr. Cabiallavetta is also a member of the Board of Directors of Philip Morris International Inc.

Pamela Daley

Ms. Pamela Daley is an Independent Director of the Company. While at GE, Ms. Daley was a Special Advisor to the Chairman from April 2013 to January 1, 2014. Prior to this role, Ms. Daley served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Business Development from 2004 to 2013 and as 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. She also served as Director of Genworth Financial Inc. from 2004 until May 2006. During her professional career, Ms. Daley has served on a variety of boards, including the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Pennsylvania Law School, the World Wildlife Fund, and the Julliard School. Ms. Daley is also a board member of BG Group, an international gas and oil company.

Jessica Einhorn

Ms. Jessica P. Einhorn is an Independent Director of BlackRock, Inc. She served as Dean at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at The Johns Hopkins University from 2002 until June of 2012. She spent nearly twenty years at the World Bank, concluding as Managing Director in 1998. Between 1998 and 1999, she was a Visiting Fellow at the International Monetary Fund. Prior to becoming Dean, she was a consultant at Clark & Weinstock, a strategic consulting firm. 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. Ms. Einhorn has been a director of Time Warner, Inc. since 2005 and also serves as a director of the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the National Bureau of Economic Research. Ms. Einhorn served as a director of Pitney Bowes, Inc. from 1999 to 2005. As of July 2012, she is resident at The Rock Creek Group in Washington, DC, where she is a longstanding member of the Rock Creek Group Advisory Board.

Fabrizio Freda

Mr. Fabrizio Freda is an Independent Director of BlackRock, Inc. Mr. Freda has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. since July 2009, and is also a member of its Board of Directors. Mr. Freda previously served as The Estee Lauder's President and Chief Operating Officer from 2008 to July 2009. Mr. Freda is credited with creating and driving the strategy that has led the Company to achieve a number of financial record highs. Prior to joining The Estee Lauder Companies Inc., 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 an Independent Director of BlackRock Inc. He served as Executive Chairman of EQT Corporation, an integrated energy company, from 2010 until May 2011 and 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. Mr. Gerber is also a member of the Board of Directors of Halliburton Company.

James Grosfeld

Mr. James Grosfeld is an Independent Director of BlackRock Inc. He is a private investor, was formerly Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Pulte Homes, Inc., a home builder and mortgage banking and financing company, from 1974 to 1990. Mr. Grosfeld is also a director of Lexington Realty Trust.

David Komansky

Mr. David H. Komansky is an Independent Director of BlackRock Inc. He 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 Burt’s Bees, Inc. from 2004 to 2007 and as a director of WPP Group plc from 2003 to 2009.

Deryck Maughan

Sir Deryck Charles Maughan is an Independent Director of BlackRock Inc. He has been a Partner and Head of the Financial Institutions Group of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (“KKR”) since 2009 and a 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 NYSE from 1996 to 2000 and Chairman of the US-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 is also a director of GlaxoSmithKline and Reuters.

Cheryl Mills

Ms. Cheryl D. Mills has been appointed as an Independent Director of BlackRock, Inc., effective November 20th, 2013. Previously, Ms. Mills was with New York University from 2002 to 2009 where she was Senior Vice President for Administration and Operations and as General Counsel. During her tenure, Ms. Mills convened strategic partners and negotiated the structure, framework, terms and conditions for the University’s campus in the United Arab Emirates – one of the first full degree-granting American campuses abroad. 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, where she oversaw public policy, communications and philanthropic and community initiatives, as well as Oxygen’s legal and political programming. Prior to joining Oxygen, Ms. Mills was Deputy Counsel to President Clinton and served as a key advisor. She was the White House Associate Counsel and served as an Associate at the Washington D.C. law firm of Hogan & Hartson. During her professional career, Ms. Mills has served on several corporate boards, including: Cendant Corporation, a consumer real estate and travel conglomerate, from 2000 to 2006; and Orion Power, an independent electric power generating company, from 2000 to 2002. She has also served on the boards of various nonprofits, including the National Partnership for Women and Families, the Leadership Conference for Civil Rights Education Fund, the Jackie Robinson Foundation, the Center for American Progress, SeeForever Foundation and the William J. Clinton Presidential Library Foundation (not-for-profit).

Ivan Seidenberg

Mr. Ivan G. Seidenberg is an Independent Director of BlackRock, Inc. Mr. Seidenberg has led Verizon since its inception in 2000, transforming the company into a premier global network company by building a nationwide wireless network, deploying high-speed fiber broadband direct to homes, and expanding its global Internet backbone network around the world. Before becoming Verizon's CEO, Mr. Seidenberg was chairman and CEO of its predecessor companies, NYNEX and Bell Atlantic. In a period of massive industry transformation, he built Verizon by combining Bell Atlantic and NYNEX, GTE and MCI; and created Verizon Wireless by merging Bell Atlantic Mobile, GTE Wireless and portions of Vodafone AirTouch. Since 2009, Mr. Seidenberg has chaired the Business Roundtable, an influential association of CEOs of U.S. companies. In June 2010, President Barack Obama appointed him to the President's Export Council, which advises the President on how to promote U.S. exports, jobs and growth. In 2007 President George W. Bush named him to the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, which provides counsel on communications issues related to national security. He is a member of the New York Academy of Sciences' President's Council and serves on the board of trustees of the New York-Presbyterian Hospital, The New York Hall of Science, Pace University and the Paley Center for Media. He is a former chairman of the board for the U.S. Telecom Association and has been active in many other civic and educational organizations. Mr. Seidenberg earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Lehman College, part of the City University of New York, and a master's degree in business administration and marketing from Pace University.

Marco Antonio Slim Domit

Mr. Marco Antonio Slim Domit is an Independent Director of BlackRock, Inc. He has been Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Grupo Financiero Inbursa since 1997, is also President of The Carlos Slim Health Institute, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Impulsora del Desarrollo y el Empleo en América Latina (IDEAL), an infrastructure company, and also board member of Teléfonos de México and Grupo Carso, among others.

John Varley

Mr. John Silvester Varley is an Independent Director of BlackRock Inc. He is director since December 2009. He retired as the Chief Executive of Barclays in 2010, a position he held since 2004. Mr. Varley also served as the Finance Director of Barclays from 2000 until the end of 2003. Mr. Varley joined the Barclays Executive Committee in 1996 and was appointed to the Boards of Directors of Barclays and Barclays Bank in 1998, positions he held until retiring in December 2010. From 1998 to 2000, Mr. Varley was the Chief Executive of Retail Financial Services and from 1995 to 1998 was the Chairman of the Asset Management Division. Mr. Varley also serves as a director of AstraZeneca PLC and Rio Tinto.
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