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Centene Corp (CNC.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Neidorff

73 2004 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Jeffrey Schwaneke

40 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller

Carol Goldman

58 2007 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer

Keith Williamson

63 2012 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Holly Benson

2015 Executive Vice President

Cynthia Brinkley

56 2016 Executive Vice President - Global Corporate Development

Brandy Burkhalter

2015 Executive Vice President

Jesse Hunter

40 2016 Executive Vice President - Products

Christopher Isaak

2016 Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer

Mark Brooks

2016 Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Christopher Bowers

Senior Vice President - Health Plans

Vicki Escarra

61 2016 Director

Orlando Ayala

59 2011 Independent Director

Robert Ditmore

81 1996 Presiding Independent Director

Frederick Eppinger

57 2006 Independent Director

Richard Gephardt

75 2006 Independent Director

Pamela Joseph

57 2007 Independent Director

John Roberts

73 2004 Independent Director

David Steward

64 2003 Independent Director

Tommy Thompson

75 2005 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Neidorff

Mr. Michael F. Neidorff serves as Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Centene Corp., since May 2004. From May 1996 to May 2004, Mr. Neidorff served as President, Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors. From 1995 to 1996, Mr. Neidorff served as a Regional Vice President of Coventry Corporation, a publicly-traded managed care organization, and as the President and Chief Executive Officer of one of its subsidiaries, Group Health Plan, Inc. From 1985 to 1995, Mr. Neidorff served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Physicians Health Plan of Greater St. Louis, a subsidiary of United Healthcare Corp., a publicly-traded managed care organization now known as UnitedHealth Group Incorporated. Mr. Neidorff serves as a Director of Brown Shoe Company, Inc., a publicly-traded footwear company with global operations. Mr. Neidorff's range of experience includes, in particular, experience as a Chief Executive Officer, as well as healthcare, investment banking and organizational development experience.

Jeffrey Schwaneke

Mr. Jeffrey A. Schwaneke, CPA is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller of Centene Corp. Mr. Schwaneke has served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller since December 2011 and Chief Accounting Officer since September 2008. He served as Vice President, Corporate Controller from July 2008 to December 2011. He previously served as Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer at Novelis Inc. from October 2007 to July 2008.

Carol Goldman

Ms. Carol E. Goldman serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer of the company since June 2007. Prior to this position, Ms. Goldman has held positions of responsibility since joining Centene in 2001.

Keith Williamson

Mr. Keith H. Williamson serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the company, since November 2012. He served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel from November 2006 to November 2012. Mr. Williamson serves as a director of PPL Corporation, a publicly-traded utility holding company.

Holly Benson

Cynthia Brinkley

Ms. Cynthia J. (Cindy) Brinkley is Executive Vice President - Global Corporate Development of the company since January 2016. From November 2014 to January 2016, she served as Executive Vice President, International Operations and Business Integration. Prior to joining Centene, she served as Vice President of Global Human Resources at General Motors from 2011 to 2014. She previously held various positions of increasing responsibility at AT&T including Senior Vice President of Talent Development/Chief Diversity Officer and President of AT&T's operations in both Missouri and Arkansas.

Brandy Burkhalter

Ms. Brandy Burkhalter is Executive Vice President of the Company. Ms. Burkhalter joined Centene in 2006 and oversees the audit and risk management functions for Centene, including enterprise risk management, internal audit, claims audit, compliance and implementation monitoring. Previously, Ms. Burkhalter served as Senior Vice President of Finance for our Specialty Services segment.

Jesse Hunter

Mr. Jesse N. Hunter serves as Executive Vice President - Products of Centene Corporation since January 2016. From December 2012 to January 2016, he serviced as Executive Vice President, Chief Business Development Officer. From February 2012 to December 2012, he served as our Executive Vice President, Operations. He previously served as our Executive Vice President, Corporate Development from April 2008 to February 2012.

Christopher Isaak

Mr. Christopher R. Isaak is Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of the company. He brings over 25 years of experience in public accounting and managing financial reporting for multinational public companies. Most recently, he served as Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of Viasystems Group, Inc.

Mark Brooks

Mr. Mark Brooks is Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer of the company. He brings more than 25 years of experience in the technology field to the role, including 12 years in the healthcare industry. Most recently, he was Chief Information Officer for Health Net, the publicly traded managed care organization that became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Centene onMarch 24. He held several roles during his tenure for theCalifornia-based organization including Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Applications Development. Mr. Brooks has a specialized focus on Core Health Plans Systems and Digital Strategies that enable a better experience for members, brokers, providers and employers.

Christopher Bowers

Mr. Christopher D. Bowers serves as Senior Vice President - Health Plans of the Company. Mr. Bowers has been with the Company in positions with increasing levels of responsibility since 2002.

Vicki Escarra

Ms. Vicki B. Escarra is Director of the Company. Ms. Vicki Escarra, a director of Health Net and CEO of Opportunity International.

Orlando Ayala

Mr. Orlando Ayala serves as an Independent Director of Centene Corp., since September 15, 2011. Mr. Ayala serves as Chairman and Corporate Vice President of Emerging Businesses for Microsoft Corporation. Mr. Ayala joined Microsoft in 1991 as Senior Director of the Latin America region. For more than 30 years, Mr. Ayala has held increasingly senior leadership roles in the technology sector.

Robert Ditmore

Mr. Robert K. Ditmore serves as Presiding Independent Director of Centene Corp., since 1996. Mr. Ditmore is a retired President and Chief Operating Officer of United Healthcare Corp., a publicly traded managed care organization now known as UnitedHealth Group Incorporated. Mr. Ditmore served as a Director of UnitedHealth Group Inc. from 1985 to 1995.

Frederick Eppinger

Mr. Frederick H. Eppinger serves as Independent Director of the company since April 2006. Mr. Eppinger has served as a Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc., a holding company for a group of insurers that offers a wide range of property and casualty products, since 2003. From 2001 to 2003, Mr. Eppinger was Executive Vice President of Property and Casualty Field and Service Operations for The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. From 2000 to 2001, he was Executive Vice President for Channel Point, Inc. From 1985 to 2000, he was in the financial institutions group at McKinsey & Company, an international management consulting firm, where he was admitted as a partner in 1992

Richard Gephardt

Mr. Richard A. Gephardt serves as an Independent Director of Centene Corp., since December 2006. Mr. Gephardt is CEO and President of Gephardt Group, LLC, a multi-disciplined consulting firm focused on helping clients gain access to new markets, expand competitive advantages in existing markets, manage labor negotiations, develop political strategies and promote policy initiatives. Mr. Gephardt served as a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1977 to 2005. Mr. Gephardt has served as a consultant to Goldman, Sachs & Co. since January 2005. He serves as a Director for Spirit Aerosystems, Inc., a supplier of commercial airplane assemblies and components; CenturyLink, a communication services company; Ford Motor Company, an auto manufacturer; and US Steel Corporation, a manufacturer of a wide variety of steel sheet, tubular and tin products, coke, and taconite pellets. He previously served as a Director for Dana Corporation, an auto parts manufacturer and supplier.

Pamela Joseph

Ms. Pamela A. Joseph serves as an Independent Director of Centene Corp., since September 2007. Ms. Joseph served as Vice Chairman of U.S. Bancorp (banking and financial services industries) and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Elavon, Inc. (a subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp) from 2004 until her retirement in 2015. She serves as a Director for Paychex, Inc. and TransUnion.

John Roberts

Mr. John R. Robert serves as an Independent Director of the company since March 2004. Mr. Roberts served as the Executive Director of Civic Progress, Inc., a St. Louis civic organization, from 2001 to December 2006. Mr. Roberts is a retired Managing Partner, Mid-South Region, Arthur Andersen LLP. He also serves as a Director and Chairman of the audit committee of Energizer Holdings, Inc., a manufacturer of household products. He also serves as Director and former Chairman of the audit committee of Regions Financial Corporation, a provider of banking, mortgage and insurance products. Mr. Roberts expects to step down from his Director position at Regions Financial Corporation in April 2014 as he has reached their mandatory retirement age.

David Steward

Mr. David L. Steward serves as an Independent Director of Centene Corp., since May 2003. Mr. Steward is the founder of World Wide Technology, Inc. and has served as its Chairman since its founding in 1990. In addition, Mr. Steward has served as Chairman of Telcobuy.com, an affiliate of World Wide Technology, Inc., since 1997. World Wide Technology, Inc. WWT and Telcobuy.com are award-winning systems integrators that provide innovative technology products, services and supply chain solutions to customers and suppliers around the globe. He also served as Director of First Banks, Inc., a registered bank holding company from 2000 to 2013.

Tommy Thompson

Governor Honourable Tommy G. Thompson serves as an Independent Director of Centene Corp., since April 2005.Mr. Thompson has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Thompson Holdings since 2012. Mr. Thompson served as Partner in the law firm of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in Washington, D.C. from 2005 to 2012 and as President of Logistics Health, Inc. from 2005 to 2011. From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Thompson served as secretary of U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. From 1987 to 2001, Mr. Thompson served as Governor of the State of Wisconsin. He also serves as a Director for C.R. Bard, Inc., Cytori Therapeutics, Inc., TherapeuticsMD Inc., Physicians Realty Trust and United Therapeutics Corp. In 2015, Mr. Thompson expressed his intention to the Company to reduce his participation to a total of five boards, including Centene. In February 2016, Mr. Thompson notified Cytori Therapeutics, Inc. that he would be unable to stand for re-election to Director in April 2016, bringing Mr. Thompson’s board membership within our corporate governance guideline. Mr. Thompson previously served as a Director for AGA Medical Corp., Cancer Genetics, CareView Communications and CNS Response.