People: DDR Corp (DDR.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Terrance Ahern

59 2011 Independent Chairman of the Board

David Oakes

37 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Luke Petherbridge

35 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer

Christa Vesy

44 2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Paul Freddo

59 2008 Senior Executive Vice President - Leasing and Development

Matthew Lougee

2014 Senior Vice President - Finance, IR Contact Officer

Thomas Finne

56 2009 Director

James Boland

75 2009 Independent Director

Robert Gidel

63 2000 Independent Director

Victor MacFarlane

63 2002 Independent Director

Scott Roulston

57 2004 Independent Director

Barry Sholem

59 1998 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Terrance Ahern

Mr. Terrance R. Ahern is an Independent Chairman of the Board of DDR Corp. Mr. Ahern also is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. The Townsend Group serves as adviser to, or invests on behalf of, domestic and offshore public and private pension plans, endowments and foundations, and sovereign wealth funds. Mr. Ahern is a past member of the Young Presidents Organization, the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA), the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT), and the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of PREA and the Board of Editors of Institutional Real Estate Securities. Mr. Ahern has been a frequent speaker at industry conferences, including PREA, NAREIT and the National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers.

David Oakes

Mr. David J. Oakes is the Chief Executive Office, President and a Director of the Company. He served as Chief Financial Officer from January 1, 2013 until February 28, 2015, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from February 2010 to December 2012 and Senior Executive Vice President of Finance and Chief Investment Officer from December 2008 to February 2010. Mr. Oakes joined DDR as Executive Vice President of Finance & Chief Investment Officer in April 2007. Prior to joining DDR, Mr. Oakes served as Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Cohen & Steers Capital Management. In his role, he oversaw the firm’s global and international real estate securities portfolios for the oldest and largest dedicated real estate securities fund manager. Previously he worked as a Research Analyst in global investment research at Goldman Sachs, where he covered U.S. REITs.

Luke Petherbridge

Mr. Luke J. Petherbridge is Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer of DDR Corp., effective March 1, 2015. Mr. Petherbridge joined DDR as senior vice president of capital markets in December 2011 , and most recently held the role of executive vice president of capital markets and treasurer. Mr. Petherbridge formerly served as the chief executive officer and a director of shopping center owner EDT Retail Trust (formerly Macquarie DDR Trust), a company which had been publicly traded on the Australian Stock Exchange and previously managed in a joint venture between DDR and Macquarie Group. Before that, Mr. Petherbridge served as director of transactions with boutique real estate investment company Rubicon Asset Management. While in this role, Mr. Petherbridge worked on transactions focusing on United States , European and Japanese real estate and real estate structured finance. Mr. Petherbridge holds his bachelor of commerce from Macquarie University.

Christa Vesy

Ms. Christa A. Vesy is Executive vice president, Chief Accounting Officer of DDR Corp. Ms. Vesy joined the Company in November 2006 and served as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer from November 2006 to March 2012. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Vesy worked for The Lubrizol Corporation, a specialty chemicals company, where she served as manager of external financial reporting and then as controller for the lubricant additives business segment, from September 2004 to November 2006. Prior to joining Lubrizol, Ms. Vesy held positions with the Assurance and Business Advisory Services Group of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, a registered public accounting firm, including Senior Manager from 1999 to 2004.

Paul Freddo

Mr. Paul W. Freddo is Senior Executive Vice President - Leasing and Development of DDR Corp. Mr. Freddo joined the Company in August 2008 and served as Senior Vice President of Development-Western Region from August 2008 to December 2008. Mr. Freddo is a member of the Sonae Sierra Brasil board of directors. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Freddo served as Vice President and Director of Real Estate for J.C. Penney Company, Inc., a retail department store, from January 2004 through August 2008.

Matthew Lougee

Thomas Finne

Dr. Thomas Finne is Director of DDR Corp. Dr. Finne is the Managing Director of KG CURA Vermögensverwaltung G.m.b.H. & Co., a commercial real estate company located in Hamburg, Germany, that manages assets in North America and Europe. Prior to joining KG CURA Vermögensverwaltung G.m.b.H. & Co. in 1992, Dr. Finne was responsible for controlling, budgeting, accounting and finance for Bernhard Schulte KG, a ship owner and ship manager located in Hamburg, Germany. He is currently serving as a director of Sonae Sierra Brasil S.A., which owns and operates retail real estate assets in Brazil. Dr. Finne graduated with an undergraduate degree in business administration and received his doctorate from the International Tax Institute at the University of Hamburg.

James Boland

Mr. James C. Boland is an Independent Director of DDR Corp. Mr. Boland served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Cavaliers Operating Company, owner and operator of the Cleveland Cavaliers professional basketball team, from January 1998 to January 2003 and Vice Chairman of Cavaliers Operating Company from January 2003 to June 2007. Prior to his time with the Cavaliers, Mr. Boland was a partner of Ernst & Young LLP for 22 years serving in various roles including Vice Chairman and Regional Managing Partner, as well as a member of the firm’s Management Committee from 1988 to 1996 and as Vice Chairman of National Accounts from 1997 until his retirement from the firm in 1998. Mr. Boland also has served as a Director of The Sherwin-Williams Company, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Invacare Corporation and the International Steel Group. He has been Chairman of JobsOhio since July 2011 and currently serves on the board of several privately held companies.

Robert Gidel

Mr. Robert H. Gidel is an Independent Director of DDR Corp. Mr. Gidel has been the Managing Member of Liberty Partners, LLC, a company that invests in both private and publicly traded real estate and finance focused operating companies, since 1998. Since 2012, Mr. Gidel has served on the Board of Directors of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings, Inc. and was elected Chairman of Florida Polytechnic University’s Board of Trustees in August 2012. Mr. Gidel was President of Ginn Development Company, LLC, one of the largest privately-held developers of resort communities and private clubs in the Southeast, from July 2007 until April 2009. Mr. Gidel was Chairman of the Board of Directors of LNR Property Holdings, a private multi-asset real estate company, from 2005 until 2007. Until January 2007, he was a member of the Board of Directors and Lead Director of Global Signal Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT). He has been a Trustee of Fortress Registered Investment Trust and a Director of Fortress Investment Fund II, LLC since 1999, both of which are registered investment companies. From 1998 until 2005, Mr. Gidel was the independent member of the investment committee of the Lone Star Funds I, II, III, IV and V. Mr. Gidel was also a member of the Board of Directors of U.S. Restaurant Properties, Inc. until 2005 and a member of the Board of Directors of American Industrial Properties REIT until 2001. Mr. Gidel was elected a NASD Fellow and is on the Board of Directors of University of Florida Investment Corporation.

Victor MacFarlane

Mr. Victor B. MacFarlane is an Independent Director of DDR Corp. Mr. MacFarlane is Managing Principal, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MacFarlane Partners, which he founded in 1987 to provide real estate investment management services to institutional investors. Mr. MacFarlane has more than 30 years of real estate experience. He sits on the Boards of Directors of the Robert Toigo Foundation, the Real Estate Executive Council and the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City. He also serves on the Board of Advisors for the UCLA School of Law and the board facilities committee of Stanford Hospital & Clinics. He is a member and former Trustee of ULI; a member and former Director of PREA; and a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), the Chief Executives Organization and the World Presidents’ Organization.

Scott Roulston

Mr. Scott D. Roulston is an Independent Director of DDR Corp. Mr. Roulston is Managing Director of MAI Capital Management, LLC (MAI), a position which he has held since 2013. MAI is a registered investment advisor. He is a Trustee of the Ohio Police and Fire Pension Fund. He was Managing Director at Burdette Asset Management, a private equity fund manager, from 2011 to January 2013. From 1990 to 2010, he was Chief Executive Officer of Roulston & Company, a firm that provided investment research and management, and its successor firm, Fairport Asset Management. He is Director and Chairman of Bluecoats, Inc. and a Director of University Circle, Inc. He is a former Director of Defiance, Inc., where he served as Chair of the Compensation Committee and member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Roulston is a graduate of Dartmouth College.

Barry Sholem

Mr. Barry A. Sholem is an Independent Director of DDR Corp. Mr. Sholem became a partner of MSD Capital, L.P., the family office of Michael and Susan Dell, and head of its real estate fund in July 2004. From 1995 until August 2000, Mr. Sholem was Chairman of DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners, a $2 billion real estate fund that he co-founded and that invested in a broad range of real estate-related assets, and a Managing Director at Credit Suisse First Boston. Prior to forming DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners, Mr. Sholem spent ten years at Goldman Sachs in its New York and Los Angeles offices. Mr. Sholem is active in ULI (CRC Silver Council), ICSC, the University of California, Berkeley Real Estate Advisory Board and the Business Roundtable.

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