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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Philip Hadley

53 2015 Chairman of the Board

Philip Snow

51 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Maurizio Nicolelli

47 2009 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Mark Hale

42 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Edward Baker-Greene

52 2015 Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President

Scott Miller

47 2015 Executive Vice President, Global Director of Sales

Rachel Stern

50 2001 Senior Vice President - Strategic Resources, General Counsel

James McGonigle

52 2005 Lead Independent Director

Malcolm Frank

49 2016 Director

Sheila Jordan

51 2016 Director

Laurie Siegel

60 2015 Director

Robin Abrams

64 2011 Independent Director

Scott Billeadeau

53 2001 Independent Director

Joseph Laird

70 1993 Independent Director

Joseph Zimmel

62 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Philip Hadley

Mr. Philip A. Hadley is Chairman of the Board of the Company. He served as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer from 2000 until stepping down on July 1, 2015. He joined FactSet in 1985 as a consultant and was the Company’s Vice President, Sales from 1986 to 1989 and Senior Vice President and Director of Sales and Marketing from 1989 to 2000. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Hadley was employed by Cargill Corporation. He currently serves as a member of the board of advisors of Kum & Go. Mr. Hadley received a B.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Iowa and has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute. As Chairman and former Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Hadley brings to the Board of Directors his thorough knowledge of FactSet’s business, strategy, people, operations, competition and financial position. He provides recognized executive leadership and vision. In addition, Mr. Hadley brings with him a global network of client and industry relationships.

Philip Snow

Mr. Philip Snow is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He was named Chief Executive Officer of FactSet on July 1, 2015, having served as President since July 1, 2014. Mr. Snow joined FactSet in 1996 as a Consultant followed by a transfer first to the Tokyo and then Sydney offices in order to lead the Company’s Asia Pacific Consulting Services. Following his move back to the U.S. in 2000, Mr. Snow held various sales leadership roles prior to assuming the role of Senior Vice President, Director of U.S. Investment Management Sales in 2013. Mr. Snow received a B.A. in Chemistry from the University of California at Berkeley and a Masters of International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. He has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Maurizio Nicolelli

Mr. Maurizio Nicolelli is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of FactSet Research Systems Inc. He joined the Company in 1996 as the Senior Accountant and held the position of Chief Accountant from 1999 to 2001. From 2002 to 2009, he served as Vice President and Comptroller of the Company. From October 2009 to 2013, he occupied the position of Senior Vice President, Principal Financial Officer and was named Chief Financial Officer in fiscal 2014. Prior to joining FactSet, he was employed at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He holds a B.S. degree in Political Science from Syracuse University and an M.B.A. degree in Accounting from St. John's University. Mr. Nicolelli is a CPA licensed in the state of New York.

Mark Hale

Mr. Mark J. Hale is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company, He joined the Company in 1995 as a software engineer. During his 20-year tenure at FactSet, Mr. Hale has held several positions of increasing responsibility including Head of Software Engineering, and most recently, Senior Vice President, Director of Content Operations. Mr. Hale received a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.

Edward Baker-Greene

Mr. Edward Baker-Greene is Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President of the company. He joined FactSet in June 2015 from Voya Financial, formerly ING, U.S., where he was Head of Human Resources for Retirement Solutions, Operations, and Information Technology. Previously, Mr. Baker-Greene worked at Fidelity Investments for 13 years. At Fidelity, he was a part of the Personal and Workplace Investing division, where he held roles in business and human resources capacities, including Senior Vice President/Managing Director, Relationship Management. Mr. Baker-Greene began his professional career as a lawyer focusing first on employment law and subsequently recruiting, talent management, and human capital management. Mr. Baker-Greene received a B.A. from Tufts University and a law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law.

Scott Miller

Mr. Scott G. Miller is Executive Vice President, Global Director of Sales of the Company. He joined FactSet in January 2015. Previously, Mr. Miller was employed by Bloomberg L.P., where he had executive responsibility for enterprise accounts. Mr. Miller was a founding executive and Global Chief Operating Officer of Bloomberg’s Enterprise Solutions Group, responsible for the strategy and execution of that group’s major initiatives and day-to-day management. Mr. Miller spent 10 years in sales leadership roles within Bloomberg’s Financial Products Group, including Head of Sales, Americas; Regional Sales Manager, Americas; Regional Sales Manager, EMEA; and National Sales Manager, EMEA. From 1995 to 1998, Mr. Miller worked in fixed income sales at Bank of Montreal in London. He started his career in 1992 at Nesbitt Thomson in Montreal, Canada and is a graduate of St. Francis Xavier University.

Rachel Stern

Ms. Rachel R. Stern is Senior Vice President - Strategic Resources, General Counsel of FactSet Research Systems Inc. She joined FactSet in 2001 as General Counsel. In addition to the Legal Department at FactSet, she is responsible for Investor Relations; Facilities and Real Estate Planning; and Third-Party Content and Strategic Partnerships. Ms. Stern is admitted to practice in New York, and Washington D.C., and as House Counsel in Connecticut. Ms. Stern received a B.A. from Yale University, an M.A. from the University of London and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.

James McGonigle

Mr. James J. McGonigle is Lead Independent Director of FactSet Research Systems Inc. He currently serves as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University and Escuela Superior de Administración y Dirección de Empresas (ESADE) in Barcelona, Spain. He is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Corporate Executive Board Company (“CEB”). During his tenure at CEB he held a variety of positions including: special advisor to the Board of Directors from July 2007 until April 2009; Director and Chairman of the Board from July 2005 until July 2007; Chief Executive Officer from July 1998 until July 2005; and General Manager from October 1997 until July 1998. From 1995 until October 1997 Mr. McGonigle was the General Manager of the corporate division of The Advisory Board Company. Additionally, Mr. McGonigle was a consultant in the Financial Institutions Group at McKinsey & Company, an independent consulting firm, from 1990 to 1995. Mr. McGonigle received a B.A. from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. On September 19, 2005, he was named the Lead Independent Director of the Board. Mr. McGonigle brings to the Board of Directors leadership experience, including service as the Chief Executive Officer of a public company for over seven years. This role required industry knowledge combined with operational and management expertise. In addition, Mr. McGonigle brings to the Board of Directors market and corporate governance insights from his experience as an outside public company board member.

Malcolm Frank

Mr. Malcolm Frank is Director of the Company. Mr. Frank currently serves as Executive Vice President, Strategy & Marketing at Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. (“Cognizant”), a provider of custom information technology, consulting and business process outsourcing services. Mr. Frank joined Cognizant in 2005 and has more than two decades of experience in the information technology industry. Prior to joining Cognizant, he was co-founder, President and CEO of CXO systems, an independent software vendor providing dashboard solutions for senior managers. In addition, he was the founder, President, Chief Executive Officer and chairman of Nervewire Inc. (“Nervewire”), a leading management consulting and systems integration firm. Prior to founding Nervewire, Mr. Frank was a co-founder, executive officer and Senior Vice President at Cambridge Technology Partners, where he ran worldwide marketing, business development and several business units. Mr. Frank is a recognized industry thought leader and is a frequent speaker on key issues of IT management. He has been profiled by Forbes magazine and ABC’s 20/20 and is the subject of a Harvard Business School case study on Leadership and Management. Mr. Frank is a graduate of Yale University with a degree in Economics.

Sheila Jordan

Ms. Sheila B. Jordan is Director of the Company. Ms. Jordan currently serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer at Symantec Corporation (“Symantec”), a global leader in cybersecurity. Ms. Jordan has served in this role since February 2014 and is responsible for driving Symantec's information technology strategy and operations with a focus on building and supporting the global information technology effort. She serves as global executive sponsor for the Symantec Women’s Action Network, a networking forum to help support and encourage female employees to achieve their potential. Prior to joining Symantec, Ms. Jordan spent nine years at Cisco Systems Inc., where she served as Senior Vice President of IT, Communication and Collaboration. Previously, Ms. Jordan held leadership roles at Grand Circle Corporation, as Chief Information Officer and Executive Vice President, and at The Walt Disney Company, where she was a Senior Vice President for Destination Disney and Vice President of Marketing and Sales Finance. She was also a senior financial analyst at Martin Marietta, a construction supplies aggregate company. Ms. Jordan serves on the customer advisory board of Sutter Hill Ventures, a venture capital firm. She received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida and an M.B.A. from the Florida Institute of Technology.

Laurie Siegel

Ms. Laurie A. Siegel is Director of Company. She is the President of LAS Advisory Services with a background in business and human resources consulting. She currently serves as a member of the board of directors of CenturyLink, Inc., a global broadband telecommunications and data hosting company, and of Volt Information Sciences, a provider of global infrastructure solutions in technology, information services and staffing acquisition. In addition, she serves as a member of the board of directors of Junior Achievement of New Jersey. She retired in September 2012 from Tyco International Ltd., a diversified manufacturing and service company, where she had served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Internal Communications since 2003. From 1994 to 2002, she held various positions with Honeywell International Inc., including Vice President of Human Resources – Specialty Materials. She was previously a director of global compensation at Avon Products and a principal of Strategic Compensation Associates. Ms. Siegel has an MBA and a Masters degree in City and Regional Planning, both from Harvard University. She completed her Bachelor’s degree at the University of Michigan. Ms. Siegel currently serves as an advisor to the G100 Network and teaches at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and the Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations. Ms. Siegel’s key qualifications, experiences and skills include executive experience with multi-national companies as well as human resources and executive compensation expertise. She serves as the Compensation Committee Chair of both the CenturyLink, Inc. board and Volt Information Services board. Ms. Siegel brings to FactSet’s Board substantial experience as a human resources executive with large global enterprises as well as substantial public company board experience.

Robin Abrams

Ms. Robin Ann Abrams is Independent Director of FactSet Research Systems Inc. She is a financial consultant who currently serves as a member of the board of directors of HCL Technologies Ltd., a global offshore IT and software development company, Sierra Wireless, Inc., a leader in the design and delivery of customized connected lifestyle devices and services, Lattice Semiconductor Corporation, a global leader in smart connectivity solutions and Zephyr Sleep Technologies of Canada, which is a developer of sleep technology. In addition, Ms. Abrams serves on the board of trustees for the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology. From August 2006 to January 2007, Ms. Abrams served as Interim CEO of ZILOG, Inc., a provider of integrated microcontroller products, where she also served as a director from 2004 to 2010. From July 2004 to July 2006, she served as Chief Executive Officer of Firefly Communications, Inc., a company with a range of mobile products that address the youth market. From September 2003 to July 2004, Ms. Abrams was President of Accenture’s Connection to eBay unit, a company which provides mid- and large-sized retailers, manufacturers and distributors with a cost effective channel for selling large volumes of inventory. From January 2008 to August 2013, Ms. Abrams served on the board of directors of Unwired Planet, Inc. a global software innovator delivering all-Internet protocol mediation and messaging solutions from. She received her BA in political science and history and her JD from the University of Nebraska. Ms. Abrams brings to the Board a wealth of experience at technology companies, which FactSet seeks to leverage to enhance its own development processes. She has seen how several highly successful technology companies stay ahead of their competition through properly planning their product development strategy.

Scott Billeadeau

Mr. Scott A. Billeadeau is Independent Director of FactSet Research Systems Inc. He is Partner and Senior Portfolio Manager of Walrus Partners LLC, and a co-portfolio manager of the firm’s Micro-cap strategy. Mr. Billeadeau was the former Managing Director of Small-cap and Mid-cap Growth Strategies at Fifth Third Asset Management (“Fifth Third”). Prior to working at Fifth Third, he was a Principal, Founder and Senior Portfolio Manager with Paladin Investment Associates, LLC (“Paladin”) between March 2003 and October 2012 where he spent eight years managing over $2 billion in small-cap and mid-cap assets for Bank of America and Nations Bank. Mr. Billeadeau began his career in 1985 with American Express Financial Advisors, previously IDS Financial Services, Inc., where he was a quantitative analyst. He currently serves on the Investment Review Committees for the Nativity Endowment Fund and Chairs the Finance Council for the Nativity of Our Lord Parish. Mr. Billeadeau received a B.A. in Economics from Princeton University and has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute. Mr. Billeadeau provides to the Board of Directors expertise in corporate finance, accounting and strategy, including experience gained as the Managing Director of Fifth Third, a public company, and Paladin. Through this experience, he has developed expertise in several valued areas including strategic development, business development and finance. Mr. Billeadeau also brings a background in organizational leadership and management, and experience serving as a director for two privately held companies. His experience in the financial industry has provided him experience as an outside board member and audit committee member.

Joseph Laird

Mr. Joseph E. Laird Jr., is Independent Director of FactSet Research Systems Inc. He serves as Managing Director of Petsky Prunier LLC. From 1999 to 2009, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Laird Squared LLC, an investment banking company that he formed in January 1999, exclusively to serve the database information services industry. From 1989 to 1999, Mr. Laird was a Managing Director of Veronis, Suhler & Associates, a leading specialty merchant bank that serves the media and information industries. From 1982 to 1989, he was an institutional equity salesman and a senior securities analyst of database information services for Hambrecht & Quist. From 1975 to 1982, Mr. Laird was an institutional equity salesman and investment strategist for PaineWebber Mitchell Hutchins. Mr. Laird brings to the Board of Directors leadership experience, including service as the Chief Executive Officer of an investment banking company. This role has required industry knowledge combined with operational and management expertise. Mr. Laird also has experience as an outside director for two separate public companies in the past twelve years.

Joseph Zimmel

Mr. Joseph R. Zimmel is Independent Director of FactSet Research Systems Inc. He is a financial consultant and retired Managing Director of Goldman, Sachs & Co. From December 2001 until November 2002, Mr. Zimmel served as an Advisory Director to the Goldman Sachs Group. In the investment banking division at Goldman, Sachs & Co., Mr. Zimmel held the position of Managing Director of the Communications, Media & Entertainment Group for the Americas from 1999 to 2001, after acting as a Managing Director and a co-head of the group from 1992 to 1999. In addition to his appointment to FactSet’s Board of Directors, Mr. Zimmel serves as a member of the board of directors of Century Link, Inc. Mr. Zimmel’s background in finance and advisory roles is complemented by his knowledge of FactSet and its industry. His contributions are augmented by his experience serving as an outside director of a public company and multiple private companies. In addition, Mr. Zimmel’s employment at Goldman, Sachs & Co., including service in senior leadership positions, brings a valued perspective to the Board of Directors and to the Audit Committee.

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