People: Gabelli Healthcare & WellnessRx Trust (GRX)

GRX on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mario Gabelli

71 Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Chief Investment Officer

Agnes Mullady

55 2007 President, Treasurer

Richard Walz

55 2013 Chief Compliance Officer

Carter Austin

47 2007 Vice President

David Schachter

60 2007 Vice President

Adam Tokar

34 2007 Vice President

Wayne Pinsent

28 2011 Vice President and Ombudsman

Andrea Mango

41 2013 Secretary

James Conn

76 2007 Lead Independent Trustee

Anthony Colavita

78 2007 Independent Trustee

Vincent Enright

70 2007 Trustee

Robert Kolodny

69 2007 Independent Trustee

Kuni Nakamura

45 2012 Independent Trustee

Anthonie van Ekris

79 2007 Independent Trustee

Salvatore Zizza

68 2007 Independent Trustee

Biographies

Name Description

Mario Gabelli

Mr. Mario J. Gabelli is Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Chief Investment Officer of Gabelli Healthcare & WellnessRx Trust. Mr. Gabelli is a member of the Fund’s ad hoc Pricing Committee. He also currently serves as Chairman of the boards of other funds in the Fund Complex. Mr. Gabelli is presently Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Investment Officer – Value Portfolios of GAMCO Investors, Inc. (“GBL”), a New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”)-listed investment advisory firm. He is also the Chief Investment Officer of Value Portfolios of Gabelli Funds, LLC and GAMCO Asset Management, Inc. (GAMCO”), each of which are asset management subsidiaries of GBL. In addition, Mr. Gabelli is Chief Executive Officer and a director and the controlling shareholder of GGCP, Inc., an investment holding company that holds a majority interest in GBL. Mr. Gabelli also sits on the boards of other publicly traded companies and private firms and various charitable foundations and educational institutions, including as a Trustee of Boston College and Roger Williams University and the Board of Overseers of Columbia University Graduate School of Business. Mr. Gabelli received his Bachelors degree from Fordham University and his Masters of Business Administration from Columbia University Graduate School of Business.

Agnes Mullady

Ms. Agnes Mullady is President, Treasurer of Gabelli Healthcare & WellnessRx Trust. She is President and Chief Operating Officer of the Open-End Fund Division of Gabelli Funds, LLC since 2010; Senior Vice President of GAMCO Investors, Inc., since 2009; Vice President of Gabelli Funds, LLC since 2007; Officer of all of the registered investment companies in the Gabelli/GAMCO Funds Complex.

Richard Walz

Mr. Richard J. Walz is Chief Compliance Officer of Gabelli Healthcare & WellnessRx Trust., since November, 2013. He serves as a Chief Compliance Officer of all of the registered investment companies in the Chief Compliance Since November Gabelli/GAMCO Funds Complex since 2013; Chief Compliance Officer of Officer 2013 AEGON USA Investment Management 2011-2013; Chief Compliance Officer Age: 54 of Cutwater Asset Management 2004-2011.

Carter Austin

Mr. Carter W. Austin is Vice President of Gabelli Healthcare & WellnessRx Trust. He is Vice President and/or Ombudsman of closed-end funds within the Gabelli Funds Complex; Vice President of Gabelli Funds, LLC since 1996.

David Schachter

Mr. David I. Schachter is Vice President of Gabelli Healthcare & WellnessRx Trust. He is Vice President and/or Ombudsman of closed-end funds within the Gabelli/GAMCO Funds Complex; Vice President of Gabelli & Company, Inc. since 1999.

Adam Tokar

Mr. Adam E. Tokar is Vice President of Gabelli Healthcare & WellnessRx Trust. He is Vice President and Ombudsman of The Gabelli Global Utility & Income Fund since 2011; Assistant Vice President and Ombudsman of the Fund 2007-2010.

Wayne Pinsent

Mr. Wayne C. Pinsent is Vice President and Ombudsman of Gabelli Healthcare & WellnessRx Trust. He is Research Analyst for Gabelli & Company, Inc. since 2010; Marketing for GAMCO Investors Inc. 2008-2010; graduated from New York University in 2008.

Andrea Mango

Ms. Andrea R. Mango is Secretary of Gabelli Healthcare & WellnessRx Trust., since November, 2013. She serves as a Counsel of Gabelli Funds, LLC since 2013; Corporate Vice President within the Secretary Since November Corporate Compliance Department of New York Life Insurance Company 2011- Age: 41 2013 2013; Vice President and Counsel of Deutsche Bank 2006-2011.

James Conn

Mr. James P. Conn is Lead Independent Trustee of Gabelli Healthcare & WellnessRx Trust. He is a member of the Fund’s ad hoc Proxy Voting Committee, and a member of the Fund’s ad hoc Pricing Committee (described below under “Trustees – Leadership Structure and Oversight Responsibilities”). He also serves on comparable or other board committees for other funds in the Fund Complex on whose boards he sits. He was a senior business executive of an insurance holding company for much of his career, including service as Chief Investment Officer. Mr. Conn has been a director of several public companies in banking and other industries, and was lead Director and/or Chair of various committees. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Santa Clara University.

Anthony Colavita

Mr. Anthony J. Colavita, Esq., is Independent Trustee of Gabelli Healthcare & WellnessRx Trust. Mr. Colavita is a practicing attorney with over fifty years of experience, including the field of business and financial law. Mr. Colavita also serves on comparable or other board committees with respect to other funds in the Fund Complex on whose boards he sits. He served as a Commissioner of the New York State Thruway Authority and as a Commissioner of the New York State Bridge Authority, where his duties included reviewing financial documents of these agencies. He served for eleven years as the elected Supervisor of the Town of Eastchester, New York, responsible for ten annual municipal budgets of approximately eight million dollars each. Mr. Colavita also served as Special Counsel to the New York State Assembly for five years and as a Senior Attorney with the New York State Insurance Department. He is the former Chairman of the New York State Republican Party, the Westchester County Republican Party, and the Eastchester Republican Town Committee. Mr. Colavita received his Bachelor of Arts from Fairfield University and his Juris Doctor from Fordham University School of Law.

Vincent Enright

Mr. Vincent D. Enright is Independent Trustee of Gabelli Healthcare & WellnessRx Trust. Mr. Enright was a senior executive and Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of an energy public utility for four years. In accordance with his experience as a CFO, he is Chairman of the Fund’s Audit Committee. Mr. Enright is also Chairman of the Fund’s Proxy Voting Committee, a member of the Fund’s Nominating Committee, and a member of both multi-fund ad hoc Compensation Committees. He also serves on comparable or other board committees with respect to other funds in the Fund Complex on whose boards he sits. Mr. Enright is also a Director of a therapeutic and diagnostic company and serves as Chairman of its compensation committee and as a member of its audit committee. He is a former Director of a pharmaceutical company. Mr. Enright received his Bachelor of Science from Fordham University and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University.

Robert Kolodny

Dr. Robert C. Kolodny, M.D., is Independent Trustee of Gabelli Healthcare & WellnessRx Trust. Dr. Kolodny is Medical Director and Chairman of the Board of the Behavioral Medicine Institute. He is a member of the Fund’s Proxy Voting Committee and sits on the board of another fund in the Fund Complex. In addition to also being a Director of The John Dewey Academy, a residential college prepatory therapeutic high school in Massachusetts, Dr. Kolodny has over thirty years of investment experience as managing member or managing general partner of numerous investment partnerships. He is also the founder and managing member of KBS Management, LLC, a New Hampshire registered investment adviser. Dr. Kolodny previously served as Director for former funds in the Fund Complex (The Treasurer’s Fund and Ned Davis Research Allocation Fund), Lynch Corporation, a publicly traded company, and Tremont Partners, a private investment firm. Dr. Kolodny is the author or co-author of numerous articles and books on medical and psychological topics, and has lectured at leading medical schools in the U.S. on these and other subjects. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University and a Medical Doctor degree from the Washington University School of Medicine.

Kuni Nakamura

Mr. Kuni Nakamura is Independent Trustee of Gabelli Healthcare & WellnessRx Trust. Mr. Nakamura is the President and sole shareholder of a chemical wholesale company. He is a member of the Fund’s ad hoc Pricing Committee. Mr. Nakamura also serves on the boards of other funds in the Fund Complex. Additionally, he is the sole shareholder of a real estate holding company and a member of both a boat holding company and a chemical wholesale company. Mr. Nakamura was previously a Board member of The LGL Group. Mr. Nakamura serves on the Board of Trustees of Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NY. Mr. Nakamura has been involved in various organizations for underprivileged children, such as Big Brothers-Big Sisters, the Fresh Air Fund and Andrus Dyckman Children’s Home. He is also involved in various capacities with The University of Pennsylvania and The Japan Society. Mr. Nakamura is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Multinational Management.

Anthonie van Ekris

Mr. Anthonie C. van Ekris is Independent Trustee of Gabelli Healthcare & WellnessRx Trust. Mr. van Ekris has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of a global import/ export company for over twenty years. Mr. van Ekris serves on the boards of other funds in the Fund Complex and is a member of the Proxy Voting Committee of other funds in the Fund Complex. He serves on comparable or other board committees with respect to other funds in the Fund Complex. He serves as Chairman of the GAMCO International SICAV. Mr. van Ekris has over fifty-five years of experience as Chairman and/or Chief Executive Officer of public and private companies involved in inter national trading or commodity trading, and served in both these capacities for nearly twenty years for a large public jewelry chain. Mr. van Ekris is a former Director of an oil and gas operations company. He served on the boards of a number of public companies and for more than ten years on the Advisory Board of the Salvation Army of Greater New York.

Salvatore Zizza

Mr. Salvatore J. Zizza is Independent Trustee of Gabelli Healthcare & WellnessRx Trust. Mr. Zizza is the Chairman of a financial consulting firm. He also serves as Chairman to other companies involved in manufacturing, recycling, and real estate. In addition, he serves on comparable or other board committees, including as lead independent director/trustee, with respect to other funds in the Fund Complex on whose boards he sits. In addition to serving on the boards of other funds within the Fund Complex, he is currently a director of three other public companies and previously served on the boards of several other public companies. He also served as the Chief Executive of a large NYSE-listed construction company. Mr. Zizza received his Bachelor of Arts and his Master of Business Administration in Finance from St. John’s University, which awarded him an Honorary Doctorate in Commercial Sciences.
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