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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Virginia Rometty

58 2012 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Martin Schroeter

51 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Michelle Browdy

51 2015 Senior Vice President - Legal and Regulatory Affairs and General Counsel

Colleen Arnold

58 2013 Senior Vice President - Sales and Distribution

Bruno Di Leo

58 2012 Senior Vice President - Sales and Distribution

Jon Iwata

53 2008 Senior Vice President - Marketing and Communications

Diane Gherson

58 2013 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Erich Clementi

57 2010 Senior Vice President - Sales and Distribution

Martin Jetter

56 2014 Senior Vice President - IBM Global Technology Services

James Kavanaugh

49 2015 Senior Vice President - Transformation and Operations

John Kelly

62 2016 Senior Vice President - IBM Cognitive Solutions and IBM Research

Kenneth Keverian

59 2014 Senior Vice President - Corporate Strategy

Arvind Krishna

53 2015 Senior Vice President and Director - IBM Research

Robert LeBlanc

57 2013 Senior Vice President - Cloud Solutions Group

Robert Picciano

51 2015 Senior Vice President - IBM Data and Analytics Platforms

Michael Rhodin

55 2016 Senior Vice President - IBM Watson Business Development

Thomas Rosamilia

55 2014 Senior Vice President - IBM Systems

Bridget van Kralingen

52 2012 Senior Vice President - Global Business Services

Stanley Sutula

50 2015 Vice President, Controller

Kenneth Chenault

64 1998 Director

Michael Eskew

66 2005 Independent Director

David Farr

61 2012 Independent Director

Mark Fields

2016 Independent Director

Alex Gorsky

55 2015 Independent Director

Shirley Jackson

69 2005 Independent Director

Andrew Liveris

61 2010 Independent Director

Walter McNerney

66 2009 Independent Director

Hutham Olayan

62 2016 Independent Director

James Owens

69 2006 Independent Director

Joan Spero

71 2004 Independent Director

Sidney Taurel

67 2001 Independent Director

Peter Voser

58 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Virginia Rometty

Mrs. Virginia M. Rometty is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. She is chair of IBM’s Executive Committee. Mrs. Rometty joined IBM in 1981. She was elected senior vice president of Global Business Services in 2005, senior vice president of Sales and Distribution in 2009, senior vice president and group executive of Sales, Marketing and Strategy in 2010, president and chief executive officer in early 2012 and chairman in late 2012. She is a member of the Business Roundtable, the Council on Foreign Relations, the President’s Export Council, the Board of Trustees of Northwestern University and the Board of Overseers and Managers of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Mrs. Rometty became an IBM director in 2012.

Martin Schroeter

Mr. Martin J. Schroeter is the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of International Business Machines Corporation. He is currently General Manager of IBM Global Financing and previously served as IBM’s Treasurer.

Michelle Browdy

Ms. Michelle H. Browdy is Senior Vice President - Legal and Regulatory Affairs and General Counsel of IBM since 2015.

Colleen Arnold

Ms. Colleen F. Arnold is Senior Vice President of IBM Sales and Distribution since 2010.

Bruno Di Leo

Mr. Bruno V. Di Leo is Senior Vice President of IBM Sales and Distribution since 2012.

Jon Iwata

Mr. Jon C. Iwata is Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications of International Business Machines Corporation since 2008. His global team develops and communicates IBM’s value proposition, identifies market insights and opportunities, manages go-to-market and demand-generation operations, shapes policies and strategies for IBM’s relationships with multiple stakeholders, and manages the IBM brand, one of the most valued in the world. IBM marketing and communications also manages the company’s relationships with the media, industry analysts, employees and shareholders, and manages the company’s global intranet, which serves more than 380,000 employees. He is chairman of the IBM Marketing and Communications Leadership Team. He is a member of the IBM Strategy Team, the IBM Performance Team, and the company’s Intellectual Property Policy and Open Standards Advisory Council. He reports to IBM Chairman and CEO Sam Palmisano. He joined the communications function of IBM in 1984 at the company’s Almaden Research Center in Silicon Valley. In 1989, he came to IBM corporate headquarters in Armonk, New York, and held a variety of communications positions. He was appointed vice president of corporate communications in 1995 and became senior vice president, communications, on January 1, 2002. He assumed his current role on July 1, 2008. From 2006-2007, he served as chairman of The Seminar, a professional group consisting of chief communications officers of corporations and institutions. He is a trustee of the Arthur W. Page Society. He is the co-inventor of a U.S. patent for advanced semiconductor lithography technology. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from the School of Journalism and Mass Communications, San Jose State University.

Diane Gherson

Ms. Diane J. Gherson is Senior Vice President of Human Resources of IBM since 2013.

Erich Clementi

Mr. Erich Clementi is Senior Vice President of IBM Sales and Distribution since 2010.

Martin Jetter

Mr. Martin Jetter is Senior Vice President of IBM Global Technology Services since 2014.

James Kavanaugh

Mr. James J. Kavanaugh is Senior Vice President of Transformation and Operations of IBM since January 2015.

John Kelly

Dr. John E. Kelly, III, is Senior Vice President - IBM Cognitive Solutions and IBM Research of International Business Machines Corporation. He is responsible for IBM's technical and innovation strategies as well as company-wide policies on open standards and intellectual property. Prior to assuming his current role in September of 2004, Dr. Kelly was group executive for IBM's Technology Group, which develops, manufacturers and markets IBM's microelectronics technologies, products and services. Dr. Kelly joined IBM in 1980. In 1990, he was named director of IBM's Semiconductor Research and Development Center. In 1994, he was appointed vice president of business process reengineering for the Microelectronics Division. In 1995, he was named vice president of systems, technology and science for the IBM Research Division. In this role, Dr. Kelly was responsible for the company's most advanced research activities. The following year, he was named vice president of strategy, technology and operations for the Microelectronics Division. In 1997, he was appointed vice president of server development (from work stations to supercomputers) for IBM. In January of 1999, he was appointed general manager of IBM's Microelectronics Division, a position he held until August 2000. Dr. Kelly received a Bachelor of Science degree in physics from Union College in 1976. He received a Master of Science degree in physics from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1978 and his Doctorate in materials engineering from RPI in 1980. In 2004, he received an Honorary Doctorate of Science from The Graduate School at Union College. Dr. Kelly is a board member and former chairman of the Semiconductor Industry Association, a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and member of the Union College Board of Trustees.

Kenneth Keverian

Mr. Kenneth M. Keverian is Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy of IBM since 2014.

Arvind Krishna

Dr. Arvind Krishna is Senior Vice President and Director - IBM Research since 2015.

Robert LeBlanc

Mr. Robert J. LeBlanc is Senior Vice President of IBM Cloud, since 2013.

Robert Picciano

Mr. Robert J. Picciano is Senior Vice President - IBM Data and Analytics Platforms, since 2015.

Michael Rhodin

Mr. Michael D. Rhodin is Senior Vice President - IBM Watson Business Development since 2016.

Thomas Rosamilia

Mr. Thomas W. Rosamilia is Senior Vice President of IBM Systems.

Bridget van Kralingen

Ms. Bridget A. van Kralingen is Senior Vice President of IBM Global Business Services, since 2012.

Stanley Sutula

Mr. Stanley J. Sutula, III, is Vice President and Controller of the Company. Mr. Sutula was most recently the Vice President and Treasurer at IBM. He has been an IBM executive for over 13 years.

Kenneth Chenault

Mr. Kenneth I. Chenault is Director of International Business Machines Corp. He is chairman and chief executive officer of American Express Company, a financial services company. Mr. Chenault joined American Express in 1981 and was named president of the U.S. division of American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc. in 1993, vice chairman of American Express Company in 1995, president and chief operating officer in 1997 and chairman and chief executive officer in 2001. He is a director of The Procter & Gamble Company. Mr. Chenault became an IBM director in 1998.

Michael Eskew

Mr. Michael L. Eskew is an Independent Director of International Business Machines Corp. He is retired chairman and chief executive officer of United Parcel Service, Inc., a provider of specialized transportation and logistics services. He is IBM’s Presiding Director, chair of IBM’s Audit Committee and a member of IBM’s Executive Committee. Mr. Eskew joined United Parcel Service in 1972. He was named corporate vice president for industrial engineering in 1994, group vice president for engineering in 1996, executive vice president in 1999, vice chairman in 2000, and he was chairman and chief executive officer from 2002 until his retirement at the end of 2007. Mr. Eskew remained on the board of United Parcel Service until the end of 2014. He is a director of Allstate Corporation, Eli Lilly and Company and 3M Company. In addition, he is chairman of the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Mr. Eskew became an IBM director in 2005.

David Farr

Mr. David N. Farr is an Independent Director of International Business Machines Corp. He is chairman and chief executive officer of Emerson Electric Co., a diversified manufacturing and technology company. He is a member of IBM’s Audit Committee. Mr. Farr joined Emerson in 1981 and subsequently held various executive positions. He was named senior executive vice president and chief operating officer in 1999, chief executive officer in 2000 and chairman and chief executive officer in 2004. Mr. Farr was named chairman, president and chief executive officer in 2005 and chairman and chief executive officer in 2010. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the National Association of Manufacturers and a former director of the US-China Business Council.

Mark Fields

Mr. Mark Fields has been Independent Director of International Business Machines Corporation., effective March 1, 2016. Mr. Fields joined Ford in 1989. In 2014, he became president and chief executive officer and was elected to the company’s board of directors, where he serves on the board’s finance committee. Previously, he was chief operating officer, a position to which he was named to in 2012. Prior to these positions, he was executive vice president, Ford Motor Company, and president of Ford’s Americas division. In this role, he led the development, manufacturing, marketing and sales of Ford and Lincoln vehicles in the United States, Canada, Mexico and South America and was responsible for overseeing the transformation of the company’s North American operations and record profitability. Fields also previously led Ford’s European operations, served as president and CEO, Mazda Motor Corporation in Japan and was the managing director of Ford Argentina earlier in his career. He holds an economics degree from Rutgers University and an MBA from Harvard.

Alex Gorsky

Mr. Alex Gorsky is an Independent Director of the Company, effective September 1, 2014. Mr. Gorsky is chairman of the board of directors, chief executive officer of Johnson & Johnson. Mr. Gorsky joined Johnson & Johnson in 1988. In 2001, he was appointed president of Janssen Pharmaceutical Inc., and in 2003 he was named company group chairman of the Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Mr. Gorsky left Johnson & Johnson in 2004 to join the Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, where he served as head of the company’s pharmaceutical business in North America. Mr. Gorsky returned to Johnson & Johnson in 2008 as company group chairman for Ethicon. In early 2009, he was appointed worldwide chairman of the Surgical Care Group and member of the executive committee. In September 2009, he was appointed worldwide chairman of the Medical Devices and Diagnostics Group. Mr. Gorsky became vice chairman of the executive committee in January 2011. He was named chief executive officer and joined the board of directors in April 2012 and was named chairman in December 2012. Mr. Gorsky also serves on the boards of the Travis Manion Foundation, Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation and the National Academy Foundation.

Shirley Jackson

Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of International Business Machines Corp. She is president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She is chair of IBM’s Directors and Corporate Governance Committee and a member of IBM’s Executive Committee. Dr. Jackson was a theoretical physicist at the former AT&T Bell Laboratories from 1976 to 1991, professor of theoretical physics at Rutgers University from 1991 to 1995, and chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission from 1995 until she assumed her current position in 1999. Dr. Jackson is a director of FedEx Corporation, Medtronic, Inc. and Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated. She is co-chair of the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board and a member of the International Security Advisory Board to the United States Secretary of State. Dr. Jackson is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (U.K.), the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a trustee of the Brookings Institution and a past president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the National Academy of Engineering, the American Philosophical Society and the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. Additionally, during the past five years, she served as a director of NYSE Euronext and Marathon Oil Corporation.

Andrew Liveris

Mr. Andrew N. Liveris is an Independent Director of International Business Machines Corp. He is chairman and chief executive officer of The Dow Chemical Company, a global technology company focused on developing innovative solutions at the intersections of the physical, materials, polymer and biological sciences. He is a member of IBM’s Executive Compensation and Management Resources Committee. Mr. Liveris joined Dow in 1976 and subsequently held various executive positions, including vice president of specialty chemicals from 1998 to 2000, business group president for performance chemicals from 2000 to 2003, and president and chief operating officer from 2003 to 2004. Mr. Liveris was named president and chief executive officer of Dow in 2004 and chairman in 2006. In 2016 he relinquished the president role and remains chairman and chief executive officer. Mr. Liveris serves as vice chairman of the Executive Committee of the Business Roundtable, co-chair of the President’s Advanced Manufacturing Partnership, an Executive Committee member and former chairman of The Business Council and a member of the President’s Export Council. Mr. Liveris is also a trustee of the Herbert H. & Grace A. Dow Foundation, the California Institute of Technology and the United States Council for International Business (USCIB). Additionally, during the last five years, he served as a director of Citigroup Inc.

Walter McNerney

Mr. Walter James McNerney, Jr., is an Independent Director of International Business Machines Corp. He Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Boeing Company, an aerospace company and manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. He is a member of IBM’s Executive Compensation and Management Resources Committee. Mr. McNerney joined Boeing as chairman and chief executive officer in 2005. In 2015 he stepped down as chief executive officer and remained chairman until his retirement in 2016. Mr. McNerney also served as president of Boeing from 2005 through 2013. Beginning in 1982, he served in management positions at General Electric Company, including as president and chief executive officer of GE Aircraft Engines from 1997 to 2000. From 2001 to 2005, he served as chairman and chief executive officer of 3M Company. Mr. McNerney is a former chairman of the President’s Export Council. He is also a director of The Procter & Gamble Company.

Hutham Olayan

Ms. Hutham S. Olayan is Independent Director of International Business Machines Corporation. Ms. Olayan is Principal, Director and Senior Executive, The Olayan Group, a private, family-owned multinational enterprise that is a diversified global investor and operator of industrial and commercial businesses in the Middle East. She is president and chief executive officer of Olayan America. Ms. Olayan is a director of Morgan Stanley. She is also a member of the Executive Advisory Board of General Atlantic. She serves on the boards of the American University of Beirut, the MasterCard Foundation, the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Ms. Olayan is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and international advisory bodies affiliated with the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs of Harvard University and the Carnegie Middle East Center. Ms. Olayan holds a B.A. from the American University of Beirut and a M.B.A. from Indiana University.

James Owens

Mr. James W. Owens is an Independent Director of International Business Machines Corp. He retired chairman and chief executive officer of Caterpillar Inc., a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines and industrial gas turbines. He is a member of IBM’s Audit Committee. Mr. Owens joined Caterpillar in 1972 as a corporate economist and subsequently held various management positions, including chief financial officer. He was named group president in 1995 and vice chairman in 2003. Mr. Owens served as chairman and chief executive officer of Caterpillar from 2004 until his retirement in 2010. He is a director of Alcoa Inc. and Morgan Stanley. Mr. Owens is chairman of the executive committee of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, chairman of the board of trustees at North Carolina State University and was a member of the President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board.

Joan Spero

Ms. Joan E. Spero, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of International Business Machines Corp. She is an adjunct senior research scholar at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. She is a member of IBM’s Audit Committee. Ms. Spero served as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations for Economic and Social Affairs from 1980 to 1981. From 1981 to 1993, she held several positions with American Express Company, the last being executive vice president, corporate affairs and communications. From 1993 to 1996, Ms. Spero served as U.S. Under Secretary of State for Economic, Business and Agricultural Affairs, and from 1997 through 2008, she was president of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. She is a director of Citigroup Inc. and International Paper Company. From 2009 to 2010, she was a visiting fellow at the Foundation Center. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the American Philosophical Society, a trustee emeritus of Columbia University, an honorary trustee of the Brookings Institution, and a trustee of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation and the International Center for Transitional Justice. Additionally, during the past five years, she served as a member of the supervisory board of ING Group. Ms. Spero became an IBM director in 2004.

Sidney Taurel

Mr. Sidney Taurel is Independent Director of International Business Machines Corp. He is Chairman, Pearson plc, a provider of digital education products and services. Mr. Taurel joined Eli Lilly in 1971 and held management positions in the company’s operations in South America and Europe. He was named president of Eli Lilly International Corporation in 1986, executive vice president of the Pharmaceutical Division in 1991, executive vice president of Eli Lilly and Company in 1993, and president and chief operating officer in 1996. He was named chief executive officer of Eli Lilly and Company in 1998 and chairman of the board in 1999. Mr. Taurel retired as chief executive officer in early 2008 and as chairman in late 2008. He is a director of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. and chairman of Pearson plc. He is also a senior advisor at Moelis & Company, a member of the Board of Overseers of the Columbia Business School, a graduate member of The Business Council and a trustee of the Indianapolis Museum of Art.

Peter Voser

Mr. Peter R. Voser is an Independent Director of the Company effective January 1, 2015. He is Chairman, ABB Ltd., a global group of power and automation companies. Mr. Voser joined Shell in 1982 and held a variety of finance and business roles including chief financial officer of Oil Products. In 2002, he joined the Asea Brown Boveri (ABB) Group of Companies as chief financial officer and a member of the ABB Group executive committee. Mr. Voser returned to Shell in 2004 becoming a managing director of The Shell Transport and Trading Company, p.l.c. and chief financial officer of the Royal Dutch/Shell Group. He was appointed chief executive officer of Royal Dutch Shell plc in 2009 and held that position until his retirement in late 2013. Mr. Voser was named chairman of ABB Ltd. in 2015. He is chairman of Catalyst, and a director of Roche Holding Limited and Temasek. Mr. Voser is also active in a number of international and bilateral organizations, including The Business Council.