People: McGraw Hill Financial Inc (MHFI.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Harold McGraw

64 2013 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Douglas Peterson

56 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

John Callahan

55 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Kenneth Vittor

64 1999 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

John Berisford

50 2011 Executive Vice President - Human Resources

D. Edward Smyth

63 2009 Executive Vice President - Corporate Affairs, Executive Assistant to President and Chief Executive Officer

Robert McGraw

58 1995 Director

Winfried Bischoff

71 1999 Independent Director

William Green

59 2011 Independent Director

Charles Haldeman

65 2012 Independent Director

Linda Lorimer

61 2009 Independent Director

Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg

69 2004 Independent Director

Michael Rake

65 2007 Independent Director

Edward Rust

63 2012 Independent Director

Kurt Schmoke

63 2003 Independent Director

Sidney Taurel

65 1996 Independent Director

Richard Thornburgh

62 2011 Independent Director

Chip Merritt

Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Harold McGraw

Mr. Harold W. McGraw, III, has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. (f/k/a The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.)., effective November 1, 2013. Previously he served as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He has been Chairman of the Board since 2000 and President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since 1998. Prior to that, Mr. McGraw had been President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company since 1993. He was Executive Vice President, Operations, of the Company from 1989 to 1993. Prior to that, he was President of the McGraw-Hill Financial Services Company, President of the McGraw-Hill Publications Company, Publisher of Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine and Vice President, Corporate Planning. Before joining the Company in 1980, he held financial positions at the GTE Corporation. Mr. McGraw serves on the Boards of Directors of ConocoPhillips and United Technologies Corporation. Mr. McGraw is the Vice Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce. He is Chairman of the Emergency Committee for American Trade (ECAT), the US-India Business Council and US Council for International Business and a member of The White House convened US-India CEO Forum. He was Chairman of Business Roundtable from 2006 to 2009 and is currently a member of Business Roundtable’s Executive Committee, chairing the Nominating Committee. He is Chairman of the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy and serves on the Board of the Council for Economic Education and is on the Board of Trustees of Carnegie Hall as well as the Board of The New York Public Library. He also is a member of the Boards of the National Organization on Disability.

Douglas Peterson

Mr. Douglas L. Peterson has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. Mr. Peterson, prior to becoming President and Chief Executive Officer on November 1, 2013, was President of Standard & Poor's Ratings Services since 2011. Prior to that, he was Chief Operating Officer of Citibank, NA.

John Callahan

Mr. Jack F. Callahan, Jr., is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. Mr. Callahan, prior to becoming an officer on December 6, 2010, was Chief Financial Officer of Dean Foods. Prior to that, Mr. Callahan held senior management positions at PepsiCo, including Chief Financial Officer of Frito-Lay International.

Kenneth Vittor

John Berisford

Mr. John L. Berisford is Executive Vice President - Human Resources of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. Mr. Berisford, prior to becoming an officer on January 3, 2011, was Senior Vice President, Human Resources, for Pepsi Beverages Company. Prior to that, he held senior Human Resources positions with Pepsi Bottling Group.

D. Edward Smyth

Mr. D. Edward I. Smyth is Executive Vice President - Corporate Affairs, Executive Assistant to President and Chief Executive Officer of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. Mr. Smyth prior to becoming an officer on February 17, 2009, served as Chief Administrative Officer and Senior Vice President of Corporate and Government Affairs for H.J. Heinz Company. Prior to that, Mr. Smyth spent fifteen years as a senior Irish diplomat.

Robert McGraw

Mr. Robert P. McGraw is Director of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. (f/k/a The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.). He has been since 1999 Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Averdale Holdings, LLC, an international investment company. Prior to that, Mr. McGraw was Executive Vice President of the Professional Publishing Group of the Company from 1989 to 1998. He was Executive Vice President of the Healthcare Group from 1987 to 1989, and Group Vice President of that same group from 1985 to 1987. Prior to that, he served in several key positions in the Health Professions Division of the Company: General Manager from 1983 to 1985; Editorial Director from 1982 to 1983; and Editor from 1979 to 1982. He joined the Company in 1976 as a sales representative for McGraw-Hill Higher Education. Mr. McGraw has served as a Director of the Company since 1995 and is a member of the Financial Policy Committee.

Winfried Bischoff

Sir Winfried Franz Wilhelm Bischoff is Independent Director of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. (f/k/a The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.). He has been Chairman of Lloyds Banking Group plc since September 15, 2009. Prior to that he was Chairman of Citigroup, Inc. (“Citi”), a global financial services firm, from December 11, 2007 through February 23, 2009. He served as acting Chief Executive Officer of Citi from November 4, 2007 through December 11, 2007 and Chairman of Citi Europe from 2000 until 2009. Sir Win was Chairman of Schroders plc, an international investment banking and asset management firm headquartered in Great Britain, from 1995 to 2000. Prior to that, Sir Win was Chairman of J. Henry Schroder Co. (the London investment bank of Schroders plc) from 1983 to 1995 and Group Chief Executive of Schroders plc from 1984 to 1995. He is a Director of Eli Lilly and Company and a Trustee (formerly Chairman) of Career Academies UK and a member of the International Advisory Board of Akbank TAS, Turkey. He was a Director of Land Securities plc and Prudential plc. He was knighted in 2000 for his services to the banking industry. Sir Win has served as a Director of the Company since 1999 and is Chair of the Financial Policy Committee and a member of the Compensation and Leadership Development and Executive Committees.

William Green

Mr. William D. Green is Independent Director of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. (f/k/a The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.). He was Executive Chairman of Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, from 2011 through January 2013, and served as Accenture’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from September 2004 through December 2010. Mr. Green was a Director of Accenture from 2001 through January 2013. Prior to serving as Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Green was Accenture’s Chief Operating Officer-Client Services with overall management responsibility for the company’s operating groups. In addition, he served as Group Chief Executive of the Communications & High Tech operating group from 1999 to 2003. He was also Group Chief Executive of the Resources operating group for two years. Earlier in his career, Mr. Green led the Manufacturing industry group and was Managing Director for Accenture’s business in the United States. He joined Accenture in 1977 and became a partner in 1986. Mr. Green is a member of the United Nations’ Secretary-General’s High-Level Group on Sustainable Energy for All, the Initiative for Global Development, the Business Council, the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum and the G100. Mr. Green is also a frequent speaker at business, technology and academic forums worldwide. Mr. Green has served as a Director of the Company since 2011 and is a member of the Compensation and Leadership Development and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees.

Charles Haldeman

Mr. Charles E. Haldeman Jr., has been appointed as Independent Director of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. (f/k/a The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.)., effective July 02, 2012. He was Chief Executive Officer of Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (“Freddie Mac”), the publicly traded mortgage company, from 2009 through 2012. Mr. Haldeman was a Director of Freddie Mac from 2009 through 2012. Prior to that, he was Chairman of Putnam Investment Management, LLC in 2008 and 2009 and its President and Chief Executive Officer from 2003 through 2008. Before his tenure at Putnam, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Delaware Investments and earlier served as President and Chief Operating Officer of United Asset Management Corporation. He holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. He was Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Dartmouth College from 2007 through 2010, and served as a Trustee from 2004 through 2012. He formerly served on the Board of Governors of the Investment Company Institute and the Investment Counsel Association of America. Mr. Haldeman is a member of the Audit and Compensation and Leadership Development Committees.

Linda Lorimer

Ms. Linda Koch Lorimer is no longer Independent Director of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. (f/k/a The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.), effective April 30, 2014. She is Vice President of the University at Yale where she serves as senior counselor to the President and directs a broad array of administrative units ranging from the Office of International Affairs, to Public Affairs and Communications to the Office of Digital Dissemination. She has been at Yale since 1993 when she became Secretary of the University. She was President of Randolph-Macon Woman’s College from 1987 to 1993 and was Associate Provost of Yale University from 1983 to 1987. Ms. Lorimer is the former Chairman of the Board of the Association of American Colleges and Universities and also the Women’s College Coalition. She served as Vice Chair of the Center for Creative Leadership. Ms. Lorimer is a Director of Yale-New Haven Hospital and a Trustee of Hollins University and Save the Children. She was a Director of Sprint Nextel, Centel Corporation and First Colony Life Insurance Company. She currently is Vice Chair of the Global Agenda Council on “The Future of Universities.” Ms. Lorimer has served as a Director of the Company since 1994 and is a member of the Compensation and Leadership Development and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees. She was the Presiding Director of the Company’s Board of Directors from 2004 to 2009.

Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg

Ms. Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg is an Independent Director of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. (f/k/a The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.). She is the founder and has been since 1987 the President, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Strategic Investment Group, a group of affiliated investment management firms. From 1976 to 1987, she was Chief Investment Officer of the Pension Investment Division at the World Bank. Prior to joining the World Bank, she served as an independent consultant in the fields of economics and finance, as a lecturer at the Universidad Catolica Andres Bello in Venezuela and as Treasurer of the C.A. Luz Electrica de Venezuela in Caracas. Ms. Ochoa-Brillembourg is a Director of General Mills, Inc. and Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. In addition, she is a Director of The Atlantic Council of the United States and a lifetime member of The Council on Foreign Relations. She is also Vice Chairman, Dean’s Alumni Leadership Council, Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Ms. Ochoa-Brillembourg is Founding Chair of the Youth Orchestra of the Americas. She is also an Advisory Board member of the Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University. She is a former Director of the World Bank/International Monetary Fund Credit Union and the Harvard Management Company. Ms. Ochoa-Brillembourg has served as a Director of the Company since 2004 and is a member of the Audit and Financial Policy Committees.

Michael Rake

Sir Michael Rake is Independent Director of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. (f/k/a The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.). He has been Chairman of BT Group plc (“BT”), one of the communications companies in the world, serving customers in more than 170 countries, since 2007. Prior to being named Chairman of BT, he was Chairman of KPMG International, one of the world’s accounting organizations, with operations in 148 countries and more than 113,000 professionals working in member firms worldwide. After joining KPMG in 1972, he served the company in various capacities in Belgium, Luxembourg, the Middle East and London, and led a number of global clients’ services teams. He joined the company’s UK Board in 1991, was elected UK Senior Partner in 1998 and named International Chairman in 2002. Sir Michael is the former Chair of the Commission for Employment and Skills in the UK and has been Chairman of easyJet plc since 2010. In addition, Sir Michael is Deputy Chairman at Barclays plc and was formerly on the Board of the Financial Reporting Council. He is a member of the Board of the Transatlantic Business Council and is a William Pitt Fellow at Pembroke College, Cambridge. Educated at Wellington College, where he is Chairman of the Governors, Sir Michael is qualified as a UK chartered accountant. He was knighted in 2007 for his services to the accounting profession. Sir Michael has served as a Director of the Company since 2007 and is Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Executive and Financial Policy Committees.

Edward Rust

Mr. Edward B. Rust, Jr., is Independent Director of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. (f/k/a The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.). He has been Chief Executive Officer of State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, the insurer of automobiles and homes in the United States, since 1985. He was elected Chairman of the Board two years later. Mr. Rust was also President of State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company from 1985 to 1998 and was re-elected President in 2007. Mr. Rust is a Director of Helmerich & Payne, an oil and gas drilling company, and Caterpillar Inc., a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment. Mr. Rust is a Trustee for Illinois Wesleyan University. Additionally, Mr. Rust is Chairman of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and is a member of Business Roundtable, where he served as Co-Chair for seven years, and the Financial Services Roundtable, where he served as Chairman. He was also a member of President George W. Bush’s Transition Advisory Team Committee on Education. Mr. Rust has served as a Director of the Company since 2001 and is Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Audit, Compensation and Leadership Development and Executive Committees. He has also served as the Presiding Director of the Company’s Board of Directors since 2010.

Kurt Schmoke

Mr. Kurt L. Schmoke is Independent Director of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. (f/k/a The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.). He has been Vice President and General Counsel of Howard University since June 2012. Prior to that he was the Dean of Howard University School of Law from 2003 to June 2012. He was a partner at the Washington, D.C. based law firm of Wilmer Cutler & Pickering from 2000 through 2002. Mr. Schmoke served three terms as the Mayor of Baltimore from 1987 until 1999. Mr. Schmoke served as the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City from 1982 until 1987. Mr. Schmoke is a Director of Legg Mason, Inc. He is a Trustee of The Carnegie Corporation of New York and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, a private philanthropic group. Mr. Schmoke is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Mr. Schmoke was named to President Jimmy Carter’s domestic policy staff in 1977. He was a Director of the Baltimore Life Companies and a Trustee of the Yale Corporation. Mr. Schmoke has served as a Director of the Company since 2003 and is a member of the Financial Policy and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees.

Sidney Taurel

Mr. Sidney Taurel is Independent Director of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. (f/k/a The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.). He is Chairman Emeritus of Eli Lilly and Company, a global pharmaceutical company. Prior to that he was Chairman of Eli Lilly and Company from 1999 to December 31, 2008 and Chief Executive Officer from 1999 to March 31, 2008. He was also its President from 1996 through 2005. Mr. Taurel joined Eli Lilly and Company in 1971 and held management positions in the company’s operations in Brazil and Europe before becoming President of Eli Lilly International Corporation in 1986. He was elected a Director of Eli Lilly and Company in 1991, became Executive Vice President in 1993, and President and Chief Operating Officer in 1996. Mr. Taurel is Chairman of the Strategic Advisory Committee for Capital Royalty, LLC. He is also a member of the Boards of IBM Corporation and BioCrossroads. In addition, Mr. Taurel is a member of the global advisory Boards for Moelis, Takeda and Almirall. He serves on the Board of Overseers of the Columbia Business School, is a member of The Business Council, and a Trustee of the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Mr. Taurel received three Presidential appointments: to the Homeland Security Advisory Council (2002-2004); the President’s Export Council (2002-2007); and the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations (2007-2009). Mr. Taurel has served as a Director of the Company since 1996 and is Chair of the Compensation and Leadership Development Committee and a member of the Executive and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees.

Richard Thornburgh

Mr. Richard E. Thornburgh has been appointed as Independent Director of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. (f/k/a The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.)., effective December 7, 2011. Mr. Thornburgh is Vice Chairman of Corsair Capital LLC, a private equity firm focused on investing in the global financial services industry. Mr. Thornburgh joined Corsair in 2006. Prior to that, Mr. Thornburgh held key positions with Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB), the investment banking arm of Credit Suisse, including Executive Vice Chairman of CSFB from 2004 through 2005. He has also held key positions with Credit Suisse, including Chief Financial Officer, Chief Risk Officer and member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse. Mr. Thornburgh is a Director of Credit Suisse Group AG, Reynolds American Inc. and NewStar Financial, Inc. He was a Director of National City Corporation and Dollar General Corporation. Mr. Thornburgh served as Chairman of the Securities Industry Association in 2004 and later joined its International Advisory Council, which provides guidance on World Trade Organization negotiations, United States-European Union market trends and other issues affecting international capital markets. In addition, he serves on the Executive Committee of the University of Cincinnati Foundation and is on the University of Cincinnati Investment Committee. Mr. Thornburgh has served as a Director of the Company since 2011 and is a member of the Audit and Financial Policy Committees.

Chip Merritt

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