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Primerica Inc (PRI)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Donald Williams

60 2015 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Peter Schneider

60 2015 President

Glenn Williams

57 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Alison Rand

49 2000 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

John Addison

59 2015 Non-Executive Chairman - Primerica Distribution, Director

William Kelly

61 2010 President of PFS Investments

Gregory Pitts

54 2009 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Chess Britt

60 2010 Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Jeffrey Fendler

60 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance and Risk Officer

Alexis Ginn

69 2015 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Kathryn Kieser

Executive Vice President - Investor Relations

Michael Adams

60 2010 Executive Vice President and Chief Business Technology Officer

P. George Benson

70 2014 Lead Independent Director

Joel Babbit

63 2011 Independent Director

Gary Crittenden

63 2013 Independent Director

Cynthia Day

51 2014 Independent Director

Mark Mason

47 2013 Independent Director

Robert McCullough

74 2010 Independent Director

Beatriz Perez

47 2014 Independent Director

Barbara Yastine

57 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Donald Williams

Mr. Donald R. Williams is the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Primerica Inc. He has served as non-executive Chairman of since April 2015 and as Chairman from October 2009 through March 2015. He served as our Co-Chief Executive Officer from 1999 through March 2015 and has served the Company since 1989 in various capacities, including as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of the Primerica operating unit of Citigroup. Mr. Williams also serves on the Board of Directors of Crawford & Company, Usana Health Sciences, Inc., the Anti-Defamation League Southeast Region, the Atlanta Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America, the Board of Trustees of The Woodruff Arts Center and the Carter Center Board of Councilors. Mr. Williams received both his B.S. degree and his M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Williams led the Company as Co-Chief Executive Officer for 15 years and brings to our Board more than 20 years of knowledge of the Company’s business, finances and operations along with expertise in senior management, finance, M&A, strategic planning, and risk and asset management.

Peter Schneider

Mr. Peter W. Schneider has been appointed as President of Primerica, Inc., effective April 1, 2015. He has served as President since April 2015. He served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Chief Administrative Officer from 2000 to April 2015 and as Corporate Secretary from 2000 through January 2014. He worked at the law firm of Rogers & Hardin LLP as a partner from 1988 to 2000. Mr. Schneider earned both his B.S. in political science and industrial relations in 1978 and his J.D. in 1981 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He serves on the boards of directors of the Northwest YMCA and the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies.

Glenn Williams

Mr. Glenn J. Williams is Chief Executive Officer, Director of Primerica Inc., effective April 1, 2015. He has served as our Chief Executive Officer since April 2015. He served as the Company’s President from 2005 through March 2015. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President of Field and Product Marketing for international operations from 2000 to 2005; as President and Chief Executive Officer of Primerica Canada from 1996 to 2000; and in roles of increasing responsibility as part of Primerica’s international expansion team in Canada from 1985 to 2000. He began his career with Primerica in 1981 as a member of the Company’s sales force and joined the Home Office team in 1983. Mr. Williams received his B.S. degree in Education from Baptist University of America. Mr. Williams brings to our Board more than 30 years of experience with the Company, including time in the field as a sales representative, as well as expertise in general management, sales and marketing.

Alison Rand

Ms. Alison S. Rand is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Primerica, Inc. She has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since 2000 and in various capacities at our company since 1995. Prior to 1995, Ms. Rand worked in the audit department of KPMG LLP. Ms. Rand earned her B.S. in accounting from the University of Florida in 1990 and is a certified public accountant. She is a board member of the Atlanta Children's Shelter, the Partnership Against Domestic Violence, Cool Girls, Inc. and Junior Achievement of Georgia. She also serves on the Terry College of Business Executive Education CFO Roundtable Advisory Board.

John Addison

Mr. John A. Addison, Jr., is the Non-Executive Chairman - Primerica Distribution, Director of Primerica Inc. He has served as the non-executive Chairman of Primerica Distribution since April 2015 and as Chairman of Primerica Distribution from March 2010 through March 2015. He served as the Company’s Co-Chief Executive Officer from 1999 through March 2015 and served the Company in various capacities since 1982 when he joined us as a business systems analyst. He has served in numerous officer roles with Primerica Life Insurance Company (“Primerica Life”), a life insurance underwriter, and Primerica Financial Services, Inc., a general agent, both of which are subsidiaries of Primerica. He served as Vice President and Senior Vice President of Primerica Life, as well as Executive Vice President and Group Executive Vice President of Marketing. In 1995, he became President of the Primerica operating unit of Citigroup Inc. (“Citigroup”) and was promoted to Co-Chief Executive Officer in 1999. Mr. Addison is President and Chief Executive Officer of Addison Leadership Group LLC, is Leadership Editor of Success Magazine, and serves on the Board of the National Monuments Foundation. Mr. Addison received his B.A. in Economics from the University of Georgia and his M.B.A. from Georgia State University. Mr. Addison brings to our Board his 15 years of experience as our Co-Chief Executive Officer and over 30 years of understanding the Company and our business, along with general management and marketing expertise.

William Kelly

Mr. William A. Kelly serves as President of PFS Investments, a subsidiary of Primerica Inc. He has overseen Primerica Life Insurance Company of Canada, a subsidiary of Primerica, since 2009, has served as President of PFS Investments, a subsidiary of Primerica, since 2005 and has served the company in various capacities since 1985. Mr. Kelly graduated from the University of Georgia in 1979 with a B.B.A. in accounting.

Gregory Pitts

Mr. Gregory C. Pitts is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Primerica Inc. He has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since December 2009, as Executive Vice President since 1995 with responsibilities within the Term Life Insurance and Investment and Savings Products seg ments and information technology division and in various capacities at our company since 1985. Mr. Pitts earned his B.S.B.A. in general business from the University of Arkansas in 1985. He serves on the Boy Scouts of America Atlanta Area Council.

Chess Britt

Mr. Chess E. Britt is Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer of Primerica, Inc. He has served as Chief Marketing Officer since April 2010, as Executive Vice President responsible for marketing administration and field communication since 1995 and in various capacities at our company since 1982. Mr. Britt earned his B.A. in business administration from the University of Georgia in 1978. He serves on the board of directors of the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce.

Jeffrey Fendler

Mr. Jeffrey S. Fendler is Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance and Risk Officer of the company since February 2014. He has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Compliance and Risk Officer of our company since February 2014. He served as President of Primerica Life, a subsidiary of Primerica, from 2005 through January 2014 and in various capacities at our company since 1980. Mr. Fendler received a B.A. in economics from Tulane University.

Alexis Ginn

Ms. Alexis P. Ginn is the Executive Vice President, General Counsel of the Company. She has served as our Executive Vice President and General Counsel since May 2015 and as Executive Vice President and Deputy General Counsel from July 1998 to May 2015 . She has served in various legal capacities with Primerica since 1991. Ms. Ginn began her career as a trial attorney in the Civil Division of the Department of Justice. She received her Bachelor of Science with honors from Tufts University and her J.D. from George Washington University Law School where she was on the law review and a member of the Order of the Coif.

Kathryn Kieser

Michael Adams

Mr. Michael C. Adams is Executive Vice President and Chief Business Technology Officer of Primerica, Inc. He has served as Chief Business Technology Officer since April 2010, as Executive Vice President responsible for business technology since 1998 and in various capacities at our company since 1980. Mr. Adams earned his B.A. in business and economics from Hendrix College in 1978.

P. George Benson

Dr. P. George Benson, Ph.D., is Lead Independent Director of Primerica, Inc. He has been Professor of Decision Sciences at the College of Charleston, since July 2014. Mr. Benson served as the President of the College of Charleston from February 2007 through June 2014. From June 1998 until January 2007, he was Dean of the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. From July 1993 to June 1998, Mr. Benson served as Dean of the Rutgers Business School at Rutgers University and, prior to that, Mr. Benson was on the faculty of the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. Mr. Benson currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Foundation for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, was Chairman of the Board of Overseers for the Baldrige Award Program from 2004 to 2007 and was a national judge for the Baldrige Award from 1997 to 2000. Mr. Benson also serves on the Board of Directors of AGCO Corporation and Crawford & Company. Mr. Benson received a B.S. degree in Mathematics from Bucknell University, completed graduate work in operations research in the Engineering School of New York University and earned a Ph.D. in business from the University of Florida. Mr. Benson brings to our Board significant expertise in academics, senior management, corporate governance, strategic planning, and risk and asset management. In particular, our Board considered his experience managing the College of Charleston’s staff of more than 2,000, budget of more than $250 million and endowment of more than $80 million, as well as his service on the boards of directors of other public companies and as a member of their audit committees.

Joel Babbit

Mr. Joel M. Babbit is an Independent Director of Primerica, Inc., since August 1, 2011. He is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Narrative Content Group, LLC (formerly MNN Holding Company, LLC) (“NCG”), one of the leading resources for the production and distribution of digital content. Prior to launching NCG in 2009, Mr. Babbit spent more than 20 years in the advertising and public relations industry, creating two of the largest advertising agencies in the Southeastern US – Babbit and Reiman (acquired by London-based GGT) and 360 (acquired by WPP Group’s Grey Global Group). Following the acquisition of 360 by Grey Global Group in 2002, Mr. Babbit served as President and Chief Creative Officer of the resulting entity, Grey Atlanta, until 2009. He also previously served as President of WPP Group’s GCI, a public relations firm, and as Executive Vice President and General Manager for the New York office of advertising agency Chiat/Day Inc. Following his hometown of Atlanta being awarded the 1996 Summer Olympics, and at the request of Mayor Maynard Jackson, Mr. Babbit took a leave of absence from the private sector to serve as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for the City of Atlanta and as a member of the Mayor’s cabinet. He received an A.B.J. degree from the University of Georgia. Mr. Babbit brings to our Board over 20 years of experience in marketing and advertising, his management experience, his expertise in social media and his experience as an entrepreneur.

Gary Crittenden

Mr. Gary L. Crittenden is an Independent Director of Primerica, Inc., effective July 15, 2013. He has been a private investor, and has served as a non-employee Executive Director of HGGC, LLC (“HGGC”), a California-based middle market private equity firm, since January 2017. He previously served as a Managing Partner of HGGC from July 2009 to January 2017, Chairman from August 2013 to January 2017 and Chief Executive Officer from April 2012 to August 2013. From March 2009 to July 2009, Mr. Crittenden was Chairman of Citi Holdings, an operating segment of Citigroup that comprises financial services company Citi Brokerage and Asset Management, Global Consumer Finance and Special Assets Portfolios, and from March 2007 to March 2009 he served as Chief Financial Officer of Citigroup. He served as the Chief Financial Officer of the American Express Company from 2000 to 2007. Prior to American Express, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Monsanto, Sears Roebuck and Company, Melville Corporation and Filene’s Basement. On three separate occasions, the readers of Institutional Investor Magazine named Mr. Crittenden one of the “Best CFOs in America.” Mr. Crittenden spent the first twelve years of his career at Bain & Company, an international management consulting firm, where he became a partner. Mr. Crittenden also serves on the Board of Directors of Zions Bancorporation. He received a B.S. Degree from Brigham Young University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Mr. Crittenden brings to our Board expertise in general management, finance and accounting, strategic planning, risk and asset management, investment banking and capital markets, as well as experience serving on the boards of directors of several large public companies.

Cynthia Day

Ms. Cynthia N. Day is an Independent Director of the Company. She has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Citizens Bancshares Corporation and Citizens Trust Bank since February 2012. Citizens Bancshares Corporation was a publicly held corporation until January 2017. She served as Chief Operating Officer and Senior Executive Vice President of Citizens Trust Bank from February 2003 to January 2012 and served as its acting President and Chief Executive Officer from January 2012 to February 2012. She previously served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and in other capacities of Citizens Federal Savings Bank of Birmingham from 1993 until its acquisition by Citizens Trust Bank in 2003. Before joining Citizens Trust Bank, she served as an audit manager for KPMG. Ms. Day also serves on the Board of Directors of Aaron’s. Inc., the National Banker’s Association, and the Atlanta Area Council of Boy Scouts of America. She is a member of the Georgia Society of CPAs, and a member of the Rotary Club of Atlanta. Ms. Day received a B.S. degree from the University of Alabama. Ms. Day brings to our Board experience as the chief executive officer of a publicly held company as well as expertise in general management, mergers and acquisitions (“M&A”), government and regulatory affairs, finance and accounting, strategic planning, risk and asset management and corporate governance. She also has experience serving on the boards of directors of several public companies. In addition, the customer base served by Citizens Bancshares is very similar to that served by the Company, giving her a great understanding of their buying habits, the products they purchase and effective marketing and communication methods.

Mark Mason

Mr. Mark Mason is an Independent Director of Primerica Inc. He has been the Chief Financial Officer of the Institutional Clients Group of Citigroup since September 2014. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Citi Private Bank, a division of Citigroup’s Institutional Clients Group, from May 2013 to September 2014; as Chief Executive Officer of Citi Holdings, an operating segment of Citigroup that comprises Citi Brokerage and Asset Management, Global Consumer Finance and Special Assets Portfolios, from January 2012 to May 2013; and as Chief Operating Officer of Citi Holdings from January 2009 to December 2011. Mr. Mason joined Citigroup in 2001 and has also served as the Chief Financial Officer and Head of Strategy and M&A for Citigroup’s Global Wealth Management Division, Chief of Staff to Citigroup’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for Citigroup Real Estate Investments and Vice President of Corporate Development at Citigroup. Prior to joining Citigroup, Mr. Mason held various positions at Lucent Technologies, Marakon Associates, a strategy consulting firm, and Goldman, Sachs & Co. He received a Bachelor of Business and Administration in Finance from Howard University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Mr. Mason brings to our Board expertise in general management, finance, strategic planning, M&A, and investment banking and capital markets.

Robert McCullough

Mr. Robert F. McCullough is an Independent Director of Primerica Inc. He has been a private investor since January 2007. He previously was Senior Partner of the investment fund manager Invesco Ltd. (formerly AMVESCAP PLC) from June 2004 to December 2006. Prior thereto, he was Chief Financial Officer of AMVESCAP PLC from April 1996 to May 2004. Mr. McCullough joined the New York audit staff of Arthur Andersen LLP in 1964, served as Partner from 1972 until 1996, and served as Managing Partner in Atlanta from 1987 until 1996. Mr. McCullough also serves on the Board of Directors of Acuity Brands. He received his B.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin. Mr. McCullough brings to our Board expertise in senior management, finance and accounting, corporate governance, and M&A. In particular, our Board considered his broad perspective in accounting, financial controls and financial reporting matters and his extensive audit experience based on his lengthy career in public accounting and his experience serving as the chairman of the audit committees and governance committees of several public companies.

Beatriz Perez

Ms. Beatriz R. Perez is an Independent Director of Primerica, Inc., She has been employed by The Coca-Cola Company (“Coca-Cola”) since 1994. She has been Chief Sustainability Officer for Coca-Cola since July 2011 and has been SVP of Partnerships, Innovation, Licensing and Retail since January 2017. Prior to her current position, Ms. Perez held the positions of Chief Marketing Officer from April 2010 to July 2011; Senior Vice President, Integrated Marketing for the North America Division of Coca Cola from May 2007 to April 2010; and Vice President, Media, Sports and Entertainment Marketing from 2005 to May 2007. From 1996 to 2005, she held the positions of Associate Brand Manager, Classic Coke; Sports Marketing and NASCAR Manager; Vice President of Sports; and Vice President of the Victory Junction Group board. Ms. Perez is also the Chair Emeritus of the Grammy Foundation. Ms. Perez received a B.S. degree from the University of Maryland. Ms. Perez brings to our Board expertise in corporate governance and experience sitting on the Board of Directors of HSBC Finance Corporation and its related entities. In particular, our Board considered her significant current and past experience serving in several senior management positions at Coca-Cola.

Barbara Yastine

Ms. Barbara A. Yastine is an Independent Director of Primerica, Inc. She served as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Lebenthal Holdings from September 2015 to June 2016. She previously served as Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ally Bank from March 2012 to September 2015 and as Chief Administrative Officer of Ally Financial, overseeing the risk, compliance, legal and technology areas from May 2010 to March 2012. Prior to joining Ally Financial, she served as a Principal of Southgate Alternative Investments, a start-up diversified alternative asset manager, beginning in June 2007. She served as Chief Financial Officer for investment bank Credit Suisse First Boston from October 2002 to August 2004. From 1987 through 2002, Ms. Yastine worked at Citigroup and its predecessor companies. Ms. Yastine also serves on the Board of Directors of First Data Corporation. She received a B.A. in Journalism and an M.B.A. from New York University. Ms. Yastine brings to our Board expertise in general management, risk and asset management, finance, strategic planning, and direct to consumer digital strategies. In particular, our Board considered her significant current and past experience serving in senior management positions in the investment banking and capital markets industries.

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