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Simon Property Group Inc (SPG)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Simon

54 2007 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Herbert Simon

81 2007 Chairman Emeritus

Andrew Juster

63 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Richard Sokolov

66 1996 President, Chief Operating Officer, Director

John Rulli

59 2011 Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer

David Contis

57 2011 Senior Executive Vice President, President - Simon Malls

Steven Broadwater

49 2009 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Brian McDade

36 2014 Senior Vice President, Treasurer

James Barkley

64 1993 General Counsel, Secretary

Steven Fivel

55 2011 Assistant General Counsel, Assistant Secretary

Larry Glasscock

68 2014 Lead Independent Director

Karen Horn

72 2004 Independent Director

Allan Hubbard

68 2009 Independent Director

Reuben Leibowitz

68 2005 Independent Director

Gary Rodkin

64 2015 Independent Director

Daniel Smith

58 2009 Independent Director

J. Albert Smith

75 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

David Simon

Mr. David E. Simon is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Simon Property Group, Inc. He has been President of the Company's predecessor from 1993 to 1996. From 1988 to 1990, Mr. Simon was Vice President of Wasserstein Perella & Company. From 1985 to 1988, he was an Associate at First Boston Corp. He is the son of the late Melvin Simon and the nephew of Herbert Simon. Mr. Simon has served as our Chief Executive Officer or the Chief Executive Officer of our predecessor for over 20 years. During that time he has provided leadership in the development and execution of our successful growth strategy, overseeing numerous strategic acquisitions that have been consolidated into what is recognized as the nation's leading retail real estate company. He gained experience in mergers and acquisitions while working at major Wall Street firms before joining his father and uncle. Mr. Simon serves on the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts' board of governors, which gives him an industry-wide perspective that extends beyond our own operations.

Herbert Simon

Mr. Herbert Simon is Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Simon Property Group, Inc. since 2007. He is Co-Chairman of the Board of the Company or its predecessor from 1995 to 2007. Mr. Simon was Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Company's predecessor from its incorporation in 1993 to 1995. He also serves on the Board of Governors for the National Basketball Association and as Chairman of the Board of MSA. Herbert Simon is our co-founder and Chairman Emeritus. The retail real estate business that he and his brother, the late Melvin Simon, started decades ago established the foundation for all of our current operations and record of achievement. Mr. Simon's leadership of the Indiana Pacers National Basketball Association ("NBA") basketball franchise has led to his service on the Board of Governors of the NBA.

Andrew Juster

Mr. Andrew A. Juster is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Juster joined Melvin Simon & Associates, Inc., or MSA, in 1989 and held various financial positions with MSA until 1993 and thereafter has held various positions with Simon. Mr. Juster became Treasurer in 2001 and was promoted to Executive Vice President in 2008 and Chief Financial Officer in 2014.

Richard Sokolov

Mr. Richard S. Sokolov is President, Chief Operating Officer, Director of Simon Property Group, Inc. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of DeBartolo Realty Corporation from its incorporation in 1994 until it merged with our predecessors in 1996. Mr. Sokolov joined its predecessor, The Edward J. DeBartolo Corporation, in 1982 as Vice President and General Counsel and was named Senior Vice President, Development and General Counsel in 1986. Mr. Sokolov has served as our President and Chief Operating Officer since 1996 immediately following our acquisition of DeBartolo Realty Corporation. Mr. Sokolov had served as Chief Executive Officer and President of DeBartolo Realty Corporation and Senior Vice President Development and General Counsel of its predecessor operations for a number of years. Mr. Sokolov is a past Chairman of the International Council of Shopping Centers ("ICSC") and currently serves as a trustee and a member of the ICSC Nominating Committee.

John Rulli

Mr. John Rulli is Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of the Company. Mr. Rulli joined MSA in 1988 and held various positions with MSA and Simon thereafter. Mr. Rulli became Chief Administrative Officer in 2007 and was promoted to Senior Executive Vice President in 2011.

David Contis

Mr. David J. Contis is Senior Executive Vice President, President - Simon Malls of the Company. Mr. Contis joined Simon in 2011. Prior to joining Simon, Mr. Contis served as the President of Real Estate at Equity Group Investments, LLC. Mr. Contis has over 35 years of domestic and international real estate experience including 25 years overseeing both public and private mall portfolios.

Steven Broadwater

Mr. Steven K. Broadwater is Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. Prior to that he served as Simon's Vice President and Corporate Controller. Mr. Broadwater joined Simon in 2004 and was promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer in 2009.

Brian McDade

Mr. Brian J. McDade is Senior Vice President and Treasurer of the Company. Mr. McDade joined Simon in 2007 as the Director of Capital Markets and was promoted to Senior Vice President of Capital Markets in 2013. Mr. McDade was promoted to Treasurer in 2014.

James Barkley

Mr. James M. Barkley is no longer General Counsel and Secretary of the Company, effective January 1, 2017. Mr. Barkley joined MSA in 1978 as a staff attorney and was named Assistant General Counsel in 1984. He was named General Counsel in 1992 and Secretary in 1993.

Steven Fivel

Mr. Steven E. Fivel has been appointed as General Counsel, Secretary of the Company, effective January 1, 2017. He was Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary of the Company. Steven Fivel rejoined Simon in March 2011 as Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary and has been with the Company for a combined 14 years. From February 1988 until December 1996, Fivel served Simon in various legal capacities including real estate development, joint ventures, shopping center finance and corporate transactions. From January 1997 through February 2011, Fivel served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of BrightPoint, Inc., a global leader in providing end-to-end supply chain solutions to the wireless industry. He is a graduate of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and earned his J.D. from The John Marshall Law School.

Larry Glasscock

Mr. Larry C. Glasscock is Lead Independent Director of Simon Property Group, Inc. He is Former Chairman of WellPoint, Inc. (now Anthem, Inc.) a healthcare insurance company, from November 2005 to March 2010. Mr. Glasscock also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of WellPoint, Inc. from 2004 to 2007. Mr. Glasscock previously served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Anthem, Inc. from 2003 to 2004 and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Anthem, Inc. from 2001 to 2003. Mr. Glasscock also previously served as a director of Anthem, Inc. Mr. Glasscock served as the Chief Executive Officer of the nation's leading health benefits company for many years. He has experience in leading a large public company, setting and implementing strategic plans, developing and implementing turnaround and growth strategies, and developing talent and participating in successful leadership transitions. Mr. Glasscock also has experience leading acquisitions of companies, particularly over the last 10 years. In addition, he worked in financial services for 20 years and can identify meaningful metrics to assess a company's performance. He also serves, and has served for over 15 years, as a director of other public companies. Mr. Glasscock serves as our Lead Independent Director and serves on our Governance and Nominating Committee and Audit Committee. The Board of Directors has determined that he is an "audit committee financial expert".

Karen Horn

Dr. Karen N. Horn, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of Simon Property Group, Inc., since 2004. She is Retired President, Global Private Client Services and Managing Director, Marsh, Inc., a subsidiary of MMC, having served in these positions from 1999 to 2003. Prior to joining Marsh, she was Senior Managing Director and Head of International Private Banking at Bankers Trust Company; Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Bank One, Cleveland, N.A.; President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; Treasurer of Bell of Pennsylvania; and Vice President of First National Bank of Boston. Dr. Horn has served as Senior Managing Director of Brock Capital Group, a corporate advisory and investment banking firm, since 2003. She is also Vice Chairman of the U.S.-Russia Foundation and a member of the board of the National Bureau of Economic Research and most recently was appointed Vice Chairman. She previously served as a director of Georgia-Pacific Corporation and Fannie Mae. Dr. Horn has more than 30 years of experience in international finance and management, including her service as President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and as a senior executive of a number of financial institutions. These experiences provide her with expertise in financial management and economic policy and an in-depth knowledge of the capital markets in which we actively participate. Dr. Horn serves as a director of several other publicly-held companies. She is a member of our Governance and Nominating Committee, which she chairs.

Allan Hubbard

Mr. Allan B. Hubbard is an Independent Director of Simon Property Group, Inc., since 2009. He is Co-Founder and Chairman of E&A Companies, a privately-held holding company that acquires and operates established companies, since 1977. Mr. Hubbard served as Assistant to the President for Economic Policy and director of the National Economic Council for the George W. Bush administration. He also served as Executive Director of the President's Council on Competitiveness for the George H.W. Bush administration. Mr. Hubbard previously served as a director of Acadia Healthcare, Anthem, Inc., PIMCO Equity Series and PIMCO Equity Series VIT. Mr. Hubbard has more than 30 years' experience as an entrepreneur having founded and led a company that acquires and grows companies in North America and Europe. He served on the board of directors of a major, publicly-held healthcare company for a number of years during which time he served on that board's audit, compensation and governance committees. Mr. Hubbard also has extensive government and economic policy experience, having held key economic positions in the administrations of two U.S. Presidents. He is an honors graduate of Harvard Business School with an emphasis in finance and an honors graduate of Harvard Law School. Mr. Hubbard serves on our Compensation Committee and Governance and Nominating Committee.

Reuben Leibowitz

Mr. Reuben S. Leibowitz is an Independent Director of Simon Property Group, Inc., since 2005. He is Managing Member of JEN Partners, a private equity firm, since 2005. Mr. Leibowitz was a Managing Director of Warburg Pincus from 1984 to 2005. He was a director of Chelsea Property Group, Inc. from 1993 until it was acquired by the Company in 2004 and previously served as a director of AV Homes, Inc. Mr. Leibowitz led a major private equity firm's real estate activities for many years and in that role was responsible for developing long-term corporate strategies. Mr. Leibowitz practiced 15 years as a CPA, including a number of years specializing in tax issues, and is an attorney. He has an in-depth understanding of our Premium Outlets® platform, having served as a director of Chelsea Property Group, the publicly-held company we acquired in 2004. He serves on our Audit Committee and Compensation Committee, which he chairs. The Board of Directors has determined that he is an "audit committee financial expert".

Gary Rodkin

Mr. Gary M. Rodkin is an Independent Director of the Company. Gary M. Rodkin was Chief Executive Officer and member of the board of ConAgra Foods, Inc. from 2005 until his retirement in May 2015. Mr. Rodkin was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo Beverages and Foods North America from February 2003 to June 2005. Mr. Rodkin joined PepsiCo in 1998, after it acquired Tropicana, where Mr. Rodkin had served as President since 1995. From 1979 to 1995, Mr. Rodkin held marketing and general management positions of increasing responsibility at General Mills, with his last three years at the company as President, Yoplait-Colombo. The Board appointed Mr. Rodkin as a director in July 2015, and he is now standing for election to a full term. Mr. Rodkin has extensive experience in the leadership and management of a large packaged food company and expertise in branding and marketing of food and foodservice operations globally as the former Chief Executive Officer of ConAgra Foods, Inc. Mr. Rodkin was appointed to the Board in July 2015, and he is now standing for election to a full term.

Daniel Smith

Mr. Daniel C. Smith, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of Simon Property Group, Inc., since 2009. He is Professor of Marketing at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, and President and Chief Executive Officer of the Indiana University Foundation. Served as Dean of the Kelley School from 2005 - 2012 and as Chief Executive Officer of the Indiana University Foundation since 2012. Dr. Smith joined the faculty of the Kelley School in 1996 and has served as Chair of the Marketing Department, Chair of the MBA Program, and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. Dr. Smith has spent over 30 years teaching, conducting research, and consulting in the areas of marketing strategy, brand management, financial management, compensation, human resource development and corporate governance. He served as Dean of one of the country's top-rated and largest business schools, and now is the Chief Executive Officer of one of the nation's largest university foundations with $2.0 billion of assets. Both as Dean and Foundation Chief Executive Officer, he was/is responsible for financial oversight and long term financial planning, hiring and retention policies, compensation policies, public relations and overall long term strategy. He serves on our Governance and Nominating Committee and Compensation Committee.

J. Albert Smith

Mr. J. Albert Smith, Jr., is an Independent Director of Simon Property Group, Inc. He has been Chairman, Chase Bank in Central Indiana since 2014 and Managing Director of J.P. Morgan Private Bank since 2005. Mr. Smith was President of Bank One Central Indiana from 2001 to 2005; Managing Director of Banc One Corporation from 1998 to 2001; President of Bank One, Indiana, NA from 1994 to 1998; and President of Banc One Mortgage Corporation from 1974 to 1994. Mr. Smith has served as Chairman, President and Managing Director of the Midwest operations of a major financial institution for a number of years during which time he has been involved in real estate lending activities. Through these experiences he has developed expertise in financial management and credit markets. He served as our Lead Independent Director until March 2014 and currently serves on our Compensation Committee and our Audit Committee which he chairs. The Board of Directors has determined that he is an "audit committee financial expert".