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Ventas Inc (VTR)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Debra Cafaro

58 2010 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Robert Probst

48 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

T. Richard Riney

58 2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel

John Cobb

44 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer

Todd Lillibridge

60 2010 EVP - Medical Property Operations; President and CEO of Lillibridge Healthcare Services Inc

Melody Barnes

52 2014 Independent Director

Jay Gellert

62 2001 Independent Director

Richard Gilchrist

70 2011 Independent Director

Matthew Lustig

55 2011 Independent Director

Roxanne Martino

2016 Independent Director

Douglas Pasquale

61 2011 Independent Director

Walter Rakowich

58 2016 Independent Director

Robert Reed

63 2008 Independent Director

Glenn Rufrano

66 2010 Independent Director

James Shelton

62 2016 Presiding Independent Director

Ryan Shannon

2016 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Debra Cafaro

Ms. Debra A. Cafaro is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Ventas, Inc. Ms. Cafaro has been our Chief Executive Officer and a director since 1999 and Chairman of the Board since 2003. She also served as our President from 1999 to November 2010. Ms. Cafaro is a former Chair of NAREIT, the worldwide representative voice for REITs. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Real Estate Roundtable (Secretary), the Executives’ Club of Chicago, the Economic Club of Chicago (member of the Executive Committee), the Chicago Infrastructure Trust and World Business Chicago, Chicago’s not-for-profit economic development corporation. She is also a Trustee of the University of Chicago and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Robert Probst

Mr. Robert F. Probst is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Ventas, Inc. Prior to joining us, Mr. Probst served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Beam Inc., a global spirits distributor, from its inception as an independent, S&P 500 company in October 2011 to its sale to Suntory Holdings Limited in May 2014. Prior to that, he served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Beam Global Spirits & Wine, Inc., playing a key role in establishing the former unit of Fortune Brands, Inc. as a standalone publicly-traded company. Mr. Probst serves on the boards of the Chicago Botanic Garden and Camp Kesem, as well as the advisory board of the Duke University Financial Economics program.

T. Richard Riney

Mr. T. Richard Riney is Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel of Ventas, Inc. He has served as our Corporate Secretary since August 2015 and previously served as our Corporate Secretary from 1998 to 2012. Mr. Riney also serves as our Ethics and Compliance Officer. From 1996 to 1998, he served as Transactions Counsel for our predecessor, Vencor, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Riney practiced law with the law firm of Hirn, Reed & Harper, where his areas of concentration were real estate and corporate finance. Mr. Riney serves on the Centre College President’s Advisory Council. He is admitted to the Bar in Kentucky and is a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (“NAREIT”).

John Cobb

Mr. John D. Cobb is Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer of Ventas, Inc. He served as our Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Officer from 2010 to March 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Cobb was a President and Chief Executive Officer of Senior Lifestyle Corporation, where he led the strategic direction of a 9,000+ unit retirement company with over 3,400 employees. Prior to that, he held various positions with GE Healthcare Financial Services, a division of General Electric Capital Corporation, which is a subsidiary of General Electric Corporation, with the last being Senior Managing Director, where he led a team focused on debt and equity investments in healthcare real estate totaling over $9 billion. Mr. Cobb has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry. He is currently a member of the Executive Board of the American Seniors Housing Association.

Todd Lillibridge

Mr. Todd W. Lillibridge is an Executive Vice President - Medical Property Operations of Ventas, Inc., and President and Chief Executive Officer of Lillibridge Healthcare Services, Inc., a subsidiary of the company, where he is responsible for the strategic focus, vision and overall leadership of our MOB operations. Prior to joining Lillibridge’s predecessor in 1982, and subsequently establishing Lillibridge & Company, Mr. Lillibridge was employed by Baird & Warner, Inc. of Chicago, Illinois, serving in the real estate finance group and the development division. He is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and the World Presidents’ Organization of Chicago. Mr. Lillibridge is a member of the board of directors of Ardent Health Services, member of the Rush University Medical Center Facilities Committee and a member of Pacific Medical Buildings Healthcare Real Estate Board

Melody Barnes

Ms. Melody C. Barnes is Independent Director of the company. Ms. Barnes is the Co-Founder and Principal of MB Squared Solutions, LLC, a domestic policy strategy firm, and Chair of the Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions. Since 2012, she has also served as Vice Provost, Global Student Leadership Initiatives and a Senior Fellow at the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service at New York University. Ms. Barnes currently serves as a director of Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. (NYSE: BAH). From January 2009 to January 2012, Ms. Barnes served in the White House as Director of the Domestic Policy Council. In this role, she provided policy and strategic advice to President Obama and coordinated the domestic policy-making process for her administration. Before joining the White House, she served as the Senior Domestic Policy Advisor for then-Senator Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign. Ms. Barnes was the Executive Vice President for Policy at the Center for American Progress from 2005 to 2008 and a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress from 2003 to 2005, and prior to that she was a principal in the Raben Group LLC. She also served as Chief Counsel to Senator Edward M. Kennedy on the Senate Judiciary Committee from 1998 to 2003 and General Counsel for Senator Kennedy from 1995 to 1998.

Jay Gellert

Mr. Jay M. Gellert is an Independent Director of Ventas, Inc. Mr. Gellert has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Health Net, Inc. (NYSE: HNT) (“Health Net”), an integrated managed care organization that administers the delivery of managed healthcare services, since 1998 and a director of Health Net since 1999. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Health Net from 1997 to 1998 and as President, Chief Operating Officer and a director of its predecessor, Health Systems International, Inc. (“HSI”), a health maintenance organization, from 1996 to 1997. Before joining HSI, Mr. Gellert directed strategic advisory engagements for Shattuck Hammond Partners in the area of integrated delivery systems development, managed care network formation and physician group practice integration. He has also previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Bay Pacific Health Corporation, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for California Healthcare System and as an independent consultant. Mr. Gellert is currently a member of the Board of Directors of America’s Health Insurance Plans.

Richard Gilchrist

Mr. Richard I. Gilchrist serves as an Independent Director of Ventas, Inc. Mr. Gilchrist served as President of The Irvine Company’s Investment Properties Group (“IPG”) from 2006 to July 2011, and as a member of the Office of the Chairman. Mr. Gilchrist has served as chief executive and founder of several major public and private REITs and real estate operating companies with investments throughout the United States. In his role as IPG President, Mr. Gilchrist guided all aspects of The Irvine Company’s office, retail, resort and apartment properties in Southern California and Silicon Valley, including development, marketing and management. Mr. Gilchrist now serves as Senior Advisor to The Irvine Company, responsible for acquisitions and other investments. The Irvine Company is a 140-year old privately held company known throughout the world as a best-of-class master planner and long-term owner, investor and operator of a large and diversified real estate portfolio. Prior to joining The Irvine Company, Mr. Gilchrist served as President and Co-Chief Executive of Maguire Properties, Inc., where he oversaw significant growth in the company’s portfolio, through acquisitions and development, and spearheaded its successful initial public offering in 2003. Before joining Maguire Properties, Mr. Gilchrist served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the privately held REIT, Commonwealth Atlantic Properties, where he managed the planning and entitlement of an 11 million square foot mixed-use project. Mr. Gilchrist currently serves as Chairman of TIER REIT, Inc. (NYSE:TIER) and a director of Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (NYSE: SRC) and a member of the Whittier College Board of Trustees and the UCLA School of Law Board of Advisors. Mr. Gilchrist was also a co-founder and managing partner of CommonWealth Partners, LLC, an advisor and venture partner with the California Public Employees’ Retirement System, and a senior partner of Maguire Thomas Partners, a national real estate developer and operator.

Matthew Lustig

Mr. Matthew J. Lustig is an Independent Director of Ventas, Inc. Mr. Lustig is Managing Partner of North America Investment Banking and Head of Real Estate, Gaming and Lodging at Lazard Frères & Co. LLC. He also heads the real estate private equity successor entities of Lazard as a Managing Director of LA1 Partners LLC (“LA1”). From May 2011 to December 2012, Mr. Lustig served as Chairman of the Board of Atria Senior Living, Inc. In addition, Mr. Lustig is or has been a board member of several public and private portfolio investments of funds managed by LA1 or its affiliates. Prior to joining Lazard Frères & Co. in 1989, Mr. Lustig was a First Vice President at Drexel Burnham Lambert and was previously a lending officer with Chase Manhattan Bank, specializing in credit, construction, and real estate finance. Mr. Lustig is a member of various industry organizations and serves on the Boards of Pension Real Estate Association, the Larson Leadership Initiative of the Urban Land Institute, The Wharton School Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center and the Real Estate Advisory Board at Columbia University School of Business. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, on the Board of Directors of Boston Properties, Inc. (NYSE: BXP), an office property REIT, and is on the Board of Visitors of the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

Roxanne Martino

Ms. Roxanne M. Martino is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Martino has served as President and then CEO of Aurora Investment Management fund-of-funds since 1990. Over nearly three decades, Ms. Martino built the Chicago firm into one of the largest managers in the fund-of-funds industry, managing $14 billion at Aurora's peak. In 2012 Aurora won Hedge Funds Review’s Best Diversified Fund of Hedge Funds over 10 years. Prior to joining Aurora, Ms. Marino was a trailblazer in fund-of-funds as a General Partner in Grosvenor Capital Management. She began her career at Coopers & Lybrand. Ms. Martino holds an MBA in 1988 from the University of Chicago and graduated in 1977 with a BBA from University of Notre Dame. Ms. Martino is the Co-chair of the Business Council at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and a member of the Boards of the Lurie Children’s Hospital and The Economics Club of Chicago. She is a Director of Thresholds, a not-for-profit psychiatric rehabilitation organization, and serves on the Investment Subcommittee of Catholic Relief Services. In 2015, Ms. Martino was an inaugural inductee into the InvestHedge Hall of Fame and was recognized as one of “50 Leading Women in Hedge Funds,” by the Hedge Fund Journal.

Douglas Pasquale

Mr. Douglas M. Pasquale is an Independent Director of Ventas, Inc. Mr. Pasquale is the Chief Executive Officer of Capstone Enterprises Corporation, an investment and consulting firm that he founded in January 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Pasquale served as Senior Advisor to our Chief Executive Officer from July 2011 to December 2011, following the closing of our acquisition of Nationwide Health Properties, Inc. (formerly NYSE: NHP) (“NHP”). He served as Chairman of the Board of NHP from 2009 to 2011, as President and Chief Executive Officer of NHP from 2004 to 2011, and as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of NHP from 2003 to 2004. Mr. Pasquale was a director of NHP from 2003 to 2011. Mr. Pasquale previously served in various roles (most recently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer) at ARV Assisted Living, Inc., an operator of assisted living facilities, from 1998 to 2003 and concurrently as President and Chief Executive Officer of Atria Senior Living Group, Inc. from April 2003 to September 2003. Mr. Pasquale also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Richfield Hospitality Services, Inc. and Regal Hotels International-North America, a hotel ownership and management company, from 1996 to 1998, and as its Chief Financial Officer from 1994 to 1996. Mr. Pasquale is a director of Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (NYSE: SHO), a lodging REIT, Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (NYSE: ALEX), a Honolulu-headquartered real estate and agribusiness company, DineEquity, Inc. (NASDAQ: DIN), an owner, operator and franchisor of restaurants, and Terreno Realty Corporation (NYSE:TRNO), an industrial REIT with a strategic focus in six coastal US markets, and a member of the Board of Trustees of ExplorOcean. Mr. Pasquale received his B.S. in Accounting and his M.B.A. from the University of Colorado.

Walter Rakowich

Mr. Walter C. Rakowich is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Rakowich served as CEO of Prologis (NYSE: PLD) from November 2008 through June 2011, when Prologis and AMB Property Corporation merged. Following the merger, he served as co-CEO of Prologis until December 31, 2012, when he retired. Before becoming CEO, Mr. Rakowich held a number of senior management positions at Prologis, including managing director and chief financial officer and president and chief operating officer. He served on the Prologis Board from January 2005 through December 2012. Prior to joining Prologis, Mr. Rakowich was a partner and principal with real estate provider Trammell Crow Company. He began his career at Price Waterhouse. He received his MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS, with distinction, from Pennsylvania State University. Mr. Rakowich is a member of the Board of Directors of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: HST), where he is the company’s Lead Independent Director and Chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committee, and Iron Mountain Inc. (NYSE: IRM), where he is Chairman of the Audit Committee. He also serves on the Board of the Global Food Exchange. He was appointed to the Board of Trustees at The Pennsylvania State University in 2014 and serves as Chairman of the University Board’s Audit and Risk Committee. He is also Chairman of the Board of Colorado UpLift and a Board member of the Alliance for School Choice in Education.

Robert Reed

Mr. Robert D. Reed is an Independent Director of Ventas, Inc. Mr. Reed was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sutter Health, a family of not-for-profit hospitals and physicians organizations in northern California, until his retirement on January 1, 2015. Prior to that, he held various finance positions within Sutter Health and its affiliates. Before he became a hospital system executive, Mr. Reed was an investment banker specializing in healthcare finance for hospital systems at various national financial firms, including Eastdil, Paine Webber and American Health Capital. Mr. Reed presently serves on the board of Metta Fund, a private non-profit foundation.

Glenn Rufrano

Mr. Glenn J. Rufrano is an Independent Director of Ventas, Inc. Mr. Rufrano was appointed Chief Executive Officer of VEREIT, Inc. (NYSE: VER) effective April 1, 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Rufrano served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of O’Connor Capital Partners from November 2013 through March 2015. Previously, Mr. Rufrano was President and Chief Executive Officer of Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., a privately held commercial property and real estate services company, and a member of its Board of Directors from March 2010 to June 2013. Prior to that, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Centro Properties Group, an Australian-based shopping center company, from 2008 to 2010 and Chief Executive Officer and a director of New Plan Excel Realty Trust (formerly NYSE: NXL) (“Excel Realty”), a commercial retail REIT, from 2000 to 2007, and he was a co-founder of O’Connor Capital Partners. He presently serves on the Board of New York University’s Real Estate Institute.

James Shelton

Mr. James D. Shelton is Presiding Independent Director of Ventas, Inc. Mr. Shelton was non-executive Chairman of the Board of Omnicare, Inc. (NYSE: OCR) (“Omnicare”), a pharmaceutical care provider, until it was acquired in 2015. Mr. Shelton is also a director of Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EVHC), a company that offers physician-led healthcare-related services, and serves as a Senior Advisor to CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC, a private equity firm. From August 2010 to January 2011, Mr. Shelton served as interim Chief Executive Officer of Omnicare. Previously, he served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Triad Hospitals, Inc. (formerly NYSE: TRI) (“Triad”), an owner and manager of hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers, from 1999 until it was sold in July 2007. Before leading the formation and spin-off of Triad from Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation (now known as HCA Inc.) (“HCA”), Mr. Shelton was President of the Pacific Group of HCA from 1998 to 1999 and President of the Central Group of HCA from 1994 to 1998. During his more than 30 years of healthcare experience, he has also held various executive positions with National Medical Enterprises (now known as Tenet Healthcare Corporation). Mr. Shelton previously served on the Boards of Optimal IMX, Inc., the Federation of American Hospitals and the American Hospital Association.

Ryan Shannon