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Watsa, V. Prem 

Mr. V. Prem Watsa is Lead Independent Director of BlackBerry Ltd. He has a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras, India and obtained his MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. He is also a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Mr. Watsa is currently Chairman and has served as Chief Executive Officer of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) since 1985. Mr. Watsa is also the Chairman of the board of directors of Fairfax India Holdings Corporation, Fairfax’s publicly-traded subsidiary. He is also Vice President of Hamblin Watsa Investment Counsel, a subsidiary of Fairfax. Prior to joining Fairfax, he held various positions with Confederation Life Insurance Company and GW Asset Management. In addition to the public boards indicated below, Mr. Watsa is a member of the board of trustees of the Hospital for Sick Children Foundation, a member of the Advisory Board for the Richard Ivey School of Business, a member of the board of directors of the Royal Ontario Museum Foundation, and Chairman of the Investment Committee of St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Toronto.

Basic Compensation

Total Annual Compensation, USD 168,440
Restricted Stock Awards, USD --
Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD --
All Other, USD --
Fiscal Year Total, USD 168,440

Options Compensation

  Quantity Market Value
Exercisable -- --
Unexercisable -- --
Exercised -- --
Name Fiscal Year Total

John Chen


Steven Capelli


Sandeep Chennakeshu


Ron Loucks


Carl Wiese


Marty Beard

As Of  28 Feb 2016