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BlackRock Inc (BLK.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Laurence Fink

65 1998 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Robert Kapito

61 2014 President, Vice Chairman of the Board

Rob Goldstein

44 2014 Chief Operating Officer, Senior Managing Director

Christopher Meade

49 2016 General Counsel, Senior Managing Director, Managing Director

J Richard Kushel

51 2016 Senior Managing Director , Global Head of Multi-Asset Strategies

Rachel Lord

52 2017 Senior Managing Director

Mark McCombe

52 2017 Senior Managing Director, Head of the Americas region, and Global Head - Alternative Investors

Jeffrey Smith

47 2010 Senior Managing Director, Head - Global Human Resources

Ryan Stork

46 2014 Senior Managing Director, Chairman, Asia Pacific

Murry Gerber

65 2017 Lead Independent Director

William Demchak

55 2003 Director

Mathis Cabiallavetta

73 2007 Independent Director

Pamela Daley

65 2014 Independent Director

Jessica Einhorn

70 2012 Independent Director

William Ford

56 2018 Independent Director

Fabrizio Freda

60 2012 Independent Director

Margaret Johnson

56 2018 Independent Director

Deryck Maughan

70 2006 Independent Director

Cheryl Mills

53 2013 Independent Director

Gordon Nixon

61 2015 Independent Director

Charles Robbins

52 2015 Independent Director

Ivan Seidenberg

71 2011 Independent Director

Marco Slim Domit

49 2011 Independent Director

Susan Wagner

56 2012 Independent Director

Mark Wilson

51 2018 Independent Director

Gary Shedlin

54 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Managing Director

Biographies

Name Description

Laurence Fink

Mr. Laurence D. Fink is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of BlackRock Inc. Mr. Fink has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BlackRock since 1988. Mr. Fink also leads BlackRock’s Global Executive Committee and is a trustee of one of BlackRock’s open-end fund complexes.Mr. Fink is founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BlackRock. He also leads the firm’s Global Executive Committee. He is responsible for senior leadership development and succession planning, defining and reinforcing BlackRock’s vision and culture, and engaging relationships with key strategic clients, industry leaders, regulators and policy makers. Mr. Fink co-founded BlackRock in 1988, and under his leadership, the firm has grown into a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients.

Robert Kapito

Mr. Robert S. Kapito is the President, Vice Chairman of the Board of BlackRock, Inc. Mr. Kapito has been President of BlackRock since 2007. Mr. Kapito is also a member of the Global Executive Committee of BlackRock. Prior to 2007, Mr. Kapito served as Vice Chairman of BlackRock and Head of its Portfolio Management Group since 1988.Mr. Kapito co-founded BlackRock in 1988 and is also a director of iShares, Inc. He is responsible for the day-to-day oversight of BlackRock’s key operating units including Investment Strategies, Client Businesses, Technology & Operations, and Risk & Quantitative Analysis. Prior to 2007, Mr. Kapito served as Vice Chairman of BlackRock and Head of BlackRock’s Portfolio Management Group.

Rob Goldstein

Mr. Robert L. Goldstein is Chief Operating Officer, Senior Managing Director of BlackRock Inc. He has been Chief Operating Officer of BlackRock since 2014 and has led BlackRock Solutions® since 2009. Mr. Goldstein was the Head of BlackRock’s Institutional Client Business from 2012 to 2014. Mr. Goldstein has spent his entire career at BlackRock, beginning in 1994 as an analyst in the Company’s Portfolio Analytics Group.

Christopher Meade

Mr. Christopher J. Meade is General Counsel, Senior Managing Director, Managing Director of the Company. Mr. Meade was the General Counsel of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Previously, Mr. Meade was a partner with the law firm of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr. Earlier in his career, Mr. Meade served as a law clerk to Justice John Paul Stevens on the U.S. Supreme Court and Judge Harry T. Edwards of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

J Richard Kushel

Mr. J. Richard Kushel is Senior Managing Director, Global Head of Multi-Asset Strategies of BlackRock, Inc. Mr. Kushel was Chief Product Officer and Head of Strategic Product Management of BlackRock, from 2012 to 2014, he was Deputy Chief Operating Officer of BlackRock, from 2010 to 2012, he was the Head of the Portfolio Management Group of BlackRock, and from 2009 to 2010, he was the Chairman of BlackRock’s International platform. Prior to that, Mr. Kushel headed BlackRock’s International Institutional platform and BlackRock’s Alternatives and Wealth Management Groups. Mr. Kushel has been with BlackRock since 1991.

Rachel Lord

Ms. Rachel Lord is a Senior Managing Director of the BLACKROCK, INC. He has been Head of EMEA since 2017. Ms. Lord also chairs the EMEA Executive Committee and is the Global Executive Sponsor of the Women’s Initiative Network. From 2013 to 2017, she was EMEA Head of iShares and Head of Global Clients, ETF and Index Investments. Ms. Lord joined BlackRock in November 2013 from Citigroup where she was the Global Head of Corporate Equity Derivatives.

Mark McCombe

Mr. Mark Seumas McCombe, OBE, is Senior Managing Director, Head of the Americas region, Global Head Alternative Investors of the Company. He is no longer Senior Managing Director, Chairman, Asia Pacific of BlackRock Inc., effective December 2014. Mr. McCombe is also a member of the Global Executive Committee of BlackRock. Before joining BlackRock, Mr. McCombe served as Chief Executive Officer in Hong Kong for The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited from 2010 to 2011. He was also a Group General Manager of HSBC plc, Non-Executive Director of Hang Seng Bank Ltd., and a Chairman of HSBC Global Asset Management (HK) Ltd. Prior to 2010, Mr. McCombe was based in London where he was Chief Executive of HSBC Global Asset Management from 2007 to 2010, responsible for all of HSBC’s fund management businesses, including the real estate and private equity businesses. Before that, Mr. McCombe was Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Private Bank (UK) Ltd. from 2005 to 2007. Between 1990 and 2005, Mr. McCombe lived and worked in France, Turkey, the United States, Japan and the Middle East, in a variety of roles in financial services.

Jeffrey Smith

Dr. Jeffrey A. Smith, Ph.D., is Senior Managing Director, Head - Global Human Resources of Blackrock Inc. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2009, Dr. Smith was the Global Head of Human Resources of Barclays Global Investors since 2007.

Ryan Stork

Mr. Ryan D. Stork is Senior Managing Director, Chairman, Asia Pacific of BlackRock, Inc. Mr. Stork was Global Head of the Aladdin® business within BlackRock Solutions and from 2005 to 2008 he was based out of BlackRock’s London office and responsible for business development and client service across the region. Between 1999 and 2005, Mr. Stork worked within BlackRock’s institutional business. Prior to joining BlackRock, Mr. Stork worked at PennCorp Financial Group and Conning Asset Management.

Murry Gerber

Mr. Murry S. Gerber is an Lead Independent Director of BlackRock Inc. Mr. Gerber has served as a member of the Boards of Directors of U.S. Steel Corporation since July 2012 and Halliburton Company since January 2012. Previously, Mr. Gerber served as Executive Chairman of EQT Corporation, an integrated energy production company, from 2010 until May 2011, as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EQT Corporation from 2007 to 2010, as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of EQT Corporation from 2000 to 2007 and as Chief Executive Officer and President of EQT Corporation from 1998 to 2000.

William Demchak

Mr. William S. Demchak is Director of BlackRock Inc. Mr. Demchak has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of PNC since April 2014, as Chief Executive Officer since April 2013 and as President since April 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Demchak held a number of supervisory positions at PNC, including Senior Vice Chairman, Head of Corporate and Institutional Banking and Chief Financial Officer. Before joining PNC in 2002, Mr. Demchak served as the Global Head of Structured Finance and Credit Portfolio for J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and additionally held key leadership roles at J.P. Morgan prior to its merger with Chase Manhattan Corporation in 2000.

Mathis Cabiallavetta

Mr. Mathis Cabiallavetta is an Independent Director of BlackRock Inc. Mr. Cabiallavetta has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Swiss Re Ltd. since 2008 and as the Vice Chairman of its Board between 2009 and 2015. Mr. Cabiallavetta retired as Vice Chairman, Office of the Chief Executive Officer of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. and as Chairman of Marsh & McLennan Companies International in 2008. Prior to joining Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. in 1999, Mr. Cabiallavetta was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS A.G.).

Pamela Daley

Ms. Pamela Daley is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Daley retired from General Electric Company (“GE”) in January 2014 and served as a Senior Advisor to its Chairman from April 2013 to January 2014. Prior to this role, Ms. Daley served as Senior Vice President of GE’s Corporate Business Development from 2004 to 2013 and as Vice President and Senior Counsel for Transactions from 1991 to 2004. As Senior Vice President, Ms. Daley was responsible for GE’s mergers, acquisitions and divestiture activities worldwide. Ms. Daley joined GE in 1989 as Tax Counsel. Previously, Ms. Daley was a Partner of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, where she specialized in domestic and cross-border tax-oriented financings and commercial transactions. Ms. Daley served on the board of BG Group, an international gas and oil company traded on the London Stock Exchange until February 15, 2016, when BG Group was acquired by Royal Dutch Shell.

Jessica Einhorn

Dr. Jessica P. Einhorn Ph.D. is an Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Einhorn served as Dean of the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at The Johns Hopkins University from 2002 until June 2012. Prior to becoming Dean, she was a consultant at Clark & Weinstock, a strategic consulting firm. She spent nearly 20 years at the World Bank, concluding as Managing Director in 1998. Between 1998 and 1999, Dr. Einhorn was a Visiting Fellow at the International Monetary Fund. Prior to joining the World Bank in 1978, she held positions at the U.S. Treasury, the U.S. State Department and the International Development Cooperation Agency of the United States. Dr. Einhorn currently serves as a Director of both the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the National Bureau of Economic Research. As of July 2012, Dr. Einhorn is resident at The Rock Creek Group in Washington, D.C., where she is a longstanding member of The Rock Creek Group Advisory Board.

William Ford

Mr. William E. Ford is an Independent Director of the company. He is the Chief Executive Officer of General Atlantic, a position he has held since 2007. He also serves as Chairman of General Atlantic’s Executive Committee and is a member of the firm’s Investment and Portfolio Committees.

Fabrizio Freda

Mr. Fabrizio Freda is an Independent Director of BlackRock, Inc. Mr. Freda has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (“Estée Lauder”) since July 2009, and is also a member of its Board of Directors. Mr. Freda previously served as Estée Lauder’s President and Chief Operating Officer from 2008 to July 2009. Estée Lauder is a global leader in beauty with more than 25 brands and over 40,000 employees worldwide. Prior to joining Estée Lauder, Mr. Freda held various senior positions at Procter & Gamble Company over the span of 20 years. From 1986 to 1988, Mr. Freda directed marketing and strategic planning for Gucci SpA.

Margaret Johnson

Ms. Margaret L. Johnson is an Independent Director of the company. She has been an Executive Vice President of Business Development at Microsoft Corporation since September 2014. Prior to joining Microsoft, Ms. Johnson served in various leadership positions across engineering, sales, marketing and business development at Qualcomm Incorporated.

Deryck Maughan

Sir Deryck Charles Maughan is an Independent Director of BlackRock Inc. Sir Deryck served as a Senior Advisor of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (“KKR”) from January 2013 until December 2014. Previously, he was a Partner and Head of the Financial Institutions Group of KKR since 2009 and Managing Director since 2005. He was Chairman of KKR Asia from 2005 to 2009. Prior to joining KKR, Sir Deryck served as Vice Chairman of Citigroup from 1998 to 2004, as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Salomon Brothers from 1992 to 1997 and as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Salomon Brothers Asia from 1986 to 1991. He also was Vice Chairman of the U.S.-Japan Business Council from 2002 to 2004. Prior to joining Salomon Brothers in 1983, Sir Deryck worked at Goldman Sachs. He served in H.M. Treasury (UK Economics and Finance Ministry) from 1969 to 1979. He has also served as a Director of GlaxoSmithKline plc since 2004 and Thomson Reuters from 2008 to 2014.

Cheryl Mills

Ms. Cheryl D. Mills is an Independent Director of BlackRock, Inc., effective November 20th, 2013. Ms. Mills is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the BlackIvy Group, an investment company that grows and builds businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa. Formerly, she served as Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Counselor to the U.S. Department of State from 2009 to 2013. Ms. Mills was with New York University from 2002 to 2009, where she served as Senior Vice President for Administration and Operations and as General Counsel. She also served as Secretary of the University’s Board of Trustees. From 1999 to 2001, Ms. Mills was Senior Vice President for Corporate Policy and Public Programming at Oxygen Media. Prior to joining Oxygen Media, Ms. Mills served as Deputy Counsel to President Clinton and as the White House Associate Counsel. She began her career as an Associate at the Washington, D.C. law firm of Hogan & Hartson. Ms. Mills previously served on the boards of Cendant Corporation (now Avis Budget Group, Inc.), a consumer real estate and travel conglomerate, and Orion Power, an independent electric power generating company.

Gordon Nixon

Mr. Gordon Melbourne Nixon is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Nixon’s leadership has been widely recognized as the driving force behind RBC’s performance during his tenure. As President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Nixon transformed the organization by fostering a client-centric culture and drove greater collaboration across functional areas. As a result of these and other initiatives, RBC saw significant earnings and global market share growth under his leadership. In 2010, he was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada, one of Canada’s highest acknowledgements of outstanding merit or distinguished service by a private citizen. He was also twice named to Barron’s list of World’s Best CEOs. Mr. Nixon began his career in 1979 when he joined Toronto-based Dominion Securities, and by 1986, he had been promoted to run Dominion’s Japanese operations. When Dominion was acquired by RBC, he returned to headquarters operations in Toronto. By 1999 he was promoted to Chief Executive of RBC Capital Markets, a position which he held until his 2001 appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer of RBC. During his professional career, Mr. Nixon has served on a variety of boards. He currently serves as a Director of BCE, Inc., George Weston Limited and Art Gallery of Ontario, as well as on the advisory board of Kingsett Capital. Mr. Nixon has also served on the boards of nonprofits, including MaRS, an organization that connects science, business, and capital, as chair, as well as the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council as co-chair. Mr. Nixon is a past chairman of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives, and he currently chairs the Ontario Premier's Jobs and Prosperity Council and the Queen's University Capital Campaign. Mr. Nixon has also served on the boards of organizations in the arts, health care, and education.

Charles Robbins

Mr. Charles H. Robbins is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Robbins serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Cisco Systems, Inc. (“Cisco”) and a member of its board of directors. Prior to assuming this role in July 2015, he was Senior Vice President of Cisco’s Worldwide Field Operations and led its Worldwide Sales and Partner Organization where he helped drive and execute many of Cisco’s investment areas and strategy shifts. He serves as Chairman of the U.S.-Japan Business Council, Chair of the IT Governors Steering Committee for the World Economic Forum and is a Member of the International Business Council for the World Economic Forum and The Business Roundtable.

Ivan Seidenberg

Mr. Ivan G. Seidenberg is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Seidenberg retired as the Chairman of the Board of Verizon Communications, Inc. in December 2011 and previously served as its Chief Executive Officer from 2002 to 2011. Prior to the creation of Verizon Communications, Inc., Mr. Seidenberg was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bell Atlantic and NYNEX Corp. Mr. Seidenberg has been an Advisory Partner of Perella Weinberg Partners, a global independent advisory and asset management firm, since June 2012 and a member of the Board of Directors of Boston Properties, Inc. since May 2014. Mr. Seidenberg also previously served on the boards of Honeywell International Inc. and Wyeth, LLC.

Marco Slim Domit

Mr. Marco Antonio Slim Domit is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Slim has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Grupo Financiero Inbursa since 1997 and previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Grupo Financiero Inbursa from 1997 until April 2012. Mr. Slim is also Chairman of The Carlos Slim Health Institute and of Impulsora del Desarrollo y el Empleo en América Latina (IDEAL), an infrastructure company. Mr. Slim was a member of the Board of Directors of Teléfonos de México, S.A.B. de C.V. from 1995 until April 2014.

Susan Wagner

Ms. Susan L. Wagner is an Independent Director of Blackrock Inc. Ms. Wagner retired as a Vice Chairman of BlackRock in July 2012. In addition to serving as Vice Chairman from 2006 to 2012, Ms. Wagner also served as a member of BlackRock’s Global Executive Committee and Global Operating Committee. Ms. Wagner previously served as BlackRock’s Chief Operating Officer and as Head of Corporate Strategy. She currently serves as a director of Color Genomics, Apple Inc. and Swiss Re Ltd.

Mark Wilson

Mr. Mark Andrew Wilson is an Independent Director of the company. He has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Aviva plc, a multinational insurance company headquartered in the UK, since 2013. Prior to joining Aviva, Mr. Wilson worked in Asia for 14 years, including as the Chief Executive Officer of AIA Group Limited, a leading pan-Asian company.

Gary Shedlin

Mr. Gary S. Shedlin is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc. Prior to joining BlackRock, Mr. Shedlin was Vice Chairman, Investment Banking and a Managing Director in the Financial Institutions Group at Morgan Stanley from 2010 to 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Shedlin worked at Citigroup from 2004 to 2010, where he most recently served as Chairman of the Financial Institutions Group. Previously, Mr. Shedlin worked at Lazard Ltd. from 1990 to 2004, where he served as Managing Director and the Co-Head of the Financial Institutions Group.