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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Leslie Moonves

67 2017 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Jo Ross

2017 President, Chief Advertising Revenue Officer

Shari Redstone

62 2005 Vice Chair of the Board

Joseph Ianniello

49 2013 Chief Operating Officer

Anthony Ambrosio

56 2013 Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer

Lawrence Liding

48 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller

Jonathan Anschell

48 2016 Executive Vice President, Deputy General Director, Secretary

David Lawenda

2017 Executive Vice President - Digital Sales and Sales Strategy

Dave Morris

2017 Executive Vice President - Advanced Advertising and Client Partnerships

Gil Schwartz

65 2013 Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Communications Officer

Radha Subramanyam

2017 Executive Vice President, Chief Research and Analytics Officer, CBS Television Network

Lawrence Tu

62 2014 Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

Richard Jones

51 2014 Senior Vice President, General Tax Counsel

David Andelman

77 2000 Director

Leonard Goldberg

83 2007 Director

Robert Klieger

2017 Director

Joseph Califano

85 2003 Independent Director

William Cohen

76 2003 Independent Director

Gary Countryman

77 2007 Independent Director

Charles Gifford

74 2006 Independent Director

Bruce Gordon

71 2006 Independent Director

Linda Griego

69 2007 Independent Director

Arnold Kopelson

82 2007 Independent Director

Douglas Morris

78 2007 Independent Director

Adam Townsend

2017 Executive Vice President, Corporate Finance

Biographies

Name Description

Leslie Moonves

Mr. Leslie Moonves is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Moonves served as Co-President and Co-Chief Operating Officer of former Viacom Inc. from June 2004 through December 2005. Prior to that, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CBS Broadcasting since 2003 and as its President and Chief Executive Officer since 1998. Mr. Moonves joined former CBS Corporation in 1995 as President, CBS Entertainment. Prior to that, Mr. Moonves was President of Warner Bros. Television since July 1993. During the past five years, he was also a director of CBS Outdoor Americas Inc. (currently known as Outfront Media Inc.) (2013-2014) and KB Home (2004-2012). As the Company’s Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Moonves provides a critical link to management’s perspective in Board discussions regarding the businesses and strategic direction of the Company. With his experience in all aspects of the Company’s global businesses, having served in executive positions with the Company for the past 22 years, coupled with his service on the Board for over 11 years, he provides the Board with unique institutional knowledge of the Company. Mr. Moonves is widely recognized as one of the most influential leaders in the entertainment industry. He is also an experienced director, with his service on the boards of multiple industry associations, and his prior service on other public company boards.

Jo Ross

Ms. Jo Ann Ross serves as President, Chief Advertising Revenue Officer of the Company. Jo Ann Rossis a broadcast network sales veteran who has served in various sales roles at CBS over the last 25 years. Ross, the first woman to serve as sales chief of a broadcast network and the longest running sales head in broadcast television, has served as President, Network Sales, CBS Television Network, since October 2002, responsible for overseeing all sales for CBS Entertainment, Sports, Daytime, News and Late Night. She was previously Executive Vice President of Sales at CBS (September 1998-2002), responsible for oversight of all sales for CBS' primetime schedule. Ross also played a major role in creating new ways to sell Network programming, including reality, scripted, news and late-night genres. She joined CBS in 1992 as Vice President of Olympic Sales, in charge of Network sales for the Lillehammer Winter Olympics in 1994 and the Nagano Winter Olympics in 1998. Prior to joining CBS, Ross was with the ABC Network for three years. Before that, Ross worked at the media buying firm Bozell. She was inducted into Broadcasting & Cable's Hall of Fame in 2013. Ross has been one of Hollywood Reporter's "100 Most Powerful Women in Entertainment" and has been selected to the "AdWeek 50" list of the most indispensable executives behind the CEO from marketing, media and tech for many years running. Additionally she was named the Women in Sports and Entertainment Woman of the Year in 2005, and in September 2002 was named one of Advertising Age 's "Media Mavens," an annual compilation of the industry's top media stars.

Shari Redstone

Ms. Shari E. Redstone is Vice Chair of the Board of the Company. She is a media executive with a wide-ranging background in numerous aspects of the entertainment industry and related ventures. She is Non-Executive Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of Viacom and Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Company. Since 2000, she has been President of National Amusements, one of the top 10 movie exhibitors in the United States. Ms. Redstone has expanded the company’s international footprint and its exploration of new technologies. Ms. Redstone is Co-founder and Managing Partner of Advancit Capital, an investment firm launched in 2011, which focuses on early stage companies at the intersection of media, entertainment and technology. Advancit is an investor in more than 75 companies. In addition, she is Co-Chairman of MovieTickets.com, Inc. and is a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO). Ms. Redstone earned a BS from Tufts University and a JD and a Masters in Tax Law from Boston University. She practiced corporate law, estate planning and criminal law in the Boston area before joining National Amusements.

Joseph Ianniello

Mr. Joseph R. Ianniello is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Prior to that, Mr. Ianniello served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company since August 2009. Previously, he served as Deputy Chief Financial Officer of the Company since November 2008, as Senior Vice President, Chief Development Officer and Treasurer of the Company since September 2007, as Senior Vice President, Finance and Treasurer of the Company since January 1, 2006, as Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Former Viacom since July 2005 and as Vice President, Corporate Development of Former Viacom from 2000 to 2005.

Anthony Ambrosio

Mr. Anthony G. Ambrosio is Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer of the Company. Prior to that, Mr. Ambrosio served as Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Administration of the Company since January 1, 2006. Previously, he served as Co-Executive Vice President, Human Resources of Former Viacom since September 2005 and as Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Administration of the CBS, Infinity and Viacom Outdoor businesses since 2000. Prior to that, Mr. Ambrosio served as Vice President, Corporate Human Resources of the former CBS Corporation from 1999 to 2000, as Vice President, Benefits of the former CBS Corporation from 1995 to November 1999 and as Director, Personnel of the former CBS Corporation in 1995. He joined the former CBS Corporation in 1985 and held various positions in the human resources area since that time.

Lawrence Liding

Mr. Lawrence Liding is Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of the Company. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of the Company since October 2011, Vice President, Deputy Controller of the Company since March 2010 and Vice President, Assistant Controller since January 1, 2006. Prior to that, Mr. Liding joined Former Viacom in 1995 and served as Vice President of Financial Reporting from 2002 through 2005.

Jonathan Anschell

Mr. Jonathan Howard Anschell is Executive Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Secretary of the Company. Mr. Anschell also serves as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of CBS Broadcasting Inc., a position he has held since joining the Company in 2004. Mr. Anschell previously was a partner with the law firm, White O’Connor Curry in Los Angeles, California.

David Lawenda

Mr. David Lawenda serves as Executive Vice President - Digital Sales and Sales Strategy of the Company. Mr. Lawenda possesses a unique combination of digital and linear expertise, with extensive interactive, mobile, broadcast, cable, syndication, agency and multicultural experience that spans almost three decades. He most recently served as Head of U.S., Global Marketing Solutions at Facebook (July 2013-March 2017) where he and his team more than quadrupled Facebook's U.S. revenue. He and his team also launched and led the U.S. Instagram monetization strategy and execution. In addition, he oversaw and scaled a new multicultural targeting capability generating significant revenue. Prior to joining Facebook, Lawenda was President of Advertising Sales and Marketing at Univision, where he was responsible for overseeing sales and marketing for all of the broadcaster's media assets, producing$2.25Bin annual revenue.

Dave Morris

Mr. Dave Morris serves as Executive Vice President - Advanced Advertising and Client Partnerships of the Company. As Chief Revenue Officer, CBS Interactive, Dave Morris was responsible for driving the revenue strategy for the division. Morris joined CNET Networks in 2007 as Senior Vice President of Network Sales. CNET Networks was acquired by CBS Corporation in June 2008. A veteran of Time Inc., Morris has more than 20 years of marketing, sales, and publishing experience. Prior to CNET Networks, Morris was President and Publisher of Entertainment Weekly and EW.com, where he led the publication and website to record profits and audience numbers. Prior to Entertainment Weekly, Morris was Publisher of Sports Illustrated. As Publisher, he also directed the advertising sales for the magazines bonus editorial sections (including SI Golf Plus), SI's custom publishing arm, Sports Illustrated Presents and SI.com. Before working at Time Inc., he was a sales representative for Parents Magazine and a media planner at SSC&B. In addition, Morris is a board member and former Chairman at the Interactive Advertising Bureau.

Gil Schwartz

Mr. Gil Schwartz is Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Communications Officer of the Company. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer of the Company since January 1, 2006. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President of CBS Communications Group from 2004 until January 1, 2006, as Senior Vice President, Communications of CBS from 2000 to 2004 and as Senior Vice President, Communications of the former CBS Corporation from 1996 to 2000. Prior to that, Mr. Schwartz served as Vice President, Corporate Communications of Westinghouse Broadcasting from 1995 to 1996 and as Vice President, Communications for Westinghouse Broadcasting’s Group W Television Stations from 1989 to 1995. Mr. Schwartz joined Westinghouse Broadcasting in 1981.

Radha Subramanyam

Ms. Radha Subramanyam is Executive Vice President, Chief Research and Analytics Officer, CBS Television Network of the Company. Subramanyam most recently served as President of Research, Insights and Data Analytics for iHeartMedia, where she developed and managed wide-ranging data and research efforts involving digital analytics, ratings and measurement, ad sales research, mobile measurement, programming analysis, music research, campaign measurement and marketing research. Prior to joining iHeartMedia, Subramanyam held senior executive research roles at Yahoo!, MTV Networks and Nielsen, where she was one of that company's early leaders of a new analytics and consulting practice. Subramanyam, a graduate of Northwestern University with a Ph.D. in radio, television and film, began her career in the media industry at NBCUniversal. Before that, she taught media and entertainment courses atVassar CollegeandNew York University. Subramanyam serves on the Board of Directors of the International Radio & Television Society and the Advertising Research Foundation. In addition, she serves as the Chair of Diversity on the Board of Directors of Women Advancing, an organization recognizing diversity as a priority for the future health of society and supporting development of resources to advance diversity in media, marketing and entertainment.

Lawrence Tu

Mr. Lawrence P. Tu is Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of the Company. Previously, Mr. Tu served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Dell Inc. since July 2004. Prior to that, Mr. Tu served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of NBC Universal since 2001. He previously was a partner with the law firm, O’Melveny & Myers LLP, and also served five years as managing partner of the firm’s Hong Kong office. Mr. Tu’s prior experience also includes serving as General Counsel Asia-Pacific for Goldman Sachs, attorney for the U.S. State Department, and law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.

Richard Jones

Mr. Richard M. Jones is Senior Vice President, General Tax Counsel of the Company. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President and General Tax Counsel of the Company since January 1, 2006 and for Former Viacom in December 2005. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Tax, Assistant Treasurer and Tax Counsel for NBC Universal, Inc. since 2003 and he spent 13 years with Ernst & Young in their media & entertainment and transaction advisory services practices. Mr. Jones also serves as the Company’s Chief Veteran Officer and served honorably as a non-commissioned officer in the U.S. Army’s 75th Ranger Regiment and 10th Mountain Division.

David Andelman

Mr. David R. Andelman is Director of the Company. Mr. Andelman is a senior partner associated with the law firm of Lourie & Cutler, P.C. in Boston, Massachusetts since 1964. Mr. Andelman also serves as a director and treasurer of Lourie & Cutler. He is also a director of National Amusements. He has held no other public company directorships during the past five years. Mr. Andelman is an accomplished attorney, practicing law for over 52 years with a focus in tax, estate and business planning. His legal acumen positions him as an invaluable advisor in the Company’s deliberations. Mr. Andelman also provides institutional knowledge of the Company and continuity on the Company’s Board, having served on the Board for 17 years.

Leonard Goldberg

Mr. Leonard R. Goldberg is Director of the Company. He has been President of Mandy Films, Inc. and Panda Productions, Inc., both independent television and film production companies, since 1984. He is currently Executive Producer of the hit CBS television series, Blue Bloods. He was President of Twentieth Century Fox from 1987 to 1989. In addition, from 1972 to 1984, he partnered with producer Aaron Spelling to launch various television series and made-for-television movies. Prior to that, Mr. Goldberg served as Vice President of Production at Screen Gems (now Columbia Pictures Television) from 1969 to 1972. During the years 1961 to 1969, he served in various positions with the ABC Network, advancing to Head of Programming. He has held no other public company directorships during the past five years. With over 50 years of executive and creative experience in the television and film industries, Mr. Goldberg brings a deep understanding of the Company’s core television and film businesses. He is well-positioned to advise directly on the strategic direction of the Company’s Entertainment segment, including with respect to providing insight into the management of the Company’s executive and creative talent.

Robert Klieger

Mr. Robert N. Klieger serves as Director of the company. Mr. Klieger is a partner at the law firm Hueston Hennigan LLP with a practice focusing on complex civil litigation and counseling in the areas of entertainment and intellectual property. His clients include leading enterprises in television, film and digital media.

Joseph Califano

Mr. Joseph A. Califano, Jr., is an Independent Director of the Company. He is Founder and Chairman Emeritus of the Board of The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (“CASA”). Prior to becoming Founder and Chairman Emeritus, effective February 1, 2012, Mr. Califano served as Founder and Chairman of CASA, commencing in 1992, and also served as its President from 1992 through May 1, 2009. Mr. Califano has served as Adjunct Professor of Public Health at Columbia University’s Medical School and School of Public Health since 1992 and is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences. He was senior partner of the Washington, D.C. office of the law firm Dewey Ballantine from 1983 to 1992. Mr. Califano served as the United States Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare from 1977 to 1979, and he served as President Lyndon B. Johnson’s Assistant for Domestic Affairs from 1965 to 1969. He is the author of 13 books. During the past five years, he was also a director of Willis Group Holdings PLC (2004-2013). As the Founder and Chairman Emeritus and former senior executive of a nonprofit organization at a major university, Mr. Califano brings to the Board a distinctive ability to advise on public policy issues that may affect the Company and its reputation. In addition, his prior service at the highest levels of the federal government for more than 15 years and as an accomplished attorney in private practice in Washington, D.C. and New York provides the Board with insight on matters related to the federal government’s regulation of the Company’s businesses. From this experience plus his past and present directorship experience, which includes experience on audit, financial and executive committees, Mr. Califano provides meaningful leadership in these areas and with respect to the implementation of sound corporate governance practices.

William Cohen

Mr. William S. Cohen is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Cohen has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Cohen Group, a business consulting firm, since January 2001. Prior to founding The Cohen Group, Mr. Cohen served as the United States Secretary of Defense from January 1997 to 2001. He also served as a United States Senator from 1979 to 1997, and as a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1973 to 1979. During the past five years, he was also a director of RLJ Acquisition, Inc. (2011-2012). Mr. Cohen currently serves as the principal executive officer of a privately held global consulting group that provides global business consulting services and advice on tactical and strategic opportunities in multiple global markets. This experience, coupled with his prior 28 years of service at the highest levels of the federal government, makes Mr. Cohen an invaluable, skilled advisor to the Board on global economic and political conditions and on the development of international strategies.

Gary Countryman

Mr. Gary L. Countryman is an Independent Director of the Company. He has been Chairman Emeritus of the Liberty Mutual Group since 2000. He served as Chairman of Liberty Mutual Group from 1986 to 2000 and as Chief Executive Officer from 1986 to 1998. During the past five years, he was also a director of Liberty Mutual Group (1986-2012) and NSTAR (1999-2012). Mr. Countryman’s 40-year career in the insurance industry provides the Board with financial expertise and an understanding of the management of risk from an insurance perspective. His leadership in transforming Liberty Mutual from a domestic to an international financial services group and overseeing a complex, highly regulated group of insurance companies is relevant to the Board’s oversight of the Company’s global businesses and complex regulations. Mr. Countryman is an experienced director, whose breadth of experience includes experience on executive personnel, executive, investment and nominating committees.

Charles Gifford

Mr. Charles K. Gifford is an Independent Director of the Company. He has been Chairman Emeritus of Bank of America Corporation since February 2005. He was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BankBoston prior to its 1999 merger with Fleet Financial Group and became President and Chief Operating Officer of the combined companies. Mr. Gifford became Chief Executive Officer of FleetBoston Financial in 2001 and Chairman in 2002. Mr. Gifford is also a director of Eversource Energy. During the past five years, he was also a director of Bank of America Corporation (2004-2016) and NSTAR (1999-2012). Mr. Gifford, through an accomplished career overseeing large complex financial institutions in the banking industry, brings important business and financial expertise to the Board in its deliberations on complex transactions and other financial matters. In addition, his breadth of director experience, which includes his service on executive, executive personnel, credit, governance and nominating, compensation and audit committees, as well as his previous service as the lead trustee of NSTAR, provides valuable contributions to the Board in implementing good corporate governance.

Bruce Gordon

Mr. Bruce S. Gordon is an Independent Director of the Company. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (“NAACP”) from August 2005 to March 2007. In December 2003, Mr. Gordon retired from Verizon Communications where he had served as President, Retail Markets Group since June 2000. Prior to that, Mr. Gordon served as Group President, Enterprise Business with Bell Atlantic Corporation (Verizon’s predecessor) since December 1998. He served as Group President, Consumer and Small Business Services of Bell Atlantic from 1993 to August 1997, and as Group President, Retail, from August 1997 to December 1998. Mr. Gordon is also a director of Northrop Grumman Corporation. During the past five years, he was also a director of The ADT Corporation (2012-2016) and Tyco International Ltd. (2003-2012). Having completed a 35-year career as a top executive in the telecommunications industry in 2003, Mr. Gordon became the first business executive to head the NAACP from 2005 to 2007. In addition to bringing significant leadership experience to the Board from his previous executive officer positions, the combination of proven business acumen and experience in public service makes Mr. Gordon a valuable advisor on business practices, including those with social policy implications. For example, he has been an instrumental advisor in the Company’s re-affirmation of its diversity commitment programs. Also, Mr. Gordon’s service on other boards, including service on nominating and governance, compensation and policy committees and as a non-Executive Chairman of a public company, gives him a deep understanding of public company governance.

Linda Griego

Ms. Linda M. Griego is an Independent Director of the Company. She has served, since 1986, as President and Chief Executive Officer of Griego Enterprises, Inc., a business management company. For more than 20 years, she oversaw the operations of Engine Co. No. 28, a prominent restaurant in downtown Los Angeles that she founded in 1988. From 1990 to 2000, Ms. Griego held a number of government-related appointments, including Deputy Mayor of the city of Los Angeles, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Los Angeles Community Development Bank, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Rebuild LA, the agency created to jump-start inner-city economic development following the 1992 Los Angeles riots. Over the past two decades, she has also served on a number of government commissions and boards of directors of nonprofit organizations, including current service on the boards of the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, the MLK Health and Wellness, CDC, and the Community Development Technologies Center. Ms. Griego has served as a director of publicly traded and private corporations, including presently serving as director of AECOM Technology Corporation and the American Funds (8 funds). She has held no other public company directorships during the past five years. With the breadth of her leadership experience as a businesswoman, in the public sector through her multiple government appointments and extensive community-based participation in Los Angeles, an area where the Company has a significant presence, and on multiple not-for-profit boards, Ms. Griego provides the Board with financial and business acumen, as well as public policy expertise as it relates to business practices. Ms. Griego is also an experienced director, including through service on other audit, compensation and organization, and nominating and governance committees, with demonstrated expertise in the application of sound corporate governance principles.

Arnold Kopelson

Mr. Arnold Kopelson is an Independent Director of the Company. He has been Co-Chairman and Co-President of Kopelson Entertainment, through which he produces films and television programs and finances the acquisition and development of screenplays, since 1979. Prior to that, he practiced entertainment and banking law, specializing in motion picture financing. He has been honored with a Best Picture Academy Award, a Golden Globe, and an Independent Spirit Award, and his films have generated 17 Academy Award nominations. Mr. Kopelson has served on the Executive Committee of the Producers Branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and for more than ten years has served on the Board of Mentors of the Peter Stark Producing Program at University of Southern California. He has held no other public company directorships during the past five years. As an Academy Award-winning producer, as well as through his involvement in television production and development, Mr. Kopelson brings to the Board a significant depth of knowledge of the entertainment industry. This encompasses over 35 years of executive and creative experience in film and television production and financing, as well as his prior experience in practicing entertainment and banking law. With his film industry experience and affiliations, Mr. Kopelson is a skilled advisor on the strategic direction of the Company’s Entertainment segment and provides insight into the management of the Company’s executive and creative talent.

Douglas Morris

Mr. Douglas P. Morris is an Independent Director of the Company. Previously, He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Sony Music Entertainment (“Sony”) since July 2011. Previously, he served as Chairman of Universal Music Group (“UMG”) from November 1995 through early March 2011, as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from November 1995 to July 2010, and as its Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer for the remainder of 2010. In July 1995, he formed a joint venture with Universal Music Group for a full-service record label. Prior to that, Mr. Morris served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Warner Music U.S. commencing in 1994 and was soon after appointed Chairman. He served as President of Atlantic Records and Co-Chief Executive Officer of the Atlantic Recording Group from 1980 to 1994. Mr. Morris began his career as a songwriter, producer, and the founder of his own record label, which was acquired by Atlantic Records in 1978. He has held no other public company directorships during the past five years. Mr. Morris brings to the Board significant leadership experience from his executive positions at industry-leading international music companies, including his position at Sony and his prior positions at UMG. As both Sony and UMG are involved in the development, manufacturing, marketing, sales and distribution of recorded music through a network of subsidiaries, joint ventures and licensees in multiple countries around the world, Mr. Morris brings his direct experience overseeing a business structure focused on content creation and distribution to advise on the strategic direction of the Company’s businesses with a global footprint.

Adam Townsend