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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bruce Flatt

52 2010 Independent Chairman of the Board

Shobi Khan

52 2016 President, Chief Operating Officer

Sandeep Lakhmi Mathrani

55 2011 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Heath Fear

49 2018 Chief Financial Officer

Michael Berman

60 2018 Executive Vice President - Finance

Marvin Levine

68 2011 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer

Richard Pesin

54 2011 Executive Vice President - Anchors, Development and Construction

Sriram Krishnan

2018 Senior Vice President - product, growth and marketing

Tara Marszewski

38 2014 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Daniel C

54 2013 Independent Director

Richard Clark

60 2010 Independent Director

Mary Fiala

66 2010 Independent Director

Janice Fukakusa

63 2016 Independent Director

John Haley

67 2009 Independent Director

Brian Kingston

44 2013 Independent Director

Christina Lofgren

66 2016 Independent Director

Kevin Berry

Senior Vice President of Investor & Public Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Bruce Flatt

Mr. Bruce J. Flatt is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Flatt is the Chief Executive Officer of Brookfield Asset Management, a global value investor with a focus on the real assets sectors of property, renewable energy and infrastructure. Mr. Flatt joined Brookfield in 1990 and became CEO in 2002. He is a director of Brookfield Asset Management and is Chairman of its Investment Committee. Mr. Flatt holds a business degree from the University of Manitoba. Mr. Flatt has been instrumental in the global expansion of the asset management business of Brookfield for over 25 years. In this capacity, Mr. Flatt has served on over 20 public company boards over the past two decades. Mr. Flatt’s extensive experience in serving on the boards of public companies gives him valuable insight into the operations of public companies, and his experience at Brookfield, particularly in property operations, provides him with expertise that benefits our Board of Directors. Mr. Flatt is a Brookfield Designee pursuant to the terms described under “Investment Agreement with Brookfield” and, as the CEO and a Senior Managing Partner of Brookfield, may be deemed to have control over certain shares and warrants of GGP held by Brookfield entities, as described in the footnotes to the “Security Ownership of Certain Beneficial Owners and Management” table.

Shobi Khan

Mr. Shobi Khan is President, Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Khan joined GGP in June 2011 and currently serves as President and Chief Operating Officer. As President and Chief Operating Officer of GGP Inc., Shobi Khan’s oversight of day-to-day operations includes investments, joint-venture partnerships, asset management, marketing, business intelligence and strategy. Mr. Khan is an industry expert and brings more than 30 years of experience in the real estate industry. He served as the U.S. Chief Investment Officer at Bentall Kennedy, where he held direct responsibility for all U.S. investment activity and served on the company’s management group and investment committees. Mr. Khan spent 11 years at Equity Office Properties Trust, where he was the Senior Vice President of Investments. During his tenure at EOP, he led the underwriting of $16 billion in office REIT mergers (Beacon, Cornerstone and Spieker) and was involved with the company’s $39 billion sale to Blackstone in 2007. Prior to joining EOP in 1996, Mr. Khan served with Katz Hollis, Inc. in Los Angeles, where he completed more than $5 billion in tax allocation bond transactions and public/private-financing assignments throughout the United States. Prior to this, he was with Arthur Andersen in San Francisco, where he was responsible for various real estate consulting engagements. Mr. Khan served as a board member of Aliansce Shopping Centers (ALSC3.SA, a public Brazilian mall owner) from 2011-2013. Mr. Khan holds an MBA from the University of Southern California and a bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley. He is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and a board director for the Chicago Public Library Foundation.

Sandeep Lakhmi Mathrani

Mr. Sandeep Lakhmi Mathrani is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Mathrani was the President of Retail for Vornado Realty Trust (“Vornado”). Mr. Mathrani is a Trustee of ICSC, an Executive Board member and First Vice Chair of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (“NAREIT”) and a member of The Real Estate Roundtable. Mr. Mathrani holds a Master of Engineering, Master of Management Science, and Bachelor of Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology. A real estate industry veteran with over 25 years of experience, Mr. Mathrani joined Vornado in February 2002, where he oversaw U.S. retail real estate. Prior to Vornado, Mr. Mathrani spent eight years with Forest City Ratner, where he was Executive Vice President, responsible for that company’s retail development and related leasing in the New York City metropolitan area. Mr. Mathrani’s leadership role with the Company as well as his prior leadership roles at other real estate companies provide him with key experience in business and in the real estate industry and contribute to his ability to make strategic decisions with respect to our business. In addition, his in-depth knowledge of our business strategy and operations due to his role as our Chief Executive Officer enable him to provide valuable contributions and facilitate effective communication between management and the Board.

Heath Fear

Mr. Heath Robert Fear is re designated as Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective January 2, 2018. Mr. Fear rejoined GGP as Executive Vice President, Finance in November, 2017. On December 28, 2017, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Fear is responsible for the oversight of all of GGP’s financial activities, including capital markets, accounting, investor relations, internal reporting, treasury and information technology. Prior to rejoining GGP, Mr. Fear served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for Retail Properties of America (RPAI)—a publicly traded retail real estate investment trust. Prior to his tenure at RPAI, Mr. Fear served in a variety of legal and financial roles at GGP over a 12-year period, with the last being Senior Vice President, Capital Markets. Mr. Fear was a key participant in establishing and executing on GGP’s capital raising allocation strategies and played a key role in restructuring and recapitalizing GGP’s balance sheet. Mr. Fear holds a Juris Doctor from the University Of Illinois College Of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and English from John Carroll University.

Michael Berman

Mr. Michael B. Berman is Executive Vice President - Finance of the Company. Mr. Berman joined GGP in December 2011 and formerly served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Berman retired from the Company in March 2018. From December 2005 until he joined GGP, Mr. Berman served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. (“ELS”). From September 2003 until December 2005, Mr. Berman served as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of ELS. During 2003, Mr. Berman was an associate professor at the New York University Real Estate Institute. Mr. Berman was a managing director in the Investment Banking department at Merrill Lynch & Co. from 1997 to 2002. Mr. Berman is a member of the Columbia Business School Real Estate Advisory Board, a member of the Board of Directors and the Chairman of the Audit Committee of Brixmor Property Group Inc., and a member of the Commercial & Retail Development Council of the Urban Land Institute. Mr. Berman received an M.B.A. from Columbia University Graduate School of Business, a J.D. from Boston University School of Law, and a B.A. from Binghamton University in New York.

Marvin Levine

Mr. Marvin J. Levine is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer of the Company. He joined GGP in January 2011 and currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer. From 2002 until he joined GGP, he served as Of Counsel to Wachtel, Masyr & Missry, LLP. From 2000 through 2001 he served as partner of Husch Blackwell LLP. From 1994 until 1999 he served as a partner and member of the management committee of Wachtel, Masyr & Missry, LLP. Mr. Levine received a B.S. from Lehigh University and a J.D. from New York University.

Richard Pesin

Mr. Richard S. Pesin is Executive Vice President - Anchors, Development and Construction of the Company. Mr. Pesin joined GGP in January 2011 and currently serves as Executive Vice President of Anchors, Development and Construction. Since joining GGP, Mr. Pesin has initiated and is executing a retail development pipeline in excess of $2.5 billion. Prior to GGP, Mr. Pesin was Executive Vice President and Director of Retail Development for Forest City Ratner Companies where he oversaw all aspects of retail development and leasing. Mr. Pesin led the company’s program to bring innovative shopping centers to underserved urban markets. During his 15 year tenure with Forest City, Mr. Pesin was directly responsible for more than 4.5 million square feet with a cost of more than $1.5 billion of new development. Mr. Pesin is a graduate of Duke University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science and shortly thereafter in 1985 he began his career in the shopping center industry.

Sriram Krishnan

Mr. Sriram Krishnan serves as Senior Vice President - product, growth and marketing of the company. He is responsible for all facets of product and marketing including branding, growth, demand generation, product marketing, competitive intelligence, marketing communications and public relations.

Tara Marszewski

Ms. Tara L. Marszewski is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer of the Company., effective October 15, 2014. Ms. Marszewski joined GGP in January 2012 and has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer since October 2014. From January 2012 until October 2014, Ms. Marszewski served as Vice President – Public Reporting & Accounting Policy. From May 2002 until January 2012, she served as Senior Manager - Audit, Real Estate of KPMG LLP. From May 2001 until May 2002, she served as Staff Audit Associate of Arthur Andersen LLP. Ms. Marszewski received a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Urbana.

Daniel C

Mr. Daniel Hurwitz is an Independent Director of the Company., with effect from August 22, 2013. Mr. Hurwitz serves as the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Raider Hill Advisors, LLC, a private real estate investment and retail advisory firm, since February 2015. Prior to founding Raider Hill, Mr. Hurwitz spent five years as Chief Executive Officer of DDR Corp. (NYSE:DDR), an owner and manager of value-oriented shopping centers (“DDR”), and served as a director of DDR from 2009 to 2014. Mr. Hurwitz previously served as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Brixmor Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:BRX), a portfolio owner of open-air shopping centers, from February 2016 to May 2016, and he has served as a director since 2016. Mr. Hurwitz also previously served as a director of CubeSmart (NYSE:CUBE), a self-administered and self-managed storage facilities real estate company, Sonae Sierra Brasix, SA (BVMF:SSBR3), a developer, owner and operator of shopping centers in Brazil, and Boscov’s Department Store, Inc., a department store retailer. Mr. Hurwitz is a graduate of Colgate University and the Wharton School of Business Management Program at the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Hurwitz has extensive retail real estate industry experience. His leadership of DDR, his prior experience as a member of senior management of companies in the retail industry, and his prior role as a member of the Board of Trustees of CubeSmart, for which he served as a member of the audit committee and chairman of the executive compensation committee, make him an invaluable member of our Board. Mr. Hurwitz is also very active in many cultural, charitable and academic institutions, which provide an important diversity of perspective and link between our Board and the community.

Richard Clark

Mr. Richard B. Clark is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Clark serves as a Senior Managing Partner of Brookfield and Chairman of the Brookfield Property Group, a global value investor active in all property sectors. Mr. Clark has been employed by Brookfield and its predecessors since 1984 in various senior roles, including Chief Executive Officer of the Brookfield Property Group, Brookfield Property Partners and Brookfield Office Properties. Mr. Clark serves as a director on several of Brookfield’s real estate affiliate boards, including Chairman of Brookfield Property Partners (NYSE: BPY), a diversified real estate company that owns, operates and develops one of the largest global portfolios of office, retail, multifamily, industrial, hospitality, triple net lease and self-storage assets, and a member of the board of Canary Wharf, an iconic London real estate business. Mr. Clark holds a business degree from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Clark’s extensive experience in private equity, particularly in the real estate industry, allows him to make key contributions to our Board of Directors on investment and other strategy matters. Mr. Clark is a Brookfield Designee pursuant to the terms described under “Investment Agreement with Brookfield” and, as a Senior Managing Partner of Brookfield and the Chairman of Brookfield Property Group, may be deemed to have control over certain shares and warrants of GGP held by Brookfield entities, as described in the footnotes to the “Security Ownership of Certain Beneficial Owners and Management” table.

Mary Fiala

Ms. Mary Lou Fiala is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Fiala has served as the Co-Chairperson of LOFT Unlimited, a personal financial and business consulting firm since 2009. Ms. Fiala previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE:REG), a real estate investment trust specializing in the ownership and operation of grocery anchored shopping centers, from 1999 to 2008. From January 2009 until December 2009 she served as Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer. In her role as Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer, Ms. Fiala was responsible for the operational management of Regency’s retail centers nationwide. She serves as a director of Regency and served as Non-Executive Chairman of Build-a-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE:BBW), a global interactive make-your-own animal retail entertainment experience provider. Ms. Fiala also served as the 2008-2009 Chairman of the International Council of Shopping Centers (“ICSC”) and was an independent director of CNL Growth Properties, Inc., a non-traded real estate investment trust, until August 2014. Ms. Fiala earned a bachelor’s degree in science from Miami University. Ms. Fiala has extensive operational experience in the retail industry, which brings the perspective of our tenants to our Board of Directors. Prior to working with Regency, Ms. Fiala served as Managing Director of Security Capital Global Strategic Group Incorporated, where she was responsible for the development of operating systems for the firm’s retail-related initiatives. Previously, she also served as Senior Vice President and Director of Stores for Macy’s East/Federated Department Stores, where she was responsible for 19 Macy’s stores in five states, generating more than $1 billion in sales volume. Before her tenure at Macy’s, Ms. Fiala was Senior Vice President of Henri Bendel and Senior Vice President and Regional Director of stores for Federated’s Burdine’s Division.

Janice Fukakusa

Ms. Janice R. Fukakusa is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Fukakusa served as Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE: RY), a Canadian multinational financial services company and the largest bank in Canada (“RY”), from January 2009 until January 2017. Since joining RY in 1985, she has served in various positions including Executive Vice-President, Finance, Vice-President, Portfolio Management, Senior Vice-President, Multinational Banking, Chief Internal Auditor, and Executive Vice-President, Specialized Services, RBC Banking. In these roles, Ms. Fukakusa gained key business experience in retail and business banking, corporate banking, account management, corporate finance, treasury, strategic development and corporate functions. Prior to joining RY, she was employed by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PWC”) where she obtained the professional designations of Chartered Professional Accountant and Chartered Business Valuator. Ms. Fukakusa serves on the board of Cineplex, Inc. (TSE: CGX) and as Chairperson of the Board of the Canada Infrastructure Bank. Ms. Fukakusa also serves on a number of professional and not-for-profit organizations including Ryerson University, The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, Wellspring Cancer Support and Schulich School of Business. Ms. Fukakusa holds a Bachelor of Arts from University of Toronto, a Master of Business Administration from Schulich School of Business, and an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from York University. Ms. Fukakusa has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.

John Haley

Mr. John K. Haley is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Haley was a partner at Ernst & Young LLP in Transaction Advisory Services from 1998 until 2009 and led the Transaction Advisory Services practice in Boston, Massachusetts. Prior to that, he was an Audit Partner at Ernst & Young LLP from 1988 until 1997, where he served as audit partner on a variety of public and private companies. Mr. Haley is a member of the board of directors and chair of the audit committee of Amplify Snack Brands, Inc. Mr. Haley is also a member of the board of directors of Truck Hero, Inc. Mr. Haley holds a degree in accounting from Northeastern University and has completed executive programs at Harvard Business School, Northwestern University and Babson College. Mr. Haley has financial expertise and significant experience in SEC registrations, restructurings, special investigations and forensic investigations. Mr. Haley has given expert testimony on financial and accounting matters, and has experience in the real estate and retail industries. Mr. Haley was a member of the American Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Haley’s extensive professional accounting and financial experience, including with respect to public company requirements and SEC registrations, allow him to provide key contributions to the Board of Directors on financial, accounting and corporate governance matters.

Brian Kingston

Mr. Brian W. Kingston has been appointed as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Kingston is Chief Executive Officer of Brookfield Property Group and Brookfield Property Partners. He is also a Senior Managing Partner of Brookfield. Since joining Brookfield in 2001, Mr. Kingston has been engaged in a wide range of merger and acquisition activities, including Brookfield’s investments in Canary Wharf, O&Y REIT and O&Y Corp., Trizec Properties and Multiplex. From 2008 to 2013 he led Brookfield’s Australian business activities, holding the positions of Chief Executive Officer of Brookfield Office Properties Australia, Chief Executive Officer of Prime Infrastructure and Chief Financial Officer of Multiplex. Mr. Kingston also serves as a director of Brookfield’s real estate company-affiliated boards, including Rouse Properties, a real estate investment trust company, and Canary Wharf, an iconic London real estate business. Mr. Kingston holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queens University. Mr. Kingston has extensive experience in the private equity and real estate industries, which allows him to make key contributions to our Board of Directors on investment and other strategic matters. Mr. Kingston is a Brookfield Designee pursuant to the terms described under “Investment Agreement with Brookfield” and, as a Senior Managing Partner of Brookfield and Chief Executive Officer of Brookfield Property Group, may be deemed to have control over certain shares and warrants of GGP held by Brookfield entities, as described in the footnotes to the “Security Ownership of Certain Beneficial Owners and Management” table.

Christina Lofgren

Ms. Christina M. Lofgren is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Lofgren served as Executive Vice President, Real Estate/Property Development of The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX), an American apparel and home goods company (“TJX”), from February 2013 to February 2016. From April 2002 to January 2013, she served as Senior Vice President, Real Estate/Property Development of TJX. Since joining TJX in 1989, Ms. Lofgren held various management positions at TJX, overseeing acquisitions, construction and development projects, asset management, and real estate research and analysis. Ms. Lofgren is a graduate of Boston Business School. Ms. Lofgren has extensive retail and real estate experience, which allows her to make key contributions to our Board on strategic matters, including acquisitions, divestures and development projects. Additionally, her knowledge of retailer operations enables her to provide valuable insight to the Board on strategic issues involving tenants of the Company.

Kevin Berry

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