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Kemper Corp (KMPR.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Joyce

67 2015 Independent Chairman of the Board

Joseph Lacher

47 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

James McKinney

37 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Christine Mullins

58 2016 Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President

John Boschelli

48 2015 Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Officer

C. Thomas Evans

58 2016 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Charles Brooks

50 2017 Senior Vice President - Operations and Systems

George Dufala

45 2016 Senior Vice President and President - Property and Casualty Division

Mark Green

49 2016 Senior Vice President and President - Life & Health Division

Richard Roeske

56 2016 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President

Christopher Sarofim

53 2013 Director

Susan Whiting

2017 Director

George Cochran

62 2015 Independent Director

Kathleen Cronin

53 2015 Independent Director

Douglas Geoga

61 2000 Independent Director

Thomas Goldstein

57 2016 Independent Director

Lacy Johnson

64 2016 Independent Director

David Storch

64 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Joyce

Mr. Robert J. Joyce, CPA., Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Joyce served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Westfield Group from July 2003 to January 2011, and as Executive Chair of Westfield’s Board from January 2011 until his retirement in March 2012. Westfield Group is privately-held and provides a broad portfolio of insurance and financial services. Mr. Joyce also served as Chairman of Westfield Bank from December 2001 to April 2010. Prior to joining Westfield in 1996, Mr. Joyce held various senior leadership positions with Reliance Insurance Group, and previously worked as a certified public accountant. Mr. Joyce served as a U.S. Navy Captain and is a veteran of Desert Storm and Desert Shield.

Joseph Lacher

Mr. Joseph P. Lacher, Jr., is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Lacher previously served in other senior executive roles in the insurance industry. From November 2009 to July 2011, Mr. Lacher was President of Allstate Protection, a unit of Allstate Corporation, where he led the company’s property and casualty offerings serving more than seventeen million American households. Prior to Allstate, Mr. Lacher spent eighteen years at The Travelers Companies, Inc., most recently serving as Executive Vice President - Personal Insurance from 2002 to 2009 and additionally as Executive Vice President - Select Accounts from 2006 to 2009.

James McKinney

Mr. James J. McKinney is a Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. McKinney served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer for Banc of California from November 2015 to November 2016 and as Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer from September 2015 to November 2015. From November 2012 to July 2015, Mr. McKinney held senior executive positions with International Lease Finance Corporation, a unit of AerCap Holdings N.V., where he served most recently as Vice President, Controller and previously as Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer and Global Corporate Controller. Mr. McKinney previously held several senior financial positions with RBS Citizens Asset Finance from June 2004 to November 2012, most recently as Vice President, Head of Balance Sheet Management, Operations & Strategy.

Christine Mullins

Ms. Christine F. Mullins is Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Mullins served as a Partner at CEO.works from January 2015 to October 2016. From April 2008 to December 2014, Ms. Mullins served in a number of executive human resource positions at Zurich Insurance Group, most recently as Head of HR Strategy and Global Services from November 2012 to December 2014. She previously served as Human Resource Chief Operating Officer and Director of Human Resources Transformation for Zurich from June 2011 to November 2012. Prior to joining Zurich, Ms. Mullins held various executive and management positions with Motorola, Inc. from 1979 to 2008.

John Boschelli

Mr. John M. Boschelli is a Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Officer of the Company. Mr. Boschelli assumed his current position with the Company in May 2015. Mr. Boschelli served as Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of the Company from May 2009 to May 2015. Mr. Boschelli served as the Company’s Treasurer from February 2002 to May 2009, as Assistant Treasurer from December 1999 to February 2002 and in various other positions from December 1997 to April 1999.

C. Thomas Evans

Mr. C. Thomas Evans, Jr. is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Mr. Evans served as the Company’s Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from May 2015 to May 2016 and as Secretary and Associate General Counsel from May 2011 to May 2015. Mr. Evans served as the Company’s Assistant General Counsel from May 2002 to May 2011 and as Counsel from April 1992 to May 2002. Before joining the Company in 1992, Mr. Evans was in private practice with the law firm of Winston & Strawn, where his practice focused on commercial litigation.

Charles Brooks

Mr. Charles T. Brooks is Senior Vice President - Operations and Systems of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Brooks served as the Global Operations and Technology Officer for ACE Limited (now Chubb), a position he held from August 2011 to December 2015. From February 2009 to August 2011, Mr. Brooks served as Senior Vice President/Head, Member and Plan Sponsor Services for Aetna. Mr. Brooks previously served as Senior Vice President, Operations and Chief Information Officer, Personal Lines for Travelers from December 2003 to February 2009 and as Partner, Financial Services - Insurance Practice at Accenture from June 1998 to December 2003.

George Dufala

Mr. George D. Dufala is Senior Vice President and President - Property and Casualty Division of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Dufala served as Executive Vice President, Services at Erie Insurance Group, a position he held from September 2010 to July 2016. Mr. Dufala previously served as a Senior Vice President and held various other management positions during his tenure with Erie Insurance Group that began in 1993.

Mark Green

Mr. Mark A. Green is Senior Vice President and President - Life & Health Division of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Green held various executive positions with Allstate Corporation, from March 2009 to May 2016, and most recently served as President-Encompass Insurance Company from August 2015 to May 2016. During his tenure with Allstate, he also served as President-Allstate Dealer Services, President-Ivantage and Senior Vice President-Allstate Financial. Prior to Allstate, Mr. Green served as Chief Risk Officer/Executive Vice President with AIX Group from July 2005 to March 2009. He previously served as Vice President-Wells Fargo Insurance Services from July 2003 to July 2005, Vice President of Chubb Financial Solutions from July 2002 to July 2003 and served in various management roles at Swiss Re from July 1995 to July 2002.

Richard Roeske

Mr. Richard Roeske is Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President of the Company. Mr. Roeske assumed his current position with the Company in January 2001 and has served as the Company’s Chief Accounting Officer since August 1999. Additionally, for portions of 2010 and 2016, Mr. Roeske served as the Company’s Interim Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Roeske also held various accounting positions within the Company from January 1990 to August 1999.

Christopher Sarofim

Mr. Christopher B. Sarofim is Director of the Company. Mr. Sarofim is the Vice Chairman and a member of the Board of Directors of Fayez Sarofim & Co., a registered investment advisory firm. Mr. Sarofim joined the firm in 1988 and has been a member of its Board since August 2014. He is a member of the firm’s Executive, Finance and Investment Committees, and is also the President of the firm’s foreign advisory business, Sarofim International Management Company. Mr. Sarofim shares portfolio management responsibilities for numerous separate accounts advised by the firm, as well as several Dreyfus Corporation mutual funds. Prior to joining Fayez Sarofim & Co., he was employed with Goldman, Sachs & Co. in corporate finance.

Susan Whiting

Ms. Susan D. Whiting serves as Director of the Company. Ms. Whiting served as Vice Chair of Nielsen Holdings plc, a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers watch and purchase, until 2014. She held numerous executive positions during her 35-year career with Nielsen, including President, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Nielsen Media Research, as well as Global Executive Vice President. Ms. Whiting currently serves on the board of directors for Alliant Energy Corporation, Moxie Software and PageVault. She is also involved in a number of community, educational and environmental organizations, including The National Women's History Museum, where she is the Board Chair, as well as serving as a board trustee for Denison University, The Trust for Public Land, and The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Chicago.

George Cochran

Mr. George N. Cochran is Independent Director of Kemper Corporation. Mr. Cochran served as Chairman in the Global Financial Institutions Group at Macquarie Capital until his retirement in December 2014. Previously, he was the Chairman of Fox-Pitt Kelton Cochran Caronia Waller (“FPKCCW”) and a co-founder of its predecessor firm, Cochran Caronia Waller (“CCW”). FPKCCW was acquired by Macquarie Capital in November 2009. Prior to co-founding CCW, Mr. Cochran was an investment banker at Kidder Peabody & Co., where he headed the firm’s Insurance M&A and Financing Practice. He also served as Managing Director and Insurance Industry Head of Coopers & Lybrand Securities, LLC.

Kathleen Cronin

Ms. Kathleen M. Cronin is Independent Director of Kemper Corporation. She is Senior Managing Director, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for CME Group Inc. (“CME Group”), the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. Before joining CME Group in November 2002, Ms. Cronin was in private practice at the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom, where she was employed for more than ten years and focused her practice on corporate, securities offerings and transactional matters. From 1995 to 1997, Ms. Cronin served as Chief Counsel/Corporate Finance for Sara Lee Corporation.

Douglas Geoga

Mr. Douglas G. Geoga is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Geoga is President and Chief Executive Officer of Salt Creek Hospitality, LLC, a privately-held firm engaged in making investments in the hospitality industry and providing related advisory services. Since 2013, Mr. Geoga has also served as the non-executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Extended Stay America, Inc., the owner/operator of the Extended Stay America® Hotel chain, and ESH Hospitality, Inc., a related real estate investment trust, the common stock of which are traded together as paired shares. From October 2010 until the completion of an initial public offering of these two companies in November 2013, Mr. Geoga served as non-executive Chairman of the owner of the Extended Stay America Hotel chain. From October 2014 until October 2016, Mr. Geoga served as Chairman of Atlantica Investment Holdings Limited, which through affiliated companies is the second largest manager of hotels in Brazil. From October 2012 until September 2015, Mr. Geoga also served as Executive Chairman of Foundations Recovery Network, LLC, an owner and operator of residential and outpatient substance abuse treatment centers. From July 2006 until December 2009, Mr. Geoga’s primary occupation was serving as principal of Geoga Group, LLC, an investment and advisory consulting firm focused primarily on the hospitality industry. Until July 2006, Mr. Geoga served as the President of Global Hyatt Corporation, Hyatt Corporation and AIC Holding Co., which collectively operated the Hyatt chain of hotels throughout the world. From 2000 through 2005, Mr. Geoga served as the President of Hospitality Investment Fund, L.L.C., a privately-held firm which was engaged in making investments in lodging and hospitality companies and projects.

Thomas Goldstein

Mr. Thomas M. Goldstein is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Goldstein served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Protection Division of Allstate Corporation from April 2011 to June 2014. From 2009 to 2011, he served as a consultant to the financial services industry and pursued community bank acquisitions with The GRG Group LLC. Prior to that, he served as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer for Madison Dearborn Partners from 2007 to 2009. From 1998 to 2007, Mr. Goldstein served in a number of executive and finance positions for LaSalle Bank Corporation, including Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President of ABN AMRO Mortgage Group and as Chief Financial Officer of LaSalle Bank Corporation. Before LaSalle Bank, he held a variety of positions with Morgan Stanley Dean Witter. Mr. Goldstein is also a director of Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Columbia Acorn Trust and the Wanger Advisors Trust.

Lacy Johnson

Mr. Lacy M. Johnson is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Johnson is a partner with the Ice Miller LLP law firm, where he has practiced since January 1993. His primary practice areas focus on public affairs services and he serves as co-chair to the firm’s Public Affairs and Gaming Group. Before joining Ice Miller, Mr. Johnson served as Attorney, Government Relations Services, Sagamore-Bainbridge, Inc., Director of Security for the Indiana State Lottery, liaison with the Indiana General Assembly, and Lt. Colonel and deputy superintendent for Support Services for the Indiana State Police. Mr. Johnson is a Democratic National Committeeman and former Lt. Commander of the United States Naval Intelligence Reserves.

David Storch

Mr. David P. Storch is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Storch is currently Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of AAR Corp., a leading provider of aviation services to the worldwide commercial aerospace and government/defense industries. Mr. Storch has served as AAR’s Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer since October 2005, and additionally as President since July 2015. He previously served various terms as AAR’s President, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer between 1989 and 2007. Mr. Storch is also a director of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation, a leading North American producer of unbleached kraft paper and corrugated packaging products. Mr. Storch served as Lead Director of the Company’s Board from August 2012 to November 2015.

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