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Old Republic International Corp (ORI.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Aldo Zucaro

79 1993 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, and Director

Craig Smiddy

54 2018 President, Chief Operating Officer-General Insurance

Scott Rager

69 2018 Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Karl Mueller

58 2004 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Rande Yeager

69 2010 Senior Vice President - Title Insurance, Chairman and CEO of Old Republic Title Insurance Companies

Phillip Schutt

57 2018 Senior Vice President, Deputy Chief Investment Officer

John Heitkamp

63 2014 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Charles Boone

64 2001 Senior Vice President - Investments, Treasurer

Todd Gray

50 2018 Senior Vice President, Treasurer

Cheryl Jones

65 2018 Senior Vice President - National Benefits Director

Arnold Steiner

80 2011 Lead Independent Director

Charles Kovaleskias

2018 Director

Spencer LeRoy

72 2015 Director

Glenn Reed

65 2017 Director

Steven Bateman

59 2017 Independent Director

Harrington Bischof

83 1997 Independent Director

Jimmy Dew

77 1980 Independent Director

John Dixon

78 2003 Independent Director

Fredricka Taubitz

74 2003 Independent Director

Charles Titterton

76 2004 Independent Director

Dennis Van Mieghem

77 2004 Independent Director

Steven Walker

73 2006 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Aldo Zucaro

Mr. Aldo C. Zucaro is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of Old Republic International Corporation. He is Director since 1976. Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and various subsidiaries since 1993. A CPA by training, he brings a significant background as a former insurance specialist partner with Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP), and long-term experience with the insurance industry in general, and the Company in particular, since 1970.

Craig Smiddy

Mr. Craig R. Smiddy is a President, Chief Operating Officer of the company effective June 1, 2018. Prior to joining Old Republic, Mr. Smiddy was President of the Specialty Markets Division of Munich Reinsurance America, Inc.

Scott Rager

Mr. Scott R. Rager is Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is Senior Vice President - General Insurance since July, 2006.

Karl Mueller

Mr. Karl W. Mueller is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company.

Rande Yeager

Mr. Rande K. Yeager is Senior Vice President - Title Insurance, Chairman and CEO of Old Republic Title Insurance Companies of the Company. He is Senior Vice President - Title Insurance since March, 2003 and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Old Republic Title Insurance Companies since July, 2010 and March, 2002, respectively.

Phillip Schutt

John Heitkamp

Mr. John R. Heitkamp, Jr., is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company.

Charles Boone

Mr. Charles S. Boone is Senior Vice President - Investments, Treasurer of the Company.

Todd Gray

Mr. Todd W. Gray is a Senior Vice President, Treasurer of the Company and He is Senior Vice President - Operations and Finance of Old Republic General Insurance Companies, a subsidiary of the Company. Prior to joining Old Republic, Mr. Gray was an executive of Midland Company.

Cheryl Jones

Arnold Steiner

Mr. Arnold L. Steiner is an Lead Independent Director of Old Republic International Corporation. He is Director since 1974. Retired for more than five years from Steiner Bank, Birmingham, Alabama of which he was President and a substantial owner. He brings long and significant experience in financial businesses and has extensive knowledge of the Company and its risk factors.

Charles Kovaleskias

Mr. Charles J. Kovaleskias is Director of the Company. He is an attorney, brings extensive general business experience and knowledge to the Board and management team, particularly in real estate and title insurance.

Spencer LeRoy

Mr. Spencer LeRoy III is Director of the Company. He is Director since February 26, 2015. Until his retirement on July 1, 2014, he was Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel of the Company since 1992. Prior to that, he was a partner with the law firm of Lord, Bissell and Brook, now known as Locke Lord LLP. His legal career involved all aspects of insurance, corporate governance and financial-related matters. Mr. LeRoy brings to Old Republic’s Board a long and significant legal experience and extensive knowledge of the Company and its risk factors.

Glenn Reed

Mr. Glenn W. Reed is Director of the Company. He joins our Board following his recent retirement as a Managing Director of the Strategy Division of The Vanguard Group, Inc., one of the world's largest and most successful asset management firms. Prior to joining Vanguard in 2007, he served as general counsel for a multi-line health and life insurance company. During a preceding 21-year career, Glenn had been a partner with the Chicago-based law firm ofGardner, Carton & Douglas, where he specialized in securities law, corporate finance, mergers, and acquisitions. The long-term experience and deep knowledge gained in all these fields of endeavor will harmonize extremely well with our Board's governance objectives in the service of all of Old Republic's key stakeholders.

Steven Bateman

Mr. Steven J. Bateman is an Independent Director of the Company. He is Director since February 23, 2017. An audit partner with the accounting firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP until his recent retirement, he has a 37 year career as an auditor and business advisor for a large number of organizations engaged in all major insurance fields. During that period of time, he gained a wealth of knowledge and experience in the business and the risk factors associated with the insurance industry. His background and experience will harmonize extremely well with the Company’s business and the Board’s governance objectives.

Harrington Bischof

Mr. Harrington Bischof is an Independent Director of Old Republic International Corporation. He is Director since 1997. President of Pandora Capital Corporation since 1996. Formerly Senior Advisor with Prudential Securities, Inc. and prior to that, a senior investment banker with the firms of Merrill, Lynch & Co. and White, Weld & Co. His experience in business, investment banking, and international finance are of significant value to the Company’s corporate governance.

Jimmy Dew

Mr. Jimmy A. Dew is an Independent Director of Old Republic International Corporation. He is Director since 1980. Formerly Vice Chairman of Old Republic’s subsidiary, Republic Mortgage Insurance Company (“RMIC”), of which he was a co-founder in 1973. His knowledge of RMIC gained in an executive capacity since its founding and his long service on Old Republic’s Board make him fully conversant with the insurance industry and its risk factors.

John Dixon

Mr. John M. Dixon is an Independent Director of Old Republic International Corporation. He is Director since 2003. Formerly Chief Executive Partner with the law firm of Chapman and Cutler, Chicago, Illinois until his retirement in 2002. His qualifica­tions include his extensive background as an attorney and his knowledge of corporate law and the risk factors of corporations like the Company.

Fredricka Taubitz

Ms. Fredricka Taubitz is an Independent Director of Old Republic International Corporation. She is Director since 2003. A CPA by training, she was until 2000 Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Zenith National Insurance Corp. Until 1985, she was a partner with the accounting firm of Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP). During her long professional career she has gained significant experience in, and knowledge of, the business and the risk factors associated with the insurance industry.

Charles Titterton

Mr. Charles F. Titterton is an Independent Director of Old Republic International Corporation. He is Director since 2004. Formerly Director – Insurance Group with Standard & Poor’s Corp. until 2003. He brings significant business experience and knowledge of the risk factors connected with the insurance industry by virtue of his long career as a lending officer with a major banking institution and with the aforementioned rating agency.

Dennis Van Mieghem

Mr. Dennis P. Van Mieghem is an Independent Director of Old Republic International Corporation. He is Director since 2004. A CPA by training, he was the Partner in charge of the National Insurance Tax Practice of the accounting firm of KPMG LLP until his 1998 retirement. With this background he brings significant experience and knowledge of the insurance industry and its risk factors to Old Republic’s Board.

Steven Walker

Mr. Steven R. Walker is an Independent Director of Old Republic International Corporation. He is Director since 2006. Formerly Senior Counsel and Partner with Leland, Parachini, Steinberg, Matzger & Melnick, LLP, attorneys, San Francisco, California. He brings significant experience to Old Republic’s Board as both an attorney and a business manager during a long career focused on the title insurance industry.