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Viacom Inc (VIAB.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas May

71 2016 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Robert Bakish

54 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Shari Redstone

64 2006 Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Wade Davis

46 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Scott Mills

2018 President - BET Networks

Christa D'Alimonte

49 2017 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Doretha Lea

54 2013 Executive Vice President - Global Government Affairs

Judith McHale

72 2016 Independent Director

Ronald Nelson

66 2016 Independent Director

Deborah Norville

60 2013 Independent Director

Charles Phillips

59 2006 Independent Director

Nicole Seligman

62 2016 Independent Director

Cristiana Sorrell

45 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas May

Mr. Thomas J. May is an Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Board, Independent Director of the CompanyMr. May served as the Chairman of Eversource Energy from 2013 to 2017 and as its President and Chief Executive Officer and as a Trustee from 2012 to 2016. He has served as a director of Bank of America Corporation since 2004 and as a director of Liberty Mutual Holding Company Inc., which is privately held, since 2002. He served as a director and the Chairman of each of The Connecticut Light and Power Company, NSTAR Electric Company (and as its President and Chief Executive Officer and Trustee from 1994 to 2012), NSTAR Gas Company, Public Service Company of New Hampshire, Western Massachusetts Electric Company and Yankee Gas Services Company, which are also privately held, from 2012 to 2016. He is Chairman of the Stonehill College Board of Trustees, a trustee of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and a member of the Board of Advisors of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation.Mr. May brings to our Board extensive experience as a chief executive officer of regulated businesses, overseeing operations, risk management, business development, strategic planning, board leadership and corporate governance. Having experience as a Certified Public Accountant, he brings extensive accounting and financial skills, and an expert perspective on financial reporting and enterprise and operational risk management. He also brings a knowledge of Viacom.

Robert Bakish

Mr. Robert M. Bakish is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. since December 2016. Mr. Bakish served as Acting President and Chief Executive Officer beginning November 2016. Mr. Bakish joined the predecessor of Viacom in 1997 and has held leadership positions throughout the organization, including as President and Chief Executive Officer of Viacom International Media Networks and its predecessor company, MTV Networks International (“MTVNI”), from 2007 to 2016; President of MTVNI; Executive Vice President, Operations and Viacom Enterprises; Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, MTV Networks Advertising Sales; and Senior Vice President, Planning, Development and Technology. Before joining Viacom’s predecessor, Mr. Bakish was a partner with Booz Allen Hamilton in its Media and Entertainment practice. Mr. Bakish has served as a director of Avid Technology, Inc. since 2009.

Shari Redstone

Ms. Shari E. Redstone JD. is Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Viacom Inc., since January 1, 2006. She also serves as Non-Executive Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of CBS Corporation. Ms. Redstone is Co-founder and Managing Partner of Advancit Capital, an investment firm launched in 2011 that focuses on early stage companies at the intersection of media, entertainment and technology, with investments in over 75 companies. Ms. Redstone has been President of NAI since 2000, and also serves as a director. Ms. Redstone is a member of the board of trustees of The Paley Center for Media. Ms. Redstone is actively involved in a variety of charitable, civic, and educational organizations. She is a member of the Boards of Directors of Combined Jewish Philanthropies and the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation and sits on the Board of Trustees of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Ms. Redstone also serves on the Legal Services Corporation’s Leaders Council. 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 NAI. Ms. Redstone is the daughter of Sumner M. Redstone.

Wade Davis

Mr. Wade C. Davis is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company., since November 2012. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development beginning August 2009, as Senior Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions and Strategic Planning from January 2007 to August 2009 and as Senior Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions beginning January 2006. Prior to joining Viacom, Mr. Davis was an investment banker in the technology and media sectors for more than a decade.

Scott Mills

Mr. Scott M. Mills is re designated as President - BET Networks of the Company effective January 1, 2018. Previously, he was Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Administration beginning in October 2012. Prior to that, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of BET Networks beginning in July 2007, its President of Digital Media from August 2006 to July 2007 and its Chief Financial Officer beginning in 2003. He first joined BET Networks in 1997, serving as Senior Vice President of Strategy & Business Development, and served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of BET Interactive from 1999 to 2003. Mr. Mills has served as a director of Principal Financial Group Inc. since July 2016.

Christa D'Alimonte

Ms. Christa A. D'Alimonte is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company, since April 15, 2017. Prior to that, she was Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary beginning November 2012. Prior to joining Viacom, Ms. D’Alimonte was a partner of Shearman & Sterling LLP, where she was Deputy Practice Group Leader of the Firm’s Global Mergers & Acquisitions group. She first joined Shearman & Sterling in 1993 and became a partner in 2001.

Doretha Lea

Ms. Doretha (DeDe) F. Lea is Executive Vice President - Global Government Affairs of the Company. Ms. Lea previously served as Executive Vice President, Government Relations beginning November 2005. Prior to that, she was Senior Vice President, Government Relations of the predecessor of Viacom beginning September 2005. Prior to that, she served as Vice President of Government Affairs at Belo Corp. from 2004 to 2005 and as Vice President, Government Affairs of Viacom’s predecessor from 1997 to 2004.

Judith McHale

Ms. Judith A. McHale is an Independent Director of the Company since August 18, 2016. Ms. McHale served as the Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs for the U.S. Department of State from 2009 to 2011. From 2004 to 2006, Ms. McHale served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Discovery Communications, Inc., the parent company of Discovery Channel, and served as its President and Chief Operating Officer from 1995 to 2004. In 2006, Ms. McHale worked with private equity firm Global Environment Fund to launch the GEF/Africa Growth Fund, an investment vehicle focused on supplying expansion capital to small and medium-sized enterprises that provide consumer goods and services in emerging African markets. She has served on the board of Ralph Lauren Corporation since 2011 and the board of Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. since 2013. She previously served on the boards of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc., Host Hotel & Resorts, Inc., DigitalGlobe Inc., John Hancock Financial Services, Inc. and Potomac Electric Power Company.

Ronald Nelson

Mr. Ronald L. Nelson is an Independent Director of the Company since August 18, 2016. Mr. Nelson has served as a consultant to Avis Budget Group, Inc. since 2018. Prior to that, he served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Avis Budget Group from 2015 to 2018 and as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 2006 to 2015, and also served as Chief Operating Officer from 2010 to 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Nelson held several executive finance and operating roles, beginning in 2003 with Cendant Corporation, including as its Chief Financial Officer and President and a member of its board from 2003 to 2006. From 1994 to 2003, Mr. Nelson served as Co-Chief Operating Officer of DreamWorks SKG. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and a director at Paramount Communications, Inc., formerly Gulf + Western Industries, Inc. Mr. Nelson has served on the board of Hanesbrands Inc. since 2008. He previously served on the board of Convergys Corporation.

Deborah Norville

Ms. Deborah Norville is an Independent Director of Viacom Inc., since March 21, 2013. Ms. Norville has been the anchor of Inside Edition, a top-rated syndicated newsmagazine, since 1995. Prior to Inside Edition, Ms. Norville served as a correspondent and anchor for CBS News programs Street Stories, 48 Hours and CBS Evening News. Previously, she anchored NBC News at Sunrise and was news anchor and co-host of NBC’s Today program. Ms. Norville is a two-time Emmy Award winner with more than thirty years of reporting experience and a best-selling author of several books. She serves on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the Broadcasters Foundation of America and as Co-Chair of the Duke University Parents Committee. She is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Women’s Forum of New York.

Charles Phillips

Mr. Charles E. Phillips, Jr., is an Independent Director of Viacom Inc. Mr. Phillips has been Chief Executive Officer of Infor, Inc. since 2010. He was a President of Oracle Corporation from 2003 to 2010 and served as a member of its Board of Directors and Executive Management Committee from 2004 to 2010. Prior to Oracle, Mr. Phillips was a managing director at Morgan Stanley in the Technology Group and served on its Board of Directors. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the Apollo Theater, Business Executives for National Security and the New York Police Foundation. He served on President Obama’s Economic Recovery Board, led by Paul Volcker, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Mr. Phillips earned a BS in Computer Science from the U.S. Air Force Academy, an MBA from Hampton University and a JD from New York Law School, and he is a member of the Georgia State Bar Association.

Nicole Seligman

Ms. Nicole Seligman is an Independent Director of the Company since August 18, 2016. Ms. Seligman served as the President of Sony Entertainment, Inc. (beginning in 2014) and of Sony Corporation of America (beginning in 2012), and as Senior Legal Counsel of Sony Group (beginning in 2014). Ms. Seligman previously served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Sony Corporation from 2005 to 2014. She joined Sony in 2001 and served in a variety of other capacities during her tenure, including as a Corporate Executive Officer and Group Deputy General Counsel of Sony Corporation, and as General Counsel and an Executive Vice President at Sony Corporation of America, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation. Prior to joining Sony Corporation of America, Ms. Seligman was a partner in the litigation practice at Williams & Connolly LLP in Washington, D.C., where she worked on a broad range of complex civil and criminal matters and counseled a wide range of clients, including President William Jefferson Clinton and Lt. Col. Oliver North. Ms. Seligman joined Williams & Connolly in 1985. Ms. Seligman served as law clerk to Justice Thurgood Marshall on the Supreme Court of the United States from 1984 to 1985 and as law clerk to Judge Harry T. Edwards at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit from 1983 to 1984. Ms. Seligman has served on the board of Far Point Acquisition Corporation since 2018, and has been a Non-Executive Director of WPP plc since 2014 and its Senior Independent Director since 2016. She has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Doe Fund since 2017.

Cristiana Sorrell

Ms. Cristiana Falcone Sorrell is an Independent Director of Viacom Inc., since March 21, 2013. Ms. Falcone Sorrell has served as Principal Adviser, Media Affairs at the World Economic Forum, since 2018, having previously served as Senior Adviser to the Chairman. She served as Principal Consultant, Office of Outreach and Partnerships, for the Inter-American Development Bank from 2011 to 2015. Prior to joining the World Economic Forum in 2004, Ms. Falcone Sorrell held positions at the International Labour Organization and Shell. Ms. Falcone Sorrell is Chief Executive Officer of JMCMRJ Sorrell Foundation, a member of the Italian National Press Guild, a board member of Internews and a member of the board of trustees of The Paley Center for Media. Ms. Falcone Sorrell has served as a director of Revlon, Inc. since 2014.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Thomas May

663,022

Robert Bakish

19,955,200

Shari Redstone

375,022

Wade Davis

7,124,090

Scott Mills

6,850,010

Christa D'Alimonte

3,797,260

Doretha Lea

2,439,720

Judith McHale

469,022

Ronald Nelson

459,022

Deborah Norville

293,102

Charles Phillips

292,541

Nicole Seligman

478,022

Cristiana Sorrell

283,344
As Of  29 Sep 2018

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