Corporate governance

Board of directors

Board of Directors

Laurence D. Fink
Laurence D. Fink
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
BlackRock, Inc.

Laurence D. Fink Mr. Fink is Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BlackRock, Inc. He also leads the firm’s Global Executive Committee. He is responsible for senior leadership development and succession planning, defining and reinforcing BlackRock’s vision and culture, and engaging relationships with key strategic clients, industry leaders, regulators and policy makers. Mr. Fink co-founded BlackRock in 1988, and under his leadership, the firm has grown into a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients.
Abdlatif  Y.  Al-Hamad
Abdlatif Y. Al-Hamad
Director General/Chairman of the Board of Directors
Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development
Abdlatif  Y.  Al-Hamad Mr. Al-Hamad has served as Director General and Chairman of the board of directors of the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development since 1985. He was the Minister of Finance and Planning of Kuwait from 1981 to 1983 and prior to that served for 18 years as the Director General of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development. He is also a member of the Board of the Kuwait Investment Authority. Mr. Al-Hamad chaired the Development Committee Task Force on Multilateral Development Banks and has served on the International Advisory Boards of Morgan Stanley, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., American International Group, Inc. and the National Bank of Kuwait.
Mathis Cabiallavetta
Mathis Cabiallavetta
Former Vice Chairman of the Board Swiss Re
Mathis Cabiallavetta Mr. Cabiallavetta has served as a member of the board of directors of Swiss Re Ltd. since 2008 and as the Vice Chairman of its board between 2009 and 2015. Mr. Cabiallavetta retired as Vice Chairman, Office of the Chief Executive Officer of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. and as Chairman of Marsh & McLennan Companies International in 2008. Prior to joining Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. in 1999, Mr. Cabiallavetta was Chairman of the board of directors of Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS A.G.).

Other Public Company Directorships (within the past 5 years)
  • Swiss Re Ltd. (2008 – present) (Vice Chairman from 2009 –
           April 2015)
  • Philip Morris International Inc. (2002 – 2014)
  • Pamela Daley
    Pamela Daley
    Former Senior Vice President of Corporate Business Development
    General Electric Company
    Pamela Daley Ms. Daley retired from General Electric Company (“GE”) in January 2014, having most recently served as a Senior Advisor to its Chairman from April 2013 to January 2014. Prior to this role, Ms. Daley served as Senior Vice President of GE’s Corporate Business Development from 2004 to 2013 and as Vice President and Senior Counsel for Transactions from 1991 to 2004. As Senior Vice President, Ms. Daley was responsible for GE’s mergers, acquisitions and divestiture activities worldwide. Ms. Daley joined GE in 1989 as Tax Counsel. Previously, Ms. Daley was a Partner of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, where she specialized in domestic and cross-border tax-oriented financings and commercial transactions. Ms. Daley currently serves as a director of both Patheon N.V. and SecureWorks Corp. Ms. Daley previously served on the board of BG Group, an international oil and gas company traded on the London Stock Exchange until it was acquired by Royal Dutch Shell on February 15, 2016.

    Other Public Company Directorships (within the past 5 years)
  • SecureWorks Corp. (2016 – present)
  • Patheon N.V. (2016 – present)
  • BG Group (2014 – February 2016)
  • William S. Demchak
    William S. Demchak
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
    William S. Demchak Mr. Demchak has served as Chairman of the board of directors of PNC since April 2014, as Chief Executive Officer since April 2013 and as President since April 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Demchak held a number of supervisory positions at PNC, including Senior Vice Chairman, Head of Corporate and Institutional Banking and Chief Financial Officer. Before joining PNC in 2002, Mr. Demchak served as the Global Head of Structured Finance and Credit Portfolio for J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and additionally held key leadership roles at J.P. Morgan prior to its merger with Chase Manhattan Corporation in 2000.

    Other Public Company Directorships (within the past 5 years)
  • PNC (2013 – present) (Chairman from April 2014 – present)
  • Jessica Einhorn
    Jessica Einhorn
    Former Dean
    Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at The Johns Hopkins University
    Jessica Einhorn Ms. Einhorn served as Dean of the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at The Johns Hopkins University from 2002 until June 2012. Prior to becoming Dean, she was a consultant at Clark & Weinstock, a strategic consulting firm. Ms. Einhorn also spent nearly 20 years at the World Bank, concluding as Managing Director in 1998. Between 1998 and 1999, Ms. Einhorn was a Visiting Fellow at the International Monetary Fund. Prior to joining the World Bank in 1978, she held positions at the U.S. Treasury, the U.S. State Department and the International Development Cooperation Agency of the United States. Ms. Einhorn currently serves as a Director of both the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the National Bureau of Economic Research. As of July 2012, Ms. Einhorn is resident at The Rock Creek Group in Washington, D.C., where she is a Senior Advisor and longstanding member of The Rock Creek Group Advisory Board.

    Other Public Company Directorships (within the past 5 years)
  • Time Warner, Inc. (2005 – present)
  • Fabrizio Freda
    Fabrizio Freda
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
    Fabrizio Freda Mr. Freda has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (“Estée Lauder”) since July 2009, and is also a member of its board of directors. Mr. Freda previously served as Estée Lauder’s President and Chief Operating Officer from 2008 to July 2009. Estée Lauder is a global leader in beauty with more than 25 brands and over 40,000 employees worldwide. Prior to joining Estée Lauder, Mr. Freda held various senior positions at Procter & Gamble Company over the span of 20 years. From 1986 to 1988, Mr. Freda directed marketing and strategic planning for Gucci SpA.

    Other Public Company Directorships (within the past 5 years)
  • The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (2009 – present)
  • Murry S. Gerber
    Murry S. Gerber
    Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    EQT Corporation
    Murry S. Gerber Mr. Gerber has served as a member of the boards of directors of U.S. Steel Corporation since July 2012 and Halliburton Company since January 2012. Previously, Mr. Gerber served as Executive Chairman of EQT Corporation, an integrated energy production company, from 2010 until May 2011, as its Chairman from 2000 to 2010, as its President from 1998 to 2007 and as its Chief Executive Officer from 1998 to 2000.

    Other Public Company Directorships (within the past 5 years)
  • U.S. Steel Corporation (2012 – present)
  • Halliburton Company (2012 – present)
  • EQT Corporation (1998 – 2012) (Chairman from 2000 – 2010 and Executive Chairman from 2010 – 2011)
  • James Grosfeld
    James Grosfeld
    Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    Pulte Homes, Inc
    James Grosfeld Mr. Grosfeld was formerly Chairman of the board of directors and Chief Executive Officer of Pulte Homes, Inc. (renamed PulteGroup, Inc. in 2010), a home builder and mortgage banking and financing company, from 1974 to 1990 and rejoined its board from 2015 to 2016 as an independent director. Mr. Grosfeld served as a trustee of Lexington Realty Trust from 2003 to 2015.

    Other Public Company Directorships (within the past 5 years)
  • Lexington Realty Trust (2003 – December 2015)
  • PulteGroup, Inc. (2015 – April 2016)
  • Robert S. Kapito
    Robert S. Kapito
    President
    BlackRock, Inc.
    Robert S. Kapito Mr. Kapito has been President of BlackRock since 2007 and is a member of BlackRock’s Global Executive Committee and Chairman of the Global Operating Committee. Mr. Kapito co-founded BlackRock in 1988 and is also a director of iShares, Inc. He is responsible for the day-to-day oversight of BlackRock’s key operating units including Investment Strategies, Client Businesses, Technology & Operations, and Risk & Quantitative Analysis. Prior to 2007, Mr. Kapito served as Vice Chairman of BlackRock and Head of BlackRock’s Portfolio Management Group.
    Sir Deryck Maughan
    Sir Deryck Maughan
    Former Senior Advisor
    Kohlberg Kravis Roberts
    Sir Deryck Maughan Sir Deryck served as a Senior Advisor of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (“KKR”) from January 2013 until December 2014. Previously, he was a Partner and Head of the Financial Institutions Group of KKR since 2009 and Managing Director since 2005. He was Chairman of KKR Asia from 2005 to 2009. Prior to joining KKR, Sir Deryck served as Vice Chairman of Citigroup from 1998 to 2004, as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Salomon Brothers from 1992 to 1997 and as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Salomon Brothers Asia from 1986 to 1991. He also was Vice Chairman of the U.S.-Japan Business Council from 2002 to 2004. Prior to joining Salomon Brothers in 1983, Sir Deryck worked at Goldman Sachs. He served in H.M. Treasury (UK Economics and Finance Ministry) from 1969 to 1979. Sir Deryck has also served as a board director of GlaxoSmithKline plc since 2004 and Thomson Reuters from 2008 to 2014.

    Other Public Company Directorships (within the past 5 years)
  • GlaxoSmithKline plc (2004 – 2016)
  • Thomson Reuters (2008 – 2014)
  • Cheryl Mills
    Cheryl Mills
    CEO of BlackIvy Group
    Cheryl Mills Ms. Mills is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the BlackIvy Group, an investment company that grows and builds businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa. Previously, she served as Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Counselor to the U.S. Department of State from 2009 to 2013. Ms. Mills was with New York University from 2002 to 2009, where she served as Senior Vice President for Administration and Operations and as General Counsel. She also served as Secretary of the University’s Board of Trustees. From 1999 to 2001, Ms. Mills was Senior Vice President for Corporate Policy and Public Programming at Oxygen Media. Prior to joining Oxygen Media, Ms. Mills served as Deputy Counsel to President Clinton and as the White House Associate Counsel. She began her career as an Associate at the Washington, D.C. law firm of Hogan & Hartson. Ms. Mills previously served on the boards of Cendant Corporation (now Avis Budget Group, Inc.), a consumer real estate and travel conglomerate, and Orion Power, an independent electric power generating company.
    Gordon M. Nixon
    Gordon M. Nixon
    Former President & CEO of RBC
    Gordon M. Nixon Mr. Nixon was President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Royal Bank of Canada from 2001 to 2014. He first joined RBC Dominion Securities Inc. in 1979, where he held a number of operating positions and served as Chief Executive Officer from December 1999 to April 2001. Mr. Nixon has served on the board of directors of BCE Inc. since 2014 and was named Chairman of the board upon his re-election in April 2016. He is also a director of George Weston Limited and is on the advisory board of Kingsett Capital.

    Other Public Company Directorships (within the past 5 years)
  • BCE Inc. (2014 – present)
  • George Weston Limited (2014 – present)
  • Charles H. Robbins
    Charles H. Robbins
    Chief Executive Officer
    Cisco Systems, Inc.
    Charles H. Robbins Mr. Robbins serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Cisco Systems, Inc. (“Cisco”) and a member of its board of directors. Prior to assuming this role in July 2015, he was Senior Vice President of Cisco’s Worldwide Field Operations and led its Worldwide Sales and Partner Organization where he helped drive and execute many of Cisco’s investment areas and strategy shifts. He serves as Chairman of the U.S.-Japan Business Council, Chair of the IT Governors Steering Committee for the World Economic Forum and is a Member of the International Business Council for the World Economic Forum and The Business Roundtable.

    Other Public Company Directorships (within the past 5 years)
  • Cisco Systems, Inc. (2015 – present)
  • Ivan G. Seidenberg
    Ivan G. Seidenberg
    Former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
    Verizon Communications
    Ivan G. Seidenberg Mr. Seidenberg retired as the Chairman of the board of Verizon Communications Inc. in December 2011 and previously served as its Chief Executive Officer from 2002 to 2011. Prior to the creation of Verizon Communications Inc., Mr. Seidenberg was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bell Atlantic and NYNEX Corp. Mr. Seidenberg has been an Advisory Partner of Perella Weinberg Partners, a global independent advisory and asset management firm, since June 2012.

    Other Public Company Directorships (within the past 5 years)
  • Verizon Communications Inc. (2002 – 2011) (Chairman from 2004 –
            2011)
  • Boston Properties, Inc. (2014 – 2016)
  • Marco Antonio Slim Domit
    Marco Antonio Slim Domit
    Chairman of the Board of Directors
    Grupo Financiero Inbursa
    Marco Antonio Slim Domit Mr. Slim has been Chairman of the board of directors of Grupo Financiero Inbursa, S.A.B. de C.V. since 1997 and previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Grupo Financiero Inbursa from 1997 until April 2012. Mr. Slim is also a member of the board of directors of Grupo Carso, S.A.B. de C.V. and Chairman of The Carlos Slim Health Institute and of Impulsora del Desarrollo y el Empleo en América Latina, S.A.B. de C.V. (IDEAL), an infrastructure company. Mr. Slim was a member of the board of directors of Teléfonos de México, S.A.B. de C.V. from 1995 until April 2014.

    Other Public Company Directorships (within the past 5 years)
  • Grupo Carso, S.A.B. de C.V. (1991 – present)
  • Grupo Financiero Inbursa, S.A.B. de C.V. (Chairman from 1997 –
            present)
  • Impulsora del Desarrollo y el Empleo en América Latina, S.A.B. de
            C.V. (Chairman from 2012 – present)
  • Teléfonos de México, S.A.B. de C.V. (1995 – 2014)
  • Susan L. Wagner
    Susan L. Wagner
    Former Vice Chairman
    BlackRock
    Susan L. Wagner Ms. Wagner retired as a Vice Chairman of BlackRock on July 1, 2012. In addition to serving as Vice Chairman from 2006 to 2012, Ms. Wagner also served as a member of BlackRock’s Global Executive Committee and Global Operating Committee. Ms. Wagner previously served as BlackRock’s Chief Operating Officer and as Head of Corporate Strategy. She currently serves as a director of Color Genomics, Apple Inc. and Swiss Re Ltd.

    Other Public Company Directorships (within the past 5 years)
  • Apple Inc. (2014 – present)
  • Swiss Re Ltd. (2014 – present)
  • Laurence D. Fink
    Laurence D. Fink
    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
    BlackRock, Inc.

    Laurence D. Fink Mr. Fink is Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BlackRock, Inc. He also leads the firm’s Global Executive Committee. He is responsible for senior leadership development and succession planning, defining and reinforcing BlackRock’s vision and culture, and engaging relationships with key strategic clients, industry leaders, regulators and policy makers. Mr. Fink co-founded BlackRock in 1988, and under his leadership, the firm has grown into a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients.
    Abdlatif  Y.  Al-Hamad
    Abdlatif Y. Al-Hamad
    Director General/Chairman of the Board of Directors
    Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development
    Abdlatif  Y.  Al-Hamad Mr. Al-Hamad has served as Director General and Chairman of the board of directors of the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development since 1985. He was the Minister of Finance and Planning of Kuwait from 1981 to 1983 and prior to that served for 18 years as the Director General of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development. He is also a member of the Board of the Kuwait Investment Authority. Mr. Al-Hamad chaired the Development Committee Task Force on Multilateral Development Banks and has served on the International Advisory Boards of Morgan Stanley, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., American International Group, Inc. and the National Bank of Kuwait.
    Mathis Cabiallavetta
    Mathis Cabiallavetta
    Former Vice Chairman of the Board Swiss Re
    Mathis Cabiallavetta Mr. Cabiallavetta has served as a member of the board of directors of Swiss Re Ltd. since 2008 and as the Vice Chairman of its board between 2009 and 2015. Mr. Cabiallavetta retired as Vice Chairman, Office of the Chief Executive Officer of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. and as Chairman of Marsh & McLennan Companies International in 2008. Prior to joining Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. in 1999, Mr. Cabiallavetta was Chairman of the board of directors of Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS A.G.).

    Other Public Company Directorships (within the past 5 years)
  • Swiss Re Ltd. (2008 – present) (Vice Chairman from 2009 –
           April 2015)
  • Philip Morris International Inc. (2002 – 2014)
  • Pamela Daley
    Pamela Daley
    Former Senior Vice President of Corporate Business Development
    General Electric Company
    Pamela Daley Ms. Daley retired from General Electric Company (“GE”) in January 2014, having most recently served as a Senior Advisor to its Chairman from April 2013 to January 2014. Prior to this role, Ms. Daley served as Senior Vice President of GE’s Corporate Business Development from 2004 to 2013 and as Vice President and Senior Counsel for Transactions from 1991 to 2004. As Senior Vice President, Ms. Daley was responsible for GE’s mergers, acquisitions and divestiture activities worldwide. Ms. Daley joined GE in 1989 as Tax Counsel. Previously, Ms. Daley was a Partner of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, where she specialized in domestic and cross-border tax-oriented financings and commercial transactions. Ms. Daley currently serves as a director of both Patheon N.V. and SecureWorks Corp. Ms. Daley previously served on the board of BG Group, an international oil and gas company traded on the London Stock Exchange until it was acquired by Royal Dutch Shell on February 15, 2016.

    Other Public Company Directorships (within the past 5 years)
  • SecureWorks Corp. (2016 – present)
  • Patheon N.V. (2016 – present)
  • BG Group (2014 – February 2016)
  • William S. Demchak
    William S. Demchak
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
    William S. Demchak Mr. Demchak has served as Chairman of the board of directors of PNC since April 2014, as Chief Executive Officer since April 2013 and as President since April 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Demchak held a number of supervisory positions at PNC, including Senior Vice Chairman, Head of Corporate and Institutional Banking and Chief Financial Officer. Before joining PNC in 2002, Mr. Demchak served as the Global Head of Structured Finance and Credit Portfolio for J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and additionally held key leadership roles at J.P. Morgan prior to its merger with Chase Manhattan Corporation in 2000.

    Other Public Company Directorships (within the past 5 years)
  • PNC (2013 – present) (Chairman from April 2014 – present)
  • Jessica Einhorn
    Jessica Einhorn
    Former Dean
    Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at The Johns Hopkins University
    Jessica Einhorn Ms. Einhorn served as Dean of the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at The Johns Hopkins University from 2002 until June 2012. Prior to becoming Dean, she was a consultant at Clark & Weinstock, a strategic consulting firm. Ms. Einhorn also spent nearly 20 years at the World Bank, concluding as Managing Director in 1998. Between 1998 and 1999, Ms. Einhorn was a Visiting Fellow at the International Monetary Fund. Prior to joining the World Bank in 1978, she held positions at the U.S. Treasury, the U.S. State Department and the International Development Cooperation Agency of the United States. Ms. Einhorn currently serves as a Director of both the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the National Bureau of Economic Research. As of July 2012, Ms. Einhorn is resident at The Rock Creek Group in Washington, D.C., where she is a Senior Advisor and longstanding member of The Rock Creek Group Advisory Board.

    Other Public Company Directorships (within the past 5 years)
  • Time Warner, Inc. (2005 – present)
  • Fabrizio Freda
    Fabrizio Freda
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
    Fabrizio Freda Mr. Freda has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (“Estée Lauder”) since July 2009, and is also a member of its board of directors. Mr. Freda previously served as Estée Lauder’s President and Chief Operating Officer from 2008 to July 2009. Estée Lauder is a global leader in beauty with more than 25 brands and over 40,000 employees worldwide. Prior to joining Estée Lauder, Mr. Freda held various senior positions at Procter & Gamble Company over the span of 20 years. From 1986 to 1988, Mr. Freda directed marketing and strategic planning for Gucci SpA.

    Other Public Company Directorships (within the past 5 years)
  • The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (2009 – present)
  • Murry S. Gerber
    Murry S. Gerber
    Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    EQT Corporation
    Murry S. Gerber Mr. Gerber has served as a member of the boards of directors of U.S. Steel Corporation since July 2012 and Halliburton Company since January 2012. Previously, Mr. Gerber served as Executive Chairman of EQT Corporation, an integrated energy production company, from 2010 until May 2011, as its Chairman from 2000 to 2010, as its President from 1998 to 2007 and as its Chief Executive Officer from 1998 to 2000.

    Other Public Company Directorships (within the past 5 years)
  • U.S. Steel Corporation (2012 – present)
  • Halliburton Company (2012 – present)
  • EQT Corporation (1998 – 2012) (Chairman from 2000 – 2010 and Executive Chairman from 2010 – 2011)
  • James Grosfeld
    James Grosfeld
    Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    Pulte Homes, Inc
    James Grosfeld Mr. Grosfeld was formerly Chairman of the board of directors and Chief Executive Officer of Pulte Homes, Inc. (renamed PulteGroup, Inc. in 2010), a home builder and mortgage banking and financing company, from 1974 to 1990 and rejoined its board from 2015 to 2016 as an independent director. Mr. Grosfeld served as a trustee of Lexington Realty Trust from 2003 to 2015.

    Other Public Company Directorships (within the past 5 years)
  • Lexington Realty Trust (2003 – December 2015)
  • PulteGroup, Inc. (2015 – April 2016)
  • Robert S. Kapito
    Robert S. Kapito
    President
    BlackRock, Inc.
    Robert S. Kapito Mr. Kapito has been President of BlackRock since 2007 and is a member of BlackRock’s Global Executive Committee and Chairman of the Global Operating Committee. Mr. Kapito co-founded BlackRock in 1988 and is also a director of iShares, Inc. He is responsible for the day-to-day oversight of BlackRock’s key operating units including Investment Strategies, Client Businesses, Technology & Operations, and Risk & Quantitative Analysis. Prior to 2007, Mr. Kapito served as Vice Chairman of BlackRock and Head of BlackRock’s Portfolio Management Group.
    Sir Deryck Maughan
    Sir Deryck Maughan
    Former Senior Advisor
    Kohlberg Kravis Roberts
    Sir Deryck Maughan Sir Deryck served as a Senior Advisor of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (“KKR”) from January 2013 until December 2014. Previously, he was a Partner and Head of the Financial Institutions Group of KKR since 2009 and Managing Director since 2005. He was Chairman of KKR Asia from 2005 to 2009. Prior to joining KKR, Sir Deryck served as Vice Chairman of Citigroup from 1998 to 2004, as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Salomon Brothers from 1992 to 1997 and as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Salomon Brothers Asia from 1986 to 1991. He also was Vice Chairman of the U.S.-Japan Business Council from 2002 to 2004. Prior to joining Salomon Brothers in 1983, Sir Deryck worked at Goldman Sachs. He served in H.M. Treasury (UK Economics and Finance Ministry) from 1969 to 1979. Sir Deryck has also served as a board director of GlaxoSmithKline plc since 2004 and Thomson Reuters from 2008 to 2014.

    Other Public Company Directorships (within the past 5 years)
  • GlaxoSmithKline plc (2004 – 2016)
  • Thomson Reuters (2008 – 2014)
  • Cheryl Mills
    Cheryl Mills
    CEO of BlackIvy Group
    Cheryl Mills Ms. Mills is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the BlackIvy Group, an investment company that grows and builds businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa. Previously, she served as Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Counselor to the U.S. Department of State from 2009 to 2013. Ms. Mills was with New York University from 2002 to 2009, where she served as Senior Vice President for Administration and Operations and as General Counsel. She also served as Secretary of the University’s Board of Trustees. From 1999 to 2001, Ms. Mills was Senior Vice President for Corporate Policy and Public Programming at Oxygen Media. Prior to joining Oxygen Media, Ms. Mills served as Deputy Counsel to President Clinton and as the White House Associate Counsel. She began her career as an Associate at the Washington, D.C. law firm of Hogan & Hartson. Ms. Mills previously served on the boards of Cendant Corporation (now Avis Budget Group, Inc.), a consumer real estate and travel conglomerate, and Orion Power, an independent electric power generating company.
    Gordon M. Nixon
    Gordon M. Nixon
    Former President & CEO of RBC
    Gordon M. Nixon Mr. Nixon was President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Royal Bank of Canada from 2001 to 2014. He first joined RBC Dominion Securities Inc. in 1979, where he held a number of operating positions and served as Chief Executive Officer from December 1999 to April 2001. Mr. Nixon has served on the board of directors of BCE Inc. since 2014 and was named Chairman of the board upon his re-election in April 2016. He is also a director of George Weston Limited and is on the advisory board of Kingsett Capital.

    Other Public Company Directorships (within the past 5 years)
  • BCE Inc. (2014 – present)
  • George Weston Limited (2014 – present)
  • Charles H. Robbins
    Charles H. Robbins
    Chief Executive Officer
    Cisco Systems, Inc.
    Charles H. Robbins Mr. Robbins serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Cisco Systems, Inc. (“Cisco”) and a member of its board of directors. Prior to assuming this role in July 2015, he was Senior Vice President of Cisco’s Worldwide Field Operations and led its Worldwide Sales and Partner Organization where he helped drive and execute many of Cisco’s investment areas and strategy shifts. He serves as Chairman of the U.S.-Japan Business Council, Chair of the IT Governors Steering Committee for the World Economic Forum and is a Member of the International Business Council for the World Economic Forum and The Business Roundtable.

    Other Public Company Directorships (within the past 5 years)
  • Cisco Systems, Inc. (2015 – present)
  • Ivan G. Seidenberg
    Ivan G. Seidenberg
    Former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
    Verizon Communications
    Ivan G. Seidenberg Mr. Seidenberg retired as the Chairman of the board of Verizon Communications Inc. in December 2011 and previously served as its Chief Executive Officer from 2002 to 2011. Prior to the creation of Verizon Communications Inc., Mr. Seidenberg was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bell Atlantic and NYNEX Corp. Mr. Seidenberg has been an Advisory Partner of Perella Weinberg Partners, a global independent advisory and asset management firm, since June 2012.

    Other Public Company Directorships (within the past 5 years)
  • Verizon Communications Inc. (2002 – 2011) (Chairman from 2004 –
            2011)
  • Boston Properties, Inc. (2014 – 2016)
  • Marco Antonio Slim Domit
    Marco Antonio Slim Domit
    Chairman of the Board of Directors
    Grupo Financiero Inbursa
    Marco Antonio Slim Domit Mr. Slim has been Chairman of the board of directors of Grupo Financiero Inbursa, S.A.B. de C.V. since 1997 and previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Grupo Financiero Inbursa from 1997 until April 2012. Mr. Slim is also a member of the board of directors of Grupo Carso, S.A.B. de C.V. and Chairman of The Carlos Slim Health Institute and of Impulsora del Desarrollo y el Empleo en América Latina, S.A.B. de C.V. (IDEAL), an infrastructure company. Mr. Slim was a member of the board of directors of Teléfonos de México, S.A.B. de C.V. from 1995 until April 2014.

    Other Public Company Directorships (within the past 5 years)
  • Grupo Carso, S.A.B. de C.V. (1991 – present)
  • Grupo Financiero Inbursa, S.A.B. de C.V. (Chairman from 1997 –
            present)
  • Impulsora del Desarrollo y el Empleo en América Latina, S.A.B. de
            C.V. (Chairman from 2012 – present)
  • Teléfonos de México, S.A.B. de C.V. (1995 – 2014)
  • Susan L. Wagner
    Susan L. Wagner
    Former Vice Chairman
    BlackRock
    Susan L. Wagner Ms. Wagner retired as a Vice Chairman of BlackRock on July 1, 2012. In addition to serving as Vice Chairman from 2006 to 2012, Ms. Wagner also served as a member of BlackRock’s Global Executive Committee and Global Operating Committee. Ms. Wagner previously served as BlackRock’s Chief Operating Officer and as Head of Corporate Strategy. She currently serves as a director of Color Genomics, Apple Inc. and Swiss Re Ltd.

    Other Public Company Directorships (within the past 5 years)
  • Apple Inc. (2014 – present)
  • Swiss Re Ltd. (2014 – present)