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Corporate Governance – Director Biographies and Committee Membership

Overview | Director Biographies and Committee Membership | Lead Independent Director

Richard D. Fairbank
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Capital One Financial Corporation

Mr. Fairbank is founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of Capital One Financial Corporation. As an innovator and entrepreneurial leader, Mr. Fairbank has grown Capital One from a start-up to one of the ten largest banks in America and 100 largest companies in the country as ranked by Fortune Magazine. Mr. Fairbank has been the CEO since the Company’s Initial Public Offering in November 1994 and has served as the Chairman and CEO since February 1995. He has driven strong organic business growth and executed a series of strategic acquisitions across retail and direct banking, credit cards, auto lending, and technology. Prior to Capital One, Mr. Fairbank was Vice President and head of the banking practice at Strategic Planning Associates, Inc. (now Mercer, a global consulting subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies). Mr. Fairbank served on MasterCard International’s Global Board of Directors from February 2004 until May 2006. Capital One is regularly cited by Fortune Magazine as a “Best Place to Work” (#17 in 2018) and in 2016 the Company was ranked #1 on InformationWeek’s “Elite 100.”

Aparna Chennapragada
Vice President of Product Management, AR & VR, Google
Director

Ms. Chennapragada, a computer scientist and product executive trained at IIT and MIT, has more than 15 years of experience in leading teams, driving strategy, and developing successful flagship products. Ms. Chennapragada has been Vice President of Product Management at Google, a multinational technology company, since October 2017, where she currently oversees product management for new product areas in augmented reality and virtual reality. Prior to her current role, Ms. Chennapragada was a Senior Director and Technical Assistant to the CEO at Google from May 2016 to September 2017, where she helped drive various company-wide product efforts. She was a Director and Group Product Manager on Google Now from March 2013 to April 2016. From September 2010 to February 2013, Ms. Chennapragada was a Senior Product Manager on Google Search, and from July 2008 to September 2010, Ms. Chennapragada led the development of new algorithmic features for YouTube and Google. Prior to joining Google, Ms. Chennapragada served in various roles at Akamai Technologies, Inc. from September 1999 to June 2008.

Ann Fritz Hackett
Partner and Co-Founder, Personal Pathways, LLC
Lead Independent Director

Ms. Hackett is a partner and co-founder of Personal Pathways, LLC. The company’s flagship product is a web-based enterprise collaboration insights platform. Prior to her role at Personal Pathways, she served as the President of Horizon Consulting Group, LLC since founding the company in 1996, providing strategic, organizational and human resources advice to clients worldwide. She has worked with boards of directors, chief executive officers and senior executives to identify strategic opportunities and execute solutions during periods of business and financial challenges and transformation. Prior to Horizon Consulting, Ms. Hackett was Vice President and Partner of a leading national strategy consulting firm where she served on the Management Committee and, among other strategy consulting assignments, led Human Resources and developed her expertise in managing cultural change, creating performance management processes and a performance-based culture, nurturing leadership talent and planning for executive succession. Ms. Hackett is also a member of the Tapestry Networks’ Lead Director Network, a select group of lead directors who collaborate on matters regarding board leadership. She also served as a director of Beam, Inc. (formerly Fortune Brands, Inc.) from December 2007 until April 2014.

Lewis Hay, III
Former Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, NextEra Energy, Inc.
Director

Mr. Hay served in a variety of executive positions at NextEra Energy, Inc. (“NextEra”) (formerly FPL Group, Inc.), including Chief Executive Officer (2001-2012), Chairman (2002-2012) and President (2001-2006). NextEra is one of the nation’s leading electricity-related services companies and the largest renewable energy generator in North America. Mr. Hay served as Executive Chairman of NextEra from July 2012 until he retired in December 2013 and as a director of NextEra from June 2001 through December 2013. While at NextEra, he also served as Chief Executive Officer of Florida Power & Light Company from January 2002 to July 2008. He joined NextEra Energy in 1999 as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer and served as President of NextEra Energy Resources, LLC (formerly FPL Energy, LLC) from March 2000 until December 2001. He currently serves as an Operating Advisor for Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC, a private equity investment firm. Mr. Hay is a former chairman of both the Edison Electric Institute, the association of U.S. shareholder-owned electric companies, and the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations. Mr. Hay also served as Chair of the Electricity Subsector Coordinating Council, an organization that coordinated government and electricity industry cyber security initiatives, as well as on President Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.

Benjamin P. Jenkins, III
Former Senior Advisor, Managing Director and Vice Chairman for Retail Banking, Morgan Stanley & Co.
Director

Mr. Jenkins served as Senior Advisor, Managing Director, and Vice Chairman for Retail Banking at Morgan Stanley & Co., a financial services firm, from January 2009 to January 2011. Prior to that, he had a 38-year career with Wachovia Corporation (now Wells Fargo & Company), a financial services company, where he was Vice Chairman and President of the General Banking Group. He is credited with advancing the profitability of the General Bank through improvements in customer service and the reduction of customer attrition to industryleading levels. He and his team were instrumental in the integration of the First Union/Wachovia and Wachovia/SouthTrust mergers, and Mr. Jenkins led the successful expansion of Wachovia’s banking network. He also previously served on the boards of Visa USA and Visa International.

Cornelis Petrus Adrianus Joseph "Eli" Leenaars
Vice Chairman, Global Wealth Management Division, UBS Group AG Director

Mr. Leenaars has over 30 years of experience in the financial services sector, including institutional and investment banking, asset management, corporate and retail banking, and in cultivating sophisticated client relationships. He currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Global Wealth Management Division at UBS Group AG (“UBS”), engaging on senior relationship management with a focus on its largest non-U.S. clientele. Mr. Leenaars previously served as a member of Capital One’s Board of Directors from May 2012 to September 2012 in connection with Capital One’s acquisition of ING Direct.

Prior to joining UBS in 2015, Mr. Leenaars enjoyed a 24-year career at ING Group N.V. and various of its subsidiaries (“ING”). From January 2010 until March 2015, he served as the CEO of ING Retail Banking Direct and International for ING, where he was responsible for Retail Banking and Private Banking worldwide. This included CEO of ING Direct N.V., the parent company of ING Direct in the U.S. which pioneered the national direct deposit platform. Between 2004 and 2010, Mr. Leenaars was also member of ING’s Executive Board with responsibility for ING’s Global Retail and Private Banking operations and Group Technology and Operations. Mr. Leenaars is a respected expert on the future of digital banking, as well as global industry trends in finance, investment, banking, and leadership.

Peter Thomas Killalea
Owner and President, Aoinle, LLC
Director

Mr. Killalea has been an advisor to private technology-driven companies since November 2014 and is the Owner and President of Aoinle, LLC, a consulting firm. From May 1998 to November 2014, Mr. Killalea served in various leadership roles at Amazon.com, Inc., most recently as its Vice President of Technology for the Kindle Content Ecosystem from 2008 to November 2014. He served as its Vice President of Infrastructure and Distributed Systems from 2003 to 2008 and prior to that as Chief Information Security Officer and Vice President of Security. He led the infrastructure and distributed systems team, which later became a key part of the Amazon Web Services platform. He also led the product development and engineering teams for the Kindle Content Ecosystem. Mr. Killalea serves on the editorial board of ACM Queue (Association for Computing Machinery). He has served on the board of MongoDB, Inc. since December 2015, the board of Carbon Black, Inc. since April 2017, and the board of Akamai Technologies, Inc. since March 2018. He served on the board of Xoom Corporation (acquired by PayPal Inc.) from March 2015 to November 2015.

Pierre E. Leroy
Managing Partner, Aspiture, LLC
Director

Mr. Leroy established an advisory and private equity firm in April 2015, Aspiture, LLC (“Aspiture”), which invests primarily in digital companies offering unique customer solutions. Mr. Leroy served as Executive Chairman from March 2012 and Chief Executive Officer from July 2012 until June 2013 of Vigilant Solutions, Inc. (formerly Vigilant Video, Inc.), an industryleading pioneer of innovative intelligence solutions that help law enforcement protect officers, families and communities. Mr. Leroy retired in 2005 from Deere & Company as President of both the Worldwide Construction & Forestry Division and the Global Parts Division. Deere & Company is a world leader in providing advanced products and services for agriculture, forestry, construction, lawn and turf care, landscaping and irrigation, and also provides financial services worldwide and manufactures and markets engines used in heavy equipment. During his professional career with Deere & Company, Mr. Leroy served in a number of positions in Finance, including Treasurer, Vice-President and Treasurer, and Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Leroy also served as a director of United Rentals, Inc. from April 2012 to May 2015, RSC Holdings Inc. and RSC Equipment Rental from May 2008 to April 2012 (when RSC was acquired by United Rentals), and Beam, Inc. (formerly Fortune Brands, Inc.) from September 2003 to February 2012.

Peter E. Raskind
Former Owner, JMB Consulting, LLC
Director

Until its merger with PNC Financial Services Group in December 2008, Mr. Raskind served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of National City Corporation, one of the largest banks in the United States. Through an extensive banking career, Mr. Raskind has served in a number of leadership roles and held positions of successively greater responsibility in a broad range of consumer and commercial banking disciplines, including cash management services, corporate finance, international banking, corporate trust, retail and small business banking, operations and strategic planning.

Mr. Raskind served as a director of United Community Banks, Inc. from May 2011 to January 2012 and Visa USA and Visa International. He also served on the board of directors of the Consumer Bankers Association, was a member of the Financial Services Roundtable, and served on the executive committee of the National Automated Clearing House Association. In addition, until 2017, Mr. Raskind was the owner of JMB Consulting, LLC, which he established in February 2009 to provide consulting services to financial services firms and investors. In 2011, he served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, and in 2010, he served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of the Cleveland- Cuyahoga County Port Authority.

Mayo A. Shattuck III
Chairman, Exelon Corporation
Director

Mr. Shattuck is Chairman of the Board of Chicago-based Exelon Corporation (“Exelon”), the nation’s largest competitive energy provider and commercial nuclear plant operator. From March 2012 through February 2013, he served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Exelon. Prior to joining Exelon, he was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Constellation Energy Group, a leading supplier of electricity to large commercial and industrial customers, a position he held from 2001 to 2012. Mr. Shattuck was previously at Deutsche Bank, where he served as Chairman of the Board of Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown and, during his tenure, served as Global Head of Investment Banking and Global Head of Private Banking. From 1997 to 1999, Mr. Shattuck served as Vice Chairman of Bankers Trust Corporation, which merged with Deutsche Bank in 1999. From 1991 to 1997, Mr. Shattuck was President and Chief Operating Officer and a director of Alex. Brown & Sons, a major investment bank, which merged with Bankers Trust in 1997.

Mr. Shattuck is also Vice Chairman of Johns Hopkins Medicine, Trustee of Johns Hopkins University and former Chairman of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operators.

Bradford H. Warner
Former President of Premier and Small Business Banking, Bank of America Corporation
Director

Mr. Warner served in a variety of executive positions at BankBoston, FleetBoston and Bank of America from 1975 until his retirement in 2004. These positions included President of Premier and Small Business Banking, Executive Vice President of Personal Financial Services, and Vice Chairman of Regional Bank.

Throughout his banking career, Mr. Warner served in leadership roles for many of the major business lines and functional disciplines that constitute commercial banking, including leadership of retail and branch banking, consumer lending (credit cards, mortgage and home equity), student lending and small business; various corporate banking functions, including community banking and capital markets businesses, such as underwriting, trading and sales of domestic and international fixed income securities, foreign exchange and derivatives; international banking businesses in Asia, northern Latin America and Mexico; and several investment-related businesses, including private banking, asset management and brokerage. He also served on the most senior management policy and governance committees at BankBoston, FleetBoston and Bank of America.

Catherine G. West
Former Special Advisor, Promontory Financial Group
Director

Ms. West served as a Special Advisor to Promontory Financial Group, a financial services consulting firm, from May 2013 until her departure in October 2013, and as Managing Director from April 2012 until April 2013. From March 2011 to April 2012, Ms. West was the Associate Director and Chief Operating Officer of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”), a federal agency tasked with regulating U.S. consumer protection with regard to financial services and products, where she led the start-up of the agency’s infrastructure. While at the CFPB, Ms. West also played an integral part in implementing a Consumer Response unit designed to solicit views from consumers regarding their experiences with financial institutions and leveraged those views to effect policy change. She was previously the Chief Operating Officer of J.C. Penney from August 2006 to December 2006. From March 2000 to July 2006, Ms. West was an executive officer at Capital One Financial Corporation where she served in roles that included President of the U.S. Card business and Executive Vice President of U.S. Consumer Operations.

The table below provides a summary of the Board's committee membership. As a management director, Mr. Fairbank is not a member of any Board committee.


 Chairperson ChairCommittee Member MemberFinancial Expert Audit Committee Financial Expert
 Audit CommitteeCompensation CommitteeRisk CommitteeGovernance and Nominating Committee
Aparna Chennapragada Committee MemberCommittee Member 
Ann Fritz Hackett  Committee MemberCommittee MemberChairperson
Lewis  Hay III  Committee Member Committee Member
Benjamin P. Jenkins, III Committee MemberCommittee MemberCommittee Member 
Peter Thomas Killalea Committee MemberCommittee Member 
Cornelis Petrus Adrianus
Joseph (“Eli”) Leenaars
 Committee Member Committee Member 
Pierre E. Leroy Committee MemberFinancial ExpertCommittee Member  
Peter E. Raskind  ChairpersonCommittee Member
Mayo  A.  Shattuck III  Chairperson Committee Member
Bradford H. WarnerChairpersonFinancial Expert Committee Member 
Catherine G. West Committee Member Committee Member