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Rodger Lawson

Rodger A. Lawson has served as a director of the Company since February 2012, and as Chairman since May 2013. Mr. Lawson also served as the Company’s Executive Chairman from September 2016 to December 2018, and Lead Independent Director from August 2012 to January 2013. Mr. Lawson is an experienced financial services executive who most recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity Investments—Financial Services from 2007 through 2010. Prior to joining Fidelity, Mr. Lawson served in several senior executive roles with Prudential Financial including Vice Chairman. He has held numerous other executive positions in financial services, including President and Chief Executive Officer of Van Eck Global, and Chief Executive Officer and Partner of Global Private Banking at Bankers Trust Company. Previously, Mr. Lawson was President and Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity Investments Retail Group and Chief Executive Officer of the Dreyfus Service Corporation. Mr. Lawson earned a B.A. from London University and a M.Sc. from Bradford University. He is currently on the board of directors of UnitedHealth Group, Inc. Mr. Lawson is a member of the E*TRADE Bank board.

Lead Director