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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard Parsons

2018 Interim Chairman of the Board

Joseph Ianniello

50 2018 President, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer

Shari Redstone

63 2017 Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Christina Spade

49 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Anthony Ambrosio

57 2013 Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer

Lawrence Liding

49 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller

Jonathan Anschell

49 2016 Executive Vice President, Deputy General Director, Secretary

Richard Jones

52 2014 Executive Vice President, General Tax Counsel

Gil Schwartz

66 2013 Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Communications Officer

Lawrence Tu

63 2014 Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

Laurie Rosenfield

2018 Chief People Officer

Robert Klieger

46 2017 Director

Candace Beinecke

2018 Independent Director

Barbara Byrne

2018 Independent Director

Gary Countryman

78 2007 Independent Director

Brian Goldner

2018 Independent Director

Linda Griego

70 2007 Independent Director

Martha Minow

63 2017 Independent Director

Susan Schuman

2018 Independent Director

Strauss Zelnick

2018 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Richard Parsons

Joseph Ianniello

Mr. Joseph R. Ianniello is President, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer of CBS Corp. In this role, he will oversee all operations of the Company, including the CBS Television Network, Showtime Networks, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), CBS Television Studios, CBS Studios International, CBS Television Distribution, CBS Interactive, CBS Films, CBS Television Stations and Simon & Schuster. Previously, since 2013, Ianniello served as the Chief Operating Officer, where he was responsible for establishing and executing strategy across all of the Corporation's businesses. In addition, he oversaw the monetization of the Company's content across platforms, including retransmission consent fees and reverse compensation from affiliates, as well as the licensing of CBS content for digital streaming and broadband services. Ianniello has helped lead CBS to be the #1 media stock among its peers for three of the last five years. Recently, he led the Company's acquisition of Network Ten inAustraliaand the split-off CBS Radio through a transaction with Entercom. In addition, he led the conversion of CBS Outdoor into a real-estate investment trust, marking a first for an outdoor advertising business and ultimately leading to the split-off of CBS Outdoor from CBS in 2014. Prior to being named Chief Operating Officer, Ianniello served as Chief Financial Officer (2009-2013) where he was responsible for the Company's financial strategy across all of its operations. Before that, he held a number of key financial positions in the Company. He joined CBS in 1997. In 2013 and 2014, Ianniello was ranked the #1 chief financial officer by sell-side analysts in Institutional Investor's annual All-America Executive Team survey. Ianniello serves on the Board of Directors of New Alternatives for Children, Inc. Ianniello earned a Bachelor of Business Administration atPace University, where he serves today on its Board of Trustees, and a Master of Business Administration.

Shari Redstone

Ms. Shari E. Redstone is the Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of CBS Corp. Ms. Redstone is the Vice Chair of the Board of the Company. She is a media executive with a wide-ranging background in numerous aspects of the entertainment industry and related ventures. She is Non-Executive Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of Viacom and Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Company. Since 2000, she has been President of National Amusements, one of the top 10 movie exhibitors in the United States. Ms. Redstone has expanded the company’s international footprint and its exploration of new technologies. Ms. Redstone is Co-founder and Managing Partner of Advancit Capital, an investment firm launched in 2011, which focuses on early stage companies at the intersection of media, entertainment and technology. Advancit is an investor in more than 75 companies. In addition, she is Co-Chairman of MovieTickets.com, Inc. and is a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO). 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 National Amusements.

Christina Spade

Ms. Christina Spade serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the company. She had served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Strategy for Showtime Networks Inc. (“Showtime”) since 2013. Previously, Ms. Spade served as Senior Vice President, Affiliate Finance and Business Operations for Showtime since 2003. Since joining Showtime in 1997, Ms. Spade has worked in different capacities, including programming finance leadership and as a key steward of the successful implementation of various financial, operational and reporting systems. Prior to joining Showtime, Ms. Spade was an Audit Manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Entertainment, Media and Communications practice.

Anthony Ambrosio

Mr. Anthony G. Ambrosio is the Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer of CBS Corp. Prior to that, Mr. Ambrosio served as Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Administration of the Company since January 1, 2006. Previously, he served as Co-Executive Vice President, Human Resources of Former Viacom since September 2005 and as Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Administration of the CBS, Infinity and Viacom Outdoor businesses since 2000. Prior to that, Mr. Ambrosio served as Vice President, Corporate Human Resources of the former CBS Corporation from 1999 to 2000, as Vice President, Benefits of the former CBS Corporation from 1995 to November 1999 and as Director, Personnel of the former CBS Corporation in 1995. He joined the former CBS Corporation in 1985 and held various positions in the human resources area since that time.

Lawrence Liding

Mr. Lawrence Liding is an Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of CBS Corp. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of the Company since October 2011, Vice President, Deputy Controller of the Company since March 2010 and Vice President, Assistant Controller since January 1, 2006. Prior to that, Mr. Liding joined Former Viacom in 1995 and served as Vice President of Financial Reporting from 2002 through 2005.

Jonathan Anschell

Mr. Jonathan Howard Anschell is an Executive Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Secretary of CBS Corp. Mr. Anschell also serves as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of CBS Broadcasting Inc., a position he has held since joining the Company in 2004. Mr. Anschell previously was a partner with the law firm, White O’Connor Curry in Los Angeles, California.

Richard Jones

Mr. Richard M. Jones is an Executive Vice President and General Tax Counsel of CBS Corp. Mr. Jones is the Senior Vice President, General Tax Counsel of the Company. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President and General Tax Counsel of the Company since January 1, 2006 and for Former Viacom in December 2005. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Tax, Assistant Treasurer and Tax Counsel for NBC Universal, Inc. since 2003 and he spent 13 years with Ernst & Young in their media & entertainment and transaction advisory services practices. Mr. Jones also serves as the Company’s Chief Veteran Officer and served honorably as a non-commissioned officer in the U.S. Army’s 75th Ranger Regiment and 10th Mountain Division.

Gil Schwartz

Mr. Gil Schwartz is no longer Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Communications Officer of CBS Corp Nov. 1. 2018. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer of the Company since January 1, 2006. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President of CBS Communications Group from 2004 until January 1, 2006, as Senior Vice President, Communications of CBS from 2000 to 2004 and as Senior Vice President, Communications of the former CBS Corporation from 1996 to 2000. Prior to that, Mr. Schwartz served as Vice President, Corporate Communications of Westinghouse Broadcasting from 1995 to 1996 and as Vice President, Communications for Westinghouse Broadcasting’s Group W Television Stations from 1989 to 1995. Mr. Schwartz joined Westinghouse Broadcasting in 1981.

Lawrence Tu

Mr. Lawrence P. Tu is the Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of CBS Corp. Previously, Mr. Tu served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Dell Inc. since July 2004. Prior to that, Mr. Tu served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of NBC Universal since 2001. He previously was a partner with the law firm, O’Melveny & Myers LLP, and also served five years as managing partner of the firm’s Hong Kong office. Mr. Tu’s prior experience also includes serving as General Counsel Asia-Pacific for Goldman Sachs, attorney for the U.S. State Department, and law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.

Laurie Rosenfield

Ms. Laurie Rosenfield is Chief People Officer of the Company. Rosenfield joined CBS in May 2018 as Senior Vice President, People Development, Human Resources, CBS Corporation. In that position, she focused on senior executive development, using her blend of skills as a certified executive coach, talent evaluator and communicator. Prior to joining CBS, Rosenfield was a specialist in executive search and talent development since 2002, most recently serving as Managing Director, Executive Search at Media Link from 2014 to 2018, where she worked closely with clients experiencing disruption at the intersection of media, marketing, entertainment, advertising and technology. Previously, she was Global Director, Executive Search at Wolters Kluwer, a global information and technology services firm, and before that, she served as Senior Vice President of Client Services at Bishop Partners Executive Search, and as Director, Technology, Media & Telecom Practice at CT Partners. Rosenfield worked for CBS earlier in her career in Network Sales and Affiliate Relations. She began her career in programming and development roles in the motion picture divisions for both United Artists Pictures and Twentieth Century Fox. Rosenfield is an alumna of Dartmouth College.

Robert Klieger

Mr. Robert N. Klieger is the Director of CBS Corp. Mr. Klieger is a partner in the Los Angeles law firm Hueston Hennigan LLP. Mr. Klieger’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation and counseling in the areas of entertainment and intellectual property. Mr. Klieger represents motion picture studios, broadcast and cable television networks, production companies, video game publishers and high net worth individuals in the media and entertainment space, as well as clients in other industries including apparel, aviation and venture capital. Prior to joining Hueston Hennigan, Mr. Klieger was a partner at Irell & Manella LLP and a founding partner at Kendall Brill & Klieger LLP. Before beginning his career in private practice, Mr. Klieger served as a law clerk to the Honorable Cynthia Holcomb Hall of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the Honorable William Matthew Byrne, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Central District of California. He has held no other public company directorships during the past five years. Mr. Klieger is recognized as one of the most prominent attorneys in the entertainment industry, with a practice focused on complex civil litigation and counseling in the areas of media, entertainment and intellectual property and clients that include leading enterprises in television, film and digital media. With his exceptional legal acumen and distinguished reputation for his trial practice and counsel, Mr. Klieger brings to the Board legal and strategic expertise in matters germane to the Company’s businesses and complex business transactions.

Candace Beinecke

Barbara Byrne

Gary Countryman

Mr. Gary L. Countryman is an Independent Director of CBS Corp. Mr. Countryman has been Chairman Emeritus of the Liberty Mutual Group since 2000. He served as Chairman of Liberty Mutual Group from 1986 to 2000 and as Chief Executive Officer from 1986 to 1998. During the past five years, he was also a director of Liberty Mutual Group (1986-2012) and NSTAR (1999-2012). Mr. Countryman’s 40-year career in the insurance industry provides the Board with financial expertise and an understanding of the management of risk from an insurance perspective. His leadership in transforming Liberty Mutual from a domestic to an international financial services group and overseeing a complex, highly regulated group of insurance companies is relevant to the Board’s oversight of the Company’s global businesses and complex regulations. Mr. Countryman is an experienced director, whose breadth of experience includes experience on executive personnel, executive, investment and nominating committees.

Brian Goldner

Linda Griego

Ms. Linda M. Griego is an Independent Director of CBS Corp. Ms. Griego has served, since 1986, as President and Chief Executive Officer of Griego Enterprises, Inc., a business management company. For more than 20 years, she oversaw the operations of Engine Co. No. 28, a prominent restaurant in downtown Los Angeles that she founded in 1988. From 1990 to 2000, Ms. Griego held a number of government-related appointments, including Deputy Mayor of the city of Los Angeles, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Los Angeles Community Development Bank, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Rebuild LA, the agency created to jump-start inner-city economic development following the 1992 Los Angeles riots. Over the past two decades, she has also served on a number of government commissions and boards of directors of nonprofit organizations, including current service on the boards of the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, the MLK Health and Wellness, CDC, and the Community Development Technologies Center. Ms. Griego has served as a director of publicly traded and private corporations, including presently serving as director of AECOM Technology Corporation and the American Funds (8 funds). She has held no other public company directorships during the past five years. With the breadth of her leadership experience as a businesswoman, in the public sector through her multiple government appointments and extensive community-based participation in Los Angeles, an area where the Company has a significant presence, and on multiple not-for-profit boards, Ms. Griego provides the Board with financial and business acumen, as well as public policy expertise as it relates to business practices. Ms. Griego is also an experienced director, including through service on other audit, compensation and organization, and nominating and governance committees, with demonstrated expertise in the application of sound corporate governance principles.

Martha Minow

Ms. Martha L. Minow is an Independent Director of CBS Corp. Ms. Minow is the Carter Professor of General Jurisprudence at Harvard Law School and a Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor. Currently she is also a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advance Study at Harvard University. Ms. Minow has taught at Harvard Law School since 1981 and served as Dean of the Harvard Law School from 2009 through June 2017. A fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences since 1992, Ms. Minow has also been a senior fellow of Harvard’s Society of Fellows, a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, and a Fellow of the American Philosophical Society. She has served extensively on government commissions and boards of directors of nonprofit organizations, including current service as Vice-Chair of the Legal Services Corporation, a trustee of the MacArthur Foundation and an advisory council member of the MIT Media Lab, among others. She is also the author of numerous books and scholarly articles in journals of law, history and philosophy. She has held no other public company directorships during the past five years. Ms. Minow’s 37-year career at Harvard Law School, including her tenure as Dean of Harvard Law School, reflects exceptional achievements in academia. As the former chief executive of the Harvard Law School, Ms. Minow brings extensive leadership and administrative and management experience to the Board. Her distinguished legal expertise on public policy issues will provide the Board with meaningful insight on matters relating to social and governance policies and corporate reputation. She is also an experienced director, through her many years of service on government commissions and numerous boards of directors of nonprofit organizations.

Susan Schuman

Strauss Zelnick