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Churchill Downs Inc (CHDN.OQ)

CHDN.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

G. Watts Humphrey

72 2016 Chairman of the Board

William Mudd

45 2015 President, Chief Operating Officer

William Carstanjen

49 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Marcia Dall

53 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Paul Thelen

49 2014 President, Big Fish Games

Robert Evans

64 2016 Director

Douglas Grissom

2017 Director

Ulysses Bridgeman

63 2012 Independent Director

Craig Duchossois

72 2000 Independent Director

Richard Duchossois

95 2000 Independent Director

Robert Fealy

65 2000 Independent Director

Daniel Harrington

61 1998 Independent Director

R. Alex Rankin

61 2008 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

G. Watts Humphrey

Mr. G. Watts Humphrey, Jr., is a Chairman of the Board of Churchill Downs Incorporated. Mr. Humphrey was named Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company in July 2016. Mr. Humphrey is the President, GWH Holdings, Inc. (a private investment company); Chairman, IPEG (international plastics machinery equipment company); and Owner, Shawnee Farm (thoroughbred breeding and racing operation). Among other exceptional personal and professional attributes, Mr. Humphrey has extensive experience in overseeing a diverse group of companies as well as in significant leadership roles throughout the thoroughbred horseracing industry that qualify Mr. Humphrey to serve as the Independent Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Humphrey currently holds the following leadership positions with other entities: Member of The Jockey Club; Director and member of Executive Committee, Keeneland Association, Inc.; Vice-Chairman, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill; Director, Smithfield Trust Company; and a Member of the Board of Trustees, Centre College. Previously, Mr. Humphrey served as Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank—Fourth District.

William Mudd

Mr. William E. Mudd is a President, Chief Operating Officer of Churchill Downs Incorporated. Mr. Mudd was employed at General Electric Company. From 2006 through October 2007, he served as Chief Financial Officer, Global Commercial & Americas P&L of GE Infrastructure, Water & Process Technologies. From 2004 to 2006, he served as Chief Financial Officer, Supply Chain, Information Technology and Technology Finance, GE Consumer & Industrial Europe, Middle East, & Africa, Budapest and Hungary and, from 2002 to 2004, he served as Manager, Global Financial Planning & Analysis and Business Development.

William Carstanjen

Mr. William C. Carstanjen is a Chief Executive Officer, Director of Churchill Downs Incorporated. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Carstanjen was employed at General Electric Company (“GE”). From 2004 through June 2005, he served as the Managing Director and General Counsel of GE Commercial Finance, Energy Financial Services. From 2002 to 2004, he served as General Counsel of GE Specialty Materials and, from 2000 to 2002, he served as Transactions and Finance Counsel of GE Worldwide Headquarters. Carstanjen began his career as an attorney with Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York City, specializing in mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions.

Marcia Dall

Ms. Marcia A. Dall is a Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President Churchill Downs Incorporated. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Dall was employed at Erie Indemnity Company, a company providing sales, underwriting and administrative services to Erie Insurance Exchange, where from March 2009 through October 2015, she served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. From 2008 until March 2009, she served as Chief Financial Officer of the Healthcare division at CIGNA Corporation. Prior to CIGNA, Ms. Dall was a corporate officer and the Chief Financial Officer for the International and U.S. Mortgage Insurance Segments of Genworth Financial, a former subsidiary of GE. Ms. Dall began her career in 1985 in the Financial Management Program at GE and held various leadership roles both in finance and operations over her twenty-plus year tenure with GE. Ms. Dall is a Certified Public Accountant.

Paul Thelen

Mr. Paul J. Thelen is a President, Big Fish Games of Churchill Downs Incorporated. Mr. Thelen founded Big Fish Games (“Big Fish”) in 2002, a producer of premium paid, casual free-to-play and casino-style games for PCs and mobile devices, which was acquired by the Company in December 2014. Prior to the acquisition, Mr. Thelen served as Chief Executive Officer at Big Fish from 2002 through 2008, and then again from 2012 until the acquisition in 2014. From 2008 through 2012, Mr. Thelen served as Chief Strategy Officer at Big Fish. From 2002 through 2008, Mr. Thelen held various strategy and product leadership positions at RealNetworks. Mr. Thelen began his career with IBM and Mercer Management Consulting.

Robert Evans

Dr. Robert L. Evans is a Director of Churchill Downs Incorporated. Mr. Evans served as the non-executive Chairman of the Board of the Company from September 2015 to July 2016. Mr. Evans served as Executive Chairman from August 2014 to September 2015; Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from June 2011 to August 2014; Chief Executive Officer from March 2011 to June 2011; and President and Chief Executive Officer from August 2006 to March 2011. Mr. Evans’ role as the Chairman of the Company as well as his proven entrepreneurial experience and abilities, his experience in senior executive positions at some of North America’s leading manufacturing (Mr. Evans served in a variety of management positions for Caterpillar Inc.), business consulting (former Managing Partner of the Americas Supply Chain Practice for Accenture Ltd., formerly Andersen Consulting), technology (former President and Chief Operating Officer of Aspect Development Inc.) and private equity companies (Co-Founder and former Managing Director of Symphony Technology Group, a private equity firm that provides investment capital and strategic direction to software, services, and analytics companies), and his experience in the thoroughbred horse racing industry, qualify Mr. Evans to serve as a Director of the Company. Mr. Evans is the President of Tenlane Farm, LLC (a thoroughbred breeding and racing operation). Mr. Evans is a former director of Aspect Development, IronPlanet, ATC Technology Corp., Symphony Services, Qiva, and Trigo Technologies Inc.

Douglas Grissom

Mr. Douglas C. Grissom serves as Director of the company. Prior to Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC, Mr. Grissom was with Bain Capital, McKinsey & Company and Goldman Sachs. Grissom graduated with a B.A. from Amherst College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Ulysses Bridgeman

Mr. Ulysses Lee Bridgeman, Jr., is an Independent Director of Churchill Downs Incorporated. Mr. Bridgeman is the owner and President of Manna, Inc. and ERJ Inc. which currently oversee the administration and operation of 123 Chili’s Restaurants in ten states, and 260 Wendy’s Old Fashioned Hamburger Restaurants in seven states. The restaurants presently employ approximately 20,000 employees. According to the Restaurant Finance Monitor, Mr. Bridgeman is the second largest restaurant franchisee in the United States. His educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Louisville in 1975. From 1975-1983 and from 1986-1987, Mr. Bridgeman played professional basketball with the Milwaukee Bucks. During the interim of 1983-1986, he played for the Los Angeles Clippers. During his professional basketball career, Mr. Bridgeman worked as a Sales and Public Relations Representative for Howard Johnson in Milwaukee. His experience also includes holding a position as an analyst with Towers, Perrin, Foster & Crosby Insurance Consultants in Milwaukee. Mr. Bridgeman’s leadership skills have been further developed through his eleven years with the NBA Players Association. As a Player Representative, he acted as a liaison between the players and management. He was directly involved in arbitration proceedings and also assisted with the implementation of special programs such as Career Alternatives, Fitness and Wellness and Financial Planning. During his time with the Players Association, he held the title of Treasurer for three years and President for four years. Mr. Bridgeman’s experience in leading a large and diverse workforce, along with his entrepreneurial vision and director experience make him an excellent member of the Company’s Board. Mr. Bridgeman is also actively involved in the Louisville community. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the West End School; the James Graham Brown Foundation; the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame; and the Meijer Board.

Craig Duchossois

Mr. Craig J. Duchossois is an Independent Director of Churchill Downs Incorporated. Mr. Duchossois serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Duchossois Group, Inc. (a family-owned company with diversified business interests in companies with leading brands in the residential and commercial access control markets). While Mr. Duchossois was originally nominated to serve as a Director of the Company pursuant to the stockholder’s agreement between the Company and Duchossois Industries, Inc., the Company has been and will continue to be well served by Mr. Duchossois’ experience and proven capabilities in the international marketplace and technology industries in overseeing a diverse group of companies that have over 5,000 employees worldwide, as well as his financial and business acumen. Mr. Duchossois currently holds the following leadership positions with other entities: Chairman, The Chamberlain Group, Inc.; Director, Amsted Industries, Inc.; not-for-profit board memberships include Culver Education Foundation; Illinois Institute of Technology; University of Chicago; Kellogg Graduate School of Management; World Business Chicago; the University of Chicago Hospitals; Chicago Council on Global Affairs; and the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation. He is a member of the Chief Executive Officer’s Organization; World Presidents Organization; and the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago. Mr. Duchossois also serves as a board member for The Edgewater Funds. He is past-Chairman of the Board of Visitors for the United States Naval Academy.

Richard Duchossois

Mr. Richard L. Duchossois is an Independent Director of Churchill Downs Incorporated. Mr. Duchossois is the founder and former Chairman of The Duchossois Group, Inc. (a family-owned company with diversified business interests in companies with leading brands in the residential and commercial access control markets). Mr. Duchossois also serves as the Chairman of Arlington Park Racecourse, LLC, a subsidiary of the Company. While Mr. Duchossois was originally nominated to serve as a director of the Company pursuant to the stockholder’s agreement between the Company and Duchossois Industries, Inc., the Company has been and will continue to be well served by Mr. Duchossois’ entrepreneurial experience and abilities, his proven leadership capabilities in successfully developing and managing a diverse group of companies that have over 5,000 employees worldwide, as well as his horse racing industry experience in which he led the resurrection of Arlington Park Racecourse as a world renowned racetrack. Mr. Duchossois is currently a Director of The Duchossois Group, Inc.

Robert Fealy

Mr. Robert L. Fealy is an Independent Director of Churchill Downs Incorporated. Mr. Fealy currently serves as Managing Director of Limerick Investments, LLC. He retired effective June 30, 2014 as President, Chief Operating Officer and Director of The Duchossois Group, Inc. (a family owned company which held diversified business interests in companies with leading brands in the residential security, lighting and convenience products markets and the commercial control, automation and digital media markets). While Mr. Fealy was originally nominated to serve as a Director of the Company pursuant to the stockholder’s agreement between the Company and Duchossois Industries, Inc., the Company has been and will continue to be well served by Mr. Fealy’s experience as a certified public accountant and senior executive with oversight of a diverse group of companies that had over 5,000 employees worldwide with operations located in over 30 countries as well as proven capabilities in strategic business planning in a variety of industries. Mr. Fealy currently holds the following leadership positions with other entities: Lead Director, Pella Corporation; Immediate Past Chairman and Founding Board Member, Illinois Venture Capital Association; Director, Illinois Venture Capital Association PAC; Entrepreneurial Partner and Advisor, Chicago Ventures; Chairman of the Board of Trustees, University of Cincinnati Foundation; Member, University of Cincinnati Business Advisory Council; Chairman, Chicago Children’s Choir; Trustee and Co-Chair of the Capital Campaign of The Morton Arboretum; Partner, Social Venture Partners; Co-Founder, Live Grit LLC; and Co-Founder, Aluminate, Inc.

Daniel Harrington

Mr. Daniel P. Harrington is an Independent Director of Churchill Downs Incorporated. He serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of HTV Industries, Inc. (private holding company with diversified business interests that include telecommunications, manufacturing distribution and banking). Among other exceptional personal and professional attributes, Mr. Harrington has extensive financial, accounting and chief executive experience within a variety of industries that qualifies Mr. Harrington as a member of the Board of Directors. In addition, Mr. Harrington qualifies as an Audit Committee Financial Expert, which makes him well suited for his current role as the Chairman of the Company’s Audit Committee. Mr. Harrington also serves as a Trustee of The Veale Foundation. In addition, Mr. Harrington has served as a Director of First Guaranty Bank, First State Financial Corporation, Portec Rail Products, Inc. (serving on its Audit and Compensation Committees) and Biopure Corporation (serving on its Audit Committee).

R. Alex Rankin

Mr. R. Alex Rankin is an Independent Director of Churchill Downs Incorporated. Mr. Rankin is the Chairman of the Board of Sterling G. Thompson Company, LLC (a private insurance agency and broker), the President of Upson Downs Farm, Inc. (a thoroughbred breeding and racing operation), and the Chairman of the James Graham Brown Foundation (a private, non-profit foundation that fosters the well-being, quality of life, and image of Louisville and Kentucky by actively supporting and funding projects in the fields of civic affairs, economic development, education, and health and general welfare, which since 1954 has awarded over 2,680 grants totaling over $450 million). He is also a Director of Glenview Trust Company and a member of The Jockey Club. Among other exceptional personal and professional attributes, Mr. Rankin’s expertise in the areas of finance and risk management, as well as his experience in the business of thoroughbred horseracing, qualify Mr. Rankin as a member of the Board of Directors and the Audit Committee.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

G. Watts Humphrey

226,896

William Mudd

2,616,320

William Carstanjen

5,457,260

Marcia Dall

2,215,570

Paul Thelen

2,858,720

Robert Evans

177,258

Douglas Grissom

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Ulysses Bridgeman

202,016

Craig Duchossois

205,206

Richard Duchossois

202,016

Robert Fealy

205,275

Daniel Harrington

240,723

R. Alex Rankin

246,723
As Of  31 Dec 2016