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Churchill Downs Inc (CHDN.OQ)

CHDN.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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19 Nov 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

R. Alex Rankin

62 2018 Chairman of the Board

William Mudd

46 2015 President, Chief Operating Officer

William Carstanjen

50 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Marcia Dall

54 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Paul Thelen

50 2014 President, Big Fish Games

Douglas Grissom

50 2017 Director

Ulysses Bridgeman

64 2012 Independent Director

Richard Duchossois

96 2000 Independent Director

Robert Fealy

66 2000 Independent Director

Daniel Harrington

62 1998 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

R. Alex Rankin

Mr. R. Alex Rankin is re designated as Chairman of the Board of the Company effective April 24, 2018. 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.

William Mudd

Mr. William E. Mudd is a President, Chief Operating Officer of the Company. 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 named the Company’s twelfth Chief Executive Officer in August 2014 and appointed to the Board of Directors in July 2015. Carstanjen served as CDI’s President and Chief Operating Officer (2011-2014), CDI’s Chief Operating Officer (2009-2011) and as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Development Officer for the Company (2005-2008). Mr. Carstanjen joined CDI in July 2005 after serving as an executive with General Electric Company. Mr. Carstanjen began his career as an attorney with Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York City, specializing in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and corporate governance. Mr. Carstanjen brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to his leadership role at CDI. Throughout his tenure, Mr. Carstanjen has led CDI’s diversification strategy into online wagering and regional casino gaming, as well as led the growth of the Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby events.

Marcia Dall

Ms. Marcia A. Dall is a Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President the Company. 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 the Company. 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.

Douglas Grissom

Mr. Douglas C. Grissom serves as Director of the company. Mr. Grissom serves as the Managing Director and Head of Madison Dearborn Partners’ (“MDP”) Business & Government Software and Services team. Prior to joining MDP, a Chicago-based private equity firm focused on buyout and growth equity investments, he was with Bain Capital in private equity, McKinsey & Company and Goldman Sachs. Mr. Grissom currently serves on the Boards of Directors of BlueCat Networks, CoVant Technologies II, Fleet Complete and LGS Innovations. In addition, he was formerly on the Boards of Directors of @stake, Aderant, Asurion, Cbeyond, Fieldglass, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Corporation, Intelsat, and Neoworld. Outside of MDP, he is a Board Member at Amherst College, the Lincoln Park Zoo, METROsquash, the Museum of Science and Industry, and the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools.

Ulysses Bridgeman

Mr. Ulysses Lee Bridgeman, Jr., is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Bridgeman is the owner and chief executive officer of Heartland Coca-Cola Bottling Company, LLC (“Heartland”), which owns and operates a Coca-Cola production/manufacturing facility in Lenexa, Kansas and seventeen Coca-Cola distribution facilities across various Midwestern states, including Kansas, Missouri, and Illinois. Prior to his February 2017 acquisition of Heartland, Mr. Bridgeman was the owner and chief executive officer of various companies operating over 450 restaurants in 20 states, including 263 Wendy’s restaurants and 123 Chili’s restaurants. From 1975 to 1983, and from 1986 to 1987, Mr. Bridgeman played professional basketball with the Milwaukee Bucks, and from 1983 to 1986, he played for the Los Angeles Clippers. Mr. Bridgeman currently serves on the Board of Directors of Meijer, Inc., the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, the James Graham Brown Foundation, Simmons College and the West End School. He served as past chairman of the Board of Trustees of the University of Louisville.

Richard Duchossois

Mr. Richard L. Duchossois is an Independent Director of the company. 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 the Company. Mr. Fealy currently serves as Managing Director of Limerick Investments, LLC, an investment firm. 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; Board Director, Panduit, Inc.; Past Chairman and Founding Board Member, Illinois Venture Capital Association; Director, Illinois Venture Capital Association PAC; Entrepreneurial Partner and Advisor, Chicago Ventures; Vice-Chairman and Past Chairman of the Board of Trustees, University of Cincinnati Foundation; Member, University of Cincinnati Business Advisory Council; Board Chairman, Chicago Children’s Choir; Trustee and Co-Chair of the Capital Campaign of The Morton Arboretum; Partner, Social Venture Partners; Co-Founder and President, Aluminate, Inc.

Daniel Harrington

Mr. Daniel P. Harrington is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Harrington serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of HTV Industries, Inc. (a private holding company with diversified business interests that include manufacturing, distribution, technology 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, and Portec Rail Products, Inc. (serving on its Audit and Compensation Committees).

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

R. Alex Rankin

267,000

William Mudd

2,222,590

William Carstanjen

7,447,190

Marcia Dall

2,326,230

Paul Thelen

2,478,860

Douglas Grissom

29,923

Ulysses Bridgeman

222,250

Richard Duchossois

213,000

Robert Fealy

195,000

Daniel Harrington

256,500
As Of  31 Dec 2017