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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Iger

67 2012 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Christine McCarthy

63 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Executive Vice President

M. Jayne Parker

57 2017 Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Executive Vice President

Alan Braverman

70 2003 Senior Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Zenia Mucha

62 2016 Senior Executive Vice President Corporate Communications

Susan Arnold

64 Lead Independent Director

Mary Barra

57 Independent Director

Safra Catz

57 Independent Director

John Chen

Independent Director

Francis deSouza

48 Independent Director

Michael Froman

56 Independent Director

Maria Lagomasino

69 Independent Director

Fred Langhammer

Independent Director

Aylwin Lewis

64 Independent Director

Mark Parker

63 Independent Director

Derica Rice

54 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Iger

Mr. Robert A. Iger serves as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Prior to that time, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since 2005, having previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer since 2000 and as President of Walt Disney International and Chairman of the ABC Group from 1999 to 2000. From 1974 to 1998, Mr. Iger held a series of increasingly responsible positions at ABC, Inc. and its predecessor Capital Cities/ABC, Inc., culminating in service as President of the ABC Network Television Group from 1993 to 1994 and President and Chief Operating Officer of ABC, Inc. from 1994 to 1999. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Apple, Inc., the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, and the Bloomberg Family Foundation. Mr. Iger has been a Director of the Company since 2000. The Company has agreed in Mr. Iger's employment agreement to nominate him for re-election as a member of the Board and as Chairman of the Board at the expiration of each term of office during the term of the agreement, and he has agreed to continue to serve on the Board if elected. Mr. Iger contributes to the mix of experience and qualifications the Board seeks to maintain primarily through his position as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and his long experience with the business of the Company. As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and as a result of the experience he gained in over 40 years at ABC and Disney, Mr. Iger has an intimate knowledge of all aspects of the Company's business and close working relationships with all of the Company's senior executives.

Christine McCarthy

Ms. Christine M. McCarthy serves as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Executive Vice President of the Company. She was previously Executive Vice President, Corporate Real Estate, Alliances and Treasurer of the Company from 2000 to 2015. Christine M. McCarthy is Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Walt Disney Company and oversees the Company’s worldwide finance organization, which includes brand and franchise management, corporate alliances, corporate real estate, corporate strategy, enterprise controllership, enterprise social responsibility, enterprise technology, financial planning and analysis, global product and labor standards, investor relations, risk management, tax, and treasury. Prior to becoming CFO of The Walt Disney Company in July 2015, Ms. McCarthy served as Executive Vice President, Corporate Real Estate, Alliances and Treasurer, The Walt Disney Company. In that role, she was responsible for the enterprise-wide management of a variety of functions, including corporate finance, capital markets, financial risk management, international treasury, insurance, pension and investments, global cash management and treasury operations, and credit and collections. She also oversaw corporate alliances and the company’s global real estate organization, including development, portfolio management and facilities management. Prior to joining Disney in 2000, Ms. McCarthy was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Imperial Bancorp from 1997 to 2000. She held various finance and planning positions at First Interstate Bancorp from 1981 to 1996, and was elected Executive Vice President, Finance at First Interstate Bancorp in 1993. She has served as Disney’s representative on the board of FM Global since 2010. Ms. McCarthy is a Trustee of the Westridge School in Pasadena, California and a director of the Board of Advisors for UCLA Anderson. Previously, she was a board member and chair of the finance committee of Phoenix House of California, Inc., a director of the Los

M. Jayne Parker

Ms. M. Jayne Parker serves as Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Executive Vice President of the Company. She was previously Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer from 2009.

Alan Braverman

Mr. Alan N. Braverman serves as Senior Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Braverman serves as the chief legal officer of the company and oversees its team of attorneys responsible for all aspects of Disney's legal affairs around the world. Previously, Braverman was executive vice president and general counsel, ABC, Inc. and deputy general counsel, The Walt Disney Company. In that capacity he oversaw the legal affairs of the ABC Broadcast Group, ESPN and Disney/ABC Cable, as well as labor relations. In August 1996, prior to Disney's acquisition of ABC, Inc., Braverman was named senior vice president and general counsel, ABC, Inc. In October 1994, he was promoted to vice president and general counsel. He joined ABC, Inc. in November 1993, as vice president and deputy general counsel. In his positions with ABC, Inc. Braverman had broad responsibilities for the operation of the legal department, for government relations and for the Corporation's legal affairs. During his tenure at ABC, Braverman guided the company through numerous lawsuits regarding news reporting and news gathering practices, supervised the company's labor department, and oversaw the government relations function for Capital Cities/ABC, Inc. prior to its merger with Disney. Braverman joined Capital Cities/ABC, Inc. from the Washington, D.C. law firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, where he started in 1976. He became a partner in 1983, specializing in complex commercial and administrative litigation. Before joining Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, Braverman was a law clerk to the Honorable Thomas W. Pomeroy, Jr., Justice, Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Braverman, a native of Boston, received a B.A. degree from Brandeis University in 1969 and subsequently worked for two years as a Vista volunteer in Gary, Indiana. In 1975, he received a J.D. degree summa cum laude from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, where he was also editor-in-chief of the Law Review.

Zenia Mucha

Ms. Zenia B. Mucha serves as Senior Executive Vice President Corporate Communications of the Company. She was previously Executive Vice President Corporate Communications from March 2005.

Susan Arnold

Ms. Susan E. Arnold serves as Lead Independent Director of the Company. She has been an operating executive of The Carlyle Group, an equity investment firm, since September 2013. She retired as President — Global Business Units of Procter & Gamble in 2009, a position she had held since 2007. Prior to 2007, she was Vice Chair of P&G Beauty and Health from 2006, Vice Chair of P&G Beauty from 2004 and President Global Personal Beauty Care and Global Feminine Care from 2002. She was a director of McDonald's Corporation from 2008 to 2016, and was a director of NBTY, Inc. from 2013 to 2017. Ms. Arnold has been a Director of the Company since 2007. Ms. Arnold contributes to the mix of experience and qualifications the Board seeks to maintain primarily through her experience as an executive of Procter & Gamble and her other public company board experience. At Procter & Gamble, Ms. Arnold was a senior executive responsible for major consumer brands in a large, complex retailing and global brand management company. As a result of this experience, Ms. Arnold brings to our Board in-depth knowledge of brand management and marketing, environmental sustainability, product development, international consumer markets, finance and executive management, including executive compensation and management leadership.

Mary Barra

Ms. Mary T. Barra serves as Independent Director of the Company. She has been Chairman of General Motors Company since 2016 and Chief Executive Officer of General Motors since 2014. Prior to that time, she served at General Motors as Executive Vice President, Global Product Development, Purchasing and Supply Chain from 2013 to 2014, Senior Vice President, Global Product Development from 2011 to 2013, Vice President, Global Human Resources from 2009 to 2011 and Vice President, Global Manufacturing Engineering from 2008 to 2009. In addition to serving on the Board of General Motors from 2014, she served on the Board of General Dynamics Corporation from 2011 to 2017. Ms. Barra has been a Director of the Company since 2017. Ms. Barra contributes to the mix of experience and qualifications the Board seeks to maintain primarily through her experience as a leader of the General Motors Company and her other public company board experience. In her roles at General Motors, Ms. Barra has been responsible for overseeing and managing executive teams and a sizeable worldwide work force, with an emphasis on development and marketing of technology-based consumer-facing products and on human resources. As a result of this experience, Ms. Barra brings to our Board an understanding of worldwide consumer markets, changing technology and the challenges and risks facing large public companies with complex global operations.

Safra Catz

Ms. Safra A. Catz serves as Independent Director of the Company. She has been a Chief Executive Officer of Oracle Corporation since 2014. She served as President of Oracle from 2004 to 2014 and as the company's Chief Financial Officer from 2011 to 2014 and from 2005 to 2008. Prior to being named President of Oracle, she held various other positions with Oracle from 1999. She has been a member of the Board of Directors of Oracle since 2001, and was a director of HSBC Holdings from 2008 through 2015. She has been a Director of the Company since February 2018. Ms. Catz contributes to the mix of experience and qualifications the Board seeks to maintain primarily through her experience as both a chief executive and chief financial officer of Oracle. At Oracle, Ms. Catz has been responsible for leadership of a complex, global technology company, with an emphasis on acquisition strategy and integration of acquired companies, and also led Oracle's financial function, which has a complexity and breadth comparable to that of the Company. As a result of this experience, Ms. Catz brings to our Board valuable insights regarding the management of a complex, global organization with particular insights in acquisitions, experience in a wide range of financial and accounting matters, and an understanding of the rapidly changing technological landscape that affects our businesses including the protection of electronically stored data.

John Chen

Francis deSouza

Mr. Francis A. deSouza serves as Independent Director of the Company. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Illumina, Inc., a biotechnology company, since 2016 and served as President of Illumina from 2013 to 2016. Prior to joining Illumina, Mr. deSouza was President, Products and Services, of Symantec Corporation from 2011 to 2013, and Mr. deSouza served as Symantec's Senior Vice President, Enterprise Security Group, from 2009 to 2011. Prior to that time he founded or worked in a variety of other technology businesses. He has served as a Director of Illumina since 2014 and was a director of Citrix Systems, Inc. from 2014 to 2016. He has been a Director of the Company since February 2018. Mr. deSouza contributes to the mix of experience and qualifications the Board seeks to maintain primarily through his experience as Chief Executive Officer of Illumina, his prior experience at Symantec and other technology companies. At Illumina, Symantec, and the other companies he has worked at, Mr. deSouza has overseen growth and maturation of technology businesses and gained in-depth experience in the management of technology oriented businesses, including cybersecurity businesses. As a result of this experience, Mr. deSouza brings to our Board an understanding of the risks and opportunities involved in the development of diverse and changing businesses and extensive insight into technological developments that affect our business, including cybersecurity matters.

Michael Froman

Mr. Michael Froman serves as Independent Director of the Company. He as been Vice Chairman and President, Strategic Growth at Mastercard Incorporated since 2018. He served as United States Trade Representative in the Executive Office of the President from 2013 to 2017, and as Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Policy from 2009 to 2013. Prior to that time he held various positions at Citigroup from 1999 through 2009, including Chief Executive Officer of CitiInsurance and Chief Operating Officer of Citigroup's alternative investments business. Earlier in his career, Mr. Froman served in the Clinton administration, holding positions both at the US Department of Treasury and the White House. He currently serves as a Distinguished Fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations. He has been a Director of the Company since September 2018. Mr. Froman contributes to the mix of experience and qualifications the Board seeks to maintain primarily through his experience in international affairs in both the public and private sector, his background in finance, and his experience in managing large and complex global businesses. As a result, he brings to our board extensive knowledge of the international markets in which we participate, factors affecting international trade, finance, executive management, and balancing risks and opportunities in a dynamic marketplace, all of which support our strategic focus on innovation in changing markets and global growth.

Maria Lagomasino

Ms. Maria Elena Lagomasino serves as Independent Director of the Company. She is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner of WE Family Offices, an office serving high net worth families, and has held these positions since March 2013. Ms. Lagomasino served as Chief Executive Officer of GenSpring Family Offices, LLC, an affiliate of SunTrust Banks, Inc., from November 2005 through October 2012. From 2001 to 2005, Ms. Lagomasino was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of JPMorgan Private Bank, a division of JPMorgan Chase & Co., a global financial services firm. Prior to assuming this position, she was Managing Director of The Chase Manhattan Bank in charge of its Global Private Banking Group. Ms. Lagomasino had been with Chase Manhattan since 1983 in various positions in private banking. Ms. Lagomasino is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and is a founder of the Institute for the Fiduciary Standard. She served as a Trustee of the National Geographic Society from 2007 to 2015. She served as a director of the Coca-Cola Company from 2003 to 2006 and from 2008 to the present and currently serves as the independent lead director of Coca-Cola, and she served as a director of Avon Products, Inc. from 2001 to March 2016. Ms. Lagomasino has been a Director of the Company since 2015. Ms. Lagomasino contributes to the mix of experience and qualifications the Board seeks to maintain primarily through her experience in leading a variety of firms in the wealth management industry and her experience on other public company boards. In leading firms in the wealth management industry, she has gained a deep understanding of finance, investment and capital markets and experience in leading complex organizations and in evaluating the strategies of businesses in a variety of industries with varying size and complexity. Her experience at JP Morgan Private Bank included management of that firm's international operations and this experience contributes an understanding of conducting business internationally,

Fred Langhammer

Aylwin Lewis

Mark Parker

Mr. Mark G. Parker serves as Independent Director of the Company. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer of NIKE, Inc. since 2006 and Chairman of NIKE since 2016. He has been employed by NIKE since 1979 in a variety of positions with primary responsibilities in product research, design and development, marketing and brand management. Mr. Parker has been a member of the Board of Directors of NIKE since 2006, and has been a Director of the Company since 2016. Mr. Parker contributes to the mix of experience and qualifications the Board seeks to maintain through his experience in various positions at NIKE. Through this experience he has gained substantial insights in designing, producing and marketing consumer products and in managing major consumer brands sold throughout the world. At NIKE, Mr. Parker has also managed a complex, global organization and brings to the Board his knowledge and skills in financial and executive management, executive compensation and management leadership.

Derica Rice

Mr. Derica W. Rice serves Independent Director as of the Company. has been Executive Vice President of CVS Health and President of CVS Caremark, the pharmacy benefits management business of CVS Health, since March 2018. Prior to that time, he was employed in various executive positions at Eli Lilly and Company since 1990, most recently serving as Executive Vice President of Global Services and Chief Financial Officer from 2006 to 2017. Mr. Rice was a member of the Board of Directors of Target Corporation from 2007 to January 2018. Mr. Rice will contribute to the mix of experience and qualifications the Board seeks to maintain through his experience in various positions at CVS Health and Eli Lilly and his other public company board experience. Mr. Rice leads the pharmacy benefits management business of CVS Health and had extensive experience in the financial function at Eli Lilly, including serving as Eli Lilly's chief financial officer. As such, he brings practical knowledge of executive management of complex, worldwide businesses, and extensive experience in a wide range of financial and accounting matters including management of worldwide financial operations, financial oversight, risk management and the alignment of financial and strategic initiatives.