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Live Nation Entertainment Inc (LYV.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gregory Maffei

57 2013 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Joe Berchtold

53 2017 President

Michael Rapino

52 2005 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Kathy Willard

51 2007 Chief Financial Officer

Ronald Bension

63 2012 President - HOB Entertainment

Arthur Fogel

64 2012 Chairman - Global Music, President - Global Touring

John Reid

56 2012 President – Live Nation Europe Concerts

Alan Ridgeway

51 2011 President - International and Emerging Markets

Bob Roux

60 2012 President–US Concerts

Jared Smith

40 2013 President - Ticketmaster, North America

Russell Wallach

52 2012 President–Media and Sponsorships

Mark Yovich

43 2011 President - Ticketmaster International

John Hopmans

59 2008 Executive Vice President - Mergers and Acquisitions and Strategic Finance

Amy Marks

2018 Executive Vice President, Head of Integrated Marketing

Brian Capo

51 2007 Chief Accounting Officer

Michael Rowles

52 2007 General Counsel, Secretary

Jordan Zachary

35 2015 Chief Strategy Officer

Mark Carleton

58 2016 Director

Ping Fu

59 2018 Director

Dana Walden

56 2018 Director

Ari Emanuel

57 2007 Independent Director

Robert Enloe

79 2006 Independent Director

Jeffrey Hinson

63 2005 Independent Director

Jimmy Iovine

65 2014 Independent Director

James Kahan

70 2007 Independent Director

Randall Mays

52 2010 Independent Director

Mark Shapiro

48 2008 Independent Director

Maili Bergman

Investor Relations Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Gregory Maffei

Mr. Gregory B. Maffei serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Maffei has served as a member of our board of directors since 2011 and as our Chairman of the Board since 2013. Mr. Maffei has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Media Corporation (including its predecessor) since May 2007 and Liberty Broadband Corporation since June 2014. He has served as a director, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc. since July 2013 and as its Chairman of the Board since June 2015. He has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Qurate (including its predecessor) since February 2006 and as a director since November 2005. He also served as its CEO-Elect from November 2005 through February 2006. Prior thereto, Mr. Maffei served as President and Chief Financial Officer of Oracle Corporation, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of 360networks Corporation, and Chief Financial Officer of Microsoft Corporation. Mr. Maffei has served as the Chairman of the Board of TripAdvisor, Inc. since February 2013, the Chairman of the Board of Sirius XM since April 2013 and as a director since March 2009, a director of Zillow Group, Inc. since February 2015, having previously served as a director of its predecessor, Zillow, Inc., from May 2005 to February 2015, a director of Charter Communications, Inc. since May 2013, and the Chairman of the Board of Pandora Media, Inc. since September 2017. Mr. Maffei’s qualifications as a director include his professional background and experience, his leadership and reputation in the technology, media and communications sectors, previously held senior-executive level positions and his service on other public and private company boards. Mr. Maffei was nominated as a director by Liberty Media pursuant to the terms of the Liberty Stockholder Agreement.

Joe Berchtold

Mr. Joe Berchtold serves as Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Joe Berchtold is our President and has served in this capacity since December 2017. Prior to that, Mr. Berchtold served as our Chief Operating Officer since joining us in April 2011. Previously, Mr. Berchtold was at Technicolor, where he was most recently President of Technicolor Creative Services, after joining them in 2003

Michael Rapino

Mr. Michael Rapino is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Rapino is our President and Chief Executive Officer and has served in this capacity since 2005. He has also served on our board of directors since 2005. Other Current Public Company Directorships: Mr. Rapino has served as a director of Sirius XM since January 2018. Mr. Rapino’s qualifications as a director include his professional background and experience, his leadership skills acquired prior to and while serving as Chief Executive Officer of Live Nation, his extensive knowledge and understanding of, and reputation in, the music industry and his understanding of Live Nation’s business, operations, products and services.

Kathy Willard

Ms. Kathy Willard serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. since September 2007. Under the terms of her employment agreement, Ms. Willard is eligible to receive an annual cash performance bonus with a target equal to 100% of her base salary based on the achievement of performance targets established by the Compensation Committee. Ms. Willard’s cash bonus eligibility for 2014 was based on the achievement of company Adjusted Operating Income. In January 2014, the Compensation Committee set a target bonus of $850,000 for Ms. Willard based on the achievement of $540 million of company Adjusted Operating Income for the year, with the actual bonus to range between $765,000 and $850,000 for achievement of between 90% and 100% of such performance target, scaled based on straight-line interpolation.In March 2015, the Compensation Committee determined that the company had achieved 104% of its Adjusted Operating Income performance target on a pro forma, constant currency basis. As a result, the Compensation Committee awarded Ms. Willard a cash performance bonus of $850,000 for 2014, representing 100% of her targeted cash bonus.

Ronald Bension

Mr. Ronald Bension is President - HOB Entertainment of the Company. Ron Bension is President of our HOB Entertainment division and has served in this capacity since November 2010. Prior to that, Mr. Bension served as Chief Executive Officer for TicketsNow, a division of Ticketmaster, since joining us in January 2010.

Arthur Fogel

Mr. Arthur Fogel serves as Chairman - Global Music, President - Global Touring of the Company. He is the Chairman of our Global Music group and President of our Global Touring division and has served in this capacity since 2005. Mr. Fogel has worked for us or our predecessors since 1999.

John Reid

Mr. John Reid serves as President – Live Nation Europe Concerts of the Company. Prior to that, Mr. Reid was the Chief Executive Officer of Warner Music Europe and International Marketing from November 2010 to December 2011.

Alan Ridgeway

Mr. Alan Brian Ridgeway serves as President - International and Emerging Markets of the Company. Alan Ridgeway is President of our International and Emerging Markets division and has served in this capacity since November 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Ridgeway was Chief Executive Officer of our International division from September 2007 to October 2011. Mr. Ridgeway has worked for us or our predecessors since 2002.

Bob Roux

Mr. Bob Roux serves as President–US Concerts of the Company. He is the President–North America Concerts, Regions South at Live Nation Entertainment, where he oversees all of the booking, operations and venues in the southern half of the United States. Prior to his appointment to President of North America in November 2010, Bob held the position of President for the Dallas / Houston / New Orleans Region for the company and also served on Live Nation Entertainment's Board of Governors for North America. Bob has worked for the company and its predecessors since 1990.

Jared Smith

Mr. Jared Smith serves as President - Ticketmaster, North America of the Company. Prior to that, Mr. Smith served as Ticketmaster’s Chief Operating Officer from May 2010 to April 2013 and has worked for us or our predecessors since 2003.

Russell Wallach

Mr. Russell Wallach serves as President–Media and Sponsorships of the Company. He brings over 20 years of marketing experience and oversees all sponsorship, media and marketing partnerships across venue, online, mobile and artist platforms at Live Nation Entertainment, the world's live entertainment company. Under his leadership, Live Nation has developed a broad range of multimillion-dollar, integrated marketing programs with some of the biggest global brands, including Citi, Coca-Cola, Anheuser-Busch, Starwood Hotels, Hertz and Kellogg's. He manages a team of over 150 across North America. Russell is committed to delivering high-impact marketing programs for brands to effectively and efficiently engage consumers at every touch point by leveraging social media, data, mobile and digital platforms and event marketing. His team, together with Live Nation Labs, recently re-launched LiveNation.com, with the goal driving deeper social media and content engagement among live music fans, while simultaneously giving brands an opportunity to be part of the conversation. Russell has worked for Live Nation and its predecessors since 1999. Previously, he led the Naming Rights Divisions for SFX Sports and ProServ. An experience on live entertainment marketing, he has been quoted in publications like Fast Company, Advertising Age and CNBC.com, and has spoken at blue chip business and marketing conferences including Fast Company Uncensored, ad:tech, The Mobile Marketing Forum, Digiday Conference and OMMA Glob.

Mark Yovich

Mr. Mark Yovich serves as President - Ticketmaster International of the Company. Prior to that, Mr. Yovich served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of our International eCommerce division from January 2010 to October 2011. Mr. Yovich has worked for us or our predecessors since 2000.

John Hopmans

Mr. John Hopmans serves as Executive Vice President - Mergers and Acquisitions and Strategic Finance of the Company. Previously, Mr. Hopmans served in several capacities at Scotia Capital including Managing Director, Industry Head, Private Equity Sponsor Coverage and as Managing Director, Industry Head, Diversified Industries after joining them in 1991.

Amy Marks

Ms. Amy Marks is Executive Vice President, Head of Integrated Marketing of the Company. Marks joins Live Nation from Bloomberg Media, where she was Global Head of Marketing. While at Bloomberg she spearheaded the launch of the Content Studio, led event marketing and conceptualized multimillion-dollar client programs. This effort contributed to significant revenue growth and personal recognition for Marks - Folio's 2017 Innovators Award. Prior to Bloomberg, Marks was the Head of Integrated Marketing for PEOPLE magazine for 15 years where she led digital, experiential, mobile, retail and print campaigns.

Brian Capo

Mr. Brian Capo serves as Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. Prior to that, Mr. Capo served as a Senior Finance Director at BMC Software, Inc. from November 2005 to November 2007.

Michael Rowles

Mr. Michael G. Rowles serves as General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. He is our General Counsel and has served in this capacity since joining us in March 2006 and as our Secretary since May 2007.

Jordan Zachary

Mr. Jordan Zachary serves as Chief Strategy Officer of the Company. Prior to that, He was most recently a Managing Director of The Raine Group, after joining them in 2009.

Mark Carleton

Mr. Mark D. Carleton serves as Director of the Company. Mr. Carleton has served as a member of our board of directors since January 2010 and served as a member of Ticketmaster’s board of directors from August 2008 until the merger. Since October 2016, he has served as Chief Financial Officer of each of Liberty Media Corporation, Qurate Retail, Inc. (formerly Liberty Interactive Corporation) and Liberty Broadband Corporation, referred to as Liberty Media, Qurate and Liberty Broadband, respectively. He also has served as a Senior Vice President of Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc., or Liberty TripAdvisor, since October 2016 and Liberty Expedia Holdings, Inc. since October 2016. Previously, he served as Chief Development Officer of each of Liberty Media, Qurate, Liberty Broadband and Liberty TripAdvisor (from January 2016 to October 2016). He served as a Senior Vice President of Liberty Media (including its predecessor) (from May 2007 to December 2015), Qurate (including its predecessor) (from December 2003 to December 2015) and Liberty Broadband (from October 2014 to December 2015). Prior to that, he was employed by KPMG LLP from 1982 to 2003, most recently as a Partner and National Industry Director-Communications Segment and also served on KPMG’s board. Mr. Carleton was a practicing CPA during his time at KPMG. Other Current Public Company Directorships: Mr. Carleton has served as a director of Barnes & Noble, Inc. since September 2011 and Sirius XM Holdings Inc., or Sirius XM, since December 2014 (having previously served as a director from January 2013 to September 2013). Board Membership Qualifications: Mr. Carleton’s qualifications as a director include his professional background and experience, his current and previously held senior-executive level positions, his service on other public and private company boards and his specialized expertise in public company accounting. Mr. Carleton was nominated as a director by Liberty Media pursuant to the terms of the Liberty Stockholder Agreement.

Ping Fu

Ms. Ping Fu is Director of the company. Honored as Inc. magazine's 2005 Entrepreneur of the Year, Ms. Fu is a first-time nominee to our board of directors in 2018. Ms. Fu currently serves as a director of The Long Now Foundation, Gelsight, Inc. and Burning Man Project. Previously, she served as Chief Entrepreneur Officer of 3D Systems Corporation from 2013 to 2016. From 1997 until its acquisition by 3D Systems in 2013, Ms. Fu was Chief Executive Officer of Geomagic, Inc. Before co-founding Geomagic, Ms. Fu was program manager of visualization at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, where she was part of the team that initiated and managed the NCSA Mosaic software project that led to Netscape and Internet Explorer. She has more than 20 years of software industry experience in database, networking, 3D printing, geometry processing and computer graphics. Ms. Fu’s qualifications as a director include her professional background and experience, including her perspectives on female leadership and cultural sensitivity in the public and private sectors, previously held senior-executive level positions and global business experiences, her extensive track record as a futurist in technology trends, social change and policy-making, and her long history of working with and nurturing innovators and creative talents.

Dana Walden

Ms. Dana Walden is Director of the company. Ms. Walden is a first-time nominee to our board of directors in 2018. She currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fox Television Group, positions which she has held since 2014. Previously, she served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of 20th Century Fox TV from 2010 until 2014. Ms. Walden currently serves as a director of Hulu LLC, a privately-held leading premium streaming service, and the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, is a trustee of the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association and is a member of the University of Southern California President’s Leadership Council. Ms. Walden’s qualifications as a director include her professional background and experience, previously held senior-executive level positions, her service on other private company boards, her leadership skills developed while leading large organizations, and her extensive knowledge and understanding of, and reputation in, the entertainment industry.

Ari Emanuel

Mr. Ari Z. Emanuel serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Emanuel has served as a member of our board of directors since 2007. Mr. Emanuel was a founding partner of Endeavor, a leading talent agency that merged with the William Morris Agency in 2009, creating WME Entertainment (now known as Endeavor Co., or Endeavor). Mr. Emanuel was an integral part of Endeavor’s success and provided its vision. Mr. Emanuel is now Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Endeavor, which acquired IMG, a global leader in sports, fashion and media, in 2013. Mr. Emanuel is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). Mr. Emanuel’s qualifications as a director include his professional background and experience, his leadership skills acquired while building Endeavor and guiding WME Entertainment, his extensive knowledge and understanding of, and reputation in, the entertainment industry and his expertise in artist representation. Ted Enloe

Robert Enloe

Mr. Robert Ted Enloe, III serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Enloe has served as a member of our board of directors since 2006. Mr. Enloe has been Managing General Partner of Balquita Partners, Ltd., a family securities and real estate investment partnership, since 1996. Mr. Enloe’s former positions include Vice Chairman of the Board and member of the Office of the Chief Executive for Compaq Computer Corporation and president of Lomas Financial Corporation and Liberte Investors. Mr. Enloe has served as a director of Leggett & Platt Inc., a diversified manufacturer primarily in the home furnishings space, since 1969 and as its Non-Executive Chairman of the Board since 2016.

Jeffrey Hinson

Mr. Jeffrey T. Hinson serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hinson has served as a member of our board of directors since 2005. Mr. Hinson has been President of YouPlus Media, LLC since June 2009. Previously, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Border Media Partners, LLC from 2007 to 2009, was a private financial consultant from 2005 to 2007 and served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Univision Communications Inc., or Univision, from 2004 to 2005. He served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Univision Radio, the radio division of Univision, from 2003 to 2004. From 1997 to 2003, Mr. Hinson served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hispanic Broadcasting Corporation, which was acquired by Univision in 2003 and became the radio division of Univision. Mr. Hinson has served as a member of our board of directors since 2005. Mr. Hinson has been President of YouPlus Media, LLC since June 2009. Previously, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Border Media Partners, LLC from 2007 to 2009, was a private financial consultant from 2005 to 2007 and served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Univision Communications Inc., or Univision, from 2004 to 2005. He served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Univision Radio, the radio division of Univision, from 2003 to 2004. From 1997 to 2003, Mr. Hinson served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hispanic Broadcasting Corporation, which was acquired by Univision in 2003 and became the radio division of Univision. Mr. Hinson’s qualifications as a director include his professional background and experience, previously held senior-executive level positions, his service on other public company boards, his extensive experience with companies in the media sector and his financial expertise.

Jimmy Iovine

Mr. Jimmy Iovine serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Iovine has served as a member of our board of directors since 2014. Mr. Iovine currently serves as a creative consultant to Apple Inc. Previously, he co-founded Interscope Records in 1990, which subsequently became Interscope Geffen A&M in 1999. In 2006, he co-founded Beats Electronics and Beats Music, companies which produce audio products and operate a music streaming service, and which were sold to Apple Inc. in May 2014. Mr. Iovine’s qualifications as a director include his professional background and experience, previously held senior-executive level positions, his extensive knowledge and understanding of, and reputation in, the music industry and his experience as an entrepreneur in the music industry.

James Kahan

Mr. James Samuel Kahan serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Kahan has served as a member of our board of directors since 2007. Mr. Kahan is a former executive of AT&T where he spent nearly 38 years. During his tenure at AT&T and its predecessors, he oversaw approximately $300 billion of acquisitions and divestitures, including the acquisitions of Pacific Telesis (1997), Southern New England Telecommunications (1998), Ameritech (1999) and the former AT&T Corp. (2005), as well as Cingular Wireless’ acquisition of AT&T Wireless (2004). He was also responsible for AT&T’s acquisition of BellSouth Corp. in 2006. Mr. Kahan serves as a director of Amdocs Ltd., which provides software products and services to the communications industry worldwide. Mr. Kahan’s qualifications as a director include his professional background and experience, previously held senior-executive level positions, his service on other public and private company boards and his financial and mergers and acquisitions expertise.

Randall Mays

Mr. Randall Thomas Mays serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Mays has served as a member of our board of directors since our formation in 2005. He currently serves as President of Running M Capital, a private investment company, and formerly served as Vice Chairman, President and Chief Financial Officer of Clear Channel Communications, Inc. Mr. Mays’ qualifications as a director include his professional background and experience, previously held senior-executive level positions, his service on other public and private company boards and his financial, media and advertising expertise.

Mark Shapiro

Mr. Mark S. Shapiro serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mark Shapiro was elected to our board of directors in 2008. Since November 2016, he has served as Co-President of IMG, a global leader in sports, fashion and media, having previously served as its Chief Content Officer from September 2014 until November 2016. Prior to that, he served as Executive Producer of Dick Clark Productions, an independent producer of television programming, from September 2012 to September 2014, and was its Chief Executive Officer from May 2010 to September 2012. Mr. Shapiro was the Chief Executive Officer of Six Flags, Inc., or Six Flags, the world's largest regional theme park company, from December 2005 through May 2010. Prior to joining Six Flags, Mr. Shapiro spent twelve years at ESPN, Inc., or ESPN, where he served as Executive Vice President, Programming and Production, and in various other capacities. At ESPN, he had significant responsibility in building the strength of the network’s brand, and was responsible for the development, acquisition and scheduling of all ESPN programming; oversaw all remote and studio production for ESPN's domestic and international entities, including ESPN Radio; and developed original films, dramatic television and reality programming for the ESPN family of networks. During his tenure at ESPN, Mr. Shapiro garnered 16 Emmy Awards and two Peabody Awards.

Maili Bergman