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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Arthur Sulzberger

66 2017 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Mark Thompson

60 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

David Perpich

2015 President, General Manager - Wirecutter

Roland Caputo

58 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Meredith Kopit Levien

46 2017 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Diane Brayton

48 2017 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Robert Benten

54 2008 Senior Vice President - Finance, Corporate Controller

Rachel Glaser

56 2018 Director

Steven Green

53 2012 Director

Arthur Sulzberger

37 2017 Director

Raul Cesan

70 1999 Independent Director

Robert Denham

72 2014 Presiding Independent Director

Rebecca Dyck

48 2015 Independent Director

Joichi Ito

51 2012 Independent Director

James Kohlberg

60 2008 Independent Director

Brian McAndrews

59 2012 Independent Director

Doreen Toben

68 2004 Independent Director

Harlan Toplitzky

2016 Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Arthur Sulzberger

Mr. Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, Jr., has been appointed Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company effective on December 31, 2017. Mr. Sulzberger, Jr. has served as Chairman of the Board since 1997. In addition, until he retired as an executive on December 31, 2017, he served as publisher of The New York Times from 1992, and as chairman of the Company from 1997. Mr. Sulzberger, Jr. was chief executive officer of the Company from 2011 to 2012. From 1988 to 1992, he was deputy publisher and from 1987 to 1988, he was assistant publisher, of The New York Times. Mr. Sulzberger, Jr. is a fourth-generation member of the Ochs-Sulzberger family and brings a deep appreciation of the values and societal contributions of The New York Times and the Company to his role as Chairman of the Board. He served in a variety of critical positions during his employment at the Company, gaining extensive knowledge of the Company and our businesses, which provides a unique insight and perspective to the Board about the Company’s strategy and industry opportunities and challenges. In addition, his life-long affiliation with the Company provides the Board with an important historical perspective and a focus on the long-term interests of the Company.

Mark Thompson

Mr. Mark Thompson is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company, From 2004 to 2012, he was director-general of the British Broadcasting Corporation (the “BBC”), and from 2002 to 2004, he was director-general of the British Broadcasting Corporation (the “BBC”), and from 2002 to 2004, he was chief executive of Channel 4 Television Corporation. From 1979 to 2001, he served in various positions of increasing responsibility at the BBC, including director of television and controller of BBC Two. As the Company’s president and chief executive officer, Mr. Thompson has primary responsibility for overseeing and coordinating all of the Company’s strategy, operations and businesses. Mr. Thompson brings to the Company and the Board a global perspective and more than 30 years of experience in the media industry, including extensive international business and management experience gained serving as director-general of the BBC and chief executive of Channel 4 Television Corporation. In addition, his experience in reshaping the BBC to meet the challenges of the digital age is highly valued by the Company and the Board as the Company continues to expand its businesses digitally and globally.

David Perpich

Mr. David Perpich is President, General Manager - Wirecutter of the Company. Mr. Perpich was Senior Vice President - product, and he assumed his present role in March 2015. Previously, he was general manager of New Digital Products (now called NYT Beta), leading the team charged with the creation of new digital products, which included NYT Now, Cooking and Crosswords. Mr. Perpich joined the company in 2010 as executive director of Paid Products, responsible for the launch of The Times's digital subscription business.

Roland Caputo

Mr. Roland A. Caputo is re designated as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the company effective April 30 2018. He has held his current role since March 2013. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The New York Times Media Group, then a division of The New York Times Company, from November 2008 to March 2013.

Meredith Kopit Levien

Ms. Meredith Kopit Levien is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Ms. Kopit Levien will add oversight of the company's consumer business to her existing responsibilities as executive vice president and head of advertising. She will lead the groups charged with the generation of all advertising and subscription revenue from The Times's multiplatform products and services. Ms. Kopit Levien, 44, joined The New York Times Company in August 2013 as executive vice president of advertising. She previously served as chief revenue officer at Forbes Media. She joined Forbes in 2010 as vice president and publisher of ForbesLife and ForbesWoman.com before being named senior vice president and group publisher of the Forbes Magazine Group. Before Forbes, Ms. Kopit Levien held various successively senior and strategic ad sales positions at The Atlantic Media Company from 2001-2008. She began her professional career at the Advisory Board Company in Washington, DC in 1993. A graduate of the University of Virginia,

Diane Brayton

Ms. Diane Brayton is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of the Company effective January 1, 2017. Ms. Brayton joined the Times Company in 2004 and most recently served as deputy general counsel since May 2016 and corporate secretary since 2011. In those roles, Ms. Brayton provided critical support to the Company's senior management and Board of Directors on a variety of legal and policy issues, including corporate transactions, securities law matters, corporate governance and compensation. Prior to joining the Times Company, Ms. Brayton was vice president and counsel in the legal department of Credit Suisse First Boston from 2002 to 2004 and an associate at the law firm of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton in New York, Moscow and London from 1997 to 2002. Ms. Brayton received a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of Nebraska in 1991 and a J.D. degree from the University of Texas School of Law in 1996.

Robert Benten

Mr. Robert Anthony Benten is Senior Vice President - Finance, Corporate Controller of the Company. In his role, Mr. Benten will add the treasury function to his current areas of responsibility, which include the accounting department and credit and collection areas. He became vice president and corporate controller in 2007. He was named vice president in 2003 and treasurer in 2001, after having served as assistant treasurer since 1997. Mr. Benten has served in various positions in the treasury department and the Forest Products Group. Before joining the Company in 1989 as a financial analyst, Mr. Benten was an accountant at Deloitte & Touche LLP from 1987 to 1989. He is a certified public accountant. Mr. Benten was named one of the "Forty under Forty" finance executives in the November 2002 edition of Treasury Risk & Management magazine. He was also featured in the March/April 2004 edition of the Association of Financial Professionals' publication, AFP Exchange. He serves on the Board of the Worldwide Orphans Foundation. Mr. Benten graduated cum laude with a B.S. degree in finance from Louisiana State University in 1985 and earned an M.B.A. degree in accounting and finance from Rice University in 1987.

Rachel Glaser

Ms. Rachel C. Glaser is Director of the company. Ms. Glaser has served as a member of our Board of Directors since January 11, 2018. Ms. Glaser is the chief financial officer of Etsy, Inc., a global creative commerce platform (since 2017). From 2015 to 2017, she was the chief financial officer of Leaf Group Ltd., a company that owns and operates consumer media and marketplaces. From 2012 to 2015, she was the chief financial officer of Move, Inc., the parent company of Realtor.com. From 2008 to 2011, she was the chief operating and financial officer of MyLife.com, a subscription-based search business, and from 2005 to 2008, she was the senior vice president of finance at Yahoo! Inc. From 1986 to 2005, Ms. Glaser held finance and operations positions of increasing responsibility at The Walt Disney Company. Ms. Glaser was a director of Sport Chalet, Inc. from 2010 to 2014. Ms. Glaser brings to the Company and the Board extensive financial and strategic expertise, gained from her experience in key roles at digitally focused, consumer-facing public companies. This experience provides the Board with a valuable perspective as the Company continues to expand its digital and subscription-first strategy. In addition to this experience, Ms. Glaser’s financial and accounting expertise is a valuable asset to the Company, the Board and the Audit Committee.

Steven Green

Mr. Steven B. Green is Director of the Company. Mr. Green has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2012. Mr. Green is general partner of Ordinance Capital L.P., an investment firm (since 1997). From 1988 to 1995, he was president of Captain Gardner House, a real estate development property, and from 1988 to 1993, he was owner of Medical Transportation Inc. Mr. Green is married to Mr. Sulzberger, Jr.’s sister, a fourth-generation member of the Ochs-Sulzberger family, and brings to the Board a deep appreciation of the values and societal contributions of The New York Times and the Company throughout their history. His alignment with stockholder interests makes Mr. Green an important part of the Board’s leadership and decision-making process.

Arthur Sulzberger

Mr. Arthur Gregg Sulzberger has been appointed Director of the Company. A.G. Sulzberger has served as publisher of The New York Times and a member of our Board of Directors since January 1, 2018. Prior to that, Mr. Sulzberger was deputy publisher of The New York Times from November 2016 to December 2017. He first joined The New York Times in 2009 from various newsroom positions at other publications, and held various positions of increasing responsibility in the newsroom, including as assistant editor (from 2012 to 2015) and associate editor (from 2015 to 2016). Mr. Sulzberger is a fifth-generation member of the Ochs-Sulzberger family and brings a deep appreciation of the values and societal contributions of The New York Times and the Company to his role as publisher of The New York Times. In addition, as one of the driving forces behind the Company’s digital transformation and subscription-first focus, A.G. brings a deep understanding and unique perspective to the Board about the Company’s business strategy and industry opportunities and challenges.

Raul Cesan

Mr. Raul E. Cesan is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Cesan is founder and managing partner of Commercial Worldwide LLC, an investment firm (since 2001). From 1998 to 2001, he was president and chief operating officer of Schering-Plough Corporation. He was executive vice president of Schering-Plough Corporation and president of Schering-Plough Pharmaceuticals from 1994 to 1998. From 1992 to 1994, he was president of Schering Laboratories, U.S. Pharmaceutical Operations, and from 1988 to 1992, he was president of Schering-Plough International. Mr. Cesan has been a director of Gartner, Inc. since 2012. During his nearly 25-year career at Schering-Plough Corporation, Mr. Cesan served in various capacities, including as president and chief operating officer as well as president of Schering-Plough International. Mr. Cesan’s international business and general management experience are valuable assets to the Company and the Board.

Robert Denham

Mr. Robert E. Denham is Presiding Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Denham has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2008 and as our presiding director since 2013. Mr. Denham is a partner of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP (since 1998). From 1992 to 1998, he was chairman and chief executive officer of Salomon Inc, and from 1991 to 1992, he was general counsel of Salomon Inc and Salomon Brothers. From 1985 to 1991, he was managing partner, and from 1973 to 1991, he was partner, of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP. Mr. Denham has been a director of Oaktree Capital Group LLC since 2007, Chevron Corporation since 2004 and Fomento Económico Mexicano, S.A. de C.V. since 2001. Mr. Denham was a director of UGL Limited from 2012 to 2013. Mr. Denham’s legal practice emphasizes advising clients on strategic and financial issues and providing disclosure and corporate law advice to public and private corporations and boards of directors. In addition, as chairman and chief executive officer of Salomon Inc, Mr. Denham successfully guided that investment banking firm as it was rebuilding. Mr. Denham also has extensive experience serving on the boards (and various board committees) of other large public companies and brings significant financial expertise to the Company, the Board and the Finance Committee. Mr. Denham has also held numerous leadership positions with associations and councils focusing on corporate governance, executive compensation, accounting, professional ethics and business, including serving as chairman of the Financial Accounting Foundation from 2004 to 2009.

Rebecca Dyck

Ms. Rebecca Van Dyck is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Van Dyck has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2015. Ms. Van Dyck is chief marketing officer for Oculus VR, LLC, a Facebook, Inc. subsidiary focused on virtual reality technology (since 2017). Previously, she was vice president, Consumer and Brand Marketing, of Facebook, Inc. from 2012 to 2017. From 2011 to 2012, she was senior vice president and global chief marketing officer of Levi Strauss & Co. From 2007 to 2011, she was senior director, Worldwide Marketing and Communications, of Apple Inc., and from 1994 to 2006, she held various positions at Wieden + Kennedy, Inc., including global account director for Nike International, from 2002 to 2006. From 1992 to 1994, she held various positions at TBWA Worldwide Inc. Ms. Van Dyck brings to the Company and the Board extensive knowledge of digital consumer brand marketing and management, gained from her experience in senior executive roles at large digital and consumer-focused companies and in the advertising industry. Ms. Van Dyck’s brand expertise, as well as her international experience, provide the Board with a valuable perspective highly relevant to the Company’s digital strategy.

Joichi Ito

Mr. Joichi Ito is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ito has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2012. Mr. Ito is director of the Media Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a laboratory devoted to research projects at the convergence of design, multimedia and technology (since 2011) and professor of the Practice of Media Arts and Sciences at MIT (since 2016). Mr. Ito has been general partner of Neoteny Labs, an early-stage investment fund focusing on Asia and the Middle East, since 2009, and general partner of Neoteny 3, LP, a venture capital fund, since 2015. Mr. Ito was chairman from 2010 to 2012, and chief executive officer from 2008 to 2011, of Creative Commons. From 2004 to 2006, he was general manager, Global Operations, of Technorati, Inc. and from 1996 to 2003, he was chairman of Infoseek Japan. He was co-founder, 1994, and chief executive officer, from 1995 to 1999, of Digital Garage, Inc. From 1995 to 1996, he was founder and chief executive officer of PSINet Japan. Mr. Ito is a director of Digital Garage, Inc. (since 2006) and a director (since 2014) and chairman (since 2015) of PureTech Health. He was a director of Tucows Inc. from 2008 to 2016 and Sony Corporation from 2013 to 2017. Mr. Ito brings to the Company and the Board deep digital and international experience in the technology industry, including in the area of cybersecurity, which is highly valued as the Company continues to expand its businesses digitally and globally. He has gained exposure to a wide range of digital businesses as a founder of several Internet companies, an early investor in numerous businesses and a director of various public and private companies.

James Kohlberg

Mr. James A. Kohlberg is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Kohlberg has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2008. Mr. Kohlberg is co-founder (1987) and chairman (since 2007) of Kohlberg & Company, a middle-market private equity firm. He has been co-founder and chairman of Kohlberg Ventures LLC since 2008, and co-founder and chairman of Halogen Media Networks (d/b/a Social Chorus) since 2007. From 2004 to 2015, he served as chairman of ClearEdge Power. He was an investment professional with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. from 1984 to 1987. Mr. Kohlberg brings to the Company and the Board his broad business and financial experience. He co-founded and serves on the boards of several private companies, including as chairman of Kohlberg & Company, a private equity firm with over $2 billion of equity capital under management.

Brian McAndrews

Mr. Brian P. McAndrews is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. McAndrews has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2012. Mr. McAndrews was president, chief executive officer and chairman of Pandora Media, Inc. from 2013 to 2016. From 2012 to 2013, he was venture partner, and from 2009 to 2011, he was managing director, of Madrona Venture Group, LLC. From 2007 to 2008, he was senior vice president, Advertiser and Publisher Solutions, of Microsoft Corporation. From 2000 to 2007, he was president and chief executive officer, and from 1999 to 2000 chief executive officer, of aQuantive, Inc. From 1990 to 1999, he held various positions of increasing responsibility at ABC, Inc., including executive vice president and general manager of ABC Sports. Mr. McAndrews is a director of Teladoc, Inc. (since 2017) and has been a director of GrubHub, Inc. since 2011 and chairman since 2014. Mr. McAndrews was a director of Clearwire Corporation from 2009 to 2013 and Fisher Communications, Inc. from 2006 to 2013. Mr. McAndrews brings to the Company and the Board deep digital experience gained through his experience as a chief executive officer of public companies in the technology industry, as well as his private and public company director experience. His background in both traditional and digital media has also given him an understanding of digital advertising and the integration of emerging technologies, which is highly valued by the Company and the Board as the Company continues to expand its digital businesses.

Doreen Toben

Ms. Doreen A. Toben is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Toben has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2004. Ms. Toben was executive vice president and chief financial officer of Verizon Communications, Inc. from 2002 to 2009. From 2000 to 2002, she was senior vice president and chief financial officer of Telecom Group, Verizon Communications, Inc. From 1999 to 2000, she was vice president and controller, and from 1997 to 1999 she was vice president and chief financial officer, of Telecom/Network, Bell Atlantic Inc. Ms. Toben has been a director of ARRIS Group, Inc. since 2013 and Tapestry, Inc. since December 2017. Ms. Toben was a director of Kate Spade & Company (formerly Fifth & Pacific Companies, Inc.) from 2009 to 2017 and Virgin Media Inc. from 2010 to 2013. Ms. Toben has over 25 years of experience in the communications industry, serving until 2009 as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Verizon Communications, Inc., where she was responsible for Verizon’s finance and strategic planning efforts. In addition to her deep communications industry experience, Ms. Toben’s financial and accounting expertise is a valuable asset to the Company, the Board and the Audit Committee.

Harlan Toplitzky