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Viacom Inc (VIA.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas May

70 2016 Independent Chairman of the Board

Robert Bakish

54 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Shari Redstone

63 2006 Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Wade Davis

45 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Scott Mills

49 2018 President - BET Networks

Fukiko Ogisu

2018 Chief People Officer, Executive Vice President

Christa D'Alimonte

48 2017 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Doretha Lea

53 2013 Executive Vice President - Global Government Affairs

Katherine Gill-Charest

53 2010 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller

Judith McHale

71 2016 Independent Director

Ronald Nelson

65 2016 Independent Director

Deborah Norville

59 2013 Independent Director

Charles Phillips

58 2006 Independent Director

Nicole Seligman

61 2016 Independent Director

Cristiana Sorrell

44 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas May

Mr. Thomas J. May is an Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. May is being re-nominated to our Board because of his independence and his extensive experience as a chief executive officer and director, leading and advising major companies in the energy and financial sectors. Mr. May served as the Chairman of Eversource Energy from 2013 to 2017 and as its President and Chief Executive Officer and as a Trustee from 2012 to 2016. Mr. May has served as a director of Bank of America Corporation since 2004. He has served as a director of Liberty Mutual Holding Company Inc., which is privately held, since 2002, and as a director and the Chairman of each of The Connecticut Light and Power Company, NSTAR Electric Company (and as its President and Chief Executive Officer and Trustee from 1994 to 2012), NSTAR Gas Company, Public Service Company of New Hampshire, Western Massachusetts Electric Company and Yankee Gas Services Company, which are also privately held, since 2012. He is Chairman of the Stonehill College Board of Trustees and a trustee of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Robert Bakish

Mr. Robert M. Bakish is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Bakish has been a member of our Board of Directors and our President and Chief Executive Officer since December 12, 2016, having served as Acting President and Chief Executive Officer beginning November 15, 2016. Mr. Bakish is being re-nominated to our Board due to his extensive knowledge of Viacom, including his approximately 20 years in various positions in the company and as our President and CEO, and his deep understanding of our industry. Mr. Bakish joined Former Viacom in 1997 and has held leadership positions throughout the organization, including as President and Chief Executive Officer of Viacom International Media Networks and its predecessor company, MTV Networks International (“MTVNI”), from 2007 to 2016; as President of MTVNI; as Executive Vice President, Operations and Viacom Enterprises and as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, MTV Networks Advertising Sales; and as Senior Vice President, Planning, Development and Technology at Former Viacom. Before joining Former Viacom in 1997, Mr. Bakish was a partner with Booz Allen Hamilton in its Media and Entertainment practice. Mr. Bakish has served as a director of Avid Technology, Inc. since 2009.

Shari Redstone

Ms. Shari E. Redstone is Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Viacom Inc., since January 1, 2006. She also serves as Non-Executive Vice Chair of the Board of CBS Corporation. Ms. Redstone served on the Board of Former Viacom beginning in 1994, becoming Vice Chairman in June 2005. Ms. Redstone is being re-nominated to our Board because of her extensive experience in and understanding of the entertainment industry, her experience and talent managing a large business, and her position with NAI, including as one of its significant stockholders. Ms. Redstone is Co-founder and Managing Partner of Advancit Capital, an investment firm launched in 2011 that focuses on early stage companies at the intersection of media, entertainment and technology. Advancit is an investor in more than 75 companies. Ms. Redstone has been President of NAI since 2000, and also serves as a director. Ms. Redstone is a member of the board of trustees of The Paley Center for Media. Ms. Redstone is actively involved in a variety of charitable, civic, and educational organizations. She is a member of the Board of Directors at Combined Jewish Philanthropies and the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, and sits on the Board of Trustees at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Most recently, Ms. Redstone joined the Legal Services Corporation’s Leaders Council, which seeks to raise awareness of the crisis in civil legal aid and secure equal access to justice. Ms. Redstone earned a BS from Tufts University and a JD and a Masters in Tax Law from Boston University. She practiced corporate law, estate planning and criminal law in the Boston area before joining NAI.

Wade Davis

Mr. Wade C. Davis is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company., since November 2012. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development beginning in August 2009, as Senior Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions and Strategic Planning from January 2007 to August 2009 and as Senior Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions beginning January 2006. Prior to joining Viacom, Mr. Davis was an investment banker in the technology and media sectors for more than a decade.

Scott Mills

Mr. Scott M. Mills is re designated as President - BET Networks of the Company effective January 1, 2018. Previously, he was Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Administration beginning in October 2012. Prior to that, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of BET Networks beginning in July 2007, its President of Digital Media from August 2006 to July 2007 and its Chief Financial Officer beginning in 2003. He first joined BET Networks in 1997, serving as Senior Vice President of Strategy & Business Development, and served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of BET Interactive from 1999 to 2003. Mr. Mills has served as a director of Principal Financial Group Inc. since July 2016.

Fukiko Ogisu

Ms. Fukiko Ogisu serves as Chief People Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Ogisu joined Viacom in 2008, serving most recently as Senior Vice President, HR Business Operations and Information Solutions, where she leads worldwide HR business operations, organizational effectiveness, learning and development, employee experience programs and policies, and the company portal. Prior to joining Viacom, Ogisu spent more than a decade at Microsoft in various product and business roles across the company. She earned her Bachelors of Arts degree in Comparative Area Studies from Duke University, and a Masters of Arts in East Asian Languages & Civilizations from the University of Chicago.

Christa D'Alimonte

Ms. Christa A. D'Alimonte is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company, since April 15, 2017. Prior to that, she was Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary beginning in November 2012. Prior to joining Viacom, Ms. D’Alimonte was a partner of Shearman & Sterling LLP, where she was Deputy Practice Group Leader of the Firm’s Global Mergers & Acquisitions group. She first joined Shearman & Sterling in 1993 and became a partner in 2001.

Doretha Lea

Ms. Doretha (DeDe) F. Lea is Executive Vice President - Global Government Affairs of the Company. Ms. Lea Previously served as Executive Vice President, Government Relations beginning in November 2005. Prior to that, she was Senior Vice President, Government Relations of the predecessor of Viacom beginning in September 2005. Prior to that, she served as Vice President of Government Affairs at Belo Corp. from 2004 to 2005 and as Vice President, Government Affairs of Viacom’s predecessor from 1997 to 2004.

Katherine Gill-Charest

Ms. Katherine Gill-Charest is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of Viacom Inc. Ms. Gill-Charest has been our Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer since October 2010. Prior to that, she was Senior Vice President, Deputy Controller beginning in April 2010 and Vice President, Deputy Controller from May 2007 to April 2010. Prior to joining Viacom, Ms. Gill-Charest served as Chief Accounting Officer of WPP Group USA from November 2005 to May 2007 and as its Vice President, Group Reporting from February 2001 to November 2005.

Judith McHale

Ms. Judith A. McHale is an Independent Director of the Company since August 18, 2016. Ms. McHale is being re-nominated to our Board because of her independence and experience leading a major media conglomerate, her expertise in global affairs, and her background in operations and financial management. Ms. McHale currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Cane Investments, LLC, a private investment company, which she joined in 2011. From 2009 to 2011, Ms. McHale served as the Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs for the U.S. Department of State. From 2004 to 2006, Ms. McHale served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Discovery Communications, Inc., the parent company of Discovery Channel, and served as its President and Chief Operating Officer from 1995 to 2004. In 2006, Ms. McHale worked with private equity firm Global Environment Fund to launch the GEF/Africa Growth Fund, an investment vehicle focused on supplying expansion capital to small and medium-sized enterprises that provide consumer goods and services in emerging African markets. She has served on the boards of Ralph Lauren Corporation since 2011 and Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. since 2013. She previously served on the boards of SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc., Host Hotel & Resorts, Inc., DigitalGlobe Inc., John Hancock Financial Services, Inc. and Potomac Electric Power Company.

Ronald Nelson

Mr. Ronald L. Nelson is an Independent Director of the Company since August 18, 2016. Mr. Nelson is being re-nominated to our Board because of his independence and experience as a chief executive officer, chief financial officer and chief operating officer of major companies and his long-standing background in the media industry. He currently serves as the Executive Chairman of Avis Budget Group, Inc., having previously served as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 2006 to 2015 and its Chief Operating Officer from 2010 until 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Nelson held several executive finance and operating roles, beginning in April 2003, with Cendant Corporation, including as Chief Financial Officer and President, and also served as a director from 2003 to 2006. From 1994 to 2003, Mr. Nelson served as Co-Chief Operating Officer of DreamWorks SKG. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and a director at Paramount Communications, Inc., formerly Gulf + Western Industries, Inc. Mr. Nelson has served on the boards of Convergys Corporation and Hanesbrands, Inc. since 2008.

Deborah Norville

Ms. Deborah Norville is an Independent Director of Viacom Inc., since March 21, 2013. Ms. Norville is being re-nominated to our Board because of her independence, her critical thinking, and her extensive experience in the media industry. She has been the anchor of Inside Edition, a top-rated syndicated newsmagazine, since 1995. Prior to Inside Edition, Ms. Norville served as a correspondent and anchor for CBS News programs including Street Stories, 48 Hours and CBS Evening News. Previously, she anchored NBC News at Sunrise and was news anchor and co-host of NBC’s Today program. Ms. Norville is a two-time Emmy award winner with more than thirty years of reporting experience and an author of several books. She serves as a Director of the Broadcasters Foundation of America and as Co-Chair of the Duke University Parents Committee.

Charles Phillips

Mr. Charles E. Phillips, Jr., is an Independent Director of Viacom Inc. He previously served as a director of Former Viacom beginning in 2004. Mr. Phillips is being re-nominated to our Board because of his independence, his experience as a senior executive in a large, multinational corporation, his financial industry background and financial and analytical expertise, his knowledge of technology issues and his familiarity with issues facing media, new media and intellectual property-driven companies. Mr. Phillips has been Chief Executive Officer of Infor, Inc. since December 2010. He was a President of Oracle Corporation from 2003 to 2010 and served as a member of its Board of Directors and Executive Management Committee from 2004 to 2010. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Nicole Seligman

Ms. Nicole Seligman is an Independent Director of the Company since August 18, 2016. Ms. Seligman is being re-nominated to our Board because of her independence, her experience leading a major media conglomerate, and her exceptional achievements in the legal profession. Until March 2016, Ms. Seligman served as the President of Sony Entertainment, Inc. (beginning in 2014) and of Sony Corporation of America (beginning in 2012), and as Senior Legal Counsel of Sony Group (beginning in 2014). Ms. Seligman previously served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Sony Corporation from 2005 to 2014. She joined Sony in 2001 and served in a variety of other capacities during her tenure, including as a Corporate Executive Officer and Group Deputy General Counsel of Sony Corporation, and as General Counsel and an Executive Vice President at Sony Corporation of America, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation. Prior to joining Sony Corporation of America, Ms. Seligman was a partner in the litigation practice at Williams & Connolly LLP in Washington, D.C., where she worked on a broad range of complex civil and criminal matters and counseled a wide range of clients, including President William Jefferson Clinton and Lt. Col. Oliver North. Ms. Seligman joined Williams & Connolly in 1985. Ms. Seligman has been a Non-Executive Director at WPP plc since 2014 and has served as its Senior Independent Director since April 2016. She has served as Chairman of The Doe Fund Board of Directors since 2017. Ms. Seligman served as law clerk to Justice Thurgood Marshall on the Supreme Court of the United States from 1984 to 1985 and as law clerk to Judge Harry T. Edwards at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit from 1983 to 1984.

Cristiana Sorrell

Ms. Cristiana Falcone Sorrell is an Independent Director of Viacom Inc., since March 21, 2013. Ms. Falcone Sorrell is being re-nominated to our Board because of her independence, her critical thinking, her experience and talent as a consultant and her international experience and extensive global network. She serves as Senior Adviser to the Chairman at the World Economic Forum. She also served as Principal Consultant, Office of Outreach and Partnerships, for the Inter-American Development Bank from 2011 to 2015. Prior to joining the World Economic Forum in 2004, Ms. Falcone Sorrell held positions at the International Labour Organization and Shell. Ms. Falcone Sorrell is Chief Executive Officer of JMCMRJ Sorrell Foundation, a member of the Italian National Press Guild, a board member of Internews and a member of the board of trustees of The Paley Center for Media. Ms. Falcone Sorrell has served as a director of Revlon, Inc. since 2014.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Thomas May

566,965

Robert Bakish

20,315,200

Shari Redstone

374,981

Wade Davis

6,539,510

Scott Mills

6,529,280

Fukiko Ogisu

--

Christa D'Alimonte

2,406,130

Doretha Lea

2,314,340

Katherine Gill-Charest

--

Judith McHale

381,465

Ronald Nelson

358,965

Deborah Norville

305,116

Charles Phillips

333,078

Nicole Seligman

375,465

Cristiana Sorrell

283,689
As Of  30 Sep 2017