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John J. Brennan

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John J. Brennan

Mr. Brennan’s extensive career at The Vanguard Group, Inc. (Vanguard) provides him with the ability to understand our institutional investors’ perspectives and a deep knowledge of the financial industry’s operations and regulations, risk oversight and management and audit and reporting matters.

Mr. Brennan has been Chairman Emeritus and Senior Advisor at Vanguard, a global investment management company, since 2010. Mr. Brennan joined Vanguard in July 1982, was elected Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in 1985, President in 1989, CEO from 1996 to 2008 and Chairman of the Board from 1998 to 2009.

Mr. Brennan was Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority; Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the University of Notre Dame; Chairman of the Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program; and Founding Trustee of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia. Mr. Brennan is a former Chairman of the Financial Accounting Foundation, an overseer of financial accounting and reporting standard-setting boards. Previously, he served as a member of the board of directors of General Electric Company and LPL Financial Holdings, Inc. Mr. Brennan received his Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College and his Master of Business Administration from Harvard University.