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RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd.
Chief Executive Officer, President
RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd.
Retired Chief Administrative Officer
David C. Bushnell has served as a director of RenaissanceRe since May 2008. Mr. Bushnell is a Class I director. Mr. Bushnell has served as the principal of Bushnell Consulting, a financial services consulting firm, since January 2008. He retired from Citigroup Inc. (“Citigroup”) in December 2007, after 22 years of service. He served as the Senior Risk Officer of Citigroup from 2003 through December 2007 and as Chief Administrative Officer from September 2007 through December 2007. Following his retirement from Citigroup, he served as a consultant to Citigroup until December 31, 2008. Previously, Mr. Bushnell worked for Salomon Smith Barney Inc. (later acquired by Citigroup) and its predecessors in a variety of positions, including as a managing director and Chief Risk Officer. In May 2011, Mr. Bushnell was appointed to the Board of Directors of Bank of Virginia, a publicly held company which is majority owned by Cordia Bancorp.
Harbour International Trust Company Limited
James L. Gibbons has served as one of our directors since May 2008. Mr. Gibbons is a Class I director. Mr. Gibbons is a Bermudian citizen who is Chairman of Harbour International Trust Company Limited and is the Treasurer of Edmund Gibbons Limited. Mr. Gibbons also serves as a Director of CAPITAL G Bank Limited, a Bermuda-based financial services organization, as well as President of Bermuda Air Conditioning Limited. In June 2013, Mr. Gibbons was elected as a member of the Board of Directors of Nordic American Tankers Limited, a publicly held company. Formerly, Mr. Gibbons served as Chairman of CAPITAL G Limited from 1999 to 2013.
Former Group Chief Underwriting Officer
Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd.
Brian G. J. Gray has served as a director of RenaissanceRe since May 2013. Mr. Gray is a Class II director. From September 2008 until his retirement in April 2012, Mr. Gray served as Group Chief Underwriting Officer of Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd. (“Swiss Re”) and was a member of Swiss Re’s Group Executive Committee. From September 2005 through September 2008 he was a member of the Group Executive Board, responsible for underwriting Property and Specialty Product Lines on a global basis for Swiss Re. Mr. Gray joined Swiss Re in Canada in 1985, and served in a variety of roles, including President and Chief Executive Officer of Swiss Re Canada from 2001 to 2005 and Senior Vice President of Swiss Re Canada from 1997 to 2001.
Founder and Managing Director
Hagerty Peterson & Company LLC
Bill Hagerty joined RenaissanceRe as a Class II director in May 2015. Mr. Hagerty is founder and Managing Director of Hagerty Peterson & Company LLC (Hagerty Peterson), a position he returned to in January 2015 after serving four years as Tennessee’s Commissioner of Economic and Community Development and as a member of the Governor’s Cabinet. Mr. Hagerty first founded Hagerty Peterson in 1996 and served as Managing Director there until 2011. In addition to his leadership of Hagerty Peterson, he also served as the Vice Chairman of National Electronics Warranty Corporation (now NEW Asurion Corporation). Previously, Mr. Hagerty was affiliated with Trident Capital, L.P., a private equity investment firm based in Chicago. From 1991 to 1993 he served as a member of the White House Staff, including in the position of Chief Economist for the President’s Council on Competitiveness. He has also served on a number of public and private boards of directors, including Sound Advice Inc. (NASDAQ:SUND) from 1998 to 2001; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Inc. (NASDAQ:HMHC) from 2010 to 2012; and, since December 2010, with R.J. O’Brien Inc., an independent futures brokerage and clearing firm).
Jean D. Hamilton has served as a director of RenaissanceRe since June 2005. Ms. Hamilton is a Class I director. Ms. Hamilton is an independent consultant/private investor and a Member of the Brock Capital Group LLC. Previously, she was Executive Vice President of Prudential Financial, Inc., serving as Chief Executive Officer of Prudential Institutional from November 1998 through November 2002. From 1988 through 1998, she held various positions with Prudential Financial, Inc., including President of the Prudential Diversified Group and President of the Prudential Capital Group. From 1971 to 1988, she held several positions with The First National Bank of Chicago, including Senior Vice President and Head of the Northeastern Corporate Banking Department. Ms. Hamilton is currently a Trustee of First Eagle Funds and First Eagle Variable Funds.
Henry Klehm, III has served as a director of RenaissanceRe since May 2006. Mr. Klehm is a Class III director. In February 2008, Mr. Klehm joined the law firm Jones Day as a partner in the firm’s Securities Litigation & SEC Enforcement Practice. From July 2002 to October 2007, he served as Global Head of Compliance for Deutsche Bank, AG. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, AG, he served as Chief Regulatory Officer and Deputy General Counsel at Prudential Financial from July 1999 through July 2002. Mr. Klehm joined the SEC in 1989, serving in various positions, including as Senior Associate Director of the Northeast Regional Office from 1996 until June 1999.
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Anthony M. Santomero has served as a director of RenaissanceRe since May 2008. Mr. Santomero is a Class I director. Mr. Santomero served as Senior Advisor at McKinsey & Company from July 2006 to January 2008. From July 2000 to April 2006, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. From 1972 to 2000, Mr. Santomero was the Richard K. Mellon Professor of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and held various positions there, including Director of the Financial Institutions Center and Deputy Dean. Mr. Santomero serves on the boards of Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, Citigroup and Citibank, N.A. and Columbia Funds. In addition, Mr. Santomero formerly served on the board of B of A Fund Series Trust, part of the Bank of America Funds platform until 2011.
Retired Chairman and CEO
Nicholas L. Trivisonno has served as a director of RenaissanceRe since May 2004. Mr. Trivisonno is a Class III director. Mr. Trivisonno was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ACNielsen Corporation from January 1996 through March 2001. From September 1995 through November 1996, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dun & Bradstreet Corporation. Previously, he had held several positions at GTE Corporation from November 1988 until July 1995, including Group President, Executive Vice President, Strategic Planning, Senior Vice President Finance, and Vice President and Controller. Mr. Trivisonno began his career as a certified public accountant with Arthur Andersen & Co. in 1968, became a partner in 1979 and was appointed a managing partner in 1986.
Retired Chairman and CEO
The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company
Edward J. Zore has served as a director of RenaissanceRe since August 2010. Mr. Zore is a Class III director. Mr. Zore served in a variety of capacities at The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, principally as Chairman (2009 to 2010), as Chief Executive Officer (2001 to 2010), and as President (2000 to 2009). He currently serves on the Northwestern Mutual Board of Trustees. Mr. Zore joined the Northwestern Mutual investment department in 1969, and also served as the company’s Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Investment Officer, and as a director of Northwestern Mutual Series Fund, Inc. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Manpower, Inc., and chairs its Audit Committee. Previously, Mr. Zore served as a director of Mason Street Funds from 2000 to 2007.