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Christopher J. Swift, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer, The Hartford

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Director since July 2014
Board Committees: Finance, Investment and Risk Management Committee

Christopher J. Swift is chairman and chief executive officer of The Hartford, a national leader in property & casualty insurance (P&C), group benefits and mutual funds, founded in 1810. He is responsible for the company's strategy and growth, capital allocation, performance, culture and leadership. Swift leads the company at a time of unprecedented technological innovation and continues to sharpen The Hartford's competitive advantages through the use of data, analytics and digital technology to meet the needs of consumers today and in the future.

As CEO, Swift has focused on expanding the company's capabilities and geographic reach through organic growth and strategic investments, including the purchase of Aetna's U.S. group life and disability business, in 2019. He also completed the company's exit from the run-off life and annuity business, providing greater financial flexibility, and improving The Hartford's ROE and earnings growth profile.

Swift joined The Hartford in March 2010 as executive vice president and chief financial officer. In that position, Swift played a central role in the company’s strategic transformation to focus on the P&C, group benefits and mutual funds businesses, as well as strengthening the balance sheet through the sale of its individual life and retirement plans businesses, reducing debt and creating greater balance-sheet strength.

Previously, Swift held senior leadership and finance roles at American International Group (AIG). He began his career as a certified public accountant at KPMG LLP focused on financial services and was eventually appointed head of the Global Insurance Industry Practice.

Swift earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Marquette University, where he is also a trustee. As a long-time supporter of diversity and inclusion (D&I), Swift has spoken out about the need for diverse, inclusive workplaces in the insurance industry and publicly committed the company and himself to D&I initiatives, such as CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion and the UK Inclusive Insurance Pledge. He is on the executive committee and the board of directors of the American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA). He is also a member of the Business Council, Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy, Council on Foreign Relations, Geneva Association, and the U.S. Department of Treasury's Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance.

Robert B. Allardice III, Retired Regional Chief Executive Officer, North and South America, Deutsche Bank Americas Holding Corporation

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Director since September 2008
Board Committees: Audit Committee; Finance, Investment and Risk Management Committee (Chairman)

Mr. Allardice is a retired regional chief executive officer of Deutsche Bank Americas Holding Corporation, North and South America. He began his financial services career at Morgan Stanley & Co., Inc., where he spent nearly 20 years in positions of increasing responsibility. He co-founded the company's Merger Arbitrage Department and later became chief operating officer of the Equity Department. He was also a founding member of Morgan Stanley's Finance Committee. Following Morgan Stanley, he was a consultant to Smith Barney, and later with Deutsche Bank Americas Holding Corporation, where he held the positions of regional chief executive officer, North and South America, and of advisory director, among other posts. Mr. Allardice is a member of the Boards of Directors of Ellington Residential REIT and Gas Log Partners.

Mr. Allardice has over thirty-five years of experience in the financial services industry, including at the senior executive officer level. As a senior leader at multiple complex financial institutions, Mr. Allardice demonstrated skills in key management disciplines that are relevant to the oversight of the Company's business, including strategic planning, risk management, finance and financial reporting. Mr. Allardice's experience interfacing with regulators and establishing governance frameworks acquired through his years of service in the industry is relevant to the oversight of the Company's highly regulated businesses. Further, his experience leading capital markets-based businesses is relevant to the oversight of the Company's HIMCO and corporate finance activities.

Carlos Dominguez, President and Chief Operating Officer, Sprinklr

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Director since February 2018
Board Committees: Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee; Finance, Investment and Risk Management Committee

Mr. Dominguez is president and chief operating officer of Sprinklr, a global, social-media-management company. Previously, he spent 22 years in a variety of roles at Cisco Systems, Inc., including establishing the New York office for Cisco and leading the efforts to enter strategic markets such as financial services, media and pharmaceuticals. In addition, he led the Service Provider vertical for Cisco, and for 7 years, he served as a technology representative for the chairman and CEO of Cisco. In this role, Mr. Dominguez engaged with senior executives in the Fortune 500 and government leaders worldwide, sharing insights on how to leverage technology to enhance and transform their business. Mr. Dominguez led the creation and implementation of Cisco’s Innovation Academy that delivered innovation content to Cisco employees globally. Before his time at Cisco, he held management positions at Timeplex, Inc., and New Jersey Bell/Bell Atlanticom. Mr. Dominguez serves on the boards of directors for Medidata Solutions, Inc., and Sprinklr.

Mr. Dominguez brings to the Board extensive and relevant digital expertise as the company focuses on data analytics and digital capabilities to continuously improve the way it operates and delivers value to customers.

Trevor Fetter, Lead Director, The Hartford; Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Tenet Healthcare Corporation

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Director since January 2007
Board Committees: Compensation and Management Development Committee; Finance, Investment and Risk Management Committee

Mr. Fetter served as President of Tenet Healthcare Corporation effective November 2002, was appointed chief executive officer in September 2003 and chairman in May 2015. He served as CEO and Chairman of Tenet Healthcare until October 2017. From March 2000 to November 2002, Mr. Fetter served as chairman and chief executive officer of Broadlane, Inc., a provider of technology solutions for the healthcare industry. From 1995 to 2000, Mr. Fetter served as chief financial officer of Tenet Healthcare. He currently serves on the Board of Dean’s Advisors of the Harvard Business School.

As the chief executive officer of a publicly-traded healthcare company, Mr. Fetter has demonstrated his ability to lead the management and operations of a complex, highly regulated organization. Mr. Fetter's experience has equipped him with skills and disciplines that are important to the oversight of the Company's business, including strategic planning, operational and risk management, regulatory affairs, leadership development and corporate governance. As the chief financial officer of a publicly-traded company, Mr. Fetter also gained experience in corporate finance, financial reporting and the capital markets, all of which are relevant to the oversight of the Company's operations and corporate finance activities.

Kathryn Mikells, Chief Financial Officer and Director, Diageo plc

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Director since October 2010
Board Committees: Audit Committee; Finance, Investment and Risk Management Committee

Ms. Mikells is the Chief Financial Officer and a member of the board of directors of Diageo plc, a position she has held since November 2015. Previously, Ms. Mikells served as Chief Financial Officer of Xerox Corporation from May 2013 to November 2015, ADT Security Services from April 2012 to May 2013 and Nalco Company from October 2010 to December 2011.

From 1994 to October 2010, Ms. Mikells served in roles of increasing responsibility for UAL Corporation, the parent company of United Airlines, including Vice President of Investor Relations for United, Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis, Vice President and Treasurer, Vice President of Corporate Real Estate, Director of Corporate Planning and Chief Financial Officer of Mileage Plus. Most recently, Ms. Mikells served as UAL Corporation's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, positions she was appointed to in July 2009 and named to in August 2008, respectively.

Ms. Mikells has demonstrated the ability to lead the financial management of multi-national, complex organizations. Her extensive experience as a senior leader in corporate finance has provided her with skills in key management disciplines that are relevant to the oversight of the Company's business, including strategic planning, financial reporting, capital markets, investor relations, regulatory affairs, talent development and risk management.

Michael G. Morris, Retired Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Electric Power Company, Inc.

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Director since March 2004
Board Committees: Audit Committee; Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee; Finance, Investment and Risk Management Committee

Mr. Morris served as President and Chief Executive Officer of American Electric Power Company, Inc. ("AEP") from 2004 to 2011. He served as Chairman of AEP from February 2004 until December 2013. He previously was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Northeast Utilities from August 1997 to December 2003. Mr. Morris is a member of the Boards of Directors of Alcoa, Inc., L Brands, Inc. and Spectra Energy Partners. Mr. Morris also served as a director of Cincinnati Bell from 2003 to 2008 and Nuclear Electric Insurance Ltd. from 2002-2011.

Mr. Morris has extensive operational and management experience acquired through his service as the chief executive officer of multiple publicly-traded companies in the highly regulated energy industry. As a senior leader responsible for the management of complex business operations, Mr. Morris has experience in areas that are relevant to the oversight of the Company's business, including strategic planning, risk management, regulatory affairs, leadership development and corporate governance. Further, he has served on the Board of Directors of several publicly-traded companies where he has acquired experience in overseeing complex operations.

Julie G. Richardson, Former Partner, Providence Equity Partners

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Director since January 2014
Board Committees: Audit Committee (Chairman); Finance, Investment and Risk Management Committee

Ms. Richardson is a former partner of Providence Equity Partners, a leading global private equity firm specializing in equity investments in media, communications, education and information companies around the world. Prior to becoming a senior advisor in 2012, she was a partner and head of the firm’s New York Office from where she also led the firm’s global communications investment practice. Ms. Richardson is a member of the Board of Directors of VEREIT, Inc.; YEXT, Inc.; and UBS Group AG. From 2016 until 2018, Ms. Richardson served as a member of the Board of Directors of Arconic, Inc. Before joining Providence in 2003, Ms. Richardson served as vice chairman of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.’s investment banking division and head of its telecommunications, media and technology group. Earlier in her career, Ms. Richardson was a managing director at Merrill Lynch & Co.

With over 25 years of financial services experience as a banker and investment professional at some of the world’s largest financial services firms, Ms. Richardson has demonstrated skills in key management disciplines that are relevant to the oversight of the Company’s business, including capital markets, finance and operational expertise.

Teresa Wynn Roseborough, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, The Home Depot

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Director since April 2015
Board Committees: Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee; Finance, Investment and Risk Management Committee; Compensation and Management Development Committee

Ms. Roseborough currently serves as executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of The Home Depot. Previously, she held several legal positions at MetLife, including senior chief counsel and deputy general counsel. Prior to joining MetLife, Ms. Roseborough was a partner with the law firm Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP and a deputy assistant attorney general for the U.S. Department of Justice. She also served as a law clerk for Justice John Paul Stevens of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Ms. Roseborough brings significant business, regulatory, compliance, risk management and corporate governance expertise to The Hartford’s board of directors. Her insurance background and government experience position her well to advise the board and management team on strategic, risk management and regulatory matters, strengthening The Hartford’s ability to innovate and grow its businesses while delivering value for shareholders.

Virginia P. Ruesterholz, Retired Executive Vice President, Verizon Communications

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Director since May 2013
Board Committees: Compensation and Management Development Committee (Chairman); Finance, Investment and Risk Management Committee; Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

Virginia P. Ruesterholz was the Executive Vice President of Verizon Communications, responsible for overseeing key strategic initiatives, a position she assumed on Jan. 1, 2012 and held until her retirement in July 2012. From 2009 to 2011, she served as President of the former Verizon Services Operations (VSO), a $10 billion global shared-services business group with over 25,000 employees that operated Verizon’s wireline network as well as the finance operations, real estate and supply chain services that supported all Verizon companies. Ms. Ruesterholz joined New York Telephone as a manager in 1984. During her twenty-eight year career, she served in positions of increasing responsibility including serving as President of Verizon Telecom, where she was responsible for sales, customer service, operations and IT for the consumer, general business and domestic wholesale markets and President of Verizon Partner Solutions responsible for Verizon’s wholesale business. She is Chair of both the Board of Trustees and the Academic Affairs Committee at Stevens Institute of Technology.

Ms. Ruesterholz’s extensive senior leadership experience at Verizon, a global and highly regulated organization, positions her well to advise the Board and senior management on a wide range of strategic, operational and financial matters. She is able to provide insights into many aspects of the Company’s business including sales, customer service, operational and risk management, and information technology, all essential to the Company’s growth strategy. Ms. Ruesterholz also brings to the Board substantial financial expertise acquired through her role as President of various divisions within Verizon and most recently as Chair of the Finance Committee and Member of the Audit Committee at Stevens Institute of Technology.

Greig Woodring, Retired President and Chief Executive Officer, Reinsurance Group of America, Inc

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Director since December 2017
Board Committees: Audit; Finance, Investment and Risk Management Committee

Mr. Woodring served as president and chief executive officer of Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (RGA) from 1993 until his retirement in December 2016. During his tenure, RGA grew to become one of the world’s leading life reinsurers, with offices in 26 countries and annual revenues of more than $10 billion. Mr. Woodring serves as chairman of Wamberg Genomics Advisors, as well as the International Insurance Society, and is a fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.

Mr. Woodring brings significant and valuable insurance industry and leadership experience to the Board, demonstrated in his more than two decades leading RGA, a leading life reinsurer with global operations. Mr. Woodring has demonstrated skills in areas that are relevant to the oversight of the company, including risk management, finance, and operational expertise.