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Stephen J. Hadley
Principal, RiceHadleyGates LLC
U.S. Institute of Peace

Mr. Hadley has been a director of the Company since 2009. He is currently a Principal in RiceHadleyGates LLC and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the U.S. Institute of Peace. He served as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (National Security Advisor) from 2005 to 2009. During his tenure, Mr. Hadley served as the principal White House foreign policy advisor to President George W. Bush, directed the National Security Council staff and managed the interagency national security policy development and execution process. Prior to serving as the President's National Security Advisor, Mr. Hadley served as Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor from 2001 to 2005. He has also served as Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy (1989-1993) and Counsel to the Special Review Board established by President Reagan in 1987 to inquire into arms sales to Iran (the Tower Commission). Mr. Hadley has been a partner with the law firm of Shea and Gardner (1993-2001). Currently, Mr. Hadley is also on the Board of Directors of The Bessemer Group, Incorporated (including service on its Compensation Committee and its Audit Committee); Bessemer Securities Corporation (including service on its Audit Committee and its Asset Allocation Committee); and certain related entities (all privately held financial services companies). Mr. Hadley also serves as Director (and member of the Executive Committee) of the Atlantic Council of the United States, as a member of the Board of Managers of the John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, as a member of the U.S. Secretary of State’s Foreign Affairs Policy Board, as Chairman of the Advisory Board of the RAND Center for Middle East Public Policy, and as a member of Yale University’s Kissinger Papers Advisory Board.