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Thomas Buberl, Chairman of the Board

Mr. Buberl has been a director since September 2016 and Chairman of the Board since November 2017. Mr. Buberl has served as Chief Executive Officer of AXA since September 2016. From March 2016 to August 2016, Mr. Buberl served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Directeur Général Adjoint) of AXA. Prior thereto, Mr. Buberl served as Chief Executive Officer of AXA Konzern AG (May 2012 to April 2016), Chief Executive Officer for the global business line for the Health Business (March 2015 to March 2016) and Chief Executive Officer for the global business line for the Life and Savings Business (January 2016 to March 2016). From November 2008 to April 2012, Mr. Buberl served as Chief Executive Officer for Switzerland of Zurich Financial Services (“Zurich”). Prior to joining Zurich, Mr. Buberl held various management positions with Boston Consulting Group (February 2000 to October 2005) and Winterthur Group (November 2005 to October 2008). Mr. Buberl has been a director of AXA Financial, AXA Equitable Life and MLOA since May 2016.

Mr. Buberl is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of AXA Leben AG (Switzerland), AXA Versicherungen AG (Switzerland), Chairman of the Supervisory Board of AXA Konzern AG (Germany) and Member of the Management Committee of AXA ASIA (France).

Mr. Buberl is also a member of the Supervisory Board of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA (Germany).

Mr. Buberl brings to the Board his extensive experience and key leadership skills developed through his service as an executive, including invaluable perspective as the Chief Executive Officer of AXA. The Board also benefits from his perspective as a member of AXA’s Management Committee.

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Gérald Harlin, Director

Gérald Harlin has been a director since September 2016, and was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from September 2016 to November 2017. Mr. Harlin has been AXA’s Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Directeur Général Adjoint) since December 1, 2017, Chief Financial Officer since 2010, a member of AXA’s Executive Committee since July 2008 and a member of AXA’s Management Committee since July 2016. He holds various directorships within AXA: Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of AXA China (France), Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Management Board of Vinci B.V. (the Netherlands), Chairman of the Board of Directors of AXA Holdings Belgium SA (Belgium) and AXA Mediterranean Holdings, S.A.U. (Spain), Chairman of AXA Oeuvres d’Art (France) and Lor Patrimoine (France) Chairman of the Management Committee of AXA ASIA (France) and a director or member of the Supervisory Board or member of the AXA Liabilities Managers (France) and AXA Real Estate Investment Managers (France). Mr. Harlin is also AXA’s permanent representative to the board of AXA Investment Managers (France). From 2003 to 2009, Mr. Harlin served as Executive Vice President, Finance & Control of AXA. From 1979 to 1990, Mr. Harlin held various positions with the Total Group. He was Head of Corporate Finance Department for North America, Mining & Chemical Subsidiaries from 1989 to 1990.

Mr. Harlin brings to the Board his extensive experience and key leadership skills developed through his service as an executive, including invaluable perspective as the Chief Financial Officer of AXA. The Board also benefits from his perspective as a member of AXA’s Management Committee.

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Mark Pearson, Director; President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Pearson has been a director since January 2011 and currently serves as our President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Pearson has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of AXA Financial since February 2011, has been a director of AXA Equitable Life since January 2011 and has been a member of the Executive Committee of AXA since 2008. From February 2011 through September 2013, Mr. Pearson served as AXA Equitable Life’s Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. From 2008 to 2011, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of AXA Japan Holding Co. Ltd. (“AXA Japan”). Mr. Pearson joined AXA in 1995 with the acquisition of National Mutual Holdings and was appointed Regional Chief Executive of AXA Asia Life in 2001. Before joining AXA, Mr. Pearson spent approximately 20 years in the insurance sector, assuming several senior manager positions at Hill Samuel, Schroders, National Mutual Holdings and Friends Provident. Mr. Pearson is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Council of Life Insurers. Mr. Pearson is also a director of AXA Financial (since January 2011), MONY America (since January 2011) and AllianceBernstein Corporation (since February 2011).

Mr. Pearson brings to the Board diverse financial services experience developed though his service as an executive, including as a Chief Executive Officer, to AXA Financial, AXA Japan and other AXA affiliates.

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George Stansfield, Director

Mr. Stansfield has been a director since November 2017. Since December 1, 2017, Mr. Stansfield has been Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Directeur Général Adjoint) of AXA, and since July 1, 2016, Mr. Stansfield has been Group General Secretary and a member of AXA’s Management Committee. Mr. Stansfield was previously Head of AXA’s Group Human Resources from 2010 to 2016 and was AXA’s Group General Counsel from 2004 to 2016. Prior to 2004, Mr. Stansfield was an attorney in the legal department of AXA Equitable Life for 11 years. Mr. Stansfield holds various directorships within AXA: Chairman of the Supervisory Board of AXA Liabilities Managers (France), GIE AXA (France) and Kamet (France), Chairman of the Management Committee of AXA Venture Partners (France) and director or Management Committee member of AXA ASIA (France) and AXA Life Insurance Co Ltd. (Japan). Mr. Stansfield is also AXA’s permanent representative to the board of AXA Millésimes Finance, Château Petit Village, Château Pichon Longueville, SCI de L’Arlot and Société Belle Hélène. Mr. Stansfield has also served as a director of AXA Equitable Life, AXA Financial and MLOA since May 2017. Mr. Stansfield is also a Trustee of the American Library of Paris, a non-profit organization and the largest English language lending library on the European mainland.

Mr. Stansfield brings to the Board his extensive experience and knowledge and key leadership skills developed through his service as an executive, including his experience as Group General Secretary and his perspective as a member of AXA’s Management Committee.

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Karima Silvent, Director

Mrs. Silvent has been a director since April 2018. Mrs. Silvent has served as HR Director of AXA France since July 2016 and Global Head of HR for AXA Group since November 2017. In April 2012, she joined GIE AXA as Global HR Business Partner for Chief Operating Office functions (Operations, IT, Marketing and Distribution) and, in September 2013, she was appointed Global HR Director in charge of workforce transformation, culture, employer brand and recruiting and also in charge of talent and executive career management for support functions professional families (Finance, Legal & Compliance, IT, Marketing & Distribution, Operations, HR and Communication). Prior to that, in 2007, Mrs. Silvent joined Korian, a private health group (clinics, retirement homes), first as Group HR Director and in 2011 as Chief Operating Officer for the French Business Line. Previously, in 2002, she was Deputy Human Resources Director at the French, state-owned Health Service (Hôpitaux de Paris), with approximately 90,000 employees. In 1997, Mrs. Silvent was Deputy and then Head of the National Fund for Employment the French Ministry of Employment and Health, where she worked on employment reforms as well as helped private companies implement HR policies.

Mrs. Silvent will bring to the Board her extensive experience, knowledge and key leadership skills, developed through her service in both the government and private sectors, in implementing and managing human resources and employment matters, including her experience as Global Head of HR for AXA Group and HR Director of AXA France.

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Bertrand Poupart-Lafarge, Director

Mr. Poupart-Lafarge has been a director since April 2018. Mr. Poupart-Lafarge was appointed Group Chief Financial Officer of AXA UK in September 2013, and, since April 2018, he has also acted as interim Chief Executive Officer of AXA UK. Mr. Poupart-Lafarge has been with AXA UK since September 2012 when he served as Deputy CFO (with responsibility for financial controls; planning, budgeting, reporting and tax; business intelligence; and finance projects). He also previously held the roles of Chief Investment Officer and Treasurer of AXA Equitable Inc. in New York and, prior to that, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of AXA Canada. He has also held various roles in AXA France in Paris since 1997.

Mr. Poupart-Lafarge will bring to the Board his extensive experience, knowledge and key leadership skills, developed through his service as an executive, including his experience as Group Chief Financial Officer of AXA UK.

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Daniel G. Kaye, Director

Mr. Kaye has been a director since April 2018. From January 2013 to May 2014, Mr. Kaye served as Interim Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of HealthEast Care System (“HealthEast”). Prior to joining HealthEast, Mr. Kaye spent 35 years with Ernst & Young LLP (“Ernst & Young”) from which he retired in 2012. Throughout his time at Ernst & Young, where he was an audit partner for 25 years, Mr. Kaye enjoyed a track record of increasing leadership and responsibilities, including serving as the New England Managing Partner and the Midwest Managing Partner of Assurance. Mr. Kaye was a member of the Board of Directors of Ferrellgas Partners L.P. (“Ferrellgas”) from August 2012 to November 2015 where he served on the Audit Committee and Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee (Chair). Mr. Kaye is a Certified Public Accountant and National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Board Leadership Fellow. Mr. Kaye is also a director of AXA Financial, AXA Equitable Life and MONY America since September 2015, AllianceBernstein Corporation since May 2017 and AXA Insurance Company since April 2017. Mr. Kaye currently serves as the Chairman of the Audit Committee of AllianceBernstein Corporation.

Mr. Kaye will bring to the Board invaluable expertise as an audit committee financial expert, and extensive financial services and insurance industry experience and his general knowledge and experience in financial matters developed through his roles at Ernst & Young and HealthEast. The Board will also benefit from his experience as a director of Ferrellgas, AllianceBernstein Corporation and AXA Insurance Company.

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Ramon de Oliveira, Director

Mr. de Oliveira has been a director since April 2018. Mr. de Oliveira has been a member of AXA’s Board of Directors since April 2010, where he serves on the Finance Committee (Chair) and Audit Committee, and from April 2009 to May 2010, he was a member of AXA’s Supervisory Board. He is currently the Managing Director of the consulting firm Investment Audit Practice, LLC, based in New York, NY. From 2002 to 2006, Mr. de Oliveira was an adjunct professor of Finance at Columbia University. Prior thereto, starting in 1977, he spent 24 years at JP Morgan & Co. where he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of JP Morgan Investment Management and was also a member of the firm’s Management Committee since its inception in 1995. Upon the merger with Chase Manhattan Bank in 2001, Mr. de Oliveira was the only executive from JP Morgan & Co. asked to join the Executive Committee of the new firm with operating responsibilities. Mr. de Oliveira is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Fonds de Dotation du Louvre. Previously he was a Director of JP Morgan Suisse, American Century Company, Inc., SunGard Data Systems, JACCAR Holdings and The Hartford Insurance Company. Mr. de Oliveira is also a director of AXA Financial, AXA Equitable Life and MONY America since May 2011 and AllianceBernstein Corporation since May 2017.

Mr. de Oliveira will bring to the Board extensive financial services experience, and key leadership and analytical skills developed through his roles within the financial services industry and academia. The Board also will benefit from his perspective as a director of AXA and as a former director of other companies.

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Charles G.T. Stonehill, Director

Mr. Stonehill has been a director since April 2018. Mr. Stonehill is Founding Partner of Green & Blue Advisors LLC. He also serves as nonexecutive Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Julius Baer Group Ltd. Mr. Stonehill is a member of the Board of Directors of CommonBond, LLC, and of PlayMagnus A/S. During his financial services career, Mr. Stonehill served as the Managing Director of Lazard Frères & Co., LLC, and global head of Lazard Capital Markets from 2002 to 2004. He served as Head of Investment Banking for the Americas of Credit Suisse First Boston from 1997 to 2002 and as Head of European Equities and Equity Capital Markets at Morgan Stanley & Co., Inc., from 1984 to 1997. Mr. Stonehill began his career at JP Morgan in the oil and gas investment banking group, where he worked from 1978 to 1984. Mr. Stonehill is also a director of AXA Financial, AXA Equitable Life and MONY America since November 2017.

Mr. Stonehill will bring to the Board his expertise and distinguished track record of success in the financial services industry and over 30 years’ experience in energy markets, investment banking and capital markets.