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Ramon de Oliveira, Chairman of the Board

Mr. de Oliveira has been a director since April 2018 and Chairman of the Board since March 2019. Mr. de Oliveira has been a member of AXA’s Board of Directors since April 2010, and from April 2009 to May 2010, he was a member of AXA’s Supervisory Board. Mr. de Oliveira’s current term of service on AXA’s Supervisory Board expires in 2020. He is also currently a member of the Board of Directors of AllianceBernstein Corporation since May 2017. He is a founder 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. Starting in 1977, he spent 24 years at JP Morgan & Co. where he founded and led J.P. Morgan Global Equities and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of JP Morgan Investment Management and Private Bank. He 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. Previously, he served as a director of JP Morgan Suisse, American Century Company, Inc., SunGard Data Systems, JACCAR Holdings and The Hartford Insurance Company. Mr. de Oliveira is a director of AXA Equitable Life since March 2019 and as a director of MLOA since March 2019; prior thereto; from May 2011 to May 2018.

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

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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 Chief Executive Officer of AXA Equitable Life since February 2011. Prior to his current role, Mr. Pearson served from 2008 to 2011 as the President and CEO of AXA Japan. He joined AXA in 1995 with the acquisition of National Mutual Holdings and was appointed Regional Chief Executive of AXA Asia Life in 2001. Mr. Pearson holds several board positions within the AXA Equitable Holdings family of companies, including AXA Equitable Life, MONY America and AllianceBernstein Corporation. Before joining the AXA family, Mr. Pearson spent 20 years in the insurance sector, assuming senior management positions at Hill Samuel, Schroders, National Mutual Holdings and Friends Provident.

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

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Thomas Buberl, Director

Mr. Buberl has been a director since September 2016 and was Chairman of the Board from November 2017 to March 2019. 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 Equitable Holdings, Inc. since September 2016 and a director of 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 (retiring end of 2019). 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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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 Equitable Life and MONY America since September 2015, AllianceBernstein Corporation since May 2017 and CME Group, Inc. since May 2019. 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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Kristi A. Matus, Director

Ms. Matus has been a director since March 2019. She has been a director of AXA Equitable since September 2015. From July 2014 to May 2016, Ms. Matus served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial & Administrative Officer of athenahealth, Inc. (“athenahealth”). Prior to joining athenahealth, Ms. Matus served as Executive Vice President and Head of Government Services of Aetna, Inc. (“Aetna”) from February 2012 to July 2013. Prior to Aetna, she held several senior leadership roles at United Services Automobile Association (“USAA”), including Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2008 to 2012. She began her career at the Aid Association for Lutherans, where she held various financial and operational roles for over a decade. Ms. Matus is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Tru Optik Data Corp. (“Tru Optik”), and was a member of the Board of Directors of Jordan Health Services, Inc. (“Jordan Health”) from November 2016 to December 2018. She is an Executive Advisor for Thomas H. Lee Partners L.P since October 2017. Ms. Matus is also a director of MONY America since March 2019 and, effective July 2019, a director of AllianceBernstein Corporation.

Ms. Matus will bring to the Board extensive insurance industry and management expertise, finance, corporate governance and key leadership skills developed through roles at athenahealth, Aetna and USAA, and experience as a director of Tru Optik and Jordan Health.

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Bertram L. Scott, Director

Mr. Scott has been a director since March 2019. Mr. Scott served as Senior Vice President of population health of Novant Health, Inc. from February 2015 to May 2019. From November 2012 through December 2014, Mr. Scott served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Affinity Health Plan. From June 2010 to December 2011, Mr. Scott served as President, U.S. Commercial of CIGNA Corporation. Prior thereto, he served as Executive Vice President of TIAA-CREF from 2000 to June 2010 and as President and Chief Executive Officer of TIAA-CREF Life Insurance Company from 2000 to 2007. Mr. Scott is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Becton, Dickinson and Company and Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Mr. Scott is also a director of MONY America since May 2012, and a director of AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company since March 2019.

Mr. Scott will bring to the Board expertise as an audit committee financial expert, and strong strategic and operational expertise acquired through the variety of executive roles, including insurance industry and financial services experience; and experience as a board member of public companies.

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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 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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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. and Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd. Mr. Stonehill is a member of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Boerse AG and 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 Equitable Life since November 2017 and a director of MLOA since March 2019.

Mr. Stonehill will bring to the Board expertise as an audit committee financial expert; expertise and distinguished track record of success in the financial services industry and over 40 years’ experience in energy markets, investment banking and capital markets; and experience as a board member of other public companies.