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Reuben Jeffery III

Reuben Jeffery III

Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Rockefeller & Co. and Rockefeller Financial Services, Inc.

Reuben Jeffery III has been a director of the Company since April 2020. Mr. Jeffery served as President and Chief Executive Officer and member of the board of Rockefeller & Co. and Rockefeller Financial Services, Inc. from 2010 to 2018. He previously served seven years in the U.S. government in a variety of positions, including as Under Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs; Chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission; and as Special Assistant to the President on the staff of the National Security Council (2002-2009). At Goldman, Sachs & Co., Mr. Jeffery was Managing Partner of the firm’s Paris office and of its European Financial Institutions Group in London. He began his career as a corporate attorney with Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. Currently, Mr. Jeffery serves as an independent director and chairman of the board of SMBC Americas Holdings, Inc. Mr. Jeffery is also chairman of the board of Riverstone Credit Opportunities Income Plc (RCOI) and a board member of CSE Insurance Group, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Covéa, a global insurer headquartered in France. He is also a board member of the Financial Services Volunteer Corps (FSVC), a not-for-profit that supports economic development by strengthening financial sectors in developing countries. Mr. Jeffery served as a non-executive director at Barclays Plc from 2010 to 2019. He received a B.A. in Political Science from Yale University and an M.B.A. and J.D. from Stanford University.