Joseph A. Ripp , , , Executive Chairman

Joseph A. Ripp became Executive Chairman of Time Inc. in September 2016. In this role, Ripp leads the Board of Directors, sets the agenda for Time Inc.’s governance and consults the executive team on various projects.

Ripp previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Time Inc. since September 2013. During his tenure as CEO, he laid the foundation for Time Inc.’s transition into a multimedia company, including the relocation of Time Inc.’s headquarters to Lower Manhattan. Ripp modernized Time Inc.’s digital advertising capabilities by acquiring the data-targeting company Viant and launching The Foundry, Time Inc.’s state-of-the-art creative lab and content studio. He also placed Time Inc. at the forefront of the digital transformation by investing heavily in video production, tapping into millennial audiences through new editorial verticals and expanding iconic brand events, such as the Essence Festival and the Time 100.

A former top Time Inc. and Time Warner executive, Ripp spent many years at the intersection of digital, advertising and publishing. Prior to returning to Time Inc., he was the Chief Executive Officer of OneSource Information Services, Inc., a digitally focused marketing and information services platform that provides online business information and sales intelligence solutions.

Ripp began his media career at Time Inc. in 1985 and held several executive-level positions there and at Time Warner over the course of nearly 20 years. Ripp first joined Time Inc. as Assistant Comptroller and was elevated to Senior Vice President, CFO and Treasurer of Time Inc. in 1993. Ripp was Executive Vice President and CFO of Time Warner Inc. from 1999 to 2001, when he became CFO of America Online. In 2002, Ripp was named Vice Chairman of America Online where he oversaw advertising, technology, operations, marketing, human resources and legal until he left the company in 2004.

After leaving Time Warner in 2004, Ripp was President and COO of Dendrite International, a leading provider of sales, marketing, clinical and compliance solutions for the global pharmaceutical industry. From 2008 until 2010, he served as Chairman of Journal Register Co., owner of more than 50 newspapers and over 350 multi-platform products. In 2010, Ripp entered into a partnership with GTCR, a leading private equity firm, to form Cannondale Investments. In 2012, GTCR and Cannondale Investments acquired OneSource Information Services, Inc. and Ripp became its CEO.

Ripp was a member of the Board of Directors of Greenfield Online until it was sold to Microsoft in 2007. He has also served on the boards of Whittle Communications and American Express Publishing. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Manhattan College and the Board of Directors of the Advertising Educational Foundation. He also serves as Vice Chairman Lighthouse Guild in NY and an Emeritus Director of the Ad Council.

Ripp holds an M.B.A. from the Bernard M. Baruch College of the City University of New York and a Bachelor of Arts from Manhattan College.

Rich Battista , , , President and Chief Executive Officer

Rich Battista became President and Chief Executive Officer of Time Inc. in September 2016. Time Inc. is one of the largest media companies in the world. Its influential brands—such as Time, People, Sports Illustrated, InStyle and Real Simple—reach more than 150 million people each month across multiple platforms. Time Inc. UK is one of the largest publishers in the UK.

Most recently, Rich served as Executive Vice President, Time Inc. and President, Brands, where he was the primary steward of Time Inc.’s US brand portfolio, overseeing operations and strategy, brand development, editorial, video, brand marketing and public relations. He joined Time Inc. in April 2015 as EVP and President of PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly. In January 2016, he expanded his role, becoming President, Entertainment & Sports and Video.

At the company, Rich has led initiatives to strategically extend the company’s core brands into areas such as video, television, experiential, social and e-commerce, transitioning Time Inc. into a multi-media, multi-platform enterprise. He has built new revenue streams and assets through brand development, acquisitions, investments and strategic partnerships.

In Rich’s tenure at the company, he has led the launch of Time Inc.’s first OTT network, the People/Entertainment Weekly Network, a free advertiser-supported streaming video service. He oversaw the formation of the content and digital ad sales alliance between Sports Illustrated and Fox Sports Digital, which aligns the brands’ properties into a premium digital sports network, creating significant market scale. He also oversaw the launch of Instant, a groundbreaking mobile, all-video platform about and by “The New Famous,” the People Shop e-commerce website and various television projects including the People’s List on ABC and People Magazine investigates on Discovery ID. In experiential, Entertainment Weekly launched two new live event franchises, PopFest and ConX and Sports Illustrated launched the Fashionable 50 event and expanded its Swimsuit franchise to the Summer of Swim festival. Rich also spearheaded the acquisition of HelloGiggles, a mobile and social-first millennial women’s brand.

A 25-year veteran of the entertainment and media industry, Rich has significant experience in launching, building and managing large-scale businesses across various media platforms, both traditional and digital, and at various stages of development. Prior to joining Time Inc., he served as CEO of Mandalay Sports Media, where he led the media and content enterprise by creating, acquiring and investing in businesses and assets across the sports media landscape.

During a period of more than 18 years, Rich held numerous senior management roles at Fox, where he was integral in conceiving of, building and operating its significant portfolio of leading cable networks. As President of Fox's National Cable Networks, he oversaw the multi-billion-dollar portfolio of entertainment and sports networks, including FX, National Geographic Channel, Speed Channel and Fox Deportes. His prior roles included Executive Vice President, Business Development and Strategy for Fox Entertainment Group; Executive Vice President, Fox Television; and Executive Vice President of Fox Sports International.

As CEO of the publicly traded Gemstar-TV Guide International from 2004 to 2008, Rich was the chief architect of the company’s turnaround, which included the revitalization of TV Guide magazine, TV Guide Network, TV Guide Online and other digital businesses. He directed the sale of the company for $2.3 billion in 2008.

Rich began his career as a financial analyst at investment bank Morgan Stanley. He earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and graduated cum laude from Georgetown University, where he has served on the Board of Regents and is Founder and Chairman of the Georgetown Entertainment & Media Alliance, an alumni network of more than 4,500 entertainment and media professionals. In 2015, he was awarded Georgetown’s John Carroll Award, the University’s highest alumni honor.

Rich is based at Time Inc.’s New York headquarters. He is married and has twin sons.

David A. Bell , , , Chairman and CEO, Slipstream Communications, LLC; former co-Chairman and CEO of The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.

Committee: Chair, Compensation Committee

Mr. Bell brings over 40 years of advertising and marketing industry experience to the Board, including serving as CEO of three of the largest companies in the industry–Bozell Worldwide, True North Communications and The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. Since 2007, Mr. Bell has led Slipstream Communications, which is an international company providing strategic branding, digital marketing, and public relations services and served as a Senior Advisor to Google Inc. from 2006 to 2009. He is currently a Senior Advisor to AOL and has been an Operating Advisor at Pegasus Capital Advisors LP since 2004.

Mr. Bell currently holds positions on early-stage company boards including Double Verify, Your Tango, Resonate Networks, Appinions and Dstillery. He has also served on the boards of multiple publicly-traded companies, including President and CEO of The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. from 2003 to 2005 and Director of PRIMEDIA Inc. from 2001 to 2010.

John M. Fahey, Lead Independent Director , , , Non-Executive Chairman and former CEO, National Geographic Society

Committees: Audit and Finance Committee, Nominating and Governance Committee

Mr. Fahey is the former Chairman of National Geographic Society, a non-profit scientific and educational organization, until he retired in February 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Fahey served as its Chief Executive Officer from 1998 to 2013 and as its President from 1998 to 2010. During his tenure as President and Chief Executive Officer of National Geographic Society, he led its entry into cable television (now available in 171 countries), the expansion of its magazine (now published in English and 39 local-language editions), and the extension of National Geographic content into digital media. Mr. Fahey joined the National Geographic family in 1996. Prior to that, he was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Time Life Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Time Warner Inc., for seven years. Earlier, Mr. Fahey worked for Home Box Office, where he was instrumental in the startup of CINEMAX, and was a circulation manager for TIME magazine.

Mr. Fahey serves as a Member of the Smithsonian Board of Regents, a six-year term he was appointed to by President Obama in February 2014. He also serves on the Boards of Johnson Outdoors Inc. and Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc.

Manuel A. Fernandez , , , Former Executive Chairman, Sysco Corporation; former Chairman, President and CEO of Gartner, Inc.

Committees: Chair, Nominating and Governance Committee, Audit and Finance Committee

Mr. Fernandez served on the Board of Sysco Corporation, a global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products, for seven years, holding the titles of Executive Chairman (to which he was appointed in 2012) and Non-Executive Chairman of the Board (to which he was appointed in 2009) until his retirement in November 2013. Contemporaneous with his tenure at Sysco, he held the positions of Managing Partner of SI Ventures, LLC, a venture capital partnership focusing on information technology and communications infrastructure companies that enable e-business, since 2000; Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Gartner, Inc., a leading information technology research and consulting company, from 1989 until 2000; and President and Chief Executive Officer of three technology-driven companies: Dataquest, Inc., Gavilan Computer Corporation and Zilog Incorporated.

Mr. Fernandez has served on the Board of Directors of Flowers Foods since 2005 and on the Board of Directors of Brunswick Corporation as Lead Director since 1997. He is a former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the University of Florida.

Dennis J. FitzSimons , , , Chairman, Robert R. McCormick Foundation; former Chairman and CEO, Tribune Company

Committees: Audit and Finance Committee, Compensation Committee

Mr. FitzSimons has served as Chairman of the Chicago-based Robert R. McCormick Foundation, a charitable organization with extensive assets since 2004. Prior to that, Mr. FitzSimons was the Chief Executive Officer of Tribune Company from 2003 to 2007 and Chairman from 2004 to 2007, stepping down upon completing the sale of the company. Mr. FitzSimons began his 25-year career at Tribune in 1982, spending his first 17 years in the broadcast division in positions of increasing responsibility, including General Manager of WGN-TV, Chicago, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Tribune Broadcasting. He was appointed Executive Vice President of Tribune Company in January 2000, with responsibility for the company’s broadcasting, publishing and digital groups, as well as the Chicago Cubs. He was elected to the Tribune Company Board of Directors in 2000 and named President and Chief Operating Officer in July 2001 before becoming Chairman and CEO in January 2003. He started his media career at Grey Advertising in New York.

Mr. FitzSimons serves as a Director of Media General, Inc. He is a Trustee of both Northwestern University and Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry. Mr. FitzSimons chaired the Media Security and Reliability Council for the U.S. Federal Communications Commission from 2002 to 2004 and served as a Director of The Associated Press from 2004 to 2007.

Betsy D. Holden , , , Senior Advisor, McKinsey & Company LLC; former co-CEO, Kraft Foods, Inc

Committees: Audit and Finance Committee, Compensation Committee

Ms. Holden has been a Senior Advisor to McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm, since April 2007, working with clients on strategy, marketing and board effectiveness initiatives. From 2001 to 2003 she was co-Chief Executive Officer of Kraft Foods and from 2000 to 2003 she was Chief Executive Officer of Kraft Foods North America. In addition, at Kraft, she held the positions of President, Global Marketing and Category Development and Executive Vice President, with oversight of operations, IT, procurement, research and development, marketing services, as well as multiple business unit President and line management assignments. Ms. Holden began her career at General Foods in 1982.

Ms. Holden serves on the Boards of Diageo plc, Western Union Holdings, Inc., and Catamaran Corporation. Previously, Ms. Holden also served on the Boards of Tribune and Media Bank.

Kay Koplovitz , , , Chairman and CEO, Koplovitz & Company LLC; founder and former Chairman and CEO, USA Networks

Committees: Compensation Committee, Nominating and Governance Committee

Ms. Koplovitz founded, built and led highly successful USA Networks as Chairman and CEO for 21 years as the first advertiser-supported basic cable network before stepping down in 1998. Since then, she has simultaneously run Koplovitz & Company, a media advisory and investment firm 4 specializing in marketing and growth strategies for early to late-stage companies, and Springboard Enterprises, dedicated to building high-growth technology oriented companies led by women.

Ms. Koplovitz serves on the Boards of CA Technologies, Inc., and ION Media Networks.

Ronald S. Rolfe , , , Former Partner, Litigation, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Committee: Chair, Audit and Finance Committee, Nominating and Governance Committee

Mr. Rolfe is a retired Partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, LLP, a premier law firm in the United States, where he practiced until he retired as a Partner on December 31, 2010. Mr. Rolfe’s practice spanned the world and included corporate governance, securities, antitrust, and commercial litigation and arbitration for U.S. and international clients. Mr. Rolfe began as an Associate with Cravath in 1970 and became Partner in 1977. He also served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Marvin E. Frankel, U.S. District Court Judge in the Southern District of New York, in 1969.

Since 2013, Mr. Rolfe has served on the Board of Directors of Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation and Berry Plastics Group, Inc. Mr. Rolfe has also served on the Board of Reynolds American Inc. since 2014.

Sir Howard Stringer , , , Former Chairman, President and CEO, Sony Corporation

Committees: Compensation Committee, Nominating and Governance Committee

Sir Howard Stringer served as Chairman, President and CEO of Sony Corporation, a multinational conglomerate corporation with a diversified business primarily focused on the electronics, game, entertainment and financial services sectors, from 2005 until 2012, when he became Chairman of the Board of Directors. He retired from that position in June 2013. He joined Sony in May 1997 and was named President and Group Executive of the Sony Corporation of America in 1998, responsible for Sony’s entertainment companies: Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony Music Entertainment, and Sony/ATV Music Publishing. Prior to that, Sir Howard had a distinguished 30-year career as a journalist, producer and executive at CBS Inc., where he won 11 individual Emmy awards. He was Executive Producer of the CBS Evening News from 1981 until 1986, President of CBS News from 1986 until 1988 and President of CBS from 1988 until 1995, where he was responsible for all broadcast activities, including entertainment, news, sports and its radio and television stations. Sir Howard serves as Director on the Executive Board of the BBC and the Board of Directors for TalkTalk Telecom Group PLC.

Michael P. Zeisser , , , Chairman, US Investments, Alibaba Group; former Senior Vice President, Liberty Interactive Corporation

Mr. Zeisser had been Chairman, US Investments, for Alibaba Group, one of the largest internet companies in the world, since October 2013 and oversees an investment team in the US that works with entrepreneurs focused on internet commerce and emerging technology. From 2003 to 2013, Mr. Zeisser was Senior Vice President of Liberty Interactive Corporation (formerly known as Liberty Media Corporation), where he led the company’s strategies in digital media and Internet commerce. Prior to joining Liberty Media, Mr. Zeisser was a partner at McKinsey & Company in New York from 1996 to 2003, where he co-founded and led McKinsey’s Internet Practice.

Mr. Zeisser currently serves on the boards of XO Group, Inc. and Shutterfly, Inc. He previously served on the boards of TripAdvisor, Inc. and IAC/Interactive Corp. Mr. Zeisser is a member of the Media Advisory Group of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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