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John M. Fahey , , , Non-Executive Chairman

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.

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.

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BOARD COMMITTEES

The Board of Directors has three standing committees: The Audit and Finance Committee, the Compensation Committee, and the Nominating and Governance Committee. Each committee is composed entirely of independent Directors.

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Stockholders and other interested parties who wish to communicate with the Board, any of the Board Committees or any of the individual non-employee directors may do so by addressing such communications or concerns to the Corporate Secretary of the Company, 225 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10281, who will forward such communications to the appropriate party. Such communications may be done confidentially or anonymously. All communications that relate to matters that are within the scope of the responsibilities of the Board and its Committees will be forwarded to the intended recipients. Communications that relate to ordinary business matters that are not within the scope of the Board’s responsibilities, such as customer complaints, will be sent to the appropriate contact person within the Company. Solicitations, junk mail and obviously frivolous or inappropriate communications will not be forwarded, but will be made available to any non-management director who wishes to review them.

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