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Taconic Capital Advisors
Kenneth D. Brody is a co-founder of Taconic Capital Advisors, a multi-strategy, event-driven hedge fund, founded in 1999. He is primarily involved in management and risk control. Taconic currently manages approximately $7 billion and has offices in New York, London and Hong Kong.

Mr. Brody spent 20 years at Goldman, Sachs & Co. where he co-headed the firm’s long-term principal investing activities and was a general partner and member of the firm’s management committee. Mr. Brody served as President and Chairman of the Export-Import Bank of the United States from 1993 to early 1996. He formerly served as chair of the University of Maryland investment committee and on the Boards of Directors of Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, Alex Brown Incorporated, Federal Realty Investments Trust and Telerate Incorporated. Mr. Brody is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Mr. Brody received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering with high honors from the University of Maryland in 1964 and an M.B.A. with high distinction from Harvard Business School in 1971, where he was a Baker Scholar.»
President and Portfolio Manager
Paulson & Co. Inc.
John Paulson is the President and Portfolio Manager of Paulson & Co. Inc. (“Paulson”). Paulson is an SEC-registered investment management company specializing in global merger, event arbitrage and credit strategies. The firm was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in New York with offices in London and Hong Kong.

Mr.Paulson received his Masters of Business Administration with high distinction, as a Baker Scholar, from Harvard Business School in 1980. He graduated summa cum laude in Finance from New York University’s College of Business and Public Administration in 1978. Prior to forming Paulson in 1994, John was a general partner of Gruss Partners and a managing director in
mergers and acquisitions at Bear Stearns.

John serves on the Board of Trustees of New York University; Board of Trustees of the Spence School; Board of Trustees of the Central Park Conservancy; the Deans Advisory Board of the Harvard Business School; the Board of Directors of the 92nd Street Y; the Board of the Partnership for New York City; and the Chairman’s Circle of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.»