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KERMIT R. CRAWFORD
MICHAEL L. ESKEW
SIDDHARTH N. (BOBBY) MEHTA
JACQUES P. PEROLD
ANDREA REDMOND
JOHN W. ROWE
JUDITH A. SPRIESER
MARY ALICE TAYLOR
PERRY M. TRAQUINA
THOMAS J. WILSON

KERMIT R. CRAWFORD

Age: 57

Allstate Board Service

  • Tenure: 4 years (2013)
  • Audit committee
  • Nominating and governance committee
Independent

Professional Experience

  • Former President and Executive Vice President, Pharmacy, Health and Wellness for Walgreen Co., which operates one of the largest drugstore chains in the United States.

Relevant Skills

  • Expertise assessing the strategies and performance of a geographically distributed and consumer-focused service business in a highly competitive industry.
  • Effectively led operational change, including through the use of technology, and established strong platforms for long-term stockholder value creation.
  • Extensive knowledge about analyzing consumer experience and insights.
  • Effectively transformed the pharmacy experience from a model focused primarily on drug delivery to a pharmacist-patient centric model.

Committee Expertise Highlights

Audit Committee Member

  • As a senior leader at Walgreen Co., he was responsible for all aspects of strategic, operational, and profit and loss management of the largest division of the then-largest drugstore chain in the United States.
  • Significant experience overseeing the strategy and transformation of a highly competitive consumer-focused business.
  • Current member of the audit and compliance committee at LifePoint Health.

Nominating and Governance Committee Member

  • Member of the governing bodies of Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital and the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy.
  • Current member of the corporate governance and nominating committee at LifePoint Health.

Other Public Board Service:

  • LifePoint Health
    2016–present

MICHAEL L. ESKEW

Age: 67

Allstate Board Service

  • Tenure: 3 years (2014)
  • Audit committee
  • Compensation and succession committee
Independent

Professional Experience

  • Former Chairman and CEO of United Parcel Service, Inc., a provider of specialty transportation and logistics services.
  • Presiding director at International Business Machines Corporation since May 2014 and lead director at 3M Company since 2012.

Relevant Skills

  • Effectively re-designed UPS's operational platforms by using digital technologies to more effectively and efficiently deliver a customer-focused worldwide service.
  • Expertise in strategy and leadership development.
  • Oversight of a highly regulated company as a director of Eli Lilly and Company.

Committee Expertise Highlights

Audit Committee Member

  • Chair of the IBM and Eli Lilly audit committees and a past member of the 3M audit committee.
  • Successful execution of financial oversight responsibilities as CEO of UPS.

Compensation and Succession Committee Member

  • Significant management experience as former Chairman and CEO of UPS from 2002 to 2007 and director of other publicly-traded companies.
  • Current chair of the 3M compensation committee.

Other Public Board Service:

  • Eli Lilly and Company
    2008–present
  • IBM
    2005–present
  • 3M Company
    2003–present

SIDDHARTH N. (BOBBY) MEHTA

Age: 58

Allstate Board Service

  • Tenure: 3 years (2014)
  • Audit committee
  • Risk and return committee chair
  • Executive committee
Independent

Professional Experience

  • Former President, CEO, and current director of TransUnion, a global provider of credit information and risk management solutions.
  • Former Chairman and CEO, HSBC North America Holdings, Inc.
  • Former Chief Executive Officer, HSBC Finance Corporation.

Relevant Skills

  • Successful CEO leadership that increased revenues and global reach through the use of technology and advanced analytics.
  • Extensive operational and strategic experience in the financial services industry, including in banking and the credit markets, which provides valuable insights into the highly regulated insurance industry and investment activities.

Committee Expertise Highlights

Audit Committee Member

  • Multiple leadership positions with financial oversight responsibility, including President and CEO of TransUnion, CEO of HSBC Finance Corporation, and Chairman and CEO of HSBC North America Holdings, Inc.
  • Chair of Allstate risk and return committee.

Risk and Return Committee Chair

  • Significant experience in financial markets through multiple executive leadership positions at HSBC Group.

Other Public Board Service:

  • TransUnion
    2012–present
  • Piramal Enterprises Ltd.
    2013–present

JACQUES P. PEROLD

Age: 58

Allstate Board Service

  • Tenure: 1 year (2015)
  • Nominating and governance committee
  • Risk and return committee
Independent

Professional Experience

  • Former President of Fidelity Management & Research Company, a privately-held investment and asset management company serving clients worldwide with $1.8 trillion in assets under management.
  • Former Chief Operating Officer for Fidelity Asset Management.
  • Former Founder, President and Chief Investment Officer of Geode Capital Management, LLC, a global asset manager and independent institutional investment firm and sub-advisor to Fidelity.
  • Current trustee of New York Life Insurance Company's MainStay Mutual Funds.

Relevant Skills

  • 30 years of successful leadership of strategy and operations and investment expertise in the financial services industry.
  • Leader of one of the world's largest asset management firms.
  • Oversaw investments and operations for Fidelity's family of mutual funds with over $1.8 trillion in assets under management.

Committee Expertise Highlights

Nominating and Governance Committee Member

  • Investor perspective on corporate governance as a result of asset management expertise.
  • Significant governance experience as President of Geode Capital which involved interlocking financial and operating relationships.

Risk and Return Committee Member

  • Significant experience in management and oversight of risk for three large asset management firms.
  • Current trustee of several mutual funds.

Other Public Board Service:

  • MSCI Inc.
    2017–present

ANDREA REDMOND

Age: 61

Allstate Board Service

  • Tenure: 7 years (2010)
  • Compensation and succession committee
  • Nominating and governance committee chair
  • Executive committee
Independent

Professional Experience

  • Former Managing Director, co-head of the CEO/board services practice, founder and leader of global insurance practice, and member of financial services practice at Russell Reynolds Associates Inc., a global executive search firm, with 20 years of experience at the firm.
  • Independent consultant providing executive recruiting, succession planning, and talent management services.

Relevant Skills

  • Expert in public company succession planning, talent management, and compensation across a wide range of industries.
  • Substantial experience in financial services leadership selection and executive development.
  • Effectively helped companies identify and recruit leaders capable of building high-performance organizations.
  • Extensive experience in assessing required board capabilities and evaluating director candidates.

Committee Expertise Highlights

Compensation and Succession Committee Member

  • Experience in executive recruiting, succession planning, and talent management.
  • Extensive experience working with numerous publicly-traded companies to recruit and place senior executives.

Nominating and Governance Committee Chair

  • Significant expertise recruiting and evaluating directors for a variety of public companies.
  • A senior partner at a highly regarded global executive search firm, Russell Reynolds Associates, from 1986 to 2007, including significant tenure as co-head of the CEO/board services practice.

JOHN W. ROWE

Age: 71

Allstate Board Service

  • Tenure: 5 years (2012)
  • Compensation and succession committee chair
  • Nominating and governance committee
  • Executive committee
Independent

Professional Experience

  • Chairman Emeritus and former Chairman and CEO of Exelon Corporation, one of the country's largest electric utilities.

Relevant Skills

  • Extensive leadership and management experience as a CEO.
  • Successfully led a company in a highly regulated industry comparable to the complex insurance regulatory system in which Allstate operates.
  • Created and implemented a differentiated strategy in a highly regulated industry.
  • Financial services and insurance expertise as lead director on the board of Northern Trust Corporation and a former director of Unum Provident.

Committee Expertise Highlights

Compensation and Succession Committee Chair

  • Leadership responsibilities as former Chairman and CEO of Exelon Corporation.
  • Former member of SunCoke Energy compensation committee.
  • Member of Northern Trust Corporation compensation and benefits committee.
  • Former director of Sunoco and member of its compensation committee.

Nominating and Governance Committee Member

  • Chair of corporate governance committee and lead director of Northern Trust Corporation.
  • Lead director and chair of SunCoke Energy governance committee.
  • Former director of Sunoco and member of its executive committee.

Other Public Board Service:

  • Northern Trust Corporation
    2002–present
  • SunCoke Energy, Inc.
    2012–present
  • American DG Energy, Inc.
    2013–present

JUDITH A. SPRIESER

Lead Director

Age: 63

Allstate Board Service

  • Tenure: 18 years (1999)
  • Nominating and governance committee
  • Risk and return committee
  • Executive committee
Independent

Professional Experience

  • Former CEO of Transora, Inc., a technology software and services company.
  • Former CFO and other senior executive positions at Sara Lee Corporation, a global manufacturer and marketer of brand-name consumer goods.
  • Former director at Jimmy Choo plc, Royal Ahold NV and Experian.

Relevant Skills

  • Extensive service on boards of publicly-traded and international companies, including highly regulated companies.
  • More than 20 years operational experience in executive positions at Sara Lee Corporation.
  • Extensive evaluation of financial statements and supervision of financial executives.

Committee Expertise Highlights

Lead Director

  • Prior chair of audit committee (7 years).
  • Board service at Allstate during many different external operating environments and two CEOs.

Nominating and Governance Committee Member

  • Significant experience on boards of publicly-traded and international companies, and current member of nominating and governance committee at Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.
  • Numerous key leadership positions, including CEO of Transora, Inc., and CFO of Sara Lee Corporation.

Risk and Return Committee Member

  • Insight from service as prior chair of Allstate's audit committee and current audit committee chair at Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.
  • Significant risk oversight and management experience.
  • Tenure as an Allstate director has provided experience through multiple operating environments.

Other Public Board Service:

  • Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.
    2004–present
  • Reckitt Benckiser Group plc
    2003–present

MARY ALICE TAYLOR

Age: 67

Allstate Board Service

  • Tenure: 19 years (1996-1998; 2000-present)
  • Audit committee chair
  • Risk and return committee
  • Executive committee
Independent

Professional Experience

  • Former senior executive with several Fortune 500 companies, including Citicorp and FedEx Corporation.
  • Former director at Blue Nile, Inc.

Relevant Skills

  • Held senior executive roles in technology, finance, operations, and distribution logistics at large corporations, including Citicorp and FedEx Corporation.
  • Developed significant financial experience by serving in financial oversight roles at Cook Industries, Northern Telecom, Homegrocer.com, Citicorp, and FedEx Corporation.
  • Prior experience as a lead director at Blue Nile, Inc.
  • Certified public accountant (inactive).

Committee Expertise Highlights

Audit Committee Chair

  • Significant financial oversight expertise developed as Chairman and CEO of HomeGrocer.com and in senior executive roles at Citicorp and FedEx Corporation.
  • Former member of the audit committee of Blue Nile, Inc.

Risk and Return Committee Member

  • Significant senior management experience.
  • Expertise in strategy formation, including technology-based business strategies, at both large established companies and start-ups.
  • Tenure as an Allstate director has provided experience through multiple operating environments.
  • Chair of Allstate audit committee.

PERRY M. TRAQUINA

Age: 60

Allstate Board Service

  • Tenure: <1 year
  • Elected to the Board on June 30, 2016
Independent

Professional Experience

  • Former Chairman, CEO and Managing Partner of Wellington Management Company, LLP, one of the world's largest global investment management firms.

Relevant Skills

  • Extensive leadership and management experience as CEO of one of the largest institutional investors.
  • Strong financial services and global investment management expertise through 34 years at Wellington Management Company, LLP.
  • Oversaw the globalization of Wellington's investment platform.
  • Successfully led company in a highly regulated climate with volatile capital markets.
  • Brings valuable market-oriented investor perspective.

Committee Expertise Highlights

Consistent with past practice, committee assignments will be established during first year of service.

  • Current audit committee member at Morgan Stanley and member of the audit and corporate governance and nominating committees at eBay.
  • Current chair of the risk committee at Morgan Stanley.

Other Public Board Service:

  • Morgan Stanley
    2015–present
  • eBay
    2015–present

THOMAS J. WILSON

Board Chair and Chief Executive Officer

Age: 59

Allstate Board Service

  • Tenure: 11 years (2006)
  • Executive committee chair

Professional Experience

  • CEO since January 2007 and Chair of Board since May 2008.
  • President from January 2005 to January 2015.
  • Held senior executive roles other than CEO, leading all major operating units over a 22-year period.

Relevant Skills

  • Key leadership roles throughout Allstate over a 22-year period.
  • Thorough and in-depth understanding of Allstate's business, including its employees, agencies, products, investments, customers, and investors.
  • Developed Allstate's strategy to provide differentiated customer value propositions to four consumer segments.
  • Created and implemented Allstate's risk and return optimization program, allowing Allstate to withstand the 2008 financial market crisis and adapt to increases in severe weather and hurricanes.
  • In-depth understanding of the insurance industry.
  • Industry and community leadership, including former chair of the Property and Casualty CEO Roundtable and the Financial Services Roundtable, co-chair of a public-private partnership to reduce violence in Chicago, and national and Illinois co-chair for WE Day.

Committee Expertise Highlights

Executive Committee Chair

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Allstate's business and industry with 22 years of leadership experience at the company.

Other Public Board Service:

  • State Street Corporation
    2012–present