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Mandakini Puri

Mandakini Puri, age 57, has been a Director of the Company since its formation. Since December 2016, Ms. Puri has also served on the board of trustees of Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE: VNO). From May of 2011 until retiring in May of 2013, Ms. Puri served as a Managing Director of BlackRock Global Private Equity. She also served as a consultant to Bank of America/Merrill Lynch Global Private Equity (“MLGPE”) from April 2009 until April 2011. From 1994 through 2009, Ms. Puri served as a senior vice president with MLGPE, where she was the Chief Investment Officer. Ms. Puri had been part of Merrill Lynch’s private equity business since 1994, prior to which she was a Director in the High Yield Finance & Restructuring Group at Merrill. Ms. Puri joined Merrill Lynch in 1986. The specific experience, qualifications, attributes and skills that led to the conclusion that Ms. Puri should serve as a director, as of the date hereof, are as follows: Ms. Puri has extensive experience as an investor and Director of Bermuda based (re)insurance companies that specialize in catastrophe risk. Ms. Puri also has broad expertise in fixed income investments and corporate finance.