Professional address: Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP – One Battery Park Plaza, New York, NY 10004 – 1482 (USA).
Principal function: Senior Partner of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP.
End of current mandate: AGM 2019.
First mandate: 24 July 2001-26 June 2007.
Member of the Nominations and Remuneration Committee.
Holds 2,000 shares.
Other current directorships and positions:
Chairperson of the First Eagle Funds (*), a leading US public mutual fund family;
Lead independent Trustee of Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE) (*);
Member, Board of Directors, Rockefeller Financial Services, Inc. and Rockefeller & Co., Inc.
Director, Vice-Chair, the Partnership for New York City ;
Chair, The Wallace Foundation ;
Trustee, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Ms Candace K. Beinecke, Senior Partner of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, was named in 1999 the first woman to chair a major New York law firm. Ms Beinecke is also a practicing partner in Hughes Hubbard’s Corporate Department. Ms Beinecke serves as Chairperson of First Eagle Funds, a leading US public mutual fund family. She is a Lead Independant Director of Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE) and a Board member of Rockefeller Financial Services, Inc. and Rockefeller & Co., Inc. She also serves as a Director, Vice‑Chair and Executive Committee member of the Partnership for New York City, as Chair of The Wallace Foundation, and as Trustee of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. She is also a member of the Board of Advisors, Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law. She has been included in The Best Lawyers in America, in Chambers, and in the National Law Journal’s 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America, and one of the “25 New York executives whose contributions in and beyond business changed the City”.
(*) Listed company.