Board of Directors

V. Prem Watsa , Founder & Chairman

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Mr. Watsa has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited since 1985. He has served as Vice President of Hamblin Watsa Investment Counsel Ltd. since 1985. Mr. Watsa formerly served as Vice President of GW Asset Management from 1983 to 1984 and in various positions, ultimately as a Vice President, with Confederation Life Investment Counsel from 1974 to 1983. Mr. Watsa is also a director of BlackBerry Limited.

Paul C. Rivett , President

Mr. Rivett has been the President of Fairfax since July 19, 2013. Mr. Rivett served as Vice President of Operations at Fairfax from August 1, 2012 to July 19, 2013. Prior to that, he served as Chief Legal Officer of Fairfax from January 2007 to August 2012 and as Vice President from April 2004. Prior to joining Fairfax, Mr. Rivett was an attorney of Shearman & Sterling LLP. Mr. Rivett currently serves as a director of Zenith National Insurance Corp., Odyssey Re Holdings Corp. and Northbridge Financial Corporation and previously served as a director of MEGA Brands Inc., Resolute Forest Products Inc., The Brick Ltd. and Resolute FP US Inc. (formerly Bowater Inc.). Mr. Rivett holds a BSc from University of Toronto and an LLB from Queen’s University.

Quinn McLean

Mr. McLean is a Vice President and a member of the investment committee of Hamlin Watsa Investment Counsel. Mr. McLean joined Hamlin Watsa Investment Counsel in 2011. Mr. McLean has over 11 years’ of experience in investment management and currently manages the investment float for Fairfax in the Middle East and Africa. Mr. McLean is a member of the board of directors of Gulf Insurance Group (Kuwait), AFGRI (South Africa), First Capital Insurance Ltd (Singapore) and APR (Florida). Mr. McLean earned his B.A. (Accounting) and MBA from the University of Toronto, received a Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Professional Accountant.

Michael Wilkerson

Mr. Wilkerson served as the Managing Partner of AgriGroupe, which sponsored in 2014 the private acquisition of AFGRI Holdings. Previously, Mr. Wilkerson served as Global Co-Head of the Consumer, Food & Retail Group and as a Managing Director in the Financial Institutions Group at Lazard. Mr. Wilkerson was also a Managing Director at Citigroup, where he led the Financial Institutions M&A effort in New York. Mr. Wilkerson is Chairman of the Boards of Directors of each of AFGRI and Clean Energy Africa and is a director of Ascendant. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, a M.A. in International Relations from Yale University and a B.S. summa cum laude from Oral Roberts University.

Christopher Hodgson

Mr. Hodgson is the President of the Ontario Mining Association, President of Chris Hodgson Enterprises and a board member for Canadian Orebodies Inc. He previously served as Lead Director for The Brick Ltd. He entered provincial politics in 1994 as the MPP for Haliburton-Victoria-Brock and, following the 1995 general election, was appointed as Ontario’s Minister of Natural Resources and Minister of Northern Development and Mines. During his time as Minister, Mr. Hodgson was recognized for creating new opportunities and growth within Ontario’s mining industry. Between 1995 and 2003, he also served as Deputy House Leader, Chairman of the Management Board of Cabinet, Commissioner of the Board of Internal Economy, and Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing. Previously he enjoyed a career in municipal government and real-estate development and is an Honours Bachelor of Arts graduate from Trent University.

Richard Okello

Richard Okello is the co-founder and CEO of Sango Capital Management, an investment company managing two private equity funds. Mr. Okello previously held various roles over 9 years ranging from associate to partner at Bridgewater Associates, the largest global hedge fund. Mr. Okello was also a principal at Makena Capital for 5 years. At Makena Capital, Mr. Okello managed multiple portfolios that were substantially allocated to emerging markets and oversaw the research into new investment ideas. Mr. Okello sits on the boards of several African companies and fund advisory boards as well as the boards of the Human Horizons Foundation, the African Leadership Foundation and Proprietary Capital USA. Mr. Okello was educated in Africa, the U.K. and the U.S., receiving an MBA Hons. from Pace University and an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and public policy from Swarthmore College. Mr. Okello also attended the United World College of the Atlantic in Wales, United Kingdom.

Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli

Ndidi Nwuneli is the Founder of LEAP Africa, Co-Founder of AACE Food Processing & Distribution, an indigenous agroprocessing company, and a partner at Sahel Capital Management, an advisory and private equity firm focused on the agribusiness sector in West Africa. Ms. Nwuneli is also the director of the African Philanthropy Forum. Ms. Nwuneli was previously a management consultant with McKinsey & Company, working in their Chicago, New York and Johannesburg offices before subsequently returning to Nigeria to serve as the pioneer executive director of the FATE Foundation. Ms. Nwuneli was recognized as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and received a National Honor Member of the Federal Republic from the Nigerian Government. Ms. Nwuneli was listed as one of the 20 Youngest Power African Women by Forbes. Ms. Nwuneli serves on numerous international and local boards including Nestle Nigeria Plc., Nigerian Breweries Plc., Cornerstone Insurance Plc. and Royal DSM Sustainability Board. Ms. Nwuneli holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and an undergraduate degree with honors in Multinational and Strategic Management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Hisham Ezz Al-Arab

Hisham Ezz Al-Arab is the Chairman and Managing Director of Commercial International Bank (‘‘CIB’’) which he has led since 2002. Prior to joining CIB, Mr. Ezz Al-Arab was the Managing Director of international investment banks in London, Bahrain, New York, and Cairo. Mr. Ezz Al-Arab received the Euromoney’s Award for Excellence and was awarded EMEA Finance African Banking Award in recognition of the distinguished success of CIB in the banking sector under his leadership. Mr. Ezz Al-Arab is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the CIB Foundation and has been a director at MasterCard Middle East and Africa’s Regional Advisory Board since June 2007, in addition to being a principal member of the American Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Ezz Al-Arab was elected as a member of the board of trustees for the American University in Cairo in November 2012. In 2013, Mr. Ezz Al-Arab was also elected as Chairman of the Federation of Egyptian Banks and in 2014, Mr. Ezz Al-Arab became a member of the Institute of International Finance Emerging Markets Advisory Council.

Louis von Zeuner

Louis von Zeuner is the chairman of African Bank and serves on the boards of several companies including AFGRI Holdings, MMI Holdings Limited, Telkom SA Limited, Mahela Boerdery Proprietary Limited, MyPlayers Rugby Proprietary Limited and Paycorp Investments Proprietary Limited. Previously, Mr. von Zeuner spent 32 years at Barclays Africa Group Limited (formerly, ABSA Group Limited) during which time he acted in various executive roles including Deputy Chief Executive Officer. Mr. von Zeuner holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Stellenbosch.