Susan Tolson became a director and member of the audit committee of the Board in March 2014. Ms. Tolson is a director of Groupe Lagardere, Worldline E-Payment Services and CBS Outdoor Americas Inc. From 1990 to June 2010, Ms. Tolson worked at Capital Research and Management Company and Capital Research Company, subsidiaries of The Capital Group Companies, Inc., serving in various capacities, including Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager. Prior to joining Capital Research, she spent two years with Aetna Investment Management Company, making private investments in media and entertainment companies. Ms. Tolson also serves as a board member and audit committee member of the American Cinémathèque, and board member and member of the business affairs committee of The American University of Paris. She also serves on the investment committee of the American School of Paris.
Ms. Tolson resides in Washington, D.C. She holds a B.A., cum laude, in economics from Smith College, and an MBA from Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration. Ms. Tolson brings to the Board significant experience in entertainment and financial matters from her previous positions, together with her existing experience as a director of both for profit and non-profit organizations. As such, the Board has deemed Ms. Tolson qualified to serve as a director.