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  • Robert M. Baylis

Robert M. Baylis is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Credit Suisse First Boston (Pacific), Inc., and has been active in twelve countries in Asia. Prior to this he had been involved in investment banking and mergers and acquisitions activities around the world, and had been responsible for strategic planning. He lived in Hong Kong for several years and traveled extensively in the Tibetan and Himalayan regions beginning in 1985. Mr. Baylis retired in 1996. Since that time he was Chairman of the Board of Gildan Activewear, Inc., where he was also a member of the board until February 2012. He is the lead director of the board of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees at the Rubin Museum of Art. He is also an overseer of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology, a Trustee and Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and a Director at AmeriCares. He formerly served on the boards of New York Life, PartnerRe Ltd. and Covance, Inc.

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