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  • Alain J. P. Belda

    Alain J.P. Belda, 70

    is a managing director at Warburg Pincus LLC, a global private equity and investment firm. He is a member of IBM's Executive Compensation and Management Resources Committee. Mr. Belda joined Alcoa in 1969 and subsequently held various executive positions. From 1979 to 1994, he was president of Alcoa Aluminio S.A. in Brazil, Alcoa's Brazilian subsidiary. He was named executive vice president of Alcoa Inc. in 1994, vice chairman in 1995, president and chief operating officer in 1997 and president and chief executive officer in 1999. Mr. Belda was chairman and chief executive officer from 2001 until 2008; he remained chairman until his retirement in 2010. He is a director of Renault S.A., Omega Energia Renovavel S.A., Banco Indusval Partners, Pet Center Marginal and Dudalina. Additionally, during the past five years, he served as a director of Citigroup Inc. Mr. Belda became an IBM director in 2008.

  • William R. Brody

    William R. Brody, 70

    is president of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, a non-profit scientific research institution. He is a member of IBM's Directors and Corporate Governance Committee. From 1987 to 1994, Dr. Brody was the Martin Donner Professor and director of the Department of Radiology, professor of electrical and computer engineering, and professor of biomedical engineering at The Johns Hopkins University and radiologist-in-chief of The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was the provost of the Academic Health Center at the University of Minnesota from 1994 until 1996. Dr. Brody was president of The Johns Hopkins University from 1996 to 2009. He is a director of all T. Rowe Price fund companies and Biomed Realty Trust. Dr. Brody is a trustee of the W.M. Keck Foundation and Stanford University. Additionally, during the past five years, he served as a director of Novartis AG. Dr. Brody became an IBM director in 2007.

  • Kenneth I. Chenault

    Kenneth I. Chenault, 62

    is chairman and chief executive officer of American Express Company, a financial services company. Mr. Chenault joined American Express in 1981 and was named president of the U.S. division of American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc. in 1993, vice chairman of American Express Company in 1995, president and chief operating officer in 1997 and chairman and chief executive officer in 2001. He is a director of The Procter & Gamble Company. Mr. Chenault became an IBM director in 1998.

  • Michael L. Eskew

    Michael L. Eskew, 64

    is retired chairman and chief executive officer of United Parcel Service, Inc., a provider of specialized transportation and logistics services. He is chair of IBM's Audit Committee and a member of IBM's Executive Committee. He will become IBM's Presiding Director effective May 1, 2014. Mr. Eskew joined United Parcel Service in 1972. He was named corporate vice president for industrial engineering in 1994, group vice president for engineering in 1996, executive vice president in 1999, vice chairman in 2000, and he was chairman and chief executive officer from 2002 until his retirement at the end of 2007. Mr. Eskew remains on the board of United Parcel Service, and he is also a director of Eli Lilly and Company and 3M Company. In addition, he is chairman of the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Mr. Eskew became an IBM director in 2005.

  • David N Farr

    David N. Farr, 59

    is chairman and chief executive officer of Emerson Electric Co., a diversified manufacturing and technology company. He is a member of IBM's Audit Committee. Mr. Farr joined Emerson in 1981 and subsequently held various executive positions. He was named senior executive vice president and chief operating officer in 1999, chief executive officer in 2000 and chairman and chief executive officer in 2004. Mr. Farr was named chairman, president and chief executive officer in 2005 and chairman and chief executive officer in 2010. He is a director of the US-China Business Council. Additionally, during the past five years, he served as a director of Delphi Corporation. Mr. Farr became an IBM director in 2012.

  • Shirley Ann Jackson

    Shirley Ann Jackson, 67

    is president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She is a member of IBM's Directors and Corporate Governance Committee. Dr. Jackson was a theoretical physicist at the former AT&T Bell Laboratories from 1976 to 1991, professor of theoretical physics at Rutgers University from 1991 to 1995, and chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission from 1995 until she assumed her current position in 1999. Dr. Jackson is a director of FedEx Corporation, Marathon Oil Corporation, Medtronic, Inc., and Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated. She is a member of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology and a member of the International Security Advisory Board to the United States Secretary of State. Dr. Jackson is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (U.K.), the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a trustee of the Brookings Institution and a past president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the National Academy of Engineering, the American Philosophical Society and the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. Additionally, during the past five years, she served as a director of NYSE Euronext. Dr. Jackson became an IBM director in 2005.

  • Andrew N. Liveris, 59

    is chairman, president and chief executive officer of The Dow Chemical Company, a diversified chemical company. He is a member of IBM's Executive Compensation and Management Resources Committee. Mr. Liveris joined Dow in 1976 and subsequently held various executive positions, including vice president of specialty chemicals from 1998 to 2000, business group president for performance chemicals from 2000 to 2003, and president and chief operating officer from 2003 to 2004. Mr. Liveris was named president and chief executive officer of Dow in 2004 and chairman in 2006. Mr. Liveris serves as chairman of The Business Council, vice chairman of the executive committee of the Business Roundtable, co-chair of the President's Advanced Manufacturing Partnership, and a member of the President's Export Council. He is a member of the US-China Business Council, the US-India CEO Forum and the United States Council for International Business (USCIB). Mr. Liveris is also a trustee emeritus of Tufts University, a trustee of the Herbert H. & Grace A. Dow Foundation and the California Institute of Technology and a member of the board of the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the Special Olympics. Additionally, during the past five years, he served as a director of Citigroup Inc. Mr. Liveris became an IBM director in 2010.

  • W. James McNerney, Jr., 64

    is chairman and chief executive officer of The Boeing Company, an aerospace company and manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft. He is a member of IBM's Executive Compensation and Management Resources Committee. Mr. McNerney joined Boeing in his current role in 2005. Beginning in 1982, he served in management positions at General Electric Company, including as president and chief executive officer of GE Aircraft Engines from 1997 to 2000. From 2001 to 2005, he served as chairman and chief executive officer of 3M Company. Mr. McNerney is chairman of the President's Export Council. He is also a director of The Procter & Gamble Company. Mr. McNerney became an IBM director in 2009.

  • James W. Owens

    James W. Owens, 68

    is retired chairman and chief executive officer of Caterpillar Inc., a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines and industrial gas turbines. He is a member of IBM's Audit Committee. Mr. Owens joined Caterpillar in 1972 as a corporate economist and subsequently held various management positions, including chief financial officer. He was named group president in 1995 and vice chairman in 2003. Mr. Owens served as chairman and chief executive officer of Caterpillar from 2004 until his retirement in 2010. He is a director of Alcoa Inc. and Morgan Stanley. Mr. Owens is chairman of the executive committee of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, a director of the Council on Foreign Relations and a senior advisor at KKR & Co. L.P. He is a trustee of North Carolina State University and was a member of the President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board. Mr. Owens became an IBM director in 2006.

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    Virginia M. Rometty, 56

    is chairman, president and chief executive officer of IBM and chair of IBM's Executive Committee. Mrs. Rometty joined IBM in 1981. She was elected senior vice president of Global Business Services in 2005, senior vice president of Sales and Distribution in 2009, senior vice president and group executive of Sales, Marketing and Strategy in 2010, president and chief executive officer in early 2012 and chairman in late 2012. She is a member of the Business Roundtable, the Council on Foreign Relations, the President's Export Council, the Board of Trustees of Northwestern University and the Board of Overseers and Managers of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Additionally, during the past five years, she served as a director of American International Group, Inc. Mrs. Rometty became an IBM director in 2012.

  • Joan E. Spero

    Joan E. Spero, 69

    is an adjunct senior research scholar at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. She is a member of IBM's Audit Committee. Ms. Spero served as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations for Economic and Social Affairs from 1980 to 1981. From 1981 to 1993, she held several positions with American Express Company, the last being executive vice president, corporate affairs and communications. From 1993 to 1996, Ms. Spero served as U.S. Under Secretary of State for Economic, Business and Agricultural Affairs, and from 1997 through 2008, she was president of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. She is a director of Citigroup Inc. and International Paper Company. From 2009 to 2010 she was a visiting fellow at the Foundation Center. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and the American Philosophical Society, a trustee emeritus of Columbia University, an honorary trustee of the Brookings Institution, and a trustee of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation and the International Center for Transitional Justice. Additionally, during the past five years, she served as a member of the supervisory board of ING Group. Ms. Spero became an IBM director in 2004.

  • Sidney Taurel

    Sidney Taurel, 65

    is senior advisor at Capital Royalty L.P., a private equity firm. He is chair of IBM's Executive Compensation and Management Resources Committee and a member of IBM's Executive Committee. Mr. Taurel joined Eli Lilly in 1971 and held management positions in the company's operations in South America and Europe. He was named president of Eli Lilly International Corporation in 1986, executive vice president of the Pharmaceutical Division in 1991, executive vice president of Eli Lilly and Company in 1993, and president and chief operating officer in 1996. He was named chief executive officer of Eli Lilly and Company in 1998 and chairman of the board in 1999. Mr. Taurel retired as chief executive officer in early 2008 and as chairman in late 2008. He is a director of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. He is also a member of The Business Council and the Board of Overseers of the Columbia Business School and a trustee of the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Mr. Taurel became an IBM director in 2001.

  • Lorenzo H. Zambrano

    Lorenzo H. Zambrano, 69

    is chairman and chief executive officer of CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V., a global building materials company. He is chair of IBM's Directors and Corporate Governance Committee and a member of IBM's Executive Committee. Mr. Zambrano joined CEMEX in 1968. He was named chief executive officer in 1985 and has also served as chairman of the board since 1995. Additionally, during the past five years, he served as a director of Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B de C.V. and Grupo Televisa, as well as chairman of the board of the Tecnologico de Monterrey. Mr. Zambrano became an IBM director in 2003.

(The information pertaining to the board of directors reflects the 2014 Proxy Statement and any company announcements regarding any director joining or leaving the board since that Proxy Statement.)

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