Board of Directors

Old Republic’s Board of Directors is organized into three classes with three year terms expiring in 2020, 2021 and 2022. On average, these directors have served on the boards of the Company and/or several subsidiaries for approximately 20 years, thus providing a great deal of necessary stability and continuity to corporate governance. As indicated below, their areas of expertise encompass accountancy, asset management, investment and commercial banking, law, mortgage banking, and insurance company management.

Steven J. Bateman, Partner (Retired), PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Accountants

Age: 61

Professional Background and Experience: Accountancy

Harrington Bischof, President, Pandora Capital Corporation

Age: 85

Professional Background and Experience: Investment Banking

Jimmy A. Dew, Vice Chairman (Retired), Republic Mortgage Insurance Company

Age: 79

Professional Background and Experience: Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Company Management

John M. Dixon, Partner (Retired), Chapman and Cutler Attorneys, Chicago, IL

Age: 80

Professional Background and Experience: Law

Michael D. Kennedy, Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry

Age: 63

Professional Background: Private Equity and Corporate Finance

Charles J. Kovaleski, Executive Vice President (Retired) Old Republic Title Insurance Companies; President (Retired) Attorneys’ Title Division

Age: 71

Professional Background and Experience: Law, Real Estate and Title Insurance

Spencer LeRoy, III, Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel (Retired), Old Republic International Corporation

Age: 73

Professional Background and Experience: Law and Insurance Company Management

Peter B. McNitt, Vice Chairman (Retired), BMO Harris Bank

Age: 65

Professional Background and Experience: Commercial and Investment Banking

Glenn W. Reed, Managing Director - Stategy Division (Retired), The Vanguard Group, Inc

Age: 67

Professional Background and Experience: Law, Insurance Company Management and Asset Management

Craig R. Smiddy, President and Chief Executive Officer

Age: 55

Professional Background and Experience: Insurance Company Management

Arnold L. Steiner, President (Retired), Steiner Bank, Birmingham, AL

Age: 82

Professional Background and Experience: Banking

Fredricka Taubitz, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (Retired), Zenith National Insurance Corporation

Age: 76

Professional Background and Experience: Accountancy and General Insurance Company Management

Steven R. Walker, Partner (Retired), Leland, Parachini, Steinberg, Matzger & Meinick, LLP Attorneys, San Francisco, CA

Age: 74

Professional Background and Experience: Law and Title Insurance Company Management

Aldo C. Zucaro, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer (Retired), Old Republic International Corporation

Age: 80

Professional Background and Experience: Accountancy and Insurance Company Management