Independent DirectorMs. Mary C. Choksi is Independent Director of Avis Budget Group, Inc. Ms. Choksi was a Senior Advisor at Strategic Investment Group since August 2015. Previously, Ms. Choksi was Founding Partner and Senior Managing Director of Strategic Investment Group, an investment management group founded in 1987, which designs and implements global investment strategies for large institutional and individual investors. Within Strategic, Ms. Choksi was a member of the investment strategy group charged with overseeing the asset mix of globally diversied client portfolios, has supervised reporting to all clients and has had responsibilities in corporate planning. Ms. Choksi was also a Founding Partner and, until May 2011, a Managing Director at Emerging Markets Investors Corporationrationration . EMI and its successor, Ashmore EMM, manage portfolios of marketable equities in the emerging markets of Asia, Europe, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East on behalf of institutional and private investors. Prior to the establishment of Strategic and EMI, Ms. Choksi worked in the Pension Investment Division of the World Bank, which was responsible for investing the institution pension plan. Before joining the Bank nance complex, she worked for nine years in the development arm of the Bank, working on South and Southeast Asia. Ms. Choksi also serves on the board of Omnicom Group Inc., which les reports pursuant to the Exchange Act, and is a member of Omnicom Audit and Finance Committees. Ms. Choksi also serves as a trustee of various mutual funds in the Franklin Funds family.
Age: 64 Director Since 2007
|Choksi serves on the Board of Managing Directors of EMM, as well as on the boards of the Emerging Markets South Asia Fund and the Emerging Markets Quantitative Portfolio. Prior to the establishment of Strategic, EMI and EMM, Ms. Choksi worked in the Pension Investment Division of the World Bank, which was responsible for investing the institution?s pension plan. Before joining the Bank?s finance complex, she worked for nine years in the development arm of the Bank, working on South and Southeast Asia. From 1996 to 2006, Ms. Choksi served on the board of H.J. Heinz Company, which files reports pursuant to the Exchange Act.|