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John W. Rogers (Chair), Jr., Chairman, CEO, and Chief Investment Officer, Ariel Investments


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John W. Rogers, Jr. is the Chairman, CEO, and Chief Investment Officer of Ariel Investments, a firm he founded in 1983 to focus on undervalued small and medium-sized companies. Mr. Rogers currently serves as a board member of Aon Corporation, Exelon Corporation and McDonald�s Corporation. Additionally, he is chairman of the Economic Club of Chicago, a director of the Chicago Urban League, a trustee of the University of Chicago, chairman of the board of trustees for the University of Chicago Laboratory School, and a member of the board of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, where he chairs the investment committee.  Mr. Rogers served as a co-chair for the Obama-Biden Presidential Inaugural Committee. In 2008, Mr. Rogers was awarded Princeton University�s highest honor, the Woodrow Wilson Award, presented each year to the alumni whose career embodies a commitment to national service.  In 2010, he was named an Outstanding Director by the Outstanding Directors Exchange for his leadership on governance, management and diversity in the boardroom.



Last Updated: October 13, 2010

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