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Jennison Associates LLC

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Jennison Associates LLC believes that sustainable alpha generation is possible through a combination of deep fundamental research, specialized investment teams comprised of highly experienced portfolio managers and research analysts, bottom-up portfolio construction, and high-conviction investing. Jennison places an equal premium on the support of deep, longstanding client relationships. Over their history, they have expanded their array of capabilities across active equity, comprising a range of style, geography and market capitalization, and fixed income.

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Manager Profiles

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Blair A. Boyer

Managing Director & Co-Head of Growth Equity

Mr. Boyer is a managing director and a large cap growth equity portfolio manager. He joined Jennison in March 1993. Prior to joining the Growth Equity team in 2003, Mr. Boyer co-managed international equity portfolios for 10 years. During his tenure as an international equity portfolio manager, he managed the Jennison International Growth Fund from its inception in March 2000. Mr. Boyer managed international equity portfolios at Bleichroeder from 1989 to 1993. Prior to that, he was a research analyst and then a senior portfolio manager in the Verus Capital division at Bleichroeder beginning in 1983. He received a BA in economics from Bucknell University and an MBA in finance from New York University.

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Kathleen A. McCarragher

Managing Director & Co-Head of Growth Equity

Ms. McCarragher is the head of growth equity, a managing director, and a large cap growth stock portfolio manager. She joined Jennison in May 1998. Prior to Jennison, Ms. McCarragher spent six years with Weiss, Peck & Greer, where she was a managing director and the director of large cap growth equities. In addition, Ms. McCarragher spent 10 years with State Street Research & Management, initially as a research analyst responsible for health care, transports, and financials and then as a portfolio manager and member of the investment committee. She received a BBA from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, summa cum laude, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Natasha Kuhlkin, CFA

Managing Director

Ms. Kuhlkin, CFA, is a managing director and a large cap growth portfolio manager and research analyst. She joined Jennison in May 2004. Prior to Jennison, Ms. Kuhlkin was an equity research analyst at Palisade Capital Management, covering the consumer staples and cyclicals sectors. From 1998 to 2003, Ms. Kuhlkin was with Evergreen Investment Management, where she was an analyst on a four-person team that managed $800 million for the Evergreen Small Cap Value Fund. She received a BS, magna cum laude, in accounting from Binghamton University.

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Spiros "Sig" Segalas

Founder, President & Chief Investment Officer

Mr. Segalas is one of the founders of Jennison. In addition to managing institutional portfolios, he has managed the Harbor Capital Appreciation Fund since May 1990. He is also co-manager of the Prudential Jennison Blend Fund, Prudential Jennison Growth Fund, Prudential Jennison 20/20 Focus Fund, and the Prudential Jennison Select Growth Fund.

Mr. Segalas began his investment career as a research analyst with Bankers Trust Company in 1960 and was responsible for technology, aerospace, and conglomerate securities. In 1963, he was appointed group head of the technology group; in 1967, he was asked to manage a newly introduced commingled emerging growth fund, The Supplemental Equity Fund, for the bank’s institutional clients. He was also appointed to the bank’s investment policy group. Mr. Segalas received a BA from Princeton University, after which he served as an officer in the U.S. Navy. He also spent some time in the shipping and construction industries before joining Bankers Trust.