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James Hunt

James S. Hunt

Elected 2017

Mr. Hunt is a retired executive who focuses on his work as a corporate director, serving public, private, and large scale operating not for profit enterprises. Mr. Hunt served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Worldwide from 2003 until his retirement in July 2012. During that period, he was a member of the Boards of Directors of Disney’s Hong Kong International Theme Park Company Limited, Shanghai International Theme Park Company Limited and Shanghai International Associated Facilities Company, Limited, as well as Disney’s Alameda Insurance and Buena Vista Insurance companies.

Prior to that, between 1992 and 2003 he held senior finance positions with Walt Disney World Resort, including Vice President – Finance and Controllership, Senior Vice President – Operations Finance and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Before that time, Mr. Hunt was a Partner with Ernst & Young. Mr. Hunt is a member and Chairman of the Board Directors of Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ), a position he has held since October 2017. Mr. Hunt has also served on the board of directors of Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE) since May 2013. In addition, Mr. Hunt is a member of the Board of Trustees of Penn Mutual Life, a mutual life insurance company, where he has been a member since January 2015.

Independent Director