On December 18, 2020, Moody’s Corporation announced that Mr. Lloyd Howell has been elected as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors, effective as of March 15, 2021. Lloyd Howell also has been elected to serve on the Board’s Audit, Governance & Nominating and Compensation & Human Resources Committees, effective as of March 15, 2021. With the election of Lloyd Howell, the Company’s Board will consist of eleven directors. Lloyd Howell is currently an executive vice president and the chief financial officer and treasurer of Booz Allen Hamilton. Since rejoining the firm in 1995, Lloyd Howell has served in a variety of leadership roles, including Civil and Commercial Group leader and Executive Vice President of Client Services.
As said in Form 8-K Current Report dated December 15, 2020 Llyod Howell will be paid in accordance with the Company’s director compensation plan for non-employee directors, an annual cash retainer of $105,000, payable in quarterly installments. In March 2021, he will receive an annual restricted stock unit award under the 1998 Moody’s Corporation Non-Employee Directors’ Stock Incentive Plan equivalent in value to $180,000 based on the fair market value of the Company’s common stock on the effective date of the grant, which award vests on the first anniversary of the date of grant.
Mr. Howell, 54, joined Booz Allen Hamilton in 1988 and is the firm’s Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. He previously led the firm’s Civil and Commercial business from 2013 to 2016, was Executive Vice President of Client Services from 2009 to 2013 and was Vice President of Strategy and Organization from 2000 to 2009. In 1991, he took a leave of absence from the firm to receive an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and worked at Goldman Sachs in its investment banking division from 1993 to 1995. He is also a Trustee at the University of Pennsylvania and a member of their Board of Overseers of the School of Engineering and Applied Science.