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Ronald Nelson

Director at ViacomCBS

Mr. Nelson has extensive experience as a chief executive officer, chief financial officer and chief operating officer of major global companies, significant financial expertise, international business experience, public company and corporate governance experience and a long-standing background in the media industry. Mr. Nelson has served as a consultant to Avis Budget Group, Inc. since 2018. Prior to that, he served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Avis Budget Group from 2015 to 2018 and as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 2006 to 2015, and also served as Chief Operating Officer from 2010 to 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Nelson held several executive finance and operating roles, beginning in 2003 with Cendant Corporation, including as its Chief Financial Officer and President and a member of its board from 2003 to 2006. From 1994 to 2003, Mr. Nelson served as Co-Chief Operating Officer of DreamWorks SKG. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and a Director at Paramount Communications, Inc., formerly Gulf + Western Industries, Inc. Mr. Nelson has served on the board of Hanesbrands Inc. since 2008 and its Non-Executive Chairman since 2019, and on the board of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Inc. since 2019. He previously served on the board of Convergys Corporation.
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