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Richard K. Davis

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Richard K. Davis, Former Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, U.S. Bancorp;
Lead Director, Dow Inc.

Mr. Davis is the former Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Bancorp, parent company of U.S. Bank, one of the largest commercial banks in the United States. He served as Executive Chairman from 2007 to 2018, Chief Executive Officer from 2006 to 2017, and held various other executive positions at U.S. Bancorp including President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Davis was an Executive Vice President at Bank of America and Security Pacific Bank prior to joining Star Banc Corporation, which was one of U.S. Bancorp’s legacy companies.



During his career, he served as Chairman of the Financial Services Roundtable, Chairman of the Consumer Bankers Association, Chairman of The Clearing House, and representative for the Ninth District of the Federal Reserve, where he was President of its Financial Advisory Committee. He was also one of three executive co-chairs of the 2018 Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee. Mr. Davis served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Make-A-Wish America, a position he held from January 2019 to November 2022. Additionally, he currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Mayo Clinic.



Mr. Davis brings global business and leadership experience as a former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of a public company, particularly in industries subject to extensive regulation. He has extensive experience and knowledge of international business operations, financial services and capital allocation, which is particularly important given the global presence and financial aspects of the Company. Mr. Davis has additional public company board experience across the financial services and medical industries resulting in additional corporate governance and compensation experience, financial expertise and board leadership experience.



Mr. Davis also serves on the Board of Directors of Mastercard Incorporated (since June 2018) and Wells Fargo and Company (since April 2022). Mr. Davis served as director of Xcel Energy Inc. from 2006 to 2020. Mr. Davis served as a Director of TDCC from May 2015 until September 2017 when he became a member of the DowDuPont Inc. Materials Advisory Committee and then, in July 2018, a director of DowDuPont Inc. Mr. Davis resigned from the DowDuPont Inc. Board in April 2019.


Mr. Davis has served as Lead Director since April 2021.