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John W. Rogers, Jr.

Independent Director since 2000

Committees: Investment Oversight (Chair); Corporate Governance

​​​Mr. Rogers’ broad experience on the boards of a number of major public corporations doing business in a variety of industries has made him a leader in the Chicago business community with perspectives into Chicago business developments. His role in Chicago’s and the nation’s African-American community brings diversity to the Board and emphasis to Exelon’s robust diversity initiatives and community outreach. His success in investment management and the financial markets, and board service at an insurance brokerage and services company, provide him with honed skills and expertise ideal to his leadership of the Investment Oversight Committee and its role in managing Exelon’s extensive nuclear decommissioning, pension, and post-retirement benefit trust funds. Mr. Rogers’ service on the boards and committees of other companies has provided experience that adds further depth to the Corporate Governance Committee. He was named one of six 2010 Outstanding Directors by the Outstanding Directors Exchange.

Professional History & Board Service

 ​Mr. Rogers is the Chairman and CEO of Ariel Investments, LLC, an institutional money management firm that he founded in 1983. Mr. Rogers also serves as trustee of the Ariel Investment Trust.

Mr. Rogers has served as a director of McDonald’s Corporation (global foodservice retailer) since 2003. He previously served as a director of Aon Corporation from 1993 to 2012; GATX Corporation from 1998 to 2004; Bank One Corporation from 1998 to 2004; and Bally Total Fitness from 2003 to 2006.