Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer Ventas, Inc.

John D. Cobb currently serves as our Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer, after serving as Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Officer of the Company from 2010 to March, 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Cobb was President and CEO of Senior Lifestyle Corporation, where he led the strategic direction of a 9,000+ unit retirement company with over 3,400 employees. Prior to that, he held various positions within GE Healthcare Financial Services, a division of General Electric Capital Corporation ("GECC"), which is a subsidiary of General Electric Corporation, with the last being Senior Managing Director, where he led a team focused on debt and equity investments of healthcare real estate totaling over $9B. Mr. Cobb currently serves on the Board of Directors of the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry ("NIC"). He is currently a member of the Executive Board of the American Seniors Housing Association.