Marc I. Stern is Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TCW, a member of the Management Committee of Société Générale Group and Chairman of Société Générale Global Investment Management and Services (GIMS) North America unit. Prior to joining TCW in 1990, Mr. Stern was President of SunAmerica, Inc. (NYSE). Mr. Stern is a former Managing Director and Chief Administrative Officer of The Henley Group, Inc. From 1974 to 1986 Mr. Stern was an officer of Allied-Signal Inc. and various predecessor companies. From 1970 to 1974 he was associated with the New York City law firm Debevoise & Plimpton. Mr. Stern currently serves as Director of Qualcomm, Inc. (NASDAQ), a Director of Rockefeller & Co., Inc. and is a Member of the Advisory Board and an Owner of the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club. He is Chairman of the Los Angeles Opera. Mr. Stern also serves on the Boards of the Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the California Institute of Technology. Mr. Stern was recently appointed as a "Commandeur de l'Ordre National du Mérite" by the President of France. Mr. Stern holds a BA from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania and a MA and JD from Columbia University.