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This excerpt taken from the EXLS DEF 14A filed Apr 30, 2009.

OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Our board of directors currently consists of nine directors divided into three classes, with each director serving a three-year term and one class being elected at each year’s annual meeting of stockholders. The current composition of our board of directors is as follows:

 

Class III Directors (term expiring in 2009):

 

Steven B. Gruber, our Lead Director

Dr. Mohanbir Sawhney

Garen K. Staglin

Class I Directors (term expiring in 2010):

 

Edward V. Dardani

Rohit Kapoor, our President and Chief Executive Officer

Kiran Karnik

Class II Directors (term expiring in 2011):

 

David B. Kelso

Clyde W. Ostler

Vikram Talwar, our Executive Chairman

The election of our Class III directors will take place at the Annual Meeting. If elected, each of the Class III director nominees will serve on our board of directors until our annual meeting of stockholders in 2012 or until their successors are duly elected and qualified in accordance with our by-laws.

The following sets forth additional information regarding our directors.

Vikram Talwar—Age: 59—co-founded ExlService.com, Inc., our predecessor (“EXL Inc.”), in April 1999 and has served as our Executive Chairman since May 2008. Mr. Talwar served as our Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of our board of directors from November 2002 to April 2008 and as Chief Executive Officer of EXL Inc. since April 1999. Prior to founding EXL Inc., Mr. Talwar served in various capacities at Bank of America, including Country Manager in India and other Asian countries from 1970 to 1996, and served as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Ernst & Young Consulting India from 1998 to 1999.

Rohit Kapoor—Age: 44—co-founded EXL Inc. in April 1999 and has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since May 2008 and as a director since November 2002. Mr. Kapoor served as our Chief Financial Officer from November 2002 until June 2005 and from August 2006 to March 2007, as our Chief Operating Officer from June 2007 until April 2008 and as President and Chief Financial Officer of EXL Inc. since August 2000. Prior to founding EXL Inc., Mr. Kapoor served as a business head of Deutsche Bank from July 1999 to July 2000. From 1991 to 2000, Mr. Kapoor served in various capacities at Bank of America in the United States and Asia, including India.

Steven B. Gruber—Age: 51—has served as our Lead Director since May 2008 and served as our Chairman from November 2002 until April 2008. Since February 1999, Mr. Gruber has been a Managing Partner of Oak Hill Capital Management, Inc., the investment advisor to Oak Hill Capital Partners, L.P., one of our 5% stockholders. Since April 1990, Mr. Gruber has been a Managing Director of Oak Hill Partners, Inc. (including its predecessor entities) and the Manager of Acadia Partners, L.P. Additionally, since February 1994, he has been a Managing Partner of Insurance Partners Advisors L.P. Mr. Gruber serves on the board of directors of American Skiing Company.

Edward V. Dardani—Age: 47—has served as a member of our board of directors since April 2005. Mr. Dardani is a Partner of Oak Hill Capital Partners, L.P., one of our 5% stockholders, which he joined in July 2002. Mr. Dardani is responsible for investments in business and financial services sectors. Mr. Dardani began his career at Merrill Lynch in their investment banking group. Mr. Dardani serves on the boards of directors of American Skiing Company, RSC Equipment Rental, Inc. The Jacobson Companies, and Southern Air, Inc.

David B. Kelso—Age: 56—has served as a director since July 2006. Mr. Kelso most recently served as a senior advisor to Inductis, Inc. (“Inductis”) from June 2004 through June 2006. He served in the Office of the

 

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Chairman as Executive Vice President for Strategy and Finance for Aetna, Inc. from September 2001 through September 2003. Mr. Kelso served on the board of directors of Aetna Life Insurance Company from 2001 to 2003. In 2003, Mr. Kelso founded Kelso Advisory Services and serves as its Managing Director. Mr. Kelso serves on the boards of directors of Aspen Holdings, Ltd. and Assurant Inc.

Clyde W. Ostler—Age: 62—has served as a member of our board of directors since December 2007. Mr. Ostler is currently Group Executive Vice President of the Wealth Management Group and Internet Services Group at Wells Fargo & Company, where he has been employed since 1971 in various management positions, including as General Auditor from 1983 to 1986 and Chief Financial Officer from 1986 to 1990.

Dr. Mohanbir Sawhney—Age: 45—has served as a member of our board of directors since November 2005. Dr. Sawhney is a recognized author, scholar and consultant on marketing and e-business and has been the McCormick Tribune Professor of Technology and the Director of the Center for Research in Technology & Innovation at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, since September 1993. Dr. Sawhney is also a Fellow of the World Economic Forum.

Garen K. Staglin—Age: 64—has served as a member of our board of directors since June 2005. Mr. Staglin has over 35 years of experience in the financial services and technology industries. Mr. Staglin served on the board of directors of First Data Corporation, a credit card and financial services processing company, from 1992 to 2002 and was Chief Executive Officer of eONE Global LP, an emerging payments company, from 2001 to 2004. Mr. Staglin serves as a director on the boards of directors of Solera Holdings, Inc. and Bottomline Technologies, Inc. and several private companies. Mr. Staglin is a member of the Advisory Board of the Cambridge University Business School in the United Kingdom.

Kiran Karnik—Age: 62—has served as a member of our board of directors since September 2008. From September 2001 through January 2008, Mr. Karnik served as President of NASSCOM, an Indian industry body representing companies in the information technology (IT) and IT-enabled services sectors. Prior to his tenure at NASSCOM, Mr. Karnik was the Managing Director at Discovery Networks in India. Earlier, Mr. Karnik was Founder-Director of the Consortium for Educational Communication. Mr. Karnik serves as a director on the board of directors of Satyam Computers Services Ltd.

There are no family relationships among any of our directors or executive officers.

 

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This excerpt taken from the EXLS DEF 14A filed Apr 29, 2008.

OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Our board of directors currently consists of eight directors divided into three classes, with each director serving a three-year term and one class being elected at each year’s annual meeting of stockholders. The current composition of our board of directors is as follows:

 

Class II Directors (term expiring in 2008):

   David B. Kelso
Clyde W. Ostler

Vikram Talwar, our Vice Chairman and CEO

Class III Directors (term expiring in 2009):

   Steven B. Gruber, our Chairman

Dr. Mohanbir Sawhney

Garen K. Staglin

Class I Directors (term expiring in 2010):

   Edward V. Dardani

Rohit Kapoor, our President and Chief
    Operating Officer

The election of our Class II directors will take place at the Annual Meeting. If elected, each of the Class II director nominees will serve on our board of directors until our annual meeting of stockholders in 2011 or until their successors are duly elected and qualified in accordance with our by-laws.

The following sets forth additional information regarding our directors.

Vikram Talwar—Age: 58—co-founded ExlService.com, Inc., our predecessor (“EXL Inc.”), in April 1999 and has served as our Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of our board of directors since November 2002 and as Chief Executive Officer of EXL Inc. since April 1999. Prior to founding EXL Inc., Mr. Talwar served in various capacities at Bank of America, including Country Manager in India and other Asian countries from 1970 to 1996, and served as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Ernst & Young Consulting India from 1998 to 1999.

Rohit Kapoor—Age: 43—co-founded EXL Inc. in April 1999 and has served as our President and director since November 2002, as our Chief Financial Officer from November 2002 until June 2005 and from August 2006 to March 2007, as our Chief Operating Officer since June 2007 and as President and Chief Financial Officer of EXL Inc. since August 2000. Prior to founding EXL Inc., Mr. Kapoor served as a business head of Deutsche Bank from July 1999 to July 2000. From 1991 to 2000, Mr. Kapoor served in various capacities at Bank of America in the United States and Asia, including India.

Steven B. Gruber—Age: 50—has served as our Chairman since November 2002. Since February 1999, Mr. Gruber has been a Managing Partner of Oak Hill Capital Management, Inc., the investment advisor to Oak Hill Capital Partners, L.P., one of our 5% stockholders. Since April 1990, Mr. Gruber has been a Managing Director of Oak Hill Partners, Inc. (including its predecessor entities) and the Manager of Acadia Partners, L.P. Additionally, since February 1994, he has been a Managing Partner of Insurance Partners Advisors L.P. Mr. Gruber serves on the board of directors of American Skiing Company.

Edward V. Dardani—Age: 46—has served as a member of our board of directors since April 2005. Mr. Dardani is a Partner of Oak Hill Capital Partners, L.P., one of our 5% stockholders, which he joined in July 2002. Mr. Dardani is responsible for investments in business and financial services sectors. Mr. Dardani began his career at Merrill Lynch in their investment banking group. Mr. Dardani serves on the boards of directors of American Skiing Company, RSC Equipment Rental, Inc. The Jacobson Companies, and Southern Air, Inc.

David B. Kelso—Age: 55—has served as a director since July 2006. Mr. Kelso most recently served as a senior advisor to Inductis, Inc. (“Inductis”) from June 2004 through June 2006. He served in the Office of the Chairman as Executive Vice President for Strategy and Finance for Aetna, Inc. from September 2001 through

 

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September 2003. Mr. Kelso served on the board of directors of Aetna Life Insurance Company from 2001 to 2003. In 2003, Mr. Kelso founded Kelso Advisory Services and serves as its Managing Director. Mr. Kelso serves on the boards of directors of Aspen Holdings, Ltd. and Assurant Inc.

Clyde W. Ostler—Age: 61—has served as a member of our board of directors since December 2007. Mr. Ostler is currently Group Executive Vice President of the Wealth Management Group and Internet Services Group at Wells Fargo & Company, where he has been employed since 1971 in various management positions, including as General Auditor from 1983 to 1986 and Chief Financial Officer from 1986 to 1990.

Dr. Mohanbir Sawhney—Age: 44—has served as a member of our board of directors since November 2005. Dr. Sawhney is a recognized author, scholar and consultant on marketing and e-business and has been the McCormick Tribune Professor of Technology and the Director of the Center for Research in Technology & Innovation at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, since September 1993. Dr. Sawhney is also a Fellow of the World Economic Forum.

Garen K. Staglin—Age: 63—has served as a member of our board of directors since June 2005. Mr. Staglin has over 35 years of experience in the financial services and technology industries. Mr. Staglin served on the board of directors of First Data Corporation, a credit card and financial services processing company, from 1992 to 2002 and was Chief Executive Officer of eONE Global LP, an emerging payments company, from 2001 to 2004. Mr. Staglin serves as on the boards of directors of Solera Holdings, Inc. and Bottomline Technologies, Inc. and several private companies. Mr. Staglin is a member of the Advisory Board of the Cambridge University Business School in the United Kingdom.

There are no family relationships among any of our directors or executive officers.

On April 15, 2008, we announced that, pursuant to our internally developed succession plans, effective May 1, 2008, Mr. Gruber will become our Lead Director, Mr. Talwar will become our Executive Chairman and Rohit Kapoor will become our President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Kapoor will remain one of our directors.

This excerpt taken from the EXLS DEF 14A filed Apr 25, 2007.

OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Our board of directors currently consists of seven directors divided into three classes, with each director serving a three-year term and one class being elected at each year’s annual meeting of stockholders. The current composition of our board of directors is as follows:

 

Class I Directors (term expiring in 2007):

   Edward V. Dardani
Rohit Kapoor, our President

Class II Directors (term expiring in 2008):

   David B. Kelso
Vikram Talwar, our Vice Chairman and CEO

Class III Directors (term expiring in 2009):

   Steven B. Gruber, our Chairman
Dr. Mohanbir Sawhney
Garen K. Staglin

The election of our Class I directors will take place at the Annual Meeting. If elected, each of the Class I director nominees will serve on our board of directors until our annual meeting of stockholders in 2010 or until their successors are duly elected and qualified in accordance with our by-laws.

The following sets forth additional information regarding our directors.

Vikram Talwar—Age: 57—co-founded ExlService.com, Inc., our predecessor (“EXL Inc.”), in April 1999 and has served as our Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of our board of directors since November 2002 and as Chief Executive Officer of EXL Inc. since April 1999. Prior to founding EXL Inc., Mr. Talwar served in various capacities at Bank of America, including Country Manager in India and other Asian countries from 1970 to 1996, and served as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Ernst & Young Consulting India from 1998 to 1999.

Rohit Kapoor—Age: 42—co-founded EXL Inc. in April 1999 and has served as our President and director since November 2002, as our Chief Financial Officer from November 2002 until June 2005 and from August 2006 to March 2007, and as President and Chief Financial Officer of EXL Inc. since August 2000. Prior to founding EXL Inc., Mr. Kapoor served as a business head of Deutsche Bank from July 1999 to July 2000. From 1991 to 2000, Mr. Kapoor served in various capacities at Bank of America in the United States and Asia, including India.

Steven B. Gruber—Age: 49—has served as our Chairman since November 2002. Since February 1999, Mr. Gruber has been a Managing Partner of Oak Hill Capital Management, Inc., the investment advisor to Oak

 

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Hill Capital Partners, L.P., one of our 5 percent stockholders. Since April 1990, Mr. Gruber has been a Managing Director of Oak Hill Partners, Inc. (including its predecessor entities) and the Manager of Acadia Partners, L.P. Additionally, since February 1994, he has been a Managing Partner of Insurance Partners Advisors L.P. Mr. Gruber serves on the boards of directors of American Skiing Company and Williams Scotsman International, Inc.

Edward V. Dardani—Age: 45—has served as a member of our board of directors since April 2005. Mr. Dardani is a Partner of Oak Hill Capital Management, Inc., the investment advisor to Oak Hill Capital Partners, L.P., one of our 5 percent stockholders, which he joined in 2002. Mr. Dardani is responsible for investments in business and financial services sectors. Mr. Dardani began his career at Merrill Lynch in their investment banking group. Mr. Dardani serves on the board of directors of American Skiing Company.

David B. Kelso—Age: 54—has served as a director since July 2006. Mr. Kelso most recently served as a senior advisor to Inductis, Inc. (“Inductis”) from June 2004 through June 2006. He served in the Office of the Chairman as Executive Vice President for Strategy and Finance for Aetna, Inc. from September 2001 through September 2003. Mr. Kelso served on the board of directors of Aetna Life Insurance Company from 2001 to 2003. In 2003, Mr. Kelso founded Kelso Advisory Services and serves as its Managing Director. Mr. Kelso serves on the board of directors of Aspen Holdings, Ltd. and Assurant Inc.

Dr. Mohanbir Sawhney—Age: 43—has served as a member of our board of directors since November 2005. Dr. Sawhney is a recognized author, scholar and consultant on marketing and e-business and has been the McCormick Tribune Professor of Technology and the Director of the Center for Research in Technology & Innovation at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, since September 1993. Dr. Sawhney is also a Fellow of the World Economic Forum.

Garen K. Staglin—Age: 62—has served as a member of our board of directors since June 2005. Mr. Staglin has over 35 years of experience in the financial services and technology industries. Mr. Staglin served on the board of directors of First Data Corporation, a credit card and financial services processing company, from 1992 to 2002 and was Chief Executive Officer of eONE Global LP, an emerging payments company, from 2001 to 2004. Mr. Staglin serves as a director of Global Document Solutions, Inc., a digital printing, imaging and customer relationship management outsourcing company, and Solera, Inc., a consulting, outsourced services and technology provider focused on auto claims solutions. Mr. Staglin is a senior advisor for FTVentures, one of our 5% stockholders. Mr. Staglin is a member of the Advisory Board of the Cambridge University Business School in the United Kingdom.

There are no family relationships among any of our directors or executive officers.

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