CEO Today USA Awards 2021

91 CEO of BlackRock About Larry Fink Laurence D. Fink is Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BlackRock. He and seven partners founded BlackRock in 1988, and under his leadership, the firm has grown into a global leader in investment and technology solutions. BlackRock’s mission is to help investors build better financial futures and the firm is trusted to manage more money than any other investment company in the world. Mr. Fink has been named one of the “World’s Greatest Leaders” by Fortune, and Barron’s has named him one of the “World’s Best CEOs” for 15 consecutive years. Prior to founding BlackRock in 1988, Mr. Fink was a member of the Management Committee and a Managing Director of The First Boston Corporation. He serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of New York University (NYU) and the World Economic Forum, and is Co- Chairman of the NYU Langone Medical Center Board of Trustees. In addition, he serves on the boards of the Museum of Modern Art, the Council on Foreign Relations and the International Rescue Committee. He also serves on the Advisory Board of the Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management in Beijing and on the Executive Committee of the Partnership for New York City. Mr. Fink earned an MBA with a concentration in real estate from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1976 and a BA in political science from UCLA in 1974. About BlackRock Over the past 30 years, BlackRock has evolved from an eight- person start up to a global company who’s trusted to manage more assets* than any other investment manager. The past three decades have shown our commitment to our platform, our people and our technology so that we can continue to deliver long-term value for our clients and our shareholders. Worldwide reach. Local service and relationships. With 70 offices in 30 countries, BlackRock is a truly global firm that can combine the benefits of worldwide reach with local service and relationships. We manage assets for clients in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Africa. Our purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Together with our clients, we’re contributing to a more equitable and resilient world – today and for generations to come. Clients and partners BlackRock is trusted by clients of all types, from individual investors from all walks of life to pension funds, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds as well as companies and governments facing significant financial challenges. Larry Fink NEW YORK

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