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Rene M. Kern
Managing Director, General Atlantic

Rene Kern, a Director of KCG, served as a Director of GETCO since 2007. Mr. Kern is a Managing Director at General Atlantic. He is responsible for the firm’s capital partnering efforts and chairs General Atlantic’s Capital Committee. Mr. Kern is also a member of the firm’s Executive, Capital and Portfolio Committees. He is currently a Director, Member of Nominating Committee and Member of Compensation Committee of OptionsHouse. Mr. Kern previously chaired General Atlantic’s Portfolio Committee, which is responsible for monitoring portfolio company performance. Mr. Kern joined General Atlantic in l996 and headed the firm’s European activities until 2002. From 2002 to 2007, he led the firm’s Financial Services sector, serving on the boards of RiskMetrics Group as a Director and NYMEX Holdings as an observer. Prior to General Atlantic, he worked at Morgan Stanley in in the Investment Banking Division and Bain & Company as a management consultant. Mr. Kern is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned an M.B.A. from the Wharton School and a M.A. from the School of Arts and Sciences. He is a fellow of the University’s Lauder Institute International M.B.A. program and serves on Lauder’s Board of Governors. Mr. Kern received his Bachelors of Science degree from the University of California, Berkeley. He is a member of University of California Berkeley’s Berkeley New York Leadership and a member of the Board of Trustees of Greenwich Academy

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