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Charles Lebovitz has served as Chairman of the Board of CBL since the completion of its initial public offering in November 1993. He is also Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors. Mr. Lebovitz served as Chief Executive Officer of the Company until December 2009 and President of the Company until February 1999. Prior to the Company’s formation, he served in a similar capacity with CBL’s predecessor. Mr. Lebovitz has been involved in shopping center development since 1961 when he joined his family’s development business. In 1970, he became affiliated with Arlen Realty & Development Corp. (Arlen) where he served as President of Arlen’s shopping center division and, in 1978, he founded CBL’s predecessor. Mr. Lebovitz is an Advisory Director of First Tennessee Bank, N.A., and a member of the Urban Land Institute. He has previously served as Chairman of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and as a Trustee, Vice President (Southern Division) and was a member of the 2006-2008 National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT) Advisory Board of Governors. Mr. Lebovitz is involved in many civic organizations including the Chattanooga Rotary Club, past member of the Board of Trustees at McCallie School, past president of the Chattanooga Jewish Federation, past member of the Board of Trustees at Girls Preparatory School, past officer of the Board of Directors of the Chattanooga Jewish Community Center, past president of B’nai Zion Synagogue, past president of the McCallie School Alumni Council and former member of the Chancellor’s Round Table for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He currently serves on the National Board of Directors of Maccabiah USA/Sports for Israel (Maccabiah Games) and is National Vice Chairman of the United Jewish Appeal. Mr. Lebovitz received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business from Vanderbilt University.