Alexandra Soto, age 50, became Group Executive, Human Capital and Workplace Innovation, of Lazard Ltd and Lazard Group in June 2019. She became the Global Chief Operating Officer of Financial Advisory in July 2018 and has served as a Managing Director of Lazard since January 2001. Ms. Soto was previously Chief Operating Officer of Lazard Europe from January 2006 to July 2018, and Chief Operating Officer of Lazard Paris from October 2009 to August 2013. Ms. Soto joined Lazard in June 1993 and previously held various positions with Morgan Stanley. She is a member of the Supervisory Board of Metro AG.