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Republic Services Inc (RSG)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Manuel Kadre

51 2017 Chairman of the Board

Donald Slager

55 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Charles Serianni

55 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Jeffrey Hughes

60 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer

Catharine Ellingsen

53 2016 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, and Corporate Secretary

Kim Pegula

48 2017 Director

Tomago Collins

45 2013 Independent Director

William Flynn

63 2008 Independent Director

Thomas Handley

62 2016 Independent Director

Jennifer Kirk

42 2016 Independent Director

Michael Larson

57 2009 Independent Director

Ramon Rodriguez

2016 Independent Director

John Trani

2008 Independent Director

Sandra Volpe

49 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Manuel Kadre

Mr. Manuel Kadre is Chairman of the Board of Republic Services Inc. Mr. Kadre has been the Chief Executive Officer of Gold Coast Caribbean Importers, LLC, an importer of well-known beverage products in markets throughout the Caribbean, since July 2005, and Chief Executive Officer of MBB Auto, LLC, which owns assets in the luxury automobile market, since December 2012. Since May 2007, he has served as a director of Mednax, Inc., one of the nation’s leading providers of neonatal, maternal-fetal and pediatric physician and anesthesia services, and was designated Lead Independent Director in March 2014. From 1995 until July 2009, Mr. Kadre served in various roles, including President, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of CCI Companies, Inc., which distributes beverage products in markets throughout the Caribbean. An active leader in the community, Mr. Kadre serves on the Board of Trustees of the University of Miami and the Board of Governors of the University of Miami Hospital. Mr. Kadre has extensive knowledge of running successful businesses that are focused on positioning well-known brands in highly regulated markets. His experience in acquiring and managing businesses, including those in regulated industries and in government relations, as well as his financial experience, make him a valued member of Board.

Donald Slager

Mr. Donald W. Slager serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Republic Services, Inc. Mr. Slager was named a director in June 2010. Mr. Slager became President and Chief Executive Officer on January 1, 2011, after having served as President and Chief Operating Officer from December 2008. While with Allied, Mr. Slager served as President and Chief Operating Officer from January 2005 through December 2008 and as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from June 2003 through December 2004. He was Senior Vice President Operations from December 2001 to June 2003. Previously, Mr. Slager served as Vice President — Operations from February 1998 to December 2001, as Assistant Vice President — Operations from June 1997 to February 1998, and as Regional Vice President of the Western Region from June 1996 to June 1997. He also served as District Manager for the Chicago Metro District from 1992 to 1996. Before Allied’s acquisition of National Waste Services in 1992, Mr. Slager served at National Waste Services as General Manager from 1990 to 1992 and in other management positions with that company beginning in 1985. From 2009 until the company’s merger with DSV Group in January 2016, Mr. Slager served on the board of directors of UTi Worldwide, Inc., as Chairman of its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and as a member of its Compensation Committee. Mr. Slager brings to Board more than 35 years of experience in the solid waste and recycling industry, including 30 years with Republic or Allied. He served as Chief Operating Officer of Republic or Allied from 2003 through 2010, prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer in 2011. Mr. Slager’s proven track record as a leader with extensive experience in the industry positions him well to serve as a director and as President and Chief Executive Officer.

Charles Serianni

Mr. Charles F. Serianni is Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Serianni was appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, in August 2014. Mr. Serianni has over 30 years of experience in a variety of roles of increasing responsibility. He was named Vice President, Region Controller for the Company’s former West Region in July 2013. Before that, Mr. Serianni served as our Assistant Controller starting in June 1998 and progressed to Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer in December 2008. He served as the Accounting Operations Director for Republic Industries, Inc. (AutoNation) from February 1997 to June 1998. Before that, Mr. Serianni served as the Accounting Operations Director for Sunglass Hut International, Inc. from May 1993 to February 1997, and as Manager, Accounting and Auditing Services for Deloitte & Touche from September 1984 to May 1993.

Jeffrey Hughes

Mr. Jeffrey Allen Hughes is Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer of Republic Services, Inc. Mr. Hughes was named Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer in December 2008. Before that, Mr. Hughes served as Senior Vice President, Eastern Region Operations for Allied from 2004 until the Allied acquisition in December 2008. Mr. Hughes served as Assistant Vice President of Operations Support for Allied from 1999 to 2004 and as a District Manager for Allied from 1988 to 1999. Mr. Hughes has over 30 years of experience in the solid waste industry.

Catharine Ellingsen

Ms. Catharine D. Ellingsen is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, and Corporate Secretary of the Company. Ms. Ellingsen was named Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, and Corporate Secretary in June 2016. Ms. Ellingsen joined Allied Waste Industries, Inc. (“Allied”) as Corporate Counsel in August 2001 and has experience in a variety of roles of increasing responsibility. She was named Managing Corporate Counsel in January 2003, Director, Legal and Associate General Counsel in January 2005, and Vice President and Deputy General Counsel in June 2007. Ms. Ellingsen continued as Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Republic following the Allied acquisition in December 2008. She was then named Senior Vice President, Human Resources in August 2011 and served in that position until June 2016. Before joining Allied, Ms. Ellingsen was an attorney at Steptoe & Johnson LLP from 1996 to 2001 and at Bryan Cave LLP from 1993 to 1996. Ms. Ellingsen serves on the Board of Directors of AMCON Corporation and Nebraska Distributing Company.

Kim Pegula

Ms. Kim S. Pegula serves as Director of the company. She serves as president and chief executive officer of Pegula Sports and Entertainment, a company that provides creative and business services to numerous business entities in the professional sports, real estate, hospitality and music industries. Clients include the NFL’s Buffalo Bills, the NHL’s Buffalo Sabres, the multipurpose HARBORCenter facility in Buffalo, NY and Black River Entertainment in Nashville, Tenn., to name a few.

Tomago Collins

Mr. Tomago Collins serves as Independent Director of Republic Services, Inc., effective August 23, 2013. He currently serves as a senior executive at Kroenke Sports & Entertainment (“Kroenke”), which he joined in 2003. Mr. Collins has helped lead Kroenke in numerous areas of growth in the last decade, playing an integral role in launching Altitude Sports & Entertainment, a regional sports network viewed by millions of people throughout the Rocky Mountains. He serves as the strategic communications and public affairs executive for all Kroenke-owned sports, entertainment, real estate, ranch and vineyard products, including Arsenal Football Club, the Los Angeles Rams, Denver Nuggets, Altitude, the Outdoor Channel, World Fishing Network and the Pepsi Center. Mr. Collins also works closely with senior management of Kroenke on business development, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic planning. Before joining Kroenke, he was a journalist at The (Louisville) Courier-Journal and CNN International. Mr. Collins currently serves as a director of AutoNation, Inc. Mr. Collins brings a significant background of business development, strategic planning and public affairs experience to Board. In addition to his wide-ranging work at Kroenke, he currently serves on the Boards of Directors of the Playing for Change, Colorado Make a Wish, Global Down Syndrome and Colorado I Have a Dream Foundations.

William Flynn

Mr. William J. Flynn serves as an Independent Director of Republic Services Inc. He served as a director of Allied from February 2007 until December 2008. Mr. Flynn is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (“Atlas”). Prior to joining Atlas in 2006, Mr. Flynn served as President and Chief Executive Officer of GeoLogistics Corporation (“GeoLogistics”) from 2002 until its sale in 2005. He was a Senior Vice President with CSX Corporation from 2000 to 2002 and held various positions of increasing responsibility with Sea-Land Service Inc. from 1977 to 1999. Mr. Flynn served as a director of Horizon Lines, Inc. from 2006 to 2012. He also currently serves as a director of Atlas and as a director of the Airlines for America Association. Mr. Flynn was named a 2014 Financial Times Outstanding Director. Mr. Flynn is well-positioned to serve as a director. With his years of experience as Chief Executive Officer of Atlas and GeoLogistics, Mr. Flynn brings to the Board proven leadership and managerial experience at the most senior level and, with that, a keen appreciation of the financial, operational, compensation and other issues faced by public and private companies. His 39-year career in international supply chain management and freight transportation also gives him particular awareness of issues faced by companies like Republic. Mr. Flynn also has experience as both an inside and independent director, giving him a unique perspective that he brings to his service on Board.

Thomas Handley

Mr. Thomas W. Handley is Independent Director of the Company. He serves as president and chief operating officer for Ecolab, Inc., responsible for providing leadership, management and strategic counsel for seven of Ecolab’s eight business sectors. Ecolab, a $13.5 billion company, delivers comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use, and improve operational efficiencies for businesses in more than 170 countries around the world.

Jennifer Kirk

Ms. Jennifer M. Kirk is an Independent Director of the Company. She is vice president, controller and principal accounting officer of Occidental Petroleum Corporation, the third largest U.S. oil and gas company based on market capitalization with oil and gas, midstream and chemical operations in the United States, Middle East and Latin America. She is responsible for the direct oversight of all company financial activities, including financial reporting, accounting, compliance and internal controls. She is an accredited petroleum accountant with 20 years of experience. Ms. Kirk serves on the Republic Services’ Audit Committee and the Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility Committee.

Michael Larson

Mr. Michael Larson serves as an Independent Director of Republic Services, Inc. He is the chief investment officer to William H. Gates III and is responsible for Mr. Gates’ non-Microsoft investments as well as the investments of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust. Prior to working for Mr. Gates, Mr. Larson was with Harris Investment Management, Putnam Management Company and ARCO. He currently serves on the board of directors and the Finance and Compensation Committees of AutoNation, Inc., the board of directors and the Finance and Safety, Health and Environment Committees of Ecolab, Inc., and the board of directors of Fomento Mexicano Economica, S.A.B.de C.V. In addition, Mr. Larson is Chairman of the Board of Trustees for two funds within the Western Asset Management fund complex and sits on their respective Audit Committees and Governance and Nominating Committees. He served as a director of Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. from April 2009 through December 2014. Mr. Larson has 35 years of investment experience, giving him a broad understanding of the capital markets, business cycles, capital investment and allocation, and an appreciation of the interests of long-term shareholders. His service on our Board offers the perspective of our largest shareholder, Mr. Gates’ Cascade Investment, L.L.C.

Ramon Rodriguez

Mr. Ramon A. Rodriguez, CPA, serves as an Independent Director of Republic Services, Inc. He has served as independent Chairman of the Board since May 8, 2014. Mr. Rodriguez served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Madsen, Sapp, Mena, Rodriguez & Co., P.A., a firm of certified public accountants, from 1981 through 2006 when the firm was acquired by Crowe Horwath LLP. He is a past Chairman of the Florida Board of Accountancy and was also President of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Rodriguez served as a director, Chairman of the Board of Directors, chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of Alico, Inc., a company involved in the agriculture business, from June 2009 through February 2015. He served on the board of Swisher Hygiene, Inc., as Chairman of its Audit Committee and as a member of its Compensation Committee, from November 2010 through January 2011. In 1975, Mr. Rodriguez was a founder and Treasurer of DME Corporation, a company involved in aerospace and defense that was sold in 2009. He also serves as a director of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and as a member of its Audit and Finance Committees and Investment Subcommittee. Mr. Rodriguez is an experienced financial leader with the skills necessary to serve as a director and as Chairman of the Board. In his 38-year career in public accounting, Mr. Rodriguez developed vast accounting and financial experience and particular insight regarding the external and internal audit functions for a multitude of companies. He combines this expertise with experience as a public company director, Audit Committee chairman, member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and former board Chairman of Alico. Mr. Rodriguez also provides substantial management experience gained from his years as an executive of DME Corporation and as Chief Executive Officer of Madsen, Sapp, Mena, Rodriguez & Co., P.A.

John Trani

Mr. John M. Trani serves as an Independent Director of Republic Services Inc. He served as a director of Allied from February 2007 until December 2008. Mr. Trani was Chairman of Accretive Commerce (formerly New Roads) from February 2004 until it was acquired in September 2007. Prior to that, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Stanley Works from 1997 until his retirement in 2003. Prior to joining Stanley Works, Mr. Trani served in various positions of increasing responsibility with General Electric Company (“GE”) from 1978 to 1996. He was a Senior Vice President of GE and President and Chief Executive Officer of its Medical Systems Group from 1986 to 1996. Mr. Trani also serves as an Executive Director of Tidewater Holdings and General Operating Partner of Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners. Mr. Trani’s extensive business experience in senior operational roles at both Stanley Works and GE make him a significant contributor to our Board. As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Stanley Works, Mr. Trani gained a keen awareness of the financial, compensation, accounting and other issues that face a large public company. His service as both an inside and independent director further position him well to serve on Board.

Sandra Volpe

Ms. Sandra M. Volpe is an Independent Director of the company. She serves as senior vice president, Strategic Planning, Communications and Contractor Relations for FedEx Ground, a leader in fast, reliable and cost-effective package ground shipping. In her role, she is responsible for strategy across FedEx Ground and at the corporate level, as well as internal and external communications, and management and governance of the contractor relations function. On February 14, 2017, the Board appointed Ms. Volpe to the Board’s Audit Committee and Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Committee Effective April 1, 2017, the Board appointed Ms. Volpe to the Board’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, and she will continue on the Board’s Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Committee.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Manuel Kadre

300,014

Donald Slager

12,917,800

Charles Serianni

2,547,500

Jeffrey Hughes

2,400,460

Catharine Ellingsen

1,477,420

Kim Pegula

--

Tomago Collins

300,014

William Flynn

320,014

Thomas Handley

130,450

Jennifer Kirk

130,450

Michael Larson

320,014

Ramon Rodriguez

450,014

John Trani

300,014

Sandra Volpe

19,723
As Of  30 Dec 2016