People: Strategic Hotels & Resorts Inc (BEE)

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31 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Raymond Gellein

66 2012 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Diane Morefield

55 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Richard Moreau

67 2011 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President - Asset Management

Paula Maggio

45 2012 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Stephen Briggs

55 2009 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Sheli Rosenberg

72 2012 Lead Independent Director

Robert Bowen

72 2004 Independent Director

James Jeffs

61 2006 Independent Director

David Johnson

52 2014 Independent Director

Richard Kincaid

52 2009 Independent Director

David Michels

68 2006 Independent Director

William Prezant

67 2010 Independent Director

Eugene Reilly

2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Raymond Gellein

Mr. Raymond L. Gellein, Jr., is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. On November 2, 2012, Raymond L. Gellein, Jr. was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. In August of 2009, Mr. Gellein joined the Board of Directors of Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc., and was elected Chairman of the Board in August of 2010. Previously, Mr. Gellein held the position of President, Global Development Group of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide (“Starwood”) from July, 2006 through March, 2008. In this position, Mr. Gellein had overall management responsibility for the full range of Starwood’s global real estate-related functions. Prior to serving as President of Global Development Group, Mr. Gellein served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., the vacation ownership division of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. from 1999 through July, 2006. Mr. Gellein served as a Director of Starwood Vacation Ownership Inc. from 1999 to 2008. Mr. Gellein was formerly Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Vistana, Inc. (NYSE: VSTN) (“Vistana”), a public vacation ownership company acquired by Starwood in 1999. He joined Vistana in 1980 and was instrumental in the company’s development, the sale of the company in 1986, re-acquiring the assets of the Vistana entities from General Development Corporation in 1991 and launching a initial public offering of Vistana in 1997. Mr. Gellein holds an MBA in Finance, Accounting and Marketing from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management (1974), as well as a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Psychology from Denison University (1969). Mr. Gellein has served as a board member of the Florida Chapter of Junior Achievement, the Roy E. Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College and served as the Chairman of the American Resort Development Association (“ARDA”). Mr. Gellein is also currently serving as member to the ARDA board.

Diane Morefield

Ms. Diane M. Morefield is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. From December 2009 to March of 2010, Ms. Morefield served as a Senior Consultant at CTS Holdings, Inc., a business advisory and project management firm. From November 2007 through June 2009, Ms. Morefield served as Chief Financial Officer of Equity International, a privately-held investment company focused exclusively on real estate related businesses operating outside of the United States. During this time, Ms. Morefield was responsible for financial reporting, investor relations, portfolio management, treasury and was actively involved in capital raising. From April 2007 through October 2007, Ms. Morefield served as Chief Financial Officer of Joseph Freed & Associates, LLC, a owned, privately-held real estate development and operating company specializing in retail, residential and mixed-use projects. Prior to this role, Ms. Morefield was Senior Vice President – Investor Relations at EOP and responsible for all investor and public relations at the company. Ms. Morefield serves on the Board of Directors and is Audit Committee Chair for Spirit Realty Capital (NYSE: SRC). She is also a board member of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Morefield received an MBA from The University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the University of Illinois. She is a certified Public Accountant.

Richard Moreau

Mr. Richard J. Moreau is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President - Asset Management of Strategic Hotels & Resorts Inc. Mr. Moreau previously served as the Company’s Vice President, Asset Management from 1997 to 2003 and Senior Vice President, Asset Management from 2003 until 2005. Mr. Moreau is responsible for the asset management of all the company properties. Mr. Moreau has been in the hospitality industry for over 40 years in both property and multi-unit operation positions. From 1992 until he joined the Company in November 1997, Mr. Moreau was a principal in Gremor Hospitality, a hotel asset management company. From 1988 until 1992, he was a principal and Executive Vice President at Inn America Corporation, an independent hotel management company, where he was responsible for the day-to-day operations of 22 full service hotels and resorts operating under franchise agreements with Hilton, Sheraton and Holiday Inn. From 1985 until 1988, he was a Vice President of Operations for Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, where he was responsible for the development and implementation of all pre-opening and operating procedures for six prototype Hyatt hotels. From 1972 to 1985, Mr. Moreau worked for The Howard Johnson Company.

Paula Maggio

Ms. Paula C. Maggio is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Strategic Hotels & Resorts Inc. She has been responsible for oversight of the Company’s legal affairs since 2004. Ms. Maggio played a critical role in the Company’s initial public offering in 2004 and subsequently executed a number of transactions for the Company. Ms. Maggio also retains responsibility for the Company’s Human Capital function. From 2007 to 2012, Ms. Maggio served as the Company’s Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. From 2004 to 2007, Ms. Maggio served as the Company’s Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Upon joining the Company’s predecessor in December, 2000 and through May, 2004, Ms. Maggio acted as Vice President, Assistant Secretary and Associate General Counsel. Prior to joining the Company’s predecessor, Ms. Maggio practiced law with Altheimer & Gray, where she focused primarily on real estate and hospitality law. Ms. Maggio received a Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Illinois in 1991 and 1994, respectively.

Stephen Briggs

Mr. Stephen M. Briggs is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer of Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Mr. Briggs previously served as the Company’s Vice President, Controller and Principal Accounting Officer from 2007 until February 2009. His responsibilities included all external and internal financial reporting, including SEC reporting, federal and local income tax compliance, reporting to EOP’s audit committee and Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (“Sarbanes-Oxley”) compliance and coordination with external auditors of quarterly and annual audit processes. Prior to that, Mr. Briggs held positions at EOP as Senior Vice President—Chief Accounting Officer (2000-2004); Senior Vice President—Financial Reporting and Accounting (1999); Vice President- Financial Reporting and Accounting (1996-1999) and Vice President—Property Accounting (1993-1996). He was formerly a Vice President at VMS Realty Partners and an Auditor at Deloitte, Haskins & Sells. Mr. Briggs received a MBA from DePaul University and a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from The University of Illinois. Mr. Briggs is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of Best Financial Practices Council of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trust.

Sheli Rosenberg

Ms. Sheli Z. Rosenberg is Lead Independent Director of Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Sheli Z. Rosenberg is Of Counsel to Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP, a law firm which she joined in 2011. Ms. Rosenberg is the former President, Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of Equity Group Investments, L.L.C., an investment company (“EGI”). She joined EGI in 1994 as the company’s General Counsel and rose to become Vice Chairman (2000-2003) and Chief Executive Officer (1999-2000) before departing in 2003. Prior to joining EGI, Ms. Rosenberg was a principal of Rosenberg & Liebentritt, P.C., a Chicago law firm from 1980 to 1997 and prior to that, she was a Managing Partner of Chicago law firm Schiff Hardin, LLP, where she focused on real estate, finance and corporate law, and was the first woman to become a partner at that firm. Ms. Rosenberg currently serves as a director for several publicly traded and private companies, primarily in the real estate and health care sectors. Ms. Rosenberg serves as Lead Independent Director of Equity Lifestyle Properties, Inc., and Director of Nanosphere, Inc. and Ventas, Inc. Ms. Rosenberg is a former Director of CVS Caremark Corporation, General Growth Properties, Inc., Capital Trust, Inc., Avis Budget Group, Inc. and a former Trustee of Equity Residential. Ms. Rosenberg was an Adjunct Professor at Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management from 2003 until 2007. A recognized advocate for women in business, she is a Co-Founder and former President of the Center for Executive Women at the Kellogg School, where she continues to serve on the Center’s steering committee. Ms. Rosenberg received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Tufts University and is a graduate of Northwestern University School of Law.

Robert Bowen

Mr. Robert P. Bowen is an Independent Director of Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Robert P. Bowen retired as a Partner of Arthur Andersen LLP in 1999. From 1980 to 1998, he was Partner-in-Charge of the audit practice of Arthur Andersen’s Memphis and Little Rock offices. For more than 25 years, he specialized in the hospitality and entertainment industry and was a member of Arthur Andersen’s worldwide hospitality industry team. Mr. Bowen joined Arthur Andersen in 1968 after receiving his MBA degree from Emory University. Mr. Bowen served as a Director of Gaylord Entertainment Company (NYSE: GET) from 2003 to 2007, and as a Director of Equity Inns, Inc. (NYSE: ENN) from 2004 to 2007.

James Jeffs

Mr. James A. Jeffs is an Independent Director of Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. James A. Jeffs has served as the Director and Executive Co-Chairman of Max Petroleum plc, an independent oil and gas exploration company, listed on both the London Stock Exchange and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange since October, 2005. Mr. Jeffs was a director of South Oil Company and was also a Director of Magnum Oil, both based in Russia. Mr. Jeffs has served since 1994 as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of The Whittier Trust Company, a trust and investment management company headquartered in South Pasadena, California and as a Director since 2012. Mr. Jeffs was the former Chairman of the Board of Directors of Whittier Energy Corporation, an oil and gas exploration and production company headquartered in Houston, Texas and listed on the NASDAQ. Previously, Mr. Jeffs was Chairman of the Board, Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Chaparral Resources, Inc. Mr. Jeffs was Chief Investment Officer and Senior Vice President of Trust Services of America from 1988 to 1992, and also President and Chief Executive Officer of TSA Capital Management. Mr. Jeffs also has served on the Board of Investments of The Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association.

David Johnson

Mr. David W. Johnson is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Johnson currently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Aimbridge Hospitality, the nation's second largest independent hotel investment and management firm, which currently owns and/or manages over 200 upscale independent and branded hotels with nearly 27,000 rooms across the United States and the Caribbean. Prior to joining Aimbridge, Mr. Johnson spent 17 years at Wyndham International serving in various capacities including Executive Vice President/Chief Marketing Officer and President of Wyndham Hotels. Mr. Johnson received his bachelor's degree in Business Economics from Northeastern Illinois University, graduating with highest honors. Mr. Johnson currently serves on several Boards of Directors including The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International, Meeting Professionals International and Active International, and was recently on the Board of Directors for Gaylord Entertainment.

Richard Kincaid

Mr. Richard D. Kincaid is an Independent Director of Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Richard D. Kincaid has served as the President and Founder of the BeCause Foundation, a nonprofit corporation that heightens awareness about a number of complex social problems and promotes change through the power of film since May, 2007. Mr. Kincaid is also an active private investor in early-stage companies. Until its acquisition by the Blackstone Group in February of 2007, Mr. Kincaid was the president and Chief Executive Officer of Equity Office Properties Trust (NYSE: EOP) (“EOP”), the publicly-traded office REIT and owner of office buildings in the United States. Prior to being named President and Chief Executive Officer of EOP in 2003, Mr. Kincaid served as EOP’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Kincaid has also served as EOP’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining EOP in 1995, Mr. Kincaid was Senior Vice President of Finance for Equity Group Investments, Inc. Prior to joining Equity Group Investments, Inc. in 1990, Mr. Kincaid held positions with Barclays Bank PLC and The First National Bank of Chicago. Mr. Kincaid is Chairman of the Board of Dividend Capital Diversified Properties Fund and is on the Board of Directors of Rayonier Inc. (NYSE: RYN), an international REIT that specializes in timber and specialty fibers. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Vail Resorts (NYSE: MTN), a mountain resort operator. From October 2002 to February of 2007, Mr. Kincaid served as a Director of EOP. Mr. Kincaid received his MBA from the University of Texas, and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Wichita State University.

David Michels

Sir David M.C. Michels is an Independent Director of Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Sir David sits on the Board of Directors of Jumeirah Hotels and is Chairman of London & Capital and Michels & Taylor. Sir David serves as a Non-Executive Director of Miroma Ventures and as a Non-Executive Director of Savoy London. Previously, Sir David served as the Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director of Marks & Spencer plc until he retired on March 4, 2012. From 2005 through 2011, Sir David served as Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director of easyJet plc. In 2009, Sir David served as Chairman of Paramount Restaurants and from 1999 through 2007 he served on the Board of Directors of British Land plc. From June 2000 until February 2006, Sir David was Chief Executive Officer of Hilton Group plc and from April 1999 to May 2000 he was Chief Executive Officer of Hilton International. Sir David was a Non-Executive Director of Hilton Hotels Corporation from November 2000 to December 2005. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Stakis plc from May 1991 to March 1999. Sir David has spent 39 years in the leisure industry, primarily in hotels.

William Prezant

Mr. William A. Prezant is Independent Director of Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. William A. Prezant is a partner in the law firm Prezant & Mollath, and has practiced law in California since 1972 and in Nevada since 1982. He serves on the Board of Directors of Forward Management (a financial services company), and You Technologies, Inc. (a digital marketing company). Mr. Prezant also serves on the Board of Directors of Macroh USA, Inc., a media technology company. From 2006 through 2008, Mr. Prezant served as Director of MacGregor Golf Company. Mr. Prezant’s community activities include serving on the California/Nevada Advisory Board for the Wilderness Society and the Advisory Council of the Nevada Museum of Art. Mr. Prezant holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Southern California and a Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center.

Eugene Reilly

Mr. Eugene F. Reilly is an Independent Director of Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Eugene F. Reilly is Chief Executive Officer, The Americas for Prologis, a owner, operator and developer of industrial real estate. In this capacity, Mr. Reilly is responsible for Prologis’ business in the United States, Canada and Latin America. In 2003, Mr. Reilly joined AMB Property Corporation (“AMB”), which merged with Prologis in 2011. Mr. Reilly served as President of Americas of AMB from 2006 through 2011. Mr. Reilly has 29 years of experience in the development, acquisition, disposition, financing and leasing of industrial properties throughout the Americas. Prior to joining AMB, Mr. Reilly was Chief Investment Officer of Cabot Properties, Inc., a private equity industrial real estate firm in which he served as a founding partner and member of its Investment Committee and Board of Directors. Mr. Reilly served with Cabot and its predecessor companies, including the NYSE-traded Cabot Industrial Trust, for 11 years. He has served on the Board of Directors of Grupo Acción, S.A. de C.V., a development company in Mexico. Mr. Reilly is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP) where he is currently Chairman and serves on the NAIOP National Board of Directors and Executive Committee. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts chapter of NAIOP and the National Industrial Education Committee. Mr. Reilly is a member of the Urban Land Institute. He holds an A.B. in Economics from Harvard College.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Raymond Gellein

2,320,060

Diane Morefield

1,501,530

Richard Moreau

1,501,530

Paula Maggio

1,302,630

Stephen Briggs

753,632

Sheli Rosenberg

--

Robert Bowen

--

James Jeffs

--

David Johnson

--

Richard Kincaid

--

David Michels

--

William Prezant

--

Eugene Reilly

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

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