People: Strategic Hotels & Resorts Inc (BEE)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Raymond Gellein

67 2012 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Diane Morefield

56 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Richard Moreau

68 2011 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President - Asset Management

Paula Maggio

46 2012 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Sheli Rosenberg

73 2012 Lead Independent Director

Robert Bowen

73 2004 Independent Director

James Jeffs

62 2006 Independent Director

David Johnson

53 2014 Independent Director

Richard Kincaid

53 2009 Independent Director

David Michels

69 2006 Independent Director

William Prezant

68 2010 Independent Director

Eugene Reilly

54 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. 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, 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. (“Vistana”), a public vacation ownership company acquired by Starwood in 1999. He joined Vistana in 1980 and was instrumental in leading 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 successful 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 Chair Emeritus to the ARDA board. Mr. Gellein serves on the Board of Directors of Marriott Vacations Worldwide.

Diane Morefield

Ms. Diane M. Morefield is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Ms. Morefield is responsible for the Company’s accounting, finance, tax, investor relations and information technology. 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. Her last position at EOP was Regional Senior Vice President for the company’s Midwest region where she was responsible for the overall business strategy, financial performance, operations, management and leasing activity for the region with total revenues of over $450 million, a portfolio size of 19.5 million square feet and over 300 employees. 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. Before joining EOP, Ms. Morefield was head of the commercial real estate lending division for the Midwest region for Barclays Bank. Her earlier career experience also included consulting and auditor roles at Deloitte and Arthur Andersen & Co. 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 is responsible for all asset management functions related to the Company’s properties. 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 our 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. Ms. Maggio played a critical role in the Company’s initial public offering in 2004 and subsequently executed a number of significant 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.

Sheli Rosenberg

Ms. Sheli Z. Rosenberg is an Lead Independent Director of Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Ms. Sheli Z. Rosenberg 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. (NYSE:ELS), and until January, 2015 was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nanosphere, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSPH). Ms. Rosenberg also serves as a Director of Spirit Realty Capital (NYSE:SRC) and Cellular Dynamics (NASDAQ:ICEL). 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 retiring 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 capital partner at that firm. Ms. Rosenberg is currently a consultant for, and was formerly of Counsel to, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP, a law firm which she joined in 2011.

Robert Bowen

Mr. Robert P. Bowen is an Independent Director of Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. He has been 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 from 2003 to 2007, and as a Director of Equity Inns, Inc. from 2004 to 2007.

James Jeffs

Mr. James A. Jeffs is an Independent Director of Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. James A. Jeffs has served since 1994 as Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of The Whittier Trust Company, a $9 billion trust and investment management company headquartered in South Pasadena, California and as a Director since 2012. He is a Director of Primexx Operating Corporation, a Dallas, Texas based oil and gas exploration and production company and Satco, Inc. Mr. 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. He 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. He 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 was a director of South Oil Company and was also a director of Magnum Oil, both based in Russia. He 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 has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Aimbridge Hospitality, the nation’s second largest independent hotel investment and management firm, since April of 2003. Mr. Johnson co-founded Aimbridge Hospitality, which currently owns and/or manages over 275 upscale independent and branded hotels with nearly 35,000 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 formerly on the Board of Directors for Gaylord Entertainment Company.

Richard Kincaid

Mr. Richard D. Kincaid is an Independent Director of Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. He 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 (“EOP”), the largest publicly-traded office REIT and owner of office buildings in the United States with revenues of approximately $3.3 billion and a total capitalization of approximately $30 billion. 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. He serves 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 from 2006 through 2013. From 2006 through 2012, 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 40 years in the leisure industry, primarily in hotels.

William Prezant

Mr. William A. Prezant is an Independent Director of Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. He 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 and Hambrecht Partners. Mr. Prezant served as Director of MacGregor Golf Company from 2006 until the end of 2008, when the company was sold. In 2013, Mr. Prezant was appointed to serve as the independent director of a number of wholly owned subsidiaries of Oclaro, Inc., a publicly traded manufacturer of fiber optic components. Mr. Prezant’s community activities have included serving on the California/Nevada Advisory Board for the Wilderness Society, the Desert Research Institute Foundation Board, the Sierra Nevada College Board of Trustees, and the Board of Trustees for 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. He is Chief Executive Officer, The Americas for Prologis (NYSE: PLD), a leading 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 over thirty 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 (NYSE: CBT), for 11 years. He has served on the Board of Directors of Grupo Acción, S.A. de C.V., a leading development company in Mexico. Mr. Reilly is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (“NAIOP”) where he served as Chairman in 2013 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

5,221,100

Diane Morefield

1,514,390

Richard Moreau

1,514,390

Paula Maggio

1,312,540

Sheli Rosenberg

--

Robert Bowen

--

James Jeffs

--

David Johnson

--

Richard Kincaid

--

David Michels

--

William Prezant

--

Eugene Reilly

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As Of  30 Dec 2014
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