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Avis Budget Group Inc (CAR.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ronald Nelson

63 2016 Executive Chairman of the Board

David Wyshner

48 2016 President, Chief Financial Officer

Larry De Shon

56 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director

Joseph Ferraro

59 2015 President - Americas

Mark Servodidio

50 2015 President - International

Edward Linnen

46 2015 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

W. Scott Deaver

64 2015 Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Michael Tucker

58 2010 Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel

David Calabria

41 2015 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Alun Cathcart

72 2011 Independent Director

Brian Choi

32 2016 Independent Director

Mary Choksi

65 2007 Independent Director

Leonard Coleman

67 2003 Presiding Independent Director

Jeffrey Fox

54 2013 Independent Director

John Hardy

72 2008 Independent Director

Lynn Krominga

65 2006 Independent Director

Eduardo Mestre

67 2008 Independent Director

F. Robert Salerno

64 2014 Independent Director

Stender Sweeney

77 2006 Independent Director

Sanoke Viswanathan

40 2016 Independent Director

Neal Goldner

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Ronald Nelson

Mr. Ronald L. Nelson is Executive Chairman of the Board of Avis Budget Group, Inc., effective January 1, 2016. has been Chairman of the Board of Avis Budget Group, Inc. since August 2006, and was a member of the Board of Cendant Corporation (as we were previously known) from April 2003 to August 2006. Mr. Nelson served as Chief Executive Of?cer of the Company from August 2006 until December 31, 2015, and also held the titles of President and Chief Operating Of?cer from June 2010 until October 2015. Previously, Mr. Nelson held several executive ?nance and operating roles, starting in April 2003, with Cendant Corporation, including as Chief Financial Of?cer and President. From November 1994 to March 2003, Mr. Nelson was Co-Chief Operating Of?cer of DreamWorks SKG. Prior thereto, he was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Of?cer and a director at Paramount Communications, Inc., formerly Gulf + Western Industries, Inc. Mr. Nelson serves on the boards of Convergys Corporation and Hanesbrands, Inc., which both ?le reports pursuant to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”).

David Wyshner

Mr. David B. Wyshner is President, Chief Financial Officer of the Company., effective January 1, 2016. Previously, Mr. Wyshner held the title of Senior Executive Vice President from October 2011 until December 2015 and Executive Vice President from August 2006 until October 2011. Mr. Wyshner also served as Treasurer from August 2006 to November 2007. Previously, Mr. Wyshner held several key roles within Cendant, starting in 1999, including Executive Vice President and Treasurer, and Vice Chairman of the Travel Services Division, which included the Avis and Budget vehicle rental businesses. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Wyshner was a Vice President in Merrill Lynch & Co.'s investment banking division.

Larry De Shon

Mr. Larry D. De Shon is Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director of the Company., effective January 1, 2016. Previously, Mr. De Shon held the title of President and Chief Operating Of?cer from October 2015 through December 2015, President, International from January 2015 until October 2015, President, Europe, Middle East and Africa (“EMEA”) from October 2011 until January 2015, and Executive Vice President, Operations from October 2006 through October 2011. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. De Shon spent 28 years at United Airlines, starting as a customer service representative and advancing to hold a number of positions of increasing responsibility during his tenure, including Senior Vice President positions in marketing, on-board service and global airport operations.

Joseph Ferraro

Mr. Joseph Ferraro is President - America of Avis Budget Group, Inc., effective January 1, 2015. Previously, Mr. Ferraro held the title of Senior Vice President, North America Operations since October 2011. Mr. Ferraro joined the Company in 1979 and has served in various positions of increasing responsibility in the Company's North American operations.

Mark Servodidio

Mr. Mark J. Servodidio is President - International of the Company. Previously, Mr. Servodidio held several positions with the Company, including Managing Director, Europe, Executive Vice President for Franchise and Corporate Services, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Of?cer, Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resource Of?cer, and Executive Vice President, Human Resources. Mr. Servodidio joined Avis in April 2001 as Senior Vice President, Human Resources. Prior to joining Avis, Mr. Servodidio was with Kraft Foods, Inc. (formerly Nabisco). Prior thereto, he served in various leadership roles at PepsiCo, Inc.

Edward Linnen

Mr. Edward P. Linnen is Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President of Avis Budget Group, Inc. since January 2015. Previously, Mr. Linnen held the title of Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Of?cer from February 2013 until January 2015, and Senior Vice President, Human Resources for North America from October 2011 to February 2013. Mr. Linnen joined the Company in 2001, and served in several positions in the Company's human resources function, including as Vice President, Labor Relations & International Human Resources, Vice President, Domestic Human Resources, and Field Human Resources Director. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Linnen served in various positions within human resources at Kraft Foods Inc. and Nabisco, Inc.

W. Scott Deaver

Mr. W. Scott Deaver is Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer of Avis Budget Group, Inc. Previously, Mr. Deaver held several positions with the Company, including as Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy and Development Of?cer, Executive Vice President, Strategy and Pricing and Executive Vice President, Marketing. Mr. Deaver started employment with one of the Company's predecessor companies in 1989.

Michael Tucker

Mr. Michael K. Tucker is Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel of Avis Budget Group, Inc., since April 2010. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Tucker was in private practice, serving as managing partner at the law ?rm of Tucker Associates and Of Counsel at the law ?rm of Lowe & Savage from 2007. Prior thereto, Mr. Tucker was Division General Counsel with Tyco International Ltd. from 2005. Prior to joining Tyco, Mr. Tucker served in senior legal positions with General Electric Company, including division senior counsel of GE Transportation and senior vice president and general counsel of GE Capital International Services. Prior to joining General Electric, Mr. Tucker was associated with the law ?rms of Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, Bingham Dana LLP, and Csaplar & Bok.

David Calabria

Mr. David T. Calabria is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer of Avis Budget Group Inc. Previously, Mr. Calabria held the title of Vice President and Chief Accounting Of?cer of the Company from May 2014 until September 2015. Mr. Calabria joined the Company in 2004 and held roles of increasing responsibility within the Company's Treasury function, including as Vice President and Assistant Treasurer. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Calabria was a Vice President in ABS Conduit Administration at JPMorganChase Bank and was an accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Alun Cathcart

Mr. Alun Cathcart is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Cathcart was non-executive Chairman of the Board of Avis Europe Plc from May 2004 through October 2011 and also served as Chairman of the Nominations Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee. Mr. Cathcart served as a member of the Board of Avis Europe from 1997 until it was acquired by Avis Budget Group in 2011. From 1983 to 1999, Mr. Cathcart was Chairman and Chief Executive of Avis Europe and he also served as Interim Chief Executive from November 2003 until March 2004. Mr. Cathcart spent 14 years in executive positions in the transportation industry before joining Avis Europe in 1980. Mr. Cathcart serves as Chairman of Palletways Group Limited.

Brian Choi

Mr. Brian J. Choi is Independent Director of Avis Budget Group, Inc. Mr. Choi is a partner at SRS Investment Management LLC and certain of its af?liates and has served in various roles at SRS since October 2008. Previously, Mr. Choi was at Metalmark Capital from 2007 to 2008 and he also served as an analyst in the Leveraged Finance Group at Lehman Brothers from 2005 to 2007. Mr. Choi was appointed to the Board pursuant to the terms of a cooperation agreement dated January 25, 2016 between our Company and SRS Investment Management, our largest stockholder at such time (the “Cooperation Agreement”).

Mary Choksi

Ms. Mary C. Choksi is Independent Director of Avis Budget Group, Inc. Ms. Choksi has been a Senior Advisor at Strategic Investment Group since August 2015. Previously, Ms. Choksi was Founding Partner and Senior Managing Director of Strategic Investment Group (“Strategic”), an investment management group founded in 1987, which designs and implements global investment strategies for large institutional and individual investors. Within Strategic, Ms. Choksi has been a member of the investment strategy group charged with overseeing the asset mix of globally diversi?ed client portfolios, has supervised reporting to all clients and has had responsibilities in corporate planning. Ms. Choksi was also a Founding Partner and, until May 2011, a Managing Director at Emerging Markets Investors Corporation (“EMI”). EMI and its successor, Ashmore EMM, manage portfolios of marketable equities in the emerging markets of Asia, Europe, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East on behalf of institutional and private investors. Prior to the establishment of Strategic and EMI, Ms. Choksi worked in the Pension Investment Division of the World Bank, which was responsible for investing the institution's pension plan. Before joining the Bank's ?nance complex, she worked for nine years in the development arm of the Bank, working on South and Southeast Asia. Ms. Choksi also serves on the board of Omnicom Group Inc., which ?les reports pursuant to the Exchange Act, and is a member of Omnicom's Audit and Finance Committees. Ms. Choksi also serves as a trustee of various mutual funds in the Franklin Funds family.

Leonard Coleman

Mr. Leonard S. Coleman is Presiding Independent Director of Avis Budget Group Inc. Mr. Coleman was a Senior Advisor to Major League Baseball from 1999 to December 2005. Mr. Coleman was the President of The National League of Professional Baseball Clubs from 1994 to 1999, having served from 1992 to 1994 as Executive Director, Market Development of Major League Baseball. Previously, Mr. Coleman was a municipal ?nance banker for Kidder, Peabody & Company. Prior to joining Kidder, Mr. Coleman served as commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and the Department of Energy, and chairman of the Hackensack Meadowlands Development Commission and the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency. He also served as the vice chairman of the State Commission on Ethical Standards, and a member of the Economic Development Authority, Urban Enterprise Zone Authority, Urban Development Authority, State Planning Commission and New Jersey Public Television Commission. Mr. Coleman is also a director of the following corporations which ?le reports pursuant to the Exchange Act: Aramark Holdings Corporation, Electronic Arts Inc. and Omnicom Group Inc. Mr. Coleman previously served on the board of Churchill Downs Incorporated.

Jeffrey Fox

Mr. Jeffrey H. Fox serves as an Independent Director of Avis Budget Group, Inc. Mr. Fox is a principal of The Circumference Group LLC, an investment and advisory ?rm which he founded in 2009. Mr. Fox was President and Chief Executive Of?cer of Convergys Corporation from 2010 to November 2012, and then Executive Chairman until April 2013. Previously, Mr. Fox worked for Alltel Corporation as Chief Operating Of?cer from 2007 through 2008, and as a Group President from 1996 until 2007. Prior to joining Alltel, Mr. Fox worked in investment banking for ten years with Stephens Inc., preceded by two years with Merrill Lynch, specializing in mergers and acquisitions advisory services. Mr. Fox also currently serves as non-executive Chairman of the Board of Convergys Corporation, a company that ?les reports pursuant to the Exchange Act.

John Hardy

Mr. John D. Hardy, Jr., is Independent Director of Avis Budget Group, Inc. From 1973 until his retirement in 2008, Mr. Hardy was first an associate and later a partner at the law firm of O'Melveny & Myers LLP where he practiced corporate and securities law and served on the firm's compensation and bonus committee. From June 2008 through June 2009, Mr. Hardy was a partner at the law firm of Venable LLP, where he focused on recruitment and practice development for the firm's West Coast business practice.

Lynn Krominga

Ms. Lynn Krominga is Independent Director of Avis Budget Group Inc., since October 25, 2006. Ms. Krominga is a management consultant and attorney. Since 1999, Ms. Krominga has been a consultant to private equity and venture capital investors, in which capacity she served in a number of operating and board positions, including Chief Executive Of?cer of Fashion Wire Daily, Inc.; Director and member of the Audit Committee of AHAVA, a global cosmeceuticals company; and advisor to London-based Apax Partners for acquisitions in Israel and the United States. She is the former President (and founder) of the Revlon Worldwide Licensing Division, and previously served as General Counsel and as International Counsel for Revlon's global operations. Until January 2013 (when the company was sold), Ms. Krominga served as Lead Director of Sunrise Senior Living, Inc. From March through November 2008, she served as Chairman of the Board of Sunrise Senior Living; as Chairman of the Compensation Committee from 2008 to 2011; and as a member of the Audit, Compensation and Governance Committees from 2007 to 2013. Prior to joining Revlon, she was an attorney at American Express Company and an associate at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton.

Eduardo Mestre

Mr. Eduardo G. Mestre is Independent Director of Avis Budget Group, Inc., since July 24, 2008. Mr. Mestre has been Senior Advisor of Global Advisory at Evercore Partners Inc., an independent investment banking advisory firm, since April 2014. From February 2012 until April 2014, he was a Senior Managing Director and Chairman of Global Advisory of Evercore Partners, and from October 2004 until February 2012, he was a Vice Chairman of Evercore Partners. Prior to joining Evercore, Mr. Mestre served as Chairman of Investment Banking at Citigroup, among numerous leadership positions he held during a 27-year career there. Mr. Mestre also serves as a director of Comcast Corporation, a company that files reports pursuant to the Exchange Act.

F. Robert Salerno

Mr. F. Robert Salerno is Independent Director of Avis Budget Group, Inc. Mr. Salerno was previously Vice Chairman of the Company from June 2010 through December 2011, and President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company from August 2006 to June 2010. For nearly 30 years, Mr. Salerno held numerous leadership positions with the Company, including as chief executive of Cendant's vehicle rental business and as President and Chief Operating Officer of Avis from 1996 to November 2002. Mr. Salerno serves on the board of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, Ltd., which files reports pursuant to the Exchange Act.

Stender Sweeney

Mr. Stender E. Sweeney is Independent Director of Avis Budget Group, Inc. Mr. Sweeney has been a financial advisor and equity investor in several privately held enterprises since 1998. In 1997, Mr. Sweeney served in a senior financial and operating capacity for a joint venture between DreamWorks SKG and Pacific Data Images. From 1995 to 1996, Mr. Sweeney was the Chief Executive Officer and a director of Vehicle Information Network, a database management and marketing company. From 1994 to 1995, Mr. Sweeney was the Chief Financial Officer and Principal of The Onyx Group, a shopping center development and management company. From 1968 to 1994, Mr. Sweeney served in various positions at The Times Mirror Company, the last eight years of which as Vice President, Finance. Mr. Sweeney serves on the board of the Payden & Rygel Investment Group, which files reports pursuant to the Exchange Act.

Sanoke Viswanathan

Mr. Sanoke Viswanathan is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Viswanathan has been the Chief Administrative Officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s Corporate & Investment Bank, overseeing technology, operations and controls since 2014. Previously, Mr. Viswanathan was head of strategy, marketing and new business development for the Corporate & Investment Bank from 2012 to 2013 and head of corporate strategy for JPMorgan Chase from 2010 to 2012. Prior to joining JPMorgan Chase, Mr. Viswanathan was a partner at McKinsey & Co. and co-head of its global corporate and investment banking practice, serving financial institutions in Asia, Europe and North America on strategy, organization and risk management topics. Mr. Viswanathan has been on the Board of Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London since 2014. Mr. Viswanathan was appointed to the Board pursuant to the terms of the Cooperation Agreement.

Neal Goldner