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Greenbrier Companies Inc (GBX)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Furman

72 2014 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Lorie Tekorius

49 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer

Walter Hannan

59 2012 Senior Vice President - Human Resources, Chief Human Resource Officer

Mark Rittenbaum

59 2016 Executive Vice President - Finance, Executive Vice President

Alejandro Centurion

60 2015 Executive Vice President, President - Global Manufacturing Operations

James Sharp

62 2015 Executive Vice President, President of Greenbrier Leasing Company LLC

Adrian Downes

53 2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Martin Baker

61 2008 Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel

Anne Manning

53 2007 Vice President, Corporate Controller

Duane McDougall

65 2015 Lead Independent Director

Thomas Fargo

68 2015 Independent Director

Graeme Jack

65 2006 Independent Director

Charles Swindells

74 2005 Independent Director

Donald Washburn

72 2004 Independent Director

Kelly Williams

52 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

William Furman

Mr. William A. Furman is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of The Greenbrier Companies Inc. Mr. Furman has served as a member of the Board since 1981 and as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer since 1994. He has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors since January 2014. Mr. Furman has been associated with the Company and its predecessor companies since 1974. Prior to 1974, Mr. Furman was Group Vice President for the Leasing Group of TransPacific Financial Corporation. Earlier he was General Manager of the Finance Division of FMC Corporation. Mr. Furman formerly served as a director of Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc., a steel recycling and manufacturing company. As a founder of the Company’s predecessor, Mr. Furman brings executive management and railcar industry experience to the Board as well as historical perspective on the Company’s origins and evolution.

Lorie Tekorius

Ms. Lorie L. Tekorius is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. Ms. Tekorius has served in various management positions for the Company since 1995, most recently as Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance and Treasurer

Walter Hannan

Mr. Walter Hannan is Senior Vice President - Human Resources, Chief Human Resource Officer of the Company. Prior to joining the Company Mr. Hannan was Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer with Electro-Motive Diesel, Inc. from July 2005 through August 2011 and held corporate officer positions with Silgan Closures (USA) and various predecessor organizations from 1998 to 2004.

Mark Rittenbaum

Mr. Mark J. Rittenbaum is Executive Vice President - Commercial, Leasing and Finance of the Company. Mr. Rittenbaum was Chief Financial Officer of the Company since 2008. Before becoming Executive Vice President he was Senior Vice President and Treasurer of the Company since 2001 and Vice President and Treasurer from 1994 to 2001. From 1990 until 1994, he was Vice President of Greenbrier Leasing Company LLC. Mr. Rittenbaum also serves on the board of GBW Railcar Services Holdings, L.L.C. and Greenbrier-GIMSA, LLC.

Alejandro Centurion

Mr. Alejandro A. Centurion is Executive Vice President of the Company. He is President of Global Manufacturing Operations, a position he has held since January 2015. Mr. Centurion served as President of North American Manufacturing Operations from May of 2007 to January 2015. Mr. Centurion also serves on the board of Greenbrier-GIMSA, LLC. Mr. Centurion joined the Company in 2005 as the Company’s managing director of Gunderson-Concarril and its chief country representative in Mexico. Later in 2005, he was promoted to Senior Vice President, North American Manufacturing Operations. Prior to joining the Company, he held senior manufacturing positions with Bombardier Transportation for eight years.

James Sharp

Mr. James T. Sharp is Executive Vice President of the Company and President of The Greenbrier Leasing Company LLC, a subsidiary of Greenbrier Companies Inc., Previously, he served as Vice President of Marketing and Operations from 1999 to 2004 and was Vice President of Sales from 1996 to 1999. Pursuant to a Separation and Consulting Agreement between the Company and Mr. Sharp dated May 10, 2016, Mr. Sharp will retire as an employee of the Company on December 31, 2016 or such earlier date of termination of employment and following the Employment Term, will transition to a consulting role until June 30, 2018 or 18 months following termination of the Employment Term, whichever is earlier.

Adrian Downes

Mr. Adrian J. Downes is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Downes served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Knowledge Universe from April 2010 to September 2012 and Group Vice President and Controller for SUPERVALU Inc. from June 2006 to July 2009 and Group Vice President and Controller for Albertson’s, Inc. from June 2004 to June 2006.

Martin Baker

Mr. Martin R. Baker is Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Baker was Corporate Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation. Prior to joining Lattice in 1997, Mr. Baker was General Counsel and Secretary of Altera Corporation, a semiconductor and software company.

Anne Manning

Ms. Anne T. Manning is Vice President and Corporate Controller of the Company. Ms. Manning has served in various financial management positions for the Company since 1995, most recently as Assistant Corporate Controller.

Duane McDougall

Mr. Duane Charles McDougall is Lead Independent Director of The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. Mr. McDougall served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Boise Cascade, LLC, a privately held manufacturer of wood products, from December 2008 to August 2009. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Willamette Industries, Inc., an international forest products company, from 1998 to 2002. Prior to becoming President and Chief Executive Officer, he served as Chief Accounting Officer during his 23-year tenure with Willamette Industries, Inc. He also served as Chairman of the Board of Boise Cascade until April 2015 and still serves as a director on the Board and also serves as a Director of StanCorp Financial Group, which was acquired in March 2016 by a Japanese company, Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company. Mr. McDougall has also served as a Director of West Coast Bancorp, a position from which he resigned effective December 31, 2011; as a Director of Cascade Corporation until its sale in 2013; and as a Director of several non-profit organizations. Mr. McDougall brings executive leadership and accounting and financial reporting expertise to the Board.

Thomas Fargo

Adm. Thomas B. Fargo is an Independent Director of the Company. Adm. Fargo is a retired military commander with subsequent private sector experience in maritime and other transportation industries. As commander of the U.S. Pacific Command from 2002 until 2005, Admiral Fargo led the world’s largest unified command while directing the joint operations of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force. In this role Admiral Fargo acted as U.S. military representative for collective defense arrangements in the Pacific, ultimately responsible to the President and the Secretary of Defense through the chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff. Admiral Fargo’s naval career included six tours in Washington, D.C. and extensive duties in the Pacific, Indian Ocean and Middle East including serving as Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and Commander of the Naval Forces of the Central Command. Admiral Fargo serves as Chairman of Huntington Ingalls Industries, America’s largest military shipbuilder, and on the Boards of Directors for Hawaiian Electric Industries, Matson and United States Automobile Association. Previously, he served on the Boards of Northrop Grumman Corporation, Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. and Hawaiian Airlines. Adm. Fargo brings executive leadership, operational and international expertise to the Board.

Graeme Jack

Mr. Graeme Allan Jack is an Independent Director of The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. Mr. Jack is an independent non-executive director of COSCO Shipping Development Company Limited (previously China Shipping Container Lines Company Limited), the trustee manager of Hutchison Port Holdings Trust. He also serves as an independent trustee of retirement plans established for employees of the CK Hutchison Holdings Limited Group. Mr. Jack is a retired partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Hong Kong.

Charles Swindells

Mr. Charles J. Swindells is Independent Director of The Greenbrier Companies Inc. He also provides consulting services to the Company on international projects. Mr. Swindells is currently engaged as an advisor to Bessemer Trust, an independent provider of investment management and wealth planning to families and individuals. Mr. Swindells served as the Vice Chairman, Western Region of U.S. Trust, Bank of America, Private Wealth Management from August 2005 to January 2009. Mr. Swindells served as United States Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa from 2001 to 2005. Before becoming Ambassador, Mr. Swindells was Vice Chairman of US Trust Company, N.A.; Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Capital Trust Management Corporation; and Managing Director/Founder of Capital Trust Company. He also served as Chairman of World Wide Value Fund, a closed-end investment company listed on the NYSE. Mr. Swindells was one of five members on the Oregon Investment Council overseeing the $20 billion Public Employee Retirement Fund Investment Portfolio and was a member of numerous non-profit boards of trustees, including serving as Chairman of the Board for Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. Mr. Swindells brings financial and global business expertise to the Board.

Donald Washburn

Mr. Donald A. Washburn is Independent Director of The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. Mr. Washburn is a private investor. Mr. Washburn served as Executive Vice President of Operations of Northwest Airlines, Inc., an international airline, from 1995 to 1998. Mr. Washburn also served as Chairman and President of Northwest Cargo from 1997 to 1998. Prior to becoming Executive Vice President, he served as Senior Vice President for Northwest Airlines, Inc. from 1990 to 1995. Mr. Washburn served in several positions from 1980 to 1990 for Marriott Corporation, an international hospitality company, most recently as Executive Vice President. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Amedisys, Inc., and serves as a trustee of LaSalle Hotel Properties and a director of Key Technology, Inc., as well as privately held companies and non-profit corporations. Mr. Washburn received his BBA, cum laude, from Loyola University of Chicago, an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and a J.D., cum laude, from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law. He has continued his professional education in business and law attending Harvard Business School, Stanford Law School, Kellogg School of Management, Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania and industry seminars, including the Boardroom Summit and Stanford Director’s College. Mr. Washburn brings executive management and operational expertise to the Board.

Kelly Williams

Ms. Kelly M. Williams is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Williams is a senior advisor of GCM Grosvenor Private Markets. Until June 1, 2015 Ms. Williams was President of GCM Grosvenor Private Markets, a member of its Management Committee and a member of its Investment Committee. Prior to joining GCM Grosvenor, Ms. Williams was a Managing Director, the Group Head and the chair of the compensation committee of the Customized Fund Investment Group of Credit Suisse Group AG from 2000 through 2013, after Credit Suisse acquired Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette, where Ms. Williams was Director of the Customized Fund Investment Group. While serving as Group Head of the Customized Fund Investment Group of Credit Suisse Group AG, she also chaired its Compensation Committee. She was with The Prudential Insurance Company of America from 1993 to 2000, where she was an Executive Director and a founder of the Customized Fund Investment Group in 1999. Prior to joining Prudential, Ms. Williams was an associate with Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, where she specialized in global project finance. She graduated magna cum laude from Union College in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Mathematics and received her Juris Doctor from New York University School of Law in 1989. Ms. Williams serves in leadership positions on the boards of several non-profits, and has won numerous awards for leadership and public service. In addition, Ms. Williams was named as one of The Most Powerful Women in Finance by American Banker Magazine from 2011-2014. Ms. Williams also serves as a board member of a number of non-profit institutions, including the Robert Toigo Foundation, Springboard Enterprises, Nantucket Historical Association, where she is a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee, and Union College, where she is a member of the Executive Committee, Audit Committee, Investment Committee and chairs the Administration and Finance Committee.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

William Furman

6,544,140

Lorie Tekorius

1,589,910

Walter Hannan

--

Mark Rittenbaum

2,281,910

Alejandro Centurion

2,669,270

James Sharp

2,078,580

Adrian Downes

--

Martin Baker

606,665

Anne Manning

--

Duane McDougall

298,781

Thomas Fargo

209,942

Graeme Jack

235,031

Charles Swindells

207,531

Donald Washburn

230,031

Kelly Williams

209,942
As Of  30 Aug 2016