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Hertz Global Holdings Inc (HTZ.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Linda Levinson

74 2014 Non - Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

John Tague

53 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Thomas Kennedy

49 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Executive Vice President

Lawrence Silber

59 2015 Chief Executive Officer & President of Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation

Michel Taride

58 2010 Group President - Rent A Car International

Tyler Best

48 2015 Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Jeffrey Foland

45 2015 Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer

Robin Kramer

50 2014 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Robert Barton

2016 Senior Vice President - Global Franchise Operations

Richard Frecker

2016 Acting General Legal Counsel

Carl Berquist

64 2006 Independent Director

Michael Durham

65 2006 Independent Director

Carolyn Everson

44 2013 Independent Director

Vincent Intrieri

59 2014 Independent Director

Henry Keizer

59 2015 Independent Director

Michael Koehler

63 2012 Independent Director

Samuel Merksamer

35 2014 Independent Director

Daniel Ninivaggi

51 2014 Independent Director

Leslie Hunziker

2015 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Linda Levinson

Ms. Linda Fayne Levinson has been appointed as Non - Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Hertz Global Holdings Inc., effective September 7, 2014. Ms. Fayne Levinson was a partner at GRP Partners, a venture capital investment fund investing in start-up and early-stage retail and electronic commerce companies, from 1997 to December 2004. Prior to that, she was a partner in Wings Partners, a private equity firm that took Northwest Airlines private, an executive at American Express running its leisure travel and tour business and a partner at McKinsey & Co. Ms. Fayne Levinson is also a director of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Ingram Micro Inc., The Western Union Company and NCR, where she has served as a director since 1997 and Lead Independent Director from 2007 to 2013. Ingram Micro Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Tianjin Tianhai Investment Company, Ltd.; Ms. Fayne Levinson will resign her directorship with Ingram Micro Inc. upon the consummation of the merger. After reviewing Western Union’s corporate governance policy regarding retirement age, the Company expects that Ms. Fayne Levinson will also not be nominated for re-election at Western Union’s upcoming annual meeting. Ms. Fayne Levinson was formerly a director at DemandTec, Inc. from 2005 to 2012 until IBM acquired that company. Ms. Levinson has extensive corporate governance and executive compensation experience having chaired multiple Compensation and Nominating and Governance Committees. Ms. Fayne Levinson previously served as a director of lastminute.com. Ms. Fayne Levinson is also on the U.S. Advisory Board of CVC Capital Partners.

John Tague

Mr. John P. Tague has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Company, effective November 21, 2014. Mr. Tague previously spent eight years at United Airlines, Inc. and UAL Corporation, where he served in a number of leadership roles, including President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Tague joined United Airlines and UAL Corporation in 2003 as Executive Vice President of Customers. He served as President from 2009 until 2010; Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2008 to 2009; Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer from 2006 to 2008; and Executive Vice President of Marketing, Sales, and Revenue from 2004 to 2006. Just prior to joining Hertz, Mr. Tague served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cardinal Logistics Holdings. Cardinal Logistics Holdings was created by the merger between Cardinal Logistics Management, Inc. and Greatwide Logistics Services, LLC, where Mr. Tague had served as Chief Executive Officer since 2011. Mr. Tague serves as a director of Choice Hotels International, Inc., one of the world’s largest hotel franchisors, where he serves on the Compensation Committee. Mr. Tague previously served on the Board of Directors for Reddy Ice Inc., Pacer International, Inc., Orbitz, ATA and United Airlines. As the former President of United Airlines, Mr. Tague has specialized knowledge and experience in the travel industry. Mr. Tague, through his experiences as our CEO and as a former lead executive of large companies, as well as through his other directorships, has demonstrated excellent leadership abilities, financial and operational expertise, commitment, good judgment and management skills.

Thomas Kennedy

Mr. Thomas C. Kennedy has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Executive Vice President of Hertz Global Holdings Inc., since December 9, 2013. Prior to joining Hertz Holdings and Hertz, Mr. Kennedy served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (formerly, Hilton Worldwide, Inc.) from 2008 to 2013. Between 2003 and 2007, Mr. Kennedy served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Vanguard Car Rental (parent to Alamo & National rental car brands). Prior to joining Vanguard, Mr. Kennedy served in various positions at Northwest Airlines, Inc., including as Senior Vice President and Controller in 2003; Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis from 2000 to 2002; Managing Director, Corporate Planning in 1999; and Director, Finance and Information Services, Pacific Division, Tokyo, Japan from 1997 to 1999. Mr. Kennedy held various other financial positions with Northwest from 1992 to 1997. He received his Masters in Business Administration from Harvard University and his Bachelors of Arts in Economics, summa cum laude, from Tulane University.

Lawrence Silber

Mr. Lawrence H. Silber has served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation, a subsidiary of the company, since May 20, 2015. Mr. Silber previously served as an Executive Advisor at Court Square Capital Partners, LLP from 2014 to 2015. Mr. Silber served as Interim Chief Executive Officer and Interim President of SMTC Corporation from May 14, 2013 to January 6, 2014. Mr. Silber served as the Chief Operating Officer of Hayward Industries, Inc. from June 2008 to April 2012. Prior to joining Hayward Industries, Mr. Silber held a 30-year career with Ingersoll Rand Company from 1978 until 2008. At Ingersoll Rand, he most recently served as President of the Utility Equipment Group, and then helped manage a divestiture of this business and related businesses to Doosan, a Korean based multinational company. Mr. Silber also served as Chairman of Ingersoll Rand Canada. He was formerly a Director of SMTC Corporation from October 19, 2012 until September 30, 2015, and is currently a Director of Pike Corporation, Inc. since December 22, 2014.

Michel Taride

Mr. Michel Taride serves as Group President - Rent A Car International of Hertz Global Holdings Inc., since January 2010. In this role Mr. Taride is currently responsible for International Car Rental operations, other than in Canada and Puerto Rico and had global responsibility for Global Customer Care Organization through March 2015. Mr. Taride previously served as Executive Vice President of Hertz and President, Hertz Europe Limited from January 2004 and as Executive Vice President of Hertz Holdings and President, Hertz Europe Limited, from June 2006 until December 2009. From January 2003 until December 2003, he served as Vice President and President, Hertz Europe Limited. From April 2000 until December 2002, he served as Vice President and General Manager, Rent A Car, Hertz Europe Limited. From July 1998 to March 2000, he was General Manager, Rent A Car France and HERC Europe. Previously, he served in various other operating positions in Europe from 1980 to 1983 and from 1985 to 1998.

Tyler Best

Mr. Tyler A. Best has been appointed as Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer of the Company effective January 26, 2015. He has been serving as CIO at YP (formerly Yellow Pages), a local marketing solutions provider in the U.S., a role he assumed in November 2012. Previously, Tyler served from 2008-2012 as Chief Technology Officer at Ally Financial, Inc., (formerly General Motors Acceptance Corporation or GMAC) an automotive financial services company. Prior to joining Ally Financial, Tyler was Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Vanguard Car Rental (Alamo and National Brands). During his four years at Vanguard, Tyler led IT initiatives to integrate Alamo's and National's systems, including combining their counter systems. Vanguard, GMAC and YP were all owned by the private equity firm Cerberus during his years of employment. Prior to that, he led the IT integration of Avis and Budget, which merged in 2001, after holding positions of increasing seniority at several corporations and public institutions. Tyler holds an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Michigan State University.

Jeffrey Foland

Mr. Jeffrey T. Foland is Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer of the Company. Prior to joining Hertz Holdings and Hertz, Mr. Foland served in various leadership positions at United Airlines, including, most recently, Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer. Mr. Foland also served as Executive Vice President Marketing, Technology and Strategy (December 2012 - October 2014); Executive Vice President Strategy, Technology and Business Development (April 2012 - December 2012); Executive Vice President and President, Mileage Plus Holdings, LLC, (October 2010 - April 2012); and Senior Vice President Worldwide Sales and Marketing (January 2009 - September 2010). Prior to joining United Airlines in 2005, Mr. Foland served as a principal at ZS Associates. Mr. Foland serves on the board of trustees of LaSalle Hotel Properties.

Robin Kramer

Ms. Robin C. Kramer has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer of the Company, effective May 16, 2014. Ms. Kramer has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Hertz Holdings and Hertz since May 2014. Prior to joining Hertz Holdings and Hertz, Ms. Kramer was an audit partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP from 2007 to 2014, including serving in Deloitte’s National Office Accounting Standards and Communications Group from 2007 to 2010. From 2005 to 2007, Ms. Kramer served as Chief Accounting Officer of Fisher Scientific International, Inc., and from 2004 to 2005 Ms. Kramer served as Director, External Reporting, Accounting and Control for the Gillette Company. Ms. Kramer also held partner positions in the public accounting firms of Ernst & Young LLP and Arthur Andersen LLP. Ms. Kramer earned a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Salem State College in Massachusetts. Ms. Kramer is a licensed CPA in Massachusetts, New York and Connecticut. She is a member of the Massachusetts Society of CPAs, the AICPA, and is a Board Member for the Massachusetts State Board of Accountancy.

Robert Barton

Mr. Robert Barton is Senior Vice President - Global Franchise Operations of the company. He is responsible for the company's worldwide franchise strategy and execution for the Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Firefly brands.

Richard Frecker

Mr. Richard Jay Frecker is Acting General Legal Counsel of the Company. Frecker, who has been with Hertz since 2008, has served as vice president and deputy general counsel for the company since 2013. In that capacity, he has had responsibility for all corporate securities matters and served as head legal counsel on Treasury and Corporate Development activities together with responsibility for corporate compliance. In addition, Frecker has had responsibility for legal activities related to the company’s franchise agreements. Frecker received his legal degree from the Fordham University School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Western Michigan University.

Carl Berquist

Mr. Carl T. Berquist serves as Independent Director of Hertz Global Holdings Inc., since November 2006. Mr. Berquist joined Marriott International, Inc. (“Marriott”) in December 2002 as Executive Vice President, Financial Information and Enterprise Risk Management and served as Chief Accounting Officer of Marriott. In 2009, Mr. Berquist became Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Marriott. Mr. Berquist announced his retirement from Marriott effective March 31, 2016. Prior to joining Marriott, Mr. Berquist was a partner at Arthur Andersen LLP. During his 28-year career with Arthur Andersen LLP, Mr. Berquist held numerous leadership positions, including managing partner of the worldwide real estate and hospitality practice. His last position was managing partner of the mid-Atlantic region which included five offices from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Richmond, Virginia. Mr. Berquist is a member of the Board of Advisors of both the Business School and the School of Hospitality Management at Penn State University. He is also a member of the Board of Advisors of Eberle Communications, a private direct mail company.

Michael Durham

Mr. Michael J. Durham serves as Independent Director of Hertz Global Holdings Inc. Mr. Durham served as Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sabre, Inc. (“Sabre”), then a NYSE-listed company providing information technology services to the travel industry, from October 1996, the date of Sabre’s initial public offering, to October 1999. From March 1995 to July 1996, when Sabre was a subsidiary of AMR Corporation, he served as Sabre’s President. Prior to joining Sabre, Mr. Durham spent 16 years with American Airlines, serving as the Senior Vice President and Treasurer of AMR Corporation and Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of American Airlines from October 1989 until he assumed the position of President of Sabre in March 1995. Mr. Durham also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Travelport Worldwide Ltd. During the preceding five years, Mr. Durham has served on the Boards of Directors of Asbury Automotive Group, Inc., Acxiom Corporation, and Cambridge Capital Acquisition Corp., all publicly listed companies, and Travora Media and Culligan International, both privately held companies. Mr. Durham has extensive business experience in the automotive, travel and transportation industries, which provides Board with leadership skills and a breadth of knowledge about the challenges and issues facing companies such as ours. Mr. Durham’s tenure both as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of large, multinational public companies allows him to add strategic value and management experience to the Board.

Carolyn Everson

Ms. Carolyn N. Everson has been appointed as Independent Director of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., effective May 15, 2013. Ms. Everson serves as Vice President of Global Marketing Solutions for Facebook, Inc. (“Facebook”), where she leads the company’s relationships with top marketers and agencies. Carolyn oversees a team of regional leaders, and the teams focused on global partnerships, global agencies, and Facebook’s Creative Shop. Before Facebook, Ms. Everson served as Corporate Vice President of Global Ad Sales and Strategy of Microsoft Corporation (“Microsoft”) from 2010 to 2011. Previous to Microsoft, Ms. Everson held various advertising management positions at MTV Networks Company (“MTV”) from 2004 to 2010, including serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Ad Sales from 2008 to 2010. Prior to MTV, she served in roles of increasing responsibility with respect to business development and advertising at Primedia, Inc., Zagat Surveys LLC and Walt Disney Imagineering. Ms. Everson provides the Board with extensive experience and understanding of marketing and innovation strategies in her roles at Microsoft and Facebook, which are key areas for our Company’s growth. Ms. Everson brings her special expertise in media and technology developed from her roles at two of the world’s largest technology companies to support our continued efforts to develop and communicate our brand and product offerings. Ms. Everson’s experience in managing global advertising efforts for technology companies and her leadership experience provide our Board with specialized perspective and knowledge.

Vincent Intrieri

Mr. Vincent J. Intrieri serves as Independent Director of the Company., since September 2014. Mr. Intrieri has been employed by Icahn related entities since October 1998 in various investment related capacities. Since January 2008, Mr. Intrieri has served as Senior Managing Director of Icahn Capital LP, the entity through which Carl C. Icahn manages private investment funds. In addition, since November 2004, Mr. Intrieri has been a Senior Managing Director of Icahn Onshore LP, the general partner of Icahn Partners LP, and Icahn Offshore LP, the general partner of Icahn Partners Master Fund LP, entities through which Mr. Icahn invests in securities. Mr. Intrieri has been a director of: Transocean Ltd., a provider of offshore contract drilling services for oil and gas wells, since May 2014; Navistar International Corporation, a truck and engine manufacturer, since October 2012; and Chesapeake Energy Corporation, an oil and gas exploration and production company, since June 2012. Mr. Intrieri was previously: a director of CVR Refining, LP, an independent downstream energy limited partnership, from September 2012 to September 2014; a director of Forest Laboratories, Inc., a supplier of pharmaceutical products, from June 2013 to June 2014; a director of CVR Energy, Inc., a diversified holding company primarily engaged in the petroleum refining and nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing industries, from May 2012 to May 2014; a director of Federal-Mogul Corporation, a supplier of automotive powertrain and safety components, from December 2007 to June 2013; a director of Icahn Enterprises L.P. (a diversified holding company engaged in a variety of businesses, including investment, automotive, energy, gaming, railcar, food packaging, metals, real estate and home fashion) from July 2006 to September 2012. Mr. Intrieri graduated in 1984, with Distinction, from The Pennsylvania State University (Erie Campus) with a B.S. in Accounting. Mr. Intrieri was a certified public accountant.

Henry Keizer

Mr. Henry R. Keizer serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Keizer formerly served as Deputy Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of KPMG, the U.S.-based and largest individual member firm of KPMG International (“KPMGI”), a role from which he retired in December 2012. KPMGI is a professional services organization which provides audit, tax and advisory services in 152 countries. Prior to serving as Deputy Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of KPMG, Mr. Keizer held a number of key leadership positions throughout his 35 years at KPMGI, including Global Head of Audit, KPMGI from 2006 to 2010 and U.S. Vice Chairman of Audit, KPMG from 2005 to 2010. Mr. Keizer is also a director and audit committee chair of MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation, a financial and bank holding company with assets of? $115 billion, of WABCO, a $3 billion global innovator and manufacturer of technologies that improve the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicles, and of Park Indemnity Limited, a Bermuda captive insurer affiliated with KPMGI. He previously served as a director and audit committee chair of Montpelier Re Holdings, Ltd., a global property and casualty reinsurance company until it merged with Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. in July 2015 and was a director on the Board of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Michael Koehler

Mr. Michael F. Koehler serves as Independent Director of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., since March 7, 2012. Mr. Koehler is Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Teradata Corporation (“Teradata”), a publicly-traded provider of enterprise data warehousing and integrated marketing software, where he also serves on the Executive Committee. Prior to the separation of Teradata from NCR Corporation (“NCR”), Mr. Koehler served as Senior Vice President of the Teradata Division of NCR from 2003 to 2007. From September 2002 to March 2003, he was the Interim Leader of the Teradata Division. From 1999 to 2002, Mr. Koehler was Vice President, Global Field Operations of the Teradata Division and he held management positions of increasingly greater responsibility at NCR prior to that time. Mr. Koehler is a director at Teradata. Mr. Koehler has significant management and leadership skills gained as Chief Executive Officer of Teradata, a global information technology provider. Mr. Koehler’s role as Chief Executive Officer of a information technology provider with global operations provides the Board with critical experience regarding domestic and international operations. Mr. Koehler brings to our Board a deep knowledge of strategic operations and business development as well as valuable insights on how to incorporate technology into ongoing operations. Mr. Koehler brings to Board a deep knowledge of strategic operations and business development as well as valuable insights on how to incorporate technology into our ongoing operations.

Samuel Merksamer

Mr. Samuel J. Merksamer is an Independent Director of Company. Mr. Merksamer is a Managing Director of Icahn Capital LP, a subsidiary of Icahn Enterprises L.P. (a diversified holding company engaged in a variety of businesses, including investment, automotive, energy, gaming, railcar, food packaging, metals, mining real estate and home fashion), where he has been employed since May 2008. Mr. Merksamer is responsible for identifying, analyzing and monitoring investment opportunities and portfolio companies for Icahn Capital. From 2003 until 2008, Mr. Merksamer was an analyst at Airlie Opportunity Capital Management, a hedge fund management company, where he focused on high yield and distressed investments. Mr. Merksamer received an A.B. in Economics from Cornell University in 2002. Mr. Merksamer has been a director of: Cheniere Energy, Inc., since August 2015, Transocean Partners LLC, since November 2014, Hologic, Inc., since December 2013; Transocean Ltd., since May 2013, Navistar International Corporation, since December 2012 and Ferrous Resources Limited, since November 2012. Mr. Merksamer was previously a director of Talisman Energy Inc., from December 2013 to May 2015, CVR Energy, Inc., from May 2012 to September 2014, CVR Refining, LP, from September 2012 to May 2014, Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation, from September 2010 to January 2014, American Railcar Industries, Inc., from June 2011 to June 2013, Viskase Companies, Inc., from January 2010 to April 2013, PSC Metals Inc., from March 2009 to October 2012, and Dynegy Inc., from March 2011 to September 2012. Ferrous Resources Limited, CVR Refining, CVR Energy, Federal-Mogul, American Railcar Industries, Viskase Companies and PSC Metals are each indirectly controlled by Carl C. Icahn. Mr. Icahn also has or previously had non-controlling interests in Talisman, Transocean, Navistar, Cheniere Energy, and Dynegy Inc. through the ownership of securities.

Daniel Ninivaggi

Mr. Daniel A. Ninivaggi serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ninivaggi has served as a director of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation (“Federal-Mogul Holdings”) and, prior to its holding company reorganization, Federal-Mogul Corporation since March 2010 and as Co-Chief Executive Officer of Federal-Mogul Holdings and Chief Executive Officer of Federal-Mogul Motorparts since February 2014. Mr. Ninivaggi has also served as Co-Chairman of Federal-Mogul Holdings since May 2015. Mr. Ninivaggi was President of Icahn Enterprises L.P., a diversified holding company engaged in a variety of businesses, including investment, automotive, energy, gaming, railcar, food packaging, metals, real estate and home fashion, from April 2010 to February 2014 and its Chief Executive Officer from August 2010 to February 2014. From January 2011 to May 2012, Mr. Ninivaggi served as the Interim President and Interim Chief Executive Officer of Tropicana Entertainment Inc., a company that is primarily engaged in the business of owning and operating casinos and resorts. From 2003 until July 2009, Mr. Ninivaggi served in a variety of executive positions at Lear Corporation, a global supplier of automotive seating and electrical power management systems and components, most recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer from 2006 to 2009. Lear Corporation filed for bankruptcy in July 2009 and emerged in November 2009. Mr. Ninivaggi served as Of Counsel to the law firm of Winston & Strawn LLP from July 2009 to March 2010. Mr. Ninivaggi received a B.A. in History from Columbia University in 1986, a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Chicago in 1988 and a J.D. from Stanford Law School in 1991. Mr. Ninivaggi provides the Board with leadership skills, significant management, strategic and operational experience through his roles of Co-Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chairman of Federal Mogul Holdings and as a director and officer of multiple public and private companies.

Leslie Hunziker