People: Priceline Group Inc (PCLN.O)

PCLN.O on Nasdaq

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23 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jeffery Boyd

50 2014 Chairman of the Board

Darren Huston

48 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director; Chief Executive Officer of Booking.com B.V.

Daniel Finnegan

51 2009 Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer

Christopher Soder

54 2011 Chief Executive Officer, Priceline.com North America

Peter Millones

44 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Glenn Fogel

52 2010 Executive Vice President - Corporate Development, Head - Worldwide Strategy and Planning

James Guyette

68 2013 Lead Independent Director

Timothy Armstrong

43 2013 Independent Director

Howard Barker

67 2003 Independent Director

Jan Docter

64 2007 Independent Director

Jeffrey Epstein

57 2003 Independent Director

Nancy Peretsman

60 1999 Independent Director

Thomas Rothman

59 2013 Independent Director

Craig Rydin

62 2005 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jeffery Boyd

Mr. Jeffery H. Boyd has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of Priceline Group Inc., effective January 1, 2014. He has served as a director of the Company since October 2001 and as the Chairman of the Board since January 2013. Mr. Boyd has been President of the Company since May 2001 and Chief Executive Officer since November 2002. Mr. Boyd was President and Co-Chief Executive Officer from August 2002 to November 2002 and Chief Operating Officer from November 2000 to August 2002. He previously served as the Company's Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from January 2000 to October 2000. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Boyd was Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Oxford Health Plans, Inc. Mr. Boyd was a member of the board of directors of Bankrate, Inc. and BEN Holdings, Inc. (the holding company for Bankrate, Inc.) prior to its initial public offering in 2011.

Darren Huston

Mr. Darren R. Huston has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Priceline Group Inc., effective January 1, 2014. Mr. Huston is Chief Executive Officer of Booking.com B.V. (Netherlands), a wholly owned subsidiary of The Priceline Group and the number one online hotel reservation service in the world, a position he will continue to hold. Since January 2013, Mr. Huston has also been responsible for overseeing certain aspects of the Group's international business, including inter-brand relations, distribution, and geographic expansion. Mr. Huston has been a member of the company's Group Management Board since joining in September 2011. Mr. Huston came to the Group from Microsoft Corporation, where he served as Corporate Vice President, Consumer & Online from 2008 and President & CEO of Microsoft Japan from 2005. Prior to joining Microsoft in 2003, Mr. Huston was Senior Vice President at Starbucks Corporation, responsible for acquisitions and new product development. Mr. Huston holds a Masters in Economics from the University of British Columbia and a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard University.

Daniel Finnegan

Mr. Daniel J. Finnegan is Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer of Priceline Group Inc. Mr. Finnegan has been Chief Financial Officer since January 2009. Mr. Finnegan was the Company's Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer from October 2005 to January 2009. Mr. Finnegan joined the Company in April 2004 as Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Finnegan served as Chief Financial Officer for CS Technology, Inc., a consulting company, from October 2000 to April 2004.

Christopher Soder

Mr. Christopher L. Soder is Chief Executive Officer, Priceline.com North America of Priceline Group Inc., since June 2011. Mr. Soder was President, North American Travel from February 2007 to June 2011. Mr. Soder was Executive Vice President, Travel Services from March 2005 to February 2007 and was Executive Vice President, Lodging and Vacation Products from July 2002 to March 2005. From February 2000 to July 2002, Mr. Soder was President of the Company's priceline.com hotel service. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Soder was Western Region Vice President, Business Markets, for AT&T.

Peter Millones

Mr. Peter J. Millones, Jr., is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Priceline Group Inc. Mr. Millones has been the Company's General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since January 2001. He previously served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel of the Company from March 2000 to January 2001. From 2003 to 2013, Mr. Millones was responsible for the Company's U.S. human resources department; he now helps coordinate global human resource issues for the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Millones was with the law firm of Latham & Watkins LLP.

Glenn Fogel

Mr. Glenn D. Fogel is the Executive Vice President - Corporate Development, Head - Worldwide Strategy and Planning of Priceline Group Inc. He is responsible for the Company's worldwide mergers, acquisitions and strategic alliances. He is a member of the board of directors of the Company's international subsidiaries, Booking.com, Agoda.com and rentalcars.com. Mr. Fogel joined the Company in February 2000. Prior to joining the Company, he was a trader at a global asset management firm and prior to that was an investment banker specializing in the air transportation industry. Mr. Fogel is a member of the New York State Bar (retired).

James Guyette

Mr. James M. Guyette has been Lead Independent Director of Priceline Group Inc. He has served as a director of the Company since November 2003, and is currently a member of the Compensation Committee, Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Guyette is currently Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rolls-Royce North America Inc., a supplier of power systems to the global aerospace, defense, marine and energy markets, a position he has held since 1997. Prior to joining Rolls-Royce, Mr. Guyette was Executive Vice President - Marketing and Planning for United Airlines. He held a number of other senior roles in his nearly 30 years with United Airlines. Mr. Guyette has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Rolls-Royce plc since 1997 and is Chairman of the Board of Directors of PrivateBancorp Inc, where he has served on the Board of Directors since 1989. He is Chairman of the Board of the Smithsonian Museum - Air and Space Museum, and a member of the Boards of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and St. Mary's College - Moraga CA - Board of Regents, and is a member of the Board of Governors for the Aerospace Industries Association.

Timothy Armstrong

Mr. Timothy Armstrong is an Independent Director of Priceline Group Inc., since January 2013. Mr. Armstrong is currently a member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Armstrong has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of AOL Inc. since April 2009. Prior to that, Mr. Armstrong served as President, Americas Operations of Google Inc. Mr. Armstrong joined Google in 2000 as Vice President, Advertising Sales, and in 2004 was promoted to Vice President, Advertising and Commerce and then in 2007 was named President, Americas Operations and Senior Vice President. Before joining Google, Mr. Armstrong served as Vice President of Sales and Strategic Partnerships for Snowball.com and as Director of Integrated Sales and Marketing at Starwave's and Disney's ABC/ESPN Internet Ventures. Mr. Armstrong started his career by co-founding and running a newspaper based in Boston, Massachusetts. Mr. Armstrong is a trustee of Lawrence Academy and the Paley Center for Media and a Chairman Emeritus of the Ad Council, a non-profit organization.

Howard Barker

Mr. Howard W. Barker, Jr., CPA, is an Independent Director of Priceline Group Inc. He was employed by KPMG LLP from July 1972 and served as a partner of KPMG LLP from 1982 until his retirement in September 2002. Mr. Barker has been a director of the Company since January 2003, and is currently Chairman of the Audit Committee, as well as a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Chiquita Brands International, Inc. since 2007, where he chairs the Audit Committee. Mr. Barker served as a member of the Board of Directors of Medco Health Solutions, Inc. from 2003 until its acquisition by Express Scripts in April 2012, and chaired Medco's Audit Committee and was a member of Medco's Compensation Committee and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee. In addition, Mr. Barker is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Jan Docter

Mr. Jan L. Docter is an Independent Director of Priceline Group Inc., since November 2007. Mr. Docter has been a self-employed business consultant since mid-2006. Mr. Docter provides a range of consulting services to companies and other organizations, including, without limitation, advice to boards of directors and senior management on general strategic matters, organizational methods and strategic human resource issues. Mr. Docter served as the interim Chief Financial Officer of Corio NV, a Dutch real estate investment company which was listed on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange, from mid-2005 to mid-2006. From 2003 to mid-2005, Mr. Docter was self-employed and Chief Financial Officer of Booking.com B.V. From 1998 to 2003, he was Chief Financial Officer of, and later also Vice-Chairman and a member of the managing board of, Getronics NV, a Dutch information and communications technology services company which was listed on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange. From 1985 to 1988, he was Chief Financial Officer of Centrafarm Group NV, a European producer and distributor of generic pharmaceuticals and other drugs, which was listed on NASDAQ. Mr. Docter has also served as an Industry Special Grants Officer for the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and as a member of the Advisory Board of the Amsterdam Stock Exchange. Mr. Docter also holds non-executive and advisory board positions of some private Dutch companies.

Jeffrey Epstein

Mr. Jeffrey E. Epstein is an Independent Director of Priceline Group Inc., since April 2003. He is currently a member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee. Mr. Epstein is an Operating Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners, a venture capital firm, which he joined in November 2011. He also serves as a Senior Advisor at Oak Hill Capital Partners, a private equity firm, which he joined in August 2011. Mr. Epstein was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Oracle Corporation from September 2008 to April 2011. Mr. Epstein served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Oberon Media, Inc. from April 2007 to June 2008. Mr. Epstein has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Shutterstock, Inc., a global provider of licensed imagery, since April 2012 and serves as a member of its Audit Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Since January 2013, Mr. Epstein has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Global Eagle Entertainment Inc., a provider of in-flight video, Internet and other content to airlines and their passengers, and serves as chairman of its Audit Committee and as a member of its Nominating Committee. Mr. Epstein serves as a member of the Management Board of the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, as well as on the boards of directors of a number of other private and not-for-profit enterprises, including Kaiser Permanente, a U.S. health care provider and not-for-profit health plan.

Nancy Peretsman

Ms. Nancy B. Peretsman is an Independent Director of Priceline Group Inc., since February 1999. She is currently a Managing Director at Allen & Company LLC, investment bankers, with which she has been associated since 1995. During her tenure at Allen & Company, Ms. Peretsman has provided advice and capital to over one hundred small high growth businesses and served as advisor to many of the world's media and consumer companies. Prior to joining Allen & Co., Ms. Peretsman was at Salomon Brothers from 1983-1995, where she headed the worldwide media investment banking practice and was a Managing Director from 1990-1995. Ms. Peretsman serves on the Board of Trustees of Princeton University and The Institute for Advanced Study and is a member of the National Board of Directors of Teach for America.

Thomas Rothman

Mr. Thomas E. Rothman has been an Independent Director of Priceline Group Inc., since January 2013. He is currently a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Rothman served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Fox Filmed Entertainment of Fox Entertainment Group Inc., a media company and subsidiary of News Corp. from 2000 to 2005 and as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 2005 to 2012. Mr. Rothman served as President of Twentieth Century Fox Film Group from January 2000 to August 2000, and served as President of Twentieth Century Fox Production from 1995 to 2000. In 1994, Mr. Rothman founded and served as President of Fox Searchlight Pictures. Prior to that, he served as President of Worldwide Production for the Samuel Goldwyn Company from 1989 to 1994. Mr. Rothman also served as an associate and then partner with Frankfurt, Kurnit, Klein & Selz, a law firm, from 1982 to 1987. Mr. Rothman serves as an emeritus member of the Board of Directors of the Sundance Institute and the American Film Institute. He is also a member of the Board of Brown University and California Institute of the Arts (CalArts).

Craig Rydin

Mr. Craig W. Rydin is an Independent Director of Priceline Group Inc., since January 2005. He is currently a member of the Audit Committee and Chairman of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Rydin is the Non-Executive Chairman of The Yankee Candle Company, a maker of scented candles. Prior to being named Non-Executive Chairman, Mr. Rydin was the Executive Chairman of The Yankee Candle Company. Prior to being named Executive Chairman in October 2009, Mr. Rydin served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Yankee Candle from April 2001 to October 2009 and has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Yankee Candle since February 2003. Prior to joining Yankee Candle, Mr. Rydin was the President of the Away From Home food services division of Campbell Soup Company, a position he held from 1998 to 2001. From 1996 to 1998, Mr. Rydin served as the President of the Godiva Chocolatiers division of Campbell. Prior to his position with Godiva, Mr. Rydin held a number of senior management positions at Pepperidge Farm, Inc., also a part of Campbell. Mr. Rydin has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Philips-Van Heusen since 2006 and is currently a member of its Compensation Committee, and has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Au Bon Pain since 2009.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Jeffery Boyd

15,058,300

Darren Huston

17,878,500

Daniel Finnegan

5,322,790

Christopher Soder

5,367,790

Peter Millones

5,337,790

Glenn Fogel

3,323,050

James Guyette

--

Timothy Armstrong

--

Howard Barker

--

Jan Docter

--

Jeffrey Epstein

--

Nancy Peretsman

--

Thomas Rothman

--

Craig Rydin

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Jeffery Boyd

620,832 35,052,400

Darren Huston

0 0

Daniel Finnegan

1,728 918,294

Christopher Soder

213,166 5,055,773

Peter Millones

129,165 927,970

Glenn Fogel

0 0

James Guyette

0 0

Timothy Armstrong

0 0

Howard Barker

0 0

Jan Docter

0 0

Jeffrey Epstein

0 0

Nancy Peretsman

0 0

Thomas Rothman

0 0

Craig Rydin

0 0
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