People: Premiere Global Services Inc (PGI.N)

PGI.N on New York Stock Exchange

9.37USD
26 Jan 2015
Change (% chg)

$-0.05 (-0.53%)
Prev Close
$9.35
Open
$9.42
Day's High
$9.45
Day's Low
$9.32
Volume
44,166
Avg. Vol
60,068
52-wk High
$14.05
52-wk Low
$8.61

Search Stocks

Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Boland Jones

54 1998 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Theodore Schrafft

58 2006 President

David Trine

54 2009 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance

David Guthrie

47 2004 Chief Technology Officer

Wilkie Colyer

64 2007 Presiding Independent Director

K. Robert Draughon

54 2011 Independent Director

John Harris

66 2003 Independent Director

W.Steven Jones

62 2007 Independent Director

Raymond Pirtle

72 1997 Independent Director

J. Smith

58 2001 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Boland Jones

Mr. Boland T. Jones is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Premiere Global Services, Inc. He is founder, has served as director and Chief Executive Officer since the inception in July 1991. Since September 1993, Mr. Jones has also served as Chairman of the board of directors. From February 1993 until August 1998, Mr. Jones was President. He previously served as a director and member of the nominating and governance committee of HSW International, Inc. until June 2010.

Theodore Schrafft

Mr. Theodore P. Schrafft is President of Premiere Global Services, Inc., since July 20, 2006. He was President of the former Conferencing & Collaboration business unit from January 2000 to July 2006, and from March 1999 until January 2000, Mr. Schrafft was Senior Vice President and General Manager of that former business unit. He served as President of the former Voice and Data Messaging division from August 1998 to March 1999, and from October 1997 until August 1998, he served as Vice President of Corporate Messaging. From June 1996 until October 1997, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Voicecom Systems, Inc., an integrated messaging and 800-based services company, which was acquired by the company in October 1997. Mr. Schrafft serves as a member of the board of Junior Achievement of Georgia, Inc.

David Trine

Mr. David E.Trine is Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President - Finance of Premiere Global Services, Inc. He has served as Chief Financial Officer since March 2009 and as Executive Vice President, Finance since February 2009. He was Chief Financial Officer of LexisNexis Risk & Information Analytics Group, a Reed Elsevier company, from September 2008 to February 2009, and as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of ChoicePoint, Inc., which is now part of LexisNexis, from October 2005 to September 2008. Prior to that, he was Treasurer of ChoicePoint from February 2000 to October 2005 and Vice President, Finance and Accounting and Corporate Controller of ChoicePoint from August 1987 to February 2000.

David Guthrie

Mr. David M. Guthrie is Chief Technology Officer of Premiere Global Services, Inc., since February 2004. He was Chief Strategy Officer from February 2003 to February 2004. Prior to that, Mr. Guthrie was a Partner with Fuqua Ventures, LLC from February 2000 to February 2003. He was Senior Vice President, Technology and Content of WebMD from January 1996 to February 2000. From September 1990 to January 1996, Mr. Guthrie was Chief Technology Officer of ISSI, Inc., which is now known as DevGuru.com.

Wilkie Colyer

Mr. Wilkie S. Colyer is Presiding Independent Director of Premiere Global Services, Inc. He has served as director since March 2004 and presiding independent director since January 2007. Mr. Colyer has served as a partner in The Breckenridge Group, Inc., an Atlanta-based investment banking firm, since 1988. He was a director of Moeller Products Company, Inc., a privately-held manufacturer of under the hood closure products and tubing for heavy-duty diesel engines until it was sold in 2011, and has previously served on numerous for-profit and non-profit boards.

K. Robert Draughon

Mr. K. Robert Draughon has been appointed as Independent Director of Premiere Global Services, Inc., effective August 23, 2011. He has served in various executive roles at Press Ganey Associates, Inc., a quality measurement and performance improvement solutions for the health care industry, most recently as the President and a director since February 2010 and as the Chief Financial Officer since February 2009, and was the interim Chief Executive Office from July 2011 to February 2012. Prior to joining Press Ganey, Mr. Draughon was Managing Partner of Forest Hills Capital Management, LLC, a private equity investment firm, from March 2008 to February 2009. He also held a variety of positions in finance and corporate development at HLTH Corporation and its subsidiary, WebMD Health Corp., from March 1998 to March 2008, including as Chief Financial Officer of WebMD prior to its merger with HLTH, where Mr. Draughon developed and led multiple strategic partnerships with many of the world’s technology companies. Mr. Draughon graduated from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University with a master's in business administration, and he earned a bachelor's in economics from Wake Forest University.

John Harris

Mr. John R. Harris is Independent Director of Premiere Global Services, Inc., since November 24, 2003. He has served as an Operating Partner of glendonTodd Capital LLC, a private equity firm focused on companies in the technology-enabled business services and healthcare sectors, and as Chief Executive Officer of Chemical Information Services LLC, a glendonTodd portfolio company that provides information services to the pharmaceutical and chemical industries, since February 2011. Mr. Harris served as President and Chief Executive Officer of eTelecare Global Solutions, Inc., a provider of outsourced customer care solutions, from February 2006 to October 2009, when eTelecare Global Solutions was acquired by Stream Global Services, Inc. He was Chief Executive Officer of Seven Worldwide, Inc., a digital content management company, from December 2003 to December 2005 when it was sold to Schawk, Inc. He was Chief Executive Officer and President of Delinea Corporation from July 2002 to December 2003, Chief Executive Officer and President of Exolink from August 2001 to July 2002 and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ztango, Inc. from 1999 to 2001. Prior to these positions, Mr. Harris served in various executive positions with Electronic Data Systems Corporation for over 25 years as a corporate officer. He is currently a director and member of the audit, compensation and nominating and corporate governance committees of The Hackett Group, Inc., a director, chairman of the compensation committee and member of the audit committee of Digital Generation, Inc., formerly known as DG FastChannel, Inc., and a director and chairman of the compensation committee of Commercetel Corp. Mr. Harris currently serves as a director, chairman of the compensation committee and member of the nominating and corporate governance committee of StarTek, Inc., but is not standing for reelection at StarTek’s upcoming May 7, 2012 annual meeting.

W.Steven Jones

Mr. W. Steven Jones is Independent Director of Premiere Global Services, Inc., since April 18, 2007. He is Professor of Strategy and Organizational Behavior at the Kenan-Flagler Business School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he also served as Dean from August 2003 to August 2008. Before becoming Dean, Mr. Jones was a 15-year resident of Australia and New Zealand where he was Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Suncorp Metway Ltd., a publicly listed Australian banking, insurance and funds management company in Brisbane, Queensland, from 1997 through 2002. Prior to Suncorp, Mr. Jones was Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of ANZ Banking Group, N.Z., Ltd. in Wellington, New Zealand. Mr. Jones is currently a director of Progress Energy, Inc. and member of the Progress Energy audit and corporate performance committee and operations and nuclear oversight committee and previously served on the organization and compensation committee. He is also a director of State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company where he serves as the chairman of the risk committee and as a member of the audit and governance committees, a director and chairman of the risk committee of State Farm Bank and a director of State Farm Life Insurance Company. In addition, Mr. Jones serves as a director and member of the corporate governance committee of Glen Raven, Inc., a privately-held company. He is a former director of Bank of America Corporation, where he served on the audit and asset quality committees.

Raymond Pirtle

Mr. Raymond H. Pirtle, Jr., is Independent Director of Premiere Global Services, Inc., since June 1997. He has served as Chief Manager of Claridge Company, LLC, a privately-held financial services firm whose primary focus is to link small corporations with professional investors, since March 2005. Mr. Pirtle was a founder and Senior Managing Director of Avondale Partners, LLC, an independently-owned, Nashville-based financial services firm dedicated to equity research, investment banking activities and equity capital markets, from June 2001 to March 2005. He previously served as Managing Director and as a director of SunTrust Equitable Securities Corporation from February 1989 to June 2001. Mr. Pirtle is currently a director and member of the audit committee of IceWEB, Inc. and is a director and member of the audit and nominating committees of CNPV Solar Power S.A., a privately-held company. He was previously a director and member of the audit committee of Tricell, a director and member of the audit and compensation committees of China Wind Systems, Inc., a director and member of the audit committee of eNucleus, Inc. and a director and Chairman of the compensation committee of Sirrom Capital Corporation, which was acquired by Finova Group.

J. Smith

Mr. J. Walker Smith, Jr., is Independent Director of Premiere Global Services, Inc., since June 2001. He currently serves as Global Executive Chairman of The Futures Company since the merger of Yankelovich, Inc. with Henley Centre Headlight Vision in January 2008. The Futures Company is a global marketing research company specializing in future-facing research and consulting. Mr. Smith previously was a director and President of Yankelovich, Inc., a market services company specializing in database marketing solutions and consumer lifestyles consulting, from May 1999 to January 2008. He currently is a member of the board of advisors for the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is a 2012 inductee into the North Carolina Hall of Fame. Mr. Smith is a former director of Cyber Dialogue, which is now known as Fulcrum Analytics, and is a former member of the board of advisors of Screen4Me Corporation, A.C. Nielsen Masters in Marketing Research Program and the board of the American Marketing Association Foundation.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Boland Jones

4,577,660

Theodore Schrafft

1,978,510

David Trine

1,182,750

David Guthrie

998,356

Wilkie Colyer

--

K. Robert Draughon

--

John Harris

--

W.Steven Jones

--

Raymond Pirtle

--

J. Smith

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Boland Jones

3,181,413 968,118

Theodore Schrafft

466,668 2,661,222

David Trine

0 0

David Guthrie

85,000 712,519

Wilkie Colyer

0 0

K. Robert Draughon

0 0

John Harris

0 0

W.Steven Jones

0 0

Raymond Pirtle

0 0

J. Smith

0 0
Search Stocks