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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Sanchez

49 2013 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Art Garcia

53 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Dennis Cooke

50 2012 President - Global Fleet Management Solutions

John Diez

2015 President - Ryder Dedicated

Steve Sensing

2015 President - Global Supply Chain Solutions

Gregory Greene

55 2010 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer

Karen Jones

52 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Robert Fatovic

49 2004 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary

Melvin Kirk

2015 Chief Information Officer

Cristina Gallo-Aquino

41 2010 Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller

Robert Brunn

2014 Vice President - Corporate Strategy & Investor Relations

E. Smith

2005 Lead Independent Director

Patrick Pendergast

2015 Director

John Berra

67 2003 Independent Director

Robert Eck

56 2011 Independent Director

Robert Hagemann

58 2014 Independent Director

L. Patrick Hassey

69 2005 Independent Director

Michael Hilton

60 2012 Independent Director

Tamara Lundgren

57 2012 Independent Director

Luis Nieto

59 2007 Independent Director

Abbie Smith

61 2003 Independent Director

Hansel Tookes

67 2002 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Sanchez

Mr. Robert E. Sanchez is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Ryder System, Inc., effective May 3, 2013. Mr. Sanchez was appointed Chair of Ryder's Board in May 2013. He was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2013, at which time he was also elected to Ryder's Board. Mr. Sanchez joined Ryder in 1993 and has served in positions of increasing responsibility, including a broad range of leadership positions in several of Ryder's business segments. Mr. Sanchez most recently served as Chief Operating Officer from February 2012 to December 2012. Prior to that position, he served as President of Global Fleet Management Solutions, Ryder's largest business segment, from September 2010 to February 2012. Mr. Sanchez also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from October 2007 to September 2010; as Executive Vice President of Operations, U.S. Fleet Management Solutions from October 2005 to October 2007; and as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer from January 2003 to October 2005. Mr. Sanchez has been a member of Ryder's Executive Leadership team since 2003.

Art Garcia

Mr. Art A. Garcia is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Ryder System, Inc., since September 2010. Previously, Mr. Garcia served as Senior Vice President and Controller since October 2005 and as Vice President and Controller since February 2002. Mr. Garcia joined Ryder in 1997 and has held various other positions within Corporate Accounting.

Dennis Cooke

Mr. Dennis C. Cooke is President - Global Fleet Management Solutions of Ryder System, Inc., since February 2012. Previously, Mr. Cooke served as Senior Vice President and Chief of Operations, U.S. and Canada Fleet Management Solutions since July 2011. Prior to joining Ryder, Mr. Cooke held various positions with General Electric (GE) and related companies, including Vice President and General Manager of GE Healthcare’s Global MRI business from 2000 to 2005. He then served as President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Security’s Homeland Protection business from 2005 to 2009, and continued serving in those roles from 2009 to 2011 after the business was acquired by the Safran Group and became Morpho Detection, Inc.

John Diez

Mr. John J. Diez has been appointed as President - Ryder Dedicated of the Company effective March 2015. Mr. Diez, currently Senior Vice President of Dedicated with full responsibility for the product line, has successfully held key operational and financial positions at Ryder since joining the Company in 2002. Mr. Diez previously served as Senior Vice President of Asset Management, with profit and loss responsibility for the Company's truck rental and used vehicle sales product lines. Mr. Diez has also served as Senior Vice President of Global Field Finance where he held financial reporting responsibilities for both the SCS and FMS business segments. Prior to that role he was the Chief Financial Officer of Fleet Management Solutions (FMS).

Steve Sensing

Mr. Steve Sensing has been appointed as President - Global Supply Chain Solutions of the Company effective March 31, 2015. Prior to his new role at Ryder, Mr. Sensing was the Vice President and General Manager of the High-Technology industry group for the SCS business segment of Ryder. In this role, Mr. Sensing served customers in the electronics, telecommunications, medical, technology, appliance manufacturing and retail industries. His responsibilities included strategic planning, developing new products and services, and leading tactical execution for global operations. Previously, Mr. Sensing served as Group Director of Operations for Ryder’s hi-tech and electronics customers in the United States. His responsibilities included overseeing the tactical execution of integrated supply chains for multiple customers, expanding sales, and integrating complex information systems into daily operations. With a Ryder career spanning more than 20 years, Mr. Sensing joined the Company in 1992 as General Manager leading the operations of Ryder Dedicated solutions for regional accounts. He subsequently served in a variety of positions of increasing responsibility, including Group Manager for Ryder Dedicated; Director of Customer Logistics, Distribution Management; and Director of Operations for Ryder Integrated Supply Chain Solutions. Mr. Sensing earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, majoring in Logistics and Transportation, from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Other educational pursuits have included executive courses in strategic innovation at the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. Mr. Sensing is a member of the Eye for Transport's Hi-Tech & Electronics Supply Chain Advisory Board and a member of Stanford’s Global Supply Chain Management Forum.

Gregory Greene

Mr. Gregory F. Greene is Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Ryder System, Inc., since September 2010, as Executive Vice President since December 2006 and as Chief Human Resources Officer since February 2006. Previously, Mr. Greene served as Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning and Development from April 2003 to February 2006. Mr. Greene joined Ryder in 1993 and has since held various positions within Human Resources.

Karen Jones

Ms. Karen M. Jones serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Ryder System, Inc. She served as Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer of Ryder System, Inc., with effect from September 16, 2013. She joined Ryder in September 2013. Prior to joining Ryder, Ms. Jones was Chief Marketing Officer for NRG/Reliant Energy, Inc from 2010 to 2013. Previously, Ms. Jones served as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Communications for DHL Express U.S. from 2006 to 2009 and as Vice President of Advertising, Brand Management and Promotion from 2004 to 2006. In addition, Ms. Jones has served in key positions responsible for worldwide brand advertising, sponsorship, and strategic alliances for Hewlett Packard.

Robert Fatovic

Mr. Robert D. Fatovic is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Ryder System, Inc., since May 2004. He previously served as Senior Vice President, U.S. Supply Chain Operations, Hi-Tech and Consumer Industries from December 2002 to May 2004. Mr. Fatovic joined Ryder’s Law department in 1994 as Assistant Division Counsel and has held various other positions within the Law department including Vice President and Deputy General Counsel.

Melvin Kirk

Mr. Melvin Kirk is Chief Information Officer of Ryder System, Inc. Mr. Kirk joined Ryder in 2012 as Vice President of Maintenance, Engineering & Quality Operations within the Fleet Management Solutions organization. In that role, his strong leadership and commitment to teamwork helped Ryder usher in a new era of low emission engine technologies, while launching new diagnostic tools and quality measures that enhanced the performance of the Company's industry-leading maintenance organization. Mr. Kirk has more than 25 years of broad-based experience in building organizations, leading Six Sigma innovation teams, launching new technologies, and supporting rapid growth. As one of General Electric's first certified Master Black Belts in 1996, he brings world-class quality and operational expertise to the culture of his work teams and the projects they undertake. He has led the successful turnaround of operating divisions in the government and commercial sectors, and has managed teams in 95 countries.

Cristina Gallo-Aquino

Ms. Cristina A. Gallo-Aquino is Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of Ryder System, Inc., since September 2010. Previously, Ms. Gallo-Aquino served as Assistant Controller from November 2009 to September 2010, where she was responsible for Ryder’s Corporate Accounting, Benefits Accounting and Payroll Accounting departments. Ms. Gallo-Aquino joined Ryder in 2004 and has held various positions within Corporate Accounting.

Robert Brunn

Mr. Robert Brunn is Vice President - Corporate Strategy & Investor Relations of Ryder System, Inc. In this new role, Mr. Brunn will continue to serve as the primary channel of communication with the equity analyst community while assuming responsibility for community and external affairs and the Ryder System Charitable Foundation. He will report to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Tracy Leinbach. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Brunn served as Ryder's Group Director of Investor Relations. In that role, he was responsible for disseminating information on a consistent basis to ensure the Company's compliance with established disclosure requirements. Earlier, Mr. Brunn served as Assistant Treasurer where he was responsible for Ryder's revolving credit facilities, asset-backed securitization financings, benefit plan investments and lease financing, as well as European, Canadian and Asian financing. Over the course of his 17-year career at Ryder, Mr. Brunn has held positions of increasing responsibility in finance, including Senior Manager of Product Pricing and Finance Director of Ryder Transportation Services for the Gulf States. Mr. Brunn holds a master of business administration degree in Finance/International Business from the University of Chicago and a bachelor of science degree in Finance from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He is a member of the National Investor Relations Institute. Mr. Brunn serves on the Board of Directors of the Humane Society of Greater Miami and has recently served on the Board of Goodwill Industries of South Florida.

E. Smith

Ms. E. Follin Smith is Lead Independent Director of Ryder System Inc. She served as the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of Constellation Energy Group, Inc. until May 2007, then the nation's largest competitive supplier of electricity to large commercial and industrial customers and the nation's largest wholesale power seller. Ms. Smith joined Constellation Energy Group as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer in June 2001 and was appointed Chief Administrative Officer in December 2003. Before joining Constellation Energy Group, Ms. Smith was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Armstrong Holdings, Inc., the global leader in hard-surface flooring and ceilings. Prior to joining Armstrong, Ms. Smith held various senior financial positions with General Motors, including Chief Financial Officer for General Motors’ Delphi Chassis Systems division.

Patrick Pendergast

Mr. Patrick Pendergast is Director of Ryder System, Inc. Mr. Pendergast, who joined Ryder in 2010, is responsible for designing and executing staffing strategies and overseeing Ryder's driver and technician recruiting program. He has more than 20 years of staffing and recruiting experience with a diverse background in Human Resources and Talent Acquisition.

John Berra

Mr. John M. Berra is Independent Director of Ryder System Inc. He served as Chairman of Emerson Process Management, a global leader in providing solutions to customers in process control, and Executive Vice President of Emerson Electric Company, until he retired in October 2010. Prior to October 2008, he served as President of Emerson Process Management. Mr. Berra joined Emerson's Rosemount division as a marketing manager in 1976 and thereafter continued assuming more prominent roles in the organization until 1997 when he was named President of Emerson's Fisher-Rosemount division (now Emerson Process Management). Prior to joining Emerson, Mr. Berra was an instrument and electrical engineer with Monsanto Company.

Robert Eck

Mr. Robert J. Eck is Independent Director of Ryder System, Inc. Mr. Eck is President and Chief Executive Officer of Anixter International, Inc. (Anixter), a global distributor of communications and security products, electrical and electronic wire and cable, fasteners and other small components. He also serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Anixter Inc., a subsidiary of Anixter. Mr. Eck has held both positions since 2008. From 2007 to 2008, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Anixter. Prior to that position, Mr. Eck served as Executive Vice President of Enterprise Cabling and Security Solutions for Anixter from 2004 to 2007. In 2003, he served as Senior Vice President — Physical Security Products and Integrated Supply of Anixter Inc. Mr. Eck joined Anixter in 1989 and held roles of increasing responsibility in strategy, supply chain management, sales and marketing, and human resources.

Robert Hagemann

Mr. Robert A. Hagemann has been appointed as Independent Director of the Company, effective August 1, 2014. He served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Quest Diagnostics Incorporated until he retired in 2013. Mr. Hagemann joined Quest’s predecessor, Corning Life Sciences, Inc., in 1992, and held roles of increasing responsibility until he was named Chief Financial Officer of Quest in 1998. Prior to joining Corning, Mr. Hagemann held senior financial positions at Prime Hospitality, Inc. and Crompton & Knowles, Inc. He also held various positions in corporate accounting and audit at Merrill Lynch and Company and Ernst & Young.

L. Patrick Hassey

Mr. L. Patrick Hassey is Independent Director of Ryder System Inc. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI), a global leader in the production of specialty materials until he retired in May 2011. He also served as President of ATI until August 2010. Mr. Hassey became Chairman in 2004 and President and Chief Executive Officer in 2003. Prior to October 2003, Mr. Hassey served as an outside management consultant to ATI executive management. Before joining ATI, Mr. Hassey served as Executive Vice President and a member of the corporate executive committee of Alcoa, Inc. from May 2000 until his early retirement in February 2003. He served as Executive Vice President of Alcoa and Group President of Alcoa Industrial Components from May 2000 to October 2002. Prior to May 2000, Mr. Hassey served as Executive Vice President of Alcoa and President of Alcoa Europe, Inc.

Michael Hilton

Mr. Michael F. Hilton is Independent Director of Ryder System, Inc. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of Nordson Corporation, a position he has held since he joined Nordson in 2010. Nordson engineers, manufactures and markets products and systems used for dispensing adhesives, coatings, sealants, biomaterials and other materials in a wide variety of end markets. Prior to joining Nordson, Mr. Hilton served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. from 2007 until 2010 with specific responsibility for leading the company's global Electronics and Performance Materials segment. Mr. Hilton joined Air Products in 1976 where he held roles of increasing responsibility in a variety of staff, management and operations positions. Air Products serves customers in industrial, energy, technology and healthcare markets worldwide with a unique portfolio of atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, performance materials, equipment and services.

Tamara Lundgren

Ms. Tamara L. Lundgren is Independent Director of Ryder System, Inc. She is President and Chief Executive Officer of Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc., a position she has held since 2008. Schnitzer Steel is one of the largest manufacturers and exporters of recycled ferrous metal products in the United States with $2.5 billion in annual revenue and more than 120 operating facilities in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada. Ms. Lundgren joined Schnitzer Steel in 2005 as Chief Strategy Officer and subsequently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2006 until 2008. Prior to joining Schnitzer Steel, Ms. Lundgren was a managing director at JP Morgan Chase in London and managing director at Deutsche Bank AG in New York and London. Before joining Deutsche Bank, Ms. Lundgren was a partner at the law firm of Hogan & Hartson, LLP in Washington, D.C.

Luis Nieto

Mr. Luis P. Nieto, Jr., is Independent Director of Ryder System Inc. He served as President of the Consumer Foods Group for ConAgra Foods Inc. from 2007 until he retired in 2009. Mr. Nieto joined ConAgra in 2005 and held various leadership positions, including President of the Meats Group and Refrigerated Foods Group. ConAgra Foods is one of the largest packaged foods companies in North America. Prior to joining ConAgra, Mr. Nieto was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federated Group, a leading private label supplier to the retail grocery and foodservice industries from 2002 to 2005. From 2000 to 2002, he served as President of the National Refrigerated Products Group of Dean Foods Company. Prior to joining Dean Foods, Mr. Nieto held positions in brand management and strategic planning with Mission Foods, Kraft Foods and the Quaker Oats Company. Mr. Nieto is the President of Nieto Advisory LLC, a consulting firm and is affiliated with Akoya Capital Partners.

Abbie Smith

Ms. Abbie J. Smith is Independent Director of Ryder System Inc. She is the Boris and Irene Stern Distinguished Service Professor of Accounting at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She joined their faculty in 1980 upon completion of her Ph.D. in Accounting at Cornell University. The primary focus of her research is corporate restructuring, transparency and corporate governance. She was nominated for a 2005 Smith Breeden Prize for her publication in The Journal of Finance and has received a Marvin Bower Fellowship from the Harvard Business School, a McKinsey Award for Excellence in Teaching and a GE Foundation Research Grant.

Hansel Tookes

Mr. Hansel E. Tookes, II, is Independent Director of Ryder System Inc. He served as President of Raytheon International until he retired from Raytheon Company in December 2002. He joined Raytheon in September 1999 as President and Chief Operating Officer of Raytheon Aircraft Company. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer in January 2000 and Chairman in August 2000. Mr. Tookes became President of Raytheon International in May 2001. Prior to joining Raytheon in 1999, Mr. Tookes served as President of Pratt & Whitney's Large Military Engines Group since 1996. He joined Pratt & Whitney's parent company, United Technologies Corporation in 1980. Mr. Tookes was a Lieutenant Commander and military pilot in the U.S. Navy and later served as a commercial pilot with United Airlines.
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