People: Ryder System Inc (R.N)

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23 Apr 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Sanchez

48 2013 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Art Garcia

51 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Dennis Cooke

48 2012 President - Global Fleet Management Solutions

John Williford

56 2008 President - Global Supply Chain Solutions

Gregory Greene

53 2010 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer

Robert Fatovic

47 2004 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary

Karen Jones

2013 Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Cristina Gallo-Aquino

39 2010 Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller

E. Smith

47 2005 Lead Independent Director

John Berra

65 2003 Independent Director

Robert Eck

54 2011 Independent Director

L. Patrick Hassey

67 2005 Independent Director

Michael Hilton

59 2012 Independent Director

Tamara Lundgren

56 2012 Independent Director

Luis Nieto

58 2007 Independent Director

Eugene Renna

68 2002 Independent Director

Abbie Smith

60 2003 Independent Director

Hansel Tookes

65 2002 Independent Director

Robert Brunn

Vice President - Corporate Strategy & Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Sanchez

Mr. Robert E. Sanchez is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Ryder System, Inc., effective May 3, 2013. He has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company effective as of January 1, 2013. Previously he served as President, Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Previously, Mr. Sanchez served as President, Global Fleet Management Solutions since September 2010 and as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from October 2007 to September 2010. He also previously served 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 joined Ryder in 1993 and has held various positions. Prior to joining Ryder in 1993, Mr. Sanchez worked as an engineer at both Florida Power and Light and Pratt & Whitney Aircraft. He earned his MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a concentration in Finance. Mr. Sanchez also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering with a specialization in Computer Science from the University of Miami.

Art Garcia

Mr. Art A. Garcia is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Ryder System Inc. 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 December 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. He resigned as Senior Vice President & Chief - Operations, U.S. and Canada - Fleet Management Solutions, business segment of the Company, effective February 14, 2012. Mr. Cooke served most recently as Senior Vice President, Chief of Operations for FMS in the U.S. and Canada. Mr. Cooke joined Ryder in 2011, following a 22-year career with GE and related companies. At GE, Mr. Cooke held positions of increasing responsibility with GE Healthcare, including serving as Vice President and General Manager of GE Healthcare's Global MRI business from 2000 to 2005. In this role, he was responsible for $1.2 billion of global revenue, including all product planning, marketing and engineering. Mr. Cooke later served as President and CEO of GE Security's Homeland Protection business, and continued serving in those roles while also being named a Board Director after the business became Morpho Detection, Inc. in 2009. Previously, Mr. Cooke served as Senior Vice President and Chief of Operations, U.S. and Canada Fleet Management Solutions since joining Ryder in July 2011. Prior to joining Ryder, Mr. Cooke held various positions with General Electric (GE) including Vice President and General Manager of GE Healthcare’s Global MRI business and Chief Executive Officer of GE’s Security’s Homeland Protection business.

John Williford

Mr. John H. Williford is President - Global Supply Chain Solutions of Ryder System Inc. Prior to joining Ryder, Mr. Williford founded and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Golden Gate Logistics LLC from 2006 to June 2008. From 2002 to 2005, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Menlo Worldwide, Inc., the supply chain business of CNF, Inc. From 2005 to 2006, Mr. Williford was engaged as an advisor to Menlo Worldwide subsequent to the sale of Menlo Forwarding to United Parcel Service.

Gregory Greene

Mr. Gregory F. Greene is Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Ryder System Inc. He has served as Chief Administrative Officer 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 August 1993 and has since held various positions within Human Resources.

Robert Fatovic

Mr. Robert D. Fatovic is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Ryder System Inc. 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.

Karen Jones

Ms. Karen Jones has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer of Ryder System, Inc., with effect from September 16, 2013. Ms. Jones is an experienced marketing leader with a proven record of building brands in several industries including transportation. She comes to Ryder from the Fortune 300 company, NRG/Reliant Energy, Inc., where she served as Chief Marketing Officer. There, she was responsible for launching the company's new corporate brand. Ms. Jones also led the introduction of new solar products and other innovative services. Prior to that, she was Senior Vice President of Marketing and a member of the U.S. Management Board for DHL Express North America. At DHL, she was responsible for all areas of marketing, and other functions related to increasing overall brand reputation. Prior to DHL, Ms. Jones served in key positions responsible for worldwide brand advertising, sponsorship, and strategic alliances for Hewlett Packard, and earlier in worldwide brand and marketing roles with Compaq Computer Corporation. She and her teams have earned an impressive list of awards and recognition for their marketing work. Ms. Jones holds a BA in Journalism from the University of Houston.

Cristina Gallo-Aquino

Ms. Cristina A. Gallo-Aquino is Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller of Ryder System Inc. 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.

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 competitive supplier of electricity to commercial and industrial customers and the nation’s 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., 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.

John Berra

Mr. John M. Berra is Independent Director of Ryder System Inc. He served as Chairman of Emerson Process Management, 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 subsidiary Anixter Inc. 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.

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), 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 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 manufacturers and exporters of recycled ferrous metal products in the United States with $3.3 billion in annual revenue and 119 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 packaged foods companies in North America. Prior to joining ConAgra, Mr. Nieto was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federated Group, 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.

Eugene Renna

Mr. Eugene A. Renna is Independent Director of Ryder System Inc. He is retired from ExxonMobil Corporation in January 2002 where he was an Executive Vice President. He was President and Chief Operating Officer of Mobil Corporation, and a member of its Board of Directors, until the time of its merger with Exxon Corporation in 1999. As President and Chief Operating Officer of Mobil, Mr. Renna was responsible for overseeing all of its global exploration and production, marketing and refining, and chemicals and technology business activities. Mr. Renna’s career with Mobil began in 1968 and included a range of senior management roles in marketing, refining, domestic and international operations, planning and economics.

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 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.

Robert Brunn

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