People: Republic Airways Holdings Inc (RJET.O)

RJET.O on Nasdaq

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16 Apr 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bryan Bedford

51 2001 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Timothy Dooley

39 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Secretary

Lars-Erik Arnell

52 2011 Senior Vice President - Corporate Development

Wayne Heller

54 2002 Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of Chautauqua Airlines, Inc.

Neal Cohen

53 2013 Lead Independent Director

Robert Colin

57 2014 Director

Daniel Garton

56 2014 Director

Lawrence Cohen

57 2002 Independent Director

Douglas Lambert

55 2001 Independent Director

Mark Plaumann

57 2002 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Bryan Bedford

Mr. Bryan K. Bedford is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Republic Airways Holdings Inc. From July 1995 through July 1999, Mr. Bedford was the president and chief executive officer and a director of Mesaba Holdings, Inc., a publicly-owned regional airline. He has over 25 years of experience in the regional airline industry, and was named regional airline executive of the year in 1998 by Commuter and Regional Airline News and again in 2005 by Regional Airline World magazine, and again in 2009 by Airline Business magazine. Mr. Bedford is a licensed pilot and a certified public accountant. He also served as the Chairman of the Regional Airline Association (RAA) in 1998 and again in 2006, and remains on the Board of Directors of the RAA.

Timothy Dooley

Mr. Timothy P. Dooley is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Secretary of Republic Airways Holdings Inc. He joined Chautauqua Airlines, one of the Company's subsidiaries, in November 1998 as Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis. He was promoted to Director, Financial Planning and Analysis for the Company in January 2001 and was promoted to the office of Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis for the Company in June 2006. In April 2011, he became Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Before joining Chautauqua, he was a senior auditor for Ernst & Young, LLC. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Marketing from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business in Bloomington, Indiana.

Lars-Erik Arnell

Mr. Lars-Erik Arnell is Senior Vice President - Corporate Development of Republic Airways Holdings Inc. He joined the Company in September 2002 as Vice President of Corporate Development. In April 2011, he became Senior Vice President of Corporate Development. Prior to joining the Company, he held various financial positions in the transportation industry including the regional airline, air medical transportation, truckload and global manufacturing industries. Mr. Arnell has deep knowledge and experience from financial management, restructuring, business development, and mergers and acquisitions.

Wayne Heller

Mr. Wayne C. Heller is an Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Chautauqua Airlines, Inc., subsidairy of Republic Airways Holdings Inc. He joined the Company in August 1999 as Vice President—Flight Operations with responsibility for flight crew supervision, system control, flight safety and flight quality standards. In February 2002, he became Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Chautauqua and assumed responsibility for all aircraft maintenance, records and engineering. From April 1996 until August 1999, he was employed by Mesaba Airlines, Inc. as its Director of System Operations Control. He is a licensed pilot and a licensed dispatcher and has 30 years of regional airline experience in operations.

Neal Cohen

Mr. Neal S. Cohen is Lead Independent Director of Republic Airways Holdings Inc. He is executive vice president and chief financial officer for Alliant Techsystems Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Cohen was president and chief operating officer at Laureate Education Inc. Previously, Mr. Cohen was executive vice president for international strategy and chief executive officer for regional airlines at Northwest Airlines Inc. In addition, Mr. Cohen had served as executive vice president and chief financial officer at Northwest Airlines Inc. Prior to his tenure with Northwest Airlines Inc., Mr. Cohen was executive vice president and chief financial officer for US Airways Inc. Mr. Cohen has served as chief financial officer for various service and financial organizations as well as Sylvan Learning Systems, Inc., the predecessor company of Laureate Education, Inc.

Robert Colin

Mr. Robert L. Colin is Director of the Company. Mr. Colin has more than 30 years of experience and leadership in the areas of accounting, auditing and financial reporting. Most recently, Mr. Colin was Chief Financial Officer, BrightPoint Americas from May 2012 until April 2013; and he served as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller of BrightPoint, Inc. from August 2011 until May 2012. Before joining BrightPoint, Mr. Colin served as a partner for Deloitte & Touche LLP, Assurance from 1994 to 2011. Mr. Colin is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant.

Daniel Garton

Mr. Daniel P. Garton has been appointed as Director of the Company, effective January 3, 2014. Mr. Garton is the President and Chief Executive Officer of American Eagle Airlines.

Lawrence Cohen

Mr. Lawrence J. Cohen is an Independent Director of Republic Airways Holdings Inc., since June 2002. He is the owner and Chairman of Pembroke Companies, Inc., an investment and management firm that he founded in 1991. The firm makes investments in and provides strategic management services to real estate and specialty finance related companies. From 1989 to 1991, Mr. Cohen worked at Bear Stearns & Co. where he attained the position of Managing Director. From 1983 to 1989, Mr. Cohen served as first Vice President in the Real Estate Group of Integrated Resources, Inc. From 1980 to 1983, Mr. Cohen was an associate at the law firm of Proskauer Rose Goetz & Mendelsohn. Mr. Cohen is a member of the bar in both New York and Florida.

Douglas Lambert

Mr. Douglas J. Lambert is an Independent Director of Republic Airways Holdings Inc., since August 2001. He is presently a managing director and Co-CEO of the Financial Industry Advisory Services practice group of Alvarez and Marsal, LLC. Mr. Lambert was a senior vice president of Wexford Capital LLC. From 1983 to 1994, Mr. Lambert held various financial positions with Integrated Resources, Inc.'s Equipment Leasing Group, including treasurer and chief financial officer. He is a certified public accountant.

Mark Plaumann

Mr. Mark L. Plaumann is an Independent Director of Republic Airways Holdings Inc., since June 2002. He is presently a managing-member of Greyhawke Capital Advisors LLC, which he co-founded in 1998. From 1995 to 1998, Mr. Plaumann was a senior vice president of Wexford Capital LLC. From 1990 to 1995, Mr. Plaumann was employed by Alvarez & Marsal, Inc. as a managing director. From 1985 to 1990, Mr. Plaumann worked for American Healthcare Management, Inc., where he attained the position of president. From 1974 to 1985, Mr. Plaumann worked in both the audit and consulting divisions of Ernst & Young, where he attained the position of senior manager. Mr. Plaumann is currently the chairman of the audit committee and a board member of the general partner of Rhino Resources Partners, LP and Diamondback Energy, Inc. He is a certified public accountant.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Bryan Bedford

1,590,050

Timothy Dooley

787,315

Lars-Erik Arnell

739,588

Wayne Heller

1,003,920

Neal Cohen

--

Robert Colin

--

Daniel Garton

--

Lawrence Cohen

--

Douglas Lambert

--

Mark Plaumann

--
As Of 30 Dec 2012

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Bryan Bedford

1,326,625 12,314,410

Timothy Dooley

0 0

Lars-Erik Arnell

0 0

Wayne Heller

397,748 2,619,338

Neal Cohen

0 0

Robert Colin

0 0

Daniel Garton

0 0

Lawrence Cohen

0 0

Douglas Lambert

0 0

Mark Plaumann

0 0
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