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Sabre Corp (SABR.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Lawrence Kellner

57 2013 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Thomas Klein

53 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Gregory Webb

49 2015 Vice Chairman of the Board

Richard Simonson

57 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Alexander Alt

41 President and General Manager - Sabre Hospitality Solutions

William Robinson

51 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

Deborah Kerr

44 Executive Vice President, Chief Product and Technology Officer

Hugh Jones

52 Executive Vice President - Sabre, President - Sabre Airline Solutions

Sean Menke

47 2015 Executive Vice President -Sabre, President - Travel Network

Dana Jones

2015 Senior Vice President - New Market Development

Rachel Gonzalez

46 2014 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

George Bravante

57 2014 Independent Director

Renee James

52 2015 Independent Director

Gary Kusin

64 2007 Independent Director

Gregory Mondre

41 2007 Independent Director

Judy Odom

63 2014 Independent Director

Joseph Osnoss

38 2007 Independent Director

Karl Peterson

45 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Lawrence Kellner

Mr. Lawrence W. Kellner serves as Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Sabre Corp. Mr. Kellner has served as President of Emerald Creek Group, LLC, a private equity firm, since 2010. He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Continental Airlines, Inc., an international airline company, from December 2004 through December 2009. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Continental Airlines from March 2003 to December 2004, as President from May 2001 to March 2003 and was a member of Continental Airlines’ board of directors from May 2001 to December 2009. Mr. Kellner serves on the board of directors of The Boeing Company, Chubb Limited and Marriott International, Inc.

Thomas Klein

Mr. Thomas Klein is no longer President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Sabre Corp., effective as of December 31, 2016 (end of 2016). Before being named CEO in August 2013, Mr. Klein served as company president since January 2010. His role prior to that was executive vice president, Sabre, and group president of Sabre Travel Network and Sabre Airline Solutions businesses. Earlier roles included various senior leadership positions within Sabre, both in the United States and in Latin America, and he served as the first director general of Sabre Sociedad Tecnológica, a Mexico based joint venture company owned by Sabre, Aeromexico and Mexicana. Prior to joining Sabre in 1994, he held a variety of sales, marketing and operations positions at American Airlines and Consolidated Freightways, Inc. Mr. Klein serves on the Board of Directors and chairs the compensation committee for Cedar Fair, L.P. In 2010, he was appointed to the Board of Directors for Brand USA by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce and now serves as vice chairman. He also serves on the executive committee of the World Travel and Tourism Council and Villanova University Board of Trustees. Mr. Klein holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Villanova University.

Gregory Webb

Mr. Gregory T. Webb is Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company. Prior to being named to his current role, he served as president of Sabre Travel Network where he was responsible for leading the global travel marketplace and solutions. Since joining Sabre in 1995, Mr. Webb has held several senior leadership positions including chief marketing officer for both our Travel Network and Airline and Hospitality Solutions businesses and senior vice president of global product marketing for Sabre. Early in his career, he served as director of project consulting and risk assessment for American Airlines and Sabre. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Webb was vice president and chief information officer for BellSouth Telecommunications and also served as a senior consultant at Andersen Consulting. Mr. Webb earned a master’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in marketing from Louisiana Tech University and a bachelor’s degree in advertising from Southern Methodist University.

Richard Simonson

Mr. Richard A. Simonson serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Sabre Corp. He leads our global finance organization and is responsible for the following functions - accounting, tax, financial planning and analysis, investor relations, treasury, procurement, corporate development and mergers and acquisitions. He brings a combination of experiences across global finance, business operations and capital markets focused on the technology, telecom and media sectors. Before joining Sabre in March 2013, Mr. Simonson acted as an independent advisor to private equity and venture capital firms from May 2012 to March 2013 and from July 2010 to May 2011. He served as CFO and president for business operations at Rearden Commerce, a venture-backed e-commerce company from March 2011 to May 2012. From September 2001 to July 2010 he was an executive at Nokia Corporation in several global roles based in locations around the world - Helsinki, Zurich and New York-including more than five years as chief financial officer and executive vice president, followed by executive vice president and general manager of Nokia’s mobile phones unit and head of strategic sourcing. He was a member of Nokia’s Group Executive Board from 2004-2010. Mr. Simonson’s career includes time with Barclays Capital as managing director in the telecom and media investment banking group. He also spent 16 years with Bank of America Securities in the Global Corporate and Investment Banking group based out of San Francisco and Chicago, where he held various finance and investment banking positions, culminating as managing director of Global Project Finance. Mr. Simonson currently serves on the board of directors of Electronic Arts where he currently chairs the audit committee and additionally served as lead director from 2009-2015. He additionally serves on the Board of directors and chairs the audit committee of Silver Spring Networks.

Alexander Alt

Mr. Alexander S. Alt is President and General Manager - Sabre Hospitality Solutions of Sabre Corp. Prior to being named president, Mr. Alt served in an expanded chief operating officer role at Sabre Hospitality Solutions, where he oversaw customer care, data services, implementations, call center and similar services. As part of the Sabre Hospitality Solutions management team, he also helped drive overall business strategy. Before joining Sabre in 2012, Mr. Alt served as senior vice president of global development and strategy at Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, where he played a key role in the global growth and expansion of the business. Prior to joining Rosewood Hotels in 2006, he was a senior engagement manager at McKinsey & Company. Earlier in his career, he worked in the finance department of Sabre as a manager and senior analyst in the financial planning and analysis group. Mr. Alt is a member of the Dallas Development Board of The Nature Conservancy and is on the Advisory Board of the School of Undergraduate Studies at the University of Texas in Austin. He graduated from the University of Texas in Austin and received his M.B.A. from Harvard University.

William Robinson

Mr. William G. Robinson Jr., is Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President of Sabre Corp. He is responsible for leading Sabre’s global human resources organization, including talent management, organizational leadership and culture. Prior to joining Sabre in December 2013, Mr. Robinson served as the senior vice president and chief human resources officer at Coventry Health Care, a diversified managed health care company with 14,000 employees, from 2012 to 2013. From 2010 to 2011, Mr. Robinson served as senior vice president for human resources at Outcomes Health Information Solutions, a healthcare analytics and information company specializing in the optimization and acquisition of medical records. Prior to that, from 1990 to 2010, he worked for General Electric, where he held several human resources leadership roles in diverse industries including information technology, healthcare, energy and industrial. Most recently, he was the human resources leader within the GE Enterprise Solutions division where he led a global team in an organization of 20,000 employees in 200 locations worldwide. He holds a M.A. in Human Resources Development from Bowie State University and a B.S. in Communications from Wake Forest University.

Deborah Kerr

Ms. Deborah L. Kerr serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Product and Technology Officer of Sabre Corp. Prior to her appointment at Sabre in March 2013, she served as executive vice president, chief product and technology officer at FICO from 2009 to April 2012, a leader in predictive analytics and decision management technology. Prior experience includes senior leadership roles with HP, Peregrine Systems and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Ms. Kerr is a director of the DH Corporation and EXLService Holdings, Inc. She was previously a director of Mitchell International from January 2010 until October 2013. Ms. Kerr holds a master’s degree in Computer Science and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology.

Hugh Jones

Mr. Hugh W. Jones serves as Executive Vice President - Sabre, President - Sabre Airline Solutions of Sabre Corp. Immediately prior to being named to his current role in April 2011, Mr. Jones served as Travelocity’s president and CEO beginning in February 2009 and before that, he held a number of executive roles at Sabre including senior vice president and chief operating officer for our Travel Network and Airline and Hospitality Solutions businesses, where he oversaw airline supplier initiatives and global customer support. He also led Travel Network in North America and served as senior vice president and controller for Sabre. Mr. Jones began his career with American Airlines in 1988 and held a variety of finance positions including financial controller for the airline’s European and Pacific airport, sales and reservations operations. He earned a master’s degree in business administration from Southern Methodist University and a bachelor’s degree in geology and geophysics from the University of Wisconsin.

Sean Menke

Mr. Sean E. Menke is Executive Vice President - Sabre, President - Travel Network of Sabre Corporation., effective October 5, 2015. Mr. Menke served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Hawaiian Airlines from October 2014 to October 2015. From 2013 to 2014, he was executive vice president of resources at IHS Inc., a global information technology company. He served as managing partner of Vista Strategic Group, LLC, a consulting firm, from 2012 to 2013 and from 2010 to 2011. From 2011 to 2012, he served as president and chief executive officer of Pinnacle Airlines, and from 2007 to 2010 as president and chief executive officer of Frontier Airlines. Frontier Airlines and Pinnacle Airlines filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in 2008 and 2012, respectively. Mr. Menke earned an executive MBA from the University of Denver and dual bachelor of science degrees in Economics and Aviation Management from Ohio State University.

Dana Jones

Ms. Dana Jones is Senior Vice President - New Market Development of Sabre Corporation. In this new role, Jones will be responsible for leading an enterprise strategy aimed at accelerating investment and the development and delivery of software solutions in China and Africa.

Rachel Gonzalez

Ms. Rachel A. Gonzalez is the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Sabre Corporation., effective Sept. 9, 2014. She manages the global legal department responsible for legal strategy, regulatory affairs, corporate compliance and government affairs. Prior to joining Sabre, Ms. Gonzalez served as executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary with Dean Foods in Dallas, Texas from March 2013 to September 2014, and as executive vice president, general counsel designate from November 2012 to March 2013. Ms. Gonzalez joined Dean Foods in 2008 as chief counsel, corporate and securities and served as the deputy general counsel prior to her promotion in November 2012. Previously, Ms. Gonzalez was senior vice president and group counsel with Affiliated Computer Services. Ms. Gonzalez was a partner with the law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, where she focused on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, SEC compliance and corporate governance. Ms. Gonzalez serves on the Board of Directors of Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas and their Audit and Board Development Committees. Ms. Gonzalez earned her J.D. degree from Boalt Hall School of Law the University of California, Berkeley and her bachelor’s degree in comparative literature from the University of California, Berkeley.

George Bravante

Mr. George R. Bravante, Jr., serves as Independent Director of the Company., effective December 19, 2014. Mr. Bravante is the co-founder and the managing member of the general partner of Bravante-Curci Investors, LP, an investment firm focusing on real estate investments in California. He has held this position since 1996. Since 2005, he has also been the owner of Bravante Produce, a grower, packer and shipper of premium California table grapes and citrus. Previously, he served as chairman of the board of ExpressJet Holdings, Inc. from 2005 to 2010 and was a member of its board from 2004 to 2010. From 1994 to 1996, Mr. Bravante was President and Chief Operating Officer of Colony Advisors, Inc., a real estate asset management company, and prior to that he was President and Chief Operating Officer of America Real Estate Group, Inc., where he led strategic management, restructuring and disposition of assets. He serves as a director of KBS Growth & Income REIT, Inc., a real estate investment trust.

Renee James

Ms. Renee J. James serves as a Independent Director of the Company., effective August 3, 2015. She is a seasoned technology executive with broad, international experience managing large scale, complex global operations. Ms. James is currently an Operating Executive with The Carlyle Group, in their Media and Technology practice. She recently concluded a lengthy career with Intel Corporation where she was the President of the company and a member of the Executive Office with the CEO and Chairman. In her twenty-eight-year career at Intel she held a variety of positions spanning R&D leadership in both software and hardware and the establishment of global R&D network and global manufacturing leadership. Ms. James was the EVP and General Manager of Intel’s software and services global P&L for a decade. She led large scale M&A and the structuring and serving as chairman of Intel’s software subsidiaries. In her tenure, Ms. James spearheaded the company’s strategic expansion into providing proprietary and open source software, cyber security and cloud-based computing. As President, she added global, corporate operations including Corporate Strategy, HR, Finance, Manufacturing and other operating units to her experiences. Early in her career, Ms. James served as chief of staff for her mentor, former Intel CEO, Andy Grove. Ms. James currently serves as the Vice Chair of the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee to the President of the United States. She serves as a non-executive director on the board of Vodafone Group Plc, a multinational telecommunications company and is a member of the Remuneration Committee. She also serves on the board of Oracle Corporation, a cloud applications and platform services company and is a member of the Compensation Committee. Ms. James serves on the board of Citigroup, Inc., a global bank, and is a member of the Technology, AML and Risk Committees.

Gary Kusin

Mr. Gary M. Kusin serves as Independent Director of Sabre Corp. Mr. Kusin is an independent consultant focused on assisting companies on strategic and operational matters. Among other engagements, Mr. Kusin acts as a TPG senior advisor, pursuant to which he provides his expertise to selected TPG portfolio companies as well as to selected TPG potential investment opportunities. Mr. Kusin previously served as president and CEO of FedEx Kinko’s, today operating as FedEx Office, from 2001 to 2006. Prior to joining Kinko’s in 2001, Mr. Kusin served as CEO of HQ Global Workplaces (now part of Regus), which provides offices, meeting rooms and network access at locations around the world. In 1995 he co-founded Laura Mercier Cosmetics, which sold to Neiman Marcus in 1998. He also co-founded Babbage’s Inc. (now GameStop), a leading consumer software specialty chain, in 1983 and served as its president. Earlier in his career, he was vice president and general merchandise manager for the Sanger-Harris division of the Federated Department Store (now Macy’s). An Inc. magazine “Entrepreneur of the Year,” Mr. Kusin serves on the board of directors of Petco, Fleetpride, American Tire Distributor, and Savers.

Gregory Mondre

Mr. Gregory K. Mondre serves as Independent Director of Sabre Corp. Mr. Mondre is a Managing Partner and Managing Director with Silver Lake. Mr. Mondre joined the firm in 1999 and has significant experience in private equity investing and expertise in sectors of the technology and technology-enabled industries. Prior to joining Silver Lake, Mr. Mondre was a principal at TPG, where he focused on private equity investments across a wide range of industries, with a particular focus on technology. Earlier in his career, Mr. Mondre worked as an investment banker in the Communications, Media and Entertainment Group of Goldman, Sachs & Co. He currently serves as a director of Avaya, Inc., Fanatics, Go Daddy, Inc., Motorola Solutions, Inc., Red Ventures, and Vantage Data Centers.

Judy Odom

Ms. Judy C. Odom serves as Independent Director of Sabre Corp. From 1985 until her retirement in 2002, Ms. Odom held numerous positions, most recently chief executive officer and chairman of the board, at Software Spectrum, Inc., a global business to business software services company, which she co-founded in 1983. Prior to founding Software Spectrum, Ms. Odom was a partner with the international accounting firm, Grant Thornton. Ms. Odom currently serves on the board of directors of Harte-Hanks, Inc., a marketing services company, and Leggett & Platt, Inc., a diversified manufacturing company. She previously served on the board of Storage Technology Corporation, a provider of data storage hardware and software products and services, from November 2003 to August 2005.

Joseph Osnoss

Mr. Joseph Osnoss serves as Independent Director of Sabre Corp. Mr. Osnoss is a Managing Director of Silver Lake, which he joined in 2002. From 2010 to 2014, before returning to the U.S., Mr. Osnoss was based in Silver Lake’s London office, where he helped oversee the firm’s activities in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Mr. Osnoss is currently on the boards of Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, Global Blue and Virtu Financial. He previously served on the boards of Instinet Incorporated, Interactive Data Corporation, and Mercury Payment Systems. Prior to joining Silver Lake, Mr. Osnoss worked in investment banking at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he focused on mergers and financings in the technology and telecommunications industries. He previously held positions at Coopers & Lybrand Consulting in France and at Bracebridge Capital, a fixed income arbitrage hedge fund. Mr. Osnoss currently is a Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics, where he participates in teaching and research activities within the Department of Finance.

Karl Peterson

Mr. Karl Peterson serves as Independent Director of Sabre Corp. Mr. Peterson is a Senior Partner of TPG and Managing Partner of TPG Capital LLP, the firm’s European operations. Since joining TPG in 2004, Mr. Peterson has led investments for the firm in technology, media, financial services and travel sectors. Prior to 2004, he was a co-founder and the president and CEO of Hotwire.com, the internet travel portal. He led the business from its launch in 2000 through its sale to InterActiveCorp in 2003. Before Hotwire, Mr. Peterson was a principal at TPG in San Francisco, and from 1992 to 1995 he was a financial analyst at Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mr. Peterson is currently a director of Pace Holding Corp., Victoria Plumb, TES Global and Saxo Bank, as well as Caesars Acquisition Company.