People: Solera Holdings Inc (SLH)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Tony Aquila

48 2007 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Renato Giger

53 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary

Jason Brady

44 2008 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Stuart Yarbrough

62 2008 Lead Independent Director

Patrick Campbell

62 2014 Director

Michael Lehman

64 2014 Director

Thomas Dattilo

62 2013 Independent Director

Arthur Kingsbury

65 2008 Independent Director

Kurt Lauk

67 2013 Independent Director

Kenneth Viellieu

56 2009 Independent Director

Thomas Wajnert

70 2011 Independent Director

Kamal Hamid

Vice President - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Tony Aquila

Mr. Tony Aquila is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Solera Holdings Inc. He has served as our President and CEO since our formation in April 2005, and served as a member of our board of managers between April 2005 and May 2007 and has been the Chairman of the Board since the completion of our corporate reorganization on May 10, 2007. From September 2001 until December 2004, Mr. Aquila held various positions, including President and Chief Operating Officer, at Mitchell International Inc., a provider of software and services to the automobile insurance, collision repair, medical claim and glass replacement industries. Mr. Aquila joined Mitchell when it acquired Ensera, Inc., an automotive claims workflow and software processing company Mr. Aquila founded in 1999. Prior to Ensera, Mr. Aquila was the Chief Executive Officer and founder of MaxMeyer America, Inc., an importer and distributor of European automotive refinishing products formed in partnership with MaxMeyer-Duco S.p.A.

Renato Giger

Mr. Renato Giger is Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary of Solera Holdings, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Giger served as our EMEA Chief Financial Officer since we acquired our predecessor company in April 2006 and served as our Global Corporate Controller since October 2009. Mr. Giger has been employed by us and our predecessor since July 1993 during which time he has held several positions, most recently as Chief Financial Officer of Audatex. Mr. Giger has a Master of Sciences Degree from the University of Bern (Switzerland).

Jason Brady

Mr. Jason M. Brady is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Solera Holdings Inc. Prior to joining us, Mr. Brady provided legal consulting services to technology and entertainment companies. Prior to that, Mr. Brady was the Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Xenogen Corporation, a biotechnology company, from March 2005 through its acquisition by Caliper Life Sciences in August 2006. From April 2004 to March 2005, Mr. Brady was the Director of Legal Affairs for Abbott Diabetes Care, Abbott Laboratories’ diabetes testing device business. Prior to that, Mr. Brady was the Senior Corporate Counsel, Director of Legal Affairs and Assistant Secretary of TheraSense, Inc., a diabetes testing device company, from June 2001 until its acquisition by Abbott Laboratories in April 2004. Mr. Brady has a B.A. in History from the University of California, Los Angeles and a J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law.

Stuart Yarbrough

Mr. Stuart J. Yarbrough is Lead Independent Director of Solera Holdings Inc. Mr. Yarbrough was elected as our Lead Independent Director on October 4, 2008. Mr. Yarbrough’s professional experience includes over twenty four years in public accounting, primarily with Ernst & Young and BDO Seidman, LLP. Since June 2008, Mr. Yarbrough has been a private investor. From February 2007 through its final distributions during June 2008, Mr. Yarbrough served as the chief executive officer of 3Point Capital Partners, a private equity firm. From 1994 through February 2007, Mr. Yarbrough was a principal at CrossHill Financial Group Inc., a company he co-founded, which provided investment banking services and venture debt financing to growth companies. Mr. Yarbrough previously served on the board of directors of DigitalNet Holdings, Inc., as well as several other public companies. Mr. Yarbrough has a B.A. in management sciences from Duke University.

Patrick Campbell

Patrick D. Campbell is Director of Solera Holdings, Inc., effective October 1, 2014. He is the retired Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of 3M Company, a global innovation company, a position he held from 2002 to 2011. Prior to his tenure with 3M, Mr. Campbell was Vice President of International and Europe for General Motors Corporation, a global vehicle manufacturer, where he served in various finance functions during his 25 years with the company. Mr. Campbell is also a director of Stanley Black & Decker and SPX Corporation.

Michael Lehman

Michael E. Lehman is Director of Solera Holdings, Inc., effective October 1, 2014. He has been an independent consultant to various companies since February 2014. He was the interim Chief Financial Officer at Ciber Inc., a global information technology company, from September 2013 until February 2014. He was Chief Financial Officer of Arista Networks, a cloud networking firm, from September 2012 through July 2013, and Chief Financial Officer of Palo Alto Networks, a network security firm, from April 2010 until February 2012. Prior to that, he was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sun Microsystems, Inc., a provider of computer systems and professional support services, from February 2006 to January 2010, when Sun Microsystems, Inc. was acquired by Oracle Corporation. From July 2000 until his initial retirement in September 2002, he was Executive Vice President of Sun Microsystems, as well as its Chief Financial Officer from February 1994 to July 2002, and held senior executive positions with Sun Microsystems for more than five years before then. Mr. Lehman is also a director of MGIC Investment Corp. and also serves as the chairman of its audit committee. Mr. Lehman has a B.A. in business administration, with a minor in accounting, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Thomas Dattilo

Mr. Thomas A. Dattilo is Independent Director of Solera Holdings, Inc. Mr. Dattilo is an advisor and consultant to various private investment firms. He served as a Senior Advisor for Cerberus Operations and Advisory Company, LLC, a unit of Cerberus Capital Management, a private investment firm, from 2007 until June 2009. Prior to joining Cerberus, Mr. Dattilo was most recently Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, a company that specializes in the design, manufacture and sale of passenger and truck tires. He joined Cooper in 1999 as President and Chief Operating Officer and was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer from 2000 until 2006. Prior to joining Cooper, he held senior positions with Dana Corporation, a provider of axles, drive shafts, off-highway transmissions and other vehicle service parts. His last position with Dana was President of its sealing products group. Mr. Dattilo currently serves on the board of directors of Harris Corporation, a publicly-traded international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 125 countries, Hayworth, Inc., a privately-held global designer and manufacturer of office furniture and organic workspaces and the Portfolio Group, a privately-held company that provides and manages extended automobile warranties for automotive dealers. He is past Chairman of the Rubber Manufacturers Association and past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Manufacturers Alliance. Mr. Dattilo served as a director of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company from 1999 to 2006 and Alberto-Culver Company from 2006 to May 2011.

Arthur Kingsbury

Mr. Arthur F. Kingsbury is an Independent Director of Solera Holdings Inc. He has been a private investor since 1996. Mr. Kingsbury has over thirty-five years of business and financial experience, including financial, senior executive and director positions at companies engaged in newspaper publishing, radio broadcasting, database publishing, internet research, cable television and cellular telephone communications. Specific positions included President and Chief Operating Officer of VNU-USA, Inc., Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of BPI Communications, Inc. and Chief Financial Officer of Affiliated Publications, Inc. Mr. Kingsbury currently serves on the board of directors of The Dolan Company, a provider of professional services and business information, and he previously served on the boards of directors of NetRatings, Inc. and Remark Media (formerly HSW International, Inc.). Mr. Kingsbury holds a BSBA in Business Administration from Babson College.

Kurt Lauk

Dr. Kurt J. Lauk, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Solera Holdings, Inc. He is the co-founder and President of Globe CP GmbH, a private investment firm established in 2000. He possesses extensive European automotive industry experience, primarily through his positions as Member of the Board of Management and Head of World Wide Commercial Vehicles Division of Daimler Chrysler (1996 – 1999), as well as Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer (with responsibility for finance, controlling and marketing) of Audi AG (1989 – 1992). Dr. Lauk has other extensive senior management experience, including as Chief Financial Officer and Controller of Veba AG (now known as E.On AG) (1992 – 1996), Chief Executive Officer of Zinser Textil Machinery GmbH (1984 – 1989) and as a Partner and Vice-President of the German practice of Boston Consulting Group (1978 – 1984). Dr. Lauk served as a Member of European Parliament (2004 – 2009), including as a Member of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee and Deputy Member of the Foreign and Security Affairs Committee. Dr. Lauk currently serves on the board of directors of Magna International Inc., a publicly-traded a diversified automotive supplier, and Ciber, Inc., a publicly-traded global information technology consulting, services and outsourcing company. He currently serves as a Trustee of the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London and is an honorary professor with a chair for international studies at the prestigious European Business School in Reichartshausen, Germany. Dr. Lauk received a Ph.D. in international politics from the University of Kiel in Germany, as well as an M.B.A. from Stanford University.

Kenneth Viellieu

Mr. Kenneth A. Viellieu is no longer Independent Director of Solera Holdings, Inc., effective November 2014. Since June 2008, Mr. Viellieu has been a Managing Director and Head of the Chicago office of Moelis & Company, an investment banking firm. From June 2001 to June 2008, Mr. Viellieu was a Senior Managing Director and Head of the Midwest Region for Bear Stearns & Company, an investment banking firm. Mr. Viellieu’s prior experience includes serving as Managing Director and Head of the Chicago office for Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette Securities Corp., an investment banking firm. Mr. Viellieu has over twenty five years of investment banking experience and has advised companies across of broad range of industries on various corporate finance matters, including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged finance transactions, public and private debt and equity offerings, and corporate restructurings. Mr. Viellieu holds a B.S. from Indiana University Kelley School of Business and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Thomas Wajnert

Mr. Thomas C. Wajnert is an Independent Director of Solera Holdings, Inc. Since January 2011, Mr. Wajnert has been a Senior Managing Director of The AltaGroup, LLC, a global consulting organization providing advisory services to the financial services industry. He was self-employed from July 2006 to December 2010 providing advisory services to public and private companies and private equity firms. From January 2002 to June 2006, he was Managing Director of Fairview Advisors, LLC, a merchant bank he co-founded. Mr. Wajnert retired as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of AT&T Capital Corporation, a commercial finance and leasing company, where he was employed from November 1984 until December 1997. Mr. Wajnert is currently a member of the boards of directors of Reynolds America, Inc., a holding company for tobacco products companies and International Financial Group, a privately held property and casualty insurance company. Mr. Wajnert has also served on the boards of directors of NYFIX, Inc., UDR, Inc. and JLG Industries, Inc. Mr. Wajnert holds a B.S. from the Illinois Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University.

Kamal Hamid

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