People: StarTek Inc (SRT.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ed Zschau

73 2006 Lead Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Chad Carlson

48 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Lisa Weaver

45 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer

Rod Leach

46 2012 Senior Vice President, General Manager - Global Operations

Joseph Duryea

50 2012 Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing

Jaymes Kirksey

58 2013 Senior Vice President - Global Human Resources

Peter Martino

47 2014 Senior Vice President - Global Operations

Emily Millar

60 2011 Senior Vice President - Client Solutions & Strategy

Patricia Hain

42 2012 Vice President - Information Technology Department

Jack Plating

61 2011 Independent Director

Benjamin Rosenzweig

29 2011 Independent Director

Robert Sheft

53 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Ed Zschau

Dr. Ed Zschau, Ph.D., is Lead Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of StarTek, Inc. Dr. Zschau retired as Visiting Lecturer with rank of Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University in June 2013, a position he held since 2000. However, he continues to serve as a Senior Research Specialist at Princeton and will also serve in a teaching position at the California Institute of Technology beginning March 2014. Prior to joining Princeton, he was a Professor of Management at Harvard Business School from September 1997 to August 2000. From April 1993 to July 1995, Dr. Zschau was General Manager, IBM Corporation Storage Systems Division. Earlier in his career, he was Founder and CEO of System Industries, Inc. which became a public company in 1980. From 1999 to 2007, Dr. Zschau was a director of the Reader’s Digest Association, Inc., a publicly traded company at the time, and chaired its Finance Committee. Dr. Zschau is a graduate of Princeton University and received his M.B.A., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University.

Chad Carlson

Mr. Chad A. Carlson is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of StarTek, Inc. Mr. Carlson has served as company's President and Chief Executive Officer since June 2011, prior to which he served as company's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from June 2010 to June 2011. Previously, Mr. Carlson served as Executive Vice President of Global Operations at Sitel, a global business process outsourcing company. From 2007 to 2008, Mr. Carlson served as Chief Operating Officer of the Americas and Asia Pacific operations for Sitel and from 2003 to 2007 he served in the same role for ClientLogic, a global business process outsourcing company, prior to its acquisition of Sitel. Mr. Carlson has over fifteen years of experience in the business process outsourcing industry, serving in a variety of roles. Mr. Carlson received his B. S. in Business Logistics from Pennsylvania State University.

Lisa Weaver

Ms. Lisa A. Weaver is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer of StarTek, Inc. Ms. Weaver has served as our Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since November 2011. Ms. Weaver previously served as North America Chief Financial Officer of Recall Corporation, a global provider of document management, data protection and document destruction services, since February 2011. Prior to joining Recall, Ms. Weaver held various finance leadership positions, most recently as the North America Chief Financial Officer and Global FP&A Leader, with Sitel, a global business process outsourcing (BPO) company, from May 2000 until January 2011.

Rod Leach

Mr. Rod A. Leach is Senior Vice President, General Manager - Global Operations of StarTek, Inc. Mr. Leach joined StarTek in December 2010, as Regional Vice President, Operations. Prior to joining StarTek, Mr. Leach served as Chief Operations Officer for TMS Health, an emerging healthcare-centric service and support business, from February 2009 until May 2010. From December 2003 until February 2009, Mr. Leach was SVP of Operations for Sitel, a global business process outsourcing company, managing operations for 16 contact centers and 6,000 employees. Prior to his role at Sitel, he co-founded Service Zone, an international contact center company, which grew to nine centers and an $85 million enterprise. The company helped their clients win numerous J. D. Power awards and other customer service awards including the Dell Diamond Award. Mr. Leach began his career with Gateway where he was the Director of Business Customer Care.

Joseph Duryea

Mr. Joseph S. Duryea is Senior Vice President - Sales, Marketing of StarTek, Inc. Mr. Duryea has led business development teams for several and rapidly-growing BPO organizations over his 25 year career in the industry. From 2010 to February 2011, Mr. Duryea was President and a board member of SupportSave, a publicly traded BPO company with operations in Cebu, Philippines. From 2004 to 2010, Mr. Duryea was Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for PeopleSupport, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSPT), which was one of the fastest-growing BPO companies in the industry prior to its $250 million dollar acquisition by Aegis. At PeopleSupport, Mr. Duryea had ultimate responsibility for the revenue targets and headed up all of the company’s business development and marketing affairs. Prior to PeopleSupport, Mr. Duryea led sales and marketing organizations for business units at IBM, Softbank and Aditya Birla. Mr. Duryea began his career with American Express where he helped pioneer the outsourcing industry by designing and implementing numerous direct marketing initiatives, including 1-800-THE-CARD, Optima, American Express Corporate Card and several others.

Jaymes Kirksey

Mr. Jaymes D. Kirksey is Senior Vice President - Global Human Resources of StarTek, Inc. Mr. Kirksey served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Pendum, LLC, the provider of ATM services, from 2010 to 2013. Prior to this role, he served in executive Human Resources positions at a variety of professional services and manufacturing businesses including Quovadx, Digital Lighthouse, ADT Security Services and United Technologies. Additionally, Mr. Kirksey led his own Human Resources consulting practice for over five years representing clients such as Hewlett-Packard, Frontier Airlines, and Webroot Software among others. Mr. Kirksey received his B.S. in Labor and Industrial Relations from Michigan State University.

Peter Martino

Mr. Peter F. Martino is Senior Vice President - Global Operations of StarTek, Inc. Prior to joining STARTEK, Mr. Martino held various positions at Sitel, a global business process outsourcing company, since 2006. Most recently, he served as General Manager of North America, in which position he led operations in North America with 25 locations and more than 10,000 employees and oversaw over $400 million in annual revenue. From 2007 to 2012, Mr. Martino served as Senior Vice President of Operations for Sitel and from 2006 to 2007 he served in the same role for ClientLogic, a global business process outsourcing company, prior to its merger with Sitel. Prior to Sitel Mr. Martino served as a Senior Director of Global Outsourcing with Microsoft where he was responsible for placement of large scale global support programs. Mr. Martino has over 18 years’ experience in the BPO industry that includes client and outsourcing senior leadership roles.

Emily Millar

Ms. Emily K. Millar is Senior Vice President - Client Solutions & Strategy of StarTek, Inc. Ms. Millar joined STARTEK as Vice President of Client Relationship Management in November 2011 and was promoted to Senior Vice President of Client Solutions & Strategy in August 2013. Ms. Millar is a seasoned outsourcing executive bringing both global BPO and Fortune 500 telecommunication client experience to her roles with STARTEK. Prior to STARTEK, Ms. Millar led the CRM organization for TELUS International from February 2010 to November 2011 and was General Manager of Stream Global Services from April 2008 to March 2009. Ms Millar has held SVP and General Manager roles at two other large outsourcing / BPO firms managing key global client engagements including HP, Microsoft, DIRECTV, Telecom New Zealand, Virgin Mobile, T-Mobile and Sony Entertainment. Ms Millar also brings over ten years experience in various management roles at both Adobe Systems and Apple including serving as VP of Worldwide Support at Adobe Systems.

Patricia Hain

Ms. Patricia J. Hain is Vice President - Information Technology Department of StarTek, Inc. Ms. Hain joined STARTEK as Vice President of Information Technology Development on April 30, 2012. Ms. Hain leads STARTEK’s global IT departments. Ms. Hain comes to STARTEK with a deep understanding of business process outsourcing, software development, project management and enterprise data warehousing after 17 years working for Sitel, a global business process outsourcing company.

Jack Plating

Mr. Jack D. Plating is an Independent Director of StarTek, Inc. Mr. Plating served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Verizon Wireless (NYSE: VZ), a wireless service provider, from 2007 through 2009. Mr. Plating oversaw Verizon Wireless’ nationwide sales and customer service operations, product development and marketing. Prior to serving as the Executive Vice President and COO of Verizon Wireless, Mr. Plating served as the President of Verizon Wireless’s South Area from 2000 through 2007. From 1989 to 2000, Mr. Plating held several executive management positions with Bell Atlantic Mobile, one of Verizon Wireless’ predecessor companies, including as the company’s Executive Vice President and COO. Prior to Bell Atlantic Mobile, Mr. Plating held various other management positions within the telecommunications industry, including with Digital Pagin Systems, A+ Communications, Metro Mobile CTS and Motorola Communications and Electronics. Mr. Plating holds a B.S. in Business Administration and Marketing from the University of Arkansas. Mr. Plating is currently a director of Zipit Wireless (privately held) in Greenville, South Carolina.

Benjamin Rosenzweig

Mr. Benjamin L. Rosenzweig is an Independent Director of StarTek, Inc. Mr. Rosenzweig is currently Partner at Privet Fund Management LLC. Prior to joining Privet in September 2008, Mr. Rosenzweig served as an investment banking analyst in the corporate finance group of Alvarez and Marsal from June 2007 until May 2008, where he completed multiple distressed mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, capital formation transactions and similar financial advisory engagements across several industries. He has considerable financial expertise, including extensive involvement with capital market transactions and turnaround situations. Mr. Rosenzweig graduated Magna Cum Laude from Emory University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance and a second major in Economics. Mr. Rosenzweig is currently a director of PFSweb, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFSW) and RELM Wireless Corporation (NYSE MKT: RWC).

Robert Sheft

Mr. Robert Shelf is an Independent Director of StarTek, Inc. Mr. Sheft is currently Executive Chairman of the Home Service Store, Inc., an innovative home improvement company offering shop-at-home services for flooring. windows, siding and insulation. Mr. Sheft is currently a managing director at Roark Capital Group, a private equity firm based in Atlanta. Mr. Sheft was the Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Simply Floored LLC, an innovative home improvement company offering shop-at-home services for flooring and insulation. Prior to starting Simply Floored in 2004, Mr. Sheft was the Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of RMA Home Services, Inc. (RMA), from 1997 until its acquisition by The Home Depot in December 2003. Mr. Sheft built RMA into one of the providers of installed siding and window services in the country, with revenues of more than $200 million, customers in more than 1,000 Home Depot stores nationwide, and 1,200 associates operating out of 22 branch offices and a support center in Atlanta. Prior to founding RMA, Mr. Sheft served for five years as a Managing Director of merchant banking at First Southwest. He began his career as an attorney in the mergers and acquisitions practice of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. From 2006 until 2008, Mr. Sheft served on the board of Marathon Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company. He is a trustee of Pace Academy in Atlanta where he also chairs the Governance Committee. Mr. Sheft graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and as a James Kent Scholar from the Columbia University School of Law.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Ed Zschau

--

Chad Carlson

1,405,610

Lisa Weaver

385,297

Rod Leach

450,212

Joseph Duryea

--

Jaymes Kirksey

--

Peter Martino

--

Emily Millar

437,438

Patricia Hain

--

Jack Plating

--

Benjamin Rosenzweig

--

Robert Sheft

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013
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