People: Textainer Group Holdings Ltd (TGH)

TGH on New York Consolidated

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1 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Neil Jowell

79 1993 Independent Chairman of the Board

Philip Brewer

55 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Hilliard Terry

44 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Robert Pedersen

53 2011 President and Chief Executive Officer of Textainer Equipment Management Limited

Ernest Furtado

57 2012 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting and Compliance Officer

Cecil Jowell

77 2003 Director

Isam Kabbani

78 1993 Director

David Nurek

63 2007 Director

Dudley Cottingham

61 2007 Independent Director

James Hoelter

73 1998 Independent Director

John Maccarone

68 2011 Independent Director

James McQueen

68 2003 Independent Director

Hyman Shwiel

68 2007 Independent Director

Tom Gallo

Investor Relations Director

Biographies

Name Description

Neil Jowell

Mr. Neil Ian Jowell is Independent Chairman of the Board of Textainer Group Holdings Limited. He has served as the Director and Chairman since December 1993. Mr. N. Jowell also serves on the board of directors of Trencor. He has been a Director of Trencor since 1966, and was appointed Chairman in 1973. He is also a Director of Mobile Industries (see Item 4. “Information on the Company- Organizational Structure” for an explanation of the relationship between Trencor and Mobile Industries), and has served on its board of directors since 1969. Mr. N. Jowell has over 50 years experience in the transportation industry. He holds an M.B.A. from Columbia University and Bachelor of Commerce and L.L.B. degrees from the University of Cape Town.

Philip Brewer

Mr. Philip K. Brewer is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Textainer Group Holdings Ltd. He was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and to board of directors in October 2011. Mr. Brewer served as Executive Vice President since January 2006, responsible for managing capital structure and identifying new sources of finance for the company, as well as overseeing the management and coordinating the activities of the risk management and resale divisions. Mr. Brewer was Senior Vice President of the asset management group from 1999 to 2005 and Senior Vice President of the capital markets group from 1996 to 1998. Prior to joining the company in 1996, Mr. Brewer worked at Bankers Trust starting in 1990 as a Vice President and ending as a Managing Director and President of its Indonesian subsidiary. From 1989 to 1990, he was Vice President in Corporate Finance at Jardine Fleming. From 1987 to 1989, he was Capital Markets Advisor to the United States Agency for International Development in Indonesia. From 1984 to 1987, he was an associate with Drexel Burnham Lambert, an investment banking firm. Mr. Brewer holds a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Colgate University and an M.B.A. in Finance from Columbia University.

Hilliard Terry

Mr. Hilliard C. Terry, III, is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Textainer Group Holdings Ltd. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Terry was Vice President and Treasurer and previously the head of Investor Relations at Agilent Technologies, Inc., where he worked since the company’s initial public offering in 1999 and subsequent spin-off from Hewlett-Packard Company (HP). Before joining Agilent, he worked in marketing and investor relations for HP’s VeriFone subsidiary and joined VeriFone, Inc. in 1995 prior to the company’s acquisition by HP in 1997. Mr. Terry has also held positions in investor relations and investment banking with Kenetech Corporation and Goldman, Sachs & Co, respectively. He holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.B.A. from Golden Gate University.

Robert Pedersen

Mr. Robert D. Pedersen is President and Chief Executive Officer of Textainer Equipment Management Limited management company of Textainer Group Holdings Ltd. He was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Textainer Equipment Management Limited, management company, in October 2011. Mr. Pedersen served as Executive Vice President responsible for worldwide sales and marketing related activities and operations since January 2006. Mr. Pedersen was Senior Vice President of leasing group from 1999 to 2005. From 1991 to 1999, Mr. Pedersen held several positions within the company, and from 1978 through 1991, he worked in various capacities for Klinge Cool, a manufacturer of refrigerated container cooling units, XTRA, a container lessor, and Maersk Line, a container shipping line. Mr. Pedersen is a graduate of the A.P. Moller Shipping and Transportation Program and the Merkonom Business School in Copenhagen, where he majored in Company Organization.

Ernest Furtado

Mr. Ernest J. Furtado is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting and Compliance Officer of Textainer Group Holdings Ltd. He has served as First Vice President, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary or Assistant Secretary since 1999. Prior to joining the company in 1991, Mr. Furtado was Controller for Itel Instant Space, a container leasing company based in San Francisco, California, and Manager of Accounting for Itel Containers International Corporation, a container leasing company based in San Francisco, California. Mr. Furtado was also a Manager of Internal Audit for Wells Fargo Bank and worked as a Certified Public Accountant at John F. Forbes & Co. Mr. Furtado is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.B.A. in Information Systems from Golden Gate University.

Cecil Jowell

Mr. Cecil Jowell is Director of Textainer Group Holdings Ltd. Mr. Jowell also serves on the board of Trencor and has been an executive of Trencor for over 40 years. He has also served as a director and chairman of WACO International Ltd., an international industrial group previously listed on the JSE. Mr. Jowell holds a Bachelor of Commerce and L.L.B. degrees from the University of Cape Town and is a graduate of the Institute of Transport.

Isam Kabbani

Mr. Isam K. Kabbani is Director of Textainer Group Holdings Ltd. Mr. Kabbani is the chairman and principal stockholder of the IKK Group, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, a manufacturing, trading and construction group active both in Saudi Arabia and internationally. In 1959, Mr. Kabbani joined the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and in 1960 moved to Ministry of Petroleum for a period of ten years. During this time, he was seconded to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (“OPEC”). After a period as Chief Economist of OPEC, in 1967 he became the Saudi Arabian member of OPEC’s Board of Governors. In 1970, he left the Ministry of Petroleum to establish his own business starting with National Marketing, a small trading company in specialized building materials. The IKK Group has been for the past decade consistently among the Saudi Companies. Mr. Kabbani holds a B.A. from Swarthmore College and an M.A. in Economics and International Relations from Columbia University.

David Nurek

Mr. David Morris Nurek is Director of Textainer Group Holdings Ltd. Mr. Nurek was appointed as an alternate director of Trencor in November 1992 and as a non-executive member of its board of directors in July 1995 and is chairman of Trencor’s remuneration and nomination committees and a member of its audit committee. Mr. Nurek is an executive of Investec Bank Limited, a subsidiary of Investec Limited, which is listed on the JSE. Investec Limited has entered into a dual listed company structure with Investec plc, which is quoted on the London Stock Exchange (collectively, the “Investec Group”). He is the regional chairman of Investec Limited’s various businesses in the Western Cape, South Africa, and is also the Investec Group’s worldwide head of legal risk. Prior to joining Investec Limited in June 2000, Mr. Nurek served as chairman of the South African legal firm Sonnenberg Hoffman & Galombik, which has since changed its name to Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Inc. Mr. Nurek serves as a non-executive on the boards of directors of various listed and unlisted companies in South Africa and holds a Diploma in Law and a Graduate Diploma in Company Law from the University of Cape Town, and completed a Program of Instruction for Lawyers at Harvard Law School and a Leadership in Professional Services Firms program at Harvard Business School.

Dudley Cottingham

Mr. Dudley R. Cottingham is an Independent Director of Textainer Group Holdings Ltd. He has been a member of the board of directors since December 1993 and served as assistant Secretary and/or secretary between December 1993 and October 2007. He has also served in the past as president of certain of the subsidiaries and continues to serve as a director of the Bermuda subsidiaries. Mr. Cottingham has over 30 years of experience in public accounting for a variety of international and local clients. He is a director and the audit committee chairman of Bermuda Press (Holdings) Ltd., a newspaper publishing and commercial printing company listed on the Bermuda Stock Exchange and is chairman of the listing committee of the Bermuda Stock Exchange. He is chairman and an Investment and Operational Committee member of the Aurum Funds which are listed on the Bermuda and Irish Stock Exchanges. He has been a partner with Arthur Morris and Company, a provider of audit and accounting services for international clients, since 1982, and has served as vice president and director of Continental Management Ltd., a Bermuda company providing corporate representation, administration and management services, since 1982 and Continental Trust Corporation Ltd., a Bermuda company that provides corporate and individual trust administration services, since 1994. He is a director of Morris, Cottingham & Co. Ltd. and their other group companies in Turks & Caicos Islands. Mr. Cottingham is a Chartered Accountant.

James Hoelter

Mr. James Edward Hoelter is an Independent Director of Textainer Group Holdings Ltd. He has been a member of the board of directors since December 1993 and was the President and Chief Executive Officer from that time until his retirement in December 1998. Mr. Hoelter is a non-executive member of the board of directors of Trencor and a member of Trencor’s risk committee. He is the president of Summit Station LLC, a commercial real estate development company. Mr. Hoelter received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.

John Maccarone

Mr. John A. Maccarone is Independent Director of Textainer Group Holdings Ltd. He retired as President and Chief Executive Officer in October 2011. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer since January 1999, and as a member of the board of directors since December 1993. Until October 2011, Mr. Maccarone was a member of the board of directors of the Institute of International Container Lessors, a trade association for the container and chassis leasing industry, and served as its chairman from January 2006 to December 2006. Mr. Maccarone co-founded Intermodal Equipment Associates, a marine container leasing company based in San Francisco, and held a variety of executive positions with the company from 1979 until 1987, when he joined the Textainer Group as President and Chief Executive Officer of Textainer Equipment Management Limited, now a subsidiary of thw company. From 1977 through 1978, Mr. Maccarone was Director of Marketing based in Hong Kong for Trans Ocean Leasing Corporation, a San Francisco-based company. From 1969 to 1976, Mr. Maccarone was a marketing representative for IBM Corporation in Chicago, Illinois. From 1966 to 1968, he served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Thailand and Virginia. Mr. Maccarone holds a B.S. in Engineering Management from Boston University and an M.B.A. from Loyola University of Chicago.

James McQueen

Mr. James Ernest McQueen is an Independent Director of Textainer Group Holdings Ltd. Mr. McQueen joined Trencor in June 1976 and has served as financial director of Trencor since April 1984. Mr. McQueen is also a director of a number of Trencor’s subsidiaries. Prior to joining Trencor, Mr. McQueen was an accountant in public practice. Mr. McQueen received a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Certificate in the Theory of Accounting from the University of Cape Town and is a Chartered Accountant (South Africa).

Hyman Shwiel

Mr. Hyman Shwiel is an Independent Director of Textainer Group Holdings Ltd. Mr. Shwiel was a partner with Ernst & Young LLP for 25 years. He served during that period in various roles, including Area Managing Partner and as National Director of Enterprise and Professional Risk. Upon his retirement in 2005, he became a consultant to Ernst & Young until 2007. Mr. Shwiel holds a C.T.A. and a M.B.A. from the University of Cape Town and is a Chartered Accountant (South Africa) and a CPA.

Tom Gallo

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