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Choice Hotels International Inc (CHH.N)

CHH.N on New York Stock Exchange

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14 Dec 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stewart Bainum

71 1997 Chairman of the Board

Patrick Pacious

52 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Dominic Dragisich

35 2017 Chief Financial Officer

Patrick Cimerola

49 2015 Chief Human Resource Officer

Scott Oaksmith

46 2016 Senior Vice President - Finance, Chief Accounting Officer

Simone Wu

52 2015 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary & External Affairs

John Bonds

46 2017 Senior Vice President - Enterprise Operations and Technology

David Pepper

50 2015 Chief Development Officer

Ervin Shames

77 2011 Lead Independent Director

Scott Renschler

48 2008 Director

Maureen Sullivan

2018 Director

Barbara Alexander

68 2012 Independent Director

William Jews

66 2006 Independent Director

Monte Koch

54 2014 Independent Director

Liza Landsman

48 2014 Independent Director

John Tague

55 2012 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Stewart Bainum

Mr. Stewart W. Bainum, Jr., is Chairman of the Board of Choice Hotels International Inc. He has been Director from 1977 to 1996 and since 1997. Chairman of the Board of Choice Hotels International, Inc., from March 1987 to November 1996 and since October 1997; Director of the Board of Realty Investment Company, Inc., a real estate management and investment company, from December 2005 through December 2016 and Chairman from December 2005 through June 2009; Director of the Board of Sunburst Hospitality Corporation, a real estate developer, owner and operator, from November 1996 through December 2016 and Chairman from November 1996 through June 2009. Director of SunBridge Manager, LLC from September 2011 through December 2016. He was a director of Manor Care, Inc., from September 1998 to September 2002, serving as Chairman from September 1998 until September 2001. From March 1987 to September 1998, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Manor Care, Inc. He served as President of Manor Care of America, Inc., and Chief Executive Officer of ManorCare Health Services, Inc., from March 1987 to September 1998, and as Vice Chairman of Manor Care of America, Inc., from June 1982 to March 1987.

Patrick Pacious

Mr. Patrick S. Pacious is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He was President and Chief Operating Officer from May 2016 until September 2017; and Chief Operating Officer from January 2014 until May 2016. He was Executive Vice President, Global Strategy & Operations from February 2011 through December 2013. He was Senior Vice President Corporate Strategy and Information Technology from August 2009 to February 2011. He was Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy from December 2007 to August 2009. He was Vice President, Corporate Development and Innovation from May 2006 to December 2007 and was Senior Director of Corporate Strategy from July 2005 to May 2006. Prior to joining the Company, he was employed by Bearingpoint Inc. as a Senior Manager from 2002 until 2005 and Arthur Andersen Business Consulting LLP as a Senior Manager from 1996 until 2002.

Dominic Dragisich

Mr. Dominic E. Dragisich is the Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, he was employed by XO Communications as Chief Financial Officer from July 2015 to February 2017 and Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis ("FP&A") and Strategic Finance from September 2014 to July 2015. Before that, he was Senior Director, IR Business Consultancy of Marriott International from October 2013 to September 2014, Global Director of FP&A of NII Holdings, Inc. from March 2012 to October 2013, and held various management positions at Deloitte Consulting from 2004 to 2012.

Patrick Cimerola

Mr. Patrick J. Cimerola is Chief Human Resources Officer of the Company. He was Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Administration from September 2009 to 2015. He was Vice President of Human Resources from January 2003 to September 2009. He was Sr. Director of Human Resources from January 2002 to January 2003.

Scott Oaksmith

Mr. Scott E. Oaksmith is Senior Vice President - Finance, Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. He was Controller of the Company from September 2006 until May 2016. He was Senior Director & Assistant Controller of Choice from February 2004 to September 2006. He was Director, Marketing and Reservations, Finance from October 2002 until February 2004. Prior to joining the Company, he was employed by American Express Tax & Business Services, Inc. from January 1994 to October 2002, last serving as Senior Manager from October 2000 to October 2002.

Simone Wu

Ms. Simone Wu is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary & External Affairs of the Company. She was Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary & Chief Compliance Officer from 2012 to 2015. Prior to joining the Company in 2012, she was employed by XO Communications and its affiliates as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from 2011 until 2012, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from 2006 to 2011, Vice President, the acting General Counsel and Secretary from 2005 to 2006, Vice President and Assistant General Counsel from 2004 until 2005, and Senior Corporate Counsel from 2001 until 2004. Before that she was Vice President of Legal and Business Affairs at LightSource Telecom, held legal and business positions at MCI and AOL, and began her legal career in 1989 at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.

John Bonds

Mr. John E. Bonds is Senior Vice President - Enterprise Operations and Technology of the Company. He was Senior Vice President, Strategy and Services from January 2013 to August 2017. He was Vice President, Corporate Strategy from March 2011 to December 2012. Prior to joining the Company in 2006, he was employed by Navigant Consulting from 2003 to 2006, BearingPoint from 2002 to 2003 and Arthur Andersen Business Consulting from 1999 to 2002.

David Pepper

Mr. David A. Pepper is a Chief Development Officer of Choice Hotels International Inc. He was Senior Vice President, Global Development from October 2009 to May 2015. He was Senior Vice President, Franchise Development & Emerging Brands from July 2007 to October 2009. He was Senior Vice President and Division President Cambria Suites and Extended Stay Market Brands from January 2007 to July 2007 and was Senior Vice President, Franchise Growth and Performance of Choice from December 2005 until January 2007. He was Senior Vice President, Development of Choice from January 2005 until December 2005. He was Vice President, Franchise Sales from June 2002 until January 2005. He was Vice President, Franchise Sales with USFS in Atlanta, Georgia from 1996 through June 2002.

Ervin Shames

Mr. Ervin R. Shames is Lead Independent Director of Choice Hotels International Inc. Mr. Ervin R. Shames is an independent management consultant. A former lecturer on the faculty of the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business from 1997 to 2007, Shames’ distinguished business career includes serving in chairman and chief executive positions in many major corporations. Shames was president and CEO of Borden Inc. from 1993 to 1995, and was elected to its board of directors in 1993. He was president and CEO of the Stride Rite Corp. from 1990 until 1993, and served as chairman of its board of directors from 1992 to 1993. Prior to Stride Rite, Shames served as chairman, president and CEO of Kendall Corp. from 1989 to 1990. Before joining Kendall, Shames had a 22-year career in the food industry, where he rose to president and CEO of General Foods USA and then to president of Kraft USA. His other positions at General Foods included the presidencies of General Foods International, General Foods Europe and Maxwell House. Shames currently serves as a Director on the boards of RiceTec, the Liechtenstein Foundation and Johnsonville Sausage Co. His board experience also includes serving as director of General Foods; Stride Rite; Borden; First Brands Corp.; Online Resources; aQuantive; and Select Comfort Corp., where he was chairman.

Scott Renschler

Dr. Scott Arnold Renschler is Director of the Company. Dr. Scott A. Renschler, Psy.D., is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Seattle, Washington, where he specializes in intensive psychotherapy with adults. Since 1993, Dr. Renschler has served on the board of the Bainum Family Foundation (formerly Commonweal Foundation), which supports educational programs and projects assisting underserved children and youth. He is a director of the Mental Wellness Foundation and the Oak Creek Foundation, and has served as both trustee and chair of the Crisis Clinic of Seattle. Dr. Renschler has served on the Investment Committee of SunBridge Capital Management, LLC, a private investment management firm, since 2012. From 1993 to 2008, Dr. Renschler was a director of Realty Investment Company, Inc., a privately held real estate investment and development company.

Maureen Sullivan

Ms. Maureen Sullivan serves as Director of the company. Ms. Sullivan is currently the chief operating officer of Rent the Runway, Inc. Previously, she was an executive with AOL, Inc. and Google, Inc., and brings with her a wealth of business, innovation, branding, digital, engineering, and e-commerce expertise. She also currently serves on the board of the non-profit Network for Good.

Barbara Alexander

Ms. Barbara T. Alexander is an Independent Director of Choice Hotels International Inc. Ms. Alexander is n independent consultant, served as senior advisor to UBS Securities from October 1999 until January 2004, where she was an analyst and an investment banker covering the homebuilding and other industries. Prior to this role, Alexander was a managing director of UBS, and founded and managed the Construction and Furnishings Group (North America) in UBS’ Corporate Finance department. In January 1992, she joined Dillon Read, a predecessor firm, after serving at Salomon Brothers, where she was the first woman to be named a managing director. Before her transition to a full-time role in investment banking in 1987, Alexander was a securities analyst in the housing and home furnishings industries. Alexander’s prior affiliations include Smith Barney, Investors Diversified Services Inc. and Wachovia Bank & Trust Co., N.A. Alexander has vast experience on corporate boards and currently is on the board of directors of both Allied World Assurance and QUALCOMM. She was previously a director of Burlington Resources; Centex Corp.; CRH plc; Freddie Mac; Harrah’s Entertainment; KB Home; and Homestore Inc.

William Jews

Mr. William L. Jews is an Independent Director of the Company. William L. Jews is the former president and CEO of CareFirst Inc., the seventh largest Blue Cross Blue Shield plan with more than $5 billion in annual revenue. Jews led the combined not-for-profit and for-profit entity from 1993 until 2006, serving nearly three million customers, including the nation’s largest federal health program. Previous leadership roles with other major healthcare organizations include serving as president and CEO of both Dimensions Health Corp., from 1990 to 1993, and Liberty Medical Center Inc./Lutheran Health Care Corp., from 1979 to 1990. Jews began his career in the healthcare industry at the University of Maryland Medical System in 1975, ascending to planning director by 1979. Jews currently serves on the board of directors of several major public corporations. He is a director of CACI International Inc.; CalAtlantic Group; and KCI Technologies Inc. His prior directorships include SecureNet; Camden Partners; Ecolab Inc.; MBNA; MuniMae Inc.; Maryland National Bank/Nations Bank; Crown Central Petroleum; and Fortress International Group Inc. Jews also served as a governor with the Federal Reserve Bank.

Monte Koch

Mr. Monte J. M. Koch is an Independent Director of the Company. Monte J.M. Koch is a partner at BDT & Company, a merchant bank that provides advice and access to long-term, differentiated capital to help family- and founder-led businesses pursue their strategic and financial objectives. He is also co-founder of Auction.com, the largest online marketplace for residential and commercial real estate. Before BDT and Auction.com, Koch had a long career in investment banking, including service at Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., the U.S. investment banking and securities arm of German banking firm Deutsche Bank, where he served as global head of Real Estate Investment Banking and as chairman of Mergers & Acquisitions for the Americas.

Liza Landsman

Ms. Liza K. Landsman is Independent Director of the Company. iza Landsman is the Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer for Jet.com, an e-commerce retail venture launched in July 2015. As Chief Customer Officer, Liza is a member of the firm’s management committee and is responsible for driving the company’s growth through marketing, advertising, smart use of data and compelling customer experiences. Prior to joining Jet.com, Landsman was chief marketing officer and a member of the Executive Committee at E*TRADE Financial, responsible for the firm’s marketing and advertising, and insights and analytic functions, including the evolution of its consumer-facing brand. Previously, Landsman was the global head of Digital at BlackRock, responsible for firmwide digital marketing strategy, including social media, websites and mobile applications. This followed a decade in senior management positions at Citigroup, where she focused primarily on driving engagement across customer channels, especially Internet and mobile platforms. She previously held several leadership roles at IBM’s e-commerce and personal systems group units, and at Flooz.com, a startup in the payments space. Landsman also led the New Media Practice at Writers House Inc.

John Tague

Mr. John P. Tague is an Independent Director of Choice Hotels International Inc. Mr. John P. Tague was named President, CEO and Director of Hertz Global Holdings in November 2014. Before joining Hertz, Tague served as chairman and CEO of Cardinal Logistics Holdings, a company created by the merger of Cardinal Logistics Management Inc. and Greatwide Logistics Services LLC, where Tague had served as CEO since 2011. Prior to these roles, Tague served in senior executive leadership roles at United Airlines Inc. and UAL Corp. from 2003 through 2010, including president (2009-2010) and executive vice president and chief operating officer (2008-2009). Between 2003 and 2008 he served as executive vice president of Customers (2003), executive vice president of Marketing, Sales and Revenue (2004-2006), and executive vice president and chief revenue officer (2006-2008).

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Stewart Bainum

233,431

Patrick Pacious

4,004,060

Dominic Dragisich

1,894,220

Patrick Cimerola

1,240,360

Scott Oaksmith

717,338

Simone Wu

1,355,720

John Bonds

--

David Pepper

2,292,960

Ervin Shames

263,967

Scott Renschler

208,055

Maureen Sullivan

--

Barbara Alexander

231,349

William Jews

231,718

Monte Koch

248,207

Liza Landsman

215,555

John Tague

205,208
As Of  30 Dec 2017