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Genesee & Wyoming Inc (GWR.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Hellmann

47 2017 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Timothy Gallagher

55 2005 Chief Financial Officer

David Brown

59 2012 Chief Operating Officer

Matthew Walsh

43 2015 Executive Vice President - Global Corporate Development

Allison Fergus

44 2006 General Counsel, Secretary

Oivind Lorentzen

67 2017 Lead Independent Director

Richard Bott

71 2012 Independent Director

Bruce Carter

59 2018 Independent Director

Cynthia Hostetler

55 2018 Independent Director

Albert Neupaver

67 2015 Independent Director

Joseph Pyne

70 2015 Independent Director

Ann Reese

65 2012 Independent Director

Mark Scudder

55 2003 Independent Director

Hunter Smith

50 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

John Hellmann

Mr. John C. Hellmann is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Previously, Mr. Hellmann was our CFO from 2000 to May 2005. Prior to that, Mr. Hellmann was an investment banker at Lehman Brothers Inc. and Schroder & Co. Inc. in New York. Mr. Hellmann also worked for Weyerhaeuser Company in Tokyo, Japan and Beijing, China. Mr. Hellmann has an A.B. from Princeton University, an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an M.A. in International Studies from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).

Timothy Gallagher

Mr. Timothy J. Gallagher is Chief Financial Officer of the Genesee & Wyoming Inc. since May 2005. Prior to joining the Company in May 2005, Mr. Gallagher was Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Level 3 Communications. Prior to that, Mr. Gallagher held a number of financial positions during eight years at BP Amoco Corporation and nearly five years at WilTel Communications. Mr. Gallagher has a B.S.E. from Princeton University, an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an M.S. in Financial Mathematics from the University of Chicago.

David Brown

Mr. David A. Brown is Chief Operating Officer of the Genesee & Wyoming Inc. since October 2012. Prior to joining the Company in June 2012, Mr. Brown was Executive Vice President and COO of CSX Transportation from 2010 to early 2012. He was Chief Transportation Officer for CSX from 2006 to 2010 and, prior to that, served 25 years with Norfolk Southern in roles ranging from strategic planning to the integration of the Conrail acquisition. Mr. Brown has a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee and has an M.B.A. from the same institution. Mr. Brown also completed Harvard University’s Advanced Management Program.

Matthew Walsh

Mr. Matthew O. Walsh is Executive Vice President - Global Corporate Development of the Genesee & Wyoming Inc. since June 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Walsh served in various corporate development and finance roles at the Company, including Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Treasurer. From 1996 to 2001, Mr. Walsh was an investment banker at Salomon Smith Barney and Schroder & Co. Inc. both in New York and London. Between April 2012 and August 2015, he served on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association. Until 2011, Mr. Walsh also served on the Board of the Railroad Clearinghouse, which was established to create the administrative systems and banking function for electronic settlement of all rail industry interline freight systems. Mr. Walsh has an A.B. from Princeton University.

Allison Fergus

Ms. Allison M. Fergus is General Counsel, Secretary of the Genesee & Wyoming Inc. since October 2006. Ms. Fergus joined the Company as Senior Counsel in November 2005. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Fergus was an associate at Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York where she practiced in the capital markets group from 2001 to 2005. Prior to her employment at Shearman & Sterling, Ms. Fergus worked in the treasury group of Omnicom Group Inc., an advertising and marketing communications services company, and at JPMorgan Chase, formerly Chase Manhattan Bank. Ms. Fergus has a B.S. in International Business from Georgetown University and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.

Oivind Lorentzen

Mr. Oivind Lorentzen, III., is Lead Independent Director of the Genesee & Wyoming Inc. He serves as Chief Executive Officer of SEACOR Holdings Inc. from September 2010 to February 2015; Founded Northern Navigation International, Ltd. in 1990; Chairman of NFC Shipping Funds from 2001 to 2008; Founding Sponsor of Northern Shipping Funds from 2008 to 2010; President and Chief Executive Officer of Northern Navigation International, Ltd. from June 1990 to September 2010

Richard Bott

Mr. Richard H. Bott is Independent Director of the Genesee & Wyoming Inc. He is Vice Chairman, Institutional Securities Group of Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated from 2003 to 2007; Vice Chairman, Investment Banking of Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation from 1998 to 2003; Managing Director, The First Boston Corporation and its successor companies, CS First Boston Corporation and Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation, from 1982 to 1998; Vice President, Assistant Vice President & Associate, The First Boston Corporation from 1972 to 1982

Bruce Carter

Mr. Bruce James Carter is Independent Director of the Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Mr. Carter has extensive public company board experience in Australia and currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Bank of Queensland Limited, SkyCity Entertainment Group Limited and Aventus Capital Limited. Mr. Carter is also Chairman of the Australian government-owned ASC Pty Ltd (formerly Australian Submarine Corporation). He also chairs the South Australian Premier's Climate Change Council. Mr. Carter has served as a Director of G&W's Australian subsidiary, Genesee & Wyoming Australia Pty Ltd since 2011. He was a founding Managing Partner of Ferrier Hodgson, Adelaide from 1992 to 2012 and previously was a Partner of Ernst & Young, Australia.

Cynthia Hostetler

Ms. Cynthia Lynn Hostetler is Independent Director of the Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Ms. Hostetler has extensive public company and advisory board experience in the United States and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Vulcan Materials Company, on the Boards of Trustees of the Invesco Funds and on the Board of Managers of TriLinc Global Impact Fund, LLC. She was Head of Investment Funds of Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) from 2001 to 2009 and served in various capacities, including as a member of the Board, President and General Counsel of First Manhattan Bancorporation, formerly First Savings Bank, between 1991 and 2006.

Albert Neupaver

Mr. Albert J. Neupaver is Independent Director of the Genesee & Wyoming Inc. He serves as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation from 2013 to 2014; President, Chief Executive Officer and Director, Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation from 2006 to 2013; President of the Electromechanical Group of AMETEK, Inc. from 1998 to 2006; President of the Industrial Metals Group of AMETEK, Inc. from 1993 to 1998; Vice President and General Manager of the Specialty Metals Products Division of AMETEK, Inc. from 1988 to 1993

Joseph Pyne

Mr. Joseph H. Pyne is Independent Director of the Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Mr. Pyne serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kirby Corporation from 2012 to 2014; President, Chief Executive Officer and Director, Kirby Corporation from 1995 to 2014; President of Dixie Carriers, Inc., a subsidiary of Kirby Corporation from 1984 to 1995; Executive Vice President, Vice President Administration, Assistant Vice President Operations, Director of Safety and Personnel and Project Manager of Dixie Carriers, Inc. from 1978 to 1984

Ann Reese

Ms. Ann N. Reese is Independent Director of the Genesee & Wyoming Inc. She is Principal, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice from 1999 to 2000; Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of ITT Corporation from 1995 to 1998; Treasurer of ITT Corporation from 1992 to 1995 .Ms. Reese’s extensive executive experience in corporate finance and financial reporting, as well as her knowledge, perspective and corporate governance expertise. The Board also considered that her expertise in financial and accounting matters, her prior experience as the chief financial officer and treasurer of a large public company and her service on other public company boards and committees would significantly benefit the Company. In addition, the Board also noted Ms. Reese’s significant involvement with the University of Pennsylvania as a Trustee as another means to enrich the diverse perspectives of the Board. Ms. Reese currently serves as the Chairman of our Audit Committee and as a member of the Governance Committee of our Board.

Mark Scudder

Mr. Mark A. Scudder is Independent Director of the Genesee & Wyoming Inc. He serves as Attorney with Scudder Law Firm since 1993, representing public and private companies in mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions and general corporate matters, with a particular focus on the U.S. trucking industry

Hunter Smith

Mr. Hunter C. Smith is Independent Director of the Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Mr. Smith serves as Vice President, Finance, Inflammation and Immunology of Celgene Corporation from 2013 to 2017; Chief Financial Officer of Sugar & Bioenergy Segment, Bunge Limited from 2010 to 2013; Corporate Treasurer, Bunge Limited from 2007 to 2010; Chief Risk Officer, Bunge Limited from 2006 to 2007; Chief Financial Officer of Bunge Asia, Bunge Limited from 2003 to 2006; Director of Global Communications, Bunge Limited from 2001 to 2003; Assistant Treasurer, Bunge Limited from 1999 to 2001; Director of Commodities Finance, UBS AG from 1994 to 1999; Analyst, Commodities Finance, UBS AG from 1992 to 1994; Credit Analyst, Manufacturers Hanover Corporation from 1990 to 1992

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

John Hellmann

7,404,100

Timothy Gallagher

1,714,230

David Brown

2,100,200

Matthew Walsh

2,204,990

Allison Fergus

1,574,560

Oivind Lorentzen

200,591

Richard Bott

197,657

Bruce Carter

--

Cynthia Hostetler

--

Albert Neupaver

179,690

Joseph Pyne

181,334

Ann Reese

214,607

Mark Scudder

212,677

Hunter Smith

173,809
As Of  30 Dec 2017

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