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LKQ Corp (LKQ.OQ)

LKQ.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Joseph Holsten

65 2017 Executive Chairman of the Board

Dominick Zarcone

59 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer

Varun Laroyia

45 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

John Quinn

59 2015 Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director - LKQ Europe

Ashley Brooks

53 2016 Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Victor Casini

54 2012 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Walter Hanley

50 2015 Senior Vice President - Development, Associate General Counsel, Assistant Secretary

Matthew McKay

39 2016 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Justin Jude

40 2015 Senior Vice President - Operations and Wholesale Parts Division

Michael Clark

42 2011 Vice President - Finance and Controller

A. Clinton Allen

73 2011 Lead Independent Director

Sukhpal Ahluwalia

58 2014 Director

Robert Hanser

63 2015 Independent Director

Blythe McGarvie

60 2012 Independent Director

Paul Meister

64 1999 Independent Director

John O'Brien

73 2003 Independent Director

Guhan Subramanian

46 2013 Independent Director

William Webster

59 2003 Independent Director

Joseph Boutross

Director, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Joseph Holsten

Mr. Joseph M. Holsten serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He joined us in November 1998 as our President and Chief Executive Officer. He was elected to our Board of Directors in February 1999. In November 2010, Mr. Holsten was appointed as Vice Chairman of our Board of Directors. On January 1, 2011, his officer position changed to Co-Chief Executive Officer as part of his transition to retirement. He retired from his officer position in January 2012. Prior to joining us, Mr. Holsten held various positions of increasing responsibility with the North American and International operations of Waste Management, Inc. for approximately 17 years. From February 1997 until July 1998, Mr. Holsten served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Waste Management, Inc. From July 1995 until February 1997, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Waste Management International, plc where his responsibility was to streamline operating activities. Prior to working for Waste Management, Mr. Holsten was a staff auditor at a public accounting firm. Mr. Holsten also has served since May 2009 as a member of the Board of Directors of Covanta Holding Corporation, a company in the energy-from-waste, profiled waste and ferrous metals business, and serves on Covanta's Audit Committee and Finance Committee. In January 2017, he was elected to the Board of Directors of Mekonomen Group, an automotive spare parts chain in the Nordic region, of which we are a 26.5% owner. Mr. Holsten holds an Advanced Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors.

Dominick Zarcone

Mr. Dominick P. Zarcone is President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He has been serving Acting Principal Financial Officer of the company. He also served from April 2011 to March 2015 as Treasurer of Baird Funds, Inc., a family of fixed income and equity mutual funds managed by Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, a registered broker/dealer. From February 1995 to April 2011, Mr. Zarcone was a Managing Director of the Investment Banking department of Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated. From February 1986 to February 1995, he was with the investment banking company Kidder, Peabody & Co., Incorporated, most recently as Senior Vice President of Investment Banking. Mr. Zarcone is a member of the Board of Directors of Generac Power Systems, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of power generation equipment and engine-powered products.

Varun Laroyia

Mr. Varun Laroyia is appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the company effective October 1, 2017. He has been the Chief Financial Officer of CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions ("GWS") business since 2015, following CBRE’s acquisition of the GWS business from Johnson Controls Inc. (“JCI”), where he was the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Information Technology since 2013. CBRE's GWS business is a multi-billion dollar full service real estate outsourcing firm with 40,000 employees in 50 countries. From 2006 to 2013, Mr. Laroyia held various positions at JCI including Group Vice President of Global Audit and Vice President of Finance and Administration for its Building Efficiency business across Europe and Africa. From 2000 to 2006, Mr. Laroyia held various positions at Gateway, Inc., including Vice President and Controller based in the U.S. and Finance Director for the United Kingdom and Ireland. Prior to Gateway, he was with General Electric in the U.S. and then GE Capital in London where he served as a Manager of European Corporate Development. Mr. Laroyia started his career at KPMG in London.

John Quinn

Mr. John S. Quinn is Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director - LKQ Europe of the Company. Prior to that he was our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from November 2009. Prior to joining our Company, he was the Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Casella Waste Systems, Inc., a company in the solid waste management services industry, from January 2009. From January 2001 to January 2009 he held various positions of increasing responsibility with Allied Waste Industries, Inc., a company also in the solid waste management services industry, including Senior Vice President of Finance from January 2005 to January 2009, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer from November 2006 to September 2007 and Vice President Financial Analysis and Planning from January 2003 to January 2005. From August 1987 to January 2001, he held various positions with Waste Management Inc.'s foreign subsidiaries, and Waste Management International, plc. in Canada and the United Kingdom. Prior to working for Waste Management, he worked for Ford Glass Ltd., a subsidiary of Ford Motor Company. In January 2017, he was elected to the Board of Directors of Mekonomen Group, an automotive spare parts chain in the Nordic region, of which we are 26.5% owner.

Ashley Brooks

Mr. Ashley T. Brooks is Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer of the Company. Prior to joining us, he held various Information Technology positions from 1999 to 2016 with Arrow Electronics, Inc., a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Mr. Brooks' most recent position with Arrow Electronics was Chief Information Officer, Global Components from April 2012 to May 2016.

Victor Casini

Mr. Victor M. Casini is a Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Company. In March 2008, he was elected Senior Vice President. Mr. Casini was a member of our Board of Directors from May 2010 until May 2012. From July 1992 to December 2011, Mr. Casini was the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Flynn Enterprises, Inc., a venture capital, hedging and consulting firm. Mr. Casini served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Discovery Zone, Inc., an operator and franchiser of family entertainment centers, from July 1992 until May 1995. Prior to July 1992, Mr. Casini practiced corporate and securities law with the law firm of Bell, Boyd & Lloyd LLP (now known as K&L Gates LLP) in Chicago, Illinois for more than five years.

Walter Hanley

Mr. Walter P. Hanley is Senior Vice President - Development, Associate General Counsel, Assistant Secretary of the Company. In December 2005, he became our Senior Vice President of Development. Mr. Hanley served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Emerald Casino, Inc., an owner of a license to operate a riverboat casino in the State of Illinois, from June 1999 until August 2002. Mr. Hanley served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Blue Chip Casino, Inc., an owner and operator of a riverboat gaming vessel in Michigan City, Indiana, from July 1996 until November 1999. Mr. Hanley served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel of Flynn Enterprises, Inc. from May 1995 until February 1998 and as Associate General Counsel of Discovery Zone, Inc. from March 1993 until May 1995. Prior to March 1993, Mr. Hanley practiced corporate and securities law with the law firm of Bell, Boyd & Lloyd LLP (now known as K&L Gates LLP) in Chicago, Illinois.

Matthew McKay

Mr. Matthew J. McKay is Senior Vice President - Human Resources of the Company. Prior thereto, he served as our Associate General Counsel from December 2007 to May 2016, focusing on employment-related matters. Prior to joining us, Mr. McKay served as a law clerk for Judge William Bauer at the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Justin Jude

Mr. Justin L. Jude is Senior Vice President - Operations and Wholesale Parts Division of the Company. Mr. Jude has been with us since February 2004 in various roles, including from March 2008 to February 2011 as Vice President - Supply Chain, from February 2011 to May 2014 as Vice President - Information Systems (North America), and from June 2014 to July 2015 as President of Keystone Automotive Operations, Inc., our specialty automotive business. He has been in the Company’s industry for over 18 years.

Michael Clark

Mr. Michael S. Clark is Vice President - Finance and Controller of Company. Prior thereto, he served as our Assistant Controller since May 2008. Prior to joining our Company, he was the SEC Reporting Manager of FMC Technologies, Inc., a global provider of technology solutions for the energy industry, from December 2004 to May 2008. Before joining FMC Technologies, Mr. Clark, a certified public accountant, worked in public accounting for more than eight years, leaving as a Senior Manager in the audit practice of Deloitte & Touche.

A. Clinton Allen

Mr. A. Clinton Allen is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Allen currently is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of A.C. Allen & Company, a holding company. Mr. Allen was Vice Chairman of Psychemedics Corporation, a provider of drug testing services, from October 1989 until March 2002, and Chairman of Psychemedics Corporation from March 2002 until he retired from the Psychemedics board in November 2003. He rejoined the board of directors of Psychemedics in October 2015. Mr. Allen was Vice Chairman and a director of The DeWolfe Companies, Inc., a real estate company, from 1991 until it was acquired by Cendant Corporation in September 2002. He was a founding director of Blockbuster Entertainment Inc., an operator of video rental stores, serving from 1987 until the company was sold to Viacom in 1994. Additionally, he was a director and member of the executive committee of Swiss Army Brands Inc., a worldwide company selling knives, watches and related accessories, from 1995 until it was acquired by Victorinox Corporation in August 2002. Mr. Allen is the non-executive Chairman of Collector’s Universe, Inc., a provider of services and products to dealers and collectors of high-end collectibles; and a director of Brooks Automation, a provider of automation technology to the semiconductor industry. He also served as a director of Avantair, Inc., a seller and manager of fractional ownerships of professionally piloted aircraft, from 2007 to 2013. In March 2011, Mr. Allen was elected as our Lead Independent Director. Mr. Allen holds an Executive Masters Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors.

Sukhpal Ahluwalia

Mr. Sukhpal Singh Ahluwalia is Director of the Company. In addition, he became the Chairman of our United Kingdom operations in November 2014. In 1978, Mr. Ahluwalia founded Euro Car Parts Limited, a distributor of aftermarket mechanical vehicle replacement parts in the U.K., and served as its Managing Director. LKQ Corporation acquired Euro Car Parts in October 2011. Mr. Ahluwalia continued serving as the Managing Director of Euro Car Parts until June 2014. He also is Chairman of Dominvs Group, a London-based company specializing in the acquisition, development and management of commercial, industrial, hospitality and residential property across the U.K. On October 5, 2008, a Joint Administrator was appointed under the U.K. Insolvency Act 1986 for Euro Car Parts Logistics Limited, a company of which Mr. Ahluwalia had been a director.

Robert Hanser

Mr. Robert M. Hanser is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hanser was employed for 33 years with Robert Bosch GmbH, a German multinational engineering and electronics company. He held various positions at Bosch in various countries, including at its Automotive Original Equipment and Automotive Aftermarket Division, Power Tools Division, Blaupunkt/Car Multimedia Division, and Corporate Sales and Marketing Division. Mr. Hanser most recently was the President of Bosch’s Automotive Original Equipment and Automotive Aftermarket Division from July 2006 to June 2013. From June 2013 to December 2015, he served as a part-time member of the Board of Management of Bosch Management Support, an internal “senior experts” consulting business, and he continues to provide occasional consulting services to Bosch.

Blythe McGarvie

Ms. Blythe J. McGarvie is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. McGarvie most recently was a member of the faculty of Harvard Business School teaching in the accounting and management unit from July 2012 until June 2014. Prior to joining the Harvard Business School faculty, Ms. McGarvie served for ten years as Chief Executive Officer and founder of Leadership for International Finance, a global consulting firm specializing in leadership seminars for corporate and academic groups. During this period, she co-founded and served as Senior Fellow for Northwestern University’s Kellogg Innovation Network and was a visiting leader at the Shanghai-based China Europe International Business School. Prior to 2003, Ms. McGarvie was Chief Financial Officer for BIC Group, a publicly-traded consumer goods company with operations in 36 countries, based in Paris, France. Prior to moving to Paris, Ms. McGarvie was Chief Financial Officer for Hannaford Bros. Co, a Fortune 500 retailing company, between 1994 and 1999. She is a member of the board of directors of Sonoco Products Company, a manufacturer of industrial and consumer packaging products. Ms. McGarvie also served on the board of directors of Viacom Inc., a global entertainment content company, including as chairperson of the Viacom audit committee, until February 2017, was a member of the board of directors of Accenture plc, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, until March 2017, and was a member of the board of directors of The Travelers Company, Inc. from 2003 through May 2011. Ms. McGarvie is a Certified Public Accountant and earned an MBA from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

Paul Meister

Mr. Paul M. Meister is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Meister is President of MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc., a holding company with interests in a diversified portfolio of public and private companies. He is also co-founder of Liberty Lane Partners, LLC, a private investment company with investments in healthcare, technology, and distribution-related industries, and Perspecta Trust, a trust company that provides trust and investment services. Mr. Meister previously served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of inVentiv Health, a leading provider of commercial, consulting and clinical research services to the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. He formerly was Chairman of the Board of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., a provider of products and services to businesses and institutions in the field of science, which was formed by the merger of Fisher Scientific International Inc. and Thermo Electron Corporation in November 2006. Mr. Meister was Vice Chairman of Fisher Scientific International Inc. from 2001 to 2006, and served as its Chief Financial Officer from 1991 to 2001. Fisher Scientific International provided products and services to research, healthcare, industrial, educational and government markets. Mr. Meister is a member of the Board of Directors of Scientific Games Corporation, which provides customized, end-to-end solutions to the gaming industry, Quanterix Corporation, a developer of ground-breaking tools in high definition diagnostics, Revlon, Inc., a producer of beauty and personal care products, vTv Therapeutics Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, and inVentiv Health. Mr. Meister is Co-Chair of the University of Michigan’s Life Sciences Institute External Advisory Board and serves on the Executive Advisory Board of the Chemistry of Life Processes Institute at Northwestern University.

John O'Brien

Mr. John F. O'Brien is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. O’Brien retired in 2002 as the Chief Executive Officer of Allmerica Financial Corporation, a public insurance company. In addition to serving on our Board of Directors, he is a director and non-executive chairman of Cabot Corporation, a global specialty chemicals corporation; the Lead Director of The TJX Companies, Inc., an off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions; and a director of a family of registered investment companies managed by BlackRock, an investment management advisory firm. From August 1989 to November 2002, Mr. O’Brien was President and Chief Executive Officer of Allmerica Financial Corporation. From 1968 to 1989, Mr. O’Brien held several positions at Fidelity Investments, including Group Managing Director of FMR Corporation (from 1986 to 1989), Chairman of Institutional Services Company (from 1986 to 1989) and Chairman of Brokerage Services, Inc. (from 1984 to 1989). Mr. O’Brien holds a Masters Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors.

Guhan Subramanian

Mr. Guhan Subramanian is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Subramanian was elected to our board in January 2013. He is currently the Joseph Flom Professor of Law and Business at the Harvard Law School and the H. Douglas Weaver Professor of Business Law at the Harvard Business School. He is the first person in the history of Harvard University to hold tenured appointments at both the Harvard Law School and the Harvard Business School. At the Harvard Law School he teaches courses in negotiations and corporate law. At the Harvard Business School he teaches in several executive education programs including Strategic Negotiations, Changing the Game, and Making Corporate Boards More Effective. He is the faculty chair for the JD/MBA program at Harvard University and the vice chair for research at the Harvard program on negotiation. Prior to joining the Harvard faculty in September 1999, Mr. Subramanian spent three years at McKinsey & Company as a consultant in their New York, Boston, and Washington, D.C. offices. He also holds a Masters Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors.

William Webster

Mr. William M. Webster, IV is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Webster was the co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Advance America, Cash Advance Centers, Inc., the largest payday advance lender in the United States. He served as the Chairman of the Board of Advance America from January 2009 to April 2012 when Advance America was sold to Group Electra. Prior to founding Advance America in 1997, Mr. Webster was part of the Bush-Clinton transition team and subsequently served the Clinton Administration in various capacities, including Chief of Staff to the Secretary of Education, Richard W. Riley, and as Assistant to the President and Director of Scheduling and Advance in the White House. Mr. Webster is a director and chairman of the Audit Committee of Golub Capital BDC, Inc., an investment company focusing on the middle market. Mr. Webster is also a director of Greenville Health System, the largest employer in South Carolina, and of Compass Systems, Inc., an engineering services company. Mr. Webster holds an Executive Masters Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors.

Joseph Boutross