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Rush Enterprises Inc (RUSHA.OQ)

RUSHA.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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16 Nov 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

W. M. Rush

59 2013 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Steven Keller

48 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer

Michael McRoberts

59 2016 Chief Operating Officer

Derrek Weaver

45 2017 Executive Vice President

Scott Anderson

60 2007 Senior Vice President – Finance, Insurance and Leasing

James Thor

60 2004 Senior Vice President - Truck Sales and Marketing

Thomas Akin

63 2004 Independent Director

William Cary

59 2015 Independent Director

Raymond Chess

60 2014 Independent Director

Kennon Guglielmo

51 2015 Independent Director

James Underwood

74 2008 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

W. M. Rush

Mr. W. M. (Rusty) Rush is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He has overseen all day-to-day operations of the Company since 2001, when he was named the Company’s Chief Operating Officer. W.M. “Rusty” Rush served as Vice President and Executive Vice President of the Company from 1990 until November 1995 when he began his service as President of the Company. W.M. “Rusty” Rush was appointed Chairman of the Board in May 2013.

Steven Keller

Mr. Steven L. Keller is Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer of the Company. In March 2007, Mr. Keller was promoted to Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Company after being intimately involved in the Company’s finance and accounting functions since 1997, with responsibility for financial analysis and planning, business acquisitions, SEC reporting, investor relations and corporate taxes. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Keller, a Certified Public Accountant, worked in the San Antonio office of Ernst & Young LLP and obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas.

Michael McRoberts

Mr. Michael J. McRoberts is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Prior to his promotion, he served as Senior Vice President – Dealer Operations from March 2013 to July 2016. Mr. McRoberts joined the Company in 2011 and served as Regional Manager for Rush Truck Centers in California from 2011 to 2013. Mr. McRoberts served as the Vice President – General Manager and Chief Operating Officer for the Scully Companies, a regional full-service leasing and dedicated contract carriage organization, from 2006 until he joined the Company in 2011. Mr. McRoberts’s background also includes 13 years of experience with other commercial vehicle dealerships serving in various positions including Chief Financial Officer and President. Mr. McRoberts has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Southern Illinois University.

Derrek Weaver

Mr. Derrek Ryan Weaver is Executive Vice President of the Company. Prior to his promotion, he served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Company from April 2011 to March 2017. Mr. Weaver previously served as Vice President of Legal Affairs and Chief Compliance Officer from February 2005 until he was named Vice President and General Counsel of the Company in April 2010. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Weaver was an associate attorney at Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. (now known as Norton Rose Fulbright). Mr. Weaver received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Texas Tech University School of Law.

Scott Anderson

Mr. Scott Anderson is Senior Vice President – Finance, Insurance and Leasing of the Company. He served as Vice President – Finance and Insurance of the Company from 2005 until his promotion to Senior Vice President – Finance and Insurance in February 2006. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Anderson served as Manager of Continental European Operations for CIT Group from 2004 to 2005 and was Managing Director of European Commercial Finance for Associates Capital Corp from 1998 to 2004. Mr. Anderson has over 36 years of experience in the commercial equipment finance industry.

James Thor

Mr. James E. Thor is Senior Vice President - Truck Sales and Marketing of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Thor served for 14 years in various executive positions with Peterbilt Motors Company. In 1996, Mr. Thor was promoted to Director of U.S. Regional Sales of Peterbilt, prior to which he served as Regional Sales Manager and District Sales Manager.

Thomas Akin

Mr. Thomas A. Akin is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Akin is Certified Public Accountant in the audit department of EY from 1976 until 1989; and director of the audit department of Akin, Doherty, Klein & Feuge, P.C., in San Antonio, Texas, since 1991. Throughout his career, Mr. Akin has served as the client service executive responsible for the independent audit of companies registered with the SEC.

William Cary

Mr. William H. Cary is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Cary served as President, Chief Operating Officer and a director of GE Capital, the financial services unit of General Electric Company (“GE”), from November 2008 until January 2015; he also served as a Senior Vice President of GE from November 2006 until December 2014; Mr. Cary joined GE in 1986 as a member of the Financial Management Program and served in a variety of financial positions around the world.

Raymond Chess

Mr. Raymond J. Chess is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Chess was Former Global Vehicle Line Executive for General Motors Co. (“GM”), where he was responsible for global, cross-functional general management of the GM crossover market segment from 2009 to 2012; from 2001 to 2009 he was responsible for GM's commercial truck segment. Mr. Chess joined GM in 1980 and served in varying capacities, including Vehicle Line Executive, Vehicle Line Director, Chief Manufacturing Engineer, and General Superintendent for Manufacturing Engineering.

Kennon Guglielmo

Dr. Kennon H. Guglielmo is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Guglielmo has served as Global Co-Lead, Electronic Controls for Sun Hydraulics Corporation (“Sun”) (NASDAQ: SNHY) since March 2017; Dr. Guglielmo is also Co-General Manager of Enovation Controls, LLC (“Enovation”), which Sun acquired in December 2016; Dr. Guglielmo was formerly the Chief Technology Officer and a director of Enovation from 2009 until December 2016; Enovation operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of Sun and is a leading global provider of electronic control, display, and instrumentation solutions for recreational and off-highway vehicles, as well as stationary and power generation equipment; Dr. Guglielmo is also Co-CEO and a director of Genisys Controls, LLC, which is the parent company of EControls, LLC, a leading global provider of electronic fuel injection systems for industrial, off-highway and heavy-duty on-highway engines.

James Underwood

Mr. James C. Underwood is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Underwood is Veteran of the commercial vehicle industry, having served in managerial and executive positions at GMC Truck & Coach Division, IVECO and American Isuzu Motors; former President and Chief Operating Officer of General Motors Isuzu Commercial Truck, LLC, a joint venture to consolidate Isuzu and General Motors medium-duty commercial vehicle sales, service and marketing functions in the United States; and Vice Chairman of Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. from 2007 until his retirement in February 2008.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

W. M. Rush

6,009,340

Steven Keller

1,311,790

Michael McRoberts

1,578,950

Derrek Weaver

1,323,000

Scott Anderson

--

James Thor

1,282,390

Thomas Akin

229,972

William Cary

209,969

Raymond Chess

214,984

Kennon Guglielmo

209,972

James Underwood

214,975
As Of  30 Dec 2017