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Triton International Ltd (TRTN.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Brian Sondey

49 2016 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Simon Vernon

58 2016 President, Director

John Burns

56 2016 Chief Financial Officer

John O'Callaghan

56 2016 Executive Vice President, Global Head of Field Marketing and Operations

Marc Pearlin

61 2016 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Kevin Valentine

51 Senior Vice President - Triton Container Sales

Robert Rosner

57 2016 Lead Independent Director

Robert Alspaugh

69 2016 Independent Director

Malcolm Baker

47 2016 Independent Director

David Coulter

69 2015 Independent Director

Claude Germain

49 2016 Independent Director

Kenneth Hanau

51 2016 Independent Director

John Hextall

60 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Brian Sondey

Mr. Brian M. Sondey serves as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the company. Upon the closing of the combination of Triton Container International Limited (“TCIL”) and TAL International Group, Inc. (“TAL”) in July 2016, Mr. Sondey, who had served as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of TAL since 2004, became the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Triton. Mr. Sondey joined TAL’s former parent, Transamerica Corporation, in April 1996 as Director of Corporate Development. He then joined TAL International Container Corporation in November 1998 as Senior Vice President of Business Development. In September 1999, Mr. Sondey became President of TAL International Container Corporation. Prior to his work with Transamerica Corporation and TAL International Container Corporation, Mr. Sondey worked as a Management Consultant at the Boston Consulting Group and as a Mergers & Acquisitions Associate at J.P. Morgan. Mr. Sondey holds an MBA from The Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BA degree in Economics from Amherst College.

Simon Vernon

Mr. Simon R. Vernon serves as President, Director of the company. Upon the closing of the combination of TCIL and TAL in July 2016, Mr. Vernon, who had served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of TCIL since 2003, became the President of Triton. Before being named President and Chief Executive Officer of TCIL, Mr. Vernon served as Executive Vice President of TCIL beginning in 1999, Senior Vice President beginning in 1996 and Vice President of Global Marketing beginning in 1994. Mr. Vernon also served as Director of Marketing of TCIL beginning in 1986, responsible for Southeast Asia and China and, beginning in 1991, for all of the Pacific basin. He was named Vice President, Marketing, responsible for the Pacific basin, in 1993. Prior to joining TCIL, Mr. Vernon served as chartering manager at Jardine Shipping Limited from 1984 to 1985, as a manager in the owner’s brokering department at Yamamizu Shipping Company Limited from 1982 to 1984 and as a ship broker with Matheson Charting Limited from 1980 to 1982. He holds a B.A. from Exeter University in England.

John Burns

Mr. John Burns serves as Chief Financial Officer of the company. He is responsible for overseeing our Finance and Accounting, Audit, IT, Legal, Treasury and HR departments. Upon the closing of the combination of TCIL and TAL in July 2016, Mr. Burns who had served as the Chief Financial Officer of TAL since 2009, became the Chief Financial Officer of Triton. In addition, Mr. Burns previously served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development of TAL. Mr. Burns joined TAL’s former parent company, Transamerica Corporation, in April 1996 as Director of Internal Audit and subsequently transferred to TAL International Container Corporation in April 1998 as Controller. Prior to joining Transamerica Corporation, Mr. Burns spent 10 years with Ernst & Young LLP in their financial audit practice. Mr. Burns holds a BA in Finance from the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota and is a certified public accountant.

John O'Callaghan

Mr. John F. O’Callaghan serves as Executive Vice President, Global Head of Field Marketing and Operations of the company. Upon the closing of the combination of TCIL and TAL in July 2016, Mr. O’Callaghan, who had served as the Senior Vice President, Europe, North America, South America and the Indian Sub-continent of TCIL since 2006, became the Global Head of Field Marketing and Operations of Triton. From 2002 to 2006, Mr. O'Callaghan served as Regional Vice President, Europe, South America, South Africa and the Indian Sub-continent, and prior to that as Vice President, Refrigerated Containers commencing in 1998. Mr. O’Callaghan was Director of Marketing, Refrigerated Containers from 1996 and Marketing Manager, Refrigerated Containers beginning in 1994. Prior to joining Triton, Mr. O’Callaghan worked as an architect on various construction projects including the Canary Wharf development with Koetter Kim and projects in Germany with Buro Bolles Wilson. Mr. O’Callaghan studied engineering at Trinity College Dublin and qualified with RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) as an architect with the Architectural Association in London.

Marc Pearlin

Mr. Marc Pearlin serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the company. Upon the closing of the combination of TCIL and TAL in July 2016, Mr. Pearlin who had served as the Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of TAL since 2004, became the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Triton. In October 1986, Mr. Pearlin joined TAL International Container Corporation and held positions as an Associate General Counsel as well as Secretary and Assistant General Counsel of TAL. Mr. Pearlin holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law and a BA in Economics and Spanish from Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut.

Kevin Valentine

Mr. Kevin M. Valentine serves as Senior Vice President - Triton Container Sales of the company. Mr. Valentine joined TAL International Container Corporation in 1994 as Marketing Manager, UK following TAL’s acquisition of his previous employer, Tiphook Container Rental. After joining TAL, Mr. Valentine held positions in TAL’s London office as General Manager UK, Area Director Europe and Vice President, Trader Container Sales & Trading, Mr. Valentine relocated to TAL’s headquarters in 2008 and prior to the combination of TCIL and TAL was TAL’s Senior Vice President, Trader and Global Operations, responsible for overseeing TAL’s global container and chassis sales and trading activities, global fleet operations, TAL’s tank and chassis leasing product lines and its regional leasing activities in the Americas. Prior to joining TAL International Container Corporation, Mr. Valentine held positions with Tiphook Container Rental from 1990 as Marketing Manager, Indian Subcontinent and Middle East based in London and Marketing Manager, Benelux based in Antwerp, Belgium. Mr. Valentine received a BA (Hons) degree in Business from Middlesex University, London, England.

Robert Rosner

Mr. Robert L. Rosner serves as Lead Independent Director of the company. He is a Founding Partner and Co-President of Vestar Capital Partners, Inc. He previously served as a member of the Triton Container International Limited Board since 2013 and as a member of its Compensation Committee. He has been with Vestar Capital Partners, Inc. since the firm’s formation in 1988. Mr. Rosner also heads Vestar Capital Partners’ Business Services and Industrial Products Groups. In 2000, Mr. Rosner moved to Paris to establish Vestar Capital Partners’ operations in Europe and served as President of Vestar Capital Partners Europe from 2000?-?2011, overseeing the firm’s affiliate offices in Paris, Milan and Munich. Mr. Rosner was previously a member of the Management Buyout Group at The First Boston Corporation. He is a director of Edward Don & Company, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc., Mobile Technologies Inc, and 21st Century Oncology, Inc. Mr. Rosner previously served as a director of AZ Electronic Materials, Group OGF, Seves S.p.A., Sunrise Medical Inc., and Tervita Corporation. Mr. Rosner is a member of the Graduate Executive Board of The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the Board of Trustees of The Lawrenceville School. He received a B.A. in Economics from Trinity College and an M.B.A. with distinction from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Robert Alspaugh

Mr. Robert W. Alspaugh serves as Independent Director of the company. Mr. Alspaugh also has served as a director of TCIL since 2012. Mr. Alspaugh had a 36-year career with KPMG LLP, including serving as the senior partner for a diverse array of companies across a broad range of industries. Mr. Alspaugh has worked with global companies both in Europe and Japan, as well as with those headquartered in the United States. Between 2002 and 2006, when Mr. Alspaugh served as Chief Executive Officer of KPMG International, he was responsible for implementing the strategy of KPMG International, which includes member firms in nearly 150 countries with more than 100,000 employees. Prior to this position, he served as Deputy Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of KPMG’s U.S. Practice from 1998 to 2002. Mr. Alspaugh currently serves on the boards of directors of Autoliv, Inc. (where he is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Compliance Committee), Ball Corporation (where he is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Finance Committee) and Verifone Systems, Inc. (where he is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Governance and Nominating Committee). Mr. Alspaugh received his B.B.A. degree in accounting from Baylor University, where he graduated summa cum laude.

Malcolm Baker

Dr. Malcolm P. Baker serves as Independent Director of the company. Mr. Baker also has served as a director of TAL since 2006. Mr. Baker is the Robert G. Kirby Professor and the head of the finance unit of the Harvard University Graduate School of Business, the director of the corporate finance program at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a consultant for Acadian Asset Management. Mr. Baker holds a BA in applied mathematics and economics from Brown University, an M.Phil. in finance from Cambridge University, and a Ph.D. in business economics from Harvard University.

David Coulter

Mr. David A. Coulter serves as Independent Director of the company. Mr. Coulter served as Vice Chairman, Managing Director and Senior Advisor at Warburg Pincus, focusing on the firm’s financial services practice from 2005 - 2014. Mr. Coulter retired in September 2005 as vice chairman of J.P. Morgan & Chase Co. He previously served as Executive Chairman of its investment bank, asset and wealth management, and private equity business. Mr. Coulter was a member of the firm’s three person Office of the Chairman and also its Executive Committee. Mr. Coulter came to J.P. Morgan Chase via its July 2000 acquisition of The Beacon Group, a small merchant banking operation. Before joining The Beacon Group, Mr. Coulter was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the BankAmerica Corporation and Bank of America NT & SA. His career at Bank of America was from 1976 to 1998 and covered a wide range of banking activities. He served on the board of Aeolus Re, MBIA, Webster Bank, Sterling Financial and the Strayer Corporation. He currently is on the board of Santander Asset Management and Varo Money, Inc. He also serves on the boards of Lincoln Center, Carnegie Mellon University, Asia Society of Northern California and the Foreign Policy Association. He received both his B.S. and his M.S. from Carnegie Mellon University and currently serves as a Trustee for Carnegie Mellon.

Claude Germain

Mr. Claude Germain serves as Independent Director of the company. Mr. Germain also has served as a director of TAL since 2009. Since 2010, Mr. Germain has been a principal in Rouge River Capital, an investment firm focused on acquiring controlling stakes in private midmarket transportation and manufacturing companies. From 2011 to 2013, Mr. Germain was also President and CEO of SMTC Corporation (NSDQ: SMTX), a global manufacturer of electronics based in Markham, Ontario. From 2005 to 2010, Mr. Germain was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Schenker of Canada Ltd., an affiliate of DB Schenker, where he was accountable for Schenker’s Canadian business. DB Schenker is one of the largest logistics service providers in the world. Prior to that, Mr. Germain was the President of a Texas-based third-party logistics firm and a management consultant specializing in distribution for The Boston Consulting Group. In 2002 and 2007, Mr. Germain won Canadian Executive of the Year in Logistics. Mr. Germain holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Engineering Physics (Nuclear) from Queen’s University.

Kenneth Hanau

Mr. Kenneth Hanau serves as Independent Director of the company. He also has been a member of the Board of Directors of TAL since October 2012. Mr. Hanau is a Managing Director at Bain Capital Private Equity, a unit of Bain Capital, one of the world’s foremost private investment firms with approximately $75 billion in assets under management. He has significant experience in private equity investing, with specialized focus in the industrial and business services sectors, and currently leads Bain Capital Private Equity’s North American industrials team. Prior to joining Bain Capital in 2015, Mr. Hanau was the Managing Partner of 3i’s private equity business in North America. Mr. Hanau played an active role in investments in the industrial and business services sectors, including Mold Masters, a leading supplier of specialty components to the plastic industry, and Hilite, a global manufacturer of automotive solutions. Previously, Mr. Hanau held senior positions with Weiss, Peck & Greer and Halyard Capital. Before that, Mr. Hanau worked in investment banking at Morgan Stanley and at K&H Corrugated Case Corporation, a family-owned packaging business. Mr. Hanau is a certified public accountant and started his career with Coopers & Lybrand. Mr. Hanau received his B.A. with honors from Amherst College and his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

John Hextall

Mr. John S. Hextall serves as Independent Director of the company. Since October 2016, Mr. Hextall has been the Chief Executive Officer of De Well Group based in Bell, California. From 2012 to 2016, Mr. Hextall served as President and CEO of the North American Region of Kuehne + Nagel, Inc., a leading global transportation and logistics provider, based in Jersey City, NJ, responsible for its subsidiaries in Canada, Mexico and the United States. He also served as CEO of Nacora Insurance Brokers Inc. Prior to his role at Kuehne + Nagel, Inc., Mr. Hextall had a wide-ranging career at UTi Worldwide Inc. ("UTi"), a non-asset-based supply chain management company with 310 offices and 230 logistics centers in 59 countries and was a member of the founding management team of UTI (formerly Union-Transport) and served as a Member of the UTi's Management Board from 2005 to 2009. He held various positions at UTi over the course of 17 years, including Executive Vice President and President of Freight Forwarding from 2008 to 2010, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2007 to 2008 and Executive Vice President and Global Leader of Client Solutions & Delivery from 2006 to 2007. Other roles included leadership in Europe, the UK and Belgium. Prior to his career with UTi, Mr. Hextall worked at BAX Global (formerly Burlington Air Express), where he served as a UK director. Mr. Hextall previously worked at the Booker Group and was a management graduate with Unilever. Mr. Hextall is also a director of Pacific National Corporation in Australia. Since 1980, He has been a member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, and has served as a Roundtable Member of the Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals and The Conference Board’s Global Council for Supply Chain & Logistics based in Brussels. Mr. Hextall received a Bachelor of Science, Combined Honors Degree in Transport Planning & Operations, Urban Planning and Computer Science, at the Faculty of Engineering from Aston University in Birmingham, U

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