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ABM Industries Inc (ABM.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Sudhakar Kesavan

62 2017 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Scott Salmirs

54 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

D. Scaglione

44 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Rene Jacobsen

55 2016 President of ABM’s Business & Industry Group

Scott Giacobbe

54 2017 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

David Goodes

44 2016 Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President

Andrea Newborn

2017 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Dean Chin

48 2010 Chief Accounting Officer, Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller

Mark Newsome

2017 Senior Vice President and President of ABM Technical Solutions

Linda Chavez

69 1997 Independent Director

John Ferguson

71 2009 Independent Director

Anthony Fernandes

71 2007 Independent Director

Art Garcia

55 2017 Independent Director

Thomas Gartland

59 2015 Independent Director

Luke Helms

73 1995 Independent Director

Lauralee Martin

66 2015 Independent Director

Filippo Passerini

60 2017 Independent Director

Winifred Webb

58 2014 Independent Director

Susie Choi

2017 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Sudhakar Kesavan

Mr. Sudhakar Kesavan is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is chairman and chief executive officer of ICF International, a publicly traded company that is a leading provider of consulting services and technology solutions to government and commercial clients, a position held since 1999. He has also been a director of ICF International since June 1999. Previously, Mr. Kesavan served as the president of ICF Consulting Group, a subsidiary of ICF Kaiser, from 1997 to 1999. Mr. Kesavan serves on the board of the Northern Virginia Technology Council. He also serves as board member emeritus of the Rainforest Alliance, a New York-based non-profit environmental organization, on the board of Inova Health Systems, a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia, and is a trustee of the Shakespeare Theater Company in Washington, DC.

Scott Salmirs

Mr. Scott Salmirs is the President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Previously, he served as executive vice president of the Company from September 2014 to March 2015, with global responsibility for the Company’s aviation division and all international activities. Mr. Salmirs served as executive vice president of ABM Janitorial Services – Northeast from 2003 to December 2014. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Salmirs held various leadership positions at Goldman, Sachs & Company, Lehman Brothers, Inc., and CBRE. Mr. Salmirs also serves on the board of Outreach, a New York nonprofit organization dedicated to rehabilitating teen drug users, is a founding board member of Donate Eight, a nonprofit group associated with LiveOnNY, and also serves on the Business Advisory Council for the business program at SUNY Oneonta.

D. Scaglione

Mr. D. Anthony Scaglione is the Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He was Senior Vice President, Treasurer, and Head of Mergers and Acquisitions of ABM from January 2012 to April 2015; Vice President and Treasurer of ABM from June 2009 to January 2012; Chairman of the Board of the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP), the professional society that represents finance executives across the globe, from November 2014 to October 2016.

Rene Jacobsen

Mr. Rene Jacobsen is President of ABM’s Business & Industry Group of the company., since February 2016. Mr. Jacobsen was Executive Vice President and President of ABM’s acquired Air Serv business from November 2012 to February 2016; Chief Executive Officer of Air Serv Corporation from January 2006 to November 2012.

Scott Giacobbe

Mr. Scott Giacobbe is appointed as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the company effective November 1, 2017. He has demonstrated the ability to lead and grow his businesses through his management of our successful Technical Solutions Industry Group and our franchise network. He has been an incredible partner through the development of our 2020 Vision and we are excited about his ability to execute and accelerate our 2020 Vision initiatives."

David Goodes

Mr. David R. Goodes is Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company, Mr. Goodes was Executive Vice President Human Resources of Hess Retail Corporation during 2014; Vice President, Human Resources, Marketing & Refining of Hess Corporation from March 2011 to December 2013; Director, Human Resources of Hess Corporation from October 2005 to March 2011.

Andrea Newborn

Ms. Andrea Newborn has been appointed as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company effective July 5, 2017. Ms. Newborn will lead ABM's experienced legal organization and will be focused on supporting the strategic and operational direction of the company, aligned to the company's 2020 Vision. She will be responsible for all legal, compliance, and governance affairs for ABM and will work closely with all areas of the business as a member of the executive leadership team. Andrea brings more than three decades of experience working in senior leadership roles that includes both public and privately held companies. Most recently, Ms. Newborn served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel for TravelClick, Inc., a business-to-business global provider of data and cloud-based solutions to the hospitality industry. Previously, she was General Counsel for The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. Ms. Newborn is a graduate of Columbia Law School, and Brown University.

Dean Chin

Mr. Dean A. Chin is the Chief Accounting Officer, Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller of the company. He Vice President and Assistant Controller of ABM from June 2008 to June 2010; Director of Finance, Reader’s Digest Association, Inc. from March 2005 to March 2008; Senior Manager, Audit and Business Advisory Services, Ernst & Young, LLP from July 2001 to January 2005.

Mark Newsome

Mr. Mark Newsome is appointed as Senior Vice President and President of ABM Technical Solutions subsidiary of the company effective November 1, 2017. Mr. Newsome was previously a Senior Vice President within the Company's Technical Solutions group.

Linda Chavez

Ms. Linda L. Chavez is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Chavez is the president of the Becoming American Institute, a position she has held since 2014. Additionally, she is founder and chairman of the Center for Equal Opportunity, a position she has held since January 2006. Prior to her appointment as chairman, Ms. Chavez served as president of the Center for Equal Opportunity from January 1995 through December 2005. Ms. Chavez was a director of Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation from 2004 to 2008, where she served on the audit committee. Previously, she was a director of Greyhound Lines, Inc. from 1995 to 1999, when it was acquired by another company. Ms. Chavez has held numerous appointed positions, including chief executive officer of the National Commission on Migrant Education from 1988 to 1992, chief executive officer of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights from 1983 to 1985, and White House director of public liaison in 1985. In 1992, she was elected by the United Nations Commission on Human Rights to serve a four-year term as U.S. Expert to the U.N. Sub-Commission on the Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities. She is a 2006 graduate of the UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management Director Training and Certification Program and served on the advisory board of the Outstanding Directors Exchange in 2008 and 2009. Ms. Chavez serves on the board of Research Electro-Optics, a privately held company. Ms. Chavez also serves or has served on numerous nonprofit boards. She is an author and nationally syndicated columnist and television commentator and writes extensively about public policy issues.

John Ferguson

Mr. John Philip Ferguson is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ferguson has spent over 45 years in the investment management business, currently serving on the board of managers of Salient Partners, on the investment committee for Silver Ventures, on the investment board for San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, and as non-executive chair of the investment committee of Ascendant Advisors. Mr. Ferguson served until April 2012 on the board of directors of the University of Texas Investment Management Company (UTIMCO), a position he held since August 2003. He chaired the UTIMCO compensation committee and served on its risk and policy committees. Mr. Ferguson also serves on the advisory committee of the MBA Investment Fund at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas-Austin, a position held since March 2005, and is a member of the advisory board of Murphree Venture Partners. Mr. Ferguson held various executive positions with AIM Capital Management, Inc. (now Invesco AIM) from 2000 to 2007, serving most recently as president and chief investment officer. Previously, he held senior positions at several investment management firms, including: managing partner at Beutel, Goodman & Company; senior vice president at Lehman Brothers, Inc.; and vice president of Goldman, Sachs & Company. Mr. Ferguson also serves or has served on various investment and civic boards, including the Investment Advisor Association, the Houston Ballet, the Memorial Hermann Foundation, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and on the Chancellor’s Advisory Council of Texas Christian University.

Anthony Fernandes

Mr. Anthony G. Fernandes is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Fernandes served as chairman, chief executive officer and president of Philip Services Corporation from August 1999 to April 2002. Prior to joining Philip Services Corporation, Mr. Fernandes had a 30-year career with the Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO), serving as executive vice president and director of ARCO from 1994 to 1999; president of ARCO Coal, a subsidiary of ARCO, from 1990 to 1994; and corporate controller of ARCO from 1987 to 1990. He was a member of the ARCO board of directors and chairman of ARCO Chemical Company, a NYSE company 80% owned by ARCO. Additionally, he was a director of Tower Automotive, Inc. from 2003 to 2007, a director of Black and Veatch from 1999 to 2016, and a director of Cytec Industries from 2002 to 2015. He also currently serves as a director of Baker Hughes Incorporated and Envirosystems, Inc., a privately held Canadian company.

Art Garcia

Mr. Art A. Garcia is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Garcia is the executive vice president and chief financial officer of Ryder System, Inc., a $6.5 billion commercial fleet and supply chain management solutions company, a position held since 2010. He is a member of Ryder’s executive leadership team. Prior that, Mr. Garcia served as senior vice president, controller and chief accounting officer of Ryder from 2005 to 2010. Mr. Garcia joined Ryder in 1997 as senior manager of corporate accounting. He later served as director of corporate accounting and, subsequently, as group director of accounting services. Prior to joining Ryder, Mr. Garcia spent 14 years with the Miami office of the accounting firm Coopers & Lybrand LLP as senior manager of business assurance.

Thomas Gartland

Mr. Thomas M. Gartland is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Gartland retired in December 2014 from his role as president, North America for Avis Budget Group, Inc., a publicly traded leading global provider of vehicle rental services, a position he held from October 2011 to December 2014. Previously, he was executive vice president, sales, marketing and customer care at Avis Budget Group, Inc. from April 2008 to October 2011, where he developed the overall strategic direction for marketing and sales. Mr. Gartland was employed by JohnsonDiversey, Inc. from 1994 to 2008, in various high-level capacities, including as president of the company’s North American region from 2003 to 2008, vice president, Sales, Health and Hospitality from 2002 to 2003, vice president, Business Development from 1998 to 2002, with various positions of increasing responsibility within the company from 1994 to 1998. Prior to that, Mr. Gartland served as vice president and director of national accounts at Ecolab, Inc. from 1980 to 1994. Mr. Gartland serves on the board of directors of Xenia Hotels & Resorts, Inc., a publicly traded, self-advised and self-administered REIT that invests primarily in premium full-service, lifestyle, and urban upscale hotels.

Luke Helms

Mr. Luke S. Helms is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Helms is the managing director of Sonata Capital Group, a privately owned, registered investment advisory firm, a position held since June 2000. Previously, Mr. Helms served as vice-chairman of KeyBank from April 1998 to March 2000 and held various senior executive positions at Bank of America Corporation, including vice-chairman from May 1993 to October 1998. He also served as president of Seafirst Bank from November 1987 to September 1990 and chief executive officer from September 1990 to May 1993. Mr. Helms was a director of Lifelock, Inc., a privately owned company, from 2007 to 2008, has served as a director of Manulife Financial Corporation since 2007, and has served as a director of Point Inside since 2014.

Lauralee Martin

Ms. Lauralee E. Martin is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Martin served as chief executive officer and president of HCP, Inc., a real estate investment trust focusing on properties serving the healthcare industry, from October 2013 to July 2016. Prior to joining HCP in October 2013, Ms. Martin was employed by Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated, one of the world’s leading real estate services and money management firms, in various high-level capacities, including as chief executive officer, Americas beginning in January 2013. Prior to that, she was executive vice president and chief financial officer since January 2002, and was appointed to the additional position of chief operating officer in January 2005. Ms. Martin served on its board of directors from 2005 until May 2013. Ms. Martin previously held positions with Heller Financial as its chief financial officer, senior group president – Heller Financial Real Estate, Equipment Financing and Small Business Lending and served as president of its Real Estate group. Ms. Martin was also a member of the Heller Financial board of directors. Ms. Martin has served on the Board of Kaiser Aluminum Corporation since 2013, and previously served as a director of HCP, Inc. from 2008 to July 2016, of KeyCorp from 2003 through 2010, and of Gables Residential Trust from 1994 through 2005. Ms. Martin served as a trustee of the Urban Land Institute and the International Council of Shopping Centers.

Filippo Passerini

Mr. Filippo Passerini is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Passerini has been an operating executive in U.S. Buyouts at Carlyle Group since 2015. From January 2015 until his retirement in June, he served as Officer on Special Assignment to the President and CEO of Procter & Gamble. Prior to that, Mr. Passerini served as Procter & Gamble Company’s group president, Global Business Services (GBS) and chief information officer (CIO), positions he held since February 2008 and July 2004, respectively. Mr. Passerini joined Procter & Gamble, a leading multinational manufacturer of consumer goods, in 1981 and held executive positions in the United Kingdom, Greece, Italy, Turkey, Latin America and the United States. While with the Procter & Gamble organization, he oversaw more than 170 distinct services in 70 countries and led the integration of Procter & Gamble’s IT and services groups to form GBS, one of the largest and most progressive shared services organizations in the world. Mr. Passerini has served as a director of Integer Holdings Corporation since 2015 and of United Rentals, Inc. since 2009. Since 2015, Mr. Passerini has also served as a director of Poste Italiane Spa, an Italian company that provides postal and infrastructure services. He is a member of the CIO Hall of Fame and has received numerous awards, including: the inaugural Fisher-Hopper Prize for Lifetime Achievement in CIO Leadership; Shared Service Thought Leader of the Year; and InformationWeek’s Chief of the Year.

Winifred Webb

Ms. Winifred Markus Webb is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Webb is chief executive officer of Kestrel Corporate Advisors, a position she has held since February 2013. From January 2010 to January 2013, she was managing director for Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC. Ms. Webb was a member of the corporate executive team as chief communications and investor relations officer and senior advisor for Ticketmaster Entertainment Inc. from April 2008 to January 2010. She served for 20 years with The Walt Disney Company, from 1988 to 2008, primarily as corporate senior vice president of investor relations and shareholder services responsible for overseeing Disney’s strategic financial communications worldwide and governance outreach. She was also executive director for The Walt Disney Company Foundation. Her previous roles included investment banking positions with PaineWebber Inc. and Lehman Brothers Kuhn Loeb. A member of the board of directors of publicly traded 9 Spokes International Limited from 2015, and of TiVo Inc. from 2016 until it was acquired in September 2016, of Jack in the Box Inc. from 2008 to 2014, and of nonprofit PetSmart Charities, Inc. from 2014 to 2016, Ms. Webb is an NACD Board Leadership Fellow, the highest level of credentialing for corporate directors offered by The National Association of Corporate Directors.

Susie Choi