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Advanced Disposal Services Inc (ADSW.N)

ADSW.N on New York Stock Exchange

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16 Nov 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Richard Burke

53 2014 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Steven Carn

53 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

John Spegal

65 2016 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Michael Slattery

64 2016 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Melissa Westerman

43 2018 Chief Accounting Officer

Renae Conley

60 2017 Independent Director

Tanuja Dehne

46 2017 Independent Director

Michael Hoffman

62 2017 Independent Director

Michael Koen

44 2016 Independent Director

Ernest Mrozek

64 2018 Independent Director

B. Clyde Preslar

63 2016 Independent Director

Matthew Nelson

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Richard Burke

Mr. Richard L. Burke Jr. serves as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the company. Mr. Burke has served as our Chief Executive Officer and a director since July 1, 2014. Prior to being named our Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Burke served as our President since November 2012. Prior to joining Advanced Disposal, Mr. Burke served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Veolia Environmental Services North America Corp., a waste management company, from 2009 to 2012 and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc., a solid waste management company, from 2007 to 2009. Mr. Burke began his employment with Veolia, Inc. in 1999 as Area Manager for the Southeast Wisconsin area and served as Regional Vice President for the Eastern and Southern markets until he was appointed Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Veolia, Inc., he spent 12 years with Waste Management, Inc., a waste management company, in a variety of leadership positions. Since December 2017, Mr. Burke has served as a director of Estre Ambiental, a Brazilian waste management company. Mr. Burke holds a Bachelor's degree from Randolph Macon College. Mr. Burke's qualifications to sit on our Board of Directors include his substantial experience in the area of corporate strategy, operations and finance.

Steven Carn

Mr. Steven R. Carn serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Carn joined ADS Inc., a historical business of Advanced Disposal, in April 2001 and served as Chief Accounting Officer until August 2006, when he became the Chief Financial Officer of ADS Inc. Prior to joining ADS Inc., Mr. Carn served for three years as Chief Financial Officer for Town Star Food Stores, LLC, a chain of convenience stores, from 1998 to 2001. Prior to his service with Town Star, Mr. Carn served as Senior Consultant with CFO Services, Inc., a company engaged primarily in providing temporary chief financial officer services to emerging companies in the Jacksonville, Florida area. He began his career as an auditor with Ernst & Young in 1987. Mr. Carn graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration in 1987. Mr. Carn is a certified public accountant in Ohio.

John Spegal

Mr. John Spegal serves as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the company. Mr. Spegal joined Advanced Disposal in 2013 as the Vice President of Business Development. Prior to joining Advanced Disposal, Mr. Spegal spent more than six years with AIR-serv Group LLC, a tire inflation and vacuum specialist company, as Regional Vice President and was responsible for their East Coast operations. Prior to that, he was at Allied Waste Industries/Browning Ferris Industries, a waste management company, for more than 25 years serving in various management roles throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Southeast and Southern regions, including Puerto Rico. Mr. Spegal holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of South Carolina.

Michael Slattery

Mr. Michael K. Slattery serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel of the company. Prior to joining Advanced Disposal, Mr. Slattery most recently served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc. and Veolia Environmental Services North America Corp. from 2004 to 2012 with responsibility for the management of the law department and all legal affairs in North America. Prior to joining the Veolia group, Mr. Slattery served as Vice President & Deputy General Counsel for Fruit of the Loom, Inc., a clothing manufacturer, with responsibility for the management of legal affairs throughout North America, Canada, Europe, North Africa and Latin America. Prior to joining Fruit of the Loom, Mr. Slattery served as Vice President and General Counsel for Wheelabrator Technologies, Inc., a waste to energy firm, and as General Counsel for several major North and Latin American operating divisions during his 16 years with Waste Management, Inc. Mr. Slattery is a graduate of the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, where he was an assistant editor of the John Marshall Law Review and earned his Bachelor's degree in Economics from St. Joseph's College in Rensselaer, Indiana.

Melissa Westerman

Ms. Melissa Westerman is Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. She was previously employed by Florida East Coast Railway as its Vice President and Controller from April 2013 through April 2018. Prior to joining Florida East Coast Railway, Ms. Westerman worked at CSX Transportation, Inc. for 12 years in various roles including Assistant Vice President Assistant Controller and Assistant Vice President Capital Planning and Enterprise Risk Management. Before then, Ms. Westerman was with an accounting firm, Arthur Andersen. She graduated from the University of Florida with both Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Renae Conley

Ms. Renae Conley is Independent Director of the company. Ms. Conley serves on the Board of Directors of publicly-traded PNM Resources, the Ball State University Board of Trustees and the Ball State University Foundation. She served on the board of ChoicePoint, Corp., a publicly held identification and credential verification company, prior to its acquisition by Reed Elsevier. She was the Chief Executive Officer of ER Solutions, LLC from 2014 to 2017. Ms. Conley was the Executive Vice President, Human Resources & Administration, and Chief Diversity Officer of Entergy Corporation from 2010 to 2013 managing over 15,000 employees. Ms. Conley was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Entergy Louisiana and Entergy Gulf States Louisiana from 2000 to 2010 with responsibility for financial performance, operations, customer service, regulatory and government affairs. Ms. Conley has a B.S. degree in accounting and an M.B.A., both from Ball State University. Ms. Conley's qualifications to sit on our Board of Directors includes her substantial experience in the area of corporate strategy, human resources, operations and complex transactions.

Tanuja Dehne

Ms. Tanuja M. Dehne is Independent Director of the company. Ms. Dehne was a member of the Board of Directors of publicly-traded Silver Bay Realty Trust Corp. from 2012 to 2017. From 2014 through April 2016, Ms. Dehne was the Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer and Chief of Staff of NRG Energy, Inc. ("NRG"), a publicly listed power generation and retail electricity company. In this role, Ms. Dehne oversaw NRG's Human Resources, Information Technology, Communications, Corporate Marketing and Sustainability Departments. Prior to these positions, Ms. Dehne was the Senior Vice President, Human Resources of NRG since 2011 where she led NRG's Human Resources department, which handled all HR functions - including talent management, organizational development, benefits, compensation, labor and employee relations, payroll and HR information systems - for more than 8,000 employees. From 2004 to 2011, Ms. Dehne served as the Corporate Secretary of NRG, leading corporate governance and corporate transactions, including financing, mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings, securities and stock exchange matters, and reporting compliance. Prior to joining NRG, Ms. Dehne practiced corporate law as a member of Saul Ewing LLP's business department. Ms. Dehne received a J.D. from Syracuse University, an M.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. from Lafayette College. She is also a National Association of Corporate Directors Fellow. Ms. Dehne's qualifications to sit on our Board of Directors includes her substantial experience in the area of corporate governance, securities law, human resources and mergers and acquisitions.

Michael Hoffman

Mr. Michael J. Hoffman is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hoffman serves on the Board of Directors of publicly-traded Donaldson Company, Inc. and on the Board of Overseers of the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. Mr. Hoffman served in several roles at The Toro Company, a provider of outdoor maintenance and beautification products. These roles included the following: Chairman (2006-2017); Chief Executive Officer (2005-2016); President (2004-2015); Group Vice President (2001-2004); and Vice President and General Manager (2000-2001). Mr Hoffman brings to the Board his expertise as a public company leader at The Toro Company where he started in 1977 and retired in 2017 as Chairman of the Board. He adds valuable marketing and strategic planning experience working for a company that has a strongly branded identity. Mr. Hoffman has a Bachelor's degree in Marketing Management from the University of St. Thomas and an M.B.A degree from the University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management. Mr. Hoffman's qualifications to sit on our Board of Directors include his substantial experience in the area of corporate leadership, corporate strategy and operations.

Michael Koen

Mr. Michael Koen serves as Independent Director of the company. Mr. Koen is a Senior Principal in CPPIB's Relationship Investments group where he is responsible for leading significant minority equity investments in publicly listed companies as well as privately held companies. Mr. Koen has more than 18 years of experience in direct investing and banking, including working with portfolio company directors and management teams. Prior to joining CPPIB in 2009, Mr. Koen was a Vice President and director in TD Bank's merchant banking group where he focused on mezzanine debt and structured equity investments. Prior to his seven years at TD Capital, Mr. Koen worked at Scotia Capital in the institutional equities and investment banking groups. Mr. Koen holds a Master of Business Administration with high honors from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts from Queen's University, Canada. Mr. Koen's qualifications to sit on our Board of Directors include his substantial experience in the area of corporate finance and strategy, including capital markets, capital allocation and mergers and acquisitions.

Ernest Mrozek

Mr. Ernest J. Mrozek is Independent Director of the company. Mr. Mrozek is currently a director of publicly-traded IDEX Corporation and served as lead director of G&K Services, Inc. until its sale in 2017. He has also served on the board of a large private company as well as several non-profit organizations. Mr. Mrozek served as Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of The ServiceMaster Company at the time of his retirement in March 2008. He had 20 years of executive experience in various senior positions in general management, operations and finance at ServiceMaster. In the process, Mr. Mrozek developed extensive knowledge of the business services industry and gained valuable financial expertise and experience in mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining ServiceMaster in 1987, Mr. Mrozek spent 12 years in public accounting with Arthur Andersen & Co. Mr. Mrozek received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting with honors from the University of Illinois and is a certified public accountant, on inactive status. Mr. Mrozek's qualifications to sit on our Board of Directors include his substantial experience in the area of corporate strategy, finance, operations and mergers and acquisitions.

B. Clyde Preslar

Mr. B. Clyde Preslar serves as Independent Director of the company. Mr. Preslar previously served as a director of Alliance One International, Inc., an independent leaf tobacco merchant, from 2005 to 2013, Forward Air Corporation, a provider of time-definite surface transportation and related logistics services, from 2004 to 2008, and Standard Commercial Corporation, an enterprise engaged in the purchase, processing and sale of leaf tobacco, from 1999 to 2005. Since 2017, Mr. Preslar has served as Chief Financial Officer of Victra, a leading exclusive premium retailer for Verizon Wireless. From 2015 to 2017, Mr. Preslar served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Dollar Express Stores LLC, a privately owned dollar store chain formerly part of Dollar Tree, Inc. Prior to joining Dollar Express Stores LLC, Mr. Preslar served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for The Pantry, Inc., a convenience store chain, from 2013 to 2015. Mr. Preslar previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the short line and regional freight railroad operator, RailAmerica, Inc., from 2008 to 2013. Prior to RailAmerica, Inc., . Earlier in his career, Mr. Preslar served as Director of Financial Services for Worldwide Power Tools at Black & Decker and as Director of Investor Relations at RJR Nabisco. Mr. Preslar holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Economics from Elon College and a Master's degree in Business Administration from Wake Forest University. He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed by the North Carolina State Board of Certified Public Accountant Examiners, and has been a Certified Management Accountant since 1980. He is also a National Association of Corporate Directors Fellow. Mr. Preslar's qualifications to sit on our Board of Directors include his substantial experience in the area of corporate strategy, operations and finance.

Matthew Nelson

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Richard Burke

3,811,220

Steven Carn

1,464,990

John Spegal

1,365,450

Michael Slattery

1,019,560

Melissa Westerman

--

Renae Conley

131,250

Tanuja Dehne

136,250

Michael Hoffman

115,000

Michael Koen

--

Ernest Mrozek

--

B. Clyde Preslar

165,000

Matthew Nelson

--
As Of  31 Dec 2017