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GATX Corp (GATX.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Brian Kenney

57 2005 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Robert Lyons

54 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Michael Brooks

47 2016 Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer - Rail North America

Deborah Golden

63 2012 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Thomas Ellman

48 2013 Executive Vice President, President - Rail North America

William Muckian

57 2007 Chief Accounting Officer, Senior Vice President, Controller

Niyi Adedoyin

49 2016 Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

James Conniff

59 2014 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

N. Tezel

43 2018 Senior Vice President of GATX, President - Rail International

Paul Titterton

41 2015 Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer - Rail North America

Eric Harkness

44 2012 Chief Risk Officer, Vice President, Treasurer

Jeffery Young

54 2015 Vice President, Chief Tax Officer

David Sutherland

68 2012 Lead Independent Director

Diane Aigotti

52 2016 Independent Director

Anne Arvia

53 2009 Independent Director

Ernst Haberli

68 2007 Independent Director

James Ream

61 2008 Independent Director

Robert Ritchie

72 2011 Independent Director

Casey Sylla

74 2012 Independent Director

Stephen Wilson

69 2014 Independent Director

Paul Yovovich

63 2012 Independent Director

Jennifer McManus

2017 Director of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Brian Kenney

Mr. Brian A. Kenney is a the Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Previously, Mr. Kenney served as President from 2004 to 2005, Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer from 2002 to 2004, Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer from 1999 to 2002, Vice President, Finance from 1998 to 1999, Vice President and Treasurer from 1997 to 1998, and Treasurer from 1995 to 1996.

Robert Lyons

Mr. Robert C. Lyons is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Previously, He served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2007 to June 2012, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2004 to 2007, Vice President, Investor Relations from 2000 to 2004, Project Manager, Corporate Finance from 1998 to 2000, and Director of Investor Relations from 1996 to 1998.

Michael Brooks

Mr. Michael T. Brooks Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer - Rail North America of the Company. Previously, Mr. Brooks served as Senior Vice President, Operations and Technology since June 2013 and Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer from January 2008 to June 2013. Prior to joining GATX, Mr. Brooks served as Chief Information Officer and Vice President of the retail division of Constellation Energy and held various consulting roles of increasing responsibility with Accenture and Oracle Corporation.

Deborah Golden

Ms. Deborah A. Golden is the Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. Previously, she served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary from 2007 to June 2012. Ms. Golden joined GATX in 2006 as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Prior to joining GATX, Ms. Golden served as Vice President and General Counsel of Midwest Generation, LLC from 2004 to 2005, Deputy General Counsel, State of Illinois, Office of the Governor from 2003 to 2004 and Assistant General Counsel with Ameritech Corporation/SBC Communications, Inc. from 1997 to 2001.

Thomas Ellman

Mr. Thomas A. Ellman is Executive Vice President, President - Rail North America of the Company. Previously, Mr. Ellman served as Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer from November 2011 to June 2013, Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer from 2006 to November 2011. Prior to re-joining GATX in 2006, Mr. Ellman served as Senior Vice President and Chief Risk Officer and Senior Vice President, Asset Management of GE Equipment Services, Railcar Services and held various positions at GATX in the GATX Rail Finance Group.

William Muckian

Mr. William M. Muckian is a Chief Accounting Officer, Senior Vice President, Controller of the Company. Previously, Mr. Muckian served as Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer from 2002 to 2007, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer from 2000 to 2002, and Director of Taxes of GATX from 1994 to 2000.

Niyi Adedoyin

Mr. Niyi A. Adedoyin is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of the Company. Previously, he served as Vice President and Chief Information Officer from 2013 to 2016 and Senior Director, IT Strategy and Project Management Office from 2008 to 2013.

James Conniff

Mr. James M. Conniff is the Senior Vice President - Human Resources of the Company. Previously, Mr. Conniff served as Vice President, Human Resources since 2014 and Senior Director, Benefits and Employee Services since 2008. Mr. Conniff joined GATX in 1981 and has held a variety of positions in finance and human resources.

N. Tezel

Mr. N. Gokce Tezel has been appointed as Senior Vice President of GATX, President - Rail International of the Company effective March 1, 2018. Mr. Tezel has served in his current role as Vice President and Senior Vice President - Business Development, Rail International since March 2015. Previously, he served as Vice President and Group Executive, Emerging Markets from July 2012 to February 2015, Vice President - International Business Development from 2008 to July 2012, Vice President - Strategic Growth from 2007 to 2008, Director, Marketing and Product Development from 2005 to 2007, Director, Corporate Finance from 2003 to 2005, and Associate Director, Corporate Finance from 2000 to 2003. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the Marmara University in Istanbul and his M.B.A. from the University of South Florida.

Paul Titterton

Mr. Paul F. Titterton is Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer - Rail North America of the Company. Previously, Mr. Titterton served as Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer from June 2013 to April 2015, Vice President and Group Executive, Fleet Management, Marketing and Government Affairs from December 2011 to June 2013, Vice President and Executive Director, Fleet Management from 2008 to 2011, and in a variety of increasingly responsible positions since joining the company in 1997.

Eric Harkness

Mr.Eric D. Harkness is a Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Risk Officer of the Company. Previously, Mr. Harkness served as Vice President, Chief Risk Officer from September 2010 to October 2012 and Senior Investment Risk Officer from 2007 to September 2010. Prior to joining GATX, Mr. Harkness served in a variety of positions of increasing responsibility in the financial services industry.

Jeffery Young

Mr. Jeffery R. Young is the Vice President and Chief Tax Officer of the Company. Previously, Mr. Young served as Vice President of Tax from 2007 to January 2015 and as Director of Tax from 2003 to 2007. Prior to joining GATX, Mr. Young spent twenty years in a variety of tax related positions in public accounting and the financial services industry.

David Sutherland

Mr. David S. Sutherland is the Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Sutherland serves as our Lead Director. In deciding to nominate Mr. Sutherland, the Board considered his strong leadership and record of achievement as the former Chief Executive of a publicly held steel producer. He brings to the Board valuable insights on business operations and strategy, global markets, financial matters, and risk management. In addition, the Board appreciates Mr. Sutherland’s perspectives on market conditions and trends in the steel and manufacturing industries, which are critical sectors for the Company’s business. Mr. Sutherland also has significant board and corporate governance experience as he serves as non-executive chairman and a director of United States Steel Corporation and as a director of Imperial Oil Ltd.

Diane Aigotti

Ms. Diane M. Aigotti serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Aigotti serves as a member of the Audit Committee. In deciding to nominate Ms. Aigotti, the Board considered her extensive financial expertise and her experience as the Chief Financial Officer of a large global insurance organization, as well as her prior experience as Chief Risk Officer and Treasurer at a NYSE-listed global insurance, risk management, and human resources firm. She has significant expertise in key areas such as financial planning and reporting, operations, risk management, treasury management, mergers and acquisitions, information technology, and tax and regulatory compliance. As a result, she is able to provide the Board with valuable insights on issues that are critical to the Board’s oversight of our business, strategy, and operations. Ms. Aigotti also has significant board and corporate governance experience as she serves on the board of directors of PrivateBancorp, Inc., and as a member of PrivateBancorp’s Corporate Governance and Business Risk Committees.

Anne Arvia

Ms. Anne L. Arvia is an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Arvia serves as the Chair of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Governance Committee. In deciding to nominate Ms. Arvia, the Board considered her qualifications as a Certified Public Accountant and an Audit Committee Financial Expert as well as her experience and knowledge of accounting standards and financial reporting rules and regulations. In addition, Ms. Arvia’s experience in various senior management positions in the financial services sector provides the Board with valuable expertise on investment, operations, risk management, and financial matters.

Ernst Haberli

Mr. Ernst A. Haberli is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Häberli is a member of the GATX Compensation and Governance Committees. In deciding to nominate Mr. Häberli, the Board considered his many years in senior executive positions at leading multinational companies, which enables him to bring to the Board extensive operating, marketing, financial, and management experience. In addition, Mr. Häberli has considerable experience with mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and capital markets matters. He also provides the Board with valuable insights into international business development in light of his significant experience in global business markets.

James Ream

Mr. James B. Ream is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ream serves as the Chair of the Compensation Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee. In deciding to nominate Mr. Ream, the Board considered his financial and accounting expertise and his qualifications as an Audit Committee Financial Expert. With his years of experience as a senior executive in the transportation industry, Mr. Ream brings to the Board considerable expertise in strategic planning and management issues, including extensive experience relating to financing, management, maintenance, customer relations, regulatory issues, and operations of large fleets of transportation assets.

Robert Ritchie

Mr. Robert J. Ritchie is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ritchie serves as a member of the Audit and Governance Committees. In deciding to nominate Mr. Ritchie, the Board considered his financial and accounting expertise, his qualifications as an Audit Committee Financial Expert, and his prior experience as a Chief Executive Officer and board member of a large, publicly held railroad company. With his long career in the railway industry, Mr. Ritchie brings to the Board critical operating, industry, commercial, railcar portfolio, and management expertise. In addition, he has a wealth of knowledge about the railroads and their business, which comprise a significant part of the Company’s railcar leasing customer base. Having served on numerous North American rail associations, including the board of the Association of American Railroads, Mr. Ritchie also provides valuable insights on rail regulatory matters and industry affairs, including in international markets.

Casey Sylla

Mr. Casey J. Sylla is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Sylla serves as a member of the Audit and Compensation Committees. In deciding to nominate Mr. Sylla, the Board considered his financial and accounting expertise and his qualifications as an Audit Committee Financial Expert. The Board also considered Mr. Sylla’s substantial management, business, and leadership experience based upon his various roles as a senior executive, as well as his valuable risk management and customer relations skills and abilities. In addition, the Board benefits from his perspectives on financial, transactional, and investment matters due to his management experience in an investment and financial business. Mr. Sylla also serves as a director or trustee of various mutual funds in the Northern Funds and Northern Institutional Funds family.

Stephen Wilson

Mr. Stephen R. Wilson is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Wilson serves as a member of the Audit and Compensation Committees. In deciding to nominate Mr. Wilson, the Board considered his qualifications as an Audit Committee Financial Expert and his experience in his former role as the Chief Executive Officer of a leading manufacturer and distributor of fertilizer products, which provides the Board with valuable financial, operating, and business management expertise. He also has significant experience in strategic planning, regulatory environment, transformational corporate transactions, and business integration, including in numerous international markets. In addition, the Board values Mr. Wilson’s financial and accounting expertise from his experience serving as a Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer at a major publicly held corporation. Mr. Wilson also serves on the board of directors of Ameren Corporation where he is chair of the Finance Committee and a member of the Human Resources Committee.

Paul Yovovich

Mr. Paul G. Yovovich is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Yovovich serves as Chair of the Governance Committee and as a member of the Compensation Committee. In deciding to nominate Mr. Yovovich, the Board considered that, with his over thirty years of experience as a senior executive, principal, and corporate director, he brings to the Board extensive strategic, operating, financial, accounting, regulatory, and business management experience. Mr. Yovovich also provides the Board with technology and data security experience. As a private equity executive, Mr. Yovovich has substantial experience investing in, and actively overseeing the management of, Lake Capital’s portfolio companies to foster growth and value creation. As a result, he also provides the Board with considerable expertise in transactional, investment, corporate governance, and capital markets matters.

Jennifer McManus

Ms. Jennifer McManus is Director of Investor Relations of the Company. Ms. McManus received her Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Master of Accounting from The University of Michigan and her Masters of Business Administration from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.