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Pros Holdings Inc (PRO.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Russell

66 2010 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Andres Reiner

47 2010 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Stefan Schulz

51 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Thomas Dziersk

55 2017 Executive Vice President - Worldwide Sales

Mariette Woestemeyer

66 1985 Director

Ronald Woestemeyer

72 2015 Director

Penelope Herscher

57 2018 Independent Director

Ellen Keszler

55 2008 Independent Director

Greg Petersen

55 2007 Independent Director

Leslie Rechan

56 2015 Independent Director

Timothy Williams

69 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

William Russell

Mr. William V. Russell is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of PROS Holdings, Inc. Mr. Russell serves on the board of directors of SABA Software, Inc., a publicly traded provider of talent management services, and several privately held companies. Mr. Russell has served in a variety of roles on both public and private technology company boards and previously served on the boards of webMethods and Cognos. Mr. Russell has held a number of senior-level roles in his more than 20 years at Hewlett-Packard, including Vice President and General Manager of the multi-billion-dollar Enterprise Systems Group. Mr. Russell holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Edinburgh University and has completed several executive development programs from institutions including Harvard Business School and INSEAD. As a result of leading Hewlett-Packard’s substantial software business, Mr. Russell has broad knowledge of large-scale software operations, including sales, marketing, development, finance, strategic planning and leadership.

Andres Reiner

Mr. Andres D. Reiner serves as a President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of PROS Holdings, Inc Mr. Reiner has also served on the board of directors of Paylocity Holding Corporation since September 2014, and is currently on the compensation and nominating and governance committees for Paylocity. Mr. Reiner holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics from the University of Houston. As a result of his 18+ years of experience with the Company, Mr. Reiner has familiarity with all of the Company’s key day to day operations and has leadership, management and operating experience. In addition, Mr. Reiner has in-depth experience in and knowledge of the development of our products.

Stefan Schulz

Mr. Stefan B. Schulz is serves as a Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of PROS Holdings Ltd. Schulz brings to PROS more than 20 years of financial and operations experience where he has built internal capacity to support high-growth, and has led the evaluation and integration of multiple acquisitions. For the past three years, he has served as Chief Financial Officer at Digital River, Inc., a global provider of commerce-as-a-service solutions, headquartered in Minneapolis. In this role, Schulz was charged with building the company’s full-service merchant-of-record and seller-of-record offering, and overseeing the company’s internal transformation to greater efficiency and scale. He previously spent six years with Lawson Software, an enterprise resource planning software company. As senior vice president, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer, Schulz led the acquisition and integration of two companies in strategic industry growth markets. Schulz worked for 12 years at BMC Software during a period of high growth, where he held several leadership roles, the last as vice president, global revenue operations. Schulz began his career with Arthur Andersen & Co. He earned a B.B.A. in accounting from Lamar University.

Thomas Dziersk

Mr. Thomas F. Dziersk is Executive Vice President - Worldwide Sales of the company October 2017. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Dziersk served as President for NICE Americas, a provider of enterprise software solutions that empower organizations to make smarter decisions based on advanced analytics, from April 2014 to January 2017. Prior to joining NICE, Mr. Dziersk spent eight years with JDA Software Group, Inc. a supply chain software provider, where he served three years as Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales and five years as Marketing and Senior Vice President Americas. Mr. Dziersk holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan.

Mariette Woestemeyer

Ms. Mariette M. Woestemeyer serves as Director of PROS Holdings, Inc. Mrs. Woestemeyer co-founded the Company in 1985. SHe has served as a director since founding. Mrs. Woestemeyer was the Chief Financial Officer of Metro Networks, a broadcasting company, from 1983 to 1985 and held various financial roles with Continental Airlines and its predecessor, Texas International Airlines, prior to 1983. Mrs. Woestemeyer holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Houston. As co-founder of the Company, Mrs. Woestemeyer brings continuity and history of current and past management and direct relevant industry experience. Mrs. Woestemeyer also has familiarity with all of the Company’s key operations as a result of serving as our director since 1985. Mrs. Woestemeyer also has experience as our Chief Financial Officer for many years and related operational expertise.

Ronald Woestemeyer

Mr. Ronald F. Woestemeyer serves as Director of PROS Holdings, Inc. He co-founded the Company in 1985. He has served as a director since our founding, and has served as Executive Vice President, Strategic Business Planning since 1997. From 1985 to 1997, Mr. Woestemeyer served as Chief Executive Officer. Prior to founding the Company, Mr. Woestemeyer spent 14 years at Texas International Airlines in various management and executive positions with responsibility over sales and marketing. Mr. Woestemeyer holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Houston. Mr. Woestemeyer brings continuity and direct relevant industry experience to the Board of Directors as well as his unique familiarity with the business, structure, culture, history and deep knowledge of our markets. In addition, Mr. Woestemeyer is knowledgeable about the state of the business, the risks we face and management’s strategy and plans for accomplishing the company’s goals.

Penelope Herscher

Ms. Penelope A. Herscher is Independent Director of the company. She is a seasoned technology public company board director, executive and entrepreneur, with more than 15 years of experience as a high-tech CEO in Silicon Valley and more than 10 years of experience serving on public company boards of directors. She currently serves on the boards of Faurecia SA (EPA:EO), Verint (NASD:VRNT), Lumentum Operations LLC (NASD:LITE) and Rambus, Inc. (NASD:RMBS). Ms. Herscher previously served as CEO for FirstRain, a privately held company in the unstructured data analytics space, from 2005 to 2015. Prior to leading FirstRain, she was CEO of Simplex Solutions and served in C-level and senior executive positions for a number of software and technology firms, including Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

Ellen Keszler

Mrs. Ellen L. Keszler is serves as an Independent Directorc of PROS Holdings, Inc. Ms. Keszler currently serves as president and chief executive officer of Clear Sky Associates, a management and strategy consulting firm focused on the technology and travel industries. She also serves on four private technology company boards and a number of technology startup advisory boards. Previously, Ms. Keszler served as president of Travelocity Business from 2003 to 2007, a technology-focused corporate travel management company. From 2000 to 2003, Ms. Keszler served as Senior Vice President—North American Division of Sabre Travel Network, a travel technology and services business. From 1987 to 2000, Ms. Keszler held various finance roles at Sabre Holdings, American Airlines and JCPenney. Ms. Keszler holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin. Ms. Keszler has extensive business and leadership experience, including experience in managing financial reporting, sales, operations, strategy, marketing and advertising.

Greg Petersen

Mr. Greg B. Petersen serves as an Independent Director of PROS Holdings, Inc. Mr. Petersen previously served as a board member on three other technology companies - Diligent Corporation (from 2013 to 2016), and Piksel, Inc. (from 2012 to 2017). Mr. Petersen served as the Chairman of the Audit Committee at Diligent and Piksel, and an advisory board member at Synthesio. Previously Mr. Petersen served as the Executive Vice Chairman at Diligent Corporation, a high growth SaaS business from 2014 to 2015, and as the Chief Financial Officer of several software and technology companies, including Activant Solutions, Inc., a $400 million provider of business management solutions to retail and wholesale distribution businesses from 2001 to 2007; and Lombardi Software, Inc., a business process management software provider, which was sold to IBM in 2010. After earning an MBA from Duke University in 1989, Mr. Petersen began his career with American Airlines, Inc. where he held increasing responsible executive positions over eight years, the most recent being as managing director of corporate development where he led a project to create Sabre Holdings, Inc. and complete its IPO. Mr. Petersen has also served as an executive in finance and treasury roles with Trilogy Software, a provider of enterprise software and business services, and in planning and development roles with RailTex, a publicly traded short-line and regional rail service provider. Mr. Petersen holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Boston College and a Master of Business Administration from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Mr. Petersen has business and leadership experience in software companies, merger and acquisition experience, and extensive financial planning, accounting, governance, compensation planning and risk management knowledge.

Leslie Rechan

Mr. Leslie J. Rechan serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Rechan serves as President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of Solace Corp., a cloud-based smart data movement solutions company, a position he has held since September 2017. Prior to Solace, Mr. Rechan previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of Halogen Software, a cloud-based talent management software provider from November 2015 to May 2017. Mr. Rechan previously served as General Manager, IBM Business Analytics Division from November 2011 to April 2014, and Vice President, Sales, Solutions and Services, IBM Business Analytics Division from 2008 through 2011. He served as Chief Operating Officer of Cognos Inc. from 2006 to 2008. Prior to joining Cognos, Mr. Rechan served as Senior Vice President and Global General Manager, CRM Strategy at Oracle Corporation in 2006, when Oracle Corporation acquired Siebel Systems Inc. Mr. Rechan served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Americas Sales of Seibel Systems, Inc. (formerly Siebel Systems Inc.) and served in the same capacity for Global Manufacturing and Distribution Industries business unit of Seibel Systems, Inc. from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Rechan served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of North American Worldwide Field Operations of Cadence Design Systems Inc. from 2003 to 2004. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Onyx Software Corp. from 2001 to 2002. Prior to 2001. across field sales, systems engineering, services, solutions, development, and general management in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Mr. Rechan has also served as a director of Cognitive Scale, a privately held cognitive cloud company. Mr. Rechan, throughout his career, has demonstrated strong leadership, and operational excellence. Mr. Rechan received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering and his B.A. in organizational behavior from Brown University and his M.A. in management from Northwestern University

Timothy Williams

Mr. Timothy V. Williams serves as an Independent Director of PROS Holdings, Inc. Mr. Williams most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Blackbaud, Inc., a publicly-traded provider of software and services to non-profit organizations, from January 2001 until his retirement in November 2011. Mr. Williams previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of both Mynd (now a subsidiary of Computer Sciences Corporation), a provider of software and services to the insurance industry and Holiday Inn Worldwide, a subsidiary of Bass PLC. Mr. Williams holds a Bachelor of Arts in business from the University of Northern Iowa. Mr. Williams has extensive financial, business, management and public software company expertise. Mr. Williams also serves on the board of directors and as chairman of each of the respective audit committees of two other publicly held software firms, Halogen Software, Inc. and ChannelAdvisor Corporation. He was appointed to these boards at various dates in 2011 and 2012. In 2014, Mr. Williams joined the board of directors and serves as chairman of the audit committee of PointClickCare, Inc., a privately held software firm.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

William Russell

246,044

Andres Reiner

4,996,270

Stefan Schulz

2,126,690

Thomas Dziersk

2,965,030

Mariette Woestemeyer

171,044

Ronald Woestemeyer

171,044

Penelope Herscher

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Ellen Keszler

193,544

Greg Petersen

206,044

Leslie Rechan

193,544

Timothy Williams

208,544
As Of  31 Dec 2017