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Ryder System Inc (R.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Sanchez

52 2013 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Art Garcia

56 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Dennis Cooke

53 2012 President - Global Fleet Management Solutions

John Diez

46 2015 President - Dedicated Transportation Solutions

John Sensing

50 2015 President - Global Supply Chain Solutions

Karen Jones

55 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Robert Fatovic

52 2004 Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary

John Gleason

61 2015 Executive Vice President, Chief Sales Officer

Melvin Kirk

53 2018 Chief Technology Officer

Frank Lopez

43 2017 Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller

Rajeev Ravindran

52 2018 Chief Information Officer

Timothy Fiore

62 2018 Chief Procurement Officer

Hansel Tookes

70 2015 Lead Independent Director

John Berra

70 2003 Independent Director

Robert Eck

59 2011 Independent Director

Robert Hagemann

61 2014 Independent Director

Michael Hilton

63 2012 Independent Director

Tamara Lundgren

60 2012 Independent Director

Luis Nieto

62 2007 Independent Director

David Nord

60 2018 Independent Director

Abbie Smith

64 2003 Independent Director

E. Smith

58 2015 Independent Director

Dmitri Stockton

54 2018 Independent Director

Robert Brunn

2014 Vice President - Corporate Strategy & Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Sanchez

Mr. Robert E. Sanchez is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Sanchez currently serves as Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Ryder System, Inc. Mr. Sanchez was appointed Chair of Ryder's Board in May 2013. He was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2013, at which time he was also elected to Ryder's Board. Mr. Sanchez joined Ryder in 1993 and has served in positions of increasing responsibility, including a broad range of leadership positions in Ryder's business segments. Mr. Sanchez served as President and Chief Operating Officer from February 2012 to December 2012. Prior to that position, he served as President of Global Fleet Management Solutions, Ryder's largest business segment, from September 2010 to February 2012. Mr. Sanchez also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from October 2007 to September 2010; as Executive Vice President of Operations, U.S. Fleet Management Solutions from October 2005 to October 2007; and as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer from January 2003 to October 2005. Mr. Sanchez has been a member of Ryder's Executive Leadership team since 2003. Mr. Sanchez was appointed Chair of Ryder's Board in May 2013. He was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2013, at which time he was also elected to Ryder's Board. Mr. Sanchez joined Ryder in 1993 and has served in positions of increasing responsibility, including a broad range of leadership positions in Ryder's business segments. Mr. Sanchez served as President and Chief Operating Officer from February 2012 to December 2012. Prior to that position, he served as President of Global Fleet Management Solutions, Ryder's largest business segment, from September 2010 to February 2012. Mr. Sanchez also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from October 2007 to September 2010; as Executive Vice President of Operations, U.S. Fleet Management Solutions from October 2005 to October 2007.

Art Garcia

Mr. Art A. Garcia is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since September 2010. Previously, Mr. Garcia served as Senior Vice President and Controller from October 2005 to August 2010, and as Vice President and Controller from February 2002 to September 2005. Mr. Garcia joined Ryder in 1997 and has held various other positions within Corporate Accounting.

Dennis Cooke

Mr. Dennis C. Cooke is President - Global Fleet Management Solutions of the Company. Mr. Cooke served as Senior Vice President and Chief of Operations, U.S. and Canada Fleet Management Solutions from July 2011 to February 2012. Prior to joining Ryder in July 2011, Mr. Cooke held various positions with General Electric (GE) and related companies, including Vice President and General Manager of GE Healthcare’s Global MRI business from 2000 to 2005. He then served as President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Security’s Homeland Protection business from 2005 to 2009, and continued serving in those roles from 2009 to 2011 after the business was acquired by the Safran Group and became Morpho Detection, Inc.

John Diez

Mr. John J. Diez is President - Dedicated Transportation Solutions of the Company. Previously, Mr. Diez served as Senior Vice President of Ryder Dedicated from March 2014 to February 2015, and as Senior Vice President of Asset Management from January 2011 to February 2014. Mr. Diez joined Ryder's Finance department in 2002 and has since held various positions within Finance including Senior Vice President Global Field Finance and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Fleet Management Solutions.

John Sensing

Mr. John Steven Sensing is President - Global Supply Chain Solutions of the Company. Previously, Mr. Sensing served as Vice President and General Manager of the Technology industry group from February 2007 to February 2015. In July 2014, he also added the Retail industry group under his leadership. Mr. Sensing joined Ryder in 1992 and has since held various positions within Dedicated Services, Transportation Management and Distribution Management.

Karen Jones

Ms. Karen M. Jones is Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of the Company. She joined Ryder in September 2013 as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to joining Ryder, Ms. Jones was Chief Marketing Officer for NRG/Reliant Energy, Inc from 2010 to 2013. Previously, Ms. Jones served as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Communications for DHL Express U.S. from 2006 to 2009 and as Vice President of Advertising, Brand Management and Promotion from 2004 to 2006. In addition, Ms. Jones has served in key positions responsible for worldwide brand advertising, sponsorship, and strategic alliances for Hewlett Packard.

Robert Fatovic

Mr. Robert D. Fatovic is Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of the Company. He previously served as Senior Vice President, U.S. Supply Chain Operations, Hi-Tech and Consumer Industries from December 2002 to May 2004. Mr. Fatovic joined Ryder’s Law department in 1994 as Assistant Division Counsel and has held various other positions within the Law department including Vice President and Deputy General Counsel.

John Gleason

Mr. John J. Gleason is Executive Vice President, Chief Sales Officer of the Company. Previously, Mr. Gleason served as Senior Vice President of Global Fleet Management Solutions from October 2009, when he joined Ryder, to October 2015. Prior to joining Ryder, Mr. Gleason served as Chief Sales Officer for Automatic Data Processing (ADP) from April 2005 to September 2009 and as Senior Vice President of Sales from July 1998 to April 2005.

Melvin Kirk

Mr. Melvin L. Kirk is Chief Technology Officer of the Company. He has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer since May 2015. He began reporting directly to the CEO and joined Ryder's Executive Leadership Team in January 2016. Mr. Kirk joined Ryder in March 2012 as Vice President of Maintenance, Engineering and Quality Operations within the Fleet Management Solutions organization. Prior to joining Ryder, Mr. Kirk held various roles at Global Service at Safran’s Morpho Detection, Inc. (formerly GE Homeland Protection), most recently serving as Vice President and General Manager from 1996 to 2012.

Frank Lopez

Mr. Frank Lopez is Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller of the company. Previously, Mr. Lopez held the position of Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources Operations since July 2013. Mr. Lopez joined Ryder in 2002 and has since held various positions within the Human Resources, Labor Relations and Legal functions.

Rajeev Ravindran

Mr. Rajeev Ravindran is Chief Information Officer of the Company. Prior to this position, Mr. Ravindran has over 20 years of IT leadership experience and was previously the CIO and Group Vice President at JM Enterprises. Prior to JM, Rajeev worked in IT leadership roles at various companies including Interactive Metronome, Asista.com, and AutoNation. Rajeev has a degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of Miami.

Timothy Fiore

Mr. Timothy R. Fiore is Chief Procurement Officer of the Company. Over the course of his career, Mr. Fiore also served as the Chief Procurement Officer of ThyssenKrupp NA where he was responsible for developing and implementing ThyssenKrupp's first consolidated North American supply management program. Additionally, Mr. Fiore has held senior supply management roles at Terex Corporation, Celanese Corporation, and United Technologies Corporation. Mr. Fiore holds a master's degree in business administration with a technology focus and a master's in management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, as well as a bachelor's degree in history from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.

Hansel Tookes

Mr. Hansel E. Tookes, II, is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Tookes served as President of Raytheon International until he retired from Raytheon Company in December 2002. Mr. Tookes joined Raytheon in September 1999 as President and Chief Operating Officer of Raytheon Aircraft Company. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer in January 2000, Chairman in August 2000 and became President of Raytheon International in May 2001. Prior to joining Raytheon in 1999, Mr. Tookes served as President of Pratt & Whitney's Large Military Engines Group since 1996. He joined Pratt & Whitney's parent company, United Technologies Corporation, in 1980. Mr. Tookes was a Lieutenant Commander and military pilot in the U.S. Navy and later served as a commercial pilot with United Airlines. The Board nominated Mr. Tookes as a director because of his leadership experience and expertise in global operations, the transportation industry, the U.S. military and government contracting, which the Board finds to be valuable skills that complement the other skills represented on our Board. In addition, Mr. Tookes has leadership experience in positions of executive oversight and senior management at global public companies. He also has experience as a director on global public company boards, including serving as governance committee chair and member of audit, compensation, finance and executive committees.

John Berra

Mr. John M. Berra is Independent Director of the Company. . Mr. Berra served as Chairman of Emerson Process Management, a global leader in providing solutions to customers in process control, and Executive Vice President of Emerson Electric Company, until he retired in October 2010. Prior to October 2008, Mr. Berra served as President of Emerson Process Management. He joined Emerson's Rosemount division as a marketing manager in 1976 and continued assuming more prominent roles in the organization until 1997 when he was named President of Emerson's Fisher-Rosemount division (now Emerson Process Management). Prior to joining Emerson, Mr. Berra was an instrument and electrical engineer with Monsanto Company. The Board nominated Mr. Berra as a director because of his leadership experience and expertise in global marketing, operations and technology/engineering, which the Board finds to be valuable skills that complement the other skills represented on our Board. In addition, Mr. Berra has leadership experience in positions of executive oversight and senior management in a global public company with a diversified business. He also has experience as a director on a global public company board, including serving on audit, compensation and governance committees. Consistent with our policies and practices related to director service, in making a determination as to Mr. Berra's nomination, the Board considered Mr. Berra's current service on the board of another public company. Mr. Berra was renominated based on his qualifications listed above, his valuable, significant contributions to the Board and Company and his demonstrated willingness and ability to commit adequate time and attention to all Board matters.

Robert Eck

Mr. Robert J. Eck is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Eck is Chief Executive Officer of Anixter International, Inc. (Anixter), a global distributor of network and security solutions, electrical and electronic solutions, and utility power solutions with $7.6 billion in annual revenue. He also serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Anixter Inc., a subsidiary of Anixter. Mr. Eck has held both positions since 2008. On February 26, 2018, Mr. Eck announced his intention to retire as Chief Executive Officer of Anixter effective at the end of June 2018 and will remain on Anixter's Board after such date. From 2007 to 2008, Mr. Eck served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Anixter. Prior to that position, Mr. Eck served as Executive Vice President of Enterprise Cabling and Security Solutions for Anixter from 2004 to 2007. In 2003, he served as Senior Vice President of Physical Security Products and Integrated Supply of Anixter Inc. Mr. Eck joined Anixter in 1989 and has held roles of increasing responsibility in strategy, supply chain management, sales and marketing, and human resources. The Board nominated Mr. Eck as a director because of his leadership experience and expertise in supply chain management, domestic and international operations, and marketing and business development, which the Board finds to be valuable skills that complement the other skills represented on our Board. In addition, Mr. Eck has leadership experience as President and Chief Executive Officer of a global public company. He also has experience as a director on a global public company board.

Robert Hagemann

Mr. Robert A. Hagemann is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hagemann served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Quest Diagnostics Incorporated until he retired in 2013. Mr. Hagemann joined Quest’s predecessor, Corning Life Sciences, Inc., in 1992, and held roles of increasing responsibility until he was named Chief Financial Officer of Quest in 1998. Prior to joining Corning, Mr. Hagemann held senior financial positions at Prime Hospitality, Inc. and Crompton & Knowles, Inc. He also held various positions in corporate accounting and audit at Merrill Lynch and Company and Ernst & Young. The Board nominated Mr. Hagemann as a director because of his leadership experience and expertise in finance/accounting, business development, strategy, supply chains and government contracting, which the Board finds to be valuable skills that complement the other skills represented on our Board. In addition, Mr. Hagemann has leadership experience as Chief Financial Officer of a global public company. He also has experience as a director on global public company boards, including serving on audit, compensation and research/innovation/technology committees.

Michael Hilton

Mr. Michael F. Hilton is Independent Director of the Company. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of Nordson Corporation, a position he has held since he joined Nordson in 2010. Nordson engineers, manufactures and markets products and systems used for dispensing adhesives, coatings, sealants, biomaterials and other materials in a wide variety of end markets. Prior to joining Nordson, Mr. Hilton served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. from 2007 until 2010 with specific responsibility for leading the company's global Electronics and Performance Materials segment. Mr. Hilton joined Air Products in 1976, where he held roles of increasing responsibility in a variety of staff, management and operations positions. Air Products serves customers in industrial, energy, technology and healthcare markets worldwide with a unique portfolio of atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, performance materials, equipment and services.

Tamara Lundgren

Ms. Tamara L. Lundgren is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Lundgren serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc., a position she has held since 2008. Schnitzer Steel is one of the largest manufacturers and exporters of recycled ferrous metal products in the United States with $1.5 billion in annual revenue and more than 100 operating facilities in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada. Ms. Lundgren joined Schnitzer Steel in 2005 as Chief Strategy Officer and subsequently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2006 until 2008. Prior to joining Schnitzer Steel, Ms. Lundgren was a managing director at JP Morgan Chase in London and managing director at Deutsche Bank AG in New York and London. Before joining Deutsche Bank, Ms. Lundgren was a partner at the law firm of Hogan & Hartson, LLP in Washington D.C.The Board nominated Ms. Lundgren as a director because of her leadership experience and expertise in global operations, strategy, finance and corporate law, which the Board finds to be valuable skills that complement the other skills represented on our Board. In addition, Ms. Lundgren has leadership experience as President and Chief Executive Officer of a global public company. She also has experience as a director on a global public company board.

Luis Nieto

Mr. Luis P. Nieto, Jr., is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Nieto served as President of the Consumer Foods Group for ConAgra Foods Inc. from 2007 until he retired in 2009. Mr. Nieto joined ConAgra in 2005 and held various leadership positions, including President of the Meats Group and Refrigerated Foods Group. ConAgra is one of the largest packaged food companies in North America. Prior to joining ConAgra, Mr. Nieto was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federated Group, a leading private label supplier to the retail grocery and foodservice industries, from 2002 to 2005. From 2000 to 2002, he served as President of the National Refrigerated Products Group of Dean Foods Company. Prior to joining Dean Foods, Mr. Nieto held positions in brand management and strategic planning with Mission Foods, Kraft Foods and the Quaker Oats Company. Mr. Nieto is the President of Nieto Advisory LLC, a consulting firm and is affiliated with Akoya Capital Partners. The Board nominated Mr. Nieto as a director because of his leadership experience and expertise in finance, operations, supply chains, brand management, marketing and strategic planning, which the Board finds to be valuable skills that complement the other skills represented on our Board. In addition, Mr. Nieto has leadership experience in positions of executive oversight and senior management at a global public company. He also has experience as a director on a global public company board, including serving on audit and governance committees.

David Nord

Mr. David G. Nord has been appointed Independent Director of the Company effective March 1, 2018. Mr. Nord serves as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hubbell Incorporated, an international manufacturer of electrical and electronic products for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, industrial, and utility applications. Mr. Nord has held this position since May 2014, and prior to that, served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hubbell since January 2013. Mr. Nord joined Hubbell in 2005 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Hubbell, Mr. Nord held various senior financial positions at United Technologies Corporation, including Vice President and Controller as well as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation, one of its principal subsidiaries.

Abbie Smith

Ms. Abbie J. Smith is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Smith serves as the Boris and Irene Stern Distinguished Service Professor of Accounting at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Ms. Smith joined the faculty of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 1980 upon completion of her Ph.D. in Accounting at Cornell University. The primary focus of her research is corporate restructuring, transparency and corporate governance. She was nominated for a 2005 Smith Breeden Prize for her publication in The Journal of Finance and has received a Marvin Bower Fellowship from the Harvard Business School, a McKinsey Award for Excellence in Teaching and a GE Foundation Research Grant. The Board nominated Ms. Smith as a director because of her leadership experience and expertise in business, accounting and corporate governance, which the Board finds to be valuable skills that complement the other skills represented on our Board. In addition, Ms. Smith has an accomplished educational background with extensive academic and teaching experience in business, accounting and corporate governance. She also has experience as a director on global public company boards, including serving as lead independent director and member of audit and governance committees.

E. Smith

Ms. E. Follin Smith is Independent Director of the Company. Until May 2007, Ms. Smith served as the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of Constellation Energy Group, Inc., then the nation's largest competitive supplier of electricity to large commercial and industrial customers and the nation's largest wholesale power seller. Ms. Smith joined Constellation Energy Group as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer in June 2001 and was appointed Chief Administrative Officer in December 2003. Before joining Constellation Energy Group, Ms. Smith was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Armstrong Holdings, Inc., the global leader in hard-surface flooring and ceilings. Prior to joining Armstrong, Ms. Smith held various senior financial positions with General Motors, including Chief Financial Officer for General Motors’ Delphi Chassis Systems division. The Board nominated Ms. Smith as a director based on her leadership experience and expertise in finance, human resources, risk management, legal and information technology, which the Board finds to be valuable skills that complement the other skills represented on our Board. In addition, Ms. Smith has leadership experience serving as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of global public companies. She also has experience as a director on other global public company boards, including serving on audit, governance and risk committees.

Dmitri Stockton

Mr. Dmitri L. Stockton has been appointed Independent Director of the Company effective March 1, 2018. Mr. Stockton most recently served as Senior Vice President and Special Advisor to the Chairman of General Electric Company (GE) from 2016 until his retirement in 2017. GE is a multinational industrial company that provides power and water, aviation, oil and gas, healthcare, appliances and lighting, energy management, transportation and financial services. Mr. Stockton joined GE in 1987 and held various positions of increasing responsibility during his 30 year tenure. From 2011 to 2016, Mr. Stockton served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Asset Management, a global asset management company affiliated with GE, and as Senior Vice President of GE. From 2008 to 2011, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer for GE Capital Global Banking and Senior Vice President of GE in London, UK. He previously also served as President and Chief Executive Officer for GE Consumer Finance for Central and Eastern Europe. The Board nominated Mr. Stockton as a director because of his leadership experience and his expertise in risk management, governance, finance and asset management, which the Board finds to be valuable skills that complement the other skills represented on our Board. In addition, Mr. Stockton also has leadership experience in positions of executive oversight and senior management from his tenure at GE, as well as experience as a director on public company boards.

Robert Brunn

Mr. Robert Brunn is Vice President - Corporate Strategy & Investor Relations of the Company. In this new role, Mr. Brunn will continue to serve as the primary channel of communication with the equity analyst community while assuming responsibility for community and external affairs and the Ryder System Charitable Foundation. He will report to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Tracy Leinbach. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Brunn served as Ryder's Group Director of Investor Relations. In that role, he was responsible for disseminating information on a consistent basis to ensure the Company's compliance with established disclosure requirements. Earlier, Mr. Brunn served as Assistant Treasurer where he was responsible for Ryder's revolving credit facilities, asset-backed securitization financings, benefit plan investments and lease financing, as well as European, Canadian and Asian financing. Over the course of his 17-year career at Ryder, Mr. Brunn has held positions of increasing responsibility in finance, including Senior Manager of Product Pricing and Finance Director of Ryder Transportation Services for the Gulf States. Mr. Brunn holds a master of business administration degree in Finance/International Business from the University of Chicago and a bachelor of science degree in Finance from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He is a member of the National Investor Relations Institute. Mr. Brunn serves on the Board of Directors of the Humane Society of Greater Miami and has recently served on the Board of Goodwill Industries of South Florida.