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Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Inc (AAWW.OQ)

AAWW.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Flynn

66 2019 Chairman of the Board

John Dietrich

55 2020 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Spencer Schwartz

53 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

James Forbes

62 2020 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Adam Kokas

48 2014 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Michael Steen

53 2010 Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer

Keith Mayer

55 2018 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller

Duncan McNabb

67 2019 Lead Independent Director

Timothy Bernlohr

61 2006 Independent Director

Charles Bolden

73 2017 Independent Director

Bobby Griffin

71 2016 Independent Director

Carol Hallett

82 2006 Independent Director

Jane Lute

63 2018 Independent Director

Sheila Stamps

62 2017 Independent Director

John Wulff

71 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

William Flynn

Mr. William J. Flynn serves as Chairman of the Board of the Company since August 2019. He served as our Chief Executive Officer from June 2006 to December 2019 and as our President from June 2006 to July 2019. Mr. Flynn has 43 years of experience in international supply chain management and freight transportation. Prior to joining us, Mr. Flynn served as President and Chief Executive Officer of GeoLogistics Corporation from 2002 where he led a successful turnaround of the company’s profitability and the sale of the company in September 2005. Prior to his tenure at GeoLogistics, Mr. Flynn served as Senior Vice President at CSX Transportation from 2000 to 2002. Mr. Flynn spent over 20 years with Sea-Land Service, Inc., a global provider of container shipping services, serving in roles of increasing responsibility in the U.S., Latin America, and Asia. He ultimately served as head of the company’s operations in Asia. Board Skills and Qualifications: Capital Structure; Civil and Governmental Aviation; Corporate Governance; Finance, Accounting and Risk Management; Global Operations; International Trade; Legal, Regulatory and Government Affairs; Mergers and Acquisitions; Military Affairs; Current/Previous Senior Executive Experience; Supply Chain and Procurement; Public-Company Board Experience; Sales and Marketing; Strategic Planning; Transportation and Security.

John Dietrich

Mr. John W. Dietrich serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He became our President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2020. He was also elected to our Board of Directors at such time. Prior to January 2020, he served as our President and Chief Operating Officer from July 2019 and our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from September 2006. During the period of March 2003 to September 2006, Mr. Dietrich held a number of senior executive positions in the Company, including Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Human Resources Officer, Corporate Secretary, head of the Corporate Communications function, and President of Atlas Air, Inc. Mr. Dietrich joined Atlas in 1999 as Associate General Counsel. Prior to joining us, he was a litigation attorney at United Airlines from 1992 to 1999, where he focused on employment and commercial litigation issues. He also serves as Chairman of the National Defense Transportation Association, a director of Airlines for America, and a director of the National Air Carrier Association. Mr. Dietrich earned a Bachelor's of Science degree from Southern Illinois University and received his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from the University of Illinois at Chicago John Marshall Law School. He is a member of the New York, Illinois and Colorado Bars.

Spencer Schwartz

Mr. Spencer Schwartz serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He has been Executive Vice President since January 2014 and Chief Financial Officer since June 2010. Prior to January 2014, he was Senior Vice President from June 2010. Prior to June 2010, he was our Vice President and Corporate Controller from November 2008. Mr. Schwartz joined us from MasterCard Incorporated, where he was employed for over 12 years and served as Group Head of Global Risk Management; Senior Vice President and Business Financial Officer; Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer; and Vice President of Taxation. Prior to joining MasterCard, Mr. Schwartz held financial positions of increasing responsibility with Price Waterhouse LLP (now PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP) and Carl Zeiss, Inc. Mr. Schwartz earned a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from The Pennsylvania State University and a Master's degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in management, with honors, from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business. He is a certified public accountant.

James Forbes

Mr. James Anthony Forbes serves as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company since January 2020. He also serves as Executive Vice president and Chief Operating Officer of Atlas Air, Inc. and Southern Air, Inc. Prior to January 2020, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Southern Air, Inc. from April 2016. Mr. Forbes has over 30 years of aviation operating experience, including more than 20 years with the Company. He joined us in 1997 as Senior Director of Ground Operations, where he helped construct the global infrastructure upon which we have grown. He became Vice President, Worldwide Ground Operations in 2001, overseeing station operations for all of Atlas Air, Inc. and Polar Air Cargo, Inc. In 2008, Mr. Forbes was named Senior Vice President for System Performance and Quality at Polar, where he led the transformation of an all-cargo network into a leading on-time express operation that supports DHL’s worldwide air network. He held that position until April 2016 when he was transferred to Southern Air to lead that company’s operations.

Adam Kokas

Mr. Adam R. Kokas serves as Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Prior to January 2014, he was Senior Vice President from October 2006. Mr. Kokas joined us from Ropes & Gray LLP, where he was a partner in their Corporate Department, focusing on general corporate, securities, transactions and business law matters. Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Mr. Kokas was a partner at Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, where he joined as an associate in 2001. At both Kelley Drye and Ropes & Gray, Mr. Kokas represented us in a variety of matters, including corporate finance and merger and acquisition transactions, corporate governance matters, securities matters, and other general corporate issues. Mr. Kokas earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University and is a cum laude graduate of the Boston University School of Law, where he was an Edward M. Hennessey scholar. Mr. Kokas is a member of the New York and New Jersey Bars. Mr. Kokas has also been the Chairman of the Board of the Cargo Airline Association (a non-profit trade organization) since June 2011.

Michael Steen

Mr. Michael T. Steen serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer of the Company since November 2010. In addition, he was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Titan Aviation Holdings, Inc. effective October 2014. Prior to November 2010, he was our Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer from April 2007. Mr. Steen joined us from Exel plc where he served as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Mr. Steen led the sales and marketing activities for Exel Freight’s management and technology sector. Following Exel’s acquisition by Deutsche Post World Net, he held senior-level positions with the merged company in global supply chain logistics. Prior to joining Exel, he served in a variety of roles with KLM Cargo over 11 years, including Vice President of the Americas, Head of Global Sales and Marketing for the Logistics Unit and Director of Sales for EMEA. Mr. Steen is a Director for CHC Helicopter since May 2017 and is the Vice Chairman for IATA’s Cargo Committee. Mr. Steen earned a degree in economic science from Katrinelund in Gothenburg, Sweden, and is an alumnus of the Advanced Executive Program at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Keith Mayer

Mr. Keith H. Mayer serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller of the Company. Prior to January 2018, he was Vice President since November 2010. Mr. Mayer joined us from PepsiCo, Inc. (“PepsiCo”). In his most recent role at PepsiCo, he served as Chief Financial Officer of an international coffee partnership between PepsiCo and Starbucks Corporation. Mr. Mayer also served PepsiCo in a variety of roles since 1999, including Director of External Reporting, Assistant Controller for PepsiCo International, Senior Group Manager of Financial Accounting for Frito-Lay North America, and Group Manager of Technical Accounting. Prior to joining PepsiCo, Mr. Mayer held financial positions of increasing responsibility with Coopers & Lybrand LLP (now PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP). Mr. Mayer earned a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from the University of Bridgeport where he graduated magna cum laude. He is a certified public accountant.

Duncan McNabb

Gen. (Retd.) Duncan J. McNabb serves as Lead Independent Director of the Company. U.S. Air Force, served as Commander of the United States Air Mobility Command from 2005 to 2007 and Commander of the United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) from 2008 until his retirement from the Air Force in December 2011. USTRANSCOM is the single manager for air, land, and sea transportation for the Department of Defense (DOD). He also served as DOD's Distribution Process Owner, overseeing DOD's end-to-end supply chain, transportation, and distribution to our armed forces worldwide. Mr. McNabb commanded more than $56 billion in strategic transportation assets, over 150,000 service personnel and a worldwide command-and-control network. A graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and Air Force pilot, he flew more than 5,600 hours in transport and rotary aircraft, including the C-17. Mr. McNabb has held command and staff positions at squadron, group, wing, major command and DOD levels. During his over 37-year military career, Mr. McNabb also served as the Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans and Programs with responsibility for all Air Force programs and over $500 billion in funding over the Air Force's Five-Year Defense Plan (FYDP). He later served as Director of Logistics on the Joint Staff and was responsible for operational logistics and strategic mobility support to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs and the Secretary of Defense. Before his final command at USTRANSCOM, Mr. McNabb served as the 33rd Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force.

Timothy Bernlohr

Mr. Timothy J. Bernlohr serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is the founder and managing member of TJB Management Consulting, LLC, which specializes in providing project-specific consulting services to businesses in transformation, including restructurings, interim executive management and strategic planning services (TJB Management Consulting is a privately held business). Mr. Bernlohr founded the consultancy in 2005. Mr. Bernlohr was President and Chief Executive Officer of RBX Industries, Inc., which was a nationally recognized leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of rubber and plastic materials to the automotive, construction, and industrial markets, until it was sold in 2005. Prior to joining RBX in 1997, Mr. Bernlohr spent 16 years in the International and Industry Products divisions of Armstrong World Industries, where he served in a variety of management positions.

Charles Bolden

Maj. Gen. (Retd.) Charles F. Bolden Jr. serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is Retired, U.S. Marine Corps, served as the 12th Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) from July 2009 to January 2017. As Administrator, he led a nationwide NASA team to advance the missions and goals of the U.S. space program. Mr. Bolden's 34-year career with the U.S. Marine Corps also included 14 years as a member of NASA's Astronaut Office. After joining the Office in 1980, Mr. Bolden traveled to orbit four times aboard the space shuttle between 1986 and 1994, commanding two of the missions and piloting two others. His flights included deployment of the Hubble Space Telescope and the first joint U.S.-Russian shuttle mission, which featured a cosmonaut as a member of his crew. Mr. Bolden left NASA in 1994 and returned to the operating forces of the Marine Corps. His final duty was as Commanding General of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Miramar, Calif.

Bobby Griffin

Mr. Bobby J. Griffin serves as Independent Director of the Company. He has served as President — International Operations for Ryder System, Inc., a global provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain management solutions from 2005 to 2007. Beginning in 1986, Mr. Griffin served in various other management positions with Ryder, including as Executive Vice President — International Operations from 2003 to 2005 and Executive Vice President — Global Supply Chain Operations from 2001 to 2003. Prior to Ryder, Mr. Griffin was an executive at ATE Management and Service Company, Inc., which was acquired by Ryder in 1986. Board Skills and Qualifications: Corporate Governance; Current/Previous Senior Executive Experience; Global Operations; International Trade; Mergers and Acquisitions; Public-Company Board Experience; Supply Chain and Procurement; Strategic Planning; Transportation and Security.

Carol Hallett

Ms. Carol B. Hallett serves as Independent Director of the Company. She has been of counsel at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce since 2003 and served as a member of the U.S. Chamber Foundation Board of Directors from 2003 to 2015. From 1995 to 2003, Ms. Hallett was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the nation's oldest and largest airline trade association, now known as the Airlines for America (A4A). Prior to joining the ATA, Ms. Hallett served as senior government relations advisor with Collier, Shannon, Rill & Scott from 1993 to 1995. From 2003 to 2004, she was chair of Homeland Security at Carmen Group, Inc., where she helped develop the homeland security practice for the firm. From 1986 through 1989, Ms. Hallett served as United States Ambassador to the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. From 1989 to 1993, she was Commissioner of the United States Customs Service. Board Skills and Qualifications: Civil and Governmental Aviation; Global Operations; International Trade; Legal, Regulatory and Government Affairs; Military Affairs; Supply Chain and Procurement; Public-Company Board Experience; Strategic Planning; Transportation and Security.

Jane Lute

Ms. Jane H. Lute Ph.D. serves as Independent Director of the Company. She is the President and CEO of SICPA North America, a private company that specializes in providing solutions to protect the integrity and value of products, processes, and documents. Ms. Lute also serves as Special Advisor to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, where she has held several positions in peacekeeping and peace building. Previously, Ms. Lute served as Deputy Secretary for the U.S. Department of Homeland Secretary from 2009-2013. She also served as Chief Executive Officer of the Center for Internet Security (CIS), an operating not-for-profit organization and home of the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), providing cybersecurity services for state, local, tribal and territorial governments. Ms. Lute has served on several international commissions focused on cybersecurity and the future of the Internet. She began her distinguished career in the United States Army and served on the National Security Council staff under both Presidents George H.W. Bush and William Jefferson Clinton. Ms. Lute holds a Ph.D. in political science from Stanford University and a J.D. from Georgetown University. She is a member of the Virginia bar. Board Skills and Qualifications: Cybersecurity and Information Technology; Corporate Governance; Global Operations; Legal, Regulatory and Government Affairs; Military Affairs; Current/Previous Senior Executive Experience; Public-Company Board Experience; Transportation and Security.

Sheila Stamps

Ms. Sheila A. Stamps serves as Independent Director of the Company. She has a diversity of strategic and financial experience including governance oversight of aviation businesses. She previously served as Executive Vice President at DBI, LLC, a private mortgage investment company, from 2011 to 2012. She served from 2008 to 2011 as Director of Pension Investments and Cash Management at New York State Common Retirement Fund, and from 2004 to 2005 as a Fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University. Prior to this, Ms. Stamps served as a Managing Director and Head of Relationship Management, Financial Institutions at Bank of America. From 1982 to 2003, she held a number of executive positions both domestic and international with Bank One Corporation (now JPMorgan), including Managing Director and Head of European Asset-Backed Securitization and a member of the EMEA Strategic Operating Committee. Ms. Stamps holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a CERT Certificate in Cybersecurity from Carnegie Mellon. Board Skills and Qualifications: Capital Structure; Corporate Governance; Cybersecurity and Information Technology; Finance, Accounting and Risk Management; Mergers and Acquisitions; Regulatory and Government Affairs; Sales and Marketing; Strategic Planning; Current/Previous Senior Executive Experience; Public-Company Board Experience.

John Wulff

Mr. John K. Wulff serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is the former Chairman of the board of directors of Hercules Incorporated, a specialty chemicals company, a position he held from July 2003 until Ashland Inc.'s acquisition of Hercules in November 2008. Mr. Wulff was previously Chief Financial Officer of Union Carbide Corporation, a chemical and polymers company, from 1996 to 2001. During his 14 years at Union Carbide, he also served as Vice President and Principal Accounting Officer from January 1989 to December 1995, and Controller from July 1987 to January 1989. Mr. Wulff was also a partner of KPMG LLP and predecessor firms from 1977 to 1987. Board Skills and Qualifications: Finance, Accounting and Risk Management; Current/Previous Senior Executive Experience; Governmental and Regulatory; Capital Structure; Corporate Governance; Global Operations; Mergers and Acquisitions; Public-Company Board Experience; Strategic Planning.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

William Flynn

7,745,320

John Dietrich

4,528,500

Spencer Schwartz

3,805,220

James Forbes

--

Adam Kokas

3,775,870

Michael Steen

4,313,190

Keith Mayer

--

Duncan McNabb

242,027

Timothy Bernlohr

235,527

Charles Bolden

212,527

Bobby Griffin

215,527

Carol Hallett

236,527

Jane Lute

215,527

Sheila Stamps

212,527

John Wulff

218,527
As Of  31 Dec 2019