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AAR Corp (AIR.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

David Storch

67 2018 Chairman of the Board

John Holmes

42 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Sean Gillen

33 2019 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Eric Pachapa

46 2016 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller

Christopher Jessup

41 2017 Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer

Jessica Garascia

2020 General Counsel

H. John Gilbertson

63 2020 Director

Robert Leduc

64 2020 Director

Anthony Anderson

64 2012 Independent Director

Michael Boyce

72 2005 Independent Director

James Goodwin

75 2002 Independent Director

Patrick Kelly

64 2006 Independent Director

Duncan McNabb

67 2017 Independent Director

Peter Pace

74 2012 Independent Director

Jennifer Vogel

57 2016 Independent Director

Marc Walfish

67 2003 Independent Director

Ronald Woodard

76 2004 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

David Storch

Mr. David P. Storch serves as Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is Chairman of the Board of AAR CORP. since 2005. Chief Executive Officer from 1996 to May 31, 2018 and President from 1989 to 2007 and 2015 to June 2017. The Board of Directors concluded that Mr. Storch should serve as a director of the Company based on his positions as Chairman of the Board and previously as Chief Executive Officer of the Company, his leadership and management skills, his understanding of the Company’s businesses gained during his 40-year career with the Company and his knowledge of the commercial aviation and government/defense markets.

John Holmes

Mr. John M. Holmes serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Holmes President and Chief Executive Officer of AAR CORP. since June 1, 2018. President and Chief Operating Officer from June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2018. From 2015 to June 1, 2017, Chief Operating Officer of the Aviation Services business group of AAR CORP. From 2012 to 2015, Group Vice President, Aviation Services – Inventory Management and Distribution; and prior thereto, General Manager and Division President of AAR Allen Asset Management.

Sean Gillen

Mr. Sean M. Gillen serves as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of the Company. Mr. Gillen is Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, having served in that capacity since January 2019. Prior to joining AAR, Mr. Gillen was Vice President and Treasurer of USG Corporation since 2017. Prior to USG, Mr. Gillen spent nine years in investment banking with Goldman Sachs, most recently as a Vice President in their Global Industrials Group.

Eric Pachapa

Mr. Eric S. Pachapa serves as Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller of the Company. Mr. Pachapa previously served as Controller since October 2015 and Senior Director of Accounting and Reporting since April 2014. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Pachapa was with Glanbia plc from 2011 to 2014, and with Ernst & Young LLP from 1996 to 2011.

Christopher Jessup

Mr. Christopher A. Jessup serves as Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer of the Company. Mr. Jessup is Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer, having served in that capacity since June 2017. Mr. Jessup previously served as Chief Commercial Officer for the Company's Aviation Services segment since February 2015, and prior to that, he served in various capacities within the Company's Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul business. Prior to joining the Company in 2008, Mr. Jessup was Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Avborne Heavy Maintenance, Inc. in Miami, Florida.

Jessica Garascia

Ms. Jessica A. Garascia serves as General Counsel of the Company. Garascia joins AAR from USG Corporation where she served as Deputy General Counsel responsible for overseeing all M&A activity, compliance, corporate governance, securities law and NYSE compliance. Garascia began her career as an attorney with the law firm of Jenner & Block. She holds a bachelor's degree from Oberlin College and a juris doctorate from Indiana University law school.

H. John Gilbertson

Mr. H. John Gilbertson Jr. serves as Director of the Company. Until 2012, Mr. Gilbertson served as a strategic and financial advisor to clients of Goldman Sachs for 27 years as a Managing Director and as Partner-in-Charge of investment banking services for the Midwest Region. Before joining the firm in 1987, he held roles at Morgan Stanley, Bain & Company and Chase Manhattan Bank. He serves on the Board of Directors of Dover Corporation, a publicly traded company, and Meijer Inc., a privately held company.

Robert Leduc

Mr. Robert F. Leduc serves as Director of the Company. Mr. Leduc recently retired as president of Pratt & Whitney, a role he held since January 2016. Previously he served in a number of senior executive roles for more than 38 years at United Technologies Corporation., including president of Sikorsky Aircraft. He began his career in aerospace engineering at Pratt & Whitney, holding roles of increasing leadership responsibility in program management, strategy and customer support before being named Senior Vice President, Engine Programs & Customer Support in 1995. In 2000, he was appointed President of Large Commercial Engines and Chief Operating Officer. He is a member of the board of the Connecticut Science Center, and he established the Robert and Jeanne Leduc Center for Civic Engagement at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. He earned a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from Southeastern Massachusetts University (now UMass Dartmouth) and an honorary doctorate in business from the University of Massachusetts.

Anthony Anderson

Mr. Anthony K. Anderson serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is an independent business consultant. From 2006 to April 2012, Vice Chair and Managing Partner of Midwest Area at Ernst & Young LLP (a global accounting firm). Prior thereto, Mr. Anderson served in various management positions during a 35-year career with Ernst & Young LLP.

Michael Boyce

Mr. Michael R. Boyce serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is Chairman and Managing Director of The Peak Group (an operating and acquisition company) and retired Chairman of the Board of PQ Corporation (a specialty chemicals and catalyst company). From 2015 to 2018, Chairman of the Board of PQ Corporation. From 2005 to 2015, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PQ Corporation.

James Goodwin

Mr. James E. Goodwin Jr. serves as Independent Director of the Company. He was Lead Director of Federal Signal Corporation (a safety and security products manufacturer), From 2016 to April 2019. From 2009 to 2016, Chairman of Federal Signal Corporation. From 2007 to 2008, Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Federal Signal Corporation. From 2001 to 2007, an independent business consultant. From 1999 to 2001, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of UAL, Inc. and United Airlines, Inc., from which he retired after 34 years.

Patrick Kelly

Mr. Patrick J. Kelly serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is Managing Director of KMK & Associates, LLC (a private equity firm with interests in companies operating in the food, distribution, technology, financial services, real estate and energy industries), Since 1986.

Duncan McNabb

Gen. (Retd.) Duncan J. McNabb serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Ares Mobility Solutions Inc, Since 2011. (a privately-held logistics business); General, U.S. Air Force (Retired) after 37 years of active commissioned service. Former Commander, U.S. Air Mobility Command, 33rd Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force and Former Commander of US TRANSCOM.

Peter Pace

Gen. (Retd.) Peter Pace serves as Independent Director of the Company. He was General, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired). From 2005 to 2007, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He is Director of Qualys, Inc. He was Director of Laserlock Technologies, Inc., Pike Electric Corp., Textura Corporation and Wi2Wi Corporation. The Board of Directors concluded that General Pace should serve as a director of the Company based on his leadership and management skills and experience from over 40 years of service with the United States Marine Corps, culminating in his appointment as the 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (the most senior position in the United States Armed Forces), where he served from 2005 to 2007 as the principal military adviser to the President, the Secretary of Defense, the National Security Council and the Homeland Security Council, his understanding of the government and defense markets, and his current and prior service as a director of other public companies.

Jennifer Vogel

Ms. Jennifer L. Vogel serves as Independent Director of the Company. She is co-founder and owner of InVista Advisors, an advisory firm focused on legal department effectiveness, leadership, compliance, crisis readiness and risk management. From 2003 to 2010, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer of Continental Airlines, Inc.

Marc Walfish

Mr. Marc Jay Walfish serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is founding Partner of Merit Capital Partners (a mezzanine investor company), Since 2003. From 1991 to 2003, partner at William Blair Mezzanine Capital Partners. From 1978 to 1991, various positions at Prudential Capital Corporation, most recently as Senior Vice President.

Ronald Woodard

Mr. Ronald B. Woodard serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is retired Chairman of MagnaDrive, Inc. (an industrial torque transfer equipment company, which he co-founded following his retirement from The Boeing Company after 32 years of service), Since 2014. From 1995 to 1998, President of the Boeing Commercial Airplane Group. From 1991 to 1994, Vice President and General Manager of the Renton Division of Boeing Commercial Aircraft. From 1987 to 1991, President of de Havilland Aircraft. Prior to that, Vice President and General Manager of the Materiel Division of Boeing Commercial Aircraft, and various other management positions.

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