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CDK Global Inc (CDK.OQ)

CDK.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Leslie Brun

65 2014 Independent Chairman of the Board

Brian MacDonald

50 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Joseph Tautges

41 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Robert Karp

56 2016 President - CDK North America

Neil Packham

2017 President, CDK International

Amy Byrne

46 2017 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

Rajiv Amar

50 2016 Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Dean Crutchfield

56 2016 Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Scott Mathews

59 2016 Executive Vice President, North America Sales

Dan Flynn

47 2016 Executive Vice President - Business Transformation

Ron Frey

51 2017 Executive Vice President, Chief Global Strategy Officer

Jennifer Williams

43 2017 Principal Accounting Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Corporate Controller

Willie Deese

62 2014 Independent Director

Amy Hillman

52 2014 Independent Director

Eileen Martinson

63 2016 Independent Director

Stephen Miles

49 2014 Independent Director

Robert Radway

57 2014 Independent Director

Stephen Schuckenbrock

57 2016 Independent Director

Frank Sowinski

61 2014 Independent Director

Robert Tarkoff

48 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Leslie Brun

Mr. Leslie A. Brun is Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Brun has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SARR Group, LLC, an investment holding company, since 2006. In addition, he was formerly Managing Director and head of investor relations at CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC, a global private equity firm. He is also the founder and Chairman Emeritus of Hamilton Lane Advisors, a provider of asset management services for which he served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman from 1991 until 2005. From 1988 to 1991, he was Managing Director and co-founder of the investment banking group of Fidelity Bank in Philadelphia. Mr. Brun served as a director of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (“ADP”) from 2003 to 2015 and as ADP’s Chairman of the Board from 2007 to 2015. Mr. Brun has served as a director of Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (“Broadridge”), an investor communications and business process outsourcing provider, since 2007 and as Broadridge’s Chairman of the Board since 2011. He has served as a director of Merck & Co., Inc. (“Merck”), a health care company, since 2009 and lead director since 2016, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, a technology solutions provider, since 2015. He is also a director of NXT Capital, Inc., a private company. Mr. Brun is a former trustee of Widener University, the University at Buffalo Foundation, Inc. and The Episcopal Academy in Merion, Pennsylvania. Mr. Brun’s investment banking and leadership experience provide him with extensive financial and management expertise, and his directorships at other public companies have given him broad experience with governance and other issues facing public companies.

Brian MacDonald

Mr. Brian Patrick MacDonald is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Brian P. MacDonald has served as our President since January 1, 2016, as our Chief Executive Officer since March 8, 2016, and as a member of our Board of Directors since June 15, 2015. Prior to joining CDK, Mr. MacDonald served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hertz Rental Equipment Corporation from June 2014 to May 2015, and as interim Chief Executive Officer of Hertz Corporation from September 2014 to November 2014. Prior to Hertz, Mr. MacDonald served as President and Chief Executive Officer of ETP Holdco Corp., an entity formed following Energy Transfer Partners' $5.3 billion acquisition of Sunoco, Inc. in 2012, where Mr. MacDonald had served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer prior to ETP's acquisition of Sunoco. During his tenure at Sunoco, the company undertook a substantial restructuring to strengthen and transform the organization and better position it for growth. Sunoco exited unprofitable operations, significantly reduced costs, improved efficiencies, and refocused on established high-return businesses. Mr. MacDonald has also held executive management roles at Dell, General Motors Corporation, and Isuzu Motors Limited.

Joseph Tautges

Mr. Joseph A. Tautges is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the company. Joseph A. Tautges has served as our Executive Vice President since August 1, 2017 and will begin service as our Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer on August 9, 2017. Prior to joining CDK, Mr. Tautges served as Chief Financial Officer of the $18 billion Enterprise Services segment of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (“HPE”) from May 2014 to April 2017. While at HPE, he led a transformation initiative which enabled significant margin expansion and improved free cash flow resulting in the recent spin-merger of Enterprise Services with Computer Science Corporation to form the $26 billion DXC Technology Company. Prior to HPE, Mr. Tautges held various levels of increasing responsibility in both operations and financial management with Sears Holdings from 2011 to 2014 and Aon Hewitt from 2002 to 2011. Mr. Tautges is a Certified Public Accountant.

Robert Karp

Mr. Robert N. Karp is no longer President - CDK North America of the Company effective December 1, 2017. Robert N. Karp has served as our President, CDK North America since July 1, 2016. From the spin-off through June 30, 2016, Mr. Karp served as our President, Automotive Retail North America. Prior to the spin-off, Mr. Karp served as the Senior Vice President, North America Operations and Sales for Dealer Services division of ADP. Mr. Karp joined ADP Dealer Services in 1994. He has held a variety of roles within ADP Dealer Services, including Senior Vice President, eCommerce, Senior Vice President, North America Operations, Vice President, Strategic Accounts, Vice President, Alliance Segment, and Vice President, Client Relations. Prior to joining ADP Dealer Services, Mr. Karp held various general management and operations roles with IBM and PRC Corporation.

Neil Packham

Mr. Neil Packham is President, CDK International of the company. Neil Packham has served as our President, CDK International since January 18, 2017. Mr. Packham joined CDK in July 2013 as Vice President for CDK's UK region, which encompasses UK, Middle East, Ireland and Africa. Prior to joining CDK, Mr. Packham worked in the automotive, digital and software sectors working in a variety of business areas such as business development and strategy, sales and marketing, product development, and general management. He has held senior positions within a number of large corporations and start-ups.

Amy Byrne

Ms. Amy Byrne serves as Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Amy W. Byrne has served as our Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer since June 5, 2017. Prior to joining CDK, Ms. Byrne served as Vice President, Human Resources, Latin America for Avon Products from 2011 to 2016 and as Vice President, Corporate Human Resources and Global Compensation and Benefits from 2006 to 2011.

Rajiv Amar

Mr. Rajiv K. Amar is Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of the Company. Rajiv K. Amar has served as our Chief Technology Officer since April 14, 2016. Mr. Amar joined CDK in July 2014 as Division Vice President for Development. Prior to joining CDK, Mr. Amar was Senior Director of Research and Development for Sage Software Inc. from 2012 to 2014. He also previously held the role of Director of Product Development and Engineering with Serena Software Inc. from 2008 to 2012.

Dean Crutchfield

Mr. Dean Crutchfield is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of the Company. Dean Crutchfield has served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer since in June 8, 2016. Prior to joining CDK, Mr. Crutchfield served as the Chief Information Officer of Zebra Technologies from 2013 to 2016. He also previously held information technology leadership roles at Dell from 1999 to 2013.

Scott Mathews

Mr. Scott L. Mathews is Executive Vice President, North America Sales of the Company. Scott L. Mathews has served as our Executive Vice President, North America Sales since July 1, 2016. From the spin-off through June 30, 2016, Mr. Mathews served as our President, Digital Marketing. Prior to the spin-off, Mr. Mathews served as the Senior Division Vice President & General Manager for the Digital Marketing business of the Dealer Services division of ADP. Mr. Mathews joined the Dealer Services division of ADP in August 2010 following the acquisition of Cobalt Holding Company. Prior to joining the Dealer Services division of ADP, he served as Executive Vice President & General Manager of Cobalt from 2005 and as Cobalt’s Chief Operating Officer from 2002 to 2005.

Dan Flynn

Mr. Dan Flynn is re designated as President - CDK North America of the Company effective December 1, 2017. Dan Flynn has served as our Executive Vice President of Business Transformation since February 2, 2016. Prior to joining CDK, Mr. Flynn served as the Senior Vice President, North America Rent-A-Car Operations at Hertz from 2014 through 2016. He previously served as Regional Vice President, Southeast Region and Separation Management Office, for Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation. Mr. Flynn had extensive process and operational management responsibilities at Hertz, and led company-wide, Lean Six Sigma-based process improvement initiatives from 2007 to 2012 in various leadership roles.

Ron Frey

Mr. Ron L. Frey is Executive Vice President, Chief Global Strategy Officer of the company. Mr. Ron L. Frey has served as our Executive Vice President, Chief Global Strategy Officer since April 17, 2017. Prior to joining CDK, Mr. Frey served as Chief Strategy Officer for CU Direct Autonation from October 2016 through April 2017. In October 2015, Mr. Frey founded RL Frey, which provides consulting services to the automotive industry. From October 2007 through October 2015, Mr. Frey served as Chief Strategy Officer at Autonation. He is also a director of Dealer Tire since January 2017.

Jennifer Williams

Ms. Jennifer Williams is Principal Accounting Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Corporate Controller of the company. She has served as the Company's Vice President, Corporate Controller since September 2014. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Williams was the operational controller from February 2012 to August 2014, and the controller of the Military Systems and Supply Chain divisions from February 2009 to February 2012, for the Aviation business unit of General Electric. From February 2001 to February 2009, Ms. Williams held various controllership roles, most recently, assistant controller, corporate accounting, at Delphi Corporation. From December 1995 to February 2001, she was in various roles of increasing responsibility in the Audit and Business Advisory Services Division of Arthur Andersen LLP. Ms. Williams is a certified public accountant and holds a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Professional Accounting from Michigan State University.

Willie Deese

Mr. Willie A. Deese Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Deese has served as an independent director of DENTSPLY International Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of dental and other consumable healthcare products, since 2011 and Public Service Enterprise Group, a diversified energy company, since 2015. Mr. Deese served as an Executive Vice President of Merck from 2008 to 2016 and as President of the Merck Manufacturing Division from 2005 to 2016. Mr. Deese also served as Merck’s Senior Vice President of Global Procurement from 2004 to 2005. Prior to joining Merck, Mr. Deese served as Senior Vice President of Global Procurement and Logistics at GlaxoSmithKline and as Vice President of Purchasing, at Kaiser Permanente. In addition to his experience as a director of a publicly traded company, Mr. Deese brings to the Board substantial experience and expertise in both business transformation and complex international operations and management from his roles at Merck and GlaxoSmithKline.

Amy Hillman

Ms. Amy J. Hillman is an Independent Director of the Company. Since 2013, Ms. Hillman has served as the Dean of the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, where she has taught as a Professor since 2006 and as an Associate Professor from 2001 to 2006. She holds a PhD in Strategic Management and is a fellow of the Academy of Management. In addition to her management skills gained as the leader of one of the largest U.S. business schools, Ms. Hillman brings to the Board expertise in the areas of business strategy and corporate governance, on which she has taught, consulted with major corporations, and conducted research.

Eileen Martinson

Ms. Eileen J. Martinson is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Martinson has been Chief Executive Officer of Sparta Systems, a leading provider of enterprise-quality management software solutions, since 2011. Prior to joining Sparta Systems, she served as the Chief Operating Officer at Allscripts. Before Allscripts, she served as Executive Vice President of global sales, services, and support at Misys and served in various management positions at Oracle, SAP, Siebel Systems, Gartner, Ariba and Accenture. She has served as a director at AdvancedMD since March 2016 and Chair of the Board of Trustees at Philadelphia University since 2013. As a result of her current executive position at Sparta Systems, as well as her former positions as a senior executive at other technology and consulting organizations, Ms. Martinson provides the Board with extensive and relevant executive leadership, software, sales and service and technology industry experience.

Stephen Miles

Mr. Stephen A. Miles is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Miles has served as the founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Miles Group, a provider of global CEO and board consulting and advisory services (focused on the topics of succession, board and organizational effectiveness, and talent management), since 2012. Previously, Mr. Miles served as Vice Chairman, Leadership Advisory at Heidrick & Struggles, a global executive search and executive leadership consulting firm from 2010 to 2012 and as Managing Partner and Head, Leadership Advisory for Heidrick & Struggles from 2005 to 2010, where he was responsible for managing its global Leadership Advisory Services business. Mr. Miles specializes in CEO succession and brings to the Board substantial expertise in leadership selection, succession planning and organizational effectiveness from his roles at Heidrick & Struggles and The Miles Group.

Robert Radway

Mr. Robert E. Radway is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Radway has served as Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of NXT Capital, a privately held commercial finance company with approximately $6.5 billion in owned and managed assets, since 2010. From 2001 to 2008, Mr. Radway served as Managing Director and President of Merrill Lynch Capital, the commercial finance unit of Merrill Lynch Bank USA that, prior to its sale in 2008, had owned and managed assets in excess of $30 billion and approximately 550 employees. Prior to his service with Merrill Lynch Capital, Mr. Radway held senior positions with Heller Financial, Inc., including Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Development responsible for the company’s strategic planning, business development, and M&A worldwide. Mr. Radway’s roles as the chief executive of NXT Capital and as president of Merrill Lynch Capital have provided him with extensive executive management, operational, and business strategy experience. He brings to the board the ability to analyze and oversee financial reporting and performance, as well as expertise in capital markets and financing initiatives, corporate strategy, and human resource development and retention.

Stephen Schuckenbrock

Mr. Stephen F. Schuckenbrock is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Schuckenbrock has served as the Chief Executive Officer of CROSSMARK Inc., a leading provider of sales, marketing and merchandising services for manufacturers and retailers, since 2014. Prior to joining CROSSMARK, he was the CEO of Accretive Health, and prior to that held numerous leadership positions at Dell. His career also includes management positions at EDS, IBM, PepsiCo and Frito Lay. He is currently a director at Micro Focus International and has served on a number of boards, including Compuware, Staples, and AT Kearney. Mr. Schuckenbrock also serves on the advisory boards of Texas Christian University and Enactus, an international non-profit that inspires students to improve the world through entrepreneurial action. As a result of his current executive position at CROSSMARK Inc., as well as his former positions as a senior executive at other technology organizations and his significant board experience, Mr. Schuckenbrock provides the Board with extensive and relevant board, executive leadership, sales and marketing, and technology industry experience.

Frank Sowinski

Mr. Frank S. Sowinski is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Sowinski serves as the lead independent director and chair of the nominating and corporate governance committee of Buckeye GP LLC, general partner of Buckeye Partners, L.P., a publicly-traded master limited partnership that provides mid-stream energy logistics services. Since 2006, Mr. Sowinski has served as an operating executive for MidOcean Partners, a private equity firm that identifies, invests in, and manages portfolio companies focusing on business, information, and marketing services. In his capacity as an operating executive for MidOcean Partners, Mr. Sowinski previously served as Vice Chairman of The Allant Group, Inc. a marketing services group, and also previously served as Vice Chairman of Pre-Paid Legal Services, Inc. dba LegalShield, a specialized legal service products company. In 2002, he served as Chief Financial Officer of PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting, a global consulting firm. Previously, Mr. Sowinski spent 17 years with the Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, where he served in numerous positions including Chief Financial Officer of the Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, as well as Executive Vice President of Global Marketing and President of the D&B Operating Company. Mr. Sowinski’s numerous operating roles have provided him with broad managerial and operational expertise and a proven track record of achievement and business judgment. In addition, his extensive experience in financial management, including his roles as Chief Financial Officer of the Dun & Bradstreet Corporation and PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting, provide him with expertise in enterprise risk management, corporate financial management, and financial reporting.

Robert Tarkoff

Mr. Robert M. Tarkoff is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Tarkoff has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Lithium Technologies, a San Francisco-based computer software as a service (SaaS) platform leader in social customer solutions, since 2011. He was previously Senior Vice President and General Manager of Digital Enterprise Solutions at Adobe Systems, Inc., and prior to that served as Senior Vice President of Strategy, Ventures, and Mergers & Acquisitions. Prior to Adobe, he worked for EMC Corporation, serving as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Input Management Software business, the Senior Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions for EMC Software, and as the head of EMC's software outsourcing business. Prior to the acquisition of Documentum, Inc. by EMC, he was the Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of Documentum, where he was responsible for all strategic merger and acquisition activity, partner initiatives, indirect channel revenue, and product management. Before joining Documentum, Mr. Tarkoff was Executive Vice President at Commerce One, a business-to-business marketplace software solutions company. Prior to Commerce One, Mr. Tarkoff served as a securities associate at Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati. Mr. Tarkoff previously served on the boards of three publicly traded software companies; Onyx Software Corporation, Borland Software, and Advent Software. As a result of his current executive position at Lithium Technologies, as well as his former positions as a senior executive at other technology organizations, Mr. Tarkoff provides the Board with extensive and relevant executive leadership, worldwide operations and technology industry experience.