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CSG Systems International Inc (CSGS.OQ)

CSGS.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Donald Reed

74 2010 Independent Chairman of the Board

Bret Griess

50 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Rolland Johns

49 2019 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Kenneth Kennedy

49 2017 Executive Vice President, President of Technology and Product

Brian Shepherd

51 2017 Executive Vice President, Group President

David Schaaf

49 2019 Chief Accounting Officer

Haiyan Song

2020 Director

David Barnes

57 2014 Independent Director

Ronald Cooper

62 2006 Independent Director

Marwan Fawaz

56 2016 Independent Director

Rajan Naik

47 2018 Independent Director

Janice Obuchowski

67 1997 Independent Director

Frank Sica

68 1994 Independent Director

Donald Smith

76 2002 Independent Director

James Unruh

78 2005 Independent Director

Liz Bauer

Senior Vice President, Chief Communications and Investor Relations Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Donald Reed

Mr. Donald Bruce Reed is a Independent Chairman of the Board of Csg Systems International Inc. Mr. Reed is presently retired. He served as CEO of Cable & Wireless Global from 2000 to 2003. Cable & Wireless Global, a subsidiary of Cable & Wireless plc, is a provider of Internet Protocol (“IP”) and data services to business customers in the U.S., United Kingdom, Europe, and Japan. From June 1998 until May 2000, Mr. Reed served Cable & Wireless in various other executive positions. Mr. Reed’s career includes 30 years at NYNEX Corporation (now part of Verizon), a regional telephone operating company. From 1995 to 1997, Mr. Reed served NYNEX Corporation as President and Group Executive with responsibility for directing the company’s regional, national, and international government affairs, public policy initiatives, legislative and regulatory matters, and public relations. Mr. Reed holds a B.A. degree in History from Virginia Military Institute.

Bret Griess

Mr. Bret C. Griess is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Griess currently serves as our President and CEO. He joined the Company in 1996 and held a variety of positions in Operations and Information Technology, until being appointed Executive Vice President of Operations in February 2009, Chief Operations Officer in March 2011, and President in June 2015. In January 2016, Mr. Griess was appointed President and CEO and a member of our Board. Mr. Griess holds an M.A. degree in Management and a B.S. degree in Management from Bellevue University in Nebraska, and an A.A.S. degree from the Community College of the Air Force.

Rolland Johns

Mr. Rolland B. Johns is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of the Company. He serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for CSG. Mr. Johns joined CSG as Chief Accounting Officer in 2013. He was named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in May 2018. Prior to joining CSG, he was audit partner at KPMG and held other accounting-related positions at KPMG. Mr. Johns is a member of the AICPA and the Nebraska Society of Certified Public Accountants. He holds a B.S. degree in Accounting from the University of San Diego.

Kenneth Kennedy

Mr. Kenneth M. Kennedy is Executive Vice President, President of Technology and Product of the company. He was named President of Technology and Product in October 2017. In this position, he oversees all product development, product management, platform architecture and operations across CSG’s solutions portfolio. His expertise and vision contribute to new innovations that enable CSG’s clients to have more agile and dynamic operations. Prior to this role, Mr. Kennedy served as CSG’s Executive Vice President of Product Development from 2016 to 2017. Prior to this role, he served as CSG’s Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Product Management, Development and Operations from 2006 to 2016, managing CSG’s software development organization and implementing technology initiatives for CSG’s product offerings. Prior to CSG, Mr. Kennedy was one of the original founders of Telution where he served as Vice President of Software Development and Professional Services from 1998 to 2006. Prior to Telution, Mr. Kennedy worked at Andersen Consulting where he was responsible for developing highly-scalable distributed software solutions for the manufacturing, financial services, and communications industries. Mr. Kennedy received a Bachelor of Business Administration and Management Information Systems from the University of Notre Dame. .

Brian Shepherd

Mr. Brian A. Shepherd is Executive Vice President, Group President of the company. He joined CSG in 2016. He was named Executive Vice President and Group President of CSG in October 2017. In this position, he leads the profit and loss organization for the entire global organization. Prior to this role, Mr. Shepherd served as Executive Vice President and President of Global Broadband, Cable and Satellite Business from 2016 to 2017, where he focused on accelerating the growth and strategic direction of CSG’s global broadband, cable and direct broadcast satellite business. Mr. Shepherd is an international business expert with strong management, customer relationship, global sales, strategy and corporate growth experience. In previous executive roles at companies such as TeleTech, Amdocs, DST Innovis, and McKinsey & Company, Mr. Shepherd built a successful history of helping companies drive and achieve their strategic growth initiatives. With more than 15 years in the cable and communications industries, he has built wide and deep relationships with C-Suite leaders, decision-makers and policy influencers who have shaped these industries globally. Mr. Shepherd graduated Magna cum laude in Economics from Wabash College and received a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School.

David Schaaf

Mr. David N. Schaaf is Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. Mr. Schaaf joined CSG in 2002 and has held a variety of management positions in Accounting, Treasury, Finance, and Corporate Development, most recently as Senior Vice President – Finance and Treasurer. Prior to CSG, Mr. Schaaf was a manager of International Tax at Arthur Andersen LLP where he served on several large public and private engagements in various industries across the globe. Mr. Schaaf is a graduate of the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

Haiyan Song

Ms. Haiyan Song serves as Director of the Company. Ms. Song currently serves as senior vice president and general manager of security markets for Splunk Inc., where she is responsible for product management, sales, engineering and professional services. Splunk is a publicly held company whose technology platforms are designed to investigate, monitor, analyze and act on data at any scale. Prior to joining Splunk, Song held various business and engineering roles at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, SenSage, Inc. and Omniva Policy Systems. She serves on the board of directors for LLamasoft, a supply chain management software provider. Among several notable achievements, the San Francisco Business Times recently honored her as one of the “Most Influential Women in Tech” this past year.

David Barnes

Mr. David G. Barnes is an Independent Director of CSG Systems International, Inc., effective February 6, 2014. Mr. Barnes served as Executive Vice President, Global Operations of Stantec Inc., a publicly traded global provider of engineering, consulting, and construction services from 2016 through 2018. From 2009 through 2016, he served as Executive Vice President and CFO of MWH Global Inc., an employee-owned engineering and construction firm. MWH Global Inc. was acquired by Stantec Inc. in 2016. From 2006 to 2008, he was Executive Vice President of Western Union Financial Services. From 2004 to 2006, Mr. Barnes served as CFO of Radio Shack Corporation, and from 1999 to 2004, he was Vice President, Treasurer, and U.S. CFO for Coors Brewing Company. Mr. Barnes holds an M.B.A. degree from the University of Chicago and a B.A. degree from Yale University.

Ronald Cooper

Mr. Ronald H. Cooper is an Independent Director of CSG Systems International Inc. Mr. Cooper is presently retired. He most recently served as the President and CEO of Clear Channel Outdoor Americas, Inc. (an outdoor advertising company) from 2009 through 2012. Prior to this position, he was a Principal at Tufts Consulting LLC from 2006 through 2009. Previously, he spent nearly 25 years in the cable and telecommunications industry, most recently at Adelphia Communications where he served as President and COO from 2003 to 2006. Prior to Adelphia, Mr. Cooper held a series of executive positions at AT&T Broadband, RELERA Data Centers & Solutions, MediaOne and its predecessor Continental Cablevision, Inc. He has served on various boards of directors and committees with the National Cable Television Association, California Cable & Telecommunications Association, Cable Television Association for Marketing, New England Cable Television Association, and Outdoor Advertising Association of America. Mr. Cooper holds a B.A. degree from Wesleyan University.

Marwan Fawaz

Mr. Marwan H. Fawaz is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Fawaz is currently an Executive Advisor to Google and Alphabet Inc., after joining Alphabet as the CEO of Nest Labs, Inc. With more than 30 years of experience in the media, cable, telecommunications, and broadband industries, Mr. Fawaz offers a wealth of knowledge and expertise, developed from his time as Executive Vice President and CEO of Google/Motorola Mobility from 2012 to 2013 and Executive Vice President of Strategy and Operations and Chief Technology Officer of Charter Communications from 2006 to 2011. In addition, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Adelphia Communications from 2003 to 2006 and held leadership positions for other cable industry companies such as MediaOne, among others. He was the founder and principal of Sarepta Advisors, a strategic advisory and consulting group supporting the technology, media, and telecommunications industries. He holds an M.S. degree in Electrical and Communication Engineering and a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering, both from California State University at Long Beach.

Rajan Naik

Dr. Rajan Naik is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Naik currently serves as Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer for Motorola Solutions, Inc., where he is responsible for the corporate strategy organization, chief technology office, venture capital portfolio, and competitive and market intelligence. Motorola Solutions creates mission-critical communication solutions, including devices, networks, software, services, and video. Prior to joining Motorola Solutions, Dr. Naik held the role of Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), a provider of high-performance computing, graphics and visualization technologies. From 2000 to 2012, Dr. Naik was a Partner at McKinsey & Company in the technology/media/telecom practice. He holds a BSc. degree in Engineering from Cornell University and a Ph.D. degree in Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Janice Obuchowski

Amb. Janice I. Obuchowski is an Independent Director of Csg Systems International Inc., since November 1997. Ms. Obuchowski is the founder and President of Freedom Technologies, Inc. (a firm providing public policy, strategic, and engineering advice to companies in the communications sector, government agencies, and international clients), a position she has held since 1992. In 2003, Ms. Obuchowski was appointed by President George W. Bush to serve as Ambassador and Head of the U.S. Delegation to the World Radiocommunication Conference. She has served as Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information at the Department of Commerce, Administrator for the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (“NTIA”), and as the head of international government relations at NYNEX Corporation. Ms. Obuchowski currently serves as a director on the board for Inmarsat plc. She also has served on several non-profit and other publicly traded company boards. She holds a J.D. degree from Georgetown University and a B.A. degree from Wellesley College, and also attended the University of Paris.

Frank Sica

Mr. Frank V. Sica is an Independent Director of CSG Systems International Inc., since its formation in 1994. Mr. Sica has been a Partner of Tailwind Capital (a private equity firm) since 2006. He currently serves as a director on the boards of JetBlue Airways, Kohl’s Corporation, and Safe Bulkers, Inc. Mr. Sica holds an M.B.A. degree from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and a B.A. degree from Wesleyan University.

Donald Smith

Mr. Donald V. Smith is an Independent Director of CSG Systems International Inc. Mr. Smith is presently retired. Previously, he served as Senior Managing Director of Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin, Inc., an international investment banking firm with whom he had been associated from 1988 through 2009 and where he served on the board of directors. From 1978 to 1988, he served as a Principal with Morgan Stanley & Co. Inc., where he headed the company’s valuation and reorganization services. He also serves on the board of directors of several non-profit organizations. Mr. Smith holds an M.B.A. degree from the Wharton Graduate School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. degree from the United States Naval Academy.

James Unruh

Mr. James A. Unruh is an Independent Director of CSG Systems International Inc., since June 2005. Mr. Unruh became a founding Principal of Alerion Capital Group, LLC (a private equity investment company) in 1998 and currently holds such position. Mr. Unruh was an executive with Unisys Corporation (a global information technology company) from 1987 to 1997, including serving as its Chairman and CEO from 1990 to 1997. From 1982 to 1986, Mr. Unruh held various executive positions, including Senior Vice President–Finance and CFO with Burroughs Corporation, a predecessor of Unisys Corporation. Prior to 1982, Mr. Unruh was CFO with Memorex Corporation and also held various executive positions with Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation, including CFO. Mr. Unruh formerly served as director on the boards for Tenet Healthcare Corporation and Prudential Financial, Inc. during the past five years. He holds an M.B.A. degree from the University of Denver and a B.S. degree from the University of Jamestown.

Liz Bauer

Ms. Liz Bauer serves as Senior Vice President of Investor Relations and Strategic Communications of Csg Systems International Inc. She is responsible for investor relations and corporate communications initiatives, including all internal and external communications activities, shareholder relations and activities with the financial community. Since joining the company in 1995, Bauer has implemented a number of key initiatives and was instrumental in repositioning the company following an ownership change. She works closely with other members of CSG's leadership team on orchestrating internal and external communications activities around the rollout of new services, product offerings and other corporate milestones. Prior to joining CSG, Bauer served as president of Bauer, Kahler, Morse Communications, a business-to-business marketing and communications agency. Bauer has also held positions in several marketing and public relations agencies in Omaha, various research, implementation, and planning projects. She holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Creighton University.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Donald Reed

239,000

Bret Griess

6,536,380

Rolland Johns

1,421,230

Kenneth Kennedy

2,343,090

Brian Shepherd

2,438,850

David Schaaf

--

Haiyan Song

--

David Barnes

205,000

Ronald Cooper

205,000

Marwan Fawaz

189,000

Rajan Naik

151,500

Janice Obuchowski

199,000

Frank Sica

189,000

Donald Smith

189,000

James Unruh

189,000

Liz Bauer

--
As Of  31 Dec 2018