Edition:
India

Greenbrier Companies Inc (GBX.N)

GBX.N on New York Stock Exchange

28.76USD
11 Aug 2020
Change (% chg)

$0.03 (+0.10%)
Prev Close
$28.73
Open
$29.20
Day's High
$29.76
Day's Low
$28.65
Volume
148,386
Avg. Vol
151,372
52-wk High
$34.30
52-wk Low
$12.90

Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

William Furman

75 2019 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Lorie Tekorius

52 2019 President, Chief Operating Officer

Adrian Downes

56 2019 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Brian Comstock

57 2018 Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Alejandro Centurion

63 2015 Executive Vice President, President - Global Manufacturing Operations

Mark Rittenbaum

62 2018 Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial and Leasing Officer

Martin Baker

63 2008 Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel

Anne Manning

56 2007 Vice President, Corporate Controller

Duane McDougall

68 2015 Lead Independent Director

Wendy Teramoto

45 2019 Director

Thomas Fargo

71 2015 Independent Director

Wanda Felton

61 2017 Independent Director

Graeme Jack

69 2006 Independent Director

David Starling

69 2017 Independent Director

Charles Swindells

77 2005 Independent Director

Donald Washburn

75 2004 Independent Director

Kelly Williams

55 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

William Furman

Mr. William A. Furman serves as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Furman has served as a member of the Board since 1981 and as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer since 1994. He has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors since January 2014 and previously served as the Company’s President from 1994-2019. Mr. Furman has been associated with the Company and its predecessor companies since 1974. Prior to 1974, Mr. Furman was Group Vice President for the Leasing Group of TransPacific Financial Corporation. Earlier he was General Manager of the Finance Division of FMC Corporation. Mr. Furman formerly served as a director of Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc., a steel recycling and manufacturing company. As a founder of the Company, Mr. Furman brings executive management and railcar industry experience to the Board as well as historical perspective on the Company’s origins and evolution.

Lorie Tekorius

Ms. Lorie L. Tekorius is President, Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Ms. Tekorius has served as Chief Operating Officer since August 2018 and was promoted to President in August 2019. Ms. Tekorius has served in various management positions for the Company since 1995, most recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and prior to that, as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Adrian Downes

Mr. Adrian J. Downes serves as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. Mr. Downes has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer since joining the Company in March 2013. Mr. Downes was promoted to Acting Chief Financial Officer in August 2018 and was promoted to Chief Financial Officer in May 2019.

Brian Comstock

Mr. Brian J. Comstock serves as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing of the Company. He held this position since April 2018. Mr. Comstock has served in various management positions for the Company since 1998, most recently as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Commercial, Americas.

Alejandro Centurion

Mr. Alejandro A. Centurion serves as Executive Vice President, President - Global Manufacturing Operations of the Company. He held this position since January 2015. Mr. Centurion has served in various management positions for the Company since 2005, most recently as President of North American Manufacturing Operations.

Mark Rittenbaum

Mr. Mark J. Rittenbaum serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial and Leasing Officer of the Company. Mr. Rittenbaum has served in various management positions for the Company since 1990, most recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Martin Baker

Mr. Martin R. Baker serves as a Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel of the Company. He held this position since joining the Company in May 2008. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Baker was Corporate Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation.

Anne Manning

Ms. Anne T. Manning serves as a Vice President, Corporate Controller of the Company. She held this position since November 2007. Ms. Manning has served in various financial management positions for the Company since 1995.

Duane McDougall

Mr. Duane Charles McDougall serves as Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. McDougall has served as a member of the Board since 2003 and as Lead Director since 2014. Mr. McDougall served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Boise Cascade, LLC, a privately held manufacturer of wood products, from December 2008 to August 2009. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Willamette Industries, Inc., an international forest products company, from 1998 to 2002. Prior to becoming President and Chief Executive Officer, he served as Chief Accounting Officer during his 23-year tenure with Willamette Industries, Inc. He also served as Chairman of the Board of Boise Cascade until April 2015 and still serves as a director on the Board and also serves as a Director of StanCorp Financial Group, which was acquired in March 2016 by a Japanese company, Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company. Mr. McDougall has also served as a Director of several non-profit organizations. Mr. McDougall brings executive leadership and accounting and financial reporting expertise to the Boa

Wendy Teramoto

Ms. Wendy L. Teramoto is Director of the Company. Ms. Teramoto has been a senior investment management professional with an affiliate of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited since 2018. From 2017 to 2018, she served in a senior capacity at the United States Department of Commerce. Until 2017, Ms. Teramoto was a Managing Director and a senior investment management professional, and a founding partner, at a New York based private equity firm affiliated with Invesco Ltd. Ms. Teramoto has served as a board member for several companies in the transportation sector. In addition to serving on many private boards, Ms. Teramoto previously served on the Greenbrier Board from 2009 to 2017, and on the board for Navigator Holdings Ltd. from 2014 to 2017. Ms. Teramoto brings investment management and financial expertise, and experience with manufacturing and other heavy industry companies to the Board.

Thomas Fargo

Adm. Thomas B. Fargo serves as an Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a member of the Board since 2015. Admiral Fargo is a retired military commander with subsequent private sector experience in maritime and other transportation industries. As commander of the U.S. Pacific Command from 2002 until 2005, Admiral Fargo led the world’s largest unified command while directing the joint operations of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force. In this role Admiral Fargo acted as U.S. military representative for collective defense arrangements in the Pacific, ultimately responsible to the President and the Secretary of Defense through the chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff. Admiral Fargo’s naval career included six tours in Washington, D.C. and extensive duties in the Pacific, Indian Ocean and Middle East including serving as Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and Commander of the Naval Forces of the Central Command. Admiral Fargo serves as Chairman of Huntington Ingalls Industries, America’s largest military shipbuilder, and on the Boards of Directors for Hawaiian Electric Industries and Matson, and is the Chairman of USAA, which is a private company. Previously, he served on the Boards of Northrop Grumman Corporation, Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. and Hawaiian Airlines. Admiral Fargo brings executive leadership, operational and international expertise to the Board.

Wanda Felton

Ms. Wanda F. Felton serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Felton has served as a member of the Board since 2017. Ms. Felton has over 30 years of financial industry experience in commercial and investment banking. Ms. Felton was a Presidential Appointee, twice confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve on the board of the Export Import Bank of the United States as Vice Chair of the Board and First Vice President from June 2011 to November 2016. In that role, she was on a team of economic deputies that advised the National Security Staff and the President’s Export Council. Ms. Felton was actively engaged in helping U.S. companies penetrate international markets and develop pragmatic financing solutions to win sales. Ms. Felton had oversight responsibility for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer and enterprise risk management functions, and served on the bank’s credit committee, which is responsible for approving debt financings over $10 million for a broad range of financing types across a range of industries. A significant portion of such financings supported the export of U.S.-manufactured transportation equipment, including rail equipment and aircraft, to emerging markets. Ms. Felton serves as a Trustee of The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Ms. Felton brings her significant prior experience with emerging markets business development and capital raising to the Board.

Graeme Jack

Mr. Graeme Allan Jack serves as an Independent Director of the Company. He has served as a member of the Board since 2006. He is a retired partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Hong Kong. Mr. Jack is an independent non-executive director of COSCO Shipping Development Company Limited and the trustee manager of Hutchison Port Holdings Trust and Hutchison China Meditech Limited. Mr. Jack brings accounting and financial reporting expertise to the Board as well as extensive experience in international business transactions in Asia generally and in China in particular.

David Starling

Mr. David L. Starling serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Starling has served as a member of the Greenbrier Board of Directors since 2017. Mr. Starling also serves as Chairman of the Board of Ports America, the largest port and terminal operator in the United States. Additionally, Mr. Starling is a Senior Advisor for Oaktree Infrastructure Fund, with nearly $2.5 billion assets under management, and a part of Oaktree Capital Management. The Fund invests in companies that provide products and services to support infrastructure assets. Previously, Mr. Starling served as Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Kansas City Southern (KCS), a Class I railroad, from 2010 to 2016. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of KCS from 2008 to 2010. Prior to that, he was Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kansas City Southern de Mexico. Mr. Starling has served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Panama Canal Railway Company and Panarail and on the Board of Ferrellgas partners LP from 2014 to 2017. Before joining KCS, Mr. Starling served as President and Director General of Panama Canal Railway Company from 1999 through 2008. Mr. Starling’s more than 40 years of operating experience provides Greenbrier’s Board with unique railroading expertise in both North America and international markets.

Charles Swindells

Mr. Charles J. Swindells serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Swindells has served as a member of the Board since 2005. He also provides consulting services to the Company on international projects. Mr. Swindells is currently engaged as an advisor to Bessemer Trust, an independent provider of investment management and wealth planning to families and individuals. Mr. Swindells served as the Vice Chairman, Western Region of U.S. Trust, Bank of America, Private Wealth Management from August 2005 to January 2009. Mr. Swindells served as United States Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa from 2001 to 2005. Before becoming Ambassador, Mr. Swindells was Vice Chairman of US Trust Company, N.A.; Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Capital Trust Management Corporation; and Managing Director/Founder of Capital Trust Company. He also served as Chairman of World Wide Value Fund, a closed-end investment company listed on the NYSE. Mr. Swindells was one of five members on the Oregon Investment Council overseeing the $20 billion Public Employee Retirement Fund Investment Portfolio and was a member of numerous non-profit boards of trustees, including serving as Chairman of the Board for Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. Mr. Swindells brings financial and global business expertise to the Board.

Donald Washburn

Mr. Donald Arthur Washburn J.D. serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Washburn is a private investor. Mr. Washburn served as Executive Vice President of Operations of Northwest Airlines, Inc., an international airline, from 1995 to 1998. Mr. Washburn also served as Chairman and President of Northwest Cargo from 1997 to 1998. Prior to becoming Executive Vice President, he served as Senior Vice President for Northwest Airlines, Inc. from 1990 to 1995. Mr. Washburn served in several positions from 1980 to 1990 for Marriott Corporation, an international hospitality company, most recently as Executive Vice President. He also previously served on the boards of Key Technology, Inc. and Amedisys, Inc., and served as a trustee of LaSalle Hotel Properties as well as privately held companies and non-profit corporations. Mr. Washburn received his BBA, cum laude, from Loyola University of Chicago, an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and a J.D., cum laude, from Northwestern University’s Pritzker School of Law. He has continued his professional education in business and law attending Harvard Business School, Stanford Law School, Kellogg School of Management, Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania and industry seminars, including the Boardroom Summit and Stanford Director’s College. Mr. Washburn brings executive management and operational expertise to the Board.

Kelly Williams

Ms. Kelly Marie Williams J.D. serves as Independent Director of the Company.D serves as Independent Director of the Company. serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Williams has served as a member of the Board since 2015. Ms. Williams was founder, Managing Director and Global Head of The Customized Fund Investment Group (CFIG), a part of Credit Suisse Group AG that was a global specialist in private markets investing and managed assets of $30bn, until she led its sale in 2014. After the sale of CFIG, she remained as President through 2015 and then as Senior Advisor until 2019. Ms. Williams and her partners founded The Customized Fund Investment Group in 1999 at The Prudential Insurance Company of America and moved the business to Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette in 2000 where it was subsequently part of the sale to Credit Suisse Group AG. Ms. Williams joined Prudential in 1993 from Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy where she specialized in global project finance. Ms. Williams is the CEO of The Williams Legacy Foundation. She is a director of Grasshopper Bank. She is the Chair of the board of the Nantucket Historical Association and the Vice Chair of the Board of Commissioners of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and serves on the boards of a number of non-profits. She has been recognized for her leadership and public service and was named one of The Most Powerful Women in Finance by American Banker magazine from 2011-2014. Ms. Williams brings executive management, financial and investment expertise to the Board.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

William Furman

7,851,450

Lorie Tekorius

2,366,110

Adrian Downes

1,092,290

Brian Comstock

1,607,060

Alejandro Centurion

2,485,500

Mark Rittenbaum

2,258,310

Martin Baker

1,560,550

Anne Manning

--

Duane McDougall

323,328

Wendy Teramoto

57,716

Thomas Fargo

258,328

Wanda Felton

245,828

Graeme Jack

273,328

David Starling

243,328

Charles Swindells

348,328

Donald Washburn

253,328

Kelly Williams

417,081
As Of  31 Aug 2019