corporate governance

corporate governance

Jack M. Greenberg

Mr. Greenberg has served on our Board since October 2005 and is currently Chairman. Mr. Greenberg also currently serves as the Chairman of The Western Union Company. Mr. Greenberg retired as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of McDonald's Corporation, a publicly-traded global food service retailer, at the end of 2002. He had served as McDonald's Chairman since May 1999 and as its Chief Executive Officer since August 1998. Mr. Greenberg served as McDonald's President from August 1998 to May 1999, and as its Vice-Chairman from December 1991 to August 1998. Mr. Greenberg also served as Chairman, from October 1996, and Chief Executive Officer, from July 1997, of McDonald's USA until August 1998. Before joining McDonald’s, Mr. Greenberg was a partner and Director of Tax Services for both the Midwest Region and Chicago office of Arthur Young & Company, and served on the firm’s management committee. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Illinois CPA Society and the Chicago Bar Association. Mr. Greenberg is a director of The Allstate Corporation, The Western Union Company, Hasbro, Inc., Quintiles Transactional and Manpower Inc. Mr. Greenberg’s civic involvement includes service as the Chairman of the Metropolitan Pier 6 Exposition Authority (MPEA), the public agency which owns McCormick Place and Navy Pier, and service on the board of Choose Chicago, DePaul University, where he previously served as Chairman, The Institute of International Education, Metropolis Strategies, an affiliate of the Chicago Community Trust, the Field Museum and Navy Pier, Inc. Mr. Greenberg is a graduate of DePaul University's School of Commerce and School of Law. Mr. Greenberg’s various leadership positions, including Chief Executive Officer of a major global corporation, bring to the Board extensive management experience and economics expertise and strengthens the Board’s global perspective. In addition to Mr. Greenberg’s significant public company experience, he is a certified public accountant and an attorney, which provides additional value and perspective to the Board.

Charles K. Bobrinskoy

Mr. Bobrinskoy has served on our Board since August 2008. Mr. Bobrinskoy is currently Vice Chairman, Head of Investment Group at Ariel Investments, a global financial institution. Additionally, he is a Portfolio Manager of Ariel Focus Fund, a concentrated portfolio investing in mid-to-large cap companies. Prior to Ariel, Mr. Bobrinskoy spent 21 years as an investment banker at Salomon Brothers, a global financial institution, and its successor company, Citigroup, a global financial institution, where he held many leadership positions, most recently Managing Director and Head of North American Investment Banking Branch Offices. In addition to his work at Ariel, Mr. Bobrinskoy serves on the boards of the Museum of Science and Industry, La Rabida Children’s Foundation, the Big Shoulders Fund, and Lakeshore Athletic Club. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago, a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and is a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Duke University and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Mr. Bobrinskoy’s extensive financial knowledge obtained through his various leadership positions within global financial institutions brings valuable perspectives to the Company in connection with its financial strategies and reporting, particularly in his role as Chairman and financial expert of the Board’s Audit Committee.

Lindsay Y. Corby
Lindsay Corby has served on our Board since July 2018. Ms. Corby is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Byline Bank (NYSE: BY), a role she has held since July 2015. Ms. Corby joined Byline in June 2013, serving as Chief Administrative Officer until July 2015. From February 2011 to June 2013, Ms. Corby served as a Principal at BXM Holdings, Inc., an investment fund specializing in community bank investments. Prior to joining BXM Holdings, Ms. Corby was a Vice President of Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., an investment bank. From 2012 to 2016, Ms. Corby also served as a Director on the Board of QCR Holdings, Inc., a public bank holding company. Ms. Corby holds a master’s degree in accounting and a bachelor’s degree in accounting and Spanish from Southern Methodist University. She is also a Registered Certified Public Accountant. Ms. Corby’s financial acumen and experience as a chief financial officer and her service on the board of a public company provides the Board and Audit Committee with valuable knowledge and insight on financial strategies, reporting, and controls.
David Fisher

Mr. Fisher has served on our Board since November 2011. Mr. Fisher is currently Chief Executive Officer of Enova International, Inc., a global consumer lending company. He has served as Enova’s Chief Executive Officer since January 2013. From September 2011 through February 2012, Mr. Fisher served as both President of optionsXpress online brokerage, which was acquired by The Charles Schwab Corporation, a leading provider of financial services, in September 2011, and as Senior Vice President of Derivatives at The Charles Schwab Corporation. From 2007 until the acquisition, Mr. Fisher served as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the optionsXpress Board of Directors. Mr. Fisher is a member of the Board of Directors of GrubHub, Inc. and serves as chairman of its audit committee and a member of its compensation committee. From January 2008 through October 2011, Mr. Fisher served as a member of the Board of Directors of CBOE Holdings, Inc. From 2001 through 2004, Mr. Fisher served as Chief Financial Officer at Potbelly Sandwich Works. Mr. Fisher also served as Chief Financial Officer of RBC Mortgage from 2000 through 2001 and of Prism Financial from December 1998 through January 2001. Mr. Fisher received his bachelor's degree in Finance from the University of Illinois at Champaign and his Juris Doctor from Northwestern University School of Law. Mr. Fisher’s experience as Chief Executive Officer of a public company and his previous years of service as the Chief Financial Officer of several organizations provides valuable financial knowledge and valuable insight on reporting to the Board as well as to the Company’s Audit Committee on which he serves.

Adam J. Gutstein
Adam J. Gutstein has served on our Board since October 2018. Mr. Gutstein previously served as Vice Chairman at PricewaterhouseCoopers US (“PwC”), a professional services firm, from June 2012 through September 2018 and led PwC’s Eastern Region from June 2016 through September 2018. He had joined PwC in 2010 and became a member of the US Advisory Leadership Group where he held various roles, including leading the integration of Diamond Management & Technology Consultants and other large transactions, leading the firms’ Management Consulting practice, and serving as a Director of PwC Hispanic America Advisory. From April 2006 to November 2010, Mr. Gutstein served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Diamond Management & Technology Consultants, Inc., and a member of the board of directors of Diamond, and from March 1994 to March 2006, he served as Vice President and Partner of that company. At times during his tenure as CEO and a board member of Diamond, Mr. Gutstein served on the boards of two other public companies, HealthAxis and InnerWorkings. Before joining Diamond as a founding partner in 1994, Mr. Gutstein was an officer of Technology Solutions Company, and he began his career at Andersen Consulting. Mr. Gutstein holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Haverford College. Mr. Gutstein’s experience at PwC and Diamond leading global teams to deliver client and shareholder value through growth strategies, improving operations, and capitalizing on technology provides valuable knowledge and operational strategy insight to the Company.
Julie M. Howard

Ms. Howard has served on our Board since October 2012. Ms. Howard is currently the Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of Navigant Consulting, Inc. Prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer of Navigant Consulting in March 2012, Ms. Howard served as President beginning in 2006 and Chief Operating Officer beginning in 2003. Ms. Howard is a member of the Board of Directors for Kemper Corporation and serves on its Audit, Compensation and Nominating and Governance Committees. She also serves on the Foundation Board for Lurie Children’s Hospital. Ms. Howard is a founding member of the Women’s Leadership and Mentoring Alliance. Ms. Howard holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Wisconsin. She has also participated in Harvard Business School Executive Education programs and completed the Corporate Governance program at Stanford University. Ms. Howard’s business experience and involvement with strategic and operational programs, development of growth and profitability initiatives and regular interaction with a wide range of corporate constituents contributes unique perspectives and skill sets to the Board in its oversight of the Company’s business and its respective strategic initiatives.

Kirt P. Karros
Kirt P. Karros has served on our Board since August 2019. Mr. Karros has served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Treasurer at Hewlett Packard Enterprise since November 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Karros performed a similar role at Hewlett Packard Co., as well as leading Investor Relations, from May 2015 to October 2015. Previously, Mr. Karros served as a Principal and Managing Director of Research for Relational Investors LLC, an investment manager, from 2001 to May 2015. Prior to joining Relational in 1997, Mr. Karros was a Tax Manager at Arthur Andersen LLP, primarily providing tax consulting to public and private entities. From August 2013 to May 2015, Mr. Karros served on the Board of Directors of PMC-Sierra, Inc., a semiconductor company, including on its compensation committee. Mr. Karros holds a master’s degree in accounting and bachelor’s degree in business administration (summa cum laude) from San Diego State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds the professional designation of Chartered Financial Analyst. Mr. Karros’ financial expertise and his shareholder perspective enable him to offer valuable contributions in his service to the Board as well as the Compensation Committee.
Rich Stoddart
Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Stoddart was Global President of Leo Burnett Worldwide and served as the chief executive officer of one of the world's largest and most awarded global advertising agencies. Before that he ran Leo Burnett North America for 11 years as Chief Executive Officer and President. In these roles, Mr. Stoddart oversaw a period of significant growth as the agency expanded relationships with existing clients, added new clients and top industry talent. He was also responsible for developing and integrating the agency's shopper, digital, and mobile technology capabilities to deliver seamless cross-platform solutions for clients. Mr. Stoddart began his career in 1985 at Leo Burnett and has also served in managerial positions at Fallon, headquartered in Minneapolis, as well as the Ford Motor Company. Mr. Stoddart served as the chairman of the American Advertising Federation from 2013-2015, and has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Hasbro Corporation since 2014
Marc Zenner
Marc Zenner has served on our Board since August 2019. Until his retirement in September 2017, Mr. Zenner was Global co-head of Corporate Finance Advisory within J.P. Morgan’s Investment Bank, where he was a managing director from 2007 to 2017. Before joining J.P. Morgan, Mr. Zenner was managing director and Global Head of the Financial Strategy Group (FSG), the corporate finance advisory group within the Investment Banking Division of Citi’s Global Markets. Prior to his career in investment banking, Mr. Zenner was the Chairman of the Finance and Economics Area and a Professor of Finance at the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. Mr. Zenner received an undergraduate degree in business engineering from the Katholieke Universiteit in Leuven, Belgium, an MBA from City University in London,, and a Ph.D. in Financial Economics from Purdue University. Mr. Zenner currently serves on the board of directors of Sentinel Energy Services Inc. where he is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and OneSpan Inc. where he is a member of the Audit Committee, Compensation Committee and Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. Mr. Zenner also provides strategic advice to various public and private companies. We believe that Mr. Zenner’s background in corporate finance provides valuable insights to the Company.