|AECOM filed this Form DEF 14A on 01/23/2019|
|AECOM filed this Form DEF 14A on 01/23/2019|
Ms. Griego brings executive management experience and expertise in government relations and public policy through her government appointments and service on not-for-profit boards. Her service on the boards of a number of large companies, including her prior service as the Independent Chair of Southwest Water Company, provides our Board with insight regarding corporate governance matters, which is a key area of focus in today's corporate environment.
Steven A. Kandarian, 66, was nominated to our Board in January 2019. Since 2012, Mr. Kandarian has served as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of MetLife, Inc., a leading financial services company providing insurance, annuities, and asset management. Effective April 30, 2019, he will be retiring from his positions with MetLife, Inc. He was named President and Chief Executive Officer in 2011 and served as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer from 2005 to 2011. Mr. Kandarian has also served as an executive director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation from 2001 to 2004, as the founder of Orion Partners, LP from 1993 to 2001, as the founder of Eagle Capital Holdings from 1990 to 1993 and as a managing director of Lee Capital Holdings from 1984 to 1990. Mr. Kandarian currently serves as a director of ExxonMobil and MetLife, Inc. Mr. Kandarian is also a board member of Neuberger Berman, Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation and the Partnership for New York City. He is a member of the Business Council and the Business Roundtable.
Mr. Kandarian brings executive management, financial, government relations and public policy experience. In addition, due to his experience as the Chief Executive Officer of a public company, Mr. Kandarian brings corporate governance, corporate strategy, stockholder relations and regulatory expertise.
Dr. Robert J. Routs, 72, was appointed to our Board in December 2010. From 2004 until his retirement in 2008, Dr. Routs served as Executive Director, U.S. downstream operations, of Royal Dutch Shell plc, part of a global group of energy and petrochemical companies, and as Chairman of Shell Canada. Prior to that time, he served as Group Managing Director for oil products and refining from 2003 to 2004; President and Chief Executive, Shell Oil Products U.S. from 2002 to 2003; and President and Chief Executive, Equilon Enterprises LLC, a Shell-Texaco joint venture, from 2000 to 2002. Dr. Routs began his career at Royal Dutch Shell in 1971, serving in regional manufacturing and global general manager positions throughout his tenure. Dr. Routs currently serves as a director at AP Moller-Maersk, ATCO Ltd. and Royal DSM N.V. Dr. Routs previously served as a director of Royal KPN until 2014 and AEGON N.V. until 2018.
Dr. Routs was appointed to our Board for his global energy sector leadership as well as his operating and board experience. These qualifications provide our Board with valuable international business experience and knowledge, which is particularly relevant in light of the global scope of the Company's operations.
Clarence T. Schmitz, 70, was named to our Board in June 2014. He served as Chairman, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Outsource Partners International Inc., a provider of finance, accounting and analytics outsourcing services, until its sale in June 2011. He was previously Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Jefferies Group Inc. from January 1995 to January 2000. He held a number of leadership positions at KPMG LLP from June 1970 to January 1995, including National Managing Partner, and served on its Board of Directors and Management Committee. Mr. Schmitz has served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the CureSearch for Children's Cancer and on the Board of Trustees of The City of Hope.
Mr. Schmitz brings to our Board an extensive career in the professional services industry that spans four decades, with significant financial and global experience as an executive and board member.
Douglas W. Stotlar, 58, was appointed to our Board in October 2014 in connection with AECOM's acquisition of URS Corporation. He previously served as a director of URS Corporation from March 2007 until AECOM's acquisition of URS in October 2014. Mr. Stotlar served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Con-way Inc., a transportation and logistics company (previously known as CNF Inc.), from April 2005 until October 2015. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Con-way Transportation Services Inc., a regional trucking subsidiary ("CTS"), from 2004 until 2005. Mr. Stotlar also served as CTS' Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2002 until 2004, and as CTS' Executive Vice President of Operations from 1997 until 2002. He served as Vice President at large and was a member of the executive committee of the American Trucking Association and as a director for the Detroit branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Mr. Stotlar currently serves on the Board of Directors of Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. and LSC Communications, Inc. In addition, he serves on the board of a not-for-profit organization.