James F. Earl

Director since 2012

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James F. Earl was appointed as a Director of the Company in July 2012.

Mr. Earl previously served as Executive Vice President of GATX Corporation (“GATX”), one of the world’s leading railcar and locomotive leasing companies. Mr. Earl served as an executive with GATX since 1988, as Executive Vice President from 2006 until his retirement on March 1, 2018, and as President of the GATX Rail International business segment and CEO of American Steamship Company (a division of GATX) from 2012 until his retirement on March 1, 2018. Prior to GATX, Mr. Earl held management positions with two railroad companies, Soo Line Railroad and Southern Pacific Transportation Company. He is a past recipient of the Norman W. Seip Award for Industry Excellence in the rail finance industry.

Mr. Earl serves on the Board of Directors of Textainer Group Holdings Ltd., where he is a member of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee.