Gerard E. HolthausNonexecutive Chairman of the Board
Gerry has extensive experience as an executive and director of public and private companies, particularly in the industrial services industry. He served as the nonexecutive chairman of the board of directors of Algeco Scotsman since April 2010, and he served as chief executive officer and executive chairman of Algeco Global after joining the company in October 2007. Gerry previously served as president, chief executive officer and executive chairman of Williams Scotsman International (NASDAQ: WLSC) from April 1997 until Algeco acquired the company in October 2007.
Gerry is the nonexecutive chairman and a member of the audit and compensation committees of FTI Consulting (NYSE: FCN), the nonexecutive chairman and a member of the nominating and compensation committee of The Baltimore Life Companies, and a trustee of Loyola University. Gerry previously served as a director and member of the audit, compensation and nominating committees of Neff Corporation (NASDAQ: NEFF), and a director and chair of the audit committee of BakerCorp International. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Loyola University, and he is a certified public accountant.Financial ExpertChairman of the Board
Mark S. Bartlett
Mark has extensive experience as an executive and director of public and private companies. He was a partner at Ernst & Young, serving as managing partner of the firm's Baltimore office and senior client service partner for the mid-Atlantic region before retiring in 2012. Mark, who enjoyed a 40-year career with Ernest & Young, has significant accounting and finance knowledge and experience.
Mark is a director and chairman of the audit committee of Rexnord Corporation (NYSE: RXN), and a director and member of the audit committee of FTI Consulting (NYSE: FCN). He is a director, a member of the executive compensation and management development committee, and chairman of the audit committee of T. Rowe Price Group (NASDAQ: TROW), and a director and member of the finance committee of The Baltimore Life Companies. Mark, a certified public accountant, holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from West Virginia University and attended the Executive Program at the Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University.Financial Expert
Gary is a partner at TDR Capital, LLP, a London-based private equity firm with more than €5 billion of committed capital. He has been a member of TDR’s investment team since joining the firm in June 2008, and he is actively involved in the day-to-day management of certain portfolio companies (including Algeco Scotsman). Before joining the firm, Gary worked in the chemicals and industrials investment banking teams at Citi and Bear Stearns in London and New York. He holds a master’s degree in finance with distinction from the University of Strathclyde and a master’s degree in chemistry, with first class honors, from the University of Edinburgh.
Rebecca L. Owen
Becky has extensive knowledge of, and executive leadership experience within, the commercial real estate industry. She is the founder and chairperson of Battery Reef, LLC, a commercial real estate investment and management company. Becky previously held senior leadership positions at Clark Enterprises, Inc., a private investment firm, and its affiliates for more than 20 years. Among other roles, she was the senior vice president of Clark Enterprises from 1995 to 2019, president of CEI Realty from 2015 to 2019, and chief legal officer of Clark Enterprises from 1995 until 2017.
Becky is a director of Jernigan Capital, Inc. (NYSE: JCAP), a leading capital partner for self-storage entrepreneurs nationwide, and she previously served as a director of Columbia Equity Trust (formerly NYSE: COE). Becky also serves as a director of Carr Properties, a private real estate investment trust, and as the chair of the Real Estate Investment Advisory Committee of ASB Capital, an institutional real estate investment firm. Becky received her law degree from The University of Chicago Law School and a bachelor of arts degree from Hamilton College.
Steve is a founding partner at TDR Capital, LLP, a London-based private equity firm with more than €5 billion of committed capital. He has more than 30 years of private equity, mezzanine and leveraged finance experience, and he is heavily involved with the day-to-day management of the firm’s investment portfolio. Steve was a managing partner at DB Capital Partners before co-founding TDR in 2002, and before that, he was a managing director of European Leveraged Finance at Merrill Lynch and a managing director of European Leveraged Finance at Bankers Trust. Steve, who sits on the board of directors for multiple TDR portfolio companies, holds a master’s degree in economics from Aberdeen University.
Fredric D. Rosen
Fred has been a member of our board of directors since September 2015, and he served on our audit committee prior to the business combination that formed WillScot Corporation in November 2017. He has served as president and chief executive officer of Red Carpet Entertainment Corp., an entertainment start-up company, since 2017. He was a principal and co-chief executive officer of Outbox Enterprises, LLC, which for a period comprised Outbox Technology, Cirque du Soleil and Anschutz Entertainment Group. Fred was previously chairman and chief executive officer of Stone Canyon Entertainment, and president and chief executive officer of Ticketmaster Group, Inc.
Fred is a director, chairman of the audit committee, and member of the compensation committee of Platinum Eagle Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: EAGL), a special purpose acquisition company, and a director of Exari Group, Inc., a private provider of cloud-based software for contract management. He is also a member of the board of trustees of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Fred holds a bachelor's of arts degree from Clark University and a law degree from Brooklyn Law School.
Jeff, who has extensive experience as an executive and director of public companies, has been a member of our board of directors since June 2015. He co-founded Double Eagle Acquisition Corp. (a special purpose acquisition company that combined with Williams Scotsman to become WillScot Corporation) and served as its president and chief executive officer from August 2015 through November 2017. Jeff also co-founded, among other ventures, Platinum Eagle Acquisition Corp. (a Nasdaq-listed special purpose acquisition company), Silver Eagle Acquisition Corp. (a special purpose acquisition company that combined with Videocon d2h), and Global Eagle Acquisition Corp. (a special purpose acquisition company that combined with a worldwide provider of media content, connectivity systems and operational data solutions to the travel industry). He has served as Platinum Eagle’s chief executive officer since December 2017, Silver Eagle’s president from April 2013 through March 2015, and Global Eagle’s president from February 2011 through January 2013. Jeff previously held executive positions with Paxson Communications Corporation, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony Corporation of America, and CBS Entertainment.
Jeff is a director of Platinum Eagle Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: EAGL), and director and member of the audit committee of Global Eagle Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEE). He previously served as a director, a member of the audit committee, and chairman of the nominating and corporate governance committee of Scripps Networks Interactive (NASDAQ: SNI), as a director and member of the audit and compensation committees of Starz, Inc. (NYSE: STRZA, STRZB), and as a director and audit committee member of Videocon d2h (NASDAQ: VDTH). He holds a bachelor's of arts degree from Harvard College and a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School.
Bradley L. Soultz
Brad is president and chief executive officer of WillScot Corporation, which was formed when Double Eagle Acquisition Corp. combined with Williams Scotsman in November 2017. He previously served as president and chief executive officer of Williams Scotsman, where he was responsible for the strategic and operational aspects of the company’s business in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Before joining Williams Scotsman in January 2014, Brad was chief commercial and strategy officer of Novelis, a $10 billion aluminum recycling and rolled products company with operations in 25 countries. He also managed various business units in Europe and North America after joining Novelis in 2005. Brad, who began his career with Cummins, holds a bachelor’s degree in agricultural engineering from Purdue University.