Board of Directors
  • Mark S. Bartlett

    Principal Occupation and Business Experience

    Mr. Bartlett is a former partner of Ernst & Young LLP and has served as a Director since November of 2017. He joined the accounting firm in 1972 and worked there until his retirement in 2012, serving as managing partner of the firm’s Baltimore office and senior client service partner for the mid-Atlantic region. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

    Other Public Company Directorships in the Last 5 Years

    • FTI Consulting, Inc.
    • Rexnord Corporation
    • T Rowe Price Group, Inc

     

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  • Sara R. Dial

    Principal Occupation and Business Experience

    Ms. Dial served as a Director of the Mobile Mini Board since August 2014 and continues in this capacity for WillScot Mobile Mini. Ms. Dial is President and CEO of Sara Dial & Associates, a global economic development and government relations consulting firm and has previously served as a director of the Arizona Department of Commerce. Ms. Dial also currently serves as lead director of Grand Canyon Education, Inc. and a member of the Advisory Board of BBVA Compass Bank in Phoenix, Arizona. In 2019, Ms. Dial became an NACD Board Leadership Fellow. She is active in many local and national philanthropic boards including experience as Chairman of Valley Youth Theater and Chairman of Social Venture Partners Arizona, a charitable foundation using a venture capital approach to giving. Prior to her work in the public sector, Ms. Dial worked in the investment banking industry. She is a graduate of Stanford University with a B.A. degree in international relations. Ms. Dial’s breadth of dealings with both businesses and governmental agencies brings a unique perspective to our Board.

    Other Public Company Directorships in the Last 5 Years

    • Grand Canyon Education, Inc. – Lead Independent Director
     
    Independent Director
  • Jeffrey S. Goble

    Principal Occupation and Business Experience

    Jeffrey S. Goble served as a Director of the Mobile Mini Board since February 2006 and continues in this capacity for WillScot Mobile Mini. Mr. Goble is CEO and Founder of Providien, LLC, which supplies contract manufacturing services to the medical device and biotech industries. He is also CEO of Access Scientific, LLC, a manufacturer of specialty vascular access devices. From 2003 to 2010, Mr. Goble was President of Medegen, Inc., which developed and manufactured specialty infusion therapy medical devices and provided contract-manufacturing services for medical device and pharmaceutical original equipment manufacturers. From 2001 to 2003, Mr. Goble was Medegen’s Corporate Vice President of Strategic Business Development. Medegen was founded when Mr. Goble, along with other Medegen executives, executed a management-led buy-out of certain operations of The Tech Group Inc. (“The Tech Group”) in 2001. Before co-founding Medegen as an independent company, Mr. Goble was Vice President-General Manager of The Tech Group’s North American contract manufacturing division. Mr. Goble joined The Tech Group in 1996 as Vice President-General Manager and established its Customer/Engineering Center. Prior to 1996, Mr. Goble held various marketing and operational management positions in the general merchandise distribution industry. He holds a B.S. degree in Political Science from Arizona State University. Mr. Goble adds business, financial and organizational skills, manufacturing experience and entrepreneurial perspective to our Board.

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  • Gerard E. Holthaus

    Principal Occupation and Business Experience

    Mr. Holthaus serves as the Lead Independent Director of WillScot Mobile Mini. He served as Non-Executive Chairman of WillScot Corp. from November of 2017 up an until its merger with Mobile Mini and is the former Non-Executive Chairman of Algeco Scotsman Global S.á.r.l. (April 2010-November 2017), the leading global provider of modular space solutions. He previously served as Executive Chairman and CEO of Algeco Scotsman, where he was responsible for its North American and European operations, and as Executive Chairman, President and CEO of WSII prior to its acquisition by Algeco Scotsman in 2007. Mr. Holthaus has also served as interim CEO of BakerCorp International (June-September 2013), an equipment rental services company.

    Other Public Company Directorships in the Last 5 Years

    • FTI Consulting, Inc.
    • BakerCorp (former)
    • Neff Corporation (former)
    • NESCO Holdings
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  • Gary Lindsay

    Principal Occupation and Business Experience

    Mr. Lindsay has served as a Director since November of 2017. Mr. Lindsay is a partner at TDR Capital LLP, a London-based private equity firm with more than €8 billion of committed capital. He has worked as a member of the firm’s investment team since 2008, and he is involved in the day-to-day management of several TDR Capital portfolio companies (including our company prior to the Business Combination). Prior to joining TDR Capital LLP, Mr. Lindsay worked in the chemicals & industrials investment banking teams at both Citi and Bear Stearns in London and New York.

    Other Public Company Directorships in the last 5 years

    • Target Hospitality Corp.
    • Kimberly J. McWaters

      Principal Occupation and Business Experience

      Ms. McWaters served as a Director of the Mobile Mini Board since August 2014 and continues in this capacity today for WillScot Mobile Mini. She retired as President and CEO of Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (“UTI”), the nation’s leading provider of transportation industry technician training, on October 31, 2019. She was named President of UTI in 2000, CEO in 2003 and she served as its Chairman from 2013 to 2017. Ms. McWaters joined UTI in 1984 and has held several leadership positions in the company, including Vice President of Marketing and Vice President of Sales & Marketing. She has served as a director on UTI’s board of directors since 2005. Ms. McWaters has also served as a Director of the Penske Automotive Group, Inc., a publicly traded international transportation services company since 2004. Ms. McWaters has served on the boards of directors of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix and Fresh Start Women’s Foundation for more than a decade. She holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. Ms. McWaters’ qualifications to sit on our Board include her experience in general management, business development/strategic planning and sales and marketing, as well as her experience as a director of a public company.

      Other Public Company Directorships in the Last 5 Years

      • Penske Automotive Group, Inc.
      • Universal Technical Institute, Inc.
      Independent Director
    • Erik Olsson

      Principal Occupation and Business Experience

      Mr. Olsson became Mobile Mini’s Non-Executive Chairman of the Board on October 1, 2019 and continues in this capacity for WillScot Mobile Mini. Mr. Olsson previously served as Mobile Mini’s Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board beginning in March 2013 and further served as the Company’s President from March 2013 to October 2018. Prior to joining Mobile Mini, Mr. Olsson was President, CEO and a director of RSC Holdings, Inc. (“RSC”), a North American equipment rental provider, and certain of its subsidiaries from 2006 until that company was acquired in April 2012. Mr. Olsson joined RSC in 2001 as Chief Financial Officer and became Chief Operating Officer in 2005. Earlier, Mr. Olsson held several senior financial management positions in various global businesses of RSC's former parent company, Atlas Copco Group, in Sweden, Brazil and the United States. He is a Director on the board of Ritchie Brothers Auctioneers Incorporated, the world’s largest industrial auctioneer, and Dometic Group AB, a global manufacturer of products for mobile living. Mr. Olsson also serves on the board of directors of St. Mary’s Foodbank Alliance, one of the world’s largest food banks with a mission to alleviate hunger through the gathering and distribution of food while encouraging self-sufficiency, collaboration, advocacy and education. Mr. Olsson holds a degree in Business Administration and Economics from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

      Other Public Company Directorships in the Last 5 Years

      • Dometic Group AB
      • Ritchie Brothers Auctioneers, Inc.
      • Stephen Robertson

        Principal Occupation and Business Experience

        Mr. Robertson has served as a Director since November of 2017. Mr. Robertson is a co-founder of TDR Capital, a London-based private equity firm with more than €8 billion of committed capital. As a founding partner, he is heavily involved in the firm’s strategic investment decisions, including acquisitions, capitalizations and monetizations. Prior to co-founding TDR in 2002, Mr. Robertson was managing partner at DB Capital Partners, where he helped build the European leveraged buyout arm of Deutsche Bank into a leading buyout firm in Europe. He also previously spent a year as Managing Director of European Leveraged Finance at Merrill Lynch and nine years as Managing Director of European Leveraged Finance at Bankers Trust.

        Other Public Company Directorships in the Last 5 Years

        • Target Hospitality Corp.
        • Jeff Sagansky

          Principal Occupation and Business Experience

          Mr. Sagansky has served as a Director since November of 2017 and is presently Chairman and CEO of Diamond Platinum Eagle Acquisition Corp., a Nasdaq listed special purpose acquisition company (from March 2019) which in December of 2019 announced a three way business combination with Draft Kings, a U.S. based digital sports entertainment and gaming company and SB Tech, a global leader in omni-channel sports betting and gaming. Mr. Sagansky is the former Chairman and CEO of Platinum Eagle Acquisition Corp. (December 2017-March 2019), a Nasdaq listed special purpose acquisition company which in March 2019 completed a business combination that resulted in the creation of Target Hospitality Corp. He served as Chairman and CEO (August 2015-November 2017) prior to the Business Combination. Mr. Sagansky previously served as President of Silver Eagle Acquisition Corp. (July 2013-March 2015), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company that invested in Videocon d2h, a direct-to-home pay-television service provider in India

          Other Public Company Directorships in the Last 5 Years

          • Target Hospitality Corp.
          • Diamond Eagle Acquisition Corp.
          • Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (former)
          • Starz, Inc. (former)
          • Videocon d2H Limited (former)
          • Global Eagle Entertainment
          Independent Director
        • Bradley L. Soultz

          Chief Executive Officer

          Principal Occupation and Business Experience

          Mr. Soultz is CEO of WillScot Mobile Mini and served as President and CEO of WillScot prior to the merger with Mobile Mini. Prior to becoming WillScot’s President and CEO in November of 2017, he served as President and CEO of WSII (January 2014-November 2017), where he was responsible for the strategic and operational aspects of WSII’s North American business and for helping prepare the company for its reemergence as a public company. Before joining WSII, Mr. Soultz was the Chief commercial and Strategy Officer of Novelis Inc., the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling. He previously held various leadership roles with Novelis and Cummins in Europe and North America.

          • Michael W. Upchurch

            Principal Occupation and Business Experience

            Mr. Upchurch served as a Director for the Mobile Mini Board since February 2019 and continues in this capacity for WillScot Mobile Mini. He is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Kansas City Southern (“KCS”). KCS is a transportation holding company that has railroad investments in the U.S., Mexico and Panama linking the commercial and industrial centers of North America. Mr. Upchurch has been Chief Financial Officer at KCS since October 2008, having joined KCS in March 2008. Prior to KCS, Mr. Upchurch held various positions at Sprint, most recently as Senior Vice President – Financial Operations. He began his career as an accountant with Price Waterhouse. Mr. Upchurch is a Certified Public Accountant and has a B.S. degree in Business Administration (with a major in Accounting) from Kansas State University.

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