Jonathan P. Ward


Jonathan P. Ward has served as a director of the Company since January 2012. Jonathan is an Operating Partner at Kohlberg & Co. and has been with that company since July 2009. He was previously chairman of the Chicago office of Lazard Ltd. and Managing Director, Lazard Freres & Co., LLC, joining Lazard in November 2006. Prior to Lazard, Jonathan was at The Service Master Company for five years, where he began as President and Chief Executive Officer in 2001 and then became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in 2002. From 1997 to 2001, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, a commercial printing company. During his 23 years at R.R. Donnelley, he served in a variety of other leadership positions. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire and also has completed the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program. Jonathan is a member of the board of directors of SP Plus Corporation, where he serves as a member of the Compensation Committee. He also previously served as a director of Hillshire Brands Company (and Sara Lee Corporation prior to their merger) from October 2005 to August 2014, as director of KAR Auction Services, Inc. from December 2009 to June 2014 and as a director of United Stationers Inc. from July 2011 to June 2012.