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DEF 14C
APOLLO EDUCATION GROUP INC filed this Form DEF 14C on 12/29/2014
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his career, he was an Audit Manager with Arthur Andersen, LLP. Mr. Dozer currently serves on the boards of directors of two other publicly traded companies: Swift Corporation and Viad Corporation. Mr. Dozer is Chairman of the Board, Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating and Governance and Compensation Committees of Swift Corporation, and Chairman of the Board, a member of the Audit Committee and Chairman of the Human Resources Committee of Viad Corporation, as well as serves as the lead director. Mr. Dozer also serves on the boards of directors of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, where he serves as Chairman of the Finance Committee and a member of the Executive, Audit and Human Resources Committees, and Meridian Bank, where he serves as Chairman of the Governance and Nominating Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Dozer is presently on many other boards of directors, including Teach for America - Phoenix, Greater Phoenix Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, and Greater Phoenix Leadership. Mr. Dozer received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration - Accounting from the University of Arizona and is a former Certified Public Accountant.
Mr. Dozer’s experience as Chairman of GenSpring Family Office - Phoenix, principal of CDK Partners, President of the Arizona Diamondbacks, and Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Phoenix Suns provides the board with management, senior leadership and operations expertise. He also brings to the Board public company expertise from his service on the boards of two other publicly traded companies, and finance and accounting expertise from his prior experience as a Certified Public Accountant.
Dr. Roy A. Herberger, Jr. has been a director of Apollo Education Group since June 2007 and is currently Lead Independent Director, Chair of the Compensation Committee and, beginning June 24, 2011, Co-Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee. Dr. Herberger was also a member of the Independent Panel until it was disbanded in September 2010. Dr. Herberger is also President Emeritus of Thunderbird School of Global Management, and served as the school’s President from 1989 until 2004. From 1982 until 1989, he served as Dean of the Edwin L. Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University. He previously served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the Graduate School of Business at the University of Southern California (USC) and director of the International Business Education and Research Program, also at USC. Dr. Herberger currently serves on the Board of Directors of Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and on the Board of Trustees of the Mayo Clinic. He previously served on the Advisory Board of MedAire Inc. Dr. Herberger holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and a Master of Arts in Communication from the University of Texas, Austin. He also holds a Doctoral Degree in Business from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Dr. Herberger’s experience as President of Thunderbird School of Global Management, Dean of the Edwin L. Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the Graduate School of Business at the University of Southern California provides the Board with extensive expertise in higher education.
Dr. Ann Kirschner has been a director of Apollo Education Group since November 2007, a member of the Compensation Committee since December 2007, a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee since December 2010. Since 2006, Dr. Kirschner has been the University Dean of Macaulay Honors College of The City University of New York. From 1991 to 1994, and from 2001 to 2006, Dr. Kirschner served as president of Comma Communications, a consulting company specializing in higher education and technology, where she focused on strategic planning for public and private universities and education companies. Her career as an entrepreneur in media and technology has included founding Fathom, an online knowledge network, in association with Columbia University. She also co-created NFL SUNDAY TICKET and NFL.COM for the National Football League. Dr. Kirschner is President of the Macaulay Honors College Foundation and serves on the Boards of Directors of Public Agenda, Jewish Womens Archive and the Paul and Daisy Soros Foundation. Previously she served on the Board of Directors of Topps Company, Inc. and Onhealth.com. Dr. Kirschner received her Doctor of Philosophy in English literature from Princeton University, a Master of Arts from the University of Virginia, and a Bachelor of Arts from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Dr. Kirschner’s experience as University Dean of Macaulay Honors College of The City University of New York and former President of Comma Communications provides the Board with extensive expertise in higher education. Her experience as an entrepreneur also brings to the Board expertise in marketing, media and technology.
Robert S. Murley became a director of Apollo Education Group in June 2011 and is currently Chairman of the Audit Committee, Finance Committee and Special Litigation Committee, and a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee. Mr. Murley is a Senior Adviser to Credit Suisse, LLC. From 1975 to April 2012, Mr. Murley was employed by Credit Suisse and its predecessors. In 2005, he was appointed Chairman of Investment Banking in the Americas. Prior to that time, Mr. Murley headed the Global Industrial and Services Group within the Investment Banking Division, as well as the Chicago investment banking office. He was named a Managing Director in 1984 and appointed a Vice Chairman in 1998. Mr. Murley serves as a Trustee of Princeton University, Chairman of the Board of the Educational Testing Service in Princeton, New Jersey, Vice Chairman of the Board of the Ann & Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chairman of the Board of the Lurie Children’s Hospital Foundation, a Trustee of the Museum of Science & Industry in Chicago, Illinois, Chairman of the Board of Overseers of the UCLA Anderson School of Management, and a member of the Board of Directors of Stone Energy

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