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DEF 14C
APOLLO EDUCATION GROUP INC filed this Form DEF 14C on 12/27/2013
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Gregory J. Iverson, age 38
Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller
Gregory J. Iverson was appointed Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller in March 2009. He served as Vice President and Corporate Controller from April 2007 to March 2009. He joined the Company from US Airways Group, Inc. where he served as Director, Financial Reporting from 2006 to 2007. Previously, he was Director, Assistant Corporate Controller with EaglePicher Incorporated from 2003 to 2006. Mr. Iverson began his career in public accounting and worked as Assurance Manager with Arthur Andersen, LLP and Deloitte & Touche LLP. He graduated summa cum laude from The University of Idaho with a Bachelor of Science in Business. Mr. Iverson is a Certified Public Accountant.
Sean B. W. Martin, age 50
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Sean B. W. Martin was appointed Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in September 2010. Mr. Martin previously served in various legal capacities at Amgen commencing in 2005, including most recently as Vice President of Corporate Law and Assistant Secretary. At Amgen, Mr. Martin managed corporate legal matters, including corporate governance, SEC filings, merger and acquisition activity, investor relations and complex regulatory issues, and handled contracting, sales, marketing, reimbursement, antitrust and pricing issues. From 2000 to 2005, Mr. Martin served as Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Fresenius Medical Care North America where he oversaw commercial litigation, regulatory affairs and other legal matters. From 1998 to 2000, Mr. Martin was a litigation partner at the law firm Foley & Lardner, focusing on corporate compliance, health care fraud and abuse, internal investigations and commercial litigation. Prior to that, Mr. Martin spent nearly nine years as Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois. In addition, he has served as an adjunct professor at the Loyola University School of Law. Mr. Martin earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Michigan, as well as a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School, where he graduated magna cum laude. After law school, he clerked for the Honorable Andrew J. Kleinfeld, U.S. District Court Judge (D. Alaska).
Frederick J. Newton, age 58
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Frederick J. Newton was appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer in March 2009. Prior to joining Apollo Education Group, from 2006 to 2009, Mr. Newton held the position of Chief People Officer at SSC Schottenstein Stores Corporation, a privately held holding company consisting of numerous legal brands including DSW, Inc., American Eagle Outfitters, American Signature Furniture, Filene’s Basement, Judith Leiber and Steuben Glass. From 2002 to 2006 Mr. Newton served as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer at Cinergy Corp. From 1998 to 2002 he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Administration Officer at LG&E Energy Corporation. Prior to joining LG&E Energy Corporation, Mr. Newton was part of the senior management team at Venator Corp. (parent company of Footlocker and Champs Sports, among others) and Unilever/Lever Brothers Co. Mr. Newton began his corporate career at Pepsico/Frito-Lay, Inc. and prior to that, he spent seven years as an officer and aviator in the United States Navy. Mr. Newton has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Rhode Island, a Master of Business Administration in Labor Relations from San Diego State University and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. Mr. Newton serves on the board of directors for Expect More Arizona and the Phoenix/Tucson Region of Teach for America.
Dr. William J. Pepicello, age 64
President, University of Phoenix, Inc.
Dr. William J. Pepicello was appointed as President of University of Phoenix in October 2006. In September 2013, Dr. Pepicello announced his retirement as President of the University, effective upon the naming of a successor. Dr. Pepicello has been with University of Phoenix since 1995. Previously, he served as Provost of the University from January to October 2006, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs from 2003 to 2006 and Dean of the School of Advanced Studies from 2002 to 2003. From 2000 to 2002, Dr. Pepicello was President of University of Sarasota and then Chief Academic Officer of American Intercontinental University. From 1995 to 2000, he was Dean of the College of General and Professional Studies and also held the position of Vice President of Academic Affairs of University of Phoenix. Dr. Pepicello holds both a Master of Arts and a Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics from Brown University and a Bachelor of Arts in Classics from Gannon University. Mr. Pepicello serves on the board of directors of United Way, The Arizona Commission on Postsecondary Education, and The National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity, and is Chairman of the Banner Health Foundation Board. He previously served as Chairman of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council.

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