APi Group

Board of Directors

Sir Martin E. Franklin – Co-Chair

Director Since 2017
Co-Chair Since 2019

Other Public Co. Boards:

  • Nomad Foods Limited
  • Element Solutions Inc

Sir Martin E. Franklin has served as a director of APi Group Corporation since September 2017 and has served as Co-Chair since October 2019. Sir Martin is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Mariposa Capital, LLC and Chairman and controlling shareholder of Royal Oak Enterprises, LLC, a manufacturer of charcoal and grilling products, since July 2016. Sir Martin is also founder and Executive Chairman of Element Solutions Inc, a specialty chemicals company, and has served as a director since its inception in April 2013, and co-founder and co-chairman of Nomad Foods Limited, a leading European frozen food company, and has served as a director since its inception in April 2014. Sir Martin was the founder and Chairman of Jarden Corporation (“Jarden”), a broad-based consumer products company, from 2001 until April 2016 when Jarden merged with Newell Brands Inc. (“Newell”). Sir Martin became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Jarden in 2001 and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer until 2011, at which time he began service as Executive Chairman. Prior to founding Jarden in 2001, between 1992 and 2000, Sir Martin served as the Chairman and/or Chief Executive Officer of three public companies: Benson Eyecare Corporation, an optical products and services company; Lumen Technologies, Inc., a holding company that designed, manufactured and marketed lighting products; and Bollé Inc., a holding company that designed, manufactured and marketed sunglasses, goggles and helmets worldwide. In the last five years, Sir Martin also served as a director of the following public companies: Restaurant Brands International Inc. and Newell.

James E. Lillie – Co-Chair

Director Since 2017
Co-Chair Since 2019

Other Public Co. Boards:

  • Nomad Foods Limited

James E. Lillie has served as a director of APi Group Corporation since September 2017 and has served as Co-Chair since October 2019. Mr. Lillie served as Jarden’s Chief Executive Officer from June 2011 until the consummation of Jarden’s business combination with Newell in April 2016. Mr. Lillie joined Jarden in 2003 as Chief Operating Officer and was named President in 2004 and Chief Executive Officer in June 2011. From 2000 to 2003, Mr. Lillie served as Executive Vice President of Operations at Moore Corporation, Limited. From 1999 to 2000, he served as Executive Vice President of Operations at Walter Industries, Inc., a Kohlberg, Kravis, Roberts & Company (“KKR”) portfolio company. From 1990 to 1999, Mr. Lillie held a succession of senior level management positions across a variety of disciplines including human resources, manufacturing, finance and operations at World Color, Inc., another KKR portfolio company. Since June 2015, Mr. Lillie has served on the board of directors of Nomad Foods Limited and served on the board of directors of Tiffany & Co. from February 2017 until January 2021.

Ian G.H. Ashken

Director Since 2019

Committees:

  • Audit (Chair)
  • Nominating and Corporate Governance

Other Public Co. Boards:

  • Nomad Foods Limited
  • Element Solutions Inc

Ian G.H. Ashken has served as a director of APi Group Corporation since October 2019. Mr. Ashken was the co-founder of Jarden and served as its Vice Chairman and President until the consummation of Jarden’s business combination with Newell in April 2016. Mr. Ashken was appointed to the Jarden board in June 2001 and served as Vice Chairman, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary from September 2001. Mr. Ashken was Secretary of Jarden until February 2007 and Chief Financial Officer until June 2014. Prior to Jarden, Mr. Ashken served as the Vice Chairman and/or Chief Financial Officer of three public companies: Benson Eyecare Corporation, Lumen Technologies, Inc. and Bollé Inc. between 1992 and 2000. Mr. Ashken also serves as a director of Element Solutions Inc and Nomad Foods Limited and is a director or trustee of a number of private companies and charitable institutions. During the last five years, Mr. Ashken also previously served as a director of Newell.

Russell A. Becker – Chief Executive Officer

Director Since 2019

Other Public Co. Boards:

  • None

Russell A. Becker has served as a director of APi Group Corporation since October 2019. Mr. Becker joined APi Group, Inc. in 2002 as its President and Chief Operating Officer and became its Chief Executive Officer in 2004. Prior to leading APi Group, Inc., Mr. Becker served in a variety of roles at The Jamar Company, a subsidiary of APi Group, Inc., including as a Manager of Construction from 1995 to 1997 and as President from 1998 until he joined APi Group, Inc. in 2002. Mr. Becker served as a project manager for Ryan Companies from 1993 to 1995 and as a field engineer with Cherne Contracting from 1991 to 1993. Since July 2017, Mr. Becker has served on the board of directors of Liberty Diversified Industries and since January 2019 has served on the board of directors for Marvin Companies, each a private company. Mr. Becker also serves on the advisory board for the Construction Management Program at Michigan Technical University.

Anthony E. Malkin

Director Since 2019

Committees:

  • Compensation

Other Public Co. Boards:

  • Empire State Realty Trust, Inc.

Anthony E. Malkin has served as a director of APi Group Corporation since October 2019. Since October 2013, Mr. Malkin has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (“ESRT”), a real estate investment trust. Mr. Malkin joined ESRT’s predecessor entities in 1989. Mr. Malkin has been a leader in existing building energy efficiency retrofits through coordinating the team of Clinton Climate Initiative, Johnson Controls, JLL and Rocky Mountain Institute in a groundbreaking project at the Empire State Building. Mr. Malkin led the development of standards for energy efficient office tenant installations, now known as the Tenant Energy Optimization Program, at the Urban Land Institute. Mr. Malkin also serves as a member of the Real Estate Roundtable and Chair of its Sustainability Policy Advisory Committee, the Climate Mobilization Advisory Board of the New York City Department of Buildings, Urban Land Institute, the Board of Governors of the Real Estate Board of New York, the Partnership for New York City’s Innovation Council and the Building Committee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Thomas V. Milroy – Lead Independent Director

Director Since 2017

Committees:

  • Audit
  • Compensation (Chair)

Other Public Co. Boards:

  • Interfor Corporation

Thomas V. Milroy has served as a director of APi Group Corporation since September 2017. Mr. Milroy worked for BMO Capital Markets (“BMOCM”) from 1993 to January 2015. From March 2008 to October 2014, Mr. Milroy served as Chief Executive Officer of BMOCM and acted as senior advisor to the Chief Executive Officer of BMO Financial Group from November 2014 until his retirement in January 2015. During his tenure as CEO at BMOCM, he was responsible for all of BMO’s business involving corporate, institutional and government clients globally. Mr. Milroy also serves as a director of Interfor Corporation, a large lumber producer, and Generation Capital Limited, a private investment company. He also serves on the boards of several not for profit corporations. Mr. Milroy is a member of the Law Society of Ontario. Previously, Mr. Milroy served as a director of Tim Hortons Inc. from August 2013 to December 2014 and Restaurant Brands International Inc. from December 2014 to June 2018.

Lord Paul Myners

Director Since 2017

Committees:

  • Nominating and Corporate Governance (Chair)

Other Public Co. Boards:

  • Nomad Foods Limited

Lord Paul Myners has served as a director of APi Group Corporation since September 2017 and previously served as Chair of APi Group Corporation from September 2017 until October 2019. Lord Myners is Chancellor of the University of Exeter and a member of the Court of the London School of Economics and Political Science. Lord Myners served as the Financial Services Secretary in Her Majesty’s Treasury, the United Kingdom’s finance ministry, from October 2008 to May 2010. Prior to his service at the Treasury, Lord Myners served as chairman or a member of the board of several organizations, including as chairman of Guardian Media Group from 2000 to 2008, director of GLG Partners Inc. from 2007 to 2008, director of Land Securities Group plc from 2006 to 2008 (chairman from 2007 to 2008), chairman of Marks & Spencer plc from 2004 to 2006, chairman of Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd from 2002 to 2007. Lord Myners served as chairman of Platform Acquisition Holdings Limited (now known as Element Solutions Inc) from April 2013 until its business combination with MacDermid, Incorporated in October 2013 and a director of Gartmore Investment Management Limited from 1986 to 2001. Lord Myners also served as the chairman of Justice Holdings Limited from February 2011 until its business combination with Burger King Worldwide, Inc. in June 2012 and Landscape Acquisition Holdings Limited (previously also known as Digital Landscape Group, Inc. and now known as Radius Global Infrastructure Inc.) from November 2017 until its acquisition of AP WIP Investments Holdings, LP in February 2020. Lord Myners has also served in an advisory capacity to the United Kingdom Treasury and the United Kingdom Department of Trade & Industry, with particular focus on corporate governance practices. Other positions held by Lord Myners have included chairman of the Trustees of Tate, chairman of the Low Pay Commission, a member of the Court of the Bank of England, and a member of the Investment Board of GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund. Lord Myners is currently serving as a non-executive director of Nomad Foods Limited, Windmill Hill Asset Management, and Zouk Ventures Limited. Lord Myners is vice-chairman of Global Counsel, chairman and a partner of Cevian Capital LLP, Chairman of Daniel J Edelman (UK) and an Independent Director of Rockefeller Capital Management. Lord Myners is a Visiting Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford, an Executive Fellow at London Business School and a crossbench member of the UK’s House of Lords, the senior chamber in Parliament and a Trustee of Somerset House Trust.

CYRUS D. WALKER

Director Since 2019

Committees:

  • Nominating and Corporate Governance

Other Public Co. Boards:

  • Houlihan Lokey, Inc.

Cyrus D. Walker has served as a director of APi Group Corporation since October 2019. Since April 2018, Mr. Walker has served as the founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Dibble Group, an insurance brokerage and consulting firm. From January 2000, Mr. Walker served in several roles at Nemco Group, LLC, an insurance brokerage and consulting firm, including serving as its Co-Chief Executive Officer until April 2012, when it was acquired by a subsidiary of NFP Corp., a multi-national insurance brokerage and consulting business. Mr. Walker also founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of OSI Benefits, an insurance brokerage consulting firm and division of Opportunity Systems, Inc., from 1995 to January 2000. Mr. Walker has served as a director of Houlihan Lokey, Inc. since November 2020 and as a director of Folding Helmet Technology Limited, a UK-based privately held helmet safety technology firm, since October 2019. Mr. Walker previously served on the boards of Blue Marble Materials, a privately held sustainability and energy business, and Opportunity Systems, Inc., a privately held data processing firm.

CARRIE A. WHEELER

Director Since 2019

Committees:

  • Audit
  • Compensation

Other Public Co. Boards:

  • Dollar Tree, Inc.

Carrie A. Wheeler has served as a director of APi Group Corporation since October 2019. Since September 2020 Ms. Wheeler has served as Chief Financial Officer of Opendoor, a technology firm for residential real estate. From 1996 to December 2017, Ms. Wheeler served in several roles of increasing responsibility at TPG Global, a global private equity firm, including as a Partner and Head of Consumer and Retail Investing. Ms. Wheeler currently serves on the board of directors and audit committee of Dollar Tree (since March 2019) and served on the board of directors of Opendoor (from September 2019 to September 2020). Ms. Wheeler also serves on the boards of several not-for-profit organizations focused on education and children’s healthcare. In addition, Ms. Wheeler has previously served on a number of other corporate boards.