NASDAQ: LKQ
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May 25, 2017

Sukhpal Singh Ahluwalia , , , Director

Director Since November 2014

Mr. Ahluwalia was elected to our Board of Directors in November 2014. In addition, he became the Chairman of our United Kingdom operations in November 2014. In 1978, Mr. Ahluwalia founded Euro Car Parts Limited, a distributor of aftermarket mechanical vehicle replacement parts in the U.K., and served as its Managing Director. LKQ Corporation acquired Euro Car Parts in October 2011. Mr. Ahluwalia continued serving as the Managing Director of Euro Car Parts until June 2014. He also is Chairman of Dominvs Group, a London-based company specializing in the acquisition, development and management of commercial, industrial, hospitality and residential property across the U.K.

A. Clinton Allen , , , Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, A.C. Allen & Company

Director Since May 2003

Mr. Allen currently is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of A.C. Allen & Company, a holding company. Mr. Allen was Vice Chairman of Psychemedics Corporation, a provider of drug testing services, from October 1989 until March 2002, and Chairman of Psychemedics Corporation from March 2002 until he retired from the Psychemedics board in November 2003. He rejoined the board of directors of Psychemedics in October 2015. Mr. Allen was Vice Chairman and a director of The DeWolfe Companies, Inc., a real estate company, from 1991 until it was acquired by Cendant Corporation in September 2002. He was a founding director of Blockbuster Entertainment Inc., an operator of video rental stores, serving from 1987 until the company was sold to Viacom in 1994. Additionally, he was a director and member of the executive committee of Swiss Army Brands Inc., a worldwide company selling knives, watches and related accessories, from 1995 until it was acquired by Victorinox Corporation in August 2002. Mr. Allen is the non-executive Chairman of Collector’s Universe, Inc., a provider of services and products to dealers and collectors of high-end collectibles; and a director of Brooks Automation, a provider of automation technology to the semiconductor industry. He also served as a director of Avantair, Inc., a seller and manager of fractional ownerships of professionally piloted aircraft, from 2007 to 2013. In March 2011, Mr. Allen was elected as our Lead Independent Director. Mr. Allen holds an Executive Masters Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors.

Robert M. Hanser , , , Director

Director Since November 2015

Robert M. Hanser joined our Board of Directors in November 2015. Mr. Hanser was employed for 23 years with Robert Bosch GmbH, a German multinational engineering and electronics company. He held various positions at Bosch in various countries, including at its Automotive Aftermarket Division, Power Tools Division, Blaupunkt/Car Multimedia Division, and Sales and Marketing Division. Mr. Hanser most recently was the President of Bosch’s Automotive Aftermarket Division from July 2006 to June 2013. Since retiring in June 2013, he has been serving as a part-time member of the Board of Management of Bosch Management Support, an internal “senior experts” consulting business.

Joseph M. Holsten , , , Chairman of the Board

Director Since February 1999

Mr. Holsten has been our Chairman of the Board since November 2011. He joined us in November 1998 as our President and Chief Executive Officer. He was elected to our Board of Directors in February 1999. In November 2010, Mr. Holsten was appointed as Vice Chairman of our Board of Directors. On January 1, 2011, his officer position changed to Co-Chief Executive Officer as part of his transition to retirement. He retired from his officer position in January 2012. Prior to joining us, Mr. Holsten held various positions of increasing responsibility with the North American and International operations of Waste Management, Inc. for approximately 17 years. From February 1997 until July 1998, Mr. Holsten served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Waste Management, Inc. From July 1995 until February 1997, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Waste Management International, plc where his responsibility was to streamline operating activities. Prior to working for Waste Management, Mr. Holsten was a staff auditor at a public accounting firm. Mr. Holsten also has served since May 2009 as a member of the Board of Directors of Covanta Holding Corporation, a company in the energy-from-waste, profiled waste and ferrous metals business. Mr. Holsten holds an Advanced Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors.

The specific experience, qualifications, attributes or skills that led to the conclusion that Mr. Holsten should serve as a director of LKQ include primarily his unparalleled knowledge of our business and our industry. Mr. Holsten has been with us almost since our inception and from that time has become intimately familiar with all aspects of our business, including in particular operational and financial matters. His knowledge and experience provide a critical component for the proper functioning of our Board. Mr. Holsten also brings to our Board his significant operational experience from his key positions at Waste Management. He also brings financial accounting skills to our Board through his qualification as a certified public accountant, his attainment of an MBA in finance and accounting, and his prior work at a public accounting firm.

Blythe J. McGarvie , , , Director

Director Since March 2012

Ms. McGarvie most recently was a member of the faculty of Harvard Business School teaching in the accounting and management unit from July 2012 to June 2014. Prior to joining the Harvard Business School faculty, Ms. McGarvie served for ten years as Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Leadership for International Finance, a global consulting firm specializing in leadership seminars for corporate and academic groups. During this period, she co-founded and served as Senior Fellow for Northwestern University’s Kellogg Innovation Network and was a visiting leader at the Shanghai-based China Europe International Business School. Prior to 2003, Ms. McGarvie was Chief Financial Officer for BIC Group, a publicly-traded consumer goods company with operations in 36 countries, based in Paris, France. Prior to moving to Paris, Ms. McGarvie was Chief Financial Officer for Hannaford Bros. Co, a Fortune 500 retailing company, between 1994 and 1999. She serves on the board of directors of Viacom Inc., a global entertainment content company, and currently is the chairperson of the Viacom audit committee. Ms. McGarvie is also a member of the board of directors of Accenture plc, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, and a member of the board of directors of Sonoco Products Company, a manufacturer of industrial and consumer packaging products. She was a member of the board of directors of the Travelers Company, Inc. from 2003 through May 2011. Ms. McGarvie is a Certified Public Accountant and earned an MBA from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management. Ms. McGarvie holds an Executive Masters Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors.

Paul M. Meister , , , Chief Executive Officer, Liberty Lane Partners

Director Since February 1999

Mr. Meister is President of MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc., a holding company with interests in a diversified portfolio of public and private companies. He is also Co-Founder of Liberty Lane Partners, LLC, a private investment company with investments in healthcare, technology, and distribution-related industries, and Perspecta Trust, a trust company that provides trust and investment services. Mr. Meister previously served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of InVentiv Health, a leading provider of commercial, consulting and clinical research services to the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. He formerly was Chairman of the Board of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., a provider of products and services to businesses and institutions in the field of science, which was formed by the merger of Fisher Scientific International Inc. and Thermo Electron Corporation in November 2006. Mr. Meister was Vice Chairman of Fisher Scientific International Inc. from 2001 to 2006, and served as its chief financial officer from 1991 to 2001. FisherScientific International provided products and services to research, healthcare, industrial, educational and government markets. Mr. Meister is a member of the Board of Directors of Scientific Games Corporation, which provides customized, end-to-end solutions to the gaming industry, Quanterix Corporation, a developer of ground-breaking tools in high definition diagnostics, and in Ventiv Health. Mr. Meister is Co-Chair of the University of Michigan’s Life Sciences Institute External Advisory Board and serves on the Executive Advisory Board of the Chemistry of Life Processes Institute at Northwestern University.

John F. O'Brien , , , Director

Director Since July 2003

Mr. O’Brien retired in 2002 as the Chief Executive Officer of Allmerica Financial Corporation, a public insurance company. In addition to serving on our Board of Directors, he is a director and non-executive chairman of Cabot Corporation, a global specialty chemicals corporation; the Lead Director of The TJX Companies, Inc., an off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions; and a director of a family of registered investment companies managed by BlackRock, an investment management advisory firm. From August 1989 to November 2002, Mr. O’Brien was President and Chief Executive Officer of Allmerica Financial Corporation. From 1968 to 1989, Mr. O’Brien held several positions at Fidelity Investments, including Group Managing Director of FMR Corporation (from 1986 to 1989), Chairman of Institutional Services Company (from 1986 to 1989) and Chairman of Brokerage Services, Inc. (from 1984 to 1989). Mr. O’Brien holds a Masters Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors.

Guhan Subramanian , , , Director

Director Since January 2013

Mr. Subramanian was elected to our board in January 2013. He is currently the Joseph Flom Professor of Law and Business at the Harvard Law School and the H. Douglas Weaver Professor of Business Law at the Harvard Business School. He is the first person in the history of Harvard University to hold tenured appointments at both the Harvard Law School and the Harvard Business School. At the Harvard Law School he teaches courses in negotiations and corporate law. At the Harvard Business School he teaches in several executive education programs including Strategic Negotiations, Changing the Game, and Making Corporate Boards More Effective. He is the faculty chair for the JD/MBA program at Harvard University and the vice chair for research at the Harvard program on negotiation. Prior to joining the Harvard faculty in September 1999, Mr. Subramanian spent three years at McKinsey & Company as a consultant in their New York, Boston, and Washington, D.C. offices. He also holds a Masters Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors.

Robert L. Wagman , , , President & Chief Executive Officer

Director Since November 2011

Mr. Wagman became our President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2012. He was elected to our Board of Directors in November 2011. Mr. Wagman was our President and Co-Chief Executive Officer from January 1, 2011 to January 1, 2012. Prior thereto, he had been our Senior Vice President of Operations—Wholesale Parts Division, with oversight of our wholesale late model operations, since August 2009. Prior thereto, from October 1998, Mr. Wagman managed our insurance company relationships, and from February 2004, added to his responsibilities the oversight of our aftermarket product operations. He was elected our Vice President of Insurance Services and Aftermarket Operations in August 2005. Before joining us, Mr. Wagman served from April 1995 to October 1998 as the Outside Sales Manager of Triplett Auto Parts, Inc., a recycled auto parts company that we acquired in July 1998. He started in our industry in 1987 as an Account Executive for Copart Auto Auctions, a processor and seller of salvage vehicles through auctions.

William M. Webster , , IV , , Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Advance America, Cash Advance Centers, Inc.

Director Since June 2003

Mr. Webster was the co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Advance America, Cash Advance Centers, Inc., the largest payday advance lender in the United States. He served as the Chairman of the Board of Advance America from January 2009 to April 2012 when Advance America was sold to Group Electra. Prior to founding Advance America in 1997, Mr. Webster was part of the Bush-Clinton transition team and subsequently served the Clinton Administration in various capacities, including Chief of Staff to the Secretary of Education, Richard W. Riley, and as Assistant to the President and Director of Scheduling and Advance in the White House. Mr. Webster is a director and chairman of the Audit Committee of Golub Capital BDC, Inc., an investment company focusing on the middle market. Mr. Webster also a director of Greenville Health System, the largest employer in South Carolina, and of Compass Systems Inc., and engineering services company. Mr. Webster holds an Executive Masters Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors.

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