Management

Management

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Michael T. Brooks, Senior Vice President – Global Chief Information Officer

Michael T. Brooks joined LKQ as Senior Vice President – Global Chief Information Officer in February 2020. Michael comes to us from GATX, a global railcar leasing company, where during a twelve-year period he held various senior management positions including Chief Information Officer and Chief Operations Officer. Prior to GATX, Michael served as Chief Information Officer for Constellation NewEnergy, a competitive retail energy company. Mr. Brooks also spent over ten years in consulting focusing on process improvement and systems implementations with firms such as Accenture and Oracle. Mr. Brooks received his BA in Economics from the University of Georgia and his MBA from The American University in Washington, D.C.

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Michael Clark, Vice President - Finance & Controller

Michael S. Clark has been our Vice President—Finance and Controller since February 2011. Prior thereto, he served as our Assistant Controller since May 2008. Prior to joining our Company, he was the SEC Reporting Manager of FMC Technologies, Inc., a global provider of technology solutions for the energy industry, from December 2004 to May 2008. Before joining FMC Technologies, Mr. Clark, a certified public accountant, worked in public accounting for more than eight years, leaving as a Senior Manager in the audit practice of Deloitte & Touche.

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Genevieve L. Dombrowski, Senior Vice President of Human Resources

Genevieve L. Dombrowski became our Senior Vice President of Human Resources in March 2021. Ms. Dombrowski joins us from Republic Services where she held various leadership positions within the HR function from May 2011 to February 2021, most recently serving as Vice President of Talent. Prior to Republic Services, Ms. Dombrowski worked as an HR leader for six years with Aramark in its Sports and Entertainment line of business from February 2005 to May 2011. Mrs. Dombrowski received her BS degree in Business Management from Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio.

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Arnd Franz, Chief Executive Officer-LKQ Europe

Arnd Franz became our Chief Executive Officer, LKQ Europe in October 2019. Prior to joining LKQ Europe, Arnd served as Corporate Executive Vice President and Member of the Management Board of MAHLE Group. MAHLE is an automotive parts manufacturer based in Stuttgart, Germany with over €12 billion in annual sales. At MAHLE, Arnd was responsible for global OEM sales and aftermarket parts development for MAHLE’s entire product portfolio.

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Walter P. Hanley, Senior Vice President of Development

Walter P. Hanley joined us in December 2002 as our Vice President of Development, Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary. In December 2005, he became our Senior Vice President of Development. Mr. Hanley served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Emerald Casino, Inc., an owner of a license to operate a riverboat casino in the State of Illinois, from June 1999 until August 2002. Mr. Hanley served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Blue Chip Casino, Inc., an owner and operator of a riverboat gaming vessel in Michigan City, Indiana, from July 1996 until November 1999. Mr. Hanley served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel of Flynn Enterprises, Inc. from May 1995 until February 1998 and as Associate General Counsel of Discovery Zone, Inc. from March 1993 until May 1995. Prior to March 1993, Mr. Hanley practiced corporate and securities law with the law firm of Bell, Boyd & Lloyd LLP (now known as K&L Gates LLP) in Chicago, Illinois.

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Justin L. Jude, President - Wholesale North America Operations

Justin L. Jude became our Senior Vice President of Operations - Wholesale Parts Division in July 2015. Mr. Jude has been with us since February 2004 in various roles, including from March 2008 to February 2011 as Vice President - Supply Chain, from February 2011 to May 2014 as Vice President - Information Systems (North America), and from June 2014 to July 2015 as President of Keystone Automotive Operations, Inc., our specialty automotive business. Mr. Jude has been in the Company’s industry for over 18 years.

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Varun Laroyia, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Varun Laroyia joined us as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in October 2017. Prior to joining us, he was the Chief Financial Officer of CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) business since 2015, following CBRE’s acquisition of the GWS business from Johnson Controls Inc. (“JCI”), where he was the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Information Technology since 2013. From 2006 to 2013, Mr. Laroyia held various positions at JCI including Group Vice President of Global Audit and Vice President of Finance and Administration for its Building Efficiency business across Europe and Africa. From 2000 to 2006, Mr. Laroyia held various positions at Gateway, Inc., including Vice President and Controller based in the U.S. and Finance Director for the United Kingdom and Ireland. Prior to Gateway, he was with General Electric in the U.S. and then GE Capital in London where he served as a Manager of European Corporate Development. Mr. Laroyia started his career at KPMG in London.

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Matthew J. McKay, Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Matthew J. McKay became our Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in March 2021. Prior thereto, he served as our Associate General Counsel from December 2007 to May 2016 and Senior Vice President of Human Resources from June 2016 to March 2021. Prior to joining us, Mr. McKay served as a law clerk for Judge William Bauer at the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

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Dominick Zarcone, President and Chief Executive Officer

Dominick Zarcone became our President and Chief Executive Officer in June 2017. Mr. Zarcone was our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from March 2015 to May 2017. Prior to joining our Company, he was the Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of Baird Financial Group, a capital markets and wealth management company, and certain of its affiliates, from April 2011 to March 2015. He also served from April 2011 to March 2015 as Treasurer of Baird Funds, Inc., a family of fixed income and equity mutual funds managed by Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, a registered broker/dealer. From February 1995 to April 2011, Mr. Zarcone was a Managing Director of the Investment Banking department of Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated. From February 1986 to February 1995, he was with the investment banking company Kidder, Peabody & Co., Incorporated, most recently as Senior Vice President of Investment Banking. Mr. Zarcone is a member of the Board of Directors of Generac Power Systems, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of power generation equipment and engine-powered products.