Mobile Mini Announces Chief Operating Officer Transition
Phillip H. Hobson Appointed Executive Vice President, Operations
TEMPE, Ariz. -- April 9, 2013
Mobile Mini, Inc. (NASDAQ GS: MINI) today announced that Chief Operating
Officer Jody Miller has decided to leave the Company at the end of April. The
Company has appointed Phillip H. Hobson as Executive Vice President,
Operations to succeed Mr. Miller. Mr. Hobson previously served as Senior Vice
President, Operations–Northern Division at RSC Holdings Inc. until it was
acquired by United Rentals, Inc. in April 2012.
Mr. Hobson, age 46, will assume responsibility for the Company’s North
American operations as of April 11^th and will report to Erik Olsson,
President and Chief Executive Officer.
“Phil has a long and successful track record in the rental industry and we are
very pleased he has accepted this crucial role with Mobile Mini,” said Mr.
Olsson. “Phil has demonstrated experience in sharpening operating focus and
achieving strong sustained financial growth, which has earned him a well
deserved reputation for excellence. Combining his experience with the
Company’s proven business model will produce significant opportunities for
creating value for shareholders, servicing our customers, and engaging our
Mr. Hobson served as RSC’s Senior Vice President, Operations–Northern Division
from 2009 until 2012, during which he was responsible for over $700 million in
annual total revenues, 190 rental locations across the Northern U.S. and
Canada, 1,800 employees and $1.1 billion in rental assets. From 2007-2009, Mr.
Hobson was RSC’s Senior Vice President, Corporate Operations where his duties
included responsibility for marketing, IT, purchasing, fleet management, its
customer care call center, operational excellence, national accounts and M&A.
Mr. Hobson joined RSC in 1998 and served in various financial roles of
increasing responsibility until becoming involved in operations in 2005.
Mr. Hobson is an economics graduate of the University of California at Santa
“We have assured a smooth transition by having Phil and Jody work side by side
for a period of time. On behalf of the Company I want to thank Jody for all
his hard work, dedication and strong contributions over the years at Mobile
Mini,” said Mr. Olsson. “We wish him all the best as he pursues the next phase
of his career.”
About Mobile Mini
Mobile Mini, Inc. is the world’s leading provider of portable storage
solutions. Mobile Mini is included on the Russell 2000® and 3000® Indexes and
the S&P Small Cap Index. For more information visit www.mobilemini.com
This news release contains forward-looking statements, particularly regarding
the momentum of our business and our expectations regarding results this year,
which involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Statements that are not
historical facts, including statements about Mobile Mini, Inc.'s beliefs,
plans or expectations, are forward-looking statements. These statements are
based on current plans, estimates and expectations. Actual results may differ
materially from those projected in such forward-looking statements and
therefore you should not place undue reliance on them. A non-exclusive list of
the important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially
from those in such forward looking statements is set forth in Mobile Mini,
Inc.'s most recent report on Form 10-K and Mobile Mini’s other documents on
file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Mobile Mini, Inc. undertakes
no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement,
whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise.
Mobile Mini, Inc.
Mark Funk, 480-477-0241
Executive VP & Chief Financial Officer
Investor Relations Counsel:
The Equity Group Inc.
Fred Buonocore, 212-836-9607
Linda Latman, 212-836-9609
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