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Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc (AJRD.N)

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21 Oct 2019
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Warren Lichtenstein

53 2016 Executive Chairman of the Board, Director

Eileen Drake

52 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Paul Lundstrom

43 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Mark Tucker

60 2015 Chief Operating Officer

Natalie Schilling

2018 Chief Human Resource Officer

Gregory Jones

56 2018 Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development

John Schumacher

62 2018 Senior Vice President - Washington Office

Arjun Kampani

47 2016 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Kevin Chilton

64 2018 Independent Director

Thomas Corcoran

74 2008 Independent Director

James Henderson

61 2013 Independent Director

Lance Lord

72 2015 Independent Director

Martin Turchin

77 2008 Independent Director

Kelly Anderson

2018 Senior Director, FP&A and Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Warren Lichtenstein

Mr. Warren G. Lichtenstein is the Executive Chairman of the Board of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc. Mr. Lichtenstein served as the Chairman of the Board from March 2013 through June 2016. Mr. Lichtenstein served as the Chairman and CEO of Steel Partners Holdings GP Inc., the general partner of Steel Partners Holdings L.P., from July 15, 2009 until February 26, 2013, at which time he became the Executive Chairman. Mr. Lichtenstein has served on the board of directors of over twenty public companies. Mr. Lichtenstein has served as Chairman of the Board of Handy & Harman Ltd. (formerly known as WHX Corporation) (“HNH”), a NASDAQ-listed, Delaware corporation since July 2005. Mr. Lichtenstein has been associated with Steel Partners Holdings L.P. and its predecessors and affiliates since 1990. Mr. Lichtenstein served as Chairman of the Board of ModusLink, a NASDAQ company providing customized supply chain management services to the world’s leading high technology companies from March 2013 until June 2016, at which time he was appointed Executive Chairman. Mr. Lichtenstein also served as interim CEO of ModusLink from March 2016 to June 2016. Mr. Lichtenstein is qualified to serve as a director due to his expertise in corporate finance, record of success in managing private investment funds and his service as a director of, and advisor to, a diverse group of public companies.

Eileen Drake

Ms. Eileen P. Drake is the President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. Ms. Drake has served as CEO and President of the Company since June 2015. She served as COO of the Company from March 2015 to June 2015. Ms. Drake has served as a director of Woodward, Inc., a designer, manufacturer, and service provider of control system solutions and components for the aerospace and industrial markets, since February 2017. Ms. Drake was previously with United Technologies Corporation (“UTC”) where she served as President of Pratt & Whitney AeroPower’s auxiliary power unit and small turbojet propulsion business. She also served as Vice President of Operations and Vice President of Quality, Environmental, Health & Safety, and Achieving Competitive Excellence for UTC’s Carrier Corporation, as well as for Pratt & Whitney. Prior to joining UTC, Ms. Drake managed production operations at both the Ford Motor Company and Visteon Corporation where she was Ford’s product line manager for steering systems and plant manager of Visteon’s fuel system operation. During her military career, Ms. Drake served on active duty for seven years as a U.S. Army aviator and airfield commander of Davison Army Airfield in Fort Belvoir, Virginia. She is a distinguished military graduate of the U.S. Army Aviation Officer School. She received a Master of Business Administration from Butler University and a Bachelor of Arts from The College of New Rochelle. She also holds commercial and private pilot’s licenses in both fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft. Ms. Drake’s extensive experience provides the Board with significant operational expertise and an in-depth knowledge of the aerospace and defense industry.

Paul Lundstrom

Mr. Paul R. Lundstrom is the Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc. Mr. Lundstrom was the Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance of the Company. Mr. Lundstrom, joins the Company from United Technologies Corporation (“UTC”) where he most recently served as the vice president of Investor Relations. He joined UTC in 1997. In his prior positions, he was the vice president of finance for the Building & Industrial Systems and Climate, Controls & Security businesses in Asia and the vice president of finance for UTC’s Carrier commercial HVAC business in North America. Before moving to Carrier in 2006, Mr. Lundstrom worked in UTC’s aerospace and defense business, Hamilton Sundstrand. He received his Master of Business Administration from Columbia University, and his Bachelor of Science from Truman State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Mark Tucker

Mr. Mark A. Tucker is the Chief Operating Officer of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc. Mr. Tucker has served as the Company’s Senior Vice President, Enterprise Operations and Engineering since October 2013. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Tucker was employed at Northrop Grumman Corporation from November 1983 to September 2013, where he served most recently as vice president of special programs for the Aerospace Systems Sector. Mr. Tucker earned his Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Operations from California State University, San Jose, and a Master of Business Administration from California State University, Long Beach. He is a graduate of the Executive Marketing Program at the University of California, Los Angeles, and also a graduate of the Executive Financial Analysis Program at Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.

Natalie Schilling

Ms. Natalie Schilling is the Chief Human Resource Officer of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc. Ms. Schilling brings more than 30 years of global human resources experience and leadership spanning multiple industries. She most recently served as vice president of Human Resources for Arconic's (formerly Alcoa) Corporate Resource Units, and was also the global director of Compensation and Benefits. Schilling is an advisory board trustee for the Manufacturing Institute and has played an active role in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Production (STEP) Ahead Awards Recognition program that honors Women in Manufacturing. She also is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). She was previously a member of the Rutgers Advisory Board for the Center for HR and on the advisory board for the Michigan State University School of Human Resources and Labor Relations.

Gregory Jones

Mr. Gregory A. Jones is the Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc. Mr. Jones has more than 30 years experience in the aerospace industry through his strategic leadership roles at Orbital ATK, Orbital, The Boeing Company, and McDonnell Douglas. Prior to joining Aerojet Rocketdyne, he served as vice president of Corporate Business Development & International Programs for Orbital ATK. From 2005 to 2017 Mr. Jones served in the areas of Business Development, Strategy and Corporate Development at Orbital ATK. As vice president of Corporate Strategy & Business Development, he co-led the transition and integration team as part of the announced merger between Orbital and ATK. Mr. Jones received a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from San Diego State University. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University. He currently serves on the Aerospace Industries Association’s (AIA) board of governors. In addition, he is a past space executive steering committee and space & astronautics advisory committee chair of the Aerospace Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).

John Schumacher

Mr. John D. Schumacher is Senior Vice President - Washington Office of Gencorp IncMr. Schumacher served at EADS NA from 2011 to 2013 and was responsible for providing Astrium’s global space capabilities to North America. He led the creation of Astrium Americas and served as its first President, providing customers with a unique, commercial approach to Astrium’s telecommunications, geo-information, space transportation and satellite capabilities. Mr. Schumacher’s career encompasses a broad range of military, civil and commercial aerospace experience. He was Chief of Staff at NASA from 2003-2005 during a fundamental redirection of America's space program and the agency’s return to human spaceflight. He served as NASA’s Associate Administrator for External Relations from 1994 to 2003, where he led the agency’s efforts to expand cooperative programs in science, technology and human spaceflight with industry and government partners across the globe. Prior to NASA, he engaged in corporate practice at the New York law firm of Rogers & Wells. Mr. Schumacher’s naval service includes assignments on USS GUADALCANAL and the space and electronic warfare directorates of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Chief of Naval Operations Staff. He also commanded four naval reserve units. Mr. Schumacher graduated with distinction from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1976 and received a Master of Arts from Georgetown University in 1984. He earned a Juris Doctor from Columbia University in 1987 and a certificate with honors in International and Foreign Law. He is a member of the New York Bar, American Bar Association, Surface Warfare Association, U.S. Naval Institute, AIAA and the Planetary Society. Mr. Schumacher serves on the NDIA Washington Chapter Board of Directors and the board of Living Savior Lutheran Church. He previously served on the Virginia Governor’s Aerospace Advisory Council. His awards include the Senior Executive Service Presidential Rank (Distinguished and Meritorious), the Distinguished Service Medal (NASA’s highest

Arjun Kampani

Mr. Arjun L. Kampani is the Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc. Mr. Kampani has been advising and leading businesses since 1998, and has more than a decade of experience in the aerospace and defense industry. Prior to April 2016, he served as Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary for General Dynamics Land Systems, a $4 billion international business. Previous to that, he was a top mergers and acquisitions lawyer at General Dynamics, where he completed 30+ acquisitions and divestitures. He also worked at Thelen, Reid & Priest, LLP where he had specific emphasis on business transactions, securities, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. Early in his career, he worked in New York with the firm now known as Olshan Frome Wolosky, LLP. Mr. Kampani received a Juris Doctor from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan. He also is a member of the New York State Bar.

Kevin Chilton

Gen. (Retd.) Kevin P. Chilton is Director of the Company. He has served as president of Chilton & Associates LLC, an aerospace, cyber and nuclear consulting company, since 2011, when he retired from the U.S. Air Force after over 34 years of service completing his career as the Commander, U.S. Strategic Command, where he was responsible for the plans and operations for all U.S. forces conducting strategic nuclear deterrence, space and cyberspace operations. From 2006 to 2007, Gen. Chilton served as Commander of Air Force Space Command, where he was responsible for all Air Force space and nuclear ICBM programs. From 1998 to 2006, Gen. Chilton held a number of positions in the Department of Defense including: Commander of the 9th Reconnaissance Wing; Commander of the 8th Air Force; Deputy Director of Politico-Military Affairs, Asia-Pacific and Middle East; Deputy Director of Programs; and acting Assistant Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force. From 1987 to 1998, he served as a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (“NASA”) Astronaut, participating in three space shuttle flights and as Deputy Program Manager for Operations for the International Space Station Program. Gen. Chilton is also a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Science; a Columbia University Guggenheim Fellow with a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering; and a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Air Force pilot training and test pilot schools. Gen. Chilton also was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Creighton University.

Thomas Corcoran

Mr. Thomas A. (Tom) Corcoran is an Independent Director of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc. Mr. Corcoran has been a Senior Advisor of The Carlyle Group, a private equity investment firm, and the President of Corcoran Enterprises, LLC, a management consulting company, since 2001. Previously Mr. Corcoran was also the President and Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of Gemini Air Cargo, Inc., a cargo airline owned by The Carlyle Group, from 2001 to 2004. Prior to that, Mr. Corcoran was President and CEO of Allegheny Teledyne Incorporated, a diversified business from 1999 to 2000. Prior to that, Mr. Corcoran was President and Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) of Lockheed Martin’s Electronics and Space Sectors from 1993 to 1999. Mr. Corcoran began his career in 1967 at General Electric Company in various positions. In 1990, Mr. Corcoran was elected a corporate officer and rose to the number two position in G.E. Aerospace as Vice President and General Manager of G.E. Aerospace Operations. Mr. Corcoran is a director with L3 Technologies, Inc. (and member of the Audit Committee). Mr. Corcoran was a Director with Force Protection, Inc., REMEC, Inc., United Industrial Corporation, ONPATH Technologies, Inc. (Chairman), LaBarge, Inc. (Audit Committee member), ARINC, Inc. (Audit Committee Member), Aer Lingus, Ltd. based in Dublin, Ireland and Serco, Ltd. based in Surry, UK. Mr. Corcoran serves as a director of American Ireland Fund, is on the board of trustees of Stevens Institute of Technology and is a trustee emeritus at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Mr. Corcoran brings to the Board considerable industry knowledge gained from extensive experience as a senior executive in the aerospace industry.

James Henderson

Mr. James R. (Jim) Henderson is an Independent Director of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc. Mr. Henderson was a Managing Director and operating partner of Steel Partners LLC, a subsidiary of Steel Partners Holdings L.P., a global diversified holding company that owns and operates businesses and has significant interests in leading companies in a variety of industries, including diversified industrial products, energy, defense, banking, insurance, and food products and services, until April 2011. He was associated with Steel Partners LLC and its affiliates from August 1999 until April 2011. Mr. Henderson served as a director of DGT Holdings Corp., a manufacturer of proprietary high-voltage power conversion subsystems and components, from November 2003 until December 2011. Mr. Henderson also served as a director of SL Industries, Inc. (“SLI”), a company that designs, manufactures and markets power electronics, motion control, power protection, power quality electromagnetic and specialized communication equipment, from January 2002 to March 2010. Mr. Henderson was an Executive Vice President of SP Acquisition Holdings, Inc. (“SPAH”), a company formed for the purpose of acquiring one or more businesses or assets, from February 2007 until October 2009. He was a director of Angelica Corporation, a provider of healthcare linen management services, from August 2006 to August 2008. Mr. Henderson was a director and CEO of the predecessor entity of Steel Partners Holdings L.P., WebFinancial Corporation (“WebFinancial”), from June 2005 to April 2008, President and COO from November 2003 to April 2008, and was the Vice President of Operations from September 2000 to December 2003. He was also the CEO of WebBank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Steel Partners Holdings L.P., from November 2004 to May 2005. He has served as the CEO of Point Blank Enterprises, Inc., the successor to the business of Point Blank, from October 2011 to September 2012.

Lance Lord

Gen. (Retd.) Lance W. Lord, USAF, is an Independent Director of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc. Gen. Lord last served as Commander, Air Force Space Command (from 2002 to 2006) during which he was responsible for the development, acquisition and operation of Air Force space and missile weapon systems. He led more than 39,700 personnel who provided space and intercontinental ballistic missile combat capabilities to North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Strategic Command. Gen. Lord currently serves as a member of the Board of the Sletten Construction Company, Marotta Controls Corporation, Frequency Electronics Corporation, Boneal Company and Measured Risk, LLC. Gen. Lord is the CEO and founder of L2 Aerospace, LLC (since 2010). He is the 2014 recipient of the American Astronautical Society Military Astronautics Award. He is a Senior Associate of HF GlobalNET, LLC (since 2014). He is a Senior Associate of the Four Star Group (since 2008); a member of the Iridium Corporation’s Government Advisory Board; a member of the Board of Advisors for the Challenger Learning Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado; chairman of the Board of Advisors to USO Colorado Springs; a Falcon Foundation Trustee; and President of the Association of Air Force Missileers and Executive Board member of Von’s Vision, Denver, Colorado. Gen. Lord currently serves as a member of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Organization & Compensation Committee.

Martin Turchin

Mr. Martin Turchin is an Independent Director of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc. Mr. Turchin is a non-executive Vice Chairman of CB Richard Ellis, the world’s largest real estate services company, a position he has held since 2003. Previously, Mr. Turchin served as a Vice Chairman of a subsidiary of Insignia Financial Group, a real estate brokerage, consulting and management firm from 1996 to 2003. Prior to that, Mr. Turchin was a principal and Vice Chairman of Edward S. Gordon Company, a real estate brokerage, consulting and management firm from 1985 to 1996. Mr. Turchin has been a director of Boston Properties, a real estate investment trust, for more than ten years. Mr. Turchin held various positions with Kenneth E. Laub & Company, Inc., a real estate company, where he was involved in real estate acquisition, financing, leasing and consulting from 1971 to 1985. Mr. Turchin also serves as a trustee for the Turchin Family Charitable Foundation. Mr. Turchin serves as a Manager of the Board of Managers of Easton Development Company, LLC, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne. Mr. Turchin’s considerable experience in the real estate industry and service as a director of public companies provides the board with valuable expertise in real estate matters and experience in advising companies. Mr. Turchin currently serves as a member of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee.

Kelly Anderson

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Warren Lichtenstein

7,354,210

Eileen Drake

5,534,650

Paul Lundstrom

2,057,320

Mark Tucker

2,472,030

Natalie Schilling

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Gregory Jones

--

John Schumacher

1,305,220

Arjun Kampani

1,249,590

Kevin Chilton

91,328

Thomas Corcoran

236,852

James Henderson

276,127

Lance Lord

209,197

Martin Turchin

253,636

Kelly Anderson

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As Of  31 Dec 2018