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Andersons Inc (ANDE.OQ)

ANDE.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Anderson

68 2015 Chairman of the Board

Patrick Bowe

61 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Brian Valentine

50 2020 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Jeffrey Blair

47 2017 President - Plant Nutrient Group

William Krueger

52 2019 President - Andersons Trade Group

Joseph McNeely

55 2018 President - Rail Group

James Pirolli

40 2019 Group President - Ethanol Group

Christine Castellano

54 2020 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Company Secretary

Anthony Lombardi

61 2016 Chief Information Officer, Vice President

Brian Walz

50 2019 Vice President, Treasurer

Valerie Blanchett

58 2016 Vice President - Human Resources

Anne Rex

55 2019 Vice President - Strategy, Planning and Development

Michael Hoelter

37 2019 Corporate Controller

Gerard Anderson

61 2008 Independent Director

Stephen Dowdle

69 2018 Independent Director

Pamela Hershberger

54 2019 Independent Director

Catherine Kilbane

56 2007 Independent Director

Robert King

64 2005 Independent Director

Ross Manire

68 2009 Independent Director

Patrick Mullin

71 2013 Independent Director

John Stout

66 2009 Independent Director

John Kraus

2020 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Anderson

Mr. Michael J. Anderson, Sr. is Chairman of the Board of the Company. Chief Executive Officer from January 1999 to October 2015. President from January 1999 through December 2012. Prior to that President and Chief Operating Officer from 1996 through 1998, Vice President and General Manager of the Retail Group from 1994 until 1996 and Vice President and General Manager Grain Group from 1990 through 1994. Currently a Director of FirstEnergy Corp. beginning in 2007 and formerly a Director of Interstate Bakeries Corp from 1998 to 2009. Director of the Company prior to it becoming publicly traded in 1996.

Patrick Bowe

Mr. Patrick E. Bowe is President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the company. President and CEO since November 2, 2015. Prior to that, Corporate Vice President of Cargill, Inc. and a leader of Cargill's Food Ingredients and Systems business since 2007. Prior to joining Cargill's Corn Milling Division, managed the copper trading desk for Cargill Metals Division and worked as a trader and analyst for Cargill Investor Services at the Chicago Board of Trade. Worked as a cash grain merchant for Louis Dreyfus Corp. in Springfield, Ill., and Phil O'Connel Grain Co., in Stockton, California.

Brian Valentine

Mr. Brian A. Valentine CPA serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He has more than 20 years of senior management experience. His expertise encompasses corporate finance, treasury, public capital markets, accounting, tax and investment management. Since 2011, he has served as Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for The Lubrizol Corporation, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway and provider of specialty chemicals to the transportation, industrial and consumer markets. Prior to this role, he held numerous financial leadership positions within the company while it was publicly traded, including Corporate Treasurer. Valentine received his bachelor’s degree in business administration in accounting as well as his MBA from John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio. He is a certified public accountant licensed in the state of Ohio.

Jeffrey Blair

Mr. Jeffrey C. Blair is appointed as President - Plant Nutrient Group of the company effective December 4, 2017. He joins The Andersons from Intrepid Potash, Inc., where he served as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Before Intrepid, Jeff served in a variety of business and legal roles for Orica Mining Services and Holme Roberts & Owen, a Denver-based international law firm. Jeff began his career as a Ranger-qualified Airborne Infantry Officer with the U.S. Army, serving with the U.S.’s quick reaction force for Europe and Africa. He later led intelligence teams in deployments to Bosnia and Afghanistan, the last of which was as the Military Intelligence Detachment Commander for the U.S. Special Forces.

William Krueger

Mr. William E. Krueger serves as President - Andersons Trade Group of the Company. He is President and Chief Executive Officer, Lansing Trade Group, LLC.

Joseph McNeely

Mr. Joseph E. McNeely has been appointed President - Rail Group of the Company. effective on January 8, 2018. McNeely has more than 30 years of experience in the financial, manufacturing and distribution industries, specializing in the railcar business. Most recently he served as President and CEO of FreightCar America, Inc. where he led the company's transformation from a coal railcar manufacturer to a manufacturer of a diverse portfolio of railcars. McNeely also held Vice President roles at Mitsui Rail Capital and GATX Corporation. McNeely earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Illinois State University, Normal, Ill. He received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame.

James Pirolli

Mr. James Pirolli is appointed as Group President - Ethanol Group of the Company with effective April 1, 2019. Pirolli joined The Andersons in 2017 after serving as vice president of fuels for Kum & Go convenience stores inDes Moines, Iowa. While at Kum & Go, he led the development of one of the nation's largest retail portfolios of biofuel blends that included E85, E15 and biodiesel. Jim also spent 13 years at ADM, holding various leadership roles in their grain, ethanol, and oilseed processing divisions.

Christine Castellano

Ms. Christine M. Castellano serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Company Secretary of the Company. Castellano is the former senior vice president, general counsel, corporate secretary and chief compliance officer for Ingredion Incorporated. She was promoted to the position in 2012 after serving for 16 years in legal roles of increasing responsibility in Ingredion's and its predecessor companies' U.S. and international businesses. Prior to joining Ingredion, she was an income partner in an international law firm.

Anthony Lombardi

Mr. Anthony A. Lombardi serves as Chief Information Officer, Vice President of the Company. For 36 years, Tony has worked in various technology disciplines, including more than 30 years in IT strategy development and systems implementation. Tony joins The Andersons after most recently serving as the Vice President of Global Business Services & Chief Information Officer for Armstrong World Industries in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Prior to joining Armstrong World Industries in 1997, Tony worked for Unisys Corporation. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Villanova University in Villanova, Pennsylvania.

Brian Walz

Valerie Blanchett

Ms. Valerie M. Blanchett is the Vice President - Human Resources of the company. She also served as Vice President, Human Resources, Food Ingredients and Systems (Cargill).

Anne Rex

Ms. Anne G. Rex is Vice President - Strategy, Planning and Development of the Company. She is no longer Interim Chief Financial Officer of the company effective August 1, 2018. Ms. Rex, who has been with The Andersons since 1994, has most recently served as the Assistant Corporate Controller since 2002. She earned her undergraduate degree in business administration from Adrian College, Adrian, Mich., and completed the Advanced Executive Program with the Kellogg School of Management in 2007. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant.

Michael Hoelter

Mr. Michael T. Hoelter is Corporate Controller of the Company. Hoelter has been with The Andersons, Inc. for over 5 years, in a variety of roles, most recently as the Assistant Corporate Controller.

Gerard Anderson

Mr. Gerard M. Anderson serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Anderson is Chairman of DTE Energy since 2014; Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of DTE Energy from 2010 through 2019; President and Chief Operating Officer of DTE Energy from 2005 through 2010. Joined Detroit Edison, a subsidiary of DTE Energy in 1993 and held various executive positions. Prior to this, a consultant with McKinsey & Co., Inc. Director of DTE Energy since 2009.

Stephen Dowdle

Dr. Stephen Francis Dowdle is Independent Director of the Company, effective September 1, 2018. Mr. Dowdle is the Retired President of Sales for PotashCorp, 1999 to 2017, which merged with Agrium, Inc. to form Nutrien in January 2018. Prior to the merger, oversaw sales, marketing and distribution of PotashCorp's potash, phosphate and nitrogen products. During the merger, served as a Senior Advisor providing transition assistance for sales operations. Also served ten years, 1989 to 1999, as Vice President and Managing Director for Canpotex Limited in Singapore. Formerly a Director of Canpotex Limited from 2010 to 2017. Formerly a Director of SinoFert Holdings Limited from 2005 to 2017. Formerly a Director of the International Plant Nutrient Institute from 2010 to 2017.

Pamela Hershberger

Ms. Pamela S. Hershberger serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Hershberger retired from Ernst & Young in 2018 after 31 years of service. She began her career in the firm's Toledo, Ohio , office as a staff auditor. She was later promoted to partner and served as a trusted advisor to several Fortune ® 1000 companies. In 2008, Ms. Hershberger was named Toledo's office managing partner, a position she held until her retirement. Currently, Ms. Hershberger holds leadership positions on several community and institutional boards, including vice chair for Ohio Northern University , chair for the Toledo Alliance for the Performing Arts and treasurer for the Toledo Community Foundation. She is also the former board chair for the Toledo Zoo and Aquarium. Ms. Hershberger received her bachelor's degree from Ohio Northern University . She completed the Ernst & Young Executive Program at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University . She is a certified public accountant.

Catherine Kilbane

Ms. Catherine M. Kilbane, J.D. serves as Independent Director of the company. She was a Retired Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of The Sherwin-Williams Company, 2013 to July 2017. Prior to that, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of American Greetings Corporation from 2003-2012. Prior to that a partner with the Cleveland law firm of Baker & Hostetler LLP. Director of The Davey Tree Expert Company. Director of Interface, Inc. Trustee of The Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

Robert King

Mr. Robert J. King, Jr. serves as an Independent Director of the Company. He served as Senior Adviser for FNB Corp since 2013. Prior to that, President and Chief Executive Officer, PVF Capital Corp from 2009 to 2013; Senior Managing Director, Private Equity, FSI Group, LLC from 2006 through 2009; Managing Director, Western Reserve Partners LLC from 2005-2006; Regional President of Fifth Third Bank from 2002 through 2004 and Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Fifth Third Bank (Northeastern Ohio) from 1997 through 2002. On the advisory board of Ancora Advisors September 23 to December 15, 2016. Director of Shiloh Industries, Inc. since 2005, MTD Corp. since 2005, and Medical Mutual of Ohio since 2012.

Ross Manire

Mr. Ross Wayne Manire serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Manire was a Retired President and Chief Executive Officer of ExteNet Systems, Inc., 2002 to 2018. Served as President, Enclosure Systems Division of Flextronics International from 2000 to 2002. Prior to that was Chief Executive Officer at Chatham Technologies, Inc., and served in several executive roles at 3Com Corporation and US Robotics (acquired by 3Com in 1997). Former Partner at Ridge Capital Corporation and Ernst & Young LLP. Director of Zebra Technologies Corporation since 2003 and Eagle Test Systems, Inc. from 2004 through 2008.

Patrick Mullin

Mr. Patrick S. Mullin serves as Independent Director of the Company., effective August 22, 2013. Mr. Mullin is a retired Managing Partner of Deloitte & Touche LLP in Cleveland. He managed Deloitte's Northeast Ohio office from 1999 to May 2011. In this role, he served as a trusted business advisor to CEOs, CFOs and the audit committee chairs of several publicly traded companies. He also served as the Lead Client Service Partner on a number of both audit and relationship accounts in the Cleveland practice. With more than 40 years with Deloitte, or its predecessor firms, Mr. Mullin served in a variety of leadership roles and gained experience in advising public and private companies on tax, accounting, audit and consulting matters. Currently, Mr. Mullin serves as an Independent Director of OM Group Inc. He is an active board member of several local community organizations including serving as chairman of University Hospitals' Case Medical Center Board of Trustees, Cleveland. Mr. Mullin holds a bachelor of business administration degree from Kent State University, Kent, Ohio. He is also a certified public accountant.

John Stout

Mr. John T. Stout, Jr. serves as Independent Director of the Company. He has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Plaza Belmont Management Group LLC since 2014. Prior to that, Chief Executive Officer of Plaza Belmont Management Group LLC since 1998. Chairman of the Board of Renwood Mills, LLC since 2016. Managing Member of Renwood Appreciation & Income Fund, LLC since 2016. Managing Member of Homegrown Family Foods since 2019. Previously President of Manildra Milling Corp and Manildra Energy Corp from 1991 through 1998 and Executive Vice President of Dixie Portland Flour Mills Inc. from 1984 to 1990.

John Kraus