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Axalta Coating Systems Ltd (AXTA.N)

AXTA.N on New York Stock Exchange

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19 Oct 2020
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mark Garrett

57 2019 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Robert Bryant

51 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Sean Lannon

41 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Brain Berube

57 2019 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Steven Chapman

66 2020 Director

Rakesh Sachdev

64 2020 Director

William Cook

66 2019 Independent Director

Deborah Kissire

62 2016 Independent Director

Elizabeth Lempres

59 2017 Independent Director

Robert McLaughlin

62 2014 Independent Director

Samuel Smolik

67 2016 Independent Director

Christopher Mecray

2019 VP Investor Relations, Treasury & Strategy

Biographies

Name Description

Mark Garrett

Mr. Mark M. Garrett serves as Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Chief Executive Officer of Marquard & Bahls, a leader in energy supply, trading and logistics, Former Chairman of the Executive Board and Chief Executive of Borealis AG, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, Former Vice Chairman at Abu Dhabi Polymers Company Ltd. (Borouge ADP), a leading provider of innovative, value-creating plastics solutions, a joint venture between Borealis AG and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Former Executive Vice President Water and Paper Treatment, member of the Executive Committee and other positions of increasing responsibility at Ciba Specialty Chemicals. Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Melbourne in Australia, Graduate Diploma of Applied Information Systems from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.

Robert Bryant

Mr. Robert W. Bryant is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Chief Executive Officer and President of Axalta, Former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Axalta, Former Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Roll Global LLC, Former Executive Vice President of Strategy, New Business Development, and Information Technology at Grupo Industrial Saltillo, S.A.B. de C.V., Former President of Bryant & Company, Other prior positions include serving as Managing Principal with Texas Pacific Group’s Newbridge Latin America, L.P., a Senior Associate with Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. and an Assistant Investment Officer with the International Finance Corporation, Began career at Credit Suisse First Boston in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group. Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Florida, MBA from Harvard Business School.

Sean Lannon

Mr. Sean M. Lannon is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of the Company. Prior to that Mr. Lannon served as Vice President, Corporate Finance and Global Controller of Axalta since 2016, and was Vice President and Global Controller from 2013 until that promotion. Previously, Mr. Lannon served as the Vice President, Global Controller of Trinseo. Prior to joining Trinseo in 2011, he was the Senior Manager, Financial Reporting at Endo Pharmaceuticals. Mr. Lannon began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he spent more than nine years within the organization’s Assurance Practice. Mr. Lannon graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Accounting from Philadelphia University.

Brain Berube

Mr. Brain Berube is appointed as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. Previously, Mr. Berube was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Cabot Corporation, a position he held from March 2003 until June 2019. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Berube held various roles at Cabot, which he joined in 1994. Prior to joining Cabot, Mr. Berube was a corporate attorney at Choate, Hall & Stewart, a Boston law firm, and a law clerk with the New Hampshire Supreme Court. He earned his B.A. in Political Science from the College of the Holy Cross and a J.D. from Boston College Law School.

Steven Chapman

Mr. Steven M. Chapman has been appointed as Director of the Company effective 7/21/2020. Mr. Chapman is currently Group Vice President - China and Russia at Cummins Inc., responsible for driving business growth in both countries. He joined Cummins in 1985 as Manager - International Business Development and has held a number of positions related to Cummins' international operations, including leadership of Southeast Asia and China . He has been instrumental in developing Cummins' successful business model for emerging markets and is retiring from Cummins effective as of July 31, 2020 . Previously, Mr. Chapman was employed by Green Giant in Taiwan and China . Mr. Chapman earned his Bachelor's degree in Asian Studies from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota , and a Master's degree in Public and Private Management from the Yale University School of Management. He is a Senior Advisor to the US-China Industrial Cooperation Partnership, a private equity fund managed by Goldman Sachs. He also serves on the board of directors of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., the board of trustees for Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin , and the Yale Greater China Board of Advisors.

Rakesh Sachdev

Mr. Rakesh Sachdev serves as Director of the Company. Prior to his appointment, the Board concluded that Mr. Sachdev satisfies all of the applicable independence requirements of Axalta, the New York Stock Exchange and the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). Mr. Sachdev currently serves as chairman of the board of directors of Regal Beloit Corporation and serves as a director of Edgewell Personal Care and Avantor, Inc. Mr. Sachdev most recently served as CEO of Platform Specialty Products Corporation, now renamed Element Solutions Inc, from 2016 to 2019.

William Cook

Mr. William M. Cook is Independent Director of the Company. Former Executive Chairman and President and Chief Executive Officer of Donaldson Company, Inc., an international manufacturer of filtration systems and replacement parts. Bachelor’s degree of science in business management and MBA from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Deborah Kissire

Ms. Deborah J. Kissire is Independent Director of the company. Former Vice Chair and Regional Managing Partner at Ernst & Young LLP (EY), and member of the Americas Executive Board and Global Practice Group. She previously held other senior positions including Vice Chair and Regional Managing Partner for East Central and Mid-Atlantic Regions and U.S. Vice Chair of Sales and Business Development, Certified Public Accountant. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Texas State University.

Elizabeth Lempres

Ms. Elizabeth Cahill Lempres is Independent Director of the company. Former Senior Partner, member of the Board of Directors, and leader of Global Private Equity and Principal Investing Practice at McKinsey & Company, as well as other senior positions including leader of Global Consumer Practice, Managing Partner of the firm’s Boston office, Global Compensation Policy Committee and chair of committees responsible for partner evaluation and hiring lateral partners, Former Systems Engineer at IBM, Participated in GE’s Edison Engineering Development Program with its Gas Turbine Division. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Dartmouth College, MBA from Harvard Business School, and designated a Baker Scholar.

Robert McLaughlin

Mr. Robert M. McLaughlin serves as Independent Director of the Company. Former Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and other senior positions of Airgas, Inc., a leading U.S. supplier of industrial, medical and specialty gases, and hardgoods, such as personal protective equipment, welding equipment and other related products, Former Vice President of Finance for Asbury Automotive Group, Former Vice President of Finance and other senior financial positions at Unisource Worldwide, Inc., Began career at Ernst & Young LLP, Certified Public Accountant. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from University of Dayton.

Samuel Smolik

Mr. Samuel L. Smolik is Independent Director of the Company. Former Senior Vice President – Americas Manufacturing and other senior positions at LyondellBasell Industries, one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical and refining companies, Former Vice President – Global Downstream Health, Safety, Security and Environment at Royal Dutch Shell, Former Vice President, Global Environment, Health, Safety and Security and other positions of increasing responsibility at The Dow Chemical Company. Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin.

Christopher Mecray

Mr. Christopher H. Mecray serves as VP Investor Relations, Treasury & Strategy of the Company. Mr. Mecray joins Axalta from Blackrock, Inc., an investment management company with over $200 billion in active equity assets under management, where he has worked for the last nine years, most recently as a Vice President Senior Analyst covering global industrials and basic materials, including coatings. Before joining Blackrock, Mr. Mecray was a Director and Senior Research Analyst in equity research at Deutsche Bank Securities, and its acquired companies, from 1995 to 2004 where he specialized in covering industrial companies. From 1993 to 1994 he was a Research Analyst at Ladenburg, Thalman & Co.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Mark Garrett

330,505

Robert Bryant

9,975,230

Sean Lannon

4,302,950

Brain Berube

4,812,240

Steven Chapman

--

Rakesh Sachdev

--

William Cook

131,241

Deborah Kissire

301,755

Elizabeth Lempres

299,255

Robert McLaughlin

314,255

Samuel Smolik

301,755

Christopher Mecray

--
As Of  31 Dec 2019