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AZZ Inc (AZZ.N)

AZZ.N on New York Stock Exchange

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22 Nov 2017
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kevern Joyce

70 2013 Independent Chairman of the Board

Thomas Ferguson

60 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Paul Fehlman

53 2014 Senior Vice President - Finance, Chief Financial Officer

Tim Pendley

55 2009 Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Galvanizing

Chris Bacius

56 2014 Vice President - Corporate Development

Tara Mackey

47 2014 Chief Legal Officer, Secretary

Daniel Berce

63 2000 Independent Director

Paul Eisman

61 2016 Independent Director

Daniel Feehan

66 2000 Independent Director

Venita McCellon-Allen

57 2016 Independent Director

Ed McGough

56 2017 Independent Director

Stephen Pirnat

65 2014 Independent Director

Steven Purvis

53 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Kevern Joyce

Mr. Kevern R. Joyce is Independent Chairman of the Board of AZZ Inc. Mr. Joyce was senior advisor to ZTEK Corporation, an energy technology company, from 2003 to 2006 and currently serves as a director. Mr. Joyce was president, chief executive officer and chairman of Texas New Mexico Power Company, an electric service company, from 1994 to 2001, and served as a senior advisor until 2003. Mr. Joyce is a consultant to and investor in various companies.

Thomas Ferguson

Mr. Thomas E. Ferguson is President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company. He was a consultant and interim chief executive officer of FlexSteel Pipeline Technologies, Inc., a provider of pipeline technology products and services in 2013. Mr. Ferguson has also served in various executive capacities with Flowserve Corporation, a publicly traded global provider of fluid motion and control products, including senior vice president from 2006, as president of Flow Solutions Group from 2010 to 2012, as president of Flowserve Pump Division from 2003 to 2009, as president of Flow Solutions Division from 2000 to 2002, as vice president and general manager of Flow Solutions Division North America from 1999 to 2000 and as vice president of marketing and technology for Flow Solutions Division from 1997 to 1999. Mr. Ferguson retired from Flowserve Corporation in 2012.

Paul Fehlman

Mr. Paul W. Fehlman is Senior Vice President - Finance, Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He brings a strong track record of accomplishments with more than 20 years of senior level finance experience. He has served in a variety of positions, including treasury, financial planning and analysis, investor relations and operating financial roles during his career. He was most recently with Flowserve Corporation in Irving, Texas, serving as Vice President Finance for the Engineered Products Division, and also previously held roles as Vice President Treasurer and Vice President Financial Planning and Analysis and Investor Relations at Flowserve. Mr. Fehlman has extensive experience in international finance and operations serving similar industrial manufacturing and energy markets to those of AZZ. Mr. Fehlman holds a BS degree in Business Administration from California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo and an MBA from Cornell University’s S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management.

Tim Pendley

Mr. Tim E. Pendley is Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Galvanizing of the Company. He served as Vice President Operations, Galvanizing Services Segment from 2004 to 2009 and Division Operations Manager from 1999 to 2004.

Chris Bacius

Mr. Chris M. Bacius is Vice President - Corporate Development of the Company. He served as Vice President Mergers & Acquisition, Flowserve Corporation from 2012-2014. Prior to, as Vice President Business Development, Flowserve Corporation from 2009-2012.

Tara Mackey

Ms. Tara D. Mackey is Chief Legal Officer, Secretary of the Company. Ms. Mackey served as Chief Legal Officer for a venture capital start-up, in the automotive industry, and she has previously held a number of legal leadership roles in private and publicly traded companies, including Silverleaf Resorts, Inc., SuperMedia LLC, and Flowserve Corporation. Prior to serving in such legal leadership roles as internal counsel, Ms. Mackey was an attorney at Jackson Walker LLP.

Daniel Berce

Mr. Daniel E. Berce serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Berce has been president and chief executive officer of General Motors Financial Company, Inc. (formerly Americredit Corp.) since its acquisition by General Motors Company in October 2010. Mr. Berce served as AmeriCredit Corp.'s chief executive officer from August 2005 to October 2010, president from April 2003 to October 2010 and as vice chairman and chief financial officer from November 1996 until April 2003. He served as director of Americredit Corp. from November 1990 to October 2010. Before joining Americredit Corp., Mr. Berce was a partner with Coopers & Lybrand, an accounting firm. Mr. Berce currently serves as a director of Cash America International, Inc., and Arlington Asset Investment Corp, a publicly-traded investment firm investing primarily in mortgage-related assets.

Paul Eisman

Mr. Paul Eisman is Independent Director of AZZ Inc. Mr. Eisman has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Alon USA Energy, Inc. since March 2010, a Director of Alon Refining Krotz Springs, Inc. since May 2010, and the President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Alon USA Partners, LP since August 2012 (“Alon”). He has more than 30 years of refining experience and expertise providing leadership in the refining production and retail business operations. Prior to joining Alon, Mr. Eisman served as Executive Vice President of Refining and Marketing Operations with Frontier Oil Corporation from 2006 through 2010. From 2003 through 2006, he served as Vice President of KBC Advanced Technologies, a leading consulting firm to the international refining industry. Mr. Eisman also served as Senior Vice President, Planning for Valero Energy Corporation, an international manufacturer and a marketer of transportation fuels, other petrochemical products, and power, from 2001 through 2002. Mr. Eisman has also served in various executive leadership roles at Diamond Shamrock Corporation, a oil refiner and marketer of transportation fuels, from 1979 through 2001. Mr. Eisman is a graduate of the Harvard Advanced Management Program and earned his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Texas Tech University.

Daniel Feehan

Mr. Daniel R. Feehan is Independent Director of the Company since August 2000. Mr. Feehan has served as president and chief executive officer of Cash America International, Inc. since 2000 and prior to that served as president and chief operating officer since 1990. Mr. Feehan serves as a director of Cash America International, Inc., a publicly held provider of specialty financial services, and as the non­executive chairman of RadioShack Corporation, a publicly held company in the retail consumer electronic goods and services business. Mr. Feehan also currently serves as a director of Calloway's Nursery, Inc., a garden center chain serving the Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston markets, and serves as a director of Williamson Dickie Manufacturing Company, a manufacturer and provider of work wear worldwide.

Venita McCellon-Allen

Ms. Venita McCellon-Allen is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. McCellon-Allen, has been the President and Chief Operating Officer of Southwestern Electric Power Company (“SWEPCO”), a subsidiary of American Electric Power Company, Inc. ("AEP"), a public utility holding company which engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity for sale to retail and wholesale customers, since 2010. Previously, she served as Executive Vice President – AEP Utilities East from 2009 to 2010 and Executive Vice President – AEP Utilities West from 2006 to 2009. From 2004 to 2006, Ms. McCellon-Allen served as Senior Vice President Shared Services of AEP. From 2000 to 2004, she served as Senior Vice President - Human Resources for Baylor Health Care System, a diversified health care holding company. From 1995 to 2000, Ms. McCellon-Allen held various leadership roles at Central and South West Corp. (“CSW”), in operations, customer service, strategic planning and human resources. In her last position at CSW, she served as Senior Vice President for Corporate Development and Customer Service. She is a member of the Strategic Planning Committee of the Southwest Power Pool. Ms. McCellon-Allen earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Texas A&M University. She is also a graduate of the University of Chicago’s Executive Development Program and the Young Managers Program at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.

Ed McGough

Mr. Ed McGough is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. McGough has served as the Senior Vice President of Global Manufacturing and Technical Operations at Alcon Laboratories, Inc. (“Alcon”), a division of Novartis AG, since 2008. Mr. McGough joined Alcon in 1991 as a Manager of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs in Alcon’s Pennsylvania facility. He has held various other leadership positions at Alcon in both Fort Worth and Puerto Rico, including: Director of Quality Assurance; Director of Operations; Director of Manufacturing; and Vice President and General Manager of Manufacturing in Fort Worth and Houston. Prior to these roles, he served as Vice President, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical Operations, responsible for Alcon’s pharmaceutical plants in the United States, Brazil, Mexico, Spain, Belgium and France. Prior to joining Alcon, Mr. McGough served in various quality engineering and management roles with Baxter Healthcare Corporation. Mr. McGough earned a Bachelor of Science in industrial engineering from Louisiana Tech University and is also a graduate of the Stanford Executive Program.

Stephen Pirnat

Mr. Stephen E. Pirnat is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Pirnat currently serves as the chief executive officer of ClearSign Combustion Corporation. From 2011 to 2014, he served as the managing director of European, Middle Eastern and African operations of Quest Integrity Group, a division of Team Industrial Services, a provider of asset integrity management and asset reliability solutions in the refinery, chemical, petrochemical, pipeline and power industries. From 2009 to 2011, Mr. Pirnat served as the president of Quest Integrated Inc., a technology incubator and boutique private equity firm, and president of the Quest Metrology Group LLC. From 2000 to 2009, he served as the president and chief executive officer of John Zink Company, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries and a worldwide leader in the supply of combustion and environmental solutions. From 1998 to 1999, he served as president and chief executive officer of Pangborn Corporation, a leading supplier of surface preparation equipment and associated services to the automotive and aircraft industries. From 1988 to 1998, Mr. Pirnat served in various sales, marketing, operational, engineering and executive positions at Ingersoll-Rand and Ingersoll-Dresser Corporation. Mr. Pirnat currently serves as a member of the board of directors for ClearSign Combustion Corporation and Profire Energy, Inc. Mr. Pirnat earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Steven Purvis

Mr. Steven R. Purvis is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Purvis has over 19 years of service with Luther King Capital Management (“LKCM”), a private investment management firm with several billion dollars of assets under management. He is a shareholder of LKCM and also serves as a Portfolio Manager responsible for LKCM’s small and mid cap investments. Mr. Purvis is also a Trustee of the LKCM Funds, which is responsible for the oversight of LKCM’s two billion dollar mutual funds complex. He is currently serving as Chairman for KGP Group Inc., a private manufacturing company focused on the aerospace and packaging end markets and on the investment committee of All Saints Episcopal School of Fort Worth, Texas. Mr. Purvis has a 28 plus year career in the investment management industry. Mr. Purvis earned his Master of Business Administration; Finance from the University of Missouri – Kansas City and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Finance from the University of Missouri.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Kevern Joyce

223,000

Thomas Ferguson

3,684,990

Paul Fehlman

777,802

Tim Pendley

732,802

Chris Bacius

516,305

Tara Mackey

577,294

Daniel Berce

166,500

Paul Eisman

159,000

Daniel Feehan

164,000

Venita McCellon-Allen

157,500

Ed McGough

4,556

Stephen Pirnat

161,000

Steven Purvis

164,000
As Of  28 Feb 2017