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Bemis Company Inc (BMS.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Timothy Manganello

67 2015 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

William Austen

58 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Michael Clauer

59 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Timothy Fliss

54 2017 Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President

William Jackson

54 2017 Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Sheri Edison

60 2017 Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary

Jerry Krempa

56 2017 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President

Katherine Doyle

47 2017 Director

Ronald Floto

74 2012 Independent Director

Adele Gulfo

54 2015 Independent Director

David Haffner

64 2004 Independent Director

William Mansfield

69 2012 Independent Director

Arun Nayar

66 2015 Independent Director

David Szczupak

61 2012 Independent Director

Holly Van Deursen

58 2008 Independent Director

Philip Weaver

64 2005 Independent Director

Erin Winters

2014 Director - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Timothy Manganello

Mr. Timothy M. Manganello is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Manganello has been the non-executive Chairman of the Board since May 2015. From August 2013 until his election as Chairman of the Board, Mr. Manganello served as independent Lead Director. Mr. Manganello retired as Chief Executive Officer of BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA), a leader in highly engineered components and systems for vehicle powertrain applications worldwide, at the end of 2012 and retired as Executive Chairman of the Board of BorgWarner effective April 2013. He had served in these roles since 2003. Mr. Manganello was also President, Chief Operating Officer and a board member of BorgWarner from 2002 until 2003. He served as Executive Vice President from 2001 until 2002 and President and General Manager of BorgWarner TorqTransfer Systems from 1999 to 2002. Mr. Manganello was previously Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago – Detroit Branch and a director of Zep Inc. He is currently a director of Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE: DLPH), a global automotive parts supplier. Mr. Manganello offers the Board valuable experience in international acquisition integration, operations management, labor relations, engineering-based research and development, long-term strategic planning, capital markets financing, and financial performance measurement.

William Austen

Mr. William F. Austen serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Austen is our President and Chief Executive Officer, a position he was appointed to in 2014. He was previously Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2013 to 2014, Group President from 2012 through 2013 and Vice President of Operations from 2004 to 2012. From 2000 to 2004, Mr. Austen served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Adhesives Company which, at the time, was a division of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Austen held various positions at General Electric Company from 1980 until 2000. Mr. Austen is also a director of Tennant Company (NYSE: TNC), a leading company in designing, manufacturing and marketing cleaning products, where he is a member of the Audit and Compensation Committees. Mr. Austen has an intimate understanding of the Company and its operations. His expertise in global manufacturing and operations is critical to the Company along with his experience in international mergers and acquisitions and business integration.

Michael Clauer

Mr. Michael B. Clauer serves as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of the Company. Mr. Clauer has served as CFO for Bemis Company since 2014. Clauer joined Bemis from BWAY Corporation, a supplier of metal and rigid plastic containers, where he had been Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since 2009. Before joining BWAY, he held a number of positions with increasing responsibility at Apogee Enterprises, Inc., including Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Operations, and President of several business units. Previously, Clauer served as Chief Financial Officer at Open Port Technology and at Budget Group Inc. and also held various financial positions at PepsiCo. Clauer has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from California State Polytechnic University in Pomona, California and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Timothy Fliss

Mr. Timothy S. Fliss is Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President of Bemis Company Inc. Mr. Timothy Fliss has lead human resources at Bemis Company since February 2010. Prior to joining Bemis Company, Mr. Fliss spent 19 years at Schneider National, Inc., where he was Executive Vice President of Human Resources. He also spent six years as an officer in the Army Corps of Engineers. Mr. Fliss graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, and received his Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

William Jackson

Dr. William E. Jackson, Ph.D., Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Bemis Company, Inc. Dr. Jackson has served as Bemis Company’s CTO since 2013. Prior to joining Bemis, Mr. Jackson spent five years with Dow Chemical as VP of Global R&D for Dow Building and Construction. Prior to Dow, he spent 16 years with General Electric, in GE Plastics, GE Lighting, and GE Appliances in leadership R&D, market development, and application engineering roles. Mr. Jackson also serves as Chairman of the US Industrial Advisory Board to the Department of Energy US/China Clean Energy Research Center. He received his BS in Geology from the College of Wooster (Ohio) and received his MS and Ph.D. from Stanford University in Geology (emphasis on Material Science and Inorganic Chemistry).

Sheri Edison

Ms. Sheri H. Edison is Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of Bemis Company, Inc. Ms. Sheri Edison has served as Bemis Company’s legal officer since June 2010. In this capacity, Ms. Edison is responsible for all global legal operations of Bemis Company Inc., including global compliance, intellectual property, enterprise risk management and corporate governance. Ms. Edison came to Bemis Company from Hill-Rom, Inc., a global medical device manufacturer and distributor, where she had been Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer since 2007. Prior to 2007, Ms. Edison held senior management and general counsel positions at Hill-Rom, Inc., Batesville Casket Company, and LTV Steel. She started her career working in private practice and spent several years as a mergers and acquisitions and securities attorney at Jones Day. Ms. Edison graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Southern California and received her law degree from Northwestern School of Law.

Jerry Krempa

Mr. Jerry S. Krempa is Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Bemis Company, Inc. Mr. Krempa joined Bemis in 1998 as Corporate Director of Tax and was promoted to Assistant Controller in 2007 and then to Vice President and Controller in 2011. Prior to joining Bemis Company, Mr. Krempa held tax positions at the public accounting firms of KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Krempa is a CPA and received both his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and his Masters of Science in taxation degree from DePaul University.

Katherine Doyle

Ms. Katherine C. Doyle is Director of the Company. Ms. Doyle is the Chief Executive Officer of Swanson Health Products, a marketer of healthy living products, a position she has held since April 2016. Prior to that, Ms. Doyle was an independent advisor to private equity and venture capital firms focused in the health and wellness space from 2014 to 2016. Ms. Doyle was a Senior Vice President of Abbott Laboratories, a global healthcare company, from 2013 to 2014, where she led the nutrition business across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, after serving as Vice President and General Manager, Pediatric Nutrition at Abbott from 2011 to 2013. Before joining Abbott, Ms. Doyle was a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company from 1989 to 2011.

Ronald Floto

Mr. Ronald John Floto serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Floto is currently President and a director of FLT International, LLC, a company providing investment management and strategy consulting, which he founded in 2007. From 1997 to 2007, Mr. Floto was the Chief Executive Officer at Dairy Farm International Holdings Limited (SES: DAIR). Mr. Floto also currently serves as Strategy Director of Financial-Information-Technologies, Inc. He served as a director of Dairy Farm from 1997 until 2013. From 1994 to 1997, he was President of the Super K Division at Kmart Corporation. Mr. Floto’s vast experience in the retail and food industries provides extensive knowledge and insight into the needs of our customers in those industries. In addition, his international expertise offers important insight into the global aspects of our business.

Adele Gulfo

Ms. Adele M. Gulfo is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Gulfo is Chief Strategy Officer of Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ: MYL), a leading global pharmaceutical company, and has been serving in this role since 2014. Prior to joining Mylan, Ms. Gulfo spent four years at Pfizer, Inc., most recently as President, Latin America, and before that as President and General Manager, U.S. Primary Care. Previously, Ms. Gulfo held leadership positions at AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Parke-Davis (Division of Warner-Lambert), SpectraTech Inc., and Fischer Scientific. Ms. Gulfo’s experience in the healthcare industry brings valuable industry, marketing, and strategic insight to our Board.

David Haffner

Mr. David S. Haffner serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Haffner retired as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Leggett & Platt, Inc. (NYSE: LEG), a diversified manufacturing company, at the end of 2015. Mr. Haffner became Chairman of the Board in May 2013, Chief Executive Officer in 2006 and President in 2002. He previously served as Chief Operating Officer from 1999 to 2006 and as Executive Vice President of Leggett & Platt from 1995 to 2002. Mr. Haffner has extensive experience managing the operations of an acquisitive, international, public company, which has been beneficial to us in our international acquisitions and subsequent integration activities. In addition, his experience with manufacturing operations, labor relations, compensation strategy, and financial performance measurement at Leggett & Platt provides valuable insight and makes him well qualified to be the Chair of our Compensation Committee.

William Mansfield

Mr. William L. Mansfield serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Mansfield is on the Board of Directors of Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE: TGI), an international supplier of aerospace components and systems, a position he has held since 2012. Mr. Mansfield retired as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Valspar Corporation, a global paints and coatings manufacturer. He became Chairman of Valspar in August 2007 and retired from this role in 2012. He served as Chief Executive Officer from February 2005 until 2011. Mr. Mansfield was also President of Valspar from February 2005 to February 2008. Mr. Mansfield’s broad experience in strategic planning, operations, financial management and investor relations is a valuable asset to our Company. In addition, his leadership experience with a publicly-traded company provides important background expertise and knowledge to the Company.

Arun Nayar

Mr. Arun Nayar serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Nayar is currently a senior advisor with McKinsey & Co. as well as BC Partners, roles he has held since 2016. He retired as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Tyco International plc, a fire protection and security company, on December 31, 2015. He served in that role since 2012. He joined Tyco in 2008 as the company’s Senior Vice President and Treasurer, and was also the Chief Financial Officer of Tyco’s ADT Worldwide business. From 2010 until September 2012, Mr. Nayar was Senior Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis, Investor Relations and Treasurer. Prior to joining Tyco, Mr. Nayar spent six years at PepsiCo, most recently as Chief Financial Officer of Global Operations, and before that as Vice President and Assistant Treasurer – Corporate Finance. Mr. Nayar has a career in finance that spans more than 35 years. His global experience and expertise in financial reporting, financial analytics, capital market financing, mergers and acquisitions, and treasury matters will provide important insight into the global and financial matters of our Company. His extensive finance background makes him well qualified to be the Chair of our Audit Committee.

David Szczupak

Mr. David T. Szczupak serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Szczupak is currently the Executive Vice President, Global Product Organization, for Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR), a manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances, and has served in that capacity since 2008. He leads Whirlpool’s global research, engineering, product business teams and strategic sourcing. From 2006 to 2008, Mr. Szczupak served as Chief Operating Officer of Dura Automotive Systems, an international automotive supplier. While at Dura, he provided strategic direction for product development, purchasing, manufacturing and product quality. Before joining Dura, Mr. Szczupak worked at Ford Motor Company for 22 years in a variety of leadership roles including Group Vice President of Manufacturing. Mr. Szczupak has a Master’s Degree in Automotive Engineering from Cranfield University in the United Kingdom. Mr. Szczupak’s extensive background in product development, strategic planning, engineering, and manufacturing provides a unique and valuable perspective to our operations and strategic focus on innovation.

Holly Van Deursen

Ms. Holly A. Van Deursen serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Van Deursen is currently a director of Actuant Corporation (NYSE: ATU); Anson Industries, a private company; Petroleum Geo-Services (OSE: PGS); and Capstone Turbine Corporation (NASDAQ: CPST). She was most recently an executive in the petrochemical industry, and she has held a variety of leadership positions at British Petroleum and Amoco Corporation in Chicago, London, and Hong Kong. She was Group Vice President of Petrochemicals for British Petroleum from 2003 to 2005, and Group Vice President of Strategy, based in London, from 2001 to 2003. Ms. Van Deursen has extensive experience in the chemical industry from which Bemis buys the majority of its raw materials. She also has an engineering background and personal international experience, which is relevant to our strategic focus on technology and innovation, as well as disciplined international expansion. Her experience in strategic analysis at British Petroleum further enhances her ability to analyze and evaluate our financial risks and opportunities. Additionally, Ms. Van Deursen’s governance experience provides important expertise and knowledge making her well qualified to be the Chair of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

Philip Weaver

Mr. Philip G. Weaver serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Weaver is presently a consultant to industry and a director of CMC Group, Inc, a company providing custom printed labels and other imaging products. Until his retirement on December 31, 2009, Mr. Weaver was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: CTB), a global company specializing in the design, manufacture, and sale of passenger car, light truck, medium truck, motorcycle, and racing tires. He had been Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since 1998. He previously served as the Vice President of the tire division from 1994 to 1998 and served as Controller of the tire division from 1990 to 1994. Mr. Weaver’s expertise in accounting and finance, and his experience as a chief financial officer of a public company, provide him with a thorough understanding of financial reporting, generally accepted accounting principles, financial analytics, budgeting, capital markets financing, and auditing.

Erin Winters

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