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CF Industries Holdings Inc (CF.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Stephen Furbacher

72 2014 Independent Chairman of the Board, Lead Independent Director

W. Anthony Will

54 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Christopher Bohn

52 2019 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Douglas Barnard

61 2012 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Bert Frost

55 2016 Senior Vice President - Sales, Distribution, Market Development and supply chain

Susan Menzel

54 2017 Senior Vice President of Human Resources

Ashraf Malik

54 2019 Senior Vice President - Manufacturing and Distribution

Richard Hoker

55 2007 Vice President, Corporate Controller

Linda Dempsey

56 2020 Vice President - Public Affairs

David Hopkins

63 2015 Managing Director, CF Fertilisers UK

Javed Ahmed

60 2018 Independent Director

Robert Arzbaecher

60 2005 Independent Director

William Davisson

72 2005 Independent Director

John Eaves

62 2017 Independent Director

Stephen Hagge

68 2010 Independent Director

Anne Noonan

56 2015 Independent Director

Michael Toelle

2017 Independent Director

Theresa Wagler

49 2014 Independent Director

Celso White

58 2018 Independent Director

Martin Jarosick

2019 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Stephen Furbacher

Mr. Stephen A. Furbacher serves as Independent Chairman of the Board, Lead Independent Director of the Company. Stephen A. Furbacher served as president and chief operating officer of Dynegy Inc., a provider of wholesale power, capacity, and ancillary services to utilities, cooperatives, municipalities, and other energy companies, from August 2005 until December 2007. Prior to that, he served as executive vice president of Dynegy's previously owned natural gas liquids business segment, which was engaged in the gathering and processing of natural gas and the fractionation, storage, transportation, and marketing of natural gas liquids, from September 1996 to August 2005. Mr. Furbacher joined Dynegy in May 1996, just prior to Dynegy's acquisition of Chevron's midstream business. Before joining Dynegy, he served as president of Warren Petroleum Company, the natural gas liquids division of Chevron U.S.A. Mr. Furbacher began his career with Chevron in August 1973 and served in positions of increasing responsibility before being named president of Warren Petroleum Company in July 1994. Mr. Furbacher serves as chief executive officer and president of GTBC, LLC, which operates Grand Teton Brewing Company.

W. Anthony Will

Mr. W. Anthony Will serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. W. Anthony Will has served as our president and chief executive officer and as a member of the Board since January 2014. He was previously our senior vice president, manufacturing and distribution, from January 2012 to January 2014, our vice president, manufacturing and distribution, from March 2009 to December 2011, and our vice president, corporate development, from April 2007 to March 2009. Mr. Will has also served in the comparable officer positions with Terra Nitrogen GP Inc. ("TNGP") as he held with CF Industries from April 2010 to April 2018. TNGP was our indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary and the sole general partner of Terra Nitrogen Company, L.P., a publicly-traded producer of nitrogen fertilizer products. In April 2018, we purchased all of the publicly traded common units of Terra Nitrogen Company, L.P. Mr. Will served as a director of TNGP from June 2010 until February 2016 and as chairman of the board of TNGP from January 2014 to February 2016. Before joining CF Industries, Mr. Will was a partner at Accenture Ltd., a global management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing company. Earlier in his career, he held positions as vice president, business development at Sears, Roebuck and Company and vice president, strategy and corporate development at Fort James Corporation. Prior to that, Mr. Will was a manager with the Boston Consulting Group, a global management consulting firm.

Christopher Bohn

Mr. Christopher D. Bohn serves as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. He was previously our senior vice president, manufacturing and distribution, from May 2016 to September 2019, our senior vice president, manufacturing, from January 2016 to May 2016, our senior vice president, supply chain, from January 2015 to December 2015, our vice president, supply chain, from January 2014 to December 2014, our vice president, corporate planning, from October 2010 to January 2014 and our director, corporate planning and analysis, from September 2009 to October 2010. Mr. Bohn served as a director of TNGP from February 2016 to April 2018. Prior to joining CF Industries, Mr. Bohn served as chief financial officer for Hess Print Solutions from August 2007 to September 2009. Earlier in his career, Mr. Bohn was vice president global financial planning and analysis for Merisant Worldwide, Inc. He holds a B.S. degree in finance from Indiana University and an M.M. degree (M.B.A.) from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

Douglas Barnard

Mr. Douglas C. Barnard J.D. serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Mr. Barnard served as a director of TNGP from June 2010 to April 2018 and as chairman of the board of TNGP from February 2016 to April 2018. Prior to joining CF Industries in January 2004, Mr. Barnard had been an executive vice president and general counsel of Bcom3 Group, Inc., an advertising and marketing communication services group. Earlier in his career Mr. Barnard was a partner in the law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP and, prior to that, was vice president, general counsel, and secretary of LifeStyle Furnishings International Ltd., a manufacturer and distributor of residential furniture and decorative fabrics. He holds a B.S. degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ("M.I.T"), a J.D. degree from the University of Minnesota, and an M.B.A. degree from the University of Chicago. Mr. Barnard has also taught as a lecturer at the University of Chicago Law School, and serves as a member of the M.I.T Corporation Development Committee.

Bert Frost

Mr. Bert A. Frost serves as Senior Vice President - Sales, Distribution, Market Development and supply chain of the Company. He was previously our senior vice president, sales, distribution, and market development, from May 2014 to May 2016, our senior vice president, sales and market development, from January 2012 to May 2014, and our vice president, sales and market development, from January 2009 to December 2011. Before joining CF Industries in November 2008, Mr. Frost spent over 13 years with Archer Daniels Midland Company, where he served most recently as Managing Director—International Fertilizer/Inputs from June 2008 to November 2008 and Director—Fertilizer, Logistics and Ports Divisions, ADM—Brazil from April 2000 to June 2008. Earlier in his career, Mr. Frost held positions of increasing responsibility at Archer Daniels Midland and Koch Industries, Inc. He holds a B.S. degree from Kansas State University and he is a graduate of the Harvard Business School's Advanced Management Program.

Susan Menzel

Ms. Susan L. Menzel serves as Senior Vice President of Human Resources of the Company. Prior to joining CF Industries, Ms. Menzel served as executive vice president, human resources, for CNO Financial Group, Inc. from May 2005 to October 2017. Prior to CNO Financial Group, she served as senior vice president, human resources for APAC Customer Services, Inc., and in roles of increasing responsibility for Sears, Roebuck & Company and Montgomery Ward, Inc. Ms. Menzel holds a bachelor's degree in business administration and economics from Augustana College.

Ashraf Malik

Mr. Ashraf Malik serves as Senior Vice President - Manufacturing and Distribution of the Company. He was previously our Vice President, Site Operations, from January 2012 to September 2019. Prior to joining CF Industries, Mr. Malik served as director of manufacturing for GrowHow UK Ltd from 2007 to 2012. Earlier in his career, Mr. Malik held positions of increasing responsibility in engineering and plant operations management at Terra Industries Inc. and ICI Plc. Mr. Malik holds a BSc degree in engineering from City, University of London.

Richard Hoker

Mr. Richard A. Hoker CPA serves as Vice President, Corporate Controller of the Company. Mr. Hoker served as a director of TNGP from January 2014 to April 2018 and previously served as a director of TNGP from September 2010 to August 2011. Before joining CF Industries, Mr. Hoker spent over 11 years with Sara Lee Corporation, where he served most recently as vice president and controller from January 2007 to November 2007 and principal accounting officer from July 2007 to November 2007. Prior to being named controller, Mr. Hoker held other financial management positions of increasing responsibility at Sara Lee. Prior to joining Sara Lee, Mr. Hoker was a member of the financial advisory services consulting group at Coopers & Lybrand LLP in Chicago (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) and previously led teams in the firm's audit practice. Mr. Hoker holds a B.S. degree in accounting from DePaul University and an M.B.A. degree in finance and accounting from the University of Chicago. He is a certified public accountant.

Linda Dempsey

Ms. Linda Dempsey J.D. serves as Vice President - Public Affairs of the Company. Prior to joining CF Industries, Ms. Dempsey served as vice president, international economic affairs, for the National Association of Manufacturers from September 2012 to February 2020 where she represented the manufacturing sector on international trade, investment, intellectual property and regulatory policies, legislation and agreements. Prior to the National Association of Manufacturers, Ms. Dempsey served as vice president for Emergency Committee for American Trade from December 2000 to August 2012. Ms. Dempsey holds a B.A. in political science from The Pennsylvania State University and a J.D. degree from Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley.

David Hopkins

Mr. David P. Hopkins serves as Managing Director, CF Fertilisers UK of the Company. He was previously our director, sales, from July 2010 to October 2015. Mr. Hopkins was director of sales for Terra Industries, which was acquired by CF Industries, from September 2006 to July 2010 and director of industrial sales at Terra Nitrogen, UK from January 1999 to September 2006. Mr. Hopkins has a degree in Agriculture from Reading University and a Diploma in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors in London.

Javed Ahmed

Mr. Javed Ahmed serves as Independent Director of the Company. Javed Ahmed served as chief executive officer of Tate & Lyle PLC, a British-headquartered, global provider of solutions and ingredients for food, beverage and industrial markets with facilities and offices in over 30 locations worldwide and whose products are sold or distributed in over 120 countries, from October 2009 until April 2018. Prior to this role, he spent 17 years with Benckiser NV (later Reckitt Benckiser Group plc), a leading consumer products group, in a number of senior roles. He began his career with Procter & Gamble before spending five years with Bain & Co.

Robert Arzbaecher

Mr. Robert C. Arzbaecher CPA serves as Independent Director of the Company. Robert C. Arzbaecher served as chief executive officer of Actuant Corporation, a diversified manufacturer and marketer of industrial products and systems with operations in more than 30 countries, from 2000 until January 2014 and as interim president and chief executive officer of Actuant from August 2015 until March 2016. He served as a director of Actuant from 2000 until January 2017 and as chairman of the board of Actuant from 2001 until March 2016. From 1992 until 2000, he held various financial positions with Applied Power, Inc., Actuant's predecessor, the most recent of which was chief financial officer. Prior to 1992, Mr. Arzbaecher held various financial positions with Grabill Aerospace, Farley Industries, and Grant Thornton, a public accounting firm. Mr. Arzbaecher is a certified public accountant and he is also a director of Fiduciary Management, Inc. mutual funds.

William Davisson

Mr. William Davisson CPA serves as Independent Director of the Company. William Davisson served as chief executive officer of GROWMARK, Inc., a large agricultural cooperative system providing agronomy, energy, facility planning, and logistics products and services, as well as grain marketing and risk management services, in the United States and Canada, from 1998 through 2010. He worked in the GROWMARK system his entire career, from 1970 through 2010, and the positions he held prior to becoming to chief executive officer included chief financial officer and vice president, member services. GROWMARK was an owner of our predecessor company before our initial public offering ("IPO") in August 2005, and GROWMARK remains one of our largest customers. From 1998 to 2005, Mr. Davisson served as a director of our predecessor company and as chairman of its board from 2002 to 2004. Mr. Davisson is a certified public accountant.

John Eaves

Mr. John W. Eaves serves as Independent Director of the Company. John W. Eaves has served as president and chief executive officer of Arch Coal, Inc., a top coal producer for the global steel and power generation industries, since 2012 and has been a member of its board of directors since 2006. He has more than 30 years of experience in the coal industry. During his tenure with Arch Coal, he has held positions of president and chief operating officer; senior vice president of marketing; and vice president of marketing and president of Arch Coal Sales, the company's marketing subsidiary. Mr. Eaves joined Arch Coal in 1987 after serving in various marketing-related positions at Diamond Shamrock Coal Company and Natomas Coal Company. He serves on the boards of the National Association of Manufacturers and the National Mining Association. On January 11, 2016, Arch Coal filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under the provisions of Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. On October 5, 2016, Arch Coal's reorganization plan became effective and it emerged from Chapter 11.

Stephen Hagge

Mr. Stephen J. Hagge CPA serves as Independent Director of the Company. Stephen J. Hagge served as president and chief executive officer of AptarGroup, Inc., a leading global supplier of a broad range of innovative dispensing systems for the beauty, personal care, home care, prescription drug, consumer health care, injectables, food and beverage markets with manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America, from 2012 until January 2017 and as special advisor to the chief executive officer from February 2017 to March 2017. He served as chief operating officer of AptarGroup from 2008 to 2011, as chief financial officer of AptarGroup from 1993 to 2011 and as an executive vice president and secretary of AptarGroup from 1993 to 2011. Mr. Hagge served as a director of AptarGroup from 2001 to 2019 and as a director of Crown Holdings Inc. since 2019. He is also a member of the board of directors of Transcendia Topco Holdings, Inc., a privately held specialty package company, since 2018.

Anne Noonan

Ms. Anne P. Noonan serves as Independent Director of the Company. Anne P. Noonan has served as president and chief executive officer and as a director of OMNOVA Solutions Inc., a global provider of emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals, and engineered surfaces for a variety of commercial, industrial, and residential end uses with manufacturing, technical, and other facilities located in North America, Europe, China, and Thailand, since December 2016. She previously served as OMNOVA's president, performance chemicals, from 2014 until December 2016. Ms. Noonan previously held several positions of increasing responsibility with Chemtura Corporation, a global specialty chemicals company, from 1987 through 2014, including most recently as senior vice president and president of Chemtura's Industrial Engineered Products business and Corporate Development function. She serves on the boards of the American Chemistry Council and the Greater Cleveland Partnership.

Michael Toelle

Mr. Michael J. Toelle serves as Independent Director of the Company. Michael J. Toelle is the owner of T & T Farms, a diversified farming company. He has been a member of the board of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, one of the largest insurance and financial services companies in the world, since 2013. He is a former board chairman and longtime board member of CHS. He also served as a board member for Cenex, Inc., before it merged with Harvest States Cooperatives to create CHS in 1998. Mr. Toelle is past chairman of the CHS Foundation and previously served as a director for the Agricultural Council of America and Country Partners Cooperative. He is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors.

Theresa Wagler

Ms. Theresa E. Wagler CPA serves as Independent Director of the Company. Theresa E. Wagler has served as chief financial officer and executive vice president of Steel Dynamics, Inc., one of the largest domestic steel producers and metals recyclers in the United States, since 2007 and 2009, respectively. She serves as Steel Dynamics' principal accounting officer and also has oversight responsibility for company-wide safety, human resources, business development and strategy, and two operating joint ventures. She has held various positions of increasing responsibility since joining Steel Dynamics in 1998. Prior to joining Steel Dynamics, she served as assistant corporate controller for Fort Wayne National Bank and as a certified public accountant with Ernst & Young LLP.

Celso White

Mr. Celso L. White serves as Independent Director of the Company. Celso L. White served as global chief supply chain officer at Molson Coors Brewing Company, one of the largest global brewers with breweries in the United States, Canada, Europe and India and worldwide distribution, from January 2013 to December 2019. From September 2010 to January 2013, he was vice president of international supply chain at Molson Coors. Prior to joining Molson Coors, he was Pepsi Cola's vice president and general manager of Concentrate Operations, responsible for the Americas and parts of Asia from 2004 to 2010. In January 2020, Mr. White co-founded Igniting Business Growth LLC, a consultancy business. Mr. White serves on the board of Colorado UpLift based in Denver, Colorado and is a member of the Bradley University Board of Trustees.

Martin Jarosick

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