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GrafTech International Ltd (EAF.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Denis Turcotte

57 2018 Chairman of the Board

David Rintoul

62 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Quinn Coburn

55 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer

Jeremy Halford

46 2019 Senior Vice President - Operations & Development

Jeffrey Dutton

56 2018 Director

David Gregory

2019 Director

Brian Acton

63 2018 Independent Director

Catherine Clegg

59 2019 Independent Director

Michel Dumas

60 2018 Independent Director

Anthony Taccone

58 2018 Independent Director

Meredith Bandy

Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Denis Turcotte

Mr. Denis A. Turcotte is an Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of North Channel Management and North Channel Capital Partners, both consulting, private investment and management companies. Mr. Turcotte previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Algoma Steel Inc., an integrated flat products steel company, from 2002 through 2008. Prior to joining Algoma, Mr. Turcotte served as President of the Paper Group and Executive Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy of Tembec Inc., a forest products company, from 1999 to 2002. Mr. Turcotte has served as a director of Coalspur Mines Ltd. from December 2011 to present, as a director of Domtar Corporation from March 2007 to present and as a director of Norbord Inc. from 2012 to present. He also has served as an Advisory Board Member of Brookfield Office Properties Inc. from 2014 to present and of Brookfield Capital Partners Fund from 2009 to present. Mr. Turcotte received his MBA from University of Western Ontario and has an engineering degree from Lakehead University.

David Rintoul

Mr. David J. Rintoul is the President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the company effective March 1, 2018. Prior to joining GrafTech, Mr. Rintoul served as President of U.S. Steel Tubular Products and as a Senior Vice President of United States Steel Corporation. Mr. Rintoul’s career in the steel industry spans 38 years with positions at both integrated and mini mill producers in the United States, Europe and Canada. Mr. Rintoul holds an associate’s degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Sault College of Applied Arts and Technology, a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Lake Superior State University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame.

Quinn Coburn

Mr. Quinn J. Coburn is the Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. He served as interim Chief Financial Officer beginning in May 2015 after previously serving as Vice President of Finance and Treasurer. He joined GrafTech in August 2010 after working at NCR Corporation from December 1992 until August 2010, including service as that company’s Vice President and Treasurer. Mr. Coburn graduated with a B.S. in Accounting from Utah State University in 1988. He received an MBA from University of Pennsylvania’s The Wharton School in 1992.

Jeremy Halford

Mr. Jeremy Halford is the Senior Vice President - Operations & Development of the Company. He previously served as the President of Arconic Engineered Structures, a producer of highly engineered titanium and aluminum components for the aerospace, defense and oil and gas markets, a position he held since January 2017. Mr. Halford also was President of Doncasters Aerospace, a manufacturer of components and assemblies for the civil and military aero engine and airframe markets, from 2014 to 2016, and Vice President, Global Business Development, Doncasters Group Limited from 2013 to 2014. Previously, he also was President, Mayfran International from 2012 to 2013, and spent seven years at Alcoa in a variety of general management and strategy roles. Mr. Halford holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from GMI Engineering and Management Institute (now Kettering University).

Jeffrey Dutton

Mr. Jeffrey (Jeff) C. Dutton is Director of the Company. He is no longer President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective March 1, 2018. Previously, Mr. Dutton served as Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of the Company from August 2015 until January 2017 and oversaw all aspects of both the Industrial Materials and Engineered Solutions businesses. Mr. Dutton has served as Senior Vice President of Brookfield Asset Management Inc. ("BAM") since 2013. BAM became the Company's indirect parent company in August 2015. Mr. Dutton served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Twin Rivers Paper Company, from 2010 to 2013. Mr. Dutton served in various executive capacities at Fraser Papers Inc. from 2008 to 2010, and as General Manager of East Papers operations at Fraser Papers Inc. from 2006 to 2008. He served as President of Republic Paperboard Company of Eagle Materials Inc. from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Dutton served as a director of Twin Rivers Paper Company in 2013 and has served as a director of the Hammerstone Corporation since 2014. Mr. Dutton received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology from the University of Maine.

David Gregory

Mr. David Gregory is Director of the Company. Mr. Gregory is a Senior Vice President in the Private Equity Group of Brookfield Asset Management Inc., where he is responsible for transaction origination and due diligence. Brookfield is an experienced operator of industrial, natural resource and other tangible asset businesses. Prior to joining Brookfield in 2010, Mr. Gregory was an analyst at Genuity Capital Markets. Mr. Gregory holds an Honors Business Administration degree from the University of Western Ontario.

Brian Acton

Mr. Brian L. Acton is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Acton has more than 25 years’ experience in the mining and bulk materials distribution industry, primarily devoted to marketing coal, petroleum coke and other raw materials. Mr. Acton has extensive experience as a distribution and logistics provider to the coal industry throughout Canada and South America, Asia and Europe. Since August 2013, Mr. Acton has served as President at Pac Basin Resources LLC, a mining and metals company. From July 2010 to June 2013, Mr. Acton served as a consultant to Oxbow Carbon & Minerals Holdings, Inc. From 1996 to 2009, Mr. Acton served as President and COO of Oxbow Carbon and Minerals Holdings, Inc. and as President and Chief Operating Officer at Oxbow Energy Solutions, LLC from 1985 until 2010. Mr. Acton served on the board of directors of Adriana Resources Inc. from March 2012 to February 2017. While on the board of directors, Mr. Acton served as Chair of the Compensation Committee from 2012 to 2017 and as a member of the Audit Committee from 2014 to 2017. Mr. Acton is a graduate of Queen’s University with both a Bachelors of Science in Mining Engineering and Applied Science and a Masters in Business Administration.

Catherine Clegg

Ms. Catherine L. Clegg is Independent Director of the Company. Since 2017 Ms. Clegg has been the Vice President, Business Intelligence, Global Public Policy, where she leads policy analysis and strategy, developing and aligning business priorities in the context of government policy initiatives in key countries and regions around the world. Ms. Clegg previously led GM's manufacturing operations and labor relations in the US, Canada, and Mexico as Vice President North America Manufacturing & Labor Relations from 2014 to 2017. She also served as Vice President Global Manufacturing Engineering from 2013 to 2014 and Vice President GMNA Labor Relations from 2010 to 2013.

Michel Dumas

Mr. Michel J. Dumas is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Dumas has over thirty years of experience in the lumber, pulp and paper industries. From 1997 until 2017, Mr. Dumas served as the Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Tembec, Inc., based in Quebec. Mr. Dumas also served on the board of directors of Tembec, Inc. from January 2011 to February 2017 and from July 2001 to September 2008. Mr. Dumas served as a director of Marathon Pulp Inc. from February 2000 to February 2009 and of Jager Building Systems from August 2001 to September 2008. From 1991 to 1997, Mr. Dumas was Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Spruce Falls Inc., a newsprint mill. Prior to joining Spruce Falls Inc., from 1985 to 1991, Mr. Dumas served as Controller at Tembec, Inc. Mr. Dumas received his undergraduate degree in Commerce from University of Ottawa.

Anthony Taccone

Mr. Anthony R. Taccone is anIndependent Director of the Company. Mr. Taccone has over thirty years of experience consulting to companies in the global steel industry and companies with interests in the steel industry, including suppliers, customers and investors. Since March 1998, Mr. Taccone has served as a Founding Partner and co-owner of First River LLC, a boutique strategy consulting firm. While at First River, Mr. Taccone has worked with senior management teams, boards of directors, investors and government agencies on challenging and complex issues facing companies in the steel industry, including financial restructurings, capacity rationalizations, mergers and acquisitions, major capital investment decisions, raw material integration strategies, and investments in downstream businesses. Prior to joining First River, Mr. Taccone was a strategy consultant at Beddows & Company from 1988 to 1998. From 1994 until 1998, Mr. Taccone was the North American practice leader and served on Beddows and Company’s Board of Directors. Prior to his career as a steel industry consultant, Mr. Taccone worked as a Country Risk Economist from 1985 to 1987 and an Industry Economist from 1987 to 1988 at Mellon Bank. Mr. Taccone received his undergraduate degree in economics from Washington & Jefferson College and a Masters degree in economics from Duke University.

Meredith Bandy

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