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GrafTech International Ltd (EAF.N)

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5 Jun 2020
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Dennis Turcotte

58 2018 Chairman of the Board

David Rintoul

62 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Quinn Coburn

56 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer

Jeremy Halford

47 2019 Senior Vice President - Operations & Development

Inigo Perez

48 2020 Senior Vice President - Commercial

Gina Gunning

53 2018 Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary

Jeffrey Dutton

57 2018 Director

David Gregory

33 2019 Director

Brian Acton

68 2018 Independent Director

Catherine Clegg

60 2019 Independent Director

Michel Dumas

61 2018 Independent Director

Anthony Taccone

59 2018 Independent Director

Adam Dible

2019 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Dennis Turcotte

Mr. Dennis Andre Turcotte serves as Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Turcotte is currently a Managing Partner at Brookfield. Prior to joining Brookfield in 2017, Mr. Turcotte was president and chief executive officer of North Channel Management and North Channel Capital Partners, business consulting and private investing firms, from 2008 to 2017. He was also a member of the board of directors of the general partner of Brookfield Business Partners L.P., an affiliate of Brookfield, from 2016 until he joined Brookfield in 2017. From 2002 to 2008, Mr. Turcotte was the president and CEO and a director of Algoma Steel Inc., a publicly listed North American steel company, and from 1992 to 2002 held a number of senior executive positions with companies in the pulp and paper industry, including president of the paper group and executive vice-president of corporate development and strategy of Tembec Inc., a leading integrated forest products company with operations in North America and France. Since 2018, 2012 and 2007, Mr. Turcotte has been a member of the board of directors for Teekay Offshore GP L.L.C. (the general partner of Teekay Offshore Partners L.P.), Norbord Inc. and Domtar Corporation, respectively. He was previously a member of the board of directors for Coalspur Mines, Ltd. from 2010 to 2015 and Algoma Steel Inc. from 2002 to 2008.

David Rintoul

Mr. David J. Rintoul serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Rintoul served as President of U.S. Steel Tubular Products and as a Senior Vice President of United States Steel Corporation (or U.S. Steel). Before that, Mr. Rintoul has served in various roles at U.S. Steel since 2007, including oversight of U.S. Steel’s Slovak and Serbian operations. 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, including extensive mini-mill operational experience at North Star Bluescope Steel in Delta, Ohio from 2001 to 2005 and from construction through full operations at Acme Steel Company in Riverdale, Illinois from 1995 to 2001. 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 serves as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer of the Company. Mr. Coburn served as interim CFO beginning in May 2015 after previously serving as Vice President of Finance and Treasurer. He joined the Company 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 a Masters of Business Administration from University of Pennsylvania’s The Wharton School in 1992.

Jeremy Halford

Mr. Jeremy S. Halford serves as Senior Vice President - Operations & Development of the Company. Mr. Halford 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 of 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).

Inigo Perez

Mr. Inigo Perez serves as Senior Vice President - Commercial of the Company. Mr. Perez most recently served as Vice President, Europe and Asia, Sales and Customer Service at Alcoa Corporation, a global industry leader in bauxite, alumina, and aluminum products, a position he held since 2017. Previously at Alcoa, Mr. Perez was Commercial Director, Europe and Asia Pacific from 2011 to 2017, Sales Manager, Europe from 2007 to 2011 and Sales Office Manager from 2002 to 2007. Prior to his career at Alcoa, Mr. Perez served in a variety of senior commercial roles at Autopulit S.A., Warner Electric and Babcock Wilcox Espanola, S.A. Mr. Perez holds a Master in Industrial Plans Management, Lean Manufacturing and Engineering degree from Polytechnic University of Barcelona, an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from Instituto de Empresa and a Mining Engineer degree from the University of the Basque Country.

Gina Gunning

Ms. Gina K. Gunning serves as Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary of the Company. She has nearly 25 years of law firm and in-house corporate legal experience across multiple industries. Prior to joining GrafTech, she was an Associate General Counsel at FirstEnergy Corp. from 2012 to 2018, where she was responsible for legal matters involving SEC reporting, business development, capital markets, as well as corporate and executive compensation topics. She also served as a partner at Jones Day. Ms. Gunning holds a Juris Doctor from Notre Dame Law School and a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Notre Dame.

Jeffrey Dutton

Mr. Jeffrey C. Dutton serves as Director of the Company. Previously, Mr. Dutton served as President and CEO of the Company from January 2017 until March 2018 and Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of the Company from September 2015 until January 2017. In these roles, Mr. Dutton oversaw all aspects of both the Industrial Materials and Engineered Solutions businesses. Mr. Dutton has served as a Managing Director of Brookfield since 2017 and was previously a Senior Vice President from 2013 to 2017. Brookfield became GrafTech’s indirect parent company in August 2015. Mr. Dutton served as the CEO 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 has served as a director of Ember Resources Inc., an affiliate of Brookfield, since August 2018. 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 serves as Director of the Company. Mr. Gregory is a Senior Vice President in the Private Equity Group of Brookfield, 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 serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Acton was elected to the Board in April 2018. Mr. Acton has more than 40 years’ experience in the mining and bulk materials distribution industry, primarily devoted to mining and marketing of coal, and marketing of petroleum coke and other raw materials. Since August 2013, Mr. Acton has served as President at Pac Basin Resources LLC and Sierra Minerals LLC, which are both mining and metals companies. Since August 2018, Mr. Acton has also served as President of Px Carbon LLC, a carbon marketing company. From July 2010 to June 2013, Mr. Acton served as a consultant to Oxbow Carbon & Minerals Holdings, Inc. From 1996 to 2010, Mr. Acton served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Oxbow Carbon and Minerals Holdings, Inc. Mr. Acton joined Oxbow in 1985 after working with Kaiser Resources/Westar Mining since 1978. Mr. Acton served on the board of directors of Adriana Resources Inc. from March 2012 to February 2017. While on the Board, 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 a Bachelor of Applied Science (Mining Engineering) degree and a Masters in Business Administration.

Catherine Clegg

Ms. Catherine L. Clegg is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Clegg was elected to the Board in March 2019. Ms. Clegg is a senior automotive industry executive with General Motors Company (“GM”) and has extensive experience in manufacturing operations, manufacturing engineering, labor relations, public policy and cultural transformation. Since 2019, she has been the Vice President, Workforce Strategy, Global Human Resources, with responsibility to integrate global workforce development and engagement strategies across the enterprise; primarily among the manufacturing, labor relations, global public policy, legal and human resources functions. She also serves as an advisor to senior leadership in support of special GM initiatives related to Manufacturing and Labor Relations, and she is the lead support staff to the CEO for GM’s involvement in the Business Roundtable. Ms. Clegg previously served as Vice President Business Intelligence, Global Public Policy from 2017 to 2019, where she led 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 also 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. Ms. Clegg received her undergraduate degree from Eastern Michigan University and her MBA from University of Virginia Colgate Darden Graduate School of Business Administration. Ms. Clegg also earned a Master of Arts in Advanced Leadership Studies and completed extensive advanced coursework on Organizational Leadership at Indiana Wesleyan University, as well as executive education at Harvard University and Stanford University.

Michel Dumas

Mr. Michel J. Dumas serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Dumas was elected to the Board in April 2018. Mr. Dumas is the Chair of the Audit Committee of the Company and presides over regularly scheduled executive sessions of the independent directors. 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. 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 serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Taccone was elected to the Board in April 2018. 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.

Adam Dible

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Dennis Turcotte

19,021

David Rintoul

2,361,060

Quinn Coburn

667,144

Jeremy Halford

1,356,520

Inigo Perez

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Gina Gunning

948,335

Jeffrey Dutton

19,021

David Gregory

19,021

Brian Acton

125,000

Catherine Clegg

97,570

Michel Dumas

140,000

Anthony Taccone

125,000

Adam Dible

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As Of  31 Dec 2019