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Lydall Inc (LDL.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Marc Giles

64 2017 Independent Chairman of the Board of Directors

Sara Greenstein

45 2019 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Randall Gonzales

48 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Joseph Abbruzzi

61 2019 President - Lydall Thermal Acoustical Solutions

Robert Junker

51 2019 President - Lydall Technical Nonwovens

Chad McDaniel

46 2019 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel

Ashish Diwanji

2020 Senior Vice President - Innovation, Chief Technology Officer, President - Performance Materials

John Tedone

55 2020 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President - Finance

David Bills

59 2018 Independent director

Swen Soderstrom

66 2003 Independent director

Kathleen Burdett

64 2003 Independent Director

James Cannon

49 2017 Independent Director

Matthew Farrell

63 2003 Independent Director

Suzanne Hammett

64 2000 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Marc Giles

Mr. Marc T. Giles serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr. Giles was a director at Intevac, Inc., a publicly traded company and a leader in thin film processing technologies and developer of advanced high sensitivity digital sensors, cameras, and integrated systems, from May 2014 through May 2017, where he also served as a member of the Audit Committee. He was a director of Checkpoint Systems, Inc., a global leader in merchandise availability solutions for the retail industry, from March 2013 until its sale to CCL Industries in May 2016, where he also served as Chair of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Giles served from 2001 until September 2016 as a director of Gerber Scientific, Inc. (“Gerber Scientific”), a global manufacturer that provides software, computerized manufacturing systems, supplies and services to a variety of industries worldwide, which was acquired by a private equity firm in 2011 and owned by said firm until its sale to American Industrial Products in September of 2016. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Gerber Scientific from 2001 to 2012 and provided transitional services through his retirement in 2012. Mr. Giles previously served as Senior Vice President and President of Gerber Technology, Inc. (“Gerber Tech”), a subsidiary of Gerber Scientific. Prior to joining Gerber Tech, he served in several senior positions in management, strategy development, mergers & acquisitions and sales & marketing management with FMC Corp., a manufacturer of machinery and chemicals.

Sara Greenstein

Ms. Sara A. Greenstein serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Ms. Greenstein is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Lydall, Inc., a position to which she was appointed on November 18, 2019. Ms. Greenstein joined Lydall from the integrated steel producer United States Steel Corporation (“U.S. Steel”), where she served as Senior Vice President of its $4 billion global Consumer Solutions business unit with 4,500 employees across nine large operating facilities since 2014. Prior to U.S. Steel, Ms. Greenstein served for 12 years at Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (“UL”), the world’s leading global safety certification company. Ms. Greenstein is currently a member of the board of directors of Briggs & Stratton Corporation, a leading manufacturer of gasoline engines for lawn and garden equipment, where she serves on the company’s Finance Committee and Nominating & Governance Committee.

Randall Gonzales

Mr. Randall B. Gonzales serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, Progress Rail Services Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc. (2014-2018), a diversified global supplier of railroad and transit system products and services.

Joseph Abbruzzi

Mr. Joseph A. Abbruzzi serves as President - Lydall Thermal Acoustical Solutions of the Company. Formerly President, Technical Nonwovens, (February 20, 2014); formerly Sr. Vice President, General Manager, Lydall Thermal/Acoustical Fibers (March 14, 2011).

Robert Junker

Mr. Robert Junker is President - Lydall Technical Nonwovens of the Company. Vice President, Operations, Parker Hannifin (2017 - 2019), a global leader in motion and control technologies; President, Purolator Advanced Filtration Group, CLARCOR (2016-2017), a manufacturer of filtration systems and packaging materials; President & CEO, Hengst North America, a division of Hengst Automotive (2010 - 2016), an international developer and manufacturer of filtration and fluid management solutions for the automotive and engine industry. Mr. Junker holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois and a Master of Business Administration from St. Ambrose University.

Chad McDaniel

Mr. Chad A. McDaniel J.D. serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel of the Company. formerly Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel (May 13, 2015); formerly Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary (May 10, 2013). Director, Chase Corporation (2016), NYSE: CCF, a manufacturer of protective materials for high reliability applications.

Ashish Diwanji

Dr. Ashish P. Diwanji has been appointed as Senior Vice President - Innovation, Chief Technology Officer, President - Performance Materials of the Company effective 6/5/2020. Dr. Diwanji recently joined Lydall as Senior Vice President, Innovation and Chief Technology Officer, focusing on advancing product-line rationalization and maximizing strategic technological development across the three business segments. Prior to joining Lydall, Dr. Diwanji led the product investment strategy and was the Chief Technology Officer for the Consumer Solutions division of U.S. Steel (NYSE:X). Before joining U.S. Steel, he spent nearly 20 years at Owens Corning with his last role being the Vice President of Innovations for their composites business.

John Tedone

Mr. John J. Tedone has been appointed as Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President - Finance of the Company effective 5/4/2020. He will be joining Lydall from his position as Vice President, Finance and Chief Accounting Officer of Kaman Corporation (“Kaman”), a diversified company that conducts business in the aerospace, medical and industrial markets (NYSE: KAMN). Mr. Tedone joined Kaman in November 2004 as Assistant Vice President, Internal Audit and was promoted to Vice President, Internal Audit in 2006. He transitioned to Vice President, Finance and Chief Accounting Officer in April 2007.

David Bills

Mr. David G. Bills serves as Independent director of the Company. Since 2015, Mr. Bills has served on the Board of Directors of Modine Manufacturing Company, a publicly traded industrial manufacturing company, where he has been a member of the Audit, Corporate Governance and Technology Committees. From 2001 until he retired in 2017, he held a number of senior executive positions at E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (“DuPont”), a public global chemical and materials company, most recently as Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy. Prior to joining DuPont, Mr Bills was a partner at McKinsey and Company, a management consulting firm.

Swen Soderstrom

Mr. Swen Carl Soderstrom Jr. serves as Independent director of the Company. Mr. Soderstrom currently is a member of the Board of Directors of Evergy, Inc. (formerly known as Westar Energy, Inc. before it merged with Kansas City Power & Light Company in 2018) and serves as a member of each of the Audit, the Finance and the Nuclear, Operations and Environmental Oversight Committees. Prior to the merger, Mr. Soderstrom was a member of the Board of Directors of Evergy, Inc. since 2010. From 1986 until his retirement in 2004, Mr. Soderstrom held various senior positions at Rockwell International (“Rockwell”), most recently at the automotive business of Rockwell (subsequently spun off and merged to form ArvinMeritor, Inc., now known as Meritor, Inc.). At the time, ArvinMeritor was a global supplier of a broad range of integrated systems, modules and components serving light vehicle, commercial truck, trailer and specialty original equipment manufacturers and certain aftermarkets. Mr. Soderstrom served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at the time of his retirement. Prior to joining Rockwell, Mr. Soderstrom held management positions at General Electric Company and Emerson Electric Co.

Kathleen Burdett

Ms. Kathleen Burdett serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Burdett served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dexter Corporation (“Dexter”), a developer and manufacturer of nonwoven products primarily used in the food packaging, medical, and hygiene markets, specialty polymers primarily used in the aerospace and electronics markets and precise, reproducible biological, and biochemical products used for applications in the life sciences industry, from 1994 until Dexter’s merger with Invitrogen Corporation (“Invitrogen”), in 2000. From 2000 until her retirement in 2002, Ms. Burdett served as a consultant to Invitrogen. Prior to that, Ms. Burdett served as the Controller and Principal Accounting Officer of Dexter and as a member of the Board of Directors of Life Technologies, Inc., a majority owned subsidiary of Dexter, and as Chair of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Executive Committee and the Compensation Committee of Life Technologies, Inc.

James Cannon

Mr. James J. Cannon serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Cannon has been President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of FLIR Systems, Inc. (“FLIR”) since June 2017. FLIR is global maker of sensor systems that support security and surveillance, environmental and condition monitoring, outdoor recreation, machine vision, navigation, and advanced threat detection. Previously, Mr. Cannon was an employee of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (“Stanley”) from 2001 to 2017, most recently as President, Stanley Security, North America & Emerging Markets, from October 2014 to June 2017. Mr. Cannon was President of Stanley Oil & Gas from August 2012 to October 2014, President of Stanley Industrial & Automotive Repair, Europe and Latin America, from July 2011 to August 2012, and President of Stanley Industrial and Automotive Repair, North America from February 2009 to July 2011. Stanley is a global supplier of tools and storage, commercial security, and engineered fastening solutions. Mr. Cannon served in the United States Army from 1989 until 1999 as an Infantryman and Armor Officer.

Matthew Farrell

Mr. Matthew T. Farrell serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Farrell is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (“Church & Dwight”), which manufactures and markets a wide range of personal care, household and specialty products. In 2015, Mr. Farrell was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Church & Dwight. From 2007 through 2014, Mr. Farrell was Chief Financial Officer of Church & Dwight. Prior to that, Mr. Farrell was Chief Financial Officer of Alpharma Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company; he served as Vice President, Investor Relations & Communications at Ingersoll-Rand Ltd., and he held various senior financial positions at AlliedSignal Inc. Mr. Farrell began his career with KPMG Peat Marwick LLP, where he was an audit partner.

Suzanne Hammett

Ms. Suzanne Hammett serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Hammett currently is a member of the Board of Directors of American Express National Bank. From 2007 until her retirement in 2017, Ms. Hammett was the Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Credit Risk Officer for Capital One, N.A. (“Capital One”), a diversified bank that offers financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. Prior to joining Capital One, Ms. Hammett served as the Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer for the Radian Group Inc., a credit enhancement company, from 2005 to 2007. Ms. Hammett began her career with J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., where she was an Executive Vice President and held numerous senior positions, including Head of Credit Risk Policy, during her 28-year tenure.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Marc Giles

205,508

Sara Greenstein

4,174,580

Randall Gonzales

648,250

Joseph Abbruzzi

1,008,240

Robert Junker

--

Chad McDaniel

1,012,220

Ashish Diwanji

--

John Tedone

--

David Bills

144,008

Swen Soderstrom

158,008

Kathleen Burdett

168,508

James Cannon

142,008

Matthew Farrell

151,008

Suzanne Hammett

163,508
As Of  31 Dec 2019